Plaid FridayShow your support for local and independent businesses and wear PLAID

Plaid Friday celebrates the diversity and creativity of local and independent businesses. It’s a fun and enjoyable alternative to the big box store “Black Friday” consumer frenzy. Also, it’s a way to show your support for Monadnock Buy Local – a network of locally owned businesses, organizations and citizens working to build a stronger local economy. So plan to wear PLAID all day on November 25th!

Plaid Friday Hubs

These businesses pledge to photograph customers decked out in plaid and answer questions about Plaid Friday and Monadnock Buy Local.

Plaid Friday Photo Booth

Wearing plaid on Plaid Friday? Be sure to get your photo taken with Local Photographer Kimberly Peck. Monadnock Buy Local will add photos to our annual collage, celebrating all who wore plaid and showed their support for locally owned businesses and our local economy. Where's her booth?  We'll let you know!  Location TBA.

Plaid Friday Specials

We'll compile a list of specials here.  Stay tuned!

Plaid Friday History

Plaid Friday was created in Oakland, CA to bring back the times when shopping for friends and family was a pleasurable leisurely activity.  Now it is celebrated throughout the nation as part of the Shift Your Shopping Campaign.

Why support local? 

Read more about the Monadnock Region Indie Impact Study and Top 10 Reasons to Buy Local.

Last year's event on Facebook

Last year's promotional material -- stay tuned for 2016 materials:

Please print and hang posters and share images on social media

Are you an independent business owner? Find out how you can participate in Plaid Friday.  Email us today!

2015 PLAID FRIDAY SPONSORS

A big THANK YOU to this year’s Plaid Friday sponsors: Brown Computers, Cheshire Horse, Hannah Grimes Marketplace, Howard’s Leather, Jeni’s Skin Care, Joseph’s Coat, Keene Door, Keene Sentinel, Korvin Appliance, MB Massage Studio, Monadnock Food Co-op, Monadnock United Way, New England Everyday Goods, Of Moose and Mountain, One Stop Country Pet Supply, Paragon Digital Marketing, Small Business Journal, Ted’s Shoe & Sports and W. S. Badger.

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