Shop Small

We and presenting sponsor Community Bank, want you to explore all that the community has to offer. We’ve broken Mankato and North Mankato into shopping zones – you’ll need to get stamps from all zones to be eligible for the drawing.

Please note that all the participating businesses are setting their own hours. You can grab a Shop Small coffee has early as 6:30am and keep the party going late into the night at one of the taverns! You can plan on most businesses being open between 10am-4pm, but please check the hours below for specific information.

We want you to explore all that the community has to offer. We’ve broken Mankato and North Mankato into shopping zones – you’ll need to get stamps from all zones to be eligible for the drawing.

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Business Zones:

Blinds & More

424 Belgrade Avenue
Hours: Typically By Appointment, Open Shop Small Saturday 10 am – 4 pm
(507) 380-5019
Window Coverings & Decor. Shop at Home Convenience, or meet at Show Room by Appointment. Free Consultation, Free Measurements and Free Installation.

Blue Skye Mercantile

231 Belgrade Ave
Hours: Tues-Fri 8am – 4pm, Thurs 8am – 7pm, Sat 10am – 2pm, Shop Small Sat 8am – 4pm
(507) 779-7076
Blue Skye Mercantile is Greater Mankato’s premier gourmet food store. Over 50 varieties of infused olive oils and balsamic vinegars, seasonings, sauces, baked goods, local and specialty foods. Home of Arizona Olive Oil Co.
Shop Small Promotion: Free hot apple cider and treats on Shop Small Saturday! Select items 50% off, gift baskets 10% off.

Circle Inn of North Mankato

232 Belgrade Ave
Hours: Wed-Fri 11am – 4pm, Small Business Saturday 1 – 5pm
(507) 625-9667
We will have our backroom set up with our
Circle clothing and apparel, off sale, gift Stamp baskets, bundle specials and Sysco items.
There will also be a tent pop up shop outside on November 28th.
Shop Small Promotion: We will have a pop up shop and hot drink specials.
Call for takeout and gift cards.

Dino’s Gourmet Pizzeria

239 Belgrade Ave
Hours: Sun-Thurs 11am – 9pm, Fri-Sat 11am – 10pm
(507) 385-3466
Dino’s New York Style Pizzeria takes pride in
its authentic New York style pizza that includes Stamp fresh ingredients and homemade dough and sauces. The menu includes Italian nachos, garlic bread, famous breadsticks, a variety of pastas, sandwiches and more.
Shop Small Promotion: For every $50 in gift cards you purchase get a bonus $10 gift card.
Call for takeout, delivery and gift cards.

Mankato Brewery 

1119 Center St
Hours: Online Only
(507) 386-2337
Mankato Brewery started producing beers in 2012 and is proud to revive the brewing tradition in the Key City. Mankato Brewery is Stamp the first production brewery in the community since 1967. Focused on creating authentic beers that reflect the heritage of the region and its people, the crew at Mankato Brewery invites you to try our beer and to experience local flavor.

Menari Body Works

237 Belgrade Ave
Hours: Online Only
(507) 388-8315
Menari Body Works is Mankato’s newest day spa with a garden lobby and luxurious treatment rooms. We offer wellness retail and customized massage therapy sessions.
Please visit our online store during Shop Small week.

NaKato Bar & Grill

253 Belgrade Ave
Hours: Sun-Thurs 11am – 10pm, Fri-Sat 11am – 10pm
(507) 388-8999
A neighborhood bar and grill in beautiful lower North Mankato. Serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner plus amazing drink specials.
Shop Small Promotion: Daily breakfast, lunch and dinner specials.
Call for takeout, delivery and gift cards.

Neutral Groundz

229 Belgrade Avenue
Hours: Mon-Fri 7am – 6pm, Sat-Sun  7am – 4pm
(507) 720-0321
Coffee shop featuring great food and drink. The back of the features Home Decor, Baby and Gourmet Foods.
Shop Small Promotion: $10.00 off every $50.00 spent.

Onatah Eco Salon & Wigs

231 Belgrade Ave
Hours: Tues-Fri 8am – 6pm, Sat 8am – 4pm
(507) 345-5415
Onatah pronouced O-Nah-Tah (Iroquois word
meaning ‘of the earth’) is an eco salon and
hair replacement studio. We strive to off er Stamp our guests natural, professional products and services in a comfortable, friendly environment. We also off er hair loss solutions including wigs, hair systems and extensions.

