HOLIDAYS IN DOWNTOWN TROY


MEET AND GREET

Tuesday, November 20 | 5:30 to 8:00pm
Troy Cloth & Paper, 38 3rd Street

Meet and greet your neighboring Downtown Troy small business owners, community members, and those new to Troy, NY at Troy Cloth & Paper! This year we combine the enjoytroy holiday bag printing with the November meet and greet. Come mingle with friends and neighbors, and learn to screen print as we prepare for Small Business Saturday!!

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HOLIDAY SEASON KICK OFF

Wednesday, November 21 | 11:45am
Ringing of the bells at the Riverfront Park Staircase

Help us ring in the holiday season with a press conference, celebrating the history and unique small businesses of Downtown Troy. Bring a bell to ring at noon, and help kick-off the holiday season! 
Rain location: Funcycled, 272 River St.

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Black Friday

Friday, November 23

From new and used books, to stylish clothing, handmade soaps, music, jewelry, pottery, home goods, and greeting cards, downtown Troy has a little something special to check off that holiday giving list. The perfect start in thoughtful gifting for the holiday season.

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SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY

Saturday, November 24

With so much to explore in downtown Troy, celebrate the holidays among friendly faces and shop small with a community of small businesses and entrepreneurs on Small Business Saturday, November 24th. Arrive early for special promotions to receive an“enjoytroy” tote bag at select businesses. Peruse the over 60 unique boutiques, and enjoy a full day of fun with breakfast, lunch, and dinner at Troy’s cafes, bars and restaurants.

Warm up! Rest Stops

Been shopping all day? Getting chilly or need a break to relax? While you are shopping downtown businesses and enjoying Troy’s historic architecture, take a break to warm up and recharge at the following spaces with holiday cheer!

  • Mindful Intentions : 193 River Street

  • Jean’s Greens : 225 River Street

  • 270 River Street Lobby (9am-5pm)

A Selfie with Santa!

River Triangle Building | 270 River Street 11:00am to 3:30pm

There’s fun for the whole family this Small Business Saturday. Bring your friends and family and take a Selfie with Santa! A memorable experience with your loved ones in Troy! Please bring a donation of a toy, child's item or other donation (crayons, supplies) for Santa to give to the Troy Boys and Girls Club.

Generously sponsored by Laura Darling Law!

Holiday Trolley

Too many bags to carry? Excited to explore all that downtown Troy small businesses have to offer? The City of Troy offers free Trolley rides for your convenience during Small Business Saturday! Just another reason to Shop . Dine . and Explore each wonderful part of downtown Troy!

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#ENJOYTROY SHOPPING BAGS!

Arrive early for special promotions and to receive an“enjoytroy” tote bag at select businesses with purchase.

  • Artcentric Marketplace | 266 River Street

  • The Counties of Ireland | 77 3rd St.

  • Elite Design Granite | 151 4th Street

  • Illium Cafe & Bistro | 9 Broadway

  • Mohawk Pharmacy | 471 Fulton Street

  • Sawtooth Jewelry Studio | 195 River St.

  • T&J Handcrafted Soaps | 271 River Street

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HOLIDAY GIFT WRAPPING

Take advantage of holiday gift wrapping during Small Business Saturday, 9:00am to 2:00pm at the Atrium during the Troy Waterfront Farmers Market. Bring your downtown shopping bags and spruce up those gifts for your friends and family!

Sponsored by Honest Weight Food Co-Op


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SMALL BIZ SATURDAY PROMOTIONS

Artcentric Marketplace :: 266 River St.
Hot cider on Small Business Saturday. #enjoytroy
Receive an enjoytroy bag with your purchase while supplies last.

Beirut Restaurant of Troy :: 184 River St.
Visit Beirut Restaurant for authentic Lebanese & Mediterranean cuisine and enjoy a complimentary Lebanese coffee ! 

