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Where To Participate In Small Business Saturday
While Indianapolis does have their fair share of shopping malls and big retail shopping, don't forget that Indianapolis is booming with small businesses. These small businesses would love your patronage this holiday season as you purchase gifts for your loved ones. Small Business Saturday happens on Saturday, November 25th and it's your chance to support all of the small businesses this holiday season. Plenty of small businesses are offering special deals and swag this year, so consider shopping small for your holiday gifts!
Here are a few locations offering Small Business Saturday swag & deals!
Homespun: Modern Handmade
This Mass Ave shop is opening their doors a whole hour early at 9 am to welcome early bird shoppers. First 10 people in line get a swag bag! One of these bags is a "super" swag bag with a high-dollar item from another Mass Ave merchant. This downtown shop focuses on contemporary handmade goods - jewelry, apparel, housewares, artisanal foods, prints, and more!
Crimson Tate Modern Quilter
Deemed the "Best Fabric Store in Indianapolis," Crimson Tate is also opening at 9 am for doorbuster sales and giveaways. They've also got swag bags for the first customers in line. This fun store specializes in contemporary modern fabrics. Whether you're a seasoned professional at quilting or brand new to the hobby, they've got you covered.
This Irvington bookstore is celebrating Small Business Saturday by hosting a few local authors in the store! Bookmamas is your local new & used bookstore that focuses on Indiana books & authors.Check out the books and then check out the records in the space they share with Irvington Vinyl.
This Broad Ripple storefront offers vintage-style apparel inspired by Indianapolis sports & culture. For Small Business Saturday, The Shop is offering 30% off all items purchased! The first people to spend $50 on Small Business Saturday get a free tote bag, and through New Year's Eve, bring the tote bag for 20% off your next purchase!
Lola Blu Boutique
If you're hunting for women's apparel in Broad Ripple, add a stop at Lola Blue Boutique to your shopping list! This little blue building in Broad Ripple sells a variety of affordable clothing, shoes, jewelry, and a few unique gift options. On Small Business Saturday, spend $20 or more in-store and get 10% off your purchase.
Small Business Saturday is quickly approaching - in less than two weeks! Do you plan to shop small & local this holiday season? Check out American Express' full guide to Small Business Saturday to learn more about what happens when you shop in your community and to find small businesses participating this year.