The Puck Drop

424 Belgrade Ave
Hours: Fri 10am – 4pm Sat 9am – 4pm, Sun 11am – 4pm
For the avid hockey fan in your family! T-shirts, sweatshirts, caps, hats and more!
Shop Small Promotion: Spend $50 and receive a free gift!

Spinners Bar & Grill

301 Belgrade Ave
Hours: 10am – 10pm
(507) 625-9751
Stop in for awesome food, drinks, and entertainment at Spinners Bar & Grill of North Mankato. We off er a clean and safe Stamp environment for you to enjoy great food and drinks with friends, and we have a menu designed to satisfy the appetites of all our customers with excellent service provided by a staff trained to meet all of your needs.
Call for takeout, delivery and gift cards.

Becky’s Floral

719 S Front Street
Hours: Mon-Fri 8 am – 5:30 pm, Sat 9 am – 1 pm
(507) 345-7800
Family owned & operated full service florist as well as gift shop featuring many locally hand crafted items
Shop Small Promotion: We will have coffee and refreshments as well as crafts for kids to participate in. We will be open until 4PM on Shop small Saturday!

The Blue Boat

12 Civic Center Plaza #1710
The Blue Boat is a gallery * eco retail * and music cafe. Music and art are all local and retail items are organic. We feature longevity foods in the cafe.

Blue Earth County Historical Society

424 Warren St
Hours: Tues-Fri 10am – 4pm
(507) 345-5566
The Blue Earth County Historical Society Gift Shop has a great book selection, including local history, Betsy-Tacy and more! The Historical Society is also the exclusive dealer of Marian Anderson fine art prints.
Shop Small Promotion: Stop in for special sales on books and art. Plus BECHS Members enjoy double discount.

Carlson Tillisch Eye Clinic

120 North Broad Street
Hours: Mon-Fri 7:45am – 5:30pm, Thurs 7:45am – 7:00pm, Saturday 7:45am – 1pm
(507) 345-5087
Providing a safe, comfortable environment for your eye care needs. Stop in to shop a wide range of glasses to help you see well while looking good!


100 E Walnut St
Hours: Tues-Sat 11am – 10pm
(507) 720-0896
Great food and drinks in a fun, high-energy atmosphere. Flask is the perfect spot for a get together with friends, a private party or to Stamp catch the game on one of their many HD TVs. Flask is known as the “the man cave bar” in town with their ice cold beers, legendary appetizers and signature cocktails.
Shop Small Promotion: For every $50 in gift cards you purchase get a bonus $10 gift card.
Call for takeout, delivery and gift cards.

Flowers by Jeanie

626 South 2nd Street
Hours: Mon-Fri 9am – 5:30pm, Sat 9am – 4pm
(507) 385-1950
As a leading florist in Mankato, Flowers By Jeanie offers professional flower arrangements and gifts for any occasion. The expert florists at Flowers By Jeanie are committed to designing beautiful, quality arrangements and providing exceptional customer service to our customers. We offer reliable floral delivery throughout Mankato and as well as same-day delivery services for your convenience. Our dependable florist network offers flower delivery nationwide.
Shop Small Special: Spruce Top Container Make and Take or bundles ready for crafting at home. 49.95 includes pot, evergreen and accessories. Saturday November 21 10:00-11:00, 1:00-2:00 Space is limited so please call ahead to reserve a spot.

GSR Fine Art Festival

1 Civic Center Plaza
Hours: Sat Nov 28 10am – 6 pm, Sun Nov 29 10am – 4pm
The GSR Fine Art Festival is an opportunity for the public to interact with professional artistsworking in a variety of mediums, find unique handmade goods and gifts, and enjoy live music in a variety of genres. The festival is on Shop Small Saturday!

The Jewelry Bench by Mary

424 Park Ln #2
Hours: Mon-Sat 10am – 5pm
(507) 385-0167
Local custom jewelry shop specializing in gold and silver, colored stone and diamond jewelry. Custom jewelry, jewelry design, expert in-house repair.
Shop Small Promotion: 20% off in-stock jewelry for Shop Small week!

Julee’s Jewelry

520 S Front St #400
Hours: Tues – Fri 11am – 5:30pm, Sat 10am – 2pm
(507) 388-8878
Fine jewelry and a little fashion jewelry, prices starting at $15 up to over $100,000. Stamp We are world-wide diamond importers and engagement specialists with a custom design studio and exemplary repair dept.

Locale Brewing Co.

