Central Oregon’s Tax-Free Shopping Means You Won’t Leave Empty Handed

If you loved your vacation so much you want to take a piece of Central Oregon home with you, or you just want to take advantage of our tax-free shopping, we’ve got you covered with big-box stores and cute, locally-owned boutique shops.

The Village at Sunriver offers a relaxed atmosphere where you can get gifts for people back home or stock up on everything you need for your new favorite hobby. You can grab outdoor gear at Sunriver Sports, 4 Seasons Recreational Outfitters or stop by The Lazy Daisy for unique gifts, women’s accessories, seasonal merchandise and beautiful home decor.

If you’d rather rent, you can get the whole family set up with gear for Mt. Bachelor or riding bikes around town at various sports shops.

In Bend you’ll have the opportunity to stroll through quiet streets downtown and shop for quality clothing at our local boutiques such as Hot Box Betty and Cascade Cottons.

If you need a midday pick-me-up, stop in at Goody’s for a special treat.

On the east side of town at The Bend Factory Stores, you can get great deals on brands you love like Nike, Pendleton, Columbia and Coach.

Bend’s Old Mill District is about as distinct as it gets with our iconic stacks towering high above and iconic stores like Gap, Victoria’s Secret, American Eagle and REI.

From big name stores you’d expect in big cities to unique boutiques with small town charm, you’ll find a wide variety of shopping here on the High Desert; and plenty of restaurants to fuel your fun for hours on end!

Shopping Central Oregon’s Malls and Collections

Old Mill District

Bend’s Old Mill District is its own small town of shops. Stretching along the bank of the Deschutes River, this revitalized historic site incorporates vintage brick buildings into a beautiful promenade with a popular collection of shops. Major retailers include Victoria’s Secret, REI, Coldwater Creek, Banana Republic and The Gap and local favorite Saxon’s Fine Jewelers.

With so much shopping to do here, you’ll need to stay energized with a stop for lunch, a local microbrew, cocktail, or dinner. At Greg’s Grill, Pastini Pastaria, Anthony’s and Level 2 in the Old Mill District, bask on the patios with gorgeous views of the Cascade Mountains over a tranquil stretch of the Deschutes River.

Head to the Ticket Mill for concert tickets, gift certificates, pint glasses, postcards, posters or check out binoculars and a birding list for viewing along this stunning avian migratory corridor.

must-have: The perfect dress that’s great over a bathing suit and can go straight to drinks and dinner on the patio.

Bend Factory Stores

At the south end of town lies one of Bend’s biggest secrets. The Bend Factory Stores have everything from sportswear and formal wear to children’s wear and home furnishings. For those who love a deal, the Bend Factory Stores has a Nike and a Columbia Sportswear outlet to name just a couple. Other stores in the outlet include The Coach Factory Store, Eddie Bauer Outlet, Izod, Pendleton Outlet and Pearl iZumi.

must-have: A head-to-toe high-tech ensemble that keeps you smiling and comfy under our true-blue summer skies or on snowy adventures – all at a reasonable price.

Bend River Promenade

The long-established Bend River Promenade Mall on Third Street is a hub of shopping variety in Bend. This shopping center is home to many of the trusted brands we grew up with, such as Macy’s, Kohl’s and T.J. Maxx. The Duck Store is just across the street for University of Oregon Duck gear and accessories.

must-have: A new pair of polarized sunglasses, because we have 300 days of sun a year, and even less rain than San Diego.

Cascade Village Shopping Center

The Cascade Village Shopping Center is located on the north edge of town. Here you’ll find many larger format stores including Trader Joe’s, Target, The Home Depot, Best Buy, Ross, Dick’s Sporting Goods and Famous Footwear.

must-have: Crunchy and delicious organic snacks for your trip up to the mountains, and gear that will keep you happy while you’re there, no matter the season.

A Shopper’s Dream

Boutiques & Gear

Imagine Frye boots, Coach handbags, Keen eco-flats and Salomon ski boots—without sales tax.

Visiting a new destination is about discovering new landscapes, people and lifestyles, and letting all that inspire you, right down to your personal style. Central Oregon has a relaxed, mountain-chic aesthetic that extends from fashionable clothes for town to high-performance sportswear and gear for the outdoors. You’ll want to take our style home with you. Fortunately, our region offers a range of retail variety, from small one-of-a kind boutiques to large chains and everything in between. Apparel to footwear, gifts to jewelry, locally made products to imports – there’s something for every shopper. Don’t forget, there’s no sales tax in Oregon.

