Black Friday & Shop Small Business Saturday

Stillwater is the Ultimate Shop Small Destination in Minnesota and one of America’s Most Picturesque Towns.

Choose a charming scene with no big crowds and plenty of fresh air for shopping! RETAIL IS OPEN!! We have 40+ shops that are ALL locally owned. Our celebration of the season has begun with more twinkle than ever on Main Street. Mask up and shop!

Stillwater is a top Midwest getaway destination, so consider gift certificates for lodging, dining, spas, or attractions as well!

This is a thank you gift from Discover Stillwater for all those who come to support our historic district shops and restaurants.
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More Holiday Events
Black Friday – November 27th

The civilized and sane way to kick-off your holiday shopping at independently owned businesses not Big Box stores full of plastic junk! No 6am wake up calls – The Historic Downtown Shopping District opens early at 9am with shopping deals. 
Follow their Facebook page for daily giveaway posts, comment to enter to win!
Small Business Saturday– November 28th
Downtown Stillwater Minnesota is home to nearly 100 independently owned shops , restaurantsattractions and hotels in a historic downtown district. Find fashion, home decor and gift boutiques, art galleries, culinary shops, coffee shops, salons, and vintage/antique dealers all within walking distance in this beautiful rivertown just outside Minneapolis/St.Paul, Minnesota. Conquer your holiday shopping list in a traditional festive environment while supporting local business on this national day to #ShopSmall. 

As of Nov 21, restaurants, bars, gyms, sports and entertainment businesses must pause for four weeks in Minnesota; however, you CAN still grab a coffee for your outdoor stroll or take-out food or gift cards from our excellent restaurants. Establishments are allowed up to 5 people in at a time inside to grab their orders to-go and of course you must wear a mask. Note: Hotels and Salons also remain OPEN. For COVID updates, visit here.

Tune into our social media for gift ideas!
@Discover Stillwater via Facebook Stories or Instagram Stories 

Share your holiday finds with us using #discoverstillwater on Instagram, too!

Coming soon…Wintertime in Stillwater!
See what the collaborative group of local businesses, City of Stillwater, Greater Stillwater Chamber of Commerce, and us at the tourism bureau have for you to look forward to – stay tuned!

Psst: Some of the new decor is already up! Ambiance rather than events will be the focus considering the new coronavirus restrictions announced since this press release.

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