Still on the Fence About Small Business Saturday?

Skip the lines at the chain stores or the mall and Shop Small! Kick off your holiday shopping in Downtown Frostburg at Small Business Saturday on November 30.  Our small business owners and local artists are excited to offer you discounts, unique events, free giveaways, and much more – for one day only!  Start your day by picking up your shopping guide at City Place and enjoy hot cocoa and Lorenzo’s donut holes compliments of FrostburgFirst as a thank you for shopping small While you’re planning which shops to hit, spend some time at the 4th Annual Handmade Holiday Fair pop-up mini-market in City Place from 10 AM – 5 PM.  Local artisans will display hand-crafted items including jewelry, pottery, clothing, paintings, textiles, skin-care, candles, and more.

Still need convincing?  Read on for more reasons to shop at independent retailers this holiday season.

Sleep in!

Don’t worry about setting a 3 AM alarm! You don’t have to camp out in front of the store to cash in on Frostburg’s Small Business Saturday specials.  Many stores open between 9 and 11 AM, meaning you can hit the snooze button and get some extra rest before a big day of shopping!

Save money $$

Many of our downtown businesses will be offering freebies and discounts for one day only. You’ll find unique gifts, locally made items, and can even purchase gift cards for future experiences in Frostburg’s charming historic arts & entertainment district. And don’t forget to enjoy the free parking city-wide throughout the holiday season so you don’t have to worry about feeding the parking meter as you shop.

Invest in your community!

It’s been said that every dollar you spend casts a vote for the world you want to live in.  When you spend your dollars at a local business, you are casting a vote for a stronger economic base and sense of community in Downtown Frostburg.  Main Street businesses have reported record sales in past years as a result of the #shoplocal annual Small Business Saturday promotion, providing a surge for our local economy.

Fall in Love with Frostburg!

Small Business Saturday could be the start of a beautiful relationship with Downtown Frostburg!  Every time you patronize a local business, you are building a more personal connection with Frostburg’s businesses and their owners.  As you continue to frequent downtown businesses, they start to feel more like home, and the staff becomes more like family.