Most shoppers already know about the steals from retail giants offering big blowouts on Black Friday, but they usually forget to turn an ear to some special offers from small businesses in the area.
Here’s a round-up of holiday deals submitted to us from local New Orleans businesses:
Bubba Gump Shrimp Company: 429 Decatur Street, New Orleans – The retail market at Bubba Gump Shrimp Company offers Black Friday deals on merchandise starting at $5 and a free gift with a $50 purchase.
Cajun Encounters: If you’re looking for a cool gift idea, this local tour company offers 50 percent off tours purchased on Cyber Monday, Nov. 28. The company provides educational tours of the swamps, city, cemeteries, and plantations in and around New Orleans.
Klutch Cosmetics: The Outlet Collection at Riverwalk, 500 Port of New Orleans, New Orleans – Shoppers get a 30 percent discount on all merchandise.
KREWE: 809 Royal Street, New Orleans – The designer eyewear store will offer 20 percent off most frames on Black Friday through Sunday.
Mignon Faget: Various locations in New Orleans and Metairie – Specials from the local jewelry designer include savings up to 30 percent off the entire store during their “Buy More, Save More Sale.” Shoppers get 20 percent off purchases totaling $100 to $249, 25 percent off purchases totaling $250 to $499 and 30 percent off purchases totaling $500 or more.
New Orleans Legendary Walking Tours: This local tour company offers 50 percent off tours purchased on Cyber Monday, Nov. 28. The company provides walking tours of the French Quarter, Garden District, cemeteries and sites of haunted legends.
Nola Tropical Winery: The Outlet Collection at Riverwalk, 500 Port of New Orleans, New Orleans – Get a Black Friday deal at this winery. Buy two cases, and receive 20 percent off. Buy two bottles, and receive half off a third bottle. Spend over $40 and receive a complimentary tasting glass.
Nordstrom Rack: The Outlet Collection at Riverwalk, 500 Port of New Orleans, New Orleans – Shoppers will receive an additional 30 percent off red tag clearance items in-store and online Nov. 24 – Nov. 28.
Optical Shop of New Orleans: 611 Canal Street, New Orleans & French Market – This luxury and sport sunglasses boutique will offer shoppers 20 percent to 30 percent off all luxury brands, such as Tiffany & Co, Prada, Gucci, Versace, Persol and Oliver Peoples. The store will also offer 15 percent off their lifestyle/sports collections, such as Ray Ban, Costa del Mar, Oakley and Maui Jim.
Passion Lilie: 3207 Burgundy Street, New Orleans – #FairIsTheNewBlack at this local fair trade clothing line. The store offers discounts in-store and online from Black Friday, Nov. 25 to “Fair Tuesday,” Nov. 29. Shoppers spending $50 get a free fabric tote bag. Get 25 percent off clearance items with the coupon code “FairIsTheNewBlack,” and get 10 percent off regular priced items with the coupon code “SmallBiz.”
Porter Lyons: 631 Toulouse Street, New Orleans – The French Quarter jewelry and accessory boutique will offer shoppers a special promotion of 20 percent off all jewelry and 50 percent off their agate collection. The store’s pop-up gallery, featuring the paintings of Olesya Ianovitch, will also offer shoppers 20 percent off artwork with the purchase of two or more paintings. Shoppers can also enjoy a complimentary cold brew coffee by local coffee extraordinaire, Black & Cold Vietnamese Coffee, while exploring deals.
Ralph Brennan Restaurant Group: The popular restaurant group offers a special on gift cards. Customers can buy $100 in Ralph Brennan gift cards and receive a $25 holiday bonus gift card. The bonus gift card is valid at any Ralph Brennan restaurant for the year of 2017 and must be used all at once. The special runs from Nov. 25 to Dec. 30. Purchase online, in person at any Ralph Brennan restaurant or by phone.
Xtreme Xperience: 11075 Nicolle Boulevard, Avondale – The exotic car driving experience at NOLA Motorsports Park will offer 30 percent off “Exotic Car Racetrack Xperiences” for purchases both on the day of and for future bookings made on Friday, Nov. 25. The business will also offer up to $250 back on the purchase of an Xtreme Xperience gift card. Customers can also take advantage of the deals online with the promo code “BLACKFRIDAY.”