Shopping Small Business Saturday in Washington D.C.
Black Friday is the biggest and the craziest shopping day of the year, but with inventories low this year at most big box stores, you might have more luck at some of our local shops.
Small Business Saturday is the shopping day after Black Friday and doing your shopping at small businesses can have a big impact on local communities. By keeping your money local, you’re not only helping local business thrive, you’re keeping our community vibrant and helping our planet by using less gas and logistics. The benefits are all around! Plus, everyone knows when you shop small, you usually get more unique gifts.
Washington D.C. is committed to supporting small businesses and this website is great if you’re looking for stores you can support within our community. If you’re on the hunt for gift giving this holiday season, here are our choices for local stores you can check out on Small Business Saturday here in Washington D.C.
Miss Pixie’s Furnishings and Whatnot – If you’re looking for a unique gift, one of the best things you can do is shop vintage. For all things vintage and fun, Miss Pixie’s is the go-to place in Washington D.C. In business for over two decades and located right on 14th Street, Miss Pixie’s gets “new” items added every Wednesday, so you can visit this local store every week and see something different. From Victorian to yesterday with a bit of midcentury and shabby chic thrown in, Miss Pixie is stocked with furniture, home decor and fun gift items for the eclectic person on your shopping list.
The Cookery – If there’s someone in your life who’s favorite room in their apartment is the kitchen, then The Cookery is the small business you need to shop at this December. Woman-owned and in business since 2011, this kitchen store is 20 minutes away in the Village at Shirlington in Arlington, VA. The Cookery has a selection of artisan producers of culinary goods from around the world. The products They carry range from hand-crafted, small-batch ingredients to carefully-designed kitchen tools and cookware, and unique serveware – everything you need for your pantry, cupboard, and kitchen. They’ve even created a shopping guide to make it easy for you this holiday season!
1626 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20009
4017 Campbell Ave, Arlington, VA 22206Back to blog