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Where to find deals on Small Business Saturday

Tubby & Coo’s Mid-City Bookshop on Carrollton Avenue.  (via Facebook)

Small Business Saturday is a national shopping event (between Black Friday and Cyber Monday) that encourages consumers to shop local. This year on Saturday Nov. 24, millions of Americans across the country will set out to shop for holiday gifts at their favorite local businesses, according to Stay Local.

New Orleans retailers celebrate this annual event on Bayou Road, Lower Magazine, Oak Street and O.C. Haley Boulevard.

Here are some of the local establishments offering deals. The specials offered by the following art spaces, shops, restaurants and markets are available exclusively on Saturday.


Pearl Wine Co.
American Can, 3700 Orleans Ave.
noon — midnight
Take 20 percent off all wines.

Tubby & Coo’s Mid-City Bookshop
631 N. Carrollton Ave.
10 a.m. — 7 p.m.
Spend $25 or more and roll a d20 for prizes. Spend $50 or more and get two free books. Spend $100 or more and get a Tubby & Coo’s tote bag while supplies last. Purchase any T&C imprint and receive 15 percent instant in-store credit. Sign up for an annual membership to the Tubby and Coo’s Board Game Club and receive 15 percent off a board game of your choice. Get 1 free pass to the Board Game Club room for every board game purchased, up to three passes.

Bayou Road

2541 Bayou Road
10 a.m. — 6 p.m.
One month of free co-working space to the first 10 people who spend $15 at either Community Book Center, Pagoda, Material Life or CupCake Fairies and enter to win a one-month co-working pass.

Artist Journey Allen
1474 N. Broad St.
10 a.m. — 10 p.m.
Offering $50 off paint party for 10 adults (good through Dec. 1) and enter to win an original Journey Allen painting.

Community Book Center, located at 2523 Bayou Road since 2003. (via

Community Book Center
2523 Bayou Road
10 a.m. — 6 p.m.
Pop-up markets all day.

CupCake Fairies
2511 Bayou Road
9 a.m. — 6 p.m.
Selling limited edition signature “Bayou Road” cupcakes, plus enter to win a gift certificate.

Kitchen Witch Cookbooks
1452 N. Broad St.
11 a.m. — 5:30 p.m.
Half-off books in stock, complimentary refreshments and a chance to win a six-pack of their signature spice blend.

Pagoda Cafe
1430 N. Dorgenois St.
8 a.m. — 3 p.m.
$25 gift card raffle and 20% off any purchase of a gift card of $20 or more.

Southern Rep Theater
2541 Bayou Road
11 a.m. — 9 p.m.
Complimentary SRT swag with every in-person ticket order or choose a Stocking Stuffer Subscription for $90 that will include 1 ticket each for 3 plays in the 2019 Spring Season (The Wolves, Azul, and Flowers for Halie).

You can also find Small Business Saturday specials at these establishments:
Ale On Oak, Armoire Boutique, Artrice Creative Designs, The Bike Shop, Blue Cypress Books, Breads on Oak, Breath is Life Spa, Castellon Pharmacy, Coast Roast, Creative Arts New Orleans, d4 Tabletop Gaming Cafe, Dynamic Ceramics, Eclectic Home, Entablature Realty, Haase’s Shoe Store, Healthy Sips, IT Crystals, JB Jewels Design and Fashion, Lionheart Prints, Little Brown Basket, Natural Mixologist, Ninja Restaurant and Sushi Bar, NOLA Beaux Ties, New Orleans Costume Center, New Orleans Green, Oak St. Fitness, Octavia Books, Pagoda Cafe, Plum, Root Sustainable Wooden Accessories, Roux Carre, ROW Earth Organics, Sandra Blakely, SoFAB Pantry, Teachers’ Stop, Tribe Lyfe, UP Unique Products, Whiskey and Sticks, Zele NOLA plus a Makers Market at Roux Carre.

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