There are just so many good reasons to buy local this holiday season. And many small local businesses are offering some great deals this weekend, so it’s even easier to keep your money right here.
We’ve rounded up a list of locally owned Nova Scotia businesses who are holding a Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, or Cyber Monday sale. We’ll keep adding to this as we discover things, so check back later.
Made in the Maritimes
Locations in The Hydrostone, Sunnyside Mall and Scotia Square
Made in the Maritimes is holding Black Friday and Small Business Saturday sales in all three of its locations, with 25% off all jewellery, mittens and winter hats.
2543 Agricola Street in Halifax
Nurtured has 15% off Clek Foonf or Fllo convertible seats and accessories until Nov 26th, and all Maxi Cosi products, including car seats, until Dec 2nd. Also on until the 26th, 20% off all Valco baby strollers and accessories, use code VALCO20 to shop online. Use code BEC025 for 25% off the Beco Gemini Baby Carrier, and WISHBONE15 for 15% off Wishbone Design Studio Bikes. Plus 10% of every Monte Design purchase on Friday will be donated to Toronto’s Hospital for Sick Children. Check out Nurtured’s website for more great Black Friday deals.
This isn’t a Black Friday sale per se, since it runs until Dec 23rd, but it’s a great deal nonetheless – White Point has a 2-night weekday cottage special, which would make for an incredible pre-holiday getaway. Plus, when you dine at White Point in December, you get $5 worth of Beach Bucks to spend in their gift shop, featuring 100 local artists.
Beck & Boosh
43 Forrester Street, Truro
Visit Beck & Boosh’s Truro shop on Black Friday for 25% off store-wide. But if you can’t make it there in person, you’re in luck – they’re offering 30% off site-wide at beckandboosh.com, all day on Cyber Monday.
Use these coupon codes for great deals at Duckish: STARTERSAVE10 saves you $10 on a Duckish Starter Bundle, BESTSAVE20 saves $20 on a Best Kind Bundle, and use BUY1GETBIG to get a free large lotion stick when you buy a mini lotion stick bundle.
Their Black Friday sale’s on right now through the 26th. 35% savings, with no coupon code required – the discount is automatically applied at checkout. Online only.
134 Union Street, Berwick
Hello Handmade is offering Black Friday doorcrasher deals in their Berwick shop (check out their Facebook page for the list), plus a free filled stocking for the first 50 customers on Saturday. And if you watch the Santa Claus Parade from their deck, they’ll give you a free hot chocolate!
Hubert and Belle’s
3212 Highway 1, Port Maitland
No tax, as always, plus 15% off on Small Business Saturday.
2011 Brunswick Street, Halifax
Inkwell have specials on from the 23rd to the 27th. Friday: 10% off in-store and online, use coupon code BLUEFRIDAY2018. Saturday: in-store only specials – save 15% off + get a FREE 2018 Inkwell ornament with every purchase, spend $100 or more and get a $10 Voucher to use in January 2019, spend $200 or more and get a FREE Halifax Street Car magnet. Monday: free standard shipping within Canada on inkwellboutique.ca. No code or minimum purchase necessary. Tuesday: bring in a non-perishable donation for Feed Nova Scotia and get 10% off your purchase in-store. A percentage of revenue will be donated to Feed Nova Scotia for Giving Tuesday.
November 24th only, buy 3 bars of soap or shampoos and receive a set of face scrubbies for free.
Saltwreck has started their big Cyber Week sale already, with 20% off everything in their online shop. No need for promo codes, the discount will be applied at checkout. The sale runs through Monday the 26th.
Free shipping and 10% off orders over $100 CAD, now through Nov 26th. No coupon code required, discount is applied automatically at checkout.
Buy 2 paper or canvas gallery warped prints of any available size, and get a 3rd print same size free. Available on orders placed between Nov 23rd and 26th.
Tara has coupon codes for her Etsy shop from now through Nov 26th. For 20% off purchases of $20 or more Canadian, use ETSYCYBER2018, or for free domestic shipping (if Canada Post will deliver it), FREESHIPCYBERWEEK. Only one code can be used at a time.
On Black Friday, buy a Gift Certificate for $50 or more, and they’ll add an additional 15% to the value.
Looking for great local gift ideas? We’ve got hundreds on our 7th annual Local Wishlist, the buy-local shopping guide to Nova Scotia. Head to the list and start browsing!