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Small Business Saturday


On Saturday 2 December 2017, Small Business Saturday is a national campaign aimed at encouraging people to shop locally and support their local businesses.

Support Small Business Saturday

Help support your local traders by coming to one of the events arranged around Small Business Saturday on 2 December - or throughout December, which aim to support high streets across the country by encouraging people to shop locally. See Christmas events in Durham and Christmas markets in Durham for more information.

Free parking

2 December (after 10.00am) and after 3.00pm throughout December

To help support local businesses, we're offering free parking at all council-run Small Business Saturday from 10.00 am on Saturday 2 December. There will also be free parking after 3pm throughout December at all Durham County Council car parks and on-street parking in Durham city.

Small Business Saturday offers

Download Icon for pdf Small Business Saturday offers (PDF, 376.7kb)  to see what discounts and offers are available from businesses across Durham.

Get your business involved in Small Business Saturday

To register your business visit Small Business Saturday - Get Involved.

This national awareness campaign reaches millions of potential customers, so be part of this event in its fifth year and take advantage of the promotional and commercial opportunities, which include:

  • Advertise your business free on the national campaign, and local shoppers can use the Small Business Finder to find nearby offers and interesting / unique gift ideas.
  • Our Small Business Saturday promotions via our social media channels.
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