The holiday season is here! The bells will be ringing and the Detroit community will be singing and cheering…but first, we know you’ve got a list of your own. Here are small businesses in Detroit to support this small business Saturday 2023 and every other day. Let’s come together and support local Detroiters on Saturday, November 2023.
You’ll have awesome opportunities to give love to small businesses in Detroit and entrepreneurs all throughout the day and rest of the week. Whether you’re looking for a trusty coffee spot/coffee gifts, an extraordinary watch made in Detroit, a classic vinyl record, or sustainable clothes made with integrity, then stay tuned!
Explore the city’s strength in a unique way by shopping local and small to help circulate the economy. Detroitisit rounded up a diverse list that acts as a holiday gift guide for shopping this Detroit Small Business Saturday 2023.
Looking for a coffee break? Perhaps you’d like to meet up with a buddy or old coworker you haven’t seen in awhile and you’re planning on going to a coffee shop in Detroit this holiday season. Small businesses in Detroit include several unique coffee shops. MadCap Coffee Company’s Detroit location in Parker’s Alley exudes the perfect holiday atmosphere. Give the gift of warmth in a cool mug from MadCap or even a new coffee maker for the best brewing. Click HERE to view their website or order ahead of time/pickup if you’re not up for waiting in line.
Location: 1413 Farmer St., Detroit
Find more ways to give this November and beyond. Detroit small businesses to support this small business Saturday spread the inspiration of creation. Signal–Return is a nonprofit organization/letterpress workshop and retail space located in Detroit’s Eastern Market. They’re now available for online ordering! Shop all prints, sizes, or a specific artist. Shop their winter holiday cards for Christmas, Hanukkah, and other fun seasonal greetings. You can simply give a gift card as well. Click HERE to shop their prints, novelties, cards, and more, and then you can pick up in-person.
Location: 1345 Division St., Detroit, MI
A popular gift idea that is sure to please is an intricate watch or iconic jewelry. Shinola watches like a Runwell or Canfield from Detroit are timeless in a literal sense because they’re beautifully handcrafted to last. Not to mention, Shinola Detroit has a whole holiday gift guide of their own to help you give something unforgettable that can even be personalized. They’re offering 25% online and in-store off of any purchase until November 27th. Click HERE to visit their website or visit them in-person.
Detroit Locations: 441 W. Canfield, Detroit MI 48201 and 1424 Woodward Ave., Detroit (Shinola Hotel)
THIRD MAN RECORDS
It wouldn’t be the holidays in Detroit without some crisp, timeless Motown classics. Detroiters celebrate all kinds of holidays these next couple of months, which makes it an extra special time to unite. If and when you get sick of Christmas songs playing on repeat in public places, music enthusiasts can head over to Third Man Records to explore some of the most trendiest and popular music. Gift someone the discovery of a new favorite band or artist, or simply feed their obsession with a current favorite. They sell limited edition records, top charts and vinyl. Click HERE to view their website and don’t miss out on visiting the store!
Location: 441 W Canfield St., Detroit
Be a good neighbor in Detroit and shop at Good Neighbor! What better way to get into the holiday spirit than to support local labels from small businesses in Detroit that ensure clothes are made consciously as well as more inclusive, so everyone can feel the goodness. You’ll find some cozy sweaters, gorgeous jewelry, and more. Click HERE to explore their gift guide of quality brands or visit them in-person. Orders over $100 are shipped for free.
Location: 1435 Farmer St., Detroit
A list of small businesses in Detroit to support this Small Business Saturday 2023 wouldn’t be complete without City Bird. The holidays are about bringing together family to share joy. Speaking of family, City Bird is owned and operated by brother, sister duo Andy and Emily Linn. This place is your go-to for pretty much everything locally-made in Detroit & Michigan. Shop City Detroit lovely themed paper goods, accessories, housewares and more at this eclectic boutique. Click HERE to shop hundreds of local artists and designers at their studio and store.
Location: 460 W Canfield St, Detroit
OTHER PLACES WE LOVE & RECOMMEND:
The Lip Bar for the best vegan & cruelty-free beauty products (new location: 1444 Woodward Ave. in downtown Detroit), PXG Detroit for apparel (check fall/winter) that can be worn both on and off the golf course, K. Walker Collective for contemporary, high-street garments, DEVIATE Fashion for sustainable luxury fashion (use my code: MKFRENZ10 for 10% off of their holiday gift box), Vajze for handcrafted luxury jewelery (join Vajze, The Fixed Label, & RATED X SKIN on Nov. 25th from 2-6 PM at @vajze Royal Oak, MI studio), Coup D’etat for boutique clothes shopping that emphasizes independent design.
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