Shop Local SB Contest Underway

City Unveils "Shop Local SB" Contest to Boost Support for Local Businesses
Posted on Dec 20, 2023

City of San Bernardino Unveils "Shop Local SB" Contest
to Boost Support for Local Businesses

This holiday season, San Bernardino has announced the launch of "Shop Local SB," an exciting program that puts the spotlight on the City’s local businesses. As part of the program, residents and visitors are invited to support local commerce and win prizes through two different "Shop Local SB” promotions.

“Discovering the unique businesses in our City is exciting and serves as a reminder as to what makes San Bernardino special,” said Amanda Hernandez, San Bernardino Economic Development Manager. “In addition, shopping locally contributes to the prosperity of the City by supporting local jobs and business owners, creating a positive multiplier effect throughout the entire community.”

Approximately 50 local businesses are already participating in the program, including: The Factorie, Knight Skate, Guadalajara Furniture, Tacos Don Ramon, Revival Arcade, and Invictus Barber Company.

The current “Shop Local SB” promotions include a social media contest and a drawing for participants who shop locally between now and the end of the year. Prizes for both contests are being supplied by the participating businesses.

Shop Local SB Contest Rules:

  • Spend a minimum of $25 at a participating San Bernardino business by December 31, 2023.
  • Eligible submissions receive a free gift bag (while supplies last), notified via email.
  • Submit receipts via the online form dated through December 31, 2023.
  • One submission per household, with a City of San Bernardino address.
  • Prizes generously provided by participating local businesses.

Shop Local SB Social Media Contest Rules:

  • Post a picture on Instagram with a participating local business.
  • Submit a screenshot of the post via the online form by December 31, 2023.
  • Follow and tag the Economic Development Department's Instagram (@sbcityced).
  • Include the hashtag #ShopLocalSB in your post.
  • One entry allowed per Instagram handle account, with a chance to win an exclusive prize.

Winners will be randomly selected from qualified submissions on Wednesday, January 10, 2024,

To learn more about the program, to see the list of participating businesses, or to submit an entry, please visit the City of San Bernardino’s Shop Local SB website

For San Bernardino businesses wanting to participate in this or future promotions, contact Joanna Gavilanes at [email protected] or (909) 384-7272 extension 3513. There is no cost to participate.