Marion kicks off holiday season with Small Business Saturday

Uptown Marion and Marion Chamber of Commerce invite shoppers to kick-off the holiday season with Small Business Saturday. Uptown Marion Main Street and Marion Chamber of Commerce will host a shopping event between 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 27.  

Start at the new Marion Welcome Center at 1070 Seventh Ave. to receive a free insulated mug and discount for a warm beverage at Uptown Coffee, while supplies last. Turn in shopping receipts to be entered to win $100 Uptown Dollars or a Farmers State Bank Yeti mug.

In addition, between Small Business Saturday and Dec. 21, shoppers have the opportunity to win a $50 Uptown Dollars gift certificate by stopping into participating businesses and scanning the QR code to fill out a short shopping survey. See the list of participating businesses below:

  • Antiques of Marion
  • Bistro 3 Nineteen
  • Connie’s Quilt Shop
  • Culver’s Garden Center & Landscape
  • DKW Gallery
  • Di Moda
  • Designs by Michele
  • Frydae
  • The Giving Tree Theater
  • Goldfinch Tap + Eatery
  • The Grill Works
  • Iowa Magic Shop
  • Jewelry by Marcy Zeadow
  • JOY Boutique
  • Lily & Rose Floral Studio
  • The Marion Chocolate Shop
  • Marion Heritage Center & Museum
  • MODE
  • Noah’s Archive Christian Books
  • Philip’s Diamond Shop
  • Puddle Jumpers
  • The Purple Wagon
  • Roots in Bloom
  • SCOUT of Marion
  • Staged Dwellings
  • Sugar Me
  • Swamp Fox Books
  • Uptown Coffee Company
  • Uptown Snug
  • West End Diner

For up-to-date information on Small Business Saturday activities and to view Uptown Marion’s business directory, visit