228 Poplar St
Hours: Online Only
(507) 779-7082
LocAle Brewing Company serves a range of approachable beer styles in the taproom, including crisp lagers, roasty porters and stouts, juicy pale ales, tart fruity sours, and hefty strong ales. The name’LocAle’ embodies our commitment to using Midwest ingredients in many of our beers to give the beer a sense of place.

Massage by Karmella

112 S Riverfront Dr
Hours: Mon-Fri 9am – 6pm, Sat 9am – 3pm
(507) 344-0044
Providing relief from stress, back and body pains through a customized therapeutic massage/Reiki session in a soothing environment.
Shop Small Promotion: Free 5 minute chair massages with option to purchase more time for $1/minute for Shop Small Saturday. Massage gift certifi cates package deal: buy one 60min for $68 (reg $70), buy two for $130, three for $195.

Nolabelle Kitchen + Bar

520 S. Front St #500
Hours: Mon-Thurs 11am – 9pm, Fri 11am – 10pm, Sat 8am – 10pm, Sun 8am – 9pm
(507) 344-0044
Nolabelle Kitchen + Bar is a full service fine-casual restaurant and bar in Mankato, Minnesota serving traditional American cuisine with a rustic twist using locally sourced ingredients.
Call for takeout, delivery and gift cards.

Number 4 American Bar & Kitchen

124 E Walnut St
Hours: Tues-Thurs 11am – 2pm & 4 – 9pm, Fri-Sat 11am – 2pm & 4 – 10pm, Sun 10am – 2pm
(507) 344-1444
From its traditional pub food to its upgraded, original dishes, the Number 4 Restaurant with its head chef claim a menu filled with unique recipes from scratch.
Shop Small Promotion: For every $50 in gift cards you purchase get a bonus $10 gift card.
Call for takeout, delivery and gift cards.

Olives Mediterranean Restaurant

20 Civic Center Plaza
Hours: Mon-Fri 11am – 8pm, Sat 9am – 8pm
(507) 386-1001
Our entrees draw on classical Mediterranean and American cooking techniques with a lighter modern approach to the culinary arts. Family Owned – “We take pride in what we do, especially when it comes to our food” – The Massad Family
Shop Small Promotion: $5 off any food purchase of $25 or more $10 off any food purchase of $50 or more.
Call for takeout, delivery and gift cards.

Raydiance Salon

11 Civic Center Plaza #101
Hours: Mon 9am – 6pm, Tues 9am – 8pm, Wed-Fri 9am – 7pm, Sat 8am – 3pm
(507) 388-8811
Raydiance Salon is a team of highly trained individuals whose passion and creativity enhance each client’s unique beauty.

River Rock Coffee Bar

607 S Front St
Hours: Sun 8am – 2pm, Mon-Wed 7am – 2pm, Thurs-Sat 7am – 5pm
(507) 720-0223
Artisan coffee and tea, from scratch baked goods, ethically and sustainably sourced.
Call for takeout, delivery and gift cards.

Pagliai’s Pizza

524 S Front St
Hours: Sun-Thurs 11am – 10pm, Fri-Sat 11am – 10pm
(507) 345-6080
Mankato’s hometown favorite since 1969. Serving pizza, poorboys and spaghetti.
Call for takeout, delivery and gift cards.

Pub 500

500 S Front St
Hours: 9am – 10pm
(507) 625-6500
Pub 500 is the perfect spot to gather with friends or family and enjoy genuine hearty fare and liberating libations. With a wide selection of beer and drinks, appetizers, sandwiches and entrees you’ll find something to please every one in the bunch!
Shop Small Promotion: Bring your Passport in with 5 punches from City Center businesses and receive a $5 gift card. $10 Pub Bucks for every $50 spent on Pub 500 Gift Cards.
Call for takeout, delivery and gift cards.

PULP Comic and Games

633 S Front St
Hours: Sun-Mon 12 – 5pm, Tues-Sat 11 am – 7pm
(507) 345-7208
PULP is a locally owned business specializing in comic books, card games, table top games, toys, and collectibles. Our friendly knowledgeable staff is ready to assist you so stop on in!
Shop Small Promotion: Mention Shop Small and receive double rewards!

Tandem Bagels

200 E. Walnut St
Hours: Mon-Fri 6:30 am – 4pm, Sat-Sun 7 am – 3pm, 11/25 Closing at 3pm CLOSED 11/26-11/27
(507) 720-6533
We go the extra mile to provide you with fresh baked bagels, fresh coffee, and fresh baked goodies every day.
Call for takeout, delivery and gift cards.

