Small Business Saturday

Saturday, November 25

We had an awesome day on Small Business Saturday (Saturday, November 25). Thanks to all who came out and joined us to shop locally! But wait, the great deals and promotions didn't end there... we want you to keep shopping throughout the season and our local business owners have put together special promotions just for you!

12 days of shopping small

From November 27 to December 8, shoppers can pick up a 12 Days of Shopping Small Passport at any participating business or by CLICKING HERE. Then, with each purchase you make at one of those businesses, you'll receive a stamp on your passport. At the end of the 12 days (December 8), bring your passport to the Visitor Center to be entered to win a basket of goodies from local businesses. The more purchases you make, the more chances you have to win!

Behind the business - how shopping small makes a difference!

Meet local business owners and learn how shopping locally can make a difference in your community!

Joe and Sue Silhan
Joe and Sue Silhan
Selah Studios Yoga & Music

"We enjoy the personal relationships that are created in small business. As business owners and teachers of yoga and music, that personal connection with our customers enhances the services we provide.  As consumers we appreciate the special attention of other small business owners and the quality of local products."

Millport Landing
Margie Hoy
Millport Landing

"The support I receive from my local customers is approximately 95 percent of my business.  Without support from the community, I wouldn't be here. Not only do I appreciate their business, I appreciate the friendships that have developed along the way. Priceless!"

Emily Robertson
Emily Robertson
VB Sandwich Shop

"Because you Shop Small we are able to return to our home in Schuyler County to live & work, after living in Syracuse for many years. We are able to support the American Red Cross, the Food Bank of the Southern Tier, & work with interns from the BOCES program as well as the ARC of Schuyler.”

Inner Peace Floats
Clayton DeSarno
Inner Peace Floats

"Shopping local and supporting our local businesses is what creates community.  It helps our local businesses thrive, keeps our storefronts full, abundant, and gives people a reason to come visit - both locally and from afar!" Quote provided by Inner Peace Floats owner Kathie Notarfonzo

401 Espresso
Frank VanVolkinburg
401 Espresso

"Because you Shop Small we are able to bring world class coffee beverages & pastries to our community, support local coffee roasters & flour mills, and support sustainable coffee and chocolate farming worldwide!"