Small Business Saturday is on November 28. It’s an opportunity for shoppers to spend money locally with small businesses in their community.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas everywhere you go. Thanksgiving has had its day and now for those who love to shop. Whether to buy gifts for others or to treat yourself–there’s no time like the present.
Small Business Saturday is on November 28. It’s an opportunity for shoppers to spend money at small businesses in their community, especially now. The pandemic restrictions have hit small businesses and restaurants especially hard.
Here are some events happening Saturday:
NULU Small Business Saturday and Scavenger Hunt is from 10am to 8pm at the NULU Business District along East Main and East Market Streets in Downtown Louisville.
Participating businesses will have discounts and deals all day long and you can have a little fun with the Small Business Saturday Scavenger Hunt.
Participating businesses include: White Mercantile, Six Sisters Boutique, Peace of the Earth, Clayton & Crume, Mamili, Red Tree, Buff City Soap, Louabull, Revelry, Scout, RoxyNell, Pregame Coffee, Dollface, Hazel & Hunt, and Muth’s Candies. To learn more about discounts ad the scavenger hunt, click on the NULU East Market District Facebook page.
From 11am-3pm, the LIBA South Work Group is teaming up with American Express and many other organizations to support Small Business Saturday in South Lousiville on November 28th. According to a post on Facebook, there will be outdoor and indoor shopping in the South End.
Shoppers have a chance to win door prizes. The groups plan to have giveaways and specials. Masks and social distancing required, the post states. Click here for more information.
West Louisville Stroll
The group is also sponsoring as similar event in West Louisville. The event runs from 11am to 3pm. It will also feature outdoor and indoor shopping with door prizes, giveaways and specials. Masks and social distancing required. Click on West Louisville for more information.
In New Albany, Ind, a small owner is counting on shoppers to turn out for his expansion opening of Dada Boutique. For more information on Byrne’s store, you can go to their Facebook page.
If you’re looking for a business in Kentuckiana to support, check out our LOVE LOCAL section. Business owners can also add theirs.
Get the information sent to your phone by texting the word LOCAL
According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, in 2019, American consumers spent 19.6 billion at independent retailers and restaurants on Small Business Saturday, compared to 17.8 billion in 2018.