VIRGINIA BEACH – If you’d rather shop local for your holiday gifts, the ViBe Creative District is hosting their district-wide Small Business Saturday this weekend.
More than 20 small and local businesses will participate in the holiday shopping event this Saturday.
“Weare so grateful to 1701 for taking the lead on Small Business Saturday in the ViBe Creative District,” said Kate Pittman, Executive Director of the ViBe Creative District nonprofit, in a news release. “Our business partners learn and benefit from collaborating year-round and this event is an excellent example of how we all benefit from joint promotions.”
In addition to finding the perfect gift, shoppers can participate in a scavenger hunt that includes items like certificates for coffee and dinner, jewelry, artwork, haircuts, tickets to a Masquerade Ball and a bath and body gift set.
To enter, scavenger hunt participants can pick up an entry form at 1701 – a collaborative workspace – located at the corner of Baltic Avenue and 17th Street. Each participant must visit at least 12 participating businesses where they must answer a question correctly When finished, the completed form to should be returned to 1701 by 4 p.m. on Saturday.
“Collaboration is the foundation of our success as a coworking space,” said Lisa DeNoia, co-owner of 1701.“Small Business Saturday presents a way for us to give back to the community and do something in partnership with our neighbors and local vendors. We’re very excited and can’t wait to welcome the public into our space and our neighborhood on November 25th.”
More information about the event can be found online.
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