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SCENE AROUND SUBURBIA | Small Business Saturday a Big Success for Downtown Aurora

Photo by Amy Nelson/Courtesy of Aurora Downtown


In between Black Friday and Cyber Monday — historically the biggest and busiest days of the year for retail — there’s Small Business Saturday, an event loved by many, especially local residents and local shop owners.

Photo by Amy Nelson/Courtesy of Aurora Downtown

Founded by American Express in 2010 and co-sponsored by the United States Small Business Administration since 2011, Small Business Saturday creates awareness about the impact shoppers have when they buy from small businesses year-round, whether they visit the store or shop online.

Photo by Amy Nelson/Courtesy of Aurora Downtown

This year, Downtown Aurora was all a buzz on Small Business Saturday, with shoppers from near and far enjoying the day. From jewelry stores to full-service salons, downtown Aurora has convenient shopping for every lifestyle. Whether browsing the home decor at Wyckwood House or filling a tray with pastries at La France Bakery, downtown will leave shopper satisfied all season long.

Here's a photo recap of the day at these featured shops:

Wyckwood House

The Cotton Seed Creative Exchange

Undisputed Vintage

Kathryn's Place

Aurora Regional Fire Museum

Aurora Historical Society

Renew Salon & Spa

Photos by Amy Nelson/Courtesy of Aurora Downtown




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