What are your most cherished holiday ornaments? Whether they’re pristine crystal or made with dried macaroni and glue, many ornaments hold a special story. Add to your ornament collection—or to the collection of someone you love—at one of our holiday stores or festivals. The ornament will not only add to your home’s festive cheer, but also be a lovely reminder of your trip to the Tualatin Valley for years to come.
1. Art on Broadway Holiday Boutique
Nestled in historic downtown Beaverton, pop into this holiday sale for handmade ornaments with a sophisticated twist. To create a luxurious gift, wrap the delicate ornament in a velvet throw or silk scarf—also available at Art on Broadway! The holiday sale is open through December 27; closed Christmas Day and the day following.
2. Live Laugh Love Glass
This glass blowing studio has multiple ornament workshops where you can create your own classic holiday or snowman ornament. As a little present to you, the studio is even offering a half-off Groupon deal on ornament classes. For those who prefer to only be around solid glass, you can simply purchase artist-made ornaments from Live Laugh Love Glass’ location at Washington Square—pick up a few for the tree while you’re shopping for all your other (tax-free!) presents.
3. Miki’s Christmas Shop
Find European-styled ornaments at this Old-World holiday shop located in the tasting room at Shafer Vineyard Cellars. In addition to ornaments, you can revel in the shops nutcracker and pyramid collections. Of course, a little wine tasting will add some extra Christmas cheer, as well.
4. Sequoia Gallery All Member Show & Sale
For a truly spectacular sight, check out this show’s annual Holiday Ornament Tree, which sparkles with handmade ornaments of all kinds: glass, wood, miniature painted canvases and more. Pick your favorite from the tree and then add it to your own at home. The holiday sale runs through the end of January; gallery hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 10am to 5pm.
Drive through the breathtaking holiday tree farm until a large-scale nutcracker welcomes you to the farm’s year-round holiday shop. With thousands of ornaments to choose from, you can find an ornament to best fit your passions.