As the largest shopping period of the year arrives, big box retailers traditionally have Black Friday while mammoth online retailers have Cyber Monday. Small businesses, the core fabric of a locality, have Small Business Saturday.
The day shines a light on those small businesses and their special sales, items and opening celebrations. For Small Business Saturday, LINK nky is highlighting 10 Northern Kentucky small businesses customers can frequent this weekend, Friday through Sunday.
Four Mile Pig
7962 Alexandria Pike Alexandria, KY
Alexandria barbeque restaurant Four Mile Pig is offering customers a free $20 bonus gift card with the purchase of a $100 gift card.
Left Bank Coffee House
This Covington coffee house is offering regular business hours on Saturday for their coffee bar and extended shopping hours for maison gifts. Customers can enjoy light refreshments and a merry environment while picking out gifts for the holiday season.
107 E. 9th Street Newport, KY
This Newport coffee house is offering 20% off all coffee sales online or in store on Black Friday and 10% off all gift cards online or in-store for Small Business Saturday.
Velocity Bike & Bean
Burlington Pike Florence, KY
This Florence bike and coffee shop will be open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday. New mugs featuring their logo on the front and a wheel on the back have just hit the shelves. They are selling for $13.50, available for purchase in their shop.
Sole by Style
45 W. 7th Street Covington, KY
This Covington sneaker and streetwear shop is celebrating their move to a new location. The shop is open from 12 to 8 p.m. on Saturday. Desired brands such as Nike, Jordan and Supreme are available for purchase.
Peachy & Vintage
535 Madison Ave, Covington, KY
The former pop-up shop is now open for business at their new location on Madison Ave. in Covington. For Black Friday, customers can enjoy an up to 70% off sale on clothing and home decor items from 2 to 9 p.m.
Keystone Bar & Grill
313 Greenup St, Covington, KY
Skillets, shirts, seasoning and signature sauce are available for your small Saturday shopping. Keystone is offering a $5 gift card for every $25 spent on gift cards.
Earth 2 Kentucky
836 Main Street, Covington, KY
The unique shop offers vintage, designer and bootlegged toys, t-shirts and art all centered around bringing out your inner child and/or geek. This shop is always looking for a fresh bizarre find, so no day is like the last. Earth 2 Kentucky is reopening on Black Friday after a shop hiatus.
508 Madison Ave Covington, KY
This Covington sushi spot is offering half price sushi when you dine in and 40% off if you carry out on Saturday, noon to 8:30 p.m.
Three Spirits Tavern
209 Fairfield Avenue Bellevue, KY
$25 pies are available now to order for the holiday season. You can choose from butter pecan, cranberry crunch, caramel apple, pecan and pecan cream cheese. Opening at 2 p.m., Three Spirits will be open in time for customers enjoy a drink at the bar while they take in the Bellevue Christmas Walk in town.