Small Business Saturday on Tennyson St. / Berkeley – Don’t Miss Out!

Holiday Passport Crawl, Breakfast with Santa, Tree lighting in the park

Holiday Passport Crawl and shop specials
Tree lighting in the park

Are you making your way out to Tennyson Street for Small Business Saturday, or are you there now and want some CliffsNotes? This guidebook will help you along the way. Here we explore a few Tennyson Street businesses and special events so that you can support the community-minded, sustainability-infused “buy local,” #ShopSmall movement.

Small Business Saturday is fundamentally about finding the diverse shopping options that your local community has to offer. In other words, it’s a great time to get to know the Tennyson Street Cultural District.

Holiday Passport Crawl and shop specials

Back by popular demand for its third straight year in 2016, Jolly Goods has again organized the Tennyson Street Holiday Passport Crawl. Grab a passport at any of the participating businesses. Every time you make a purchase, you get a stamp that gives you a chance to win an incredible prize pack from the stores that are taking part.

The specials really are plentiful, with more than two dozen – ranging from “buy one, get one” (BOGO) offers to 10-20% off discounts to FREE gifts with purchase minimums. Check out the deals, and click the links to learn more about each business.

Tennyson’s Tap – Buy one, get one FREE, on any drink.
Brazen Denver – Buy brunch and get FREE monkey bread.
Evolution Salon Denver – Get special prices on facials, makeup and blow-outs.
Natural Grocers – Purchase $25 and get $5 off.
XO Gift Co. – Buy $35 of merchandise and get a FREE gift.
Gallery Massage Studio – Get a massage and facial for just $99.
Denver Cat Company – Everything is 10% off, and you get entered for December BOGO.
Block & Larder – Make a $25 purchase and get $5 off.
Lady Jones Denver – Get 15% off a single item.
Jolly Goods – Buy $30 of goods to get a FREE gift.
Midwestern Saloon – Buy one, get one FREE, on drafts, wells, and house wines. Also score half-off appetizers.
Berkeley Untapped – Buy one, get one FREE, for certain cocktails and drafts.
Mouthfuls Pet Supply – Make a purchase and get $5 off.
Clotheshorse – Shop deals in an extensive clearance sale and score a coupon for a December/January purchase.
Ooh Aah Jewelry Denver – Get 15% discounted off one full-priced piece.
BookBar – Make a $25 purchase and get $5 off.
Sarah O. Jewelry – Buy any item to get FREE jewelry cleaner.
Kats-eye Boutique – Buy $30 of items (pre-tax) and get a FREE soap dish plus 2 soaps.
Le Chocolatier – Get a FREE chocolate square and 15% off your purchase.
Spruce – With a $25 purchase, get $5 off.
Real Baby – Buy $50 worth of items to get 20% off.
Second Star to the Right Children’s Books – When you purchase $25 of merchandise, get $5 off.
Parisi Pizzeria, Trattoria e Vino – Order an adult meal and get 1 FREE kids’ meal (with specifics in Passport).
Green Door Living – Get your stamp at the cookie decorating booth in César Chávez Park.
Call to Arms Brewing Company – Buy one, get one free, on Core beer pints.
Local 46 – Buy one, get one free, on any drink.
Atomic Cowboy / Fat Sully’s Pizza / Denver Biscuit Company – When you order $25, get $5 off (Tennyson Street location).

Tree lighting in the park

Finally, the Tennyson Berkeley Business Association (TBBA), which is the organizational sponsor of these #ShopSmall events, closes out the festivities with the second annual Tree Lighting and holiday celebration from 4-6pm at César Chávez Park. Highlights include Santa Claus, a hot chocolate bar, a cookie decorating tent, caroling, and kids’ activities. Be sure to get to the park by 5pm at latest for the Tree Lighting.

Do you want to enjoy your local community while supporting “buy local” and/or sustainability efforts? Come out NOW for Small Business Saturday on Tennyson Street.