Bella V Boutique :: 451 Broadway
Join us as we celebrate 4 years since we rolled out and 2 years since we opened our brick & mortar. We are grateful for everyone that has supported YOUR local business. It seemed perfect to celebrate our Anniversary on Small Business Saturday to kick off your holiday shopping.
Stop in and enjoy:
•           First 20 purchases (minimum $30) will receive a gift bag valued $25
•           Complimentary Bubbly & Small Bites
•           Deals & Steals
•           Music
•           In house Stylist
•           Pop-ups

Brown's Brewing Company :: 417 River St.
Shop local, drink local! Stop in to Brown's Troy Taproom on Small Business Saturday and show a receipt from a purchase made from a local business that day to receive a complimentary 10 oz beer (21 years of age and older)! Brown's will also have great discounts on merchandise so you can shop while enjoying a local, independently brewed beer.

Collar City Sweet Shoppe :: 45 3rd St.
Shop with us on Small business Saturday and receive a free tote bag with your purchase while supplies last.

Copper Fox :: 279 River St.
Copper Fox, women’s clothing & gift shop; all items Buy Two, Get One Free - mix and match. Open 10:00am-6:00pm.
**excludes vintage and consignment.

The Counties of Ireland :: 77 3rd St.
- Raffle for an Inis Gift Set including a 30ml bottle of Inis, 85ml tube of Inis Body Lotion packed in an Inis Cosmetic Case (Retail Value of $49).  You can earn up to three entries. One for stopping in, one for bring a boxed snack for our "Snacks in Schools" promo and one for making a purchase.  Winner will be contacted Tuesday, November 27th.

- Enjoy Troy Re-Usable Tote Bag Promo free with purchase to the first 10 customers. Shop Small Re-Usable Tote Bag Promo free with purchase while supplies last - Limit one per customer

- The Counties of Ireland  Re-Usable Tote Bag free with a $20 purchase - Limit one per customer

 -"Snacks in Schools" Promotion: Something as simple as not having a snack in school can make a child feel left out. We believe that no matter the circumstances, no child should be left out of snack time! This is year two of our "Snacks in Schools" event.

So starting Friday, November 23rd and running through Monday, December 24th The Counties of Ireland will be accepting individually packaged box snack donations this holiday season to donate to local schools so no child is ever left out of snack time. For every box of individually package box of snacks you bring in you will receive 10% off one regularly priced item....bring in two boxes and receive 10% off two regularly priced items...bring in three boxes and receive 10% off three regularly priced items...and so on and so forth! For every box of snacks donation we receive, The Counties of Ireland will match the donation...doubling what we are able to provide our local schools.

Our snack fairies will be delivering these snacks to any local school in need of snacks for their children in January...so each child will feel included starting the New Year. Lets get snacks to our children...it truly does take a village!

PLEASE NOTE: Don't forget to include our little friends with nut, gluten, and other allergies. I know that popchips and rice crackers are gluten free.
- Lots of in-store specials on Black Friday & Small Business Saturday.

e ko logic  :: 1 Fulton St.
Join us for Small Business Saturday at the `e ko logic Studio, 9:00am to 4:00pm. We’ll have the shop stocked with sumptuous cashmere hats and mittens and the designer will be in house to assist you. The first 10 customers will receive an official ‘Shop Small’ Canvas tote.

Elite Design Granite :: 151 4th St.
Small Biz Weekend promotion: 15% off on a custom order, the weekend only.

Illium Café :: 9 Broadway
10% off to any customer who brings in a receipt from another Downtown Troy small business on Black Friday and Small Business Saturday. 1 free enjoytroy tote to the first 10 customers on Small Business Saturday.

Inspiring Wellness Solutions, LLC :: 500 Federal St., Suite 303
Stop by for a holiday sweet treat, and to enter our raffle to win a basket of pure grade essential oil personal care & living items, and a bottle of wild orange essential oils.  

Jean’s Greens :: 225 River St.
Open House, 10am-3pm - Stop by to see all of our new Holiday merchandise,  a complimentary, warming cup of hot herbal tea and receive a coupon to be used  on your next visit to Jean's Greens. We will also be working with the Troy Unity House Domestic Violence Program, this Holiday Season by collecting items for the children this program serves. Join us for a great cause.

Lotus Wellness Studio :: 1813 5th Ave.
Lotus Wellness Studio will be offering holiday Gift Certificates throughout the Shopping Season. Comes with a local favorite, Collar City Candle handmade candles.

