Fort Wayne participates in Small Business Saturday

The day after Black Friday is being dedicated to supporting small local businesses.

Posted: Nov 24, 2018 11:15 AM
Updated: Nov 26, 2018 6:40 AM

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT)- Greater Fort Wayne Inc. is rounding up a group of 24 local businesses for Small Business Saturday on November 24. This is the ninth annual Small Business Saturday observance. Greater Fort Wayne Inc. said shoppers have spent an estimated $85 billion at small businesses nationwide.

The annual Holly Trolley is helping get people to small businesses on Saturday. Eight free trolleys will transport shoppers around Downtown Fort Wayne as well as the Wells Street and West Main Corridors. Three
different trolley routes will connect people to over fifty stops with more than 100 shopping opportunities, activities and dining options to choose from.

Each heated trolley is equipped with docents to provide information and assist you with trolley maps, giveaways, and more. Many businesses along the routes will be offering special holiday items, one-day-only discounts or
goodies and refreshments to show their appreciation to shoppers who are choosing to shop locally.

Greater Fort Wayne Inc. investors participating in Small Business Saturday include:

Bellezza Nails & Skin Care by Nicolina
Christopher James Menswear
The City Exchange Shops
DeBrand Fine Chocolates
The Find
Fort Wayne Outfitters & Bike Depot
Kamylle’s Spa Bar
Longe Optical
McMahon’s Best One Tire & Auto Care
Mynett Music
The Olive Twist
Paradigm Gallery at the Fort Wayne Museum of Art
Rise ‘n Roll Bakery & Deli
Sud’n Impact Gym
Summit City Bicycles & Fitness
Sweet Aviation
Three Rivers Distilling Co.
Three Rivers Running Company
The Tube Car Wash
Vintage Treasures
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