Support Dallas Breweries, Bars and Restaurants on Small Business Saturdays

It’s easy to include Dallas bars, restaurants, and breweries in your small business Saturday shopping. Neighborhoods like Knox Henderson and the Bishop Arts District are made for this with local shops and restaurants you can visit on a shopping spree or leisurely stroll. Shop and dine at your leisure on Garland Road near Peavy or several Mockingbird Lane malls, or attend one of these special Saturday small business events that put it all together for you.

Craft Market at Vector Brewing
9850 Walnut Hill Lane, Suite 405 (NE Dallas)
11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, November 27

Over 40 artisans will be in the back parking lot of Vector Brewing with a variety of products and gifts. Some of the foodie favorites will be there, including Bread in Texas, Wylie’s Ferris Wheel Coffee and Oak Cliff Cravings whose crazy candy enchilados will make you smile.

Maraville Cacao will have candies, Mexican chocolate hot chocolate bombs and unique treats like corn in a candy bar. Drop Dead Delicious Pickling Company will have its Bloody Mary Dill and Ugly Mustard Dill pickles made right here in Dallas using cucumbers, herbs and peppers from Texas. The event is free and you can see a full list of suppliers on Vector Brewing’s website.

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Support local craft brewing this Saturday in Peticolas and other local breweries.

Lauren Drewes Daniels

Texas Craft Brewers Glass Outlet
Various locations
Saturday November 27

Texas Craft Brewers Guild, a nonprofit that advances the Texas craft beer industry, created a limited edition drink to celebrate Small Business Saturdays at several breweries in Dallas and more across Texas. . The ‘Here’s to Gettin’ Back There ‘glass was designed by DeuxSouth Creative, and $ 1 of each glass sold will go to guild.

Local participants include Civil Pour, Hop & Sting Brewing Co., Odd Muse Brewing, Peticolas Brewing Co., Texas Ale Project, Vector Brewing, and White Rock Alehouse & Brewery. Check out their social media for information on the purchase price and quantities available, or just drop by and sip beers at your favorite local brewery.

Shop small at the Dallas Farmers Market
920 S. Harwood St. (Farmers Market District)
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, November 27

The Dallas Farmers Market is all decorated for Christmas as we head into the most wonderful time of year. And every day is a day of small business here with over 200 local family businesses at The Shed, The Market, and other retail stores and restaurants in the Harvest Lofts building.

Saturday also marks the start of a season Holiday market held on Saturdays and Sundays. Hear live music and see chef demonstrations in The Shed, and discover an even wider range of craft vendors with unique gifts throughout the holiday season. If you need help with your selections, check out three Dallas Farmers Market Instagram Guides. These “little shopping” gift suggestions will make the holidays bright for your loved ones and for businesses that depend on local support.

Deep Ellum Small Business Saturday: Sip and Buy with Discover Deep Ellum
2650 Main Street (Deep Ellum)
12 p.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, November 27

Pick up a glass specially made to celebrate Deep Ellum and head to the stores on the map where you will be served wine and other drinks as you browse through all the merchandise. Tickets cost $ 15 if purchased in advance on Eventbrite.

Click to enlarge Santa will be working remotely at Greenville Avenue Pizza Co. on Saturday.  - LOWEST GREENVILLE MERCHANT COLLECTIVE

Santa will be working remotely at Greenville Avenue Pizza Co. on Saturday.

Lowest Greenville Merchant Collective

Light up the lowest Greenville
Various stores between Belmont and Ross on Greenville Ave.
4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday November 27

Why jingle all the way when you can make a cocktail all the way? The Lowest Greenville Merchant Collective is having its 5th annual Light Up Lowest Greenville event on Small Business Saturdays this year with several specialty cocktails and more local businesses. HG Sply Co. will offer vacation photo ops and a $ 6 Jingle Juice cocktail, while Flatbread Co. will offer a selection of drinks and pizza samples for $ 5. Standard service will offer a Son of a Nutcracker cocktail for $ 6, and Rapscallion offers a signature cocktail for $ 8 with whiskey, cocoa infused Campari and sweet vermouth.

Despite all the cocktail offers, this event is family friendly: Santa will be stationed at Greenville Avenue Pizza Co. and the tree lighting will take place outside Son of a Butcher at 7 p.m. Facebook Events Page for details on all promotions.

Shop and eat local in Garland Town Center Square
520 W. State St. (Garland)
10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, November 27

More than 25 businesses from downtown Garland will participate in a free Small Business Saturday celebration to kick off a series of Christmas events around the square. On Saturdays, you will receive a free Christmas decoration with any purchase from a participating merchant. To see the Facebook Events Page for the full list of participating stores and restaurants.

Click to enlarge Treat yourself to a culinary sleigh ride this season.  - JEANINE STEVENS

Treat yourself to a culinary sleigh ride this season.

Jeanine Stevens

Dallas by Chocolate and Dallas Bites Christmas Tours
Various locations, dates and times from Friday November 26

Whether you book a tour for yourself or buy tickets as a gift, this small business is celebrating its 10th year by supporting many more.

“Our coach and walking tours strictly feature local restaurants, brasseries and other establishments,” said owner Jeanine Stevens. “We take great pride in the local restaurants in our city, as well as the local history behind them and the local neighborhoods. They help make the Dallas area unique, from taquerias to barbecues to chocolate makers. ”

“Our Christmas Lights, Chocolate & Sips tours feature uniquely local dessert spots and some of the most exciting areas in town for Christmas lights,” Stevens said.

Tours run from November 26 through December 30, and a variety of options include the Park Cities / Downtown Dallas areas as well as the Frisco / Addison lights. Other Christmas Lights Tours include Dallas’ Best Speakeasies, a Vegan Dessert Tour, and Social Distancing Tours where you drive to the Christmas Lights locations in your own vehicle and the host meets you there to serve you delicious Dallas food. See the full list of tours and purchase tickets on the Dallas by Chocolate website.

Mistletoe Shopping Center in Legacy West
5908, seat promenade (Plano)
10 a.m. to 6 p.m. every Friday to Sunday until December 19

The Mistletoe Mall Small Business Pop-ups will be set up between Starbucks Reserve and Filson in Legacy West every Friday through Sunday. This is a great opportunity to shop in the small stores and support the local bars and restaurants while you are in the area. Get all the details on the Legacy West website.

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