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Downtown Guide to Small Business Saturday
Nov. 25, 2023

2022 info appears below, 2023 info coming soon!

Shop Local, Downtown South Bend

Spend the day downtown! Join us in celebrating and supporting our local businesses by shopping and dining small in downtown.

Stop by the DTSB Small Business Saturday Welcome Center on Saturday, November 26th from 10:00 a.m. - noon at Howard Park next to the Howard Holiday Market (219 S. St. Louis Blvd.) to get your own Shop Small bag (limit to first 30 people) and a list of all the deals, promotions, and added experiences. The Welcome Center will also feature coupons, giveaways, coffee, donuts, and a Shop Small photo booth.

Food & Drink Promotions

Barnaby's (713 E Jefferson Blvd)
Small business Saturday Special $23.95 Large (two topping pizza) breadsticks and pitcher of pop.

Ironhand Wine Bar (1025 Northside Blvd)
Friday, Nov.25-Nov. 27: Burgundy Friday/Small Business Saturday Shop small this season at Ironhand! Enjoy 50% off bottles of 2018 MI Cabernet Franc and 50% off our Drink Local long sleeve shirts. We also have gift certificates, Ironhand scented candles, and more to cover all of your holiday shopping needs. (Discount is valid on bottles enjoyed at the wine bar and to-go.)
Friday, Nov. 25 & Nov. 26: Estate Wine Release Party! Tis the season to try new Ironhand estate wines! We're wicked excited to release our new 2021 Estate Whiskey Barrel Cabernet Franc and 2021 Estate Cabernet Sauvignon. Enjoy complimentary tastes of these two new unique wines from our vineyard in South Bend. Reservations are encouraged for dining with us.

Gift Cards & Certificates

Fatbird (103 W Colfax Ave)

Buy a $40 gift card & get a $10 gift card for free. *Free Gift Cards not redeemable on the day of purchase.

Fiddler's Hearth (127 N Main St)

​​Small Business Saturday through Christmas Eve, Fiddler's is offering a deal - Buy $100 in gift cards and get a $25 gift card for free!​


Café Navarre (101 N Michigan St)

Gift Card Special November 25-27: With the purchase of a $100 gift card, guests will receive $35 in gift vouchers. Gift cards never expire, and vouchers are valid until 04/30. We will be open for gift card sales starting at 11:00 a.m. on Small Business Saturday. Guests can purchase gift cards at Cafe Navarre (Valid for all NHG locations-first time ever!), we will have complimentary hot cider and fresh baked cookies for any guests who would like to purchase a gift card. Cards can also be purchased through our website at


Chicory Café (105 E Jefferson Blvd)

Gift card promotion November 25-26: $70 for $100 in gift cards


L Street Kitchen (131 S Lafayette Blvd)

8:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.

Gift card promotion starting Nov 26 -27. Buy four, $10 gift cards, get one for free.


PEGGS (127 S Michigan St)

Gift Card Special: for every $20 you buy, you will get $5 free. Holiday Gift Baskets will also be on sale and those are a $60 value sold for $45. For anyone that comes in on Small Business Saturday and purchases either a gift basket or gift certificate on special, their names will be entered into a drawing for a prize!


St. Joe Coffee Co. (305 S Michigan St)

10:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.

50% off specialty latte Gingersnap White Mocha (Gingerbread syrup with white mocha sauce and topped with nutmeg) and Chocolate Caramel Kiss (Caramel syrup and chocolate sauce topped with caramel drizzle)


The Garage Arcade Bar (503 E Colfax Ave)

$25 gift cards to match each purchase of $100 in house; will have a DJ

Retail Promotions 
and Activities

Ali on the Boulevard (722 E Jefferson Blvd)

20% off everything, plus community goodie bag filled with gift cards to local restaurants and attractions when you spend $75 or more (while supplies last)


Inspire Me (520 E Colfax Ave)

20% off throughout the store (a few exceptions will apply)


River Valley Farmers' Market (401 E Colfax Ave)

10% off total purchases at the market.


South Bend Brew Werks (321 S Main St Suite 105B)

Lifetime Mug Club Memberships for $200, plus hat and pint glass combo for $30


South Bend Civic Theatre (403 N Main St)

$10 Rudolph ticket for kids 10 and under with the purchase of an adult ticket November 24-29


South Bend Cubs (501 W South St)

Black Friday Ticket Package Sale - November 25-26. A limited number of Black Friday ticket packages will be available for purchase at (specific link - ) beginning at midnight on November 25. Only 100 packages available.


The package includes 10 undated ticket vouchers that can be redeemed for any 2023 regular season game. Vouchers can be redeemed after single-game tickets go on sale in March. Also included in the Black Friday deal is a voucher good for any South Bend Cubs adjustable hat (including New Era Brand hats), four single game parking passes, two Toyota Fun Zone wristbands, four tokens to the 1st Source Bank Performance Center batting cages, and $20 in Cubbie Cash that can be used at the Box Office, any Four Winds Field concession stands, parking lot, and the Cubs Den Team Store.


The History Museum (808 W Washington St)

7:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

The History Museum Boutique will offer 20% all purchases.


The Pigeon & The Hen Pottery ( 217 S Michigan St)

12:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M.

Come in and paint on Small Business Saturday and get your loyalty card fully punched for an additional 15% of your next in-store painting experience. Handmade Pottery made by The Pigeon & The Hen is 15% off. Our custom South Bend T-Shirts are $15 each. 6 different styles to choose from. All Canvas Paintings To Go are 50% of South Bend Sweatshirts are $29 Coffee and Hot Chocolate Bar will be available to keep your energy going! Make your reservation to paint pottery @


Tree & Wreath Sales on the Gridiron

9:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

A variety of local fresh-cut trees and wreaths from JK Tree Farm will be for sale with proceeds benefiting Relay for Life.

Unique Boutique (122 S Michigan St Suite 110)

50% Entire Store Friday, Saturday and Sunday

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