Shop Small – Small Business Saturday & Scavenger Hunt

Participate for a chance to WIN two Delta Airlines Tickets!

On the 26th of November, Downtown Anchorage is participating in Shop Small- Small Business Saturday, a nation wide event put on by American Express to promote shopping at local small businesses! Anchorage Downtown Partnership is the official neighborhood champion for Downtown Anchorage, and we are gathering Downtown’s Small Businesses to offer deals, specials and more including clues to a Shop Small Scavenger Hunt that lead you to WINNING Two tickets to the lower 48 and Hawaii on Delta Air Lines! Every day is a big day for small businesses. Help make Small Business Saturday the biggest day yet.

Anchorage Downtown Partnership is the official neighborhood champion for Downtown Anchorage! We are gathering all small, local businesses in the downtown area and are rallying them to help bring awareness to Shop Small – Small Business Saturday on November 26th. We have asked each participating business to provide a special or discount the day of.

 

This year’s activities include:

1) Coupon Tote Bags; 11/25, 5:15-7:30pm (Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony)
2) Coffee and cookies at the Welcome Station; 11/26, 11-3pm
3) Scavenger Hunt; 11/26,11-3pm
4) Shop Small Saturday Specials; 11/26, All-Day

 

Coupon Tote Bags; Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony

The event will kick off Friday, November 25th at the AT&T Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony in Town Square at 5:15 p.m. Come to the Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony, and collect your very own Shop Small tote filled with prizes, exclusive deals from local small businesses, and a map of participating merchants. The Shop Small Map will also be printed in the Anchorage PRESS and made available online on our website, Facebook, and twitter!

 

Shop Small Saturday Welcome Station

On the morning of November 26th, join us at our Shop Small Welcome Station to kick off the day of shopping and great deals. Come grab some free Kaladi Brothers coffee, hot chocolate, and cookies from Midnight Sun Cafe in the lobby of the 4th Avenue Market Place from 11am-3pm. Copies of The Shop Small Map will also be available. Don’t miss watching A Charlie Brown Christmas, which will play every half hour in the Alaska Experience Theater.

 

Shop Small Scavenger Hunt

Here is how YOU can win two tickets on Delta Airlines to the continental U.S. and Hawaii! (How’s that for an early Holiday present??)

  • Clues for the Shop Small Scavenger Hunt will be given about each participating small business, on the Scavenger Hunt map.
  • It will be YOUR job to find the correct answer to at least 7 clues while you’re making your way from business to business.
  • Return your completed scavenger hunt map to the Shop Small Welcome Station in the 4th Marketplace BEFORE 3pm!
  • We will draw the winner just after 3pm! Out of the completed maps, one lucky winner will be drawn win two Delta Air lines tickets to anywhere in the Continental U.S. & Hawaii! Keep them for yourself, or give them as a gift for the Holidays!

Ticket vouchers can be used for travel to the Continental U.S. & Hawaii on a Delta operated flight and are redeemed at www.delta.com/viewterms.  Tickets are valid one year from the date of issue (11/26/16) in main cabin in the class specified, and are based on flight availability.  Winners are responsible for taxes and fees upon booking.  Not eligible for upgrades or SkyMiles mileage accrual.

 

The 2016 Official Scavenger Hunt Map

Click on the PDF to download and print the full Scavenger Hunt Map.

Print PDF here: scavenger-map-2016

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The 2016 Official Small Business Saturday Map

Don’t begin your shopping unprepared! Below is a downloadable map that you can print out at home to use the day of as your guide! Sooo many awesome deals, specials, and more! You don’t want to miss out!

Click on the PDF to download and print the full double sided map. Specials from each participating business are located on the back of the map.

Print PDF here: specials-map_2016

 

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*FREE Parking*

Get 3 hours of FREE Parking in EasyPark’s 5th Ave and JC Penney Garages upon validation at the Shop Small Welcome Station until 3pm.
Get 2 Hours of FREE Parking in any other EasyPark Garage upon validation at the Shop Small Welcome Station until 3pm.

 

2016 Shop Small Specials

Adventure Apparel
Spend $50 get $10 Gift Card
Spend $100 get $25 Gift Card
Spend $500 get $125 Gift Card
Spend $1000 get $250 Gift Card

Alaska Cake Studio
20% off gift baskets

Alaska Mint
25% off all jewelry

Anchorage Museum
40% discount on select children’s science and building kits

Artique, Ltd.
Storewide Closeout Sale
All Original Art 20% Off
Giclee Prints 30% Off
Machetanz Prints $100 each
Anniversary Prints 75% Off
All other prints 60% Off

Big Ray’s
$20 off any purchase over $100

BOTTOMS Boutique
10% off storewide

Fifth Avenue Jewelers
10% off storewide

Florcraft Carpet One
20% off all in stock rugs and throw pillows- excludes discontinued patterns

Fur Rondy
10% off the official Rondy designed pin collection

Furniture Classics
50% off the REGULAR price of any one, in-stock furniture item

G Street Fox
20% off all Skhoop items

Grizzly’s Gifts
10% off storewide- excludes sale items

Kaladi Brothers Cafe
*Exclusive Shop Small Coffee Vender*
Buy any 12oz Kaladi drink, get one free

Kobuk
20% off the vast selection of loose leaf teas- enter to win our holiday basket

Midnight Sun Cafe
10% off zip-up hoodies, travel mugs, tumblers, and one pound coffee bags- buy one get one free on all hoodies, expect zip-ups.

Once in a Blue Moose
50% off any item in the store with a polar bear on it

Salmon Berry Tours 
40% off Gift Shop local products and art- excludes day tours or tour packages

Second Run
Spend $50 and be entered to win a gift card

ShuzyQ
Buy a $100 gift certificate and get a second $20 gift certificate for free- Buy two $100 gift certificates and get two $25 gift certificates for free

Snow City Café
Buy one merchandise item, get one 25% off

 

This is definitely an amazing day you don’t want to miss! So, support your community and snag some great deals while doing it. We’ll see you on Saturday!

 

Questions? Contact us at 279-5650, or email at info@anchoragedowntown.org.

*Get your totes with Shop Small Deals on Friday, November 25th at the AT&T Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony! Additional coupons and deals for shopping on the 26th will be placed inside each tote!*

 The Anchorage PRESS will also be printing our official participating business Shop Small map and showcasing the specials for event goers the weekend of.