Small Business Saturday and the holiday season are upon us! After Thanksgiving on Saturday, November 26, celebrate the day dedicated to shopping local businesses in your area from restaurants, shops, and services.
Shop and dine small to support your local favorites, and in turn, your community! Spending money on small-owned businesses in your community will only further benefit the area. Small Business Saturday also comes at a very opportune time — at the spark of the holiday season! Up your gift-giving game with unique gifts that have a story behind them for your loved ones.
Read through the happenings of small businesses below in the various one-of-a-kind towns in Montgomery County to visit this holiday and during the gifting season.
Beyond our suggested shop stops below, Montco Happenings also has a #LOVELOCAL Local Business Guide for more tips on the happening places near you!
Visit the charming town of Harleysville to shop and dine at local favorites! You’ll find an art sale in honor of Small Business Saturday at the Moyo Center for Wellbeing. Laura Heckman and Moyo will be hosting this event for community members to shop original artwork and hand-painted Christmas ornaments! Donations will be collected, raffles will be won, and more. Come enjoy this free event to support your community!
Willow Grove Mall will be hosting a Black Friday “Buy Local, Buy Black” weekend event! The mall is providing 20 unique businesses the opportunity to sell their goods on Black Friday weekend during mall hours. Shop clothing, jewelry, homemade treats, hand-crafted items, wellness goods, and more! Shop local and mall stores to get a jump start on your holiday list.
Visit the charming town of Ambler to support local businesses and kick off the holiday season! On Friday, November 25, the town will light up for the holidays at its annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony! Sing along with the carolers and revel in the holiday spirit. On Saturday, shop around town for gifts, bites to eat, and more. Mahoney Event Center on Cavalier Drive will also host a shopper’s respite where the community can enjoy complimentary hot chocolate and snacks! For more information and updates, check the Ambler Main Street website.
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For more shops and reasons to shop small this year, visit our article on 5 Huge Reasons to Shop Small this Holiday Season!