Shop local and enjoy sweet treats in Steamboat Springs Saturday
Steamboat Springs — Steamboat Springs is trying to sweeten up Small Business Saturday, the national day set aside to promote locally-owned businesses.
“It’s a tradition here in Steamboat. It was called Chocolate Tasting, but now it’s Sweet Treats on Main Street,” said Lisa Popovich, executive director of MainStreet Steamboat Springs.
Businesses like Fringe Boutique will offer up sweet snacks or drinks in a show of customer appreciation.
“Small businesses are the heart of our community,” said Fringe co-owner Pam Vole. “We want customers to stop by for treats and enter to win a bag of surprises our Fringe team put together.”
Jamie McQuade, owner of Dragonflies toy store, said combining Small Business Saturday with Sweet Treats on Main Street is always fun.
“We usually try to do a little something,” she said.
The home interior and gift shop, Branches, located between Sixth and Seventh streets on Lincoln Avenue, likes to carry samples of their chocolate-covered chips on Small Business Saturday. Customers often end up buying them for holiday snacks.
Popovich hopes locals get into the stores this Saturday, if not for their own Christmas shopping, then for families and friends who come to visit.
“Our population explodes in the next couple of weeks,” Popovich said. “We can answer visitors where to get that unique T-shirt or fun gift while shopping on main street.”
Downtown Steamboat stores participating in Sweet Treats on Main Street will offer goodies from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 26.
Congress has also officially designated Nov. 26 as Small Business Saturday in America.
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