Union Market

615 S Front St
Hours: Tues-Sat 10am – 6pm
(507) 779-7300
Unique community space. Light, airy, full of colorful inspiration. Local wares of clothes, jewelry, art, dry goods and apothecary items for sale. Hot spot to host a movie night, wine tasting, painting class, photoshoot, and more.

Vivian Rose Boutique

112-142 S Riverfront Dr #132
Hours: Thurs-Fri 10am – 6pm, Sat 10am – 4pm
(507) 469-5222
We are a unique clothing boutique located in the historic Mankato Union Depot building. We also offer unique gifts, candles, mugs, and more!
Shop Small Promotion: 15% off in-store and online Free $10 gift card with a purchase of $50 or more!

Wysiwyg Juice Co.

527 S Front St
Hours: Mon-Sat 10am – 3pm
(507) 387-5651
We are a 100% raw organic cold-pressed juice bar, offering the freshest juice daily. We also have incredibly delicious and nutritious smoothies and smoothie bowls!
Shop Small Promotion: Wysigwyg Juice Co. is offering BOGO 50% OFF any juice, smoothie or smoothie bowl!!!
Call for takeout and gift cards.

Curiosi-Tea House

1745 Commerce Drive
Holiday Hours: Mon – Sat 10am – 4pm, Tues 10am –  pm, Sun 11am – 3pm
(507) 720-0555
Curiosi-Tea House sells high quality loose leaf teas at prices that anyone can afford for daily consumption, for gifts & special occasions. We also serve plant-based and vegetarian fare which includes homemade soup, sandwiches & salads.
Shop Small Promotion: Holiday & Seasonal Teas 10% off Spend $25+ and get a free tote bag Daily food specials
Call for takeout, delivery and gift cards.

Ignition Fitness & Sport

1960 Commerce Dr
Hours: Online Only
(507) 519-2481
Ignition Fitness & Sports provides personalized fitness programs designed specifically for people over 40+. Virtual personal training one of many coaching options.
Visit the website to inquire about membership.

Indulge Salon and Tanning

1713 Commerce Dr
Hours:  Mon-Thurs 9am – 8pm, Fri 9am – 6pm, Sat 9am – 4pm, Sun 10am – 4pm
(507) 345-3400
Salon and spa that offers a variety of locally made jewelry and gifts, boutique brands of haircare and skincare.
Shop Small Promotion: Holiday gift sets that offer a 30-40% savings, stocking stuffers, gift card specials and hot trends in hair tools.

Sota Sisters Boutique

1754 Commerce Dr #104
Hours: Sun 12 – 3pm, Mon 11am – 5pm, Tues-Fri 11am – 6pm, Sat 10am – 4pm
(507) 594-9293
Sota Sisters Boutique is a women’s clothing boutique. We also carry jewelry, purses, shoes, other accessories, and gift items!
Shop Small Promotion: We’ll have in-store deals during Shop Small week!

Bounce Town

1860 Adams St
Hours: Online Only
(507) 345-7737
We are a local, family-owned indoor inflatable center for ages 0-12. We offer open bounce, arcades, and party events with a focus on family fun, cleanliness, and the best customer service.
Call for gift cards.

Drummers Garden Center & Floral

281 Saint Andrews Dr
Hours: Mon-Fri 9am – 8pm, Sat 9am – 6pm
(507) 388-4877
Open year-round, Drummers Garden Center and Floral supplies garden products, professional landscape design, indoor plants, floral arrangements, gifts, memorial items, plus fresh Christmas trees and decorations while in season.
Shop Small Promotion: 25% off a single item, excluding holiday season live goods. Good for one visit during shop small week.

Exclusively Diamonds

1601 Adams St
Hours: Mon/Thurs 9:30 am – 7 pm; Tues/Wed/Fri 9:30am – 5:30pm; Sat 9:30am – 4pm
(507) 345-1658
Exclusively Diamonds carries a wide selection of fine quality jewelry and Rolex timepieces. We are Minnesota’s engagement ring destination.
Shop Small Promotion: $100 off $1000; $200 off $2000; $300 off $3000; Gift cards

Heat Salon + Lifestyle Studio

1591 Tullamore St
Hours: Mon-Fri 9am – 7pm; Sat 9am – 4pm
(507) 387-5115
Heat is a full-service salon and lifestyle studio that encourages self-love, empowers individuality, and focuses on helping you be your most authentic, confident self.

