Shop Small Shop Local

Spend $125 and get a $25 gift card

Our holiday promotion has ended and submissions are closed. Thanks to everyone who participated in our promotion and shopped at downtown businesses.

The San Jose Downtown Association’s Shop Small, Shop Local promotion rewards customers for supporting downtown San Jose’s ground-floor businesses, including retail stores, restaurants, cafes, museums, health and beauty services, local theatre, and entertainment venues. 

How It Works

Spend $125 at downtown businesses between Nov. 24 through Dec. 24, 2023 and you will be sent a $25 gift card to a downtown business. 

How To Get Rewarded

1. Collect receipts totaling $125 or more from businesses located in downtown San Jose’s business improvement district (defined below).  Receipts from small, locally owned businesses are strongly encouraged.

2. Submit your receipts collected between Nov. 24, 2023 and Dec. 24, 2023 and provide your contact information using the form below

3. Receive your gift card in the mail at the address provided on the form below.

We’ll be accepting entries until Jan. 1, 2024! Just make sure your receipts are dated between Nov. 24 and Dec. 24, 2023.

Rules & Details

  • Limited to first 100 qualifying submissions
  • Online retail purchases and gift card receipts are not valid
  • Taxes, gratuity and delivery fees do not count toward the $125 total
  • Receipts must be readable and itemized – date, name of business and full total must be included
  • Receipts may only be submitted once
  • You may participate up to two (2) times by submitting separate receipts and entry form
  • Boundaries: Participating businesses must be located within the Downtown San Jose Business Improvement District, defined as Fourth Street on the east; Interstate 280 on the south; Highway 87 on the west and Julian Street on the north; plus San Jose MarketCenter on Coleman Avenue, Little Italy and the Sharks Store at SAP Center. See Map
  • Receipts accepted from ground-floor businesses such as retail stores, restaurants, cafes, museums, health and beauty services, local theatre, nightlife and entertainment (including receipts for online ticket purchases)
  • Not valid for: Tickets to touring shows and concerts; Sharks tickets; parking; and overnight stays at downtown hotels

If you have additional questions, please send us an email

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