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Shopping in Downtown Eugene

Published: October 20, 2020


While you are out exploring downtown Eugene and falling in love with the unique people and culture, these top shopping destinations have the best finds to memorialize your favorite characteristics of the city. Take advantage of the tax-free shopping that makes souvenirs from Oregon even more special. 

Mosaic Fair Trade Collection

Mosaic Fair Trade Store by Melanie Griffin

Shop for goods that do good at Mosaic Fair Trade Collection in the heart of downtown Eugene. From handmade jewelry to environmentally-friendly furniture and now, fair trade face masks. Then stroll through downtown for even more great shopping at places like The Northwest Hat Compan and Passionflower.

Saturday Market

Saturday Market Tie Dye Socks by Ivette Johnson
Saturday Market goods by Ivette Johnson

Every Saturday, downtown Eugene's Park Blocks are full of artisan crafts, international food trucks, fun gifts, live music and street performers. The Eugene Saturday Market is the longest-running outdoor craft market in the country and is one of Eugene's signature experiences. Masks are required. The Saturday Market traditionally has moved indoors as the Holiday Market from November to December. This year, it is staying outdoors to keep shoppers safe. 

5th Street Public Market

Fifth Street Public Market by Joni Kabana

This atmospheric shopping center offers a variety of fine foods and wines at Provisions Market, souvenirs from the Made in Oregon store, children's toys at Elephant's Trunk, hand-crafted leather goods from Will Leather Goods, imported fair trade items from Swahili and a variety of clothing stores including Pendleton Woolen Mills. Visit the 5th Street Public Market

Run Hub Northwest

Run Hub Northwest by Melanie Griffin

It wouldn't be TrackTown USA without some seriously great stores dedicated to going the distance. Run Hub Northwest not only provides the newest technology, innovative gear and customer support, but you can also join their training programs. 

Farmer's Union Marketplace

Farmers Union Marketplace by Melanie Griffin

Farmer's Union Marketplace is a historic and charming area for casual shopping and sipping coffee at Farmers' Union Coffee Roasters. Shop home and garden goods at Down to Earth, browse unique retro items at Oak Street Vintage and enjoy an aromatic experience as you peruse the finest botanicals at Mountain Rose Herbs Mercantile

Author: Melanie Ryan Griffin

Melanie is a University of Oregon graduate who studied Cultural Anthropology. After finishing school, she worked as a touring photojournalist writing concert and album reviews for online publications. Melanie is now the Art Director for Travel Lane County. She has lived in Eugene for more than a decade and spends nearly every weekend searching for new favorite places in the county. She has also lived in California, New Mexico, Florida, Spain and Slovakia but loves Oregon the most.

Melanie enjoys exploring the vibrant arts and culture scene in Eugene.  She also loves painting, cooking for friends, dancing, hiking and learning new things.