Black Wagon Wagon Notes

This is the final week of our Biggest SALE of the Year!

Posted on | January 11, 2015 | No Comments

Get these goodies before they’re long gone!
Last Chance to save big on Black Wagon Signature Collection and so much more!!!

Take advantage of our MLK Day weekend SALE!!!

*In stock toys only
*Sale does no apply to Uncle Goose, Wood Toy Shop and Early Rider Bikes

Happy New Year!

Posted on | December 28, 2014 | No Comments


We’re ringing in the New Year with our Biggest Sale of the Year!

Score the best deals on fabulous finds from Appaman, Mini Rodini, Nununu, Live+Luca, Hatley, Maxomorra, Vans and so much more….

Wishing you much happiness, love and light in 2015!
Now start the year right… SCORE big with these deals!
Sizes and quantity are limited so act fast to save big!

We’ve created some super fun and inspired Gift Guides to Make Holiday Shopping Easy Peasy for you!

Posted on | December 14, 2014 | No Comments

Our Gift Guides are Designed to Find the Perfect Gifts for Every Kind of Kid!
We’re always available to help you! E-mail us or call us: 1-866-916-0004
And YES, of course we will gift wrap your gifts too!
Let us help you be the Hero this Xmas!!

Cyber Monday and Giving Tuesday!

Posted on | December 1, 2014 | No Comments

Cyber Monday Special:

Free UPS Ground Shipping on all orders of $50 or more!

Giving Tuesday: Shop with Black Wagon Tuesday, December 2nd and 10% of all sales will directly to The Children’s Cancer Association and their My Music Rx program! And remember 100% of the sale of our Music Heals tees go to CCA’s Music Heals Program!

We love our Black Wagon Family!

Posted on | October 27, 2014 | No Comments


I love this time of year, after school is back in full swing and just before the Holiday Season, because it allows us to give pause and remember all that is important in our lives.
And when I think about all that I’m grateful for, it all starts with family.

I am so grateful for my amazing family! My husband who supports me in following my dreams as a small business owner.
My kids who are so sweet, loving, funny, curious and uniquely their own ever evolving people.
My father, the beloved Grandfather that my kiddos absolutely adore and who has always given me so much encouragement and love.

But my family is so much bigger:

I am ever so grateful for our awesome Black Wagon staff, who constantly amaze with their dedication, creativity and energy! They are as dedicated to making every customer feel like a member of our Black Wagon Community as I am!

We are fortunate to work with the best vendors, both big and small! All the makers of our Black Wagon offerings are a joy to work with and provide the quality products we are so very proud to share with you.


Most of all, we are so greatful for you, our sweet, wonderful Black Wagon Family! We love and are grateful to be able to watch your families grow and help you find the perfect gifts and goodies for the babes in your life. Thank you for being you, our wonderful extended Black Wagon Family!

These Anniversary Party photos remind us of all the joy and fun we enjoy with our extended Black Wagon Family!!!
Let us say thank you to you by offering some amazing values to capture before the Holiday Season is in full swing:

Week 1: 10/29-11/4: 10-40% off all Coats, Shoes and Bottoms

Week 2: 11/5-11/11: 10-40% off all Sweaters, Sweatshirts, Shirts and Suits

Black Wagon Rewards!

Posted on | October 23, 2014 | No Comments


Flash Fright Treat Night at Black Wagon!

Posted on | October 20, 2014 | No Comments

Join us at Black Wagon for our 8th Annual Flash Fright Treat Night!

This is our favorite event of the year! The cute and creative costumes are frighteningly brilliant!
Photographer Amy McMullen photographs Trick or Treaters from 4-6pm. This is our treat; there is no sitting fee!

A photo gallery will be available shortly after the event to view photos.

Adult beverages, warm cider and snacks will be available!

And of course there will be treats at Black Wagon and at other businesses on Mississippi Ave for your Halloween revelers!

Please RSVP on FB or just stop on by!!!

Boo!!! Can’t wait to see you!!!

