Natchitoches, LA, April 27, 2020: In an ongoing effort to support our local small businesses, Shop Small Saturday will be “celebrated” on Saturday, May 2nd, 2020. As a community, we urge you to make a purchase this Saturday from one or more of your favorite small businesses. With Mother’s Day approaching along with Graduation celebrations, many of you will need to find the perfect gift. Most of our local businesses offer ordering through Facebook, Instagram or by phone as well as shipping and curbside pickup. Make sure to look for announcements, promotions and giveaways from your favorite local shops this weekend! Look for the “Shop Small Saturday” Facebook event for updates from participating stores. A list of many of our businesses can be found at NatchitochesChamber website. For businesses who would like their updated hours and shopping information to be listed on this Shop Local page, there is a button at the top of Shop Local page.
Shop Small Saturday is a continued effort of the GO Natchitoches campaign with the efforts of the Cane River National Heritage Area, the Natchitoches Historic District Business Association, the Natchitoches Area Chamber of Commerce, the Natchitoches Area Convention and Visitors Bureau, and Natchitoches Main Street.
Cane River National Heritage Area, Inc. is a not-for-profit organization that manages the congressionally designated Cane River National Heritage Area. Its mission is to preserve and promote the cultural and natural resources of Cane River and encourage economic development by strengthening heritage tourism in the region.
The Natchitoches Historic District Business Association is a not-for-profit organization comprised of business owners and the like who strive to promote Natchitoches, encourage visitation and provide support for events and festivals.
The Natchitoches Area Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to making the Natchitoches area a thriving business community by promoting commerce, strengthening people, and improving lives.
Natchitoches Main Street strives to make Natchitoches a more vibrant and creative city in which to live, work and play.
The Natchitoches Area Convention & Visitors Bureau’s mission is to maximize economic growth by generating overnight stays through promoting tourism marketing, convention and meeting business, and festivals and events throughout Natchitoches Parish and to lead sustained efforts in tourism and economic development through community engagement and partnerships in Natchitoches.