Four Ways to Shop Downtown Hillsboro for the Holidays
The holiday season is upon us and so is the time to shop for gifts. Gift giving can be stressful enough, so we are here to make it a little easier to stay local and support Downtown Hillsboro businesses and get the perfect gift for everyone on your list. Follow along for four unique and special ways to shop local this holiday season.
1. Shop in person
Skip the crowds and stress of the mall during this busy season and opt for some of your favorite local stores to get your shopping done. Check out our retail guide to see all of the amazing options we have in Downtown. There is something for everyone from home goods and clothing to art supplies and local artisanal foods.
2. Shop online
Short on time or just prefer to shop online? Close that Amazon tab and instead take a look at some of the amazing Downtown retailers who have online storefronts. There are a variety of options including coffee, fine art, toys, pet supplies, and more!
- Bennet's Urban Farm Store
- Catherine Bede Gallery
- Crystal Heart Boutique
- Elizabeth Higgins Art
- Hillsboro Hobby Shop
- Nan's on Third
- Piccolo Mondo Toys
- Puppernickel Barkery
- Rune & Board
- White Birch Design Co.
- Boldly Fashionable Boutique
3. Help them de-stress
Let's face it, we could all use a little help relaxing at the end of a long and exciting year. Whether your loved one winds down with a bottle of wine or a fully body Swedish massage, we've got you covered. Take a look at some of Hillsboro's amazing wine memberships and body work options for the overworked and overstressed on your list.
- Reiki session at A Path to Healing
- Book a massage
- Acupuncture session at New Leaf
- Rose Hill Wellness - Skin & Body Boutique
3. Purchase a Downtown Gift Card
What about that person on your list who seems to have it all? A Downtown gift card is a great way to stay local while also ensuring that your loved one gets exactly what they want for the holidays this year. You can purchase your Downtown gift card here.
4. Gift an experience
Maybe your loved ones aren't into material items, but you still hope to get them something special. Gifting an experience is a great option and even gives you a chance to connect if you attend together! Downtown Hillsboro has a variety of classes, shows, and more.
Take a class
- Art classes at Colours Art
- Art classes with Elizabeth Higgins
- Art classes at Sequoia Gallery
- Cooking Classes at Collective Market
- Dance Classes at Hillsboro Dance Center
- Music classes at Mir Music
See a Show
Hopefully this guide makes it a little bit easier to shop local this season and to not only get thoughtful gifts for your friends and family and also support your community at the same time. Each of the businesses included in this post are independently owned small businesses, local artists, or community theaters and organizations and spending money with them supports the health and wellness of not only them but our community as a whole. Happy shopping!