Where to Shop on Small Business Saturday in Boston, 2018

Here are the local stores you need to check out.

loyal supply co

Photo by Tony Luong

Loyal Supply Co.

For the design-minded gift giver, this Union Square shop offers colorful, minimalist goods for the home and office. We’ll always be fans of the store’s Fluff pin, as the ooey-gooey white stuff was invented in Somerville.

Doors open: 10 a.m. on 11/24

21 Union Sq., Somerville, 617-996-6930, loyalsupplyco.com.

Vivant Vintage

This Allston landmark is your one-stop-shop for all things vintage, antique, and out of the ordinary. Vivant also stocks jewelry, soap, and other eye-caching knickknacks.

Doors open: 11 a.m. on 11/24

Standout deal: “Buy one, get one half off” sale on all clothing items

318 Lincoln Street, Allston, 857-228-8565, vivantvintage.com.

SoWa Small Business Saturday

At SoWA’s Small Business Saturday extravaganza, you’ll have the opportunity to shop more than 200 independently owned businesses, including menswear store Bobby from Boston and apparel shop Flock. Enjoy a variety of special discounts at SoWa’s vintage market, and receive up to 15 percent off at a select few stalls.

Doors open: 11 a.m. on 11/24

Standout deals: 15 percent off at Ash & Rose, 10 percent off select items at Beth Pellegrino, Gallateam Fine Art, and Simplemente Blanco

450 Harrison Ave., Boston, sowaboston.com.


Ouimillie is a local boutique influenced by European styles and trends, specializing in clothes, handbags, jewelry, bedding, and other lifestyle goodies. The store will be hosting a holiday pop-up market from November 24 to 25, where artists and designers from businesses like Gâté Comme Des Filles and Happy Cactus Gifts will be selling their wares directly to shoppers.

Doors open: 10 a.m. on 11/24

133-135 Charles St, Boston, MA 02114, 617-982-7962 ouimillie.com.

Photo courtesy of Olives & Grace

Olives & Grace

Every day is basically Small Business Saturday at Olives & Grace, a gem of a gift shop in the South End. Founded on the manta of “quality over quantity,” the store stocks handcrafted gifts from local makers and other small-batch products.

Doors open: 10 a.m. on 11/24

Standout deal: The first 50 customers of the day receive a free tote bag.

623 Tremont St., Boston, 617-236-4536, olivesandgrace.com.

December Thieves

The artfully displayed items in Lana Barakat’s globally inspired shop practically beckon you to empty your wallet. From clothing to tabletop accessories, the gift boutique likely has something for every type of person on your list.

Doors open: 10 a.m. on 11/24

88 Charles St., Boston, 857-239-9149, decemberthieves.com.

Boston General Store

This high-quality home goods purveyor spawned from a love for well-made products. Its “Zero Waste Home” collection boasts some of the prettiest utilitarian items we’ve seen.

Doors open: 10 a.m. on 11/24

305 Harvard St., Brookline, 617-232-0103, bostongeneralstore.com.

Lekker Home

You can call off your hunt for the best in Scandanavian-designed products in the city. Lekker Home boasts a vast selection of sleek furniture and home goods, plus all the accessories you didn’t know you needed.

Doors open: 10 a.m. on 11/24

1313 Washington St., Boston, 617-542-6464, lekkerhome.com.

Boston Public Market

Photo by Wayne Goldstein

Boston Public Market

Of course the Boston Public Market is participating in Small Business Saturday—it’s a small business wonderland with dozens of shops under one common roof. Swing by to support farmers, food vendors, and crafters from across New England.

Doors open: 8 a.m. on 11/24

100 Hanover St, Boston, 617-973-4909, bostonpublicmarket.org.


Hoping to encourage (or practice) self-care this holiday season? Beacon Hill’s skincare shop Follain has you covered. With chemical-free cleansers, soaps, and lotions aplenty, this local spot is worth stopping by for its beautiful displays alone.

Doors open: 11 a.m. on 11/24

65 Charles St., Beacon Hill, 53 Dartmouth St., South End, 857-233-5211, follain.com.

Greentail Table

This eye-catching store in Newton stocks moderately priced, high-quality dinnerware and hostess gifts handpicked by owner Linda de Valpine, who believes good design should be accessible to everyone.

Doors open: 10 a.m. on 11/24

Standout deal: 25 percent off all in-stock glassware

343 Watertown St., Newton, 617-244-3510, greentailtable.com.