TAMPA, Fla. — Launched by American Express in 2010, Small Business Saturday exists to support local retailers that make communities strong.
The local shopping day gained nationwide attention in 2011 when the Senate passed a resolution in support of the day. Now, officials in all 50 states participate, according to American Express.
Here in Tampa, numerous local retailers are celebrating the day with deals.
Small Business Saturday | Shop small and support local businesses this Saturday! The Shops of Winter Village are open today from 10am - 10pm and feature gifts and goodies curated by local companies and creators. Get out and bring the whole family! #WinterVillageTampa pic.twitter.com/r81Ed5Hq7a
— Tampa Downtown (@Tampasdowntown) November 24, 2018
Small Business Saturday is a day dedicated to celebrating & encouraging the small business that help make Tampa extraordinary. Visit https://t.co/jYtUTX61XQ for some of the many local spots making a difference & to learn how you can support them! #ShopSmall pic.twitter.com/zTFilS0BLd
— City of Tampa (@CityofTampa) November 22, 2018
To find all the local businesses participating near you, click here.