LPR Boudoir :: 177 River St.
Ladies’ Open House with mimosas! 8:00am – 2:00pm

Muddaddy Flats :: 49 3rd St
10% off to any customer who brings in a receipt from another Downtown Troy small business on Black Friday and Small Business Saturday. 1 free enjoytroy tote to the first 10 customers on Small Business Saturday.

Plumb Oyster Bar :: 15 2nd St.
Enjoy our Happy Hour from 3:00-5:00pm (Cocktail & Oyster Bars ONLY)!

Rare Form Brewing Company :: 90 Congress St.
Receive a free Rare Form bottle tote bag for the first 50 customers who spend $20 or more. We will also be featuring some brand new merchandise for all your holiday shoppers!

Ryan’s Wake :: 403 River St.
Our gift cards and T-Shirts are perfect for Stocking Stuffers and Gift Baskets! Opening at 2:00pm on Small Business Saturday.

Sawtooth Jewelry Studio :: 195 River St.
Warm up with a hot beverage and shop our selection of fine jewelry, all hand crafted on site by our skilled artisans. Our first 10 customers will receive an enjoytroy tote bag with their purchase, and all purchases on Small Business Saturday will include a free silver polishing cloth!

Superior Merchandise Company :: 147 4th St.
OPEN 7am - 7pm. Partnering with Bread Alone Bakery and giving away FREE (with retail purchase) baked goods to the first 300 customers!

T & J Handcrafted Soaps :: 271 River St.
For our 6 year anniversary the first 10 customers receive a free EnjoyTroy tote with purchase with a special gift inside. We make all of our soaps and skincare products right here in Troy. Over 40 scents to choose from!

Wooden Shoe Trading Company :: 186 River St.
Simple, Useful, Beautifully Unique Goods from Near and Far. Small Business Saturday: open from 9am-8pm.



HOLIDAY PROMOTIONS

Valid November 23 to December 24

518 Craft :: 200 Broadway
Black Friday Beer Fest! Join 518 Craft (5-6pm) & Bootleggers(6-9pm), for Beer, Food and Live Music. Admission $20 (5 Samples and a Glass)/$30 VIP (+ a 5-6pm Session at 518 Craft, Free Flight of new, rare, exotic, vintage, Local snacks, Special Cocktails). All ticket holders receive 20% Off Beer to Go. 518 Craft proudly serves New York crafted beer, wine, cider and spirits. Current Specialty Cans: Chanukah, Hanukkah…Pass the Beer® – Dark Ale Brewed with Chocolate (new recipe). Jewbelation 22® – Imperial Brown Ale.

Ace Hardware of Troy :: 63 3rd St.
Ace of Troy will be offering free gift wrap with purchases this Holiday Season! Open until 7:00pm starting Black Friday through December 24.

Annick Designs :: 269 River St.
Enter to win this amethyst cathedral! Retail value $250. Contest runs until November 26th. The winner will be announced on Black Friday, November 30th.                                  
Two ways to enter! With every purchase of $25, your name will be entered in the drawing. Or...Follow Annick Designs on Instagram and repost 3 of their images with #annickdesigns The grand price must be picked up at the store and will not be shipped.

Artcentric Marketplace :: 266 River St.
Check out Artcentric Marketplace for unique gifts you will not find at the mall including enjoytroy and Troyalty T-shirts. Sunday hours all year round. enjoytroy bags while supplies last.

Aurora's Boutique :: 286 River St.
Join Aurora's Boutique's "Win The Window" Contest & Choose 6 Treasures From Our Special Holiday Curio Display. Begins Black Friday thru Dec. 15th, just in time for Holiday gifts! 518-266-1191. Call for Holiday Hours.

Bootleggers on Broadway :: 200 Broadway
Black Friday Beer Fest! Join 518 Craft (5-6pm) & Bootleggers(6-9pm), for Beer, Food and Live Music. Admission $20 (5 Samples and a Glass)/$30 VIP (+ a 5-6pm Session at 518 Craft, Free Flight of new, rare, exotic, vintage, Local snacks, Special Cocktails). All ticket holders receive 20% Off Beer to Go at 518 Craft.

Collar City Sweet Shoppe :: 45 3rd St.
We are open 7 days a week! Until 8pm on Fridays.  Come in and check out our holiday candy selection, great stocking stuffers and holiday gift items. Enter to win a holiday gift basket. December 1 - December 20. 

