#ShopSmall This Saturday in #UnionSquareNY


Visit Union Square this weekend to celebrate Small Business Saturday! In honor of the holiday, the first 20 people to attend this weekend's free "Crossroads of New York Historic Walking Tour" of Union Square will receive a free #ShopSmall tote. The tour is presented by the Union Square Partnership.

Share your moments on Small Business Saturday using #ShopSmall on social media. Plus, tag your photos full of holiday cheer with #USQHoliday to win unique Union Square gifts!

Check out 10 of our small businesses you can celebrate Small Business Saturday with:

Union Square Greenmarket (Union Square Park, North and West Plazas) Stop by the Union Square Greenmarket to shop directly from farmers from New York, New Jersey and beyond. Enjoy a cup of hot cider while you peruse the River Garden dried flowers, endless tables of fruits and vegetables, pies, breads and so much more.

Rothmans (Park Avenue South between 18th & 19th Streets) Rothmans is a unique family owned and operated men's clothing store with shops in NYC, Scarsdale, and now, "harry" in Bronxville. Located in Union Square since 1986, Rothmans offers men's clothing including casual and fine wear, plus pop-up shops for trending products like S'well Water Bottles and more. Plus, check out their new online store. *Stop in this weekend for special Small Business Saturday deals!

Union Square Holiday Market (Union Square Park, South Plaza) You'll meet 100+ artisans selling their crafts and creations in the Union Square Holiday Market, operated by Urbanspace. Stop by to shop Jessica Decarlo New York, New York Puzzle Company, Annie Draws Stuff, Pop Chart Lab, The Jam Stand & more! *Pick up a Union Square Holiday Guide at the Urbanspace info booth for district deals to nearby eateries!

Breads Bakery (16th Street between Union Square West & 5th Avenue) Enjoy the Israeli bakery's famous babka, rugelach, burekas, challahs, cretzels and more with lattes, coffee and sandwiches in the Union Square shop. Ask about their deals for babkas and rugelach! *Deal available in Union Square Holiday Guide!

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Paragon Sports (18th Street & Broadway) Founded and run by a father/son duo, Paragon Sports is considered the benchmark of quality for all types of sports equipment and clothing. Privately owned since 1908, they take pride in showcasing products from the brands you know and love as well as unique and exceptional brands that you may not be familiar with yet.

Namaste Book Shop (14th Street between 5th & 6th Avenue) The shop may be small yet the shelves and space are filled beautifully with a unique and large selection of Eastern & Western philosophy books, tarot cards, crystals, pendulums, calendars, wind chimes, incense, greeting cards, yoga accessories, meditation cushions, instructional & music, salt lamps, and 20 sections of books.

Union Square Wines & Spirits (13th Street & 4th Avenue) Stop by USQ Wines & Spirits Saturday to stock up on holiday party host gifts for the season. Ask the store experts to help you choose the perfect wine or spirit pairing for your meals, or recommend something new to try!  *Enjoy up to 30% off discounts this weekend.

Bite (14th Street between 2nd & 3rd Avenue)

Once you're sick of Thanksgiving food, dine at Bite for Mediterranean flavor at this casual lunch hot spot. Our vote is Shakshuka for brunch or a big bowl of warm soup for shopping fuel.

The Vineyard Theatre (15th Street between Irving Place and Union Square East) Now, kicking off the Vineyard’s new season is Nicky Silver’s latest comedy, “This Day Forward,” about a revelation that emerges in a young couple’s honeymoon suite and the ramifications five decades later, as the former bride is losing her memory and her children try to make sense of the past. (The New York Times) Single tickets for THIS DAY FORWARD are now available at www.vineyardtheatre.org or by calling 212-353-0303.

Chloe's Soft Serve Fruit Co. (17th Street Between Broadway & 5th Avenue) Here's an excuse to eat sweets after all the pies you enjoyed this Thanksgiving: stop by Chloe's Soft Service Fruit Co. for real fruit turned into a delicious soft serve treat with water and just a touch of organic cane sugar. Enjoy the special cranberry flavor for Thanksgiving. *Deal available in Union Square Holiday Guide!

For more of the best shopping in Union Square, check out our holiday guide at www.USQHoliday.nyc.

Shop Small is a nationwide movement to celebrate small businesses every day and to help communities thrive. Created by American Express in 2010, Small Business Saturday® is the cornerstone of American Express Shop Small efforts. While Small Business Saturday is highlighted as a special day when we can show our support as a nation for small business owners and our communities, the Shop Small Movement is a year-round campaign to celebrate and support small businesses every day.