Keep your money local and find unique gift items for all those on your holiday shopping list. While supporting unique small businesses is always a sound investment, it's even easier to celebrate these establishments during the Small Business Saturday, held every year the Saturday after Thanksgiving. CVB Spread the word and share your special finds on social with #SmallBusinessSaturday and #ShopSmall.
Old Colorado City will have bargains galore on the avenue. Beat the crowds and visit Santa's Workshop at 2324 W. Colorado Ave. Have your picture taken with a Victorian Santa Claus or stay into the evening to enjoy the Christmas Stroll from 5pm-8pm.
Downtown Colorado Springs showcases a large variety of specialty shops you'll love. Stop by the Acacia Park welcome booth from 11am-2pm to pick up a free shopping tote bag, Downtown Holiday Discount Book, stickers and more (while supplies last).
Up the road, Manitou Springs is filled with quaint shops, compelling galleries and wonderful restaurants.
Wherever you go in the Pikes Peak region, Small Business Saturday is a wonderful opportunity to continue to support your favorite mom and pop's, or find a new local haunt.