Copper Fox :: 279 River St.
Winter Customer Appreciation on December 15, 10am-6pm. Wine, BOGO, Giveaways.

The Counties of Ireland :: 77 3rd St.
Black Friday & Small Business Saturday:
- Raffle for an Inis Gift Set including a 30ml bottle of Inis, 85ml tube of Inis Body Lotion packed in an Inis Cosmetic Case (Retail Value of $49).  You can earn up to three entries. One for stopping in, one for bring a boxed snack for our "Snacks in Schools" promo and one for making a purchase.  Winner will be contacted Tuesday, November 27th.

- Enjoy Troy Re-Usable Tote Bag Promo free with purchase to the first 10 customers. Shop Small Re-Usable Tote Bag Promo free with purchase while supplies last - Limit one per customer

- The Counties of Ireland  Re-Usable Tote Bag free with a $20 purchase - Limit one per customer

 -"Snacks in Schools" Promotion: Something as simple as not having a snack in school can make a child feel left out. We believe that no matter the circumstances, no child should be left out of snack time! This is year two of our "Snacks in Schools" event.

So starting Friday, November 23rd and running through Monday, December 24th The Counties of Ireland will be accepting individually packaged box snack donations this holiday season to donate to local schools so no child is ever left out of snack time. For every box of individually package box of snacks you bring in you will receive 10% off one regularly priced item....bring in two boxes and receive 10% off two regularly priced items...bring in three boxes and receive 10% off three regularly priced items...and so on and so forth! For every box of snacks donation we receive, The Counties of Ireland will match the donation...doubling what we are able to provide our local schools.

Our snack fairies will be delivering these snacks to any local school in need of snacks for their children in January...so each child will feel included starting the New Year. Lets get snacks to our children...it truly does take a village!

PLEASE NOTE: Don't forget to include our little friends with nut, gluten, and other allergies. I know that popchips and rice crackers are gluten free.
- Lots of in-store specials on Black Friday & Small Business Saturday.

Culinary Square :: 251 River St.
10% off the entire store excluding sale & promo items on Black Friday.

Elite Design Granite :: 151 4th St.
Black Friday
and Small Biz Saturday weekend promotion: 15% off on a custom order, the weekend only.

Hippies, Witches & Gypsies :: 33 2nd St.
Holiday trees will be in place as of Wed November 7th. Drop by to get into the spirit of the season!

Illium Café :: 9 Broadway
10% off to any customer who brings in a receipt from another Downtown Troy small business on Black Friday and Small Business Saturday.

Jean’s Greens :: 225 River St.
Jean's Greens will be working with the Troy Unity House Domestic Violence Program, this Holiday Season by collecting items for the children this program serves. Join us for a great cause. Since 1989, Jean's Greens has offered gifts from the Earth for you and yours! Stop by to check out our quality, organic and wildcrafted herbs, teas, tinctures, essential oils, books, cards, unique gifts, supplies for DIY and bath and beauty products.  

Marcus Blaque :: 260 Broadway
Visit Marcus Blaque for the Holidays as we showcase the latest fashions and accessories. Join us for a holiday treat every Saturday as you shop for loved ones and yourself.

Mindful Intentions :: 193 River St.
Shop for beautifully unique, and one of a kind gifts at Mindful Intentions on BLACK FRIDAY, Nov. 23rd and save 15% on everything all day long! We also welcome our special pop up guest Jennifer Coulombe, the founder and CEO of Sat Nam babe who we are so excited to have with us that day! More about Sat Nam Babe: Sat Nam babe is consciously made, yoga-inspired clothing for kids up to age 6 + babies. In Kundalini yoga, the words “Sat Nam” translates to “truth is my identity.” As our littlest kids go through life and are faced with societal pressure, family pressure, etc. may they always be true to themselves and what they were meant to accomplish in this lifetime. In other words, let’s let our kids live their wildest dreams and shoot for the stars! Come see us November 23rd, drink tea with us, chill with us, and shop with us! We look forward to seeing you.

Muddaddy Flats :: 49 3rd St
10% off to any customer who brings in a receipt from another Downtown Troy small business on Black Friday and Small Business Saturday.