Boutique Experience

For the small boutique experience, shop  The Village at Sunriverdowntown Bend, downtown Sisters, and downtown Redmond. Each of these locations offers a broad mix of shops with friendly shopkeepers offering highly personalized service. The shops lining the streets are woven among a blend of irresistible venues where you can dine and drink along the way.

The Village at Sunriver

This exceptional shopping experience, with boutiques, art galleries and sporting goods stores, is the place to go for whatever you need to make your visit that much more fun and interesting.

Browse original, handcrafted gifts and fine art from more than 30 local artists. Since you’re here to relax, get in touch with your crafty side with knitting and beading supplies. Have fun at the toy store or linger in the bookstore, perusing the perfect tome for your visit: fiction, non-fiction, mystery, or a local guide book. Rent a moped or stock up on fly-fishing equipment. Take home items unique to Oregon, and don’t forget some special treats for your pet.

The Pavilion at the Village at Sunriver in Central Oregon

After you’ve shopped ’til you’ve dropped, kick back at one of many distinctive dining venues that run the gamut from bistros to breweries and bakeries.

must-have: Oregon berry gourmet jams and syrups made from the renowned fruit of Oregon: marionberry, loganberry, black raspberry, red raspberry, wild huckleberry, blueberry, wild blackberry and Bandon cranberry.

Downtown Bend

There’s fashion, furniture, jewelry, art galleries, as well as plenty of restaurants, breweries, coffeehouses, ice cream shops and old-fashioned candy stores to keep you going. As you shop, you’ll enjoy strolling among charming brick buildings that date back to the early 1900s. Today the shopping scene is as vibrant as it was even in Bend’s early days as a booming timber town.

The Tower Theatre exterior in Downtown Bend, Oregon

Keep it local with Oregon Body & Bath. Here you’ll find some of the best products that Oregon has to offer, so you can surround yourself with the spirit of our state even after you’ve returned home. Don’t forget to stop in The Oregon Store, where you’ll find the best of Oregon-made goods: including Pendleton blankets made especially for Ducks and Beavers fans.

must-have: Pendleton Woolen Mills blankets and pillows add personality to any home. Accent a bed or sofa with these beautiful and functional items. This famous mill’s designs will energize a room or favorite chair, incorporating bold colors and patterns inspired by Native American traditions.

Cascade Cottons captures the character of Bend with fashionable and fun T-shirts, hoodies, fleece and hats sporting Bend, Mt. Bachelor, and Central Oregon logos. Proclaim your love for beer, the outdoors and all things Bend with casual apparel for the entire family.

must-have: The T-shirt that puts the Bend spin on the movie Star Wars, emblazoned with the phrase, “May the forest be with you!”

Cowgirl Cash is Bend’s boutique for used cowboy boots, belt buckles and jeans. Women from all over the world have come to love Hot Box Betty, and the shop’s personal styling expertise. Every piece of clothing and fashion accessory is selected with an eye for the latest trends that also fit the Bend lifestyle. In your search for the perfect collection of outfits for your dream closet, stop here for sensational pieces, and where the emphasis is always on service, service, and service.

must-have: Leather belts, cuffs, and handbags handmade from fine Italian leather in sumptuous saturated color. Exposed stitching imparts an artisanal organic quality. High-end denims with impeccable fit, finish, feel and originality and eco-chic yoga-inspired pieces. And, even the “world’s most comfortable thong.”

Celebrating a special occasion during your visit? Head down Newport Avenue to Donner Flower Shop, which has been doing fine floral arrangements and gifts here for more than a century.

Downtown Sisters

Downtown Sisters, Oregon

In Western-themed downtown Sisters, you’ll find more than Western wear. Stroll through the many art galleries and specialty shops. Find that undiscovered treasure in one of Sisters’ antique shops. Among the many specialty shops, you’ll find wonderful restaurants. Enjoy a scrumptious meal, taste some wine, grab an ice cream cone or just sit back and people watch.

must-have: Add some cowgirl (or cowboy) chic to your personal style with a great pair of boots and hat. These classics withstand all fashion fluctuations, are envied on city streets, or roughed up on our breathtaking trails. Need a wow-factor for your home? A rustic antler chandelier is it.

Downtown Redmond

Redmond is not only Central Oregon’s flight hub, this city offers retail with a view. It is also the place to shop for antiques. Cruise the emporiums on 6th Street and see what gems you can find. For contemporary tastes, there are unique home furnishing stores, hip clothing stores and cool coffee shops. Downtown Redmond is the unexpected jewel of retail therapy in Central Oregon.

must-have: Frontier-era glass apothecary jars, and early 20th-century cards and letters, handwritten by fountain pen and framed.

Downtown Redmond, Oregon