Hilltop Florist & Greenhouse

885 E Madison Ave
Hours: Mon-Fri 8am – 5pm, Sat 10am – 2pm
(507) 387-7908
Hilltop Florist is a full service florist, providing floral needs for all occasions. We are also a home decor and gift shop.
Shop Small Promotion: We will be having 40% off all fall decor while supplies last.

J. Longs

1640 Madison Ave
Hours: Mon-Fri 10am – 8pm, Sat 10am – 6pm, Sun 12 – 5pm
(507) 340-7848
Modern men’s and lifestyle shop specializing in suits, sport coats and everything a guy wears for his casual or business life. 2020 saw the awesome addition of WOMEN’s athleisure from powerhouse brands lululemon, Vuori and Spyder. J. Longs for all! 🙂
Shop Small Promotion: This holiday season stop in and see what the hype is all about while enjoying free gift wrapping and the famous J. Longs mascot, Vincent!

JP Fitness

1400 Madison Ave #50
Hours: Online Only
(507) 594-9550
JP Fitness is a Personal Training Studio that caters to all demographics of the Greater Mankato Area. Through 1:1 training, small group training, or utilizing our 24/7 access, you will be comfortable committing to your fitness journey with us.
Shop Small Promotion: Group punch card: 8 sessions for $150! Buy 4 personal training sessions, get 1 free! Save 20% on studio access for 3 months.

LIV Aveda Salon & Spa

1839 Adams St
Hours: Mon-Fri 8am – 9pm, Sat 8am – 5pm, Sun 12 – 5pm
(507) 388-1559
Look and feel your best with services including hair care, nail care, massage, facials and body treatments featuring Aveda products at LIV Aveda Salon in Mankato.

Mainstream Boutique

1901 Madison Ave #110
Hours: Mon-Fri 11am – 6pm, Sat 10am – 5pm, Sun 12 – 4pm
(507) 384-5275
Mainstream Boutique is a women’s retail clothing boutique to love, strengthen & celebrate the women in our communities.
Shop Small Promotion: 15% off up to 2 items

Mankato Makeup LLC

1351 Madison Ave #115
Hours: Mon-Fri 5:30 – 7:30pm
(507) 519-2550
Mankato Makeup provides professional, personalized, and sanitary makeup applications and lessons.
Shop Small Promotion: Shop professional skincare and beauty kits, plus gift cards and exclusive specials!

Patterson’s Diamond Center

1031 Madison Ave
Hours: Mon-Wed & Fri 9am – 5pm, Thurs 9am – 6pm, Sat 9am – 3pm
(507) 625-1625
Family owned and operated, manufacturing jeweler specializing in custom design, bridal, anniversary, colored gems, gold, and sterling silver fine jewelry.
Shop Small Package: No Better time to fill out your Christmas Wish list and take advantage of our Discounts throughout the store.

River Bend Express

201 N Victory Dr
Hours: Mon-Fri 8am – 6pm, Sat 9am – 1pm
(507) 345-7880
Serving Southern MN since 1982, we are your single resource for all things business. Office equipment and service, office furniture and Stamp design, office supplies, computers and IT support, graphic design and copy and print services. We do it all!
Shop Small Promotion: $.03 self-serve black & white copies and $0.19 self-serve color copies. Special Shop Small pricing on select office chairs.

Sadaka Family Deli

1400 Madison Ave #626
Hours: Mon-Fri 8am – 5pm
Sadaka Family Deli offers old fashion,
homemade breakfasts, lunch, and dinner
specials. Family favorites like soups, Stamp sandwiches, and burgers, plus a touch of
authentic Lebanese cuisine, can be found on the menu. With options for vegans, vegetarians, and more, there’s something for everyone at the local Sadaka Family Deli.
Call for takeout, delivery and gift cards.

Snell Auto Wash

1900 Madison Ave
Hours: Mon-Fri 7am – 7pm, Sat 8am – 5pm, Sun 9am – 5pm
(507) 304-6785
Snell Auto Wash provides exterior and interior washing and detailing services for your vehicle!
Shop Small Promotion: Buy 2 wash packs and get the 3rd free Car washes are great gift, buy 2 and keep one for yourself. Discounted exterior washes for the week of Shop Small (code will be given in bag and advertised online)

Storage Lounge

1721 Premier Dr
Hours: 9am – 6pm
(507) 788-8824
Storage Lounge- your Premier climate-controlled storage solution in Mankato. We pride ourselves on being the absolute best in the Storage industry.
Shop Small Promotion: Hide your Christmas gifts with our Santa’s Closet special. Free wrapping station and units starting at only $36 a month thru Christmas.

