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Small Business Saturday (Nov. 30, 2019) is a great time to visit Delaware’s Main Street downtowns and see everything they have to offer.
Here are some of the exciting deals available and activities scheduled:
Small Business Saturday specials offered all day long, including:
There are also holiday events happening throughout the day. The Wilmington Jaycees Christmas Parade starts at 11 a.m. at 5th and Market streets. And local vendors will have handmade gifts available at the Market Street Pop-Up Holiday Village in Willingtown Square (505 N. Market St.) from 11 a.m to 5 p.m. The event also includes the Hotsy Totsy Gals performing holiday favorites, a Wilmington Fire Department truck, a Wilmington Department of Police K9 demonstration, free books from the Wilmington Public Library and, of course, Santa. A holiday lights display – sponsored by – Delaware Historical Society, Downtown Visions, Wilmington Alliance, and IN Wilmington – in the square also starts on Nov. 30 and runs through February.
Street parking is free on weekends in Downtown Wilmington.
In addition to shopping during the day, there will be holiday fun in the evening. There will be performances in Battery Park from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. The tree lighting is at 6 p.m. Santa arrives to a flotilla of lighted boats via Fireboat One-Five, and he will be available for photos on the spot. Families wanting a photo with the Santa can move to the head of the line by completing the Small Business Saturday Passport stamped by each of the participating downtown merchants.
Numerous Middletown businesses will be offering Black Friday and Small Business Saturday specials. Here are some:
Shop downtown merchants for specials and discounts. Visit the Holiday Market in Loockerman Way Plaza from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. for arts, crafts, gifts, food trucks and more. The first 100 people will receive a free Shop Small bag. Every purchase at a downtown shop or from a vendor at Holiday Market is an entry for the chance to win one of four $100 American Express gift cards. Free parking is available in all metered lots from Nov. 28 to Jan. 6.
Santa arrives by firetruck at 11 a.m. for opening day at the Santa House. Stop by the Downtown Milford Inc. table, and show a receipt from a local business for the chance to win a $50 gift card to a downtown business.
Specials and discounts in downtown include:
Wrap up a holiday shopping trip with at Penny Lane Mall. Have up to four items gift wrapped while you enjoy complimentary lite fare and beverages. Please show a downtown Rehoboth Beach shopping receipt to take advantage of this free service.
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