How To Buy Local On Black Friday 2022

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. (And don’t forget Museum Store Sunday, and Giving Tuesday!) We’ll keep adding to this throughout the weekend as we discover more, so check back later.

Neptune Theatre, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia

Neptune Theatre
1593 Argyle Street in Halifax

Neptune has a fantastic discount offer for some of their 2023 shows today! On Black Friday only, save 40% on tickets for In Lieu of Flowers, Ballad of the Motherland, Fall On Your Knees (Tues/Wed/Thurs/Sun evening only), and Billy Elliot (Tues/Wed/Thurs/Sun evening only). No promo code needed. Discount applied to A & B adult seating, new purchases only.

And if you’re reading this too late, you’ll have a second chance on Cyber Monday, with 30% off tickets for the same shows. The sale starts at 12:01 am November 28th, and the same restrictions apply.

Art Gallery of Nova Scotia
1723 Hollis Street in Halifax

Head to the Gallery Shop for Museum Store Sunday on November 27th from 10am-5pm to shop unique, local and creative gifts at 20% off storewide. This includes all of their items you’ve spotted on the Wishlist!

Ana + Zac, Duckish Natural Skin Care, Cheerfetti Gift Co.

Ana + Zac
2576 Agricola Street in Halifax

On Black Friday only, you’ll receive 30% off regular price clothing and alpaca knits by using the code MINDFUL30, this ends Friday at midnight PST.

But if you miss that, they also have a special sign up code going on right now: use WELCOME20 for 20% off clothing in-store and online. It’s a one time code for new customers. For returning customers, check this out:  as a special offer for Local Wishlist readers, use discount code HFXBLOGGERS20 at checkout for 20% off regular price clothing and alpaca knits, right through December 24th!

Argyle Fine Art
1559 Barrington Street in Halifax

It’s Black Cat Friday at Argyle Fine Art! Starting on Friday, they’ll be selling 20 gift certificates at 20% off. But once they’re gone, they’re gone. Meow!

Atlantic Wood N Ware

For Black Friday weekend, they’re offering 15 % off all products on their website. Use code V1F5330E2QJT at checkout.

Bramble Hill Farm

They have some good deals on microgreens grow-at-home kit bundles on their website for Black Friday “week”, including their Holiday Mix of pea shoots and buckwheat. Healthy gifting!

builderburner ceramics

$10 off any mug (or mugs) purchase from their website with offer code “holidaze”.

Cheerfetti Gift Co.

On Black Friday only, they’ll be offering 10% off orders between $50-$150; 15% off orders between $150-$250; and 20% off orders over $250. On Small Business Saturday, the discount is 15% off their Made in Canada collection.

Duckish Natural Skin Care

Starting on Black Friday, 25% OFF gift sets with code 2022GIFT25%, and 50% OFF Boom Box and Boom Box Stocking Stuffers with code 50%BOOM2022.  Sale ends November 30th at midnight EST.

Hannah Hicks Art

Hannah has a promotion running until November 28th, with FREE shipping on all orders over $50.

Jill+Jack Paper

Jill+Jack has a great promotion on right now through December 23rd. Buy 4 cards, get 1 free with promo code SHOPSMALL at checkout.

Lemon Drop Knits

Lemon Drop is having a Black Friday sale, with 20% off all in stock items for the entire weekend.

Olga Naturals, Michele Faulkner, The Lunenburg Makery

Mable & Rose Handmade

Mable & Rose is  currently holding a 20% off sale until November 30th. The coupon code should be automatically applied, but just in case, it’s “cyber2022.”

Michele Faulkner

When you purchase from Michele’s shop on Black Friday through to November 30th inclusive, a 20% discount will be applied to your order at checkout. Happy Holiday shopping!

Olga Naturals

On Black Friday, receive 20% off any purchase on Olga Naturals’ website until midnight, with the discount code WISHLISTFRIDAY. And you’ll have a second chance again on Cyber Monday, with 20% off any product, using the discount code WISHLISTMONDAY.

Rawkette Custom Jewellery & Gifts

There’s a Black Friday sale running (in Canada only) from now until December 5th: 50% off all stamped forks including custom orders on forks. *And all year round, not just on Giving Tuesday, they donate, to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation, $2 from every item stamped with the breast cancer symbol. Donations are given when they reach $100. Hooray, Rawkette!

Scrub Inspired

Their Black Friday/Cyber Monday sale will be held from November 25th-28th. Buy 2 items, Get 1 Free sitewide. Free shipping over $125.

The Coffee Pro
961 Bedford Highway, Bedford, and 5201 Duke Street, Halifax

From November 21st-26th they’ll be offering all K-cups, whole bean, and ground coffee at Buy 1, Get 1 at 50% off. All of their HollyKate glassware items will be 20% off.  No rain checks or substitutions, in-store only.

The Lunenburg Makery

They have a sale on now until November 29th for customers to receive 15% off their order from the website. Orders must be over $28 and customers can only use the discount code once. This offer cannot be used with other offers. Use code: FALL4CRAFTING at checkout.

Toy Maker of Lunenburg

On Black Friday, they’ll have a one day sale of Buy 1, Get 1 50% off. No code needed. And over the weekend and on Cyber Monday, November 26th-28th, they’re offering 20% site wide, no coupon needed.

Yellow Petal Handmade

Their online shop will be holding a Small Business Saturday sale with 15% off everything, excluding their Feed Nova Scotia fundraiser bookmarks. It will be on Saturday the 26th – one day only!

Toy Maker of Lunenburg, Yellow Petal Handmade, Rawkette Custom Jewellery & Gifts

There are hundreds of incredible local gift ideas available in this year’s Local Wishlist. Head to the full list and start browsing!

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Kate Kirkpatrick

A Nova Scotia native, Kate chased the bright lights of other cities for a while, but eventually found her way home. She's the minder of all things Halifax Bloggers. And yes, she loves this town.