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What Shop Small Means in Grand Rapids MN

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Shop Small Saturday was originated by American Express, and launched on November 27, 2010.  It was created to encourage people across the country to support small, local businesses. Since this first year, small, local businesses have seen huge success. It has been a way for business owner communities come together and unite for one day around the same purpose and value statements.

When you shop small you are supporting jobs, finding unique one of a kind gifts and items you won’t find at big box retailers, and it helps keep communities diverse. The Downtown Business Association of Grand Rapids has been participating in Shop Small Saturday campaign among the downtown businesses since 2010.  Each individual business will be doing their own in store campaigns, promotions and events, which makes this the time to come to Grand Rapids to shop.

The date for Shop Small Saturday is November 30, 2019. The Grand Rapids Downtown Business Association has created a Shop Small Saturday Downtown Grand Rapids MN Facebook page where businesses will be posting their Shop Small event and offers. The DBA encourages shoppers who shop Small Business Saturday on November 30 to:

  1. Take a picture of the store(s) you shop or the item(s) you purchase
  2. Tag the @GRDowntownBusinessAssociation and the name of the business(es) you shopped
  3. #DowntownGR
Things To Do

While you are in town shopping, check out the “Plan” page on Visit Grand Rapids website. You will find all kinds of fun things to do and see while you are in town. This website was created to help visitors plan their vacation based on their time table. Based on the time you have (selecting 2hr, 4 hrs, 6 hrs or 8hrs) the page will populate boxes of things to do and see in the Grand Rapids, Minnesota area.  This will range from area attractions, art locations, shopping and dining, historic sites, and outdoor recreation options. We bet, that once you are on this web page that you will be amazed at all of the fun things to do and see in Grand Rapids, Minnesota.

Stay in Grand Rapids
Grand Rapids has lots of options for overnight lodging we encourage you to Book Your Stay. You will find a wide variety of lodging properties like: conveniently close Hotels/Motels, cozy cabins at Minnesota Resorts, a quaint Bed and Breakfast, Vacation Rentals, and Lake Home Rentals

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