Shop Small Saturday is the weekend after Thanksgiving

Support your favorite small and local businesses by participating in Shop Small Saturday (also called Small Business Saturday), held on the Saturday after Thanksgiving each year. Chances are good that you or someone you know owns or works in a small business. Entrepreneurs and independent businesses are the backbone of America. Show your love and support of your favorite places.

Our favorite local businesses include book stores, local coffee shops, gift stores (it’s time to start Christmas shopping, after all), In 2015, about 95 million people participated, giving a boost to their local businesses and economies. When you Google “Shop Small Saturday,” look for your favorite small business. If they’re not registered, you can encourage them to register their business. You’d be amazed at how many of your local businesses participate.