Help a Rocking Cause with MyMusicRx

Posted on | September 14, 2014 | No Comments

mhblogSeptember is National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. We are pleased to be supporting MyMusicRx, a program of the Portland-based Children’s Cancer Association.

MyMusicRx delivers innovative and free-of-charge “music medicine” programming at six Portland area pediatric healthcare facilities, including Randall Children’s Hospital at Legacy Emanuel and Doernbecher Children’s Hospital. MyMusicRx online programs are available across the nation.

Three things you can do to help a Rocking Cause!:

1. Learn more at or text GIVE 4194 to 90099 to donate $10 to Global Giving’s Paint Pdx Purple Campaign for MyMusicRx.
2. Donate direct at
3. Purchase a Black Wagon Music Heals tee and 100% of the purchase will go to MyMusicRx.

Like My Look Back to School Edition with Urban Cub

Posted on | July 29, 2014 | No Comments

Like My Look

We’re super excited to team up with Urban Cub for our Back to School Edition of LikeMyLook. UrbanCub’s keen eye for fashion, whether its for women, kids or babes, keeps us stalking their blog:

Their celebration of family life with beauty, grace and appreciation for the simple joys is an inspiration!

See for yourself and you’ll know why we picked Urban Cub to choose our finalists for this next LikeMyLook Back To School Edition!

Here’s how LikeMyLook works:

Head over to our Instagram and check out our fun contest, #likemylook. Put together YOUR favorite Black Wagon looks and we will recreate them and send them over to our friends at Urban Cub. Urban Cub will choose their favorite look each week and each week’s #likemylook winner will receive one of our signature Black Wagon tees! If your look gets the most likes, we’ll send that #likemylook winner a $100.00 Black Wagon gift certificate! What a fun way to play dress up and use your fashionista styling talents to scoop up tees and a spending money just in time for Back to School!

Tell all your friends and may the “liking” begin!

This contest begins NOW and goes thru September 15.

1 winner will be chosen each week for #likemylook

The “look” with the most likes will win a $100.00 Black Wagon gift certificate

To Enter:

  1. Be sure to follow us and our friends, on Instagram, @blackwagon and @urbancub
  2. Head over to and choose your favorite goodies
  3. E-mail your collection picks to
  4. Be sure to include your e-mail, instagram user name, mailing address and children’s clothing size in case you are picked as a winner

Black Wagon Celebrates 8 Years on Mississippi Avenue!

Posted on | July 29, 2014 | No Comments

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Black Wagon Celebrates 8 Years on Mississippi Avenue

Thursday, August 14, 2014 6-9pm

Black Wagon celebrates 8 years on Portland’s charmed Mississippi Avenue with an evening of fun for everyone, Thursday, August 14th, 6-9pm.

Kids Art Show

Each year we’ve made a tradition of showing art created by children. This year we’re our walls will be adorned by art from brothers, Cano and Lias Cano Guevara.

The Original Photo Booth will be on site to capture fun, old-school, photo strips to share with friends and family. Our photo booth is free and unlimited, so bring all your friends and family and leave with oodles of pics of you and your favorite people!

Portland Shave Ice and New Deal Vodka will be on hand to supply delicious shaved ice treats for those who come out to celebrate with us! Off the wagon shaved ice for those over 21! Wink! Wink!

Black Wagon will present new fall collections from favorites, Appaman, Mini Rodini and Herschel. Our focus on children ages newborn to age 12 years provides the intersection of quality and affordable prices that are essentials for back to school or pre-school. In celebration of Black Wagon’s anniversary, all items in the store will be discounted for this event. Black Wagon will be giving away gift certificates and gifts from our neighborhood businesses and amazing vendors like TOMS Shoes, VANS Shoes, HaPe Toys and more!!!

This event is in conjunction with the August Mississippi Avenue Social. Mississippi Avenue Social is a monthly event highlighting the diverse and creative culture of Portland, Oregon’s N. Mississippi independent businesses.

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