Tavern on the Avenue

1120 Madison Ave
Hours: Sun-Thurs 11am – 11pm, Fri-Sat 11am – 10pm
(507) 345-3308
The Tav on the Ave was opened on Mankato’s
Madison Avenue in 1988. The Tav on the Ave Stamp prides itself in signature burgers, sandwiches and coldest beer in town. The Tav on the Ave has also been reviewed as “The best sports bar in town.”
Shop Small Promotion: For every $50 in gift cards you purchase get a bonus $10 gift card.
Call for takeout, delivery and gift cards.

WOW! Zone Family Entertainment Center

2030 Adams St
Hours: Mon-Thurs 4 – 10 pm, Fri 1pm – 10pm, Sun 11am – 10pm
(507) 625-2695
Locally owned and operated for 12+ years on Mankato’s hilltop. Family Entertainment Center with bowling, laser tag, mini golf, arcade area and full service bar/restaurant.
Shop Small Promotion: Purchase a $25 gift card and receive a free $5 card. Gift cards can be used for all activities or food & beverage in facility.
Call for takeout and gift cards.

Body Concepts

1615 N Riverfront Dr
Hours: Mon-Fri 9am – 7pm, Sat 9am – 3pm
(507) 381-5467
Wellness Spa that offers many services for relaxation, stress relief, pain relief, detoxification, and weight loss. Lots of options for Self Care! or for someone that needs Self Care!
Shop Small Promotion: Check out Facebook for all of our amazing specials offered during this week! Gift Certificates available for everyone on your Holiday list. Himalayan Salt Lamps and accessories essential oils and more!

Discover Chiropractic

1601 N Riverfront Dr
Hours: Mon/Wed/Fri 10 am – 6pm, Tues/Thurs 2:30 – 6pm, Sat 9:30 – 11am
(507) 720-0742
At Discover Chiropractic, we take pride in giving you the chance the live the PAIN-FREE life you deserve. Whether you are young, old, or the weekend warrior, you can lead an active and full life. OUR PROMISE is to provide you with the highest quality of care that fits your needs. We are conveniently located downtown Mankato, just off of highway 14.
Shop Small Promotion: See us about our gift certificate specials.

Kato Athletic Company

1522 N Riverfront Dr #120
Hours: Sun 12 – 5pm, Mon-Thurs 8:30 am – 8pm, Fri 8:30am – 7pm, Sat 10am – 5pm
(507) 720-6363
Kato Athletic Company; Your one-stop Wellness Center, located on N. Riverfront Dr! 24/7 Fitness Center, CrossFit, Physical Therapy, Personal Training, Supplements and Meal Prep Services all in one convenient location!
Shop Small Promotion: Mankato’s Exclusive retailer of TB16 Thermal Burn! Enjoy $10 off retail price!


321 N Riverfront Dr
Hours: Tues-Sun 11am – 4pm
(507) 351-3111
ARTifact -paint your own pottery is a great place to have a party or create a one-of-a-kind gift. With over 200 pieces of pre-fired bisque & 75+ glaze colors, you’ll definitely find something to spark your creativity. You choose it. You paint it. We fire it.
Shop Small Promotion: $5 ornaments all week long + every purchase earns an entry into a birthday party giveaway! Gift card special & free kid craft on 11/28!

Bella Nova Boutique

521 N Riverfront Dri
Hours: Thurs-Fri 12 – 6 pm, Sat 10 am – 4 pm
(507) 779-7444
We sell a wide variety of items including Women’s Clothing and Accessories, Gifts and Home Decor.


405 N Riverfront Dr
Hours: Tues-Wed 10am – 5pm, Fri 9am – 6pm, Sat 9am – 4pm
(507) 594-9072
Mankato’s premier baby and children’s boutique featuring clothing, toys, games, books and more. Shop for mama too!
Shop Small Promotion: Shop deals all week including $5-$10 stocking stuffers + gift card give backs!

The Dork Den

603 N Riverfront Dr
Hours: Mon-Tues 11am – 10pm, Wed 11am – 7pm, Thurs-Fri 11am – 10pm, Sat 11am – 7pm, Sun 11am – 8pm
(507) 386-1406
We are a Friendly Local Game Store, selling Pokemon, Dungeons & Dragons, Yugioh, Magic the Gathering, Puzzles, Board Games, and much more.

