Shop Alabama for the holidays! Coming events in Guntersville, Athens and Prattville

Plan to spend your holiday shopping, dining and leisure dollars locally throughout this holiday season.

When you shop Alabama, you support your friends and neighbors, you strengthen your local economy AND you invest in the vibrancy of your community.

Help Alabama businesses thrive. Local businesses, which give your community its special flair, also have holiday promotions and deals. Don’t leave them off your list.

Join the Shop Alabama for the Holidays movement and share the hashtag #ShopAlabama throughout the 2022 holiday season.

>> Alabama Retail Association’s holiday shopping forecast

Looking to shop local, here are some upcoming holiday shopping events in Alabama:

5-8 p.m. Dec. 8, 15 & 22: Thursday Night Thrills Holiday Shopping, downtown Guntersville. Participating merchants offering extended hours.

4-8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10: Sippin’ Cider Festival, downtown Athens. Participating merchants offer complimentary sample tastings of their favorite hot cider recipe while you shop!

5-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 13: Prattville Main Street Christmas Shop local small businesses for last-minute Christmas gifts, visit with Santa, enjoy a free carriage ride, and more!

Email us your events and we’ll add them here.

The governor declared Oct. 28 as Alabama Retail Day in Alabama. Retail is Alabama’s top private employer, a top revenue generator and a builder of community.
Shop locally and thank Alabama retailers and their staffs for their contribution to our state’s economy

Originally posted 6 a.m. Oct. 28, 2022