Small Business Saturday

Visit Downtown Ames and Campustown to support your local small businesses. Share joy, shop small, and shop all season long at your local small businesses!

Limited Number/Exclusive “Shop Small” totes will be handed out between 10am and 2pm “on the streets” in both Downtown Ames and Campustown on Saturday! These bags will have information and coupons from participating businesses! Look for Director Crystal Davis in her blue Santa Hat!

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Participating Business Map


Downtown Businesses

Oasis Hair Salon | 116 Main Street | We’re offering door busters, holiday gift sets, drawings, as well as a unique selection of items from The Whole Herd Boutique.

Oak Lane Candle Co. | 121 Main Street | Free gift with purchase over $100

Great Plains Sauce & Dough Co. | 129 Main Street | Pizza by the Slice from 11-2PM

Little Woods Herbs and Teas | 136 Main Street | shop wide sale on Thursday-Sunday, 10% off everything in store and online, Sign up for our newsletter (visit by 11/20 to get a special Thank You for You coupon to use during the Holiday Weekend Sale.


Dog-Eared Books | 203 Main Street | Free beanie with purchase of $200 or more, free Dog-Eared Books pint glass or diner mug with purchases of $100 or more. We will be debuting a new sweatshirt and hand-thrown mugs.

Marmalade Moon | 207 Main Street | For every $50 spent you have a chance to win a $50 or $25 Gift Card

Heroic Hair | 209 Main Street | Retail sale

Treats On A Leash | 216 Main Street | We are doing 10% off storewide on Small Business Saturday!

Kaylee | 218 Main Street | We will be offering 20% off storewide for everyone and 25% off for people with the coupon on small business saturday.

The Knittery Nook & Fibre Co. | 219 Main Street | Drawing for a giveaway! Stop by for an entry and earn additional entries with every $25.00 in purchases Light Refreshments.

Worldly Goods | 223 Main Street | 15% off coupons (excluding coffee, tea, chocolate & food products); 15% off with coupon. It’s NOT a total fo 15% off sale for the day in the store. They must have the coupon found in the Small Business Satuday totes given away by finding Crystal walking around handing them out.

Moorman Clothiers | 226 Main Street | 20% Savings Storewide!

Cafe Diem | 229 Main Street | 

Chocolaterie Stam | 230 Main Street | Ken Jolls on the Stam baby grand piano; Stam Christmas chocolates available

Duck Worth Wearing | 232 Main Street | Pick a present to receive 10-30% off your purchase

The Loft Resale | 233 Main Street | Pick a present to receive 10-30% off your purchase


Nook & Nest | 301 Main Street | In store specials and 2x loyalty points

Z.W. Mercantile | 301 Main Street | Free Swedish dishcloth or plantable card with $30 purhcase, 2x loyalty points

Life Distilled | 301 Main Street | We’ll be sampling of hot tea and honey instore and free shipping on order of $50 or more online.

Cooks’ Emporium | 313 Main Street | In-store Specials and snacks

American Country Home Store | 327 Main Street | Store-wide Discounts

Ames British Foods | 328 Main Street | 10% off with the purchase of $25 or more


Back Alley House Plants | 501 Main Street | Double Leafy Rewards points, free Plant Care Kit (valued at $20) to first 20 customers with $20 purchase.


Nook & Nest at Home | 210 5th Street | 20% off Holiday Decor and 2x loyalty points

Potter’s Shoppe & Eatery | 330 5th Street | 15% off antique and vintage items. $25 gift card giveaway. holiday mimosas and mulled wine

Fitness Sports | 410 5th Street | Large Shoe Sale in store and online, Buy 1 get 1 half off socks, 50% off all OS1st products.


Octagon Center for the Arts | 413 Douglas Ave. | We will have discounts throughout the Shop.

Wheatsfield Co-op | 413 Northwestern Ave. | Sip on organic mulled cider and fair trade coffee while you shop!

Great Harvest Bakery and Cafe | 502 Burnett Ave. | $2 Off Merry Chicken Salad Sandwich with promocode MERRY or paper coupon

Ames Public Library | 515 Douglas Ave. | Stop by Literary Grounds in the Library’s Lobby for Small Business Saturday deals on gently used books and more! Enjoy $1 off everything in the bookstore (except book bundles and items marked $1).


Campustown Businesses

Portobello Road Boutique | 122 Welch Ave. | 50% OFF EVERTHING

CTC Barber Academy | 137 Lynn Ave. Suite 208 | 

Es Tas Bar and Grill | 216 Stanton Ave. | $2 drinks $2 tacos

Terry & Andys Tacos | 216 Stanton Ave. | $2 drinks $2 tacos

Barefoot Campus Outfitter | 2306 Lincoln Way | Providing 150 cards that have an online & in-store discount for the giveaway bags.

Alma Vintage | 2540 Lincoln Way | Sip & Shop In store , 30 % off

Thank you to our sponsors!



Nov 25 2023


Downtown Ames
304 Main StreetAmesUnited States

Other Locations

Lincoln Way, Chamberlain St. & Welch Ave.