From November 29 toDecember 15, do your holiday shopping in Solana Beach!

You’ll find plenty of shopportunities in Solana Beach this Holiday Season. Once you’ve had your fill of turkey and treats, it’s time to get serious about what goes under the tree. On November 29, the Solana Beach Chamber of Commerce and City of Solana Beach begin hosting their second annual Shop Solana Beach for the Holidays campaign, offering tons of fabulous opportunities to take advantage of sales, discounts, and specials — all from local merchants!

Throughout the year, but especially during the holiday season, Solana Beach is filled with unique one-of-a-kind gifts and services — all available from local businesses, specialty shops, restaurants, boutiques, health spas and beauty salons. This abundance of great deals is spread throughout our beautiful city.

So make your list, then go strolling for bargains down our newly remodeled historic Highway 101. Enjoy an afternoon shopping the charming Cedros Design District. Drop into the Lomas Santa Fe Plaza for holiday discounts. And, visit the Towne Centre and other locations around town to pick-up that special gift for that special someone on your list. Too tired to cook after all that shopping? Don’t forget to grab a bite at one of the local restaurants, cafes, and bistros generously offering special deals during the campaign.

While you’re out buying gifts for others you may win a gift for yourself. One lucky shopper will win prizes valued at more than $500!

So keep your eyes open, because on November 22, participating merchants will begin displaying Shop Solana Beach for the Holidays posters. Then, on November 25, don’t forget to check our website for a list of participating merchants and details of individual merchants special offers: www.shopsolanabeachfortheholidays.com

Did you know that for every $100 dollars you spend at an independent local merchant that $45 stays in our community?

By supporting our local businesses, we keep our community vibrant and alive. Make the choice to break that mouse-clicking habit and avoid the traffic and insanity of the malls and big-box stores. Remember, spending dollars close to home means a strong positive impact to our local economy.

Shopping local, not only supports our neighborhood merchants and businesses, but it helps Solana Beach maintain our distinctive community character, strengthens our employment and tax basis’ and provides a greater number of future opportunities and services for local residents.