Shop Small at the Holiday Market on Small Business Saturday – Nov. 29

OED’s Only in Seattle Initiative is a proud supporter of Small Business Saturday, a day dedicated to supporting local, independent businesses. Visit Seattle’s local business districts to shop, dine and explore the hidden gems throughout the holiday season, and plan a special trip down to the holiday market at Westlake Center, featuring ten different businesses each week for four weeks. Catch neighborhood favorites like Trophy Cupcakes, The Sock Monster and Marjorie’s Steel Drum Plantains at the holiday market. In addition, a variety of neighborhood business districts are hosting special events on Small Business Saturday, so be sure to check out the list of events below.


In addition to shopping, take part in Small Business Saturday with these steps:

  • If you are a business owner, you can make sure you’re prepared for the holiday season by checking out the Small Business Administration’s tips here.
  • If you are a customer, rally your community to shop small on social media by using the hashtag #ShopSmall.


Shop Fremont for the Holidays – Kicks-off on Thursday, Nov. 20, 4 pm in Fremont

Beacon Hill’s Meaningful Movie – Friday, Nov. 21 in Beacon Hill

Macy’s Holiday Parade & Tree Lighting, Friday, Nov. 28, starting at 9 am in Downtown

Shop the Hill – Friday, Nov. 28 – Sunday, Nov. 30 in Capitol Hill

Shop-o-Rama – Saturday, Nov. 29, Dec. 6, 13 & 20 in the Wing Luke Museum

Shop the Square – Saturday, Nov. 29, Dec.6 & Dec. 13 in Pioneer Square

Ballard for the Holidays – Saturday, Nov. 29 in Ballard

Small Business Saturday – Saturday, Nov. 29 in your local business district

Shopping Small in Historic Georgetown – Saturday, Nov. 29 in Georgetown

Holiday Magic – Friday, Dec. 5, 4 pm in Queen Anne

Light up the Beach – Friday, Dec. 5, 5 pm – 8 pm in Rainier Beach

Holiday Craft Bazaar – Friday, Dec. 6 – Saturday, Dec. 7, 8 am – 2 pm in Hillman City

Art under $100 by South Park Arts – Saturday, Dec. 6, 2 pm – 9 pm in Georgetown

Columbia City Holiday Festival – Saturday, Dec. 6, 5:30 pm in Columbia City

Joy and Toy Drive – Friday, Dec. 12, 5 pm in Othello

Georgetown Art Attack – Saturday, Dec. 13, 6 pm – 9 pm in Georgetown