Jantzen Beach Super Center - N Portland, OR - a unique shopping experience

Jantzen Beach Super Center is a mall that combines both outdoor stores for major retailers and indoor stores featuring local retailers. The largest wooden carousel in the country that actually runs can also be found here. Open every day is the CW Parker Carousel. The mall which is just off of I-5 at the Oregon and Washington border utilizing exit 308 provides tax free shopping. The Jantzen Beach Super Center is open from 11am until 8pm Monday through Saturday and from 11am until 6pm on Saturdays. The hours of the stores themselves may be different from those of the mall itself.

The historic wooden carousel with seventy-two hand carved horses has been completely restored and relocated to the Jantzen Beach food court from the amusement park where it was originally located. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places the carousel is only $2 for anyone to enjoy. The summer hours for the carousel are from 11am until 8pm on Friday and Saturday, the carousel closes at 6pm on Holidays and from Sunday to Thursday.

Birthday parties can be held at the carousel within the Jantzen Beach Super Center as well. The rate is $5 a guest for up to twenty-four guests that includes an hour and a half of unlimited carousel rides. Parties at the carousel will held along the glass walls with a maximum three tables and twenty-four chairs provided. There is no outside food allowed and parties have to be scheduled ahead of time. The food court itself is reserved for customers of the stores in the mall and the general public still has access to the CW Parker Carousel when it is being used in conjunction with birthday parties. Checks are the only form of payment excepted for parties.

Patrons of the Jantzen Beach Super Center can inquire about park room rentals for holding meeting, classes or a variety of other events in the mall itself. The rental times affect the rental rate which is by the hour. Additional information can be gotten by contacting the mall office and asking about park room rentals.

The Jantzen Beach Super Center offers its patrons a variety of stores to choose from for complete shopping experience ranging from Barnes and Noble to Cricket Wireless. Patrons of the center can purchase everything from a cup of coffee to books and clothing at any of the various shops found there. When patrons need a break they can enjoy a meal in the food court and let the kids ride the carousel as they relax. They can even ride with the kids if they would like.

There are a variety of hotels near the Jantzen Beach Super Center for tourists to the area to stay at making shopping at the center more convenient. The center will hold various events for different occasions and an accurate listing with the times and dates can be gotten by contacting the Jantzen Beach Super Center itself. Whether you want to host a birthday party or just go shopping the Jantzen Beach Super Center can meet your needs.

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