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Small Business Saturday

November 25, 2023
All Day

We hope you enjoy shopping our borough small businesses this holiday season and encourage you to try and shop small whenever you can. A special thank you to Santa & Mrs. Claus for visiting the businesses, DJ Mitch Hess for spinning tunes in the park all day and Kudos barbershop quartet for entertaining throughout the day. Keep an eye for next years Small Business Saturday Shopping Passport! 

Shopping small not only helps support a local business it also helps your local communities and families. When you shop small you are
investing in your local community and supporting your neighbors.  
So, this Shop Small Saturday stop by your favorite Washington Borough stores to get a head start on your Holiday shopping. 

We will also be out there with you making the day as enjoyable as possible! Keep an eye out for Santa and Mrs. Claus as they make their rounds to the local businesses from 10am-3pm taking photos with shoppers. There will also be a strolling barber shop quartet wandering around the downtown area bringing a delightful soundtrack to your shopping adventure from 11am-1pm. Also, we will have DJ Mitch Hess spinning some holiday tunes at the stage in Pocket Park from 10am-3pm.

See below for your chance to win a basket of local goods and services!


Shop Small Raffle Basket Giveaway

As we start getting into the holiday season, we wanted to officially announce a Shop Small initiative for Small Business Saturday. Several of our local businesses have graciously donated gift certificates, goodies, services and more to put into a GIANT prize basket worth over $500 that you can win! 

The businesses who donated to the prize basket are your participating businesses for the Small Business Saturday Shopping Passport! You can pick up a shopping passport at any of the participating businesses on Saturday, November 26th. Make a purchase at any of the locations listed on the card on Small Business Saturday and get a Washington BID sticker. There is no minimum purchase price. Collect a sticker from three locations to complete the passport, one sticker awarded per location. Once a card is completed fill out your contact information on the back of the passport card and submit it to any of the participating businesses. That’s it! You are now entered to win! Once you complete one card you can start over visit three NEW businesses to have another chance to win. Shop at three unique stores get one entry, shop at six unique stores get two entries, and so on. The more you shop the better your chances!

Why shop small? Our town is comprised mostly of small businesses and shopping small keeps more of that money in our local economy. It not only helps our community, but it helps business owners thrive in our town. Remember when you shop small you are supporting your neighbors, families, and their dreams. Whenever you support a local business, an actual person does a happy dance!

So come on down and shop small to win! 

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Enter to Win!

Shoppers can visit any of the participating businesses to receive a punch card. Make a purchase at any three of the participating businesses on Saturday, November 26th and fill up your card. Once you have completed the card you can turn it in to any one of the participating businesses by the end of Saturday to be collected by the BID the following week. A winner will drawn at random and will be announced on December 1st via social media. Winner will also be notified via the contact information they provided on the completed card.  


2022Participating Businesses

See below for all 25 of our participating businesses! You can see their generous contribution to the raffle basket and click on their name to go to their website. 

7 Broad St. 
$10 Gift Card
65 E. Washington Ave. 
$20 Gift Certificate
17 W. Washington Ave.
2x $20 Gift Certficates
17 E. Washington Ave.
$100 Gift ertificate
251 E. Washington Ave.
$25 Gift Certificate
26 W. Washington Ave.
$25 Gift Certificate
30 E. Washington Ave.
Buttzville T-Shirt
16 Broad St. 
Amethyst Bracelet
37 E. Washington Ave.
$25 Gift Certificate
75 E. Washington Ave.
Five Free 10 Day Passes
145 Route 31 South
Hair Product Gift Bag
$50 for Hair & Nail Services
256 Belvidere Ave.
$25 Gift Certificate to Juanito's
$25 Gift Certificate to Allie's
3 Broad St. 
$15 Gift Certificate
33 Broad St. 
Free Wash & Blow Out Certificate
15 Belvidere Ave.
$20 Gift Certificate
101 E. Washington Ave.
$15 Gift Certificate
5 E. Washington Ave. 
Fair Trade Coffee
43 E. Washington Ave.
$10 Ice Cream Gift Card
40% Off Party Booking
41 E. Washington Ave.
$25 Gift Certificate
76 E. Washington Ave. 
$50 Gift Certificate
40 E. Washington Ave.
$35 Gift Certificate
16 E. Washington Ave.
Gourmet Coffee
328 W. Washington Ave.
$10 Gift Certificate
115 E. Washington Ave
Home Decor Gift Bag
$20 Gift Certificate
25 E. Washington Ave.
$20 Gift Certificate
69 E. Washington Ave.
Plant & Gardening Goodies
59 E. Washington Ave.
Pet Goodies

Thank you WRNJ Radio for also contributing a $50 gift certificate to Mattar's Bistro to the raffle basket!

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