Small Business Saturday in the ViBe District
November 30th, 2019 is Small Business Saturday — a national moment to promote shopping at small, local businesses for the holidays. The ViBe Creative District is made up (almost exclusively) by small, locally-owned-and-operated businesses. Come support your neighbors and friends!
POP-UP VENDOR MARKETPLACE:
On Saturday, November 30 from 10am-4pm in celebration of the national movement for Small Business Saturday! ViBe Park at the corner of 18th St and Cypress Avenue will serve as the starting point for the day. our partners 1701 will be hosting a Small Business Saturday Welcome Table, #shopsmall swag, and helping us organizing a massive scavenger hunt with a prize drawing at the end of the day.
The ViBe Creative District and Fathom Coffee are looking for vendors to set up in our Art in the Park Pop-up Marketplace. We are looking for local designers, craftsmen, artists and other creative vendors to transform ViBe Park (corner of 18th ST and Cypress Ave) into a small business marketplace.This is a great time of year to promote shopping small for the holidays!
ViBe Park at the corner of 18th St and Cypress Avenue will serve as the starting point for the day. Our partners Fathom Coffee will be hosting a Small Business Saturday Welcome Table, #shopsmall swag, and helping us organizing a massive scavenger hunt with a prize drawing at the end of the day. The ViBe nonprofit will host two live bands and a community mural painting project.
DATE OF EVENT: Saturday, November 30
TIME OF EVENT AND SCAN : 10am-4pm
VENDORS: $75 for a 10×10 space, no power or wi-fi. Vendor must supply ALL set-up materials for their space which may include tent, tables, chairs, hanging displays, etc.
REGISTER NOW TO RESERVE YOUR SPACE: locations are first come first serve and there is limited space.
LOCAL BUSINESSES IN THE DISTRICT:
Over a dozen bricks-and-mortar local business store fronts will participate in sales, specials and a district-wide scavenger hunt! Participating ViBe businesses:
- Croc’s 19th Street Bistro
- Fathom Coffee
- The Stockpot
- Zero’s Oceanfront
- Bad Ass Coffee
(more coming soon!)
NEIGHBORHOOD SCAVENGER HUNT:
Participating businesses all over the ViBe will submit prizes for a neighborhood scavenger hunt to promote shopping small for the holidays. To enter to win, visitors can pick up their scavenger hunt form at the FATHOM COFFEE WELCOME TENT in ViBe Park, go to participating businesses and then turn in their form for a chance to win the grand prize. Last year’s prize totaled over $500 in gift certificates and prizes. Stay tuned for more details!
THANKS TO OUR SUPPORTERS:
This event is funded in part by grants from the City of Virginia Beach Cultural Affairs Office.