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Shop Small in Downtown Renton this Holiday Season

Think Big, Shop Small in Downtown Renton this holiday season. Find unique, high-quality artisan goods in stores, at the pavilion, and at the outdoor farmers market. Free parking (up to 10 hours) in the City Center Parking Garage makes it easy to experience the magic of Renton, putting you close to nearby shops, restaurants, and more. Get a head start by visiting Renton’s online gift-giving guide.

There will be activities for all ages, including live music, holiday treats, kids’ activities, festive downtown shops, a holiday art market, an outdoor farmers market, and, of course, the arrival of Santa and lighting of the holiday tree.

Small Business Saturday is a national event sponsored by American Express. It is a shopping holiday to encourage people across the country to support small, local businesses.

Come shop, dine, and play this holiday season in downtown Renton!

WHEN:  Saturday, November 25, 2023

10 a.m.: Stores open for shopping activities throughout downtown Renton, including prize drawings for purchases made in downtown Renton businesses.

12 p.m. – 4 p.m.: Holiday Farmers Market in Piazza Park (233 Burnett Ave S)

12 p.m. – 7 p.m.: Live music, a holiday craft market featuring local artists and vendors at Renton Pavilion Event Center (233 Burnett Ave. S.).

5 p.m.: Tree lighting and arrival of Santa at Piazza Park (233 Burnett Ave. S.).

**A note to business owners downtown* please complete the interest form from [email protected] to let us know you want to be included in the holiday events downtown.**

First there was Black Friday, then Cyber Monday. November 27, 2010 was the first ever Small Business Saturday. Small Business Saturday is the day we celebrate the Shop Small movement to drive shoppers to local merchants across the U.S.


Check out the photos below from previous celebrations of Small Business Saturday and the Downtown Tree Lighting.  More photos available on the Facebook page!