According to the 2018 Small Business Economic Impact Study conducted by Econsult Solutions, Inc. (ESI) on behalf of American Express, 67¢ of every dollar spent at a small business stays in the local community.
Of the 67¢, 44¢ goes to the small business owner and employee wages and benefits while the other 23¢ gets reinvested in other local businesses. Shopping local will not only provide your loved ones with gifts that are one of a kind, it also strengthens the economic fabric of your community.
In addition to the joy received while shopping with small businesses in the Cape Region, local shoppers will have the opportunity to win thousands of dollars worth of local gift cards. Just send any receipt from one of our participating locations to ShoppingCape@capegazette.com and you will be entered for a chance to win:
GRAND PRIZE – $500 in local gift cards.
SECOND PLACE – $250 in local gift cards
THIRD PLACE – $150 in local gift cards
Plus, there will be daily drawings for your chance to win $50 gift cards. Daily winning receipts will be placed back in the pool for the grand prize drawing. Individuals may enter as many new receipts as possible, so the more you shop small, the greater your chance at winning!
An award-winning, chef driven restaurant group on the Culinary Coast of Southern Delaware. SoDel Concepts believes in cooking beautiful, simple food, developing the people we work with, and making the world a better place. 12 restaurants from Lewes to Fenwick Island, Delaware.
A full service salon and spa featuring hair cuts, hair styling, haircolor, nail color and make up application. Body treatments including reflexology, Swedish, Deep Tissue, Hot stone, Aromatherapy, and Maternity Massage. Beauty & Relaxation Packages are available for women, men and bridal parties.
MailBiz Express is an independently owned and operated packing, shipping, printing and business services center. Offering freight services, packing supplies, copies, laminating, fax, notary service, passport photos, mailbox rentals, internet access and more.
Pure Haven creates peace of mind by helping people enhance their lifestyle with pure, effective products.
Touch of Italy provides an authentic Italian culinary experience. Favorite menu items include chicken parm, fresh mozzarella, and homemade eclairs. Proud to bring the Italian tradition to costal Delaware and Maryland. Locations in Rehoboth Beach, Lewes, Wilmington, and Ocean City.
Overlooking the 18th green, The Cove Bar & Grille offers stunning lakeside views and a casual dining menu that is sure to delight the whole family. You can’t miss The Cove’s delectable menu offerings. Stop in and enjoy our legendary Orange Crush or a local brew. Open to everyone!
Featuring bold, modern and playful home décor. JennyGems creates and manufactures products that help people discover innovative ways to celebrate all the milestones, people, pets, experiences and special events in their lives including birthdays, weddings and parties.
Custom illustration of people and pets for life’s milestones & moments. We draw from photos you provide! Makes the perfect, personal gift for families, weddings, anniversaries or just for you!
Take a break from the ordinary! Join us on a fantastic cruise across the Delaware Bay. Whether you’re crossing the Delaware Bay for a fun day trip or as part of a long-distance trip, your journey is sure to be a memorable one. Enjoy historic lighthouses, picturesque harbors, & ocean-going vessels.
Conley’s UMC Thrift Shop gives back to the community in many ways. Our pole barn features over 1,800 square feet of furniture, clothing, books, jewelry, and more. Come see our current inventory.
More than your average daycare! An educational center for children of all ages. Offering full-day programs for infants through 5 years, preschool programs, enrichment programs, after school programs, seasonal classes, drop in hourly babysitting, birthday parties, and parent kid play.
We strive to meet and exceed our customers’ satisfaction. No matter what the product or