Small Business Saturday is November 24 and is a national day in support of local merchants. Shopping locally is a way to ensure that small towns and small businesses thrive. Several local business districts are participating in Small Business Saturday so you can start or finish your holiday shopping!
- It supports a family – many small businesses are independently owned and need our business to stay in business.
- Support the local economy.
- Local small businesses create a sense of community.
- Many small businesses will offer special discounts specifically for Small Business Saturday.
- Your local small business owner is often able to provide a more personalized shopping experience & offer better customer service.
Small Business Communities with Passport Events:
Local businesses in Libertyville are participating in “Libertyville’s Small Business Saturday Annual Holiday Shopping Tour.” Pick up your free passport at any participating store or at the Village tree lighting ceremony on Friday, Nov. 23rd. Participating downtown merchants will stamp customer shopping passports, and at the end of the day, customers can turn in their stamped passports at any participating business for a chance to win a raffle prize. For a list of participating businesses and their in-store promotions and raffle prize, click here.
The Downtown Highland Park shops are participating in Small Business Saturday: “We Love Downtown HP” Passport Event on Saturday from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. 40 participating businesses are offering great prizes and incentives for shoppers.
Other Local Small Business Saturday Communities:
- Long Grove Historic Village
- Village of Barrington
- Village of Mundelein
- Village of Grayslake
- Village of Deerfield
- Village of Lake Zurich
- Village of Arlington Heights
- Village of Lincolnshire
- Village of Vernon Hills