#ShopSmall for Small Business Saturday(s)!

Frankie Wenson

The holidays are coming!

Safely check everyone off your list this year while shopping small not just on Saturday November, 28th but every Saturday after until December 26th!

#ShopSmall for Small Business Saturday to celebrate the ongoing effort to help local communities thrive! The event always falls on the Saturday after Black Friday and right before Cyber Monday with opportunities to get something for everyone on your list. This year, local businesses need your support more than ever so we are extending Small Business Saturday all month long!

Here’s everything you need to know to tackle Small Biz Sat on Nov. 28 – Dec. 26. Let’s get started!

Pick a business and then make your way on foot or utilize The City of Sacramento’s FREE metered parking to start checking people off your gift list!

Shopping Guide

Make the most out of your shopping experience with these small business specials in downtown:

  • Bangkok@12 (900 12th Street) 20% off online orders.
  • Beach Hut Deli (711 K Street) Free chip and soda coupon with regular menu item purchase and $3 first pint from one of 20 tap handles.
  • California Loan & Jewelry (916 J Street) 15 to 50% off purchases.
  • Capital Books (1011 K Street) Receive $10 gift certificate for every $50 in gift certificates purchased.
  • Falafel Corner (1004 J Street) Purchase any wrap, fries and drink for $10 or spend $15 and get three chicken wings free, or spend $20 and get 18 chicken wings for $10 or buy one badmash burger and a drink and get fries free (limit one choice per customer).
  • Old Soul Co. (555 Capitol Mall) Pay it forward with $2 donation to local charities with the purchase of every bag/jar of High Hopes Blend or Do Good Drink Well Blend.
  • Poke Ichii (414 K Street # 230) 15% off of your entire purchase.
  • Polanco Cantina (414 K Street, Suite 240) 25% off $100 gift cards or 20% off $25 gift cards.
  • Temple Coffee (1010 9th Street) FREE Temple Holiday Mug with the purchase of 2 12-oz. bags of coffee.
  • Vampire Penguin (907 K Street) $1 off any snow.
  • 7-Eleven (1325 J Street) $5 pizza deal.

Old Sacramento Waterfront 

  • Blu Nile Art & Tana Vivian Art & Design (1121 2nd Street) Find different discounts and sales every week.
  • LiBush International Connection Inc (1014 2nd Street) 80% off all clearance items and additional 20% off all non-sale purchases $20 and over.
  • Mea Vita (121 K Street) 20% off clothing plus a free scarf with purchases over $300.
  • Stage Nine Family of Fine Stores (102 K Street) customers will receive valuable scratch-offs with discounts from 10 to 27 percent off (while supplies last) at all five retail shops. On December 26, shoppers receive 50 percent off during the “Annual After Christmas Sale.”

New Downtown Boxes Makes the Perfect Gift

One City Market has created new downtown gift boxes curated by One City Market – a new local online marketplace – are filled with hand-picked artisan products made by downtown retailers. Designed to promote the “support local” movement and help downtown businesses recovering from the pandemic, gift boxes can make the perfect year-end gift for employees and clients!

Purchase here today!

Let us know how you’re planning to experience the holiday season safely by tagging us at @DowntownSac!

Get Around Downtown

Need a way to get around? We got you covered!

Free Curbside Parking – FREE curbside pick-up parking is available. Look for the orange or blue signs at parking meters at these locations:

  • Front & K streets
  • 2nd & K streets
  • 5th & J streets
  • 7th & K streets
  • 8th & K streets
  • 8th & L streets
  • 9th & K streets
  • 9th & I Streets
  • 10th & L streets
  • 12th & I streets
  • 12th & J streets
  • 13th & J streets
  • 15th & K streets
  • 7th & Merchant Street

Free Metered Parking- The City of Sacramento is offering free metered parking on Small Business Saturday (and on weekdays after 4:30 p.m. and all day on weekends through December 25, 2020).

Transit Tuesdays – SacRT is offering FREE rides on SmaRT Ride on-demand shuttle every Tuesday in December to encourage more people to shop local this holiday season! To ride for free, simply print or screenshot the free ride flyer here and show the driver when boarding the SmaRT Ride shuttle. Transit Tuesday free rides are valid on December 1, December 8, December 15, December 22 and December 29, 2020. As a reminder, riders and SacRT employees are required to wear a mask or face covering.

Help us Keep COVID in Check

In adherence with state and local guidelines, plan your visit with only members of your own household. All visitors to #DowntownSac should adhere to health and safety guidelines:
  • Wear a mask in public
  • Maintain physical distancing at least 6′ apart from those not in your group
  • Stay home if sick or exhibiting fever, cough, respiratory symptoms or shortness of breath