Small Business Saturday 2018 Shopping Guide

Just a day after Black Friday with big-name retailers offering discounts, local businesses celebrate Small Business Saturday. Local businesses drive the economy, provide thousands of jobs and are the backbone of your neighborhood. Below is a list of some shopping events in the tri-state area on Saturday, Nov. 24 to highlight local shops on Small Business Saturday.

For the kids, Santa Claus will be available for photos from 10 a.m. - 2p.m. In addition, a petting zoo, horse and buggy rides are available for kids. The Fairfield Theater Company will be showing “Frozen - The Sing-Along Edition” from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

The Fairfield Chamber of Commerce will give out “I Love Fairfield” button pins, along with “Shop Local” items from the Town, including canvas bags. Click here for more info. 

Small Business Saturday & Pop-up Shop - This annual event brings together over 30 of the best artisans from in and around the Glastonbury area and attracts hundreds of holiday shoppers looking to fill their stockings with that something special. Click here for more info.

Restaurants will feature lunch specials; while shops and businesses will feature deals and discounts. Click here for more info. 

New Haven
Shops will run specials throughout the day. Click here for more info

The shops at the Conti building in downtown Shelton are running several promotions. Click here for more info.

Various shops and restaurants are offering specials and deals. Click here for more info.

West Haven
West Haven merchants are taking part in Small Business Saturday. Nov. 24 also marks the lighting of the city's Christmas tree on the Green. Click here for more info.

Long Island
Bay Shore
Winter festival - A holiday tradition on Main Street with tree and menorah lightings, music, treats, and visits from Santa and Frosty. Click here for more info.

Emerald City Antiques & Collectibles, located in the SunVet Mall is offering shoppers, who come in on Black Fridayand make a purchase of $20, discounts and free merchandise for their next shopping trip. Click here for more info.

Gingerbread House Competition and Winter Wonderland kick off on Small Business Saturday. Click here for more info

Sag Harbor
Sag Harbor Chamber of Commerce provides guides to specials . Click here for more info.

Shop Small Winter Wonderland features local businesses and holiday fun. Click here for more info.

New Jersey
Asbury Park
Shops and business will feature discounts. Click here for more info

Shops and business will feature discounts. Click here for more info.

Downtown stores will have deals, promotions and other specials on display. Shoppers can take part in the Annual Passport Contest for a chance to win prizes. Click here for more info.

Small Business Weekend is dedicated to supporting small businesses during one of the busiest shopping weekends of the year. Haddonfield, NJ invites everyone to ‘shop small’ at their favorite Haddonfield store or restaurant. Merchants will be going all out to make this shopping experience extra special with incentives, trunk shows and other promotions. Click here for more info

Support the local businesses of Montclair Center by “Shopping Small” on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. Start at our welcome center on Church Street to receive your Shop Small bag and swag. Pick up your Passport to shopping and be eligible to win donated prizes, some valued at over $500! Click here for more info.

Shops and business will feature discounts. Click here for more info.

Think small and shop local on Small Business Saturday and all season long. Visit all of your favorite Red Bank businesses for fun holiday promotions. Free shopping bags will be distributed throughout downtown (while supplies last). Free Parking throughout town all weekend! Click here for more info.

Downtown Somerville merchants and eateries are here to make your holiday shopping joyful and relaxing, with plenty of extra-special surprises and unique offers. With the Holiday Jubilee and Division Street tree lighting taking place in the early evening, Small Business Saturday in Downtown Somerville is the perfect place to ring in the season. Click here for more info. 

If you love Westfield, shop small, dine small, shop Westfield! Roaming entertainment is sponsored by Downtown Westfield Corporation as follows: Santa & Mrs. Claus strolling downtown from 10am - noon; Yuletide Carolers singing throughout downtown from 1-2pm; For Stories singing throughout downtown from 1:30-3pm; The Harmonics singing throughout downtown from 3-5pm; and NJ Workshop for the Arts Brass Quintet playing throughout downtown from 2:30-4:30pm. Click here for more info

New York City

Holiday Handmade Cavalcade at the Invisible Dog. The Holiday Handmade Cavalcade has ten(!) years worth of history, and has become a must for holiday shoppers looking for unique and locally crafted gifts for their loved ones. Comprised of members from the NY Handmade Collective (formerly Etsy NY Team), this holiday market showcases a selection of handmade wares from indie vendors, all based in the NYC metro area. Click here for more info

The Bronx
Bring your friends and family to Little Italy in the Bronx and Shop Small with us on Arthur Avenue. Not only will you find all the goodies you need, you will be supporting small businesses in our neighborhood. Click here for more info. 

Westchester County
The library will be hosting the Etsy Artisan Holiday Boutique, a gathering of crafters from the Northeast Etsy Artists Association. Click here for more info.
Library Website

White Plains
Free parking in White Plains on Small Business Saturday! Get validation codes that will reimburse you for your parking time on the ParkWhitePlains mobile app … up to two hours worth! Click here for more info from White Plains BID. Click here for more info on parking.

Did we miss an event or shop? Click here and let us know! Be sure to include a website!

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