Eight small businesses along North Williams Avenue will reprise their ever popular annual holiday shopping event, Shop Williams Late, on Friday, December 6. This street-wide event lets shoppers visit some of their favorite retailers after hours and get some holiday shopping done while they’re at it!
This year’s event will feature childcare from 6pm - 10pm provided by ShalaKids. Parents can sign up by calling 503-963-9642. ShalaKids is located inside the HUB Building at 3808 N. Williams Ave., Suite B.
Participating businesses – situated between Beech and Shaver Streets – will stay open late to offer adult beverages, hors d'oeuvres and 20% off all items in their stores. This year’s participants include:
Gladys Bikes: Women-focused bike shop specializing in semi-custom bicycle builds, bicycle fit and the friendliest service around.
ink & peat: Clever mix of modern, vintage, and organically-inspired home decor products, combined with fresh floral designs.
Lark Press: Letterpress printing studio specializing in custom wedding invitations, business cards and original greeting cards.
Lodekka: Men’s and women’s resale clothing store housed in a 1965 British double decker bus.
Myoptic Optometry: Portland's destination for the best in eye care and eye wear with a commitment to our community.
Queen Bee by Rebecca Pearcy: Beautifully functional, locally-crafted handbags, wallets, accessories, jewelry, clothing, and home textiles. For this event, all purchases over $50 will enter you into a raffle for a $100 gift certificate!
SpielWerk Toys: Community toy store specializing in hard-to-find classic and modern traditional toys.
Yoga Shala of Portland: Unique yoga center that offers classes, events, clot ing, books, CDs, yoga props and other related items for all levels of practitioners. Shoppers will receive an additional 5% when they bring a non-perishable food donation for the Oregon Food Bank.
The following businesses will also have special offerings during this event:
Cha!Cha!Cha! (Williams Ave. location only): $5 discount on regular food purchase of $25 and 10% off gift certificates.
Kenny & Zukes Deli Bar: Movies, hot cider and Reuben Sliders for $5 and happy hour prices all night!
Urban Nest Realty: Sake tastings with chocolate pairings.