You Need To Be At Makers + Shakers: Boozy Artisan Market This Small Business Saturday 2017

Drink, Shopping, Things to Do


Written by Lauren Spoth

Published on November 16, 2017

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“Get in losers we’re going shopping” – Queen B Regina George

Everyone, meet Makers + Shakers: Boozy Artisan Market! AKA where Buffalo’s best small businesses, artists, chefs, and vendors will be taking over the entire first floor of the historic Hotel Lafayette on Small Business Saturday, November 25th for the shopping event you’ve all been waiting for. Because who says shopping needs to be boring amirite?
Picture it: 80+ vendors, free booze samples, a live DJ, a build your own Bloody Mary bar, some magical concoction called Unicorn Mimosas, free stuff. Into it? Keep reading.
More than just a vendor market, Makers + Shakers is going to be a hella fetch party. Over 70 local business, shop owners, and artisans will be selling sweet stuff that you actually want to buy while 10 local booze-makers – 42 North Brewery, Black Button Distillery, Bootleg Bucha (yeah we know but they’re still p awesome), Buffalo Distilling, Chateau Buffalo, Lakewood Spirits, Midgard Winery, Resurgence Brewing Co., and Ten Thousand Vines Winery – sample and sell stuff that you actually want to drink. Plus, there will be live art demonstrations from local artists Chuck Tingley and Edreys Wajed and live music from Buffalo’s own DJ Crespo Beats, which is pretty grool. Bonus: Each vendor will have special giveaways exclusively for attendees of Makers + Shakers to win free stuff. Holla!
At the event attendees will have full access to wander the entire first floor of the magnificent Hotel Lafayette so you agree, you think it’s really pretty? where they will happily find a build-your-own Bloody Mary bar, Unicorn Mimosas, breakfast sammies, Stinger subs, and cash bars with local beer, wine, and cocktails for their drinking/eating pleasure.
PS: There will be a coat check so you can ditch those heavy ass winter coats, and free parking will be available on the streets and in the Adam Ramp #weekendsftw. Valet parking will also be available for an additional charge, so all you ballers out there go on and live your best life. See you there! Xoxo, Step Out Buffalo

Makers + Shakers: Boozy Artisan Market

Date & Time: Saturday, November 25th (11am-5pm)
Place: Hotel at The Lafayette (391 Washington Street, Buffalo, NY, 14203)
Tickets: ​$5- Presale > HERE / $5- At the door
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Written by <a href="" target="_self">Lauren Spoth</a>

Written by Lauren Spoth

Lauren is the Creative Marketing Director at Step Out Buffalo aka the person who posts all those memes on social. A lover of Buffalo, food, travel, and animals, she can usually be found trying different local restaurants while planning her next adventure and asking passersby if she can pet their dog. Follow her dog-petting adventures on Instagram @laurenspoth
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