Escondido, CA

Shop Small At Businesses In Historic Downtown Escondido On November 24th

November 24 Escondido invites you to visit small businesses.

Escondido has come together for Shop Small Saturday to promote the wonderful historic downtown district. MAGEC (Museums & Arts Growing Escondido Culture), the Escondido Downtown Business Association, the City of Escondido, and Visit Escondido are working together to provide a full day of shopping with discounts, special offers and prizes.

This is the second year for the effort to encourage shoppers to visit the city’s small businesses.

According to Katherine Zimmer, Tourism Manager, for the city of Escondido, “This is a great opportunity to support your favorite local spots and find new ones! Small Business Saturday celebrates and helps you discover the unique and surprising small businesses in historic downtown Escondido.” 

Start your day by visiting a Welcome Station to enjoy a special treat and pick up our Shop Small Map, shopping bags, flyers and special offers while supplies last.

Photo Contest: #shopsmallescondido

Enter to win 2 Free tickets to any show at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido and a $25 gift card for Burger Bench. Be sure to post photos of culinary treats, amazing art, festive storefronts, happy people, gift ideas and anything that catches your eye. Make sure to use the #shopsmallescondido to be entered to win. Each post counts as an entry, so post as much as you would like.

Welcome Station Locations:

9 a.m.-6 p.m.
On the west end of Grand Avenue
Hawthorne Country Store
675 W Grand Avenue

On the east end of Grand Avenue:
10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Modern Maker Market
140 S Juniper
(between Grand & 2nd Ave)  

Participating Locations:

  • Boxwood & Ivy
  • California Center for the Arts, Escondido
  • Distinction Gallery
  • Escondido Art Association Artists Gallery
  • Gemstone Gallery
  • Hawthorne Country Stone
  • Laurel Glen
  • Minx Spa
  • MIYO-Make It Your Own
  • Modern Maker Market
  • Rosie’s Café
  • San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum
  • Simply Adina Flora, Decor & Gifts
  • SIP Beer & Wine
  • Something Old Something New Bridal Boutique
  • Spiritivity
  • Stone and Glass Studio & Gallery
  • Sunny Side Kitchen
  • Suzy Q’s Diner
  • The Photographers Eye Gallery
  • The Grand Tea Room
  • Urban Barn
  • Vinklectic

For an updated list of locations and more information go to,

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