Holiday Weekend Features Special Shopping Offers, Santa Visit

Small businesses serve as the lifeblood of our community, ensuring our neighborhoods remain vibrant and our local economy remains strong.  Here’s your chance to celebrate the many wonderful small businesses in our city.

The Downtown Lakewood Business Alliance (DLBA), a merchant association of LakewoodAlive, and the Lakewood Chamber of Commerce announce Small Business Weekend in Downtown Lakewood taking place Friday, November 23 through Sunday, November 25.  Throughout this holiday weekend, shoppers can enjoy special offers and sales at small businesses throughout Lakewood’s downtown district (Detroit Avenue from Bunts Road to Arthur Avenue) and beyond.

Small Business Weekend in Downtown Lakewood

Shop local in Lakewood this holiday season.

Small Business Saturday kicks off with Breakfast with Santa, which returns to Downtown Lakewood on Saturday, November 24, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon when Jolly Saint Nick visits O’Neill Healthcare Lakewood.  Presented by DLBA, this popular holiday tradition consists of “Selfies with Santa” photo opportunities (bring your own camera), a seated breakfast (pancakes, eggs and sausage) and a children’s activity room featuring opportunities to write letters to the North Pole.  Please visit to learn more and secure your tickets.

Holiday shopping merriment will peak on Saturday, November 24, from 1 to 4 p.m. when Santa Claus strolls Detroit Avenue, stopping in local businesses within the downtown district to greet shoppers and merchants.

Small Business Weekend in Downtown Lakewood coincides with Small Business Saturday, a nationally-recognized day to celebrate and support small businesses and all they do for their communities.  Shoppers are encouraged to visit the Small Business Weekend Facebook event frequently for updates regarding the many special deals that will be available in Downtown Lakewood throughout the weekend.

For more information regarding Small Business Weekend in Downtown Lakewood taking place November 23 – 25, please contact LakewoodAlive at 216-521-0655.