From South Orange Downtown:
South Orange Downtown is excited to announce the kickoff to the holiday shopping season with a vibrant Small Business Saturday Street Fair on November 25 from 10 am to 3 pm at Village Plaza. This highly anticipated event will spotlight over 25 local artisans and craftspeople selling handcrafted jewelry, trendy apparel and accessories, tasty delights, captivating art pieces, unique gift items and gift wrapping by The JESPY House. Island Santa will also make an appearance to infuse warmth and cheer while DJ Terry spins the latest tunes and holiday mix.
As part of an exclusive promo, South Orange Downtown will distribute “Downtown Dollars” coupons at their tent during the fair. These coupons will grant shoppers a $10 discount on purchases totaling $50 or more at over 30 participating brick-and-mortar businesses on Small Business Saturday. With limited quantities available, get yours early while supplies last.
Adding to the excitement, The Co-Lab at South Orange, an innovative collaborative retail space designed to empower local entrepreneurs, will host an exclusive preview from 10 am to 7 pm at their brand new location, 57 S Orange Ave.
“South Orange Downtown is committed to showcasing our vibrant community and supporting the entrepreneurial spirit of small businesses,” said Melissa Hodge, Executive Director of South Orange Downtown. “With these exciting events and promotions, we aim to create an engaging and festive atmosphere where residents and visitors can discover unique gifts for all occasions while supporting our small businesses and local artisans.”
The outdoor holiday markets will continue Thursday evenings- December 7, 14, and 21, from 3 pm to 7 pm at Village Plaza. Each market will feature live entertainment and exclusive vendor specials, making it an ideal opportunity for the community to continue supporting local businesses and artisans throughout the festive season.
Between the Small Business Saturday Street Fair, the subsequent holiday markets and the diverse offerings of brick-and-mortar businesses, shoppers can fulfill their holiday shopping needs locally while championing the downtown small businesses.
For a complete list of participating businesses, vendors, and event details, please visit www.southorangedowntown.org. Village Plaza is located at 20-32 Village Plaza.
About South Orange Downtown
South Orange Downtown is a 501(c)3 non-profit dedicated to making the downtown business district a vibrant place to live, work, and enjoy through events, beautification and advocacy for the downtown businesses.