Find places to shop in metro Detroit on Small Business Saturday


(WXYZ) – Small Business Saturday is November 30th and it’s a time for you to keep your business local and shop small just a day after Black Friday.

The day was launched by American Express in 2010 to encourage people to do more vacation shopping for businesses in their community and thereby keep the money in their community.

In nine years, the day has grown across the country, and companies across Metro Detroit are starting small business Saturday deals

According to American Express, its estimated revenue since 2010 is $ 103 billion.


Here are some events in Metro Detroit

Small Business Saturday Sip Market in Detroit
Live6 is proud to announce its Fall Small Business Saturday Market. Enjoy entertainment and eat delicious baked goods as you visit a variety of local business owner stalls. This indoor market gives you a head start when shopping on vacation.

Small business Saturday in downtown Rochester
Small Business Saturday is a day that supports small businesses across the country. This day was founded by American Express in 2010 and is celebrated on the Saturday after Thanksgiving each year. This year the Small Business Saturday will take place on November 30th. We recommend everyone to do some small shopping in Downtown Rochester! Dozens of companies take part.

Small Business Saturday at City Bird and Nest
Visit City Bird and Nest on Small Business Saturday! When you use #ShopSmall, you have a huge impact on us and our entire community. We have extended opening hours in both shops from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Be one of the first 25 customers of the day in either store and win a $ 10 gift card to use on a future visit! Get a free pint glass and ornament with purchases of $ 100 or more from City Bird ($ 20 value)! Do a #selfie with our classic Detroit Architecture Carnival Cut-Out, hand painted by local artist Gabby Buckay. Shop our wide selection of Christmas gifts, ornaments, and cards for a $ 250 Gift Basket of City Bird Merchandise and a $ 250 Gift Basket of Nest Merchandise! No purchase required – just enter our draw to be eligible. (The winner announced the first week of December and the prize must be picked up in person.)

Small Business Saturday Mass in the Detroit Writing Room
The Detroit Writing Room is an entrepreneurial small business that loves to support and celebrate other local small businesses – especially on Small Business Saturdays! Join us on Saturday, November 30th, 11am to 5pm in the Detroit Writing Room for our first Saturday Small Business Fair. Local entrepreneurs and small businesses sell accessories, apparel, art, decor, housewares, groceries, vintage bags, and more!

Small Business Saturday in downtown Ferndale
Mark your calendars for #SmallBusinessSaturday, the weekend after Thanksgiving! Look no further for your vacation find than Downtown Ferndale and the fantastic business districts of Livernois, Hilton and Iron Ridge. #ShopSmall #ThinkSmall #SupportSmallBusinesses. Shop small all day and head to the #downtownferndale Welcome Station from 11am to 2pm at the Rust Belt Market for a free swag and $ 5 bill from Level One Bank to get your shopping started right .

Small Business Saturday in Hamtramck
Looking for gifts for family and friends for the holiday season? Hoping to avoid the Black Friday crowds and support local brick and mortar businesses in your community? Do you just want to enjoy a pleasant day of shopping? Visit us on November 30th for Small Business Saturday and support local Hamtramck businesses!


Dusty Kennedy