Small Business Saturday was started three years ago by American Express to help boost small business in local communities.
starting early Saturday morning, many small business around Bay County will be opening their doors and welcoming shoppers who are looking for that unique gift. Many stores in St. Andrews and downtown Panama City will be open for business.
Owner of 'Elegant Endeavors' on Harrison Ave, Jane Lindsey says, "it's a good time to get great deals".
"Small business Saturday is wonderful for us because of Corse it brings in shoppers... and you may be looking for one thing and find 5 others things be appreciated for your gift that you are buying for Christmas gift or birthday gifts or special people," says Lindsey.
For a complete list of local businesses participating in Small Business Saturday, Click here.