Where to shop Small Business Saturday in Richmond, VA

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Black Friday brings out the best deals from all the major retailers, but Small Business Saturday is when the lovers-of-all-things-local come out to shop. From grabbing a coffee at Roastology to kickstart your shopping adventure to picking up holiday gifts at Serendipity RVA, you can make your entire Saturday a local experience.

No matter if this is your first time in the River City or you’re a seasoned local, you can shop small this Saturday + give back to the Richmonders who give us a million reasons to brag about our city

A blue couch sits on a blue rug in a furniture store, it's made of suede or velvet.
LaDIFF has called Richmond home since 1980. | Photo via @ladiffrva

 

To help you sort out your Saturday shopping plans, we’ve compiled a list of 7 different local businesses participating in Small Business Saturday.

For gift ideas…

Plaza Art

  • 927 W. Grace St.
  • 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 
  • Grab gifts for your favorite artist at this supply spot.

LaDIFF

  • 125 S. 14th St. 
  • 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • The $5 million moving sale means all furniture is 20% off.

PETS at PLAY

  • 319 N. 25th St.
  • 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • An easy stop for those with pups for grooming, day care + dog walking needs.

Mend Massage Therapy

  • 28 N. 8th St.
  • 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Nab a gift certificate for your loved one who needs some R+R.
Ms. Bee’s “Jungle Juice,” has papaya, mango + pineapple. | Photo via @msbeesjuicebar

 

If you’re hungry…

Legend Brewing Company

  • 321 W. 7th St.
  • 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m.
  • Try this: Vampire Red Ale, the latest in its Virginia Legends series.

Wong Gonzalez

  • 412 E. Grace St.
  • 12-11 p.m.
  • Try this: General Wong’s Fried Chicken Burrito

Ms. Bee’s Juice Bar & Cafe

  • 114 W. Brookland Park Blvd. 
  • 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Try this: The Strawbaby Smoothie, with banana and agave.

If you’d like to catch several local companies in one place, there’s five market shopping events going on in conjunction with Small Business Saturday. 

Sip & Shop Pop-Up Market

  • Stony Point Fashion Park, 9200 Stony Point Parkway
  • 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Entry is free and adult beverages are available while you browse local art, jewelry, candles + fashion.

Winter Market

  • Studio Two Three, 3300 W. Clay St.
  • Kicks off 11 a.m.-5 p.m., runs daily through Christmas Eve
  • Shop handmade art, from ceramics to soap and jewelry

Small Business Saturday Artisan Market

  • Hardywood Park Craft Brewery, 820 Sanctuary Trail Drive
  • 12-6 p.m.
  • Local artists will be selling their homemade wares, including home decor, apparel + bags.

Small Business Saturday Pop & Shop 

  • The Dessert Diva, N. 19th St.
  • Starts at 8 p.m.
  • Local foods, drinks + crafts for the dinner crowd.

1st Annual Social Market

  • Tang & Biscuit, 3406 W. Moore St.
  • 1-5 p.m.
  • Local artisans + vendors, featuring live music by KORO

Bizarre Market

  • Richmond Young Writers, 2707 W. Cary St.
  • 12-6 p.m.
  • All proceeds from the art, literature, crafts + music go towards Richmond Young Writers. Check out our story on their mission. 

Happy shopping, Richmonders. 🛍