Pause Gallery :: 501 Broadway, Suite 106
Ornament Boutique: glass ornaments by 6 different glass workers. Nov.-Dec. Dec. 1st, 1:00pm - Joerg Meissner Artist Talk. Dec. 2nd, 12:30-3:30pm- Victorian Stroll, Bill Flanagan Hammered Dulcimer. Seasonal Refreshments until 5pm. Dec. 8th, 1pm- Christian Weykamp Artist Talk. Dec. 13-16 - Meghan Patrice Riley Jewelry Trunk Show

PH GALLERY + STUDIO :: 455 Broadway
Accessories, Goods for the Home, Artist Originals & Prints. www.phgallery.org/shop

Plumb Oyster Bar :: 15 2nd St.
On Black Friday we will open hour early at 3:00pm! Customers will have one extra hour for Happy Hour 3:00-6:00pm (Cocktail & Oyster Bars ONLY)! Enjoy all our regular happy hour specials.

Rensselaer County Historical Society :: 57 2nd St.
Shop and support a local charity – visit RCHS gift shop at 57 Second Street, to find the perfect gift or to treat yourself this holiday season! Check www.rchsonline.org for seasonal shop hours.

The Ruck :: 104 3rd St.
Take your holiday shopping to a whole new level. Stop in and check out our New Merch, have a tasty beverage, or buy a gift card… your friends and family will Thank You!

Ryan’s Wake :: 403 River St.
Our gift cards and T-Shirts are perfect for Stocking Stuffers and Gift Baskets! Opening at 3:00pm on Black Friday.

Sawtooth Jewelry Studio :: 195 River St.
Extended hours between Thanksgiving and Christmas (Saturdays 10am-5pm and Thursdays 10am-8pm). Free gift wrapping with purchase!

The Shop at The Arts Center of the Capital Region :: 265 River St.
Weekends (Fri, Sat, Sun) 12:00PM- 5:00PM, Starting November 30 till December 23, Admission is Free. Stop by The Arts Center to shop in a newly redesigned and revisioned sale of artists’ work inspired by and for the holidays. The new Holiday Shop will include some of our favorite artists from our traditional Holiday Shop as well as many new gifts & items for the home. Proceeds from the event fund our free programs to the public– so buy a gift AND bring art to the community!

Sunhee’s Farm and Kitchen :: 95 Ferry Street
Browse our selection of Korean socks and Sunhee's merchandise. Serving good, authentic Korean food all night long.

Superior Merchandise Company :: 147 4th St.
Black Friday:
OPEN 7am - 7pm with all of our new holiday retail goodies out on the floor!

Tara Kitchen Troy :: 172-176 River St.
Stop for a glass of Mint tea and shop our cooking sauces, they make great stocking stuffers, buy 4 get the 5th free, Gift cards available also!

Truly Rhe :: 1 Broadway
Truly Rhe is the place to go for all your holiday needs. Specials throughout the shop and get 10% off all Holiday Ornaments! Open 7 days a week starting Thanksgiving weekend to Christmas Eve.

Twenty-Two Second Street Wine Co. :: 22 2nd St.
Real wines from all over the world, made by families and individuals (nor corporations) who farm without chemicals, and make wine without additives. We are the only natural wine store in the Capital Region!

Twin Pots - Fine Arts & Pottery :: 13 Second Street
Visit Twin Pots for handmade and one-of-a-kind gifts that will stand out this holiday season. Find decorative ceramic mushrooms, unique planters for air plants, hand-carved smiling face bud vases, votives, ornaments, and more. Receive 20% off your entire purchase when you buy two or more items!

Uncle Sam's Good & Natural Products :: 77 4th St.
Pending

The Whistling Kettle :: 254 Broadway
Shop for a wide variety of loose tea, gift samplers, tea making equipment and accessories. Or purchase a tea of the month club subscription. Up to 25% select merchandise while supplies last! Or just stop in for a yummy break from shopping downtown! Full menu available.

Wooden Shoe Trading Company :: 186 River St.
Simple, Useful, Beautifully Unique Goods from Near and Far. Black Friday: open from 9am-8pm.



FREE Parking NIGHTS + WEEKENDS!

Parking is free on nights and weekends in the City of Troy! That includes street parking, garages and lots. Find a map of the available parking locations HERE.

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