on Thursday, November 05, 2015
The holiday season is just weeks away and the merchants of downtown Cedar Falls want to help you get a head start on your holiday shopping! Join us in downtown Cedar Falls on November 5-7th as 29 participating businesses kick off the holiday shopping season with their first ever Holiday Shop Hop! The stores will be dressed to the nines and stocked with seasonal items to give you a sneak peek of the hottest trends this holiday season. The festive atmosphere will be sure to put you in the mood to get an early start on your holiday shopping, stock up on some cute new pieces for your wardrobe or discover some decorative new decor!
Participating businesses will be offering exclusive specials, free samples, giveaways and more to customers during the Shop Hop. With such a large variety of specialty shops, you’re sure to discover something for everyone on your list! From scrumptious homemade treats, unique home décor and one-of-a-kind artwork to gifts for the avid knitter, chef or hands-on crafter, we’ve got you covered. A wide selection of salons, jewelry stores and boutiques will keep everyone from the kids to the high-stylin’ fashionistas dressed their best this holiday season!
Plus, the merchants even have a special gift just for you! Grab a Shop Hop card from any participating business and you could win one of three $100 downtown gift certificates to help you with your shopping! All you have to do to win is visit each business on the card for a stamp and then turn your completed card in at your last stop to be entered to win. Small Business Saturday on November 28th is the last day to turn in your completed Shop Hop card, so you have three whole weeks to visit all the participating stores! Winners will be contact on Monday November 30th. The gift certificates are redeemable at any downtown business, so you can use it to purchase gifts for the people on your list or treat yourself to something special. It’s our gift to you this holiday season to say thank you for shopping small, so be sure to join us as we kick off the holiday shopping season in downtown Cedar Falls!