November is a month to give & to get! Small business Saturday in Detroit on November 26th, may seem like you’re reviving more than giving, but the local businesses would argue you’ve given them a lot more than money.
Where best to spend your time and money than with local crafters and entrepreneurs? Detroitisit happily rounded up a list of events & places to help the community shop the best way this Small Business Saturday in Detroit.
SMALL BUSINESS HIGHLIGHT & AFTERGLOW
Date and time: Sat, November 19, 2022, 3:00 PM – 9:30 PM
Small business Saturday in Detroit is largely supported by the local community! Who knows? Maybe you’re planning on being a vendor this year or next. Visit this small business highlight event followed by a networking afterglow. Goodie Gramz and The Zai experience invite you for an afternoon of shopping and local business discovery. Enjoy the lounge setting while blissfully shopping early. You’ll be filled with love as you support local small minority-owned businesses at Lounge 31 in Detroit. Let the fun linger into mingling at the afterglow when you connect on a personal level with the owners. Ultimately, it’s a chance to be inspired by entrepreneurs in the community. Cash bar available for 21 and up, food vendors on site. Click HERE to get your early bird tickets, which are only available for a limited time!
Location: Lounge 31 14404 Gratiot Avenue Detroit, MI
SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY POP UP WITH SANTA
Date and time: Sat, November 26, 2022, 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Small Business Saturday has something new each year to invite everyone. The Ultimate Ladies Night is doing it “big” this year once again. Visit the 4th Annual Small Business Saturday Pop-Up Shop for a solid 4 hours of shopping. There’ll also be door raffles, music, and food. Also, did we mention you’ll be able to take pictures with Santa? The first 30 customers get a FREE Swag Bag with the purchase and the first 30 kids get a wrapped gift, plus a picture with Santa. Click HERE to reserve a spot!
Location: Marygrove Conversancy 8425 West McNichols Road Detroit, MI
NOVEMBER NIFTY NOVELTY-POP UP SHOP
Date & time: Sat Nov 12 2022 at 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Next up on this list of events to shop for small business Saturday in Detroit. See what catches your eye, whether it be clothing, food, art vendors, or anything else. Make sure you stay for the raffles, including small appliances, gift certificates, and more. There’s something for everyone, thanks to Chic Geek Business Boutique. Click HERE for more info on this free event.
Location: 8619 Southfield Fwy 8619 Southfield Freeway Detroit, MI
DECKED OUT DETROIT
Plenty of things to do in Detroit, there’s no need to fuss this holiday season. Small business Saturday is on Nov. 26, but you have the whole month, including a good chunk of December to continue supporting local businesses. It’s worth mentioning again, the return of Decked Out Detroit in the heart of Detroit. The Downtown Detroit Markets and Cadillac Lodge return to Cadillac Square run through January 1, 2023. The Markets’ 18 local small businesses sell specialty everything for every age and taste, including pets. Get a gift for yourself too! Here, take a look.
DOWNTOWN DETROIT MARKETS AND CADILLAC LODGE
Nearly 20 vendors will be participating in this year’s Downtown Detroit Markets. Pace yourself at The Cadillac Lodge while you enjoy snacks and other activities on the schedule. Expect all the goods from featured vendors in the pop-up experience, such as Dcreated Boutique, Halie & Co., Monger’s Provisions, 3 Dogs 1 Cat, and more. This collaborative event with the Gilbert Family Foundation and Downtown Detroit Partnership is going all out once again to fill Cadillac Square. Relax on The Lodge’s comfy couches. Gather around the cozy fireplace with drinks and eats from the Iconic Collection, including cocktails, cocoa, cider, and more.
Location: Monroe Street Midway
OTHER SMALL BUSINESSES TO SUPPORT:
The more, the merrier! This list of Small Business Saturday events in Detroit this year calls for a shoutout to some that we can all support annually and online! Make shopping as easy and fun as it should be. Check out our previous Small Business Saturday articles in past years for a plethora of places to shop small & locally in Detroit. Some of Detroit’s favorites include ArtLoft Detroit, Bare Skin Facial and Waxing Studio, Bob’s Classic Kicks, City Bark, City Bird Detroit, Detroit Hustles Harder, Deviate Fashion, Dope Too, Detroit Is The New Black, Detroit Vs. Everybody, and more.
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