Statesville, NC – On the busiest shopping weekend of the year, show your support by shopping local! Small Business Saturday® is a day to celebrate and support your small independent businesses that create jobs, boost the economy, and invigorate neighborhoods in your community. On Saturday, November 26, 2016, Downtown Statesville retailers and restaurants will be putting on their best and opening their doors to holiday shoppers.  Stores will be decked out and stocked with this season’s best gifts! With more than 50 unique shops, boutiques and restaurants throughout the downtown district, you are sure to find something for everyone on your list this year. Shoppers may receive Shop Small® giveaways like tote bags, buttons and balloons. As an added bonus, you could WIN $100 in “Downtown Dollars” just for shopping and dining in Downtown Statesville! For every purchase you make on Saturday, November 26, your name will be entered into the drawing for $100 Downtown Dollars that can be used at any participating shop or restaurant in Downtown.

Shop Small for the community you call home, for the businesses you love, and for the money that can stay in the neighborhood when we all Shop Small. Consider a pledge to shop local, not just today, but throughout the holiday season and upcoming year.