Encore Consignment

311 N Riverfront Dr
Hours: Mon-Fri 11am – 6pm, Sat 10am – 4pm
(507) 386-0861
Quality name brand women’s clothing and accessories at less than 1/2 of retail. New arrival coming in daily, we are dedicated to REMARKABLE you!
Shop Small Promotion: % off select items

Graif Clothing

900 N Riverfront Dr
Hours: Mon-Wed 10am – 6pm, Thurs-Fri 10am – 7pm, Sat 10am – 4pm, Sun 12 – 4pm
(507) 345-3000
Large selection of men’s & women’s casual wear from contemporary to dressy. Men’s formal, suiting and dress, providing a unique one stop shop experience
Shop Small Promotion: Store wide deals on all casual & formal wear, up to 40% store wide for men and women. Exclusive saving passes through email.

Inspire Health & Wellness

530 N Riverfront Dr #150
Hours: Sat  9am – 1pm,  Mon & Wed 7am – 5:30pm
(507) 381-5948
We are a Diet/Wellness/life coaching; meal prep, and special order bakery items shop. With Grab n Bake meals, healthy smoothies, bakery items during holiday seasons.
Shop Small Promotion: We will have some AMAZING deals on grab n bake meals, smoothies, and specialty items. Along with FREE initial Consultations during SHOP small week only to start your healthy eating for balance.

Mad Ave Nutrition

301 Madison Ave
Hours: Mon-Fri 7:30am – 3pm, Sat 9am – 1pm
(507) 779-7071
Healthy bar that offers Healthy meal replacement shakes, energy drinks and positive vibes.
Shop Small Promotion: We will be open 11-1, offering healthy waffles and healthy Mimosas! *does not contain alcohol*
Call for takeout and gift cards.

Mom & Pop’s

629 N Riverfront Dr
Hours: Thurs-Sun 12 – 8pm
(507) 344-0629
32 flavors of hard scoop super premium ice cream and dairy free gelato. Mom & Pop’s will be take out only during Shop Small.
Call for takeout and gift cards.

Nicollet Bike and Ski Shop

607 N Riverfront Dr
Hours: Mon-Fri 11am – 7pm, Sat 10am – 5pm
(507) 388-9390
We are your local Bike and Ski Shop. We serve all types of bicycle riders and skiers.
Shop Small Promotion: 10% off regular price on everything in the store or anything special ordered.

River City Quilts

529 N Riverfront D
Hours: Mon-Fri 10am – 6pm, Sat 10am – 5pm, Sun 12 – 4pm
(507) 625-8135
River City Quilts is a quilting store with a wide selection of fabrics, notions, patterns & books. We specialize in kits and helping you to select your next quilting project!
Shop Small Promotion: Spend $50 and receive 3 Bobbin Buddies

Salvage Sisters

615 N Riverfront Dr
Hours: Wed-Thurs 11am – 4pm, Fri 11am – 5pm, Sat 10am – 5pm, Sun 11am – 4pm
(507) 345-8575
Fun shop with lots of gift ideas. Lots of locally made products, including repurposed and recycled furniture.

Sticks & Stones

1027 N Riverfront Dr
Hours: Mon-Sat 10am – 5pm, Fri 10am – 7pm, Sun 12 – 5pm
(507) 345-7110
Fun finds in fashion, accessories and gifts.

Tune Town

630 N Riverfront Dr
Hours: Mon-Sat 10am – 6pm, Sun 12 – 5pm
(507) 625-6507
New & Used record shop, we buy, sell & trade vinyl, CDs & DVDs. Plus posters, T-Shirts and much more!!!!
Shop Small Promotion: $1 sale on selected vinyl CDs & DVDs.

Vagabond Village

732 N Riverfront Dr
Hours: Sun 11am – 4pm, Mon & Wed 4 – 8pm
(507) 317-5593
Resale Gallery and lounge FULL of charismatic clothing, decor, music and Nostalgia! Also, a platform for expression and artistic talent from our local young adults.
Shop Small Promotion: *ISSUE 5:’ZINE released on *Black Friday/Shop Small Saturday. Door prizes, store-wide discounts, PLUS $5 Off your next future purchase!

Whimsy and Weathered

523 N Riverfront Dr
Hours: Fri 10am – 6pm (select Fridays), Sat 10am – 5pm, Sun 11am – 3pm
(507) 995-1085
Whimsy is filled with upcycled furniture and everything needed to create a beautiful home. At Christmas time we become a winter wonderland of every holiday style you could imagine for your home and beautiful holiday gifts.
Shop Small Promotion: Enjoy 25% off any paint supplies to create our signature whimsy furniture.

