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Downtown Valparaiso Shops Participate in Pink Friday

     Downtown Valparaiso will be participating in the third annual, nationwide, Pink Friday small business shopping experience, on Friday, November 17th, 2023.
     Created by The Boutique Hub, Pink Friday is a small business spin on the traditional Black Friday shopping experience, reminding consumers to #shopsmallfirst. Black Friday is the largest shopping day of the year, but the sale and promotions from the big box stores often overshadow the experiences that small businesses are focused on providing. The goal on November 17th is to celebrate the businesses that are the backbone of our local community.
PARTICIPATING SHOPS INCLUDE:

Flora Plant Shop – 13 Washington St. 
The Press – 9 Lincolnway (across from Courthouse)
Catherine’s Bridal –  113 Lincolnway Ave. 
Lifestyles – 122 E. Lincolnway (Across from Papa John’s)
Roots Cafe – 108 E. Lincolnway 
Ivy Boutique – 204 Jefferson St. 
Valpo Vintage – 208 E. Lincolnway
Ella Jayms Boutique – 260 S. Franklin St.,
Don Quijote Spanish Restaurant – 119 E. Lincolnway
Indie Indie Bang Bang – 19 E. Lincolnway
Sir Fashions – 61 Indiana Ave., 
Six Cypress Boutique – 16 Washington Street
Pikk’s Tavern – 62 W. Lincolnway – (Facebook Link)
Silcott Shoes – 18 N. Washington – Silcott Shoes  (Facebook Link)
Aftermath Cidery & Winery – 15 N. Washington
Bangles Boutique Women’s Clothing Store  – 7 N. Washington St (Facebook Link) 
Bao’s Pastry – 12 Jefferson St., (Facebook Page) 
Rocket Fizz – 157 Lincolnway
The Spice & Tea Exchange – 161 Lincolnway
La Maison – 153 Lincolnway (Unique furniture, bedding,linens, antiques, lighting, accessories!! Interior Design Service!)
Toys In the Attic – 72 W. Lincolnway
Hungry Hound – 64 Lincolnway
Shairalli Art – 702 E. Lincolnway, Café Cozy is a wine café that offers seasonal, garden-fresh plates and original dishes infused with tastes from around the world. Fresh ingredients are sourced locally, often from our own gardens. Each plate is accompanied by a suggested wine pairing to enhance every bite. Although the menu changes daily, you can expect high-quality ingredients plated beautifully every day.
Lambsonte Cellars – 1555 W. Lincolnway – a family owned and operated urban boutique winery located in Valparaiso Indiana. 
The Sports Card Shop – 118 Lihcolnway

PLEASE TELL THEM YOU SAW THEM ON THE PANORAMANOW WEBSITE!!!

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     “Pink Friday was created to shine a spotlight on small businesses and encourage everyone to shop consciously during the holiday season.” says Ashley Alderson, Founder and CEO of The Boutique Hub. “There has never been a more important time than now to “Shop Small First”. Small businesses make a
big impact in America’s communities, and it’s important that we support them as much as possible.” 
     Valparaiso Events will have a complete list of participating retailers and restaurants, including their promotions for that day, available at their office off Lafayette Street, along with downtown maps, a photo booth opportunity, and free reusable shopping totes. You can also find the event created @ValparisoEvents on Facebook, named Pink Friday. Shopping small first and looking out for those who always give back first to our community is a great way to kick off your holiday shopping.
     “We like to think of Pink Friday as a way to shop, and dine, with your favorite local downtown businesses, giving them a chance to earn your business first before going big on Black Friday.” says Kasey Hoag, owner of Six Cypress Boutique. “Give the little guys a shot first to fill your holiday needs, #pinkisthenewblack.” #ShopSmallFirst #pinkisthenewblack
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Susie Young Baxter, CEO, has published PanoramaNOW Magazine for 31 years. Her hobbies are Camping, Boating, Hiking, Nature, Gardening and Outdoor Activities. She is an Artist, Graphic Designer, an Avid Seamstress, Dabbles in Homemade Crafts and Landscaping. Since her Father was a Health Teacher, she also likes homeopathic Health Solutions. Since blogging started over 10 years ago, PanoramaNow has been added to Newsbreak – a national news affiliate.

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Sue Baxter

Susie Young Baxter, CEO, has published PanoramaNOW Magazine for 31 years. Her hobbies are Camping, Boating, Hiking, Nature, Gardening and Outdoor Activities. She is an Artist, Graphic Designer, an Avid Seamstress, Dabbles in Homemade Crafts and Landscaping. Since her Father was a Health Teacher, she also likes homeopathic Health Solutions. Since blogging started over 10 years ago, PanoramaNow has been added to Newsbreak - a national news affiliate.