BLACK FRIDAY AND Small Business Saturday are almost upon us, and everyone with anything to sell has something going on. Here are five ways to have fun and shop local this weekend.
The Avenue, 161 W. Wisconsin Ave.
We all know the benefits of shopping local. CirculateMKE’s Black Friday Market promotes Milwaukee businesses and entrepreneurs to provide a more community-friendly shopping outlet on a day dominated by the national chains.
219 S. 2nd St.
This DIY craft studio and bar just opened in Walker’s Point this Summer, and they’re launching a holiday campaign to get you hooked up with all the materials and know-how to make handmade gifts for the season. The campaign launches on Black Friday with a sneak peek at upcoming holiday crafts and 25% off projects all day.
Eight small businesses in Bay View have joined forces this Saturday to bring you to their hip and eclectic neighborhood to see the sights and score some deals. From pet depots to gift shops and boutiques, these stores are offering extended hours, swag bags and major discounts.
500 N. Harbor Drive
Milwaukee Maker’s Market is setting up shop at Discovery World on Small Business Saturday to host local makers and artisans, providing you with the perfect holiday gift shopping destination with handmade goods you won’t find anywhere else. Admission is free!