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Small Business Saturday

  • North Courtyard of Cardiff Town Center 2033 San Elijo Avenue Encinitas, CA, 92007 United States (map)

Rally your shopping comrades, for it’s about time to celebrate your Cardiff community by visiting the small businesses that make Cardiff special. Small Business Saturday is a win-win day for small businesses and shoppers. The day provides discounts, shop specials, surprise giveaways and basket draw tickets.

Cardiff’s Small Business Saturday features a free ticket for any purchase on this day from participating local Cardiff businesses which enters you in Cardiff 101’s Kringle Mingle basket drawings. These drawings take place on December 3rd at Kringle Mingle and give you the opportunity to win over $10,000 in six gift baskets. One, is a “Gift of Cardiff” basket filled with local goods from Sandy Sisters jewelry, Clay+Craft ceramics, Nalu candles, Sea + Wander, Experience Life Chiropractic,  Vinyasa Arts, Patagonia Cardiff, Gold Coast Chiropractic, San Diego Botanic Garden and other Cardiff-by-the-Sea retailers.  There are several “Capture the Holidays” baskets filled with portrait packages from Bradford Rowley.  The “Cardiff Culture” basket is filled with skate, surf and snowboard gear from Nixon, Dakine,Thirtytwo, VertraEtnies and Mizu.  And lastly, a “Cruise Cardiff” in a cruiser bike from Cardiff’s local bike company, Electra Bicycle Co.  Turn in your receipts at Cardiff 101 Main Streets booth at Kringle Mingle and get your tickets. Gift basket tickets can be purchased at the Kringle Mingle festival as well.

Get a bonus! In addition to shoppers receiving the free gift basket drawing tickets, Cardiff 101 will be randomly giving out donated gifts to shoppers at participating establishments throughout the day.

The Cardiff 101 booth will be located out front of Seaside Market to promote the day, participating businesses and guide you in the right direction to shop big.

For live entertainment, Cardiff’s Small Business Saturday features Steve Burrows of Burrito Art painting the VW Bus Utility Box behind Seaside Market.  Steve will also be selling some tee shirts that inspired the VW box painting!

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Join the Cardiff community, shop small and show love for Cardiff-by-the-Sea businesses.




Eclectic Boutiques and Rad Retail

C’Est Si Bon 15% off storewide

111 Chesterfield Drive 760-756-9276

New Balance Cardiff Shoes are $10 off one pair, $25 off two, and all apparel is 15% off. Select apparel is 35% - 50% off.

2009 Newcastle Avenue 760-479-9722

Sea + Wander 15% off storewide and everyone that spends over $500 will get a $25 gift card!

154 Aberdeen Drive 760-487-5788


Super Services

racepacepups Purchase three dog runs, get the fourth free. Available to buy in person from 1-3 at the Cardiff 101 booth, or via email or phone on Small Business Saturday. Stop by and say meet to Kimberli on Small Business Saturday to pick up special Frisbees and day of coupons! 760-557-9057


Tasty Bites & Sips

The Best-Wan Pizza Free cup of coffee with breakfast

 148 Aberdeen Drive 760-753-6707

East Coast Pizza Free order of garlic roles with purchase of #3 Combo!

2015 San Elijo Avenue 760-944-1599

Ki’s Restaurant Come in for Breakfast or Lunch and get a Free Strawberry Smoothie or add on a Free spring roll 4:30 to close while dining at Kai’s

2591 S Coast Highway 101 760-436-5236

Pappalecco Cardiff  Will be offering a “Pick One” deal: a single espresso or a single scoop of gelato with the purchase of any savory item from their menu!

2101 San Elijo Avenue 760-230-2940

Seaside Market Live music from 11am – 2pm & Lobstermania!

2087 San Elijo Avenue 760-753-5445

VG Donut & Bakery Earn a free gift basket ticket with every purchase!

106 Aberdeen Drive 760-753-2400


Wellness for Everyone

Cardiff Animal Hospital & Wellness Center Small gift bags and free nail trim or anal gland expression for purchases made on November 25th and December 2nd!

2159 San Elijo Avenue 760-436-3215

Encinitas Bikram Yoga By The Sea Bring a friend for free!

433 Santa Fe Drive 760-809-0528

Gold Coast Chiropractic Center $40 for consultation/exam/X-rays bundle in our office for the event on Saturday (valued at $300)

120 Birmingham Drive, Suite 100 760-944-0563

Pure Life Thai Spa Buy 6 gift certificate and get 1 free, equal or lesser amount. Stop by or call!

2149 Newcastle Avenue 619-307-3310


Stay and Explore

Cardiff by the Sea Lodge 10% off direct booking for two night stay, call to make reservation!

142 Chesterfield Drive 760-944-6474

San Diego Botanic Garden One of the gift shops most popular sellers, the Chala bags will be 20% off on Small Business Saturday only.

230 Quail Gardens Drive 760-436-3036

Shoreline Properties Earn a free gift basket ticket with every purchase!

2093 San Elijo Avenue 619-251-8803


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Earlier Event: August 21
Cardiff Dog Days of Summer
Later Event: December 3
Kringle Mingle