Wild Sparrow Co.

722 N Riverfront Dr
Hours: Thurs-Fri 10am – 5pm, Sat 10am – 4pm, Sun 11am – 3pm
(507) 343-8660
Wild Sparrow Co. is a neighborhood shop, residing in beautiful Old Town, Mankato, MN. Here you will find farmhouse, vintage, home decor, clothing, jewelry, and gifts for everyone in a welcoming atmosphere.
Shop Small Promotion: Wild Sparrow Co. will be having numerous giveaways and promotions during Shop Small week. Please follow me on Facebook and Instagram to get details and times.

Wooden Spoon

515 N Riverfront Dr
Hours: Mon-Fri 7am – 4pm, Sat 9am – 2pm
(507) 345-4114
Wooden Spoon is a woman-owned, women-led bakery and restaurant, specializing in fresh and affordable sweets, treats, soups, meals and more. We support a web of local producers and other businesses by using farm-fresh items and local purchasing in our products and catering options.
Shop Small Promotion: Wooden Spoon will have several specials on our cookies, candies and breads.
Call for takeout and gift cards.

5th Grant Boutique

1850 Adams St #415
Hours: Mon-Wed 11am – 8pm, Fri 7am – 9pm, Sat 10am – 9pm, Sun 11am -7pm
We offer home decor, furniture and much more. We take pride in offering lots of items from local, handmade vendors.
Shop Small Promotion: We are offering store sale coupons.

Green Acre Crafts

1850 Adams St #138
Hours: Mon-Wed 11am – 8pm, Fri 7am – 9pm, Sat 10am – 9pm, Sun 11am -7pm
Handmade and vintage décor

Log Creations

1850 Adams St #522
Hours: Mon-Wed 11am – 8pm, Fri 7am – 9pm,
Sat 10am – 9pm, Sun 11am -7pm
Apparel and Gift Decor
Shop Small Promotion: 10% off any one item

Long Dog Apparel

1850 Adams St #106
Hours: Fri-Sat 11am-8pm, Sun 11am-7pm
Long Dog Apparel specializes in Minnesota & pet-themed apparel for humans.
Shop Small Promotion: Product giveaways with qualifying purchases!


1850 Adams St #618
Hours: Mon-Wed 11am – 8pm, Fri 7am – 9pm,
Sat 10am – 9pm, Sun 11am -7pm
(507) 387-7111
The Massad’s take great pride in what they do, especially when it comes to their food. With the unique combination of healthy, high-quality food and affordable prices, Massad’s continues to etch itself in the fabric of the culinary culture serving their famous Chicken Schwarma Sandwich among with other signature items.
Shop Small Promotion: Buy One Combo, Get One 1/2 Off

MJ’s Sports Barbershop

1850 Adams St #536
Hours: Mon-Wed 11am – 8pm, Fri 7am – 9pm, Sat 10am – 9pm, Sun 11am -7pm
(507) 625-7779
MJs Sports Barbershop off rs men’s haircuts, fades, mohawks, afros, razor shaves and designs.

Renaissance Glass

1850 Adams St #313
Hours: Mon-Sat 11am – 8pm, Sun 11am – 7pm
Unique specialty hand blown glass and Renaissance themed gifts. Live glass blowing demonstrations. Custom orders are our specialty!

Rosemar Clothing

1850 Adams St #524
Hours: Mon-Wed 11am – 8pm, Fri 7am – 9pm, Sat 10am – 9pm, Sun 11am -7pm
(507) 779-7300
Traditional Mexican apparel and accessories.

Jonny B’s

1600 Warren St #17
Hours: Mon-Sat 11am – 2am, Sun 11am – 10pm
(507) 625-6276
We have the best roast beef sandwiches around. Life is good, Jonny B’s makes it better!
Call for takeout and gift cards.

Shawarmania Mediterranean Grill

251 Bunting Ln #101
Hours: 11am – 10pm
(507) 779-7341
Shawarmania offers variety of middle eastern cuisine from different region, to persian kebab to famous world dishes like Kabsa and biryani. Always made fresh
Shop Small Promotion: Home to traditional middle eastern food from alla we offer variety of different dishes from Palestian, Lebanon, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, South Asian, and many more to list.
Call for takeout and gift cards.

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