Support Your Small Businesses

Aug 16, 2022

The Importance of Shopping Local

As a community-focused organization promoting holidays and seasonal events, Weekends In the Park understands the integral role small businesses play in creating vibrant local economies. Supporting your local businesses not only fuels entrepreneurial dreams but also contributes to the unique character and charm of your community.

When you choose to shop locally, you are directly investing in your community's growth and prosperity. Small businesses generate local jobs, stimulate local tax revenue, and foster a sense of pride among residents. By supporting these businesses, you are helping your neighbors succeed and enhancing the overall quality of life in your area.

Why Small Businesses Matter

Small businesses are the backbone of our economy, accounting for a significant portion of job creation and innovation. Unlike larger corporations, small businesses often have a deep understanding of the local community's needs, preferences, and culture. They offer personalized experiences, unique products, and exceptional customer service that goes beyond what you typically find in chain stores.

When you shop at small businesses, you have the opportunity to connect on a personal level with the owners and employees who are passionate about what they do. They pour their heart and soul into their businesses, ensuring that you receive exceptional products and services tailored to your specific needs.

Events by Weekends In the Park

Weekends In the Park, a leading community organization in the field of holidays and seasonal events, is proud to organize a wide range of community-driven initiatives throughout the year. By attending our events, you not only support your local businesses but also engage in memorable experiences that celebrate the spirit of your community.

Holiday Extravaganza

Join us for our annual Holiday Extravaganza, where local small businesses come together to showcase their unique products and offerings. From handcrafted gifts to artisanal food, this event brings the best of our community under one roof. Discover hidden gems, support local artisans, and find the perfect gifts for your loved ones.

Seasonal Farmers Market

At our Seasonal Farmers Market, you can connect directly with local farmers, bakers, and artisans. Taste the freshness of locally grown produce, sample homemade delicacies, and explore unique crafts made by talented individuals in your community. By shopping at this market, you contribute to sustainable practices and the prosperity of small-scale producers.

Community Art Fair

Experience the rich artistic talent within your community at our Community Art Fair. This event showcases the creativity of local artists, painters, sculptors, and more. Support their work by purchasing original pieces or simply immerse yourself in the vibrant display of local talent. By attending this fair, you become an advocate for the arts and contribute to the flourishing local art scene.


Supporting small businesses is a powerful way to make a positive impact on your community. By choosing to shop locally and participating in events organized by Weekends In the Park, you can help create a thriving local economy, foster entrepreneurship, and preserve the unique character of your area.

Remember, every purchase you make at a local small business contributes to a better future for your community. Embrace the small business spirit and be a catalyst for change.

David Sloan
I admire the hard work and creativity that local businesses bring to our community.
Aug 11, 2023
Jordi Esclusa
Small businesses provide personalized service that you can't find in big chain stores. Let's cherish them!
Jun 16, 2023
Amy Pace
I try to buy from local businesses as much as possible. It feels good to support entrepreneurs.
May 13, 2023
Lyle Johnson
Supporting small businesses is like investing in the heart of our community.
May 3, 2023
Alicia Moe
Small businesses are the backbone of our local economy. Let's show them some love!
Apr 12, 2023
Francis Icamen
I make it a point to shop at local stores. It's a way of investing in our community.
Feb 19, 2023
Sarah Lopez
We should all make an effort to shop local. It makes a big difference.
Feb 18, 2023
Matt Dale
Local businesses give our community character and uniqueness. Let's keep them thriving!
Feb 8, 2023
Joan Lindquist
I love shopping local and supporting small businesses! It's great for the community.
Jan 18, 2023
Tricia Folliero
Small businesses bring passion and personality to our neighborhoods. Let's support them!
Jan 12, 2023
Mike Bender
I enjoy the sense of connection and community spirit when I support small businesses.
Nov 5, 2022
Creighton Medley
I always find unique products at small businesses. It's a win-win for the community and me.
Oct 21, 2022
Shopping local helps create a unique and vibrant local culture. Let's keep it up!
Sep 18, 2022
Stanley Artuz
I appreciate the personal touch and care I receive when I shop at small businesses.
Sep 13, 2022