• Saturday, November 30, 2019
  • Shop Small Dine Local

    Small Business Saturday that encourages visitors to shop at small local businesses in Pasadena. It will take place on Saturday, November 30, 2019 throughout the city.  This is a great way for the community to celebrate Pasadena’s small businesses. Enjoy savings as participating merchants offer special promotions and discounts. It is also a chance to say “hello” to your neighborhood store owners and restaurateurs. Bring your friends and family out to Small Business Saturday and join the community in supporting all small businesses in Pasadena. Small Business Saturday is brought to you in partnership by the City of Pasadena, Visit Pasadena, Old Pasadena, Playhouse District and South Lake Avenue District.

    As part of the “Shop Pasadena” campaign, independent businesses in each of the city’s commercial areas will serve as welcome stations for the campaign and distribute “Shop Pasadena” canvas tote bags (first-come, first-serve). Welcome stations across the city include:

    Civic Center Area

    • Europane Bakery & Café, 345 East Colorado Boulevard
    • FrenchiFornia, 247 East Colorado Boulevard

    College Commercial Area

    • Lovebirds Café & Bakery, 921 East Colorado Boulevard
    • Milkcow Café, 1517 East Colorado Boulevard
    • Samy’s Camera, 1759 East Colorado Boulevard

    East Washington

    • Bloomfield Creamery, 1727 East Washington Boulevard
    • Southern Roots Gifts, 1387 East Washington Boulevard

    Hastings Commercial Area

    • Colette, 975 North Michillinda
    • Foothill Restaurant, 2835 East Foothill Boulevard
    • Vromans Bookstore East Pasadena, 3729 East Foothill Boulevard

    HeArt (South Fair Oaks Health & Arts District)

    • Jones Coffee Roasters, 693 South Raymond
    • Porta Via, 1 West California Boulevard

    Lamanda Commercial Area

    • Bowhaus Pet Company, 2472 East Colorado
    • Poo-Bah Record Shop, 2636 East Colorado
    • STEM World, 2245 East Colorado

    Lincoln Commercial Area

    • Lincoln Pasadena, 1992 Lincoln Avenue
    • Perry’s Joint, 2051 Lincoln Avenue

    North Lake Commercial Area

    • Bessy’s Boutique, 1353 North Lake Avenue
    • Maquina,1274 North Lake Avenue
    • Polkatots Cupcakes, 720 North Lake Avenue

    Old Pasadena

    • Homage Pasadena, 2 East Holly Street
    • We Olive & Wine Bar, 32 East Colorado Boulevard
    • Whimsy Pasadena, 40 Mills Place

    Playhouse District

    • El Portal Restaurant, 695 East Green Street
    • Run With Us, 235 North Lake Avenue

    South Lake Avenue

    • The Bee Cottage, 496 South Lake Avenue
    • Float Pasadena, 380 South Lake Avenue
    • Republik Coffee Lounge, 854 East Green Street

    Walnut Commercial Area

    • The Flowerman, 2450 East Foothill Boulevard
    • Namaste Spiceland, 270 North Hill

    Old Pasadena

    Old Pasadena is home to more than 200 unique businesses that are exclusive to the historic Old Pasadena. These hidden gems offer characteristic merchandise along with great customer service. You may find these quaint stores in side streets and alley ways of Old Pasadena.

    Participating Merchants

    The Playhouse District

    The Playhouse District wants to reward you for shopping and dining small. Participating merchants will offer special promotions, discounts, and treats. Stop by Vroman’s Bookstore first to pick up a free Shop Small tote bag while supplies last.

    Participating Merchants

    South Lake Avenue District

    Experience the mid-century charm of Pasadena’s South Lake Avenue district, one the city’s shopping districts. South Lake’s 10 tree-lined blocks are home to a diverse collection of national stores, unique boutiques, delicious restaurants, salons, and other services reflecting the historic ambiance of the area’s 1940s origins.

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