Where to Shop on Small Business Saturday
When it comes to shopping for the holidays, think small. Small Business Saturday, which takes place on November 25th, is a great way to shop for the holidays while supporting your local Hartford businesses.
Plus, Black Friday is overrated.
Check out some of the local Hartford area businesses and restaurants that will be offering specials deals and giveaways for this day only.
This jewelry, accessories, apparel, home, and gift store will have a bunch of sales going on the whole Thanksgiving weekend. But on Small Business Saturday, Silver Dahlia will be giving away a free Vera Bradley penguin tote bag with every $100 purchase!
Hartford Prints! will be releasing their new Holiday Collection right around this Thanksgiving season, including fresh apparel, new gifts, ornaments, and fan favorite holiday cards. They will also be offering exclusive day-only specials, including:
- 10% off merch if you’re wearing Hartford Prints!
- FREE CT ornament on purchases more than $100
- FREE Small State Big Heart shirt on purchases more than $200
- FREE holiday snacks and spirits for ALL shoppers over 21
Looking for the perfect ornament gift? Check out The Clay Pen in West Hartford. They will be offering a special on their clay ornaments – Buy 3 ornaments get the 4th FREE.
On Saturday and Sunday, NoRA Cupcake Company will be hosting a holiday shop-up in their Middletown location. They’re hosting a small group of local artisans to get everyone in the holiday, gift-giving season.
Some vendors include:
- Whole Harmony Teas
- Killam Bassette Jams
- Loxley & Leaf
- Stock the Bar Candles
Spend $15 or more at any vendor and you get entered to win a free cupcake party at your home with the one and only NoRA Cupcake Truck!
Samantha Gale Designs specializes in farmhouse interior design with the cutest holiday decorations, vintage holiday wreaths, and holiday ornaments as well as custom upholstery, pillows, and furniture. Mention this post and receive 15% off your purchase!
On Small Business Saturday, enjoy a FREE BAGEL with spread from Greenway Market up until 12:30 PM
Dhaba Wala recently opened in downtown Hartford, offering delicious Indian cuisine. Get a FREE DESSERT item at Dhaba Wala through lunch with a purchase of any entree. See the dessert options here.
Our favorite vintage shop in the area, Blaze and Bloom will be giving away their very own “Blaze Bucks” to any customer who comes into the shop and spends at least $40. The bucks will be worth $10 – but for a few lucky customers, they’ll be worth even more.
Known for their Wild Moon liqueurs, Hartford Flavor Company will be offering 50% off tours throughout the day. If you have family in town for the holiday, this makes for the PERFECT spot to bring them.
What could be better than the gift of pizza? Naples Pizza in Farmington is giving away a bonus $10 gift card on any $50 gift card purchase for Small Business Saturday.
If you mention this post, Liquid Nirvana, a juice and smoothie bar with locations in Avon and Glastonbury, will take 10% off your purchase. Tip: get the PB&J bowl. It will change your life!