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Holiday Gift Guide — Oregon Style

Published: December 13, 2022

 

Shop local, shop Oregon! Along with exquisite artisan gifts from the Holiday Market, local products from Made In Oregon and fan gear from The Duck Store, discover local, Oregon-made gifts and souvenirs and share a little bit of Oregon with your family and friends! Some of these are perfect stocking stuffers, but others are sized right for under the tree.

TrackTown USA Gear

A memento of Eugene's running culture makes for an ideal track fan of all ages. No one will ever forget 2022 — the greatest year of track and field right here in Eugene, OR. Shop the official TrackTown USA website for hoodies and t-shirts, or honor Steve Prefontaine with gear from The Prefontaine Classic. Or pick up a pair of new running shoes from a local running shop!

Shopping for running shoes in TrackTown USA is high on the list of things to do when visiting… More Info

Reservation for A Holiday Weekend Away

The perfect gift this year is the manifestation of a holiday getaway. Book a retreat to the Oregon Coast and stay in the Heceta Lighthouse B&B — on the wish list of any romantic. Or wine and dine your loved one with the Holiday Gift Package at the luxurious Inn at the 5th or The Gordon Hotel in downtown Eugene's Market District.

Breakfast in Bed Hotel Package

Coburg Candy Company

In historic Coburg, just north of Eugene - Springfield, the Coburg Candy Company is a sweet discovery for anyone building gingerbread houses, stuffing stockings or just seeking a nostalgic candy store experience. They stock trendy favorites, classic confectionaries and locally-made chocolates. From taffy to lollipops, find the perfect sweet treat to gift!

A Custom Hat from Northwest Hat Co.

Put a hat brush and hat cleaner in their stocking and then surprise them with a quality, custom Northwest Hat under the tree. From westerns to Panamas, choose the perfect style or look for your loved one. You will have to find an excuse to measure their head, however!

Northwest Hat Company

Fishing Gear or Guided Trip

Whether your person is an expert fisher or is just curious, Home Waters Fly Fishing and Caddis Fly Angling Shop offer an array of gear and guide services. Find everything you need to get started or some more advanced pieces that an angler will love. Check out year-round guide services to ensure even a beginner has a great day on the river. Gift certificates available. 

Park Membership with Friends of Buford Park

This is a great gift for the hiker and outdoors person. Membership includes trail maps not available to the public plus a pass to all of the 49 Lane County parks. The cost of this membership goes towards natural habitat restoration and ensures the Mount Pisgah area will be a safe place to recreate for future generations too. You can buy a membership to gift to someone and get one for yourself too. 

Euphoria Chocolate's Pinot Noir Truffles

Enjoy these delectable truffles from Eugene's own Euphoria Chocolate Company. Handcrafted in dark or milk chocolate with local Willamette Valley Pinot Noir wine, these 4-piece boxed truffles make wonderful stocking stuffers and after-dinner treats. Chocolate bars wrapped in artwork depicting local sights are also available. 

Rafting Gift Certificate with A. Helfrich

Plan for an adrenaline rush on the river! Gift the gift of white water rafting on the Wild & Scenic McKenzie River with expert local guides. River rafting is one of the quintessential "Oregon" things to do. Plus, experiences make memories that last a lifetime. 

Thinking Tree Spirits Gift Set

Add these small batch seasonal releases to any well stocked bar. Thinking Tree Spirits is a distinctly local, innovative and excellent distillery with a reputation for gorgeous bottles and elegant cocktails presented in their Whiteaker Neighborhood tasting room. This season enjoy Marionberry Liqueur, Peach Liqueur and Pear Brandy while supplies lasts.

Home Goods at Down to Earth

What are the ongoing trends these years? Yep, besides toilet paper, active dry yeast and hand sanitizer; canning jars have been a big seller. Stock up your loved one with these useful glass jars and perhaps you'll have some preserves in your future. Down to Earth Garden & Gift has a robust selection of jars, in all styles and sizes, along with other treasured tools for the home and garden. If you can't decide between a sprout kit or an everlasting cast iron skillet, you can always get a gift card.

Gift Collections from Territorial Seed Company

From a "container-friendly" garden kit to seed collections like "Salsa Party" or "Super Smoothie", Territorial Seed Company has a gift package just right for your beginner or accomplished gardener. Or order online your favorite seed packets to help stuff stockings.

Urban Lumber Co. Wood 

Okay, for the total wow factor, gift your loved one a gorgeous reclaimed wood coffee table from Urban Lumber's showroom... made even more amazing if it's crafted from a beloved tree that fell during the last ice storm... Or get them a beautifully crafted wooden serving bowl, a wooden tray or cutting board to grace the holiday table!

Shelton McMurphey Johnson Tea Towel

A 100% cotton tea towel printed with an architectural depiction of the historic Shelton McMurphey Johnson House makes a classic keepsake for local history and architecture enthusiasts. All proceeds benefit keeping the SMJH operational.

Gone Rogue Boutique

Tucked into the Whiteaker Neighborhood, this delightfully curated shop features home goods and fashion. Embrace sustainability Oregon-style and invest in re-usable gift tags, hand strung necklaces and artisan bath products. Gone Rogue Boutique showcases an assortment of vendors, craft spaces and workshops.

Oregon Souvenirs

Stop by the Eugene, Cascades & Coast Visitor Center to pick up Lane County origin gifts from mugs to chocolate, from stickers to t-shirts. Hazelnuts are a popular local product, along with blackberry jams and local honey.

Visitor Center Hazelnuts by Melanie Griffin
Author: Taj Barnhart Morgan

Taj Barnhart Morgan is the Director of Content Strategy for Travel Lane County. A journalism graduate from the University of Oregon, Taj has two decades of special event management and hospitality marketing experience in San Diego, CA and Maui, HI. Passionate about mothering, and back to her Oregon roots, she is discovering the Eugene, Cascades & Coast region all over again through the eyes of her daughter.