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Newnan’s Plaid Friday, Santa on the Square, & Small Business Saturday

On Plaid Friday, November 23rd (the day after Thanksgiving), shop in Downtown Newnan and simplify your Day-After-Thanksgiving experience! The name “Plaid Friday” celebrates the idea of LOCAL!, The plaid pattern represents weaving the individual threads of small businesses together to create a strong fabric that celebrates the diversity and creativity of independent businesses. Plaid Friday is the relaxing and enjoyable alternative to the big box store “Black Friday,” and is designed to promote both local and independently owned businesses during the holidays.

Wear plaid attire during Plaid Friday and expect to save, as numerous downtown businesses will offer a significant discount to any customer wearing Plaid clothing!

Santa on the Square is also hosted each year on the day after Thanksgiving, November 23rd, the event lasts from 6pm- 8pm. Santa will arrive downtown in a Fire Truck, and will immediately light the Christmas tree located on the Court House Square. After the lighting of the Christmas tree, children are invited to sit on Santa’s lap and read him their Christmas list! This annual tradition in Downtown Newnan reminds us all of the importance of the holiday season: fostering hope, charity, forgiveness and kindness. This Litter-Free Smoke Free event is free to the public, and welcomes children of all ages.

Shop Small Y’all! Small Business Saturday is on Saturday, November 24th in Downtown Newnan! Small Business Saturday is an annual shopping tradition dedicated to supporting small businesses across the country. Small Business Saturday was founded by American Express in 2010 and is celebrated every year on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. This event supports the local economy and promotes our community.

Participating businesses of the holiday shopping weekend include: Arthur Murphey Florist, Ace Beer Growlers, Atlanta Trek, Blue Fern Merchant, Blue Moon Boutique, Cookie Barr, Corner Arts Gallery Studio & Gift Shop, Downtown Olive & Kitchen Supply Co., Dragonfly Running Company, Ellie Mack Boutique, Fine Lines Art & Framing, Georgia Peach Boutique, Gillyweed, Greenhouse Mercantile, Grit & Grace Studio to Streetwear, Let Them Eat Toffee, Local Provisions, Meat ‘N Greet, Morgan Jewelers, Newnan Mercantile, Sea Glass Therapy, The Parlor Downtown Salon & Boutique, Vinylyte Records, Wildwood Trader.

Visit www.mainstreetnewnan.com for a list of promotions from the participating businesses.