Small Business Saturday in Des Moines 2023
Small Business Saturday is November 25.
Visit Downtown Ames and Campustown to support your local small businesses. Share joy, shop small, and shop all season long at your local small businesses.
HIGHLAND PARK NEIGHBORHOOD
Highland Park Neighborhood has gone through a lot of changes in the past few years and is a great place to shop and support locals! Grab a coffee at The Slow Down Coffee Co. Shop at Des Moines Mercantile, Art Terrarium, Collective, and many more shops. Make sure you grab dinner at Chuck’s Restaurant and a sweet treat at Hiland Bakery.
BONUS! Mark your calendars for the Holiday Promenade that kicks off Friday, November 17, and continues every Friday through December 15.
This is a great place to support locals all year round.
BONUS! Mark your calendars for Jingle in the Junction which kicks off Thursday, November 16 (except Thanksgiving), and continues every Thursday through December 14. Shop under the glow of over 125,000 holiday lights.
Shop small-town Indianola. The Indianola Square offers some great shops and restaurants.
The largest nonprofit creative workspace in the nation, located in the heart of downtown Des Moines. Shop several amazing artists’ goods and/or purchase gift certificates for classes and workshops at Mainframe Studios. Make sure you save the date for First Fridays! A monthly event that encourages the public to come visit and learn more.
Small Biz Saturday Warehouse Market
501 SW 7th Suite M, Des Moines
November 25 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Support small artists and designers and thrifters and makers and everyone in between at our Warehouse Market! Keep your eyes on vendor announcements here and other details.
Uptown Ankeny has been working hard to create fun events and entertainment and revitalize this fun, unique area of town. There is some fun, local shops you should check out including Tweedle Dee’s, Strawberry Patch, Carmen’s Flowers, and more. Make sure to grab a pizza at the Leaning Tower of Pizza and cold brew from local brewery FireTrucker Brewery while you are there.