Revel in the joy of the holiday season at Stanley Marketplace, the Denver metro area’s urban food hall, marketplace and small-business collective on Small Business Saturday, Saturday 11/25. More than just a shopping day, Small Business Saturday is an experience, with a day full of festive events, specials and happenings at the historic former aviation factory:
- Start with a visit to Camp Christmas as the beloved, enormous, immersive 15,000 square feet of pure holiday joy returns to Stanley Marketplace for the season starting 11/16 for a glittery, campy holiday experience like none other.
- Small Business Saturday at Stanley also includes events and experiences all day long, like live music and entertainment, festive interior and exterior light decorations, family-friendly silent disco, a Tour of Trees decorated and displayed indoors for the season by Stanley businesses, a Giving Tree benefiting the community and neighbors, the Letters to Santa Mailbox, and a locally-owned and operated Christmas Tree Farm.
- It’s so easy to celebrate and shop small with all the independent and family-owned businesses at Stanley Marketplace, where you can find everything from fashion to toys to books, gear, services, all under one roof. You’ll check off all those lists, everything from hostess gifts to teacher gifts; gifts for him, her and them; over-the-top luxe to affordable and unique stocking stuffers, plus a few things to splurge on for yourself. Check out this great list of gift ideas.
Bonus: Stanley Marketplace’s common consumption policy allows adult-beverage sipping in the marketplace while shopping, wandering, listening and enjoying the magic of the season.
Events at Stanley Marketplace on Saturday 11/25 – Small Business Saturday
- 11 am – 2pm: Family-friendly Holiday Silent Disco
- 5:30 – 7:30 pm: Sebastian Maa live holiday piano music
- Festive and joyful holiday décor from Camp Christmas artist Lonnie Hanzon
- Annual Tour of Trees – contest of trees created, decorated and displayed by Stanley Marketplace businesses.
- Stanley Marketplace Giving Tree – sponsored by VisitAurora, benefiting DHA, Aurora Animal Shelter, AHA and The Center
- Christmas Tree Farm at Stanley Marketplace, South Lot
- Letters to Santa mailbox (kids receive a postcard in return)
- Specialty $1 Stanley Photo Booth strips in the photo booth all day
- Stanley Marketplace Small Business Saturday tote bags, with designs by a student from Charles Burrell Arts K-8 school when you shop small with Stanley retailers (while supplies last).