Small Business Saturday: Shop Local on Maryland’s Main Streets

11/09/2020
By Preservation Maryland

When you spend money along Maryland’s Main Streets, you’re supporting local businesses and the historic properties that they steward. If you like window shopping on foot, trying new local restaurants, collecting art and antiques – and need to do some holiday shopping – then Small Business Saturday held on November 28, 2020 is for you.

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Small Business Saturday was started by American Express 10 years ago in the depths of a recession. The Saturday after Thanksgiving is now known as Shop Small Saturday and is a nationally recognized day to promote, support, and enjoy local businesses across the country. Following Black Friday, it’s a great way to invest back into your local economy. With 33 Main Street commercial communities in Maryland and 10 more in Baltimore City, there are is no shortage of stores to support across Maryland.

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ELLICOTT CITY

The unique shops along Main Street in Ellicott City have long been a destination for Marylanders looking for special gifts and an authentic Main Street experience. As the community grapples with tough decisions about the future of Main Street, the Ellicott City Partnership invites you to Main Street; Old Ellicott City invites you to join our community in celebrating independent businesses this season! Make gift-giving and shopping fun again and forget fighting through crowds at the malls.  With over 60 shops and restaurants, there’s something for everyone on your list.  Experience the small business difference in customer service and one-of-a-kind items that you won’t find anywhere else.

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DOWNTOWN ANNAPOLIS

Downtown Annapolis Partnership is giving some Shop Small Businesses a couple of perks including free parking and coupons. From the Partnership’s website: Every day we all vote with our dollars which businesses we want to see continue to be in our communities. Shopping your favorite Small Business on this day brings the community together to reinforce to our local business owners that you appreciate them, as they appreciate you. Have fun and shop in Downtown Annapolis at your favorite small business. Enjoy the special hometown service and the unique selection you find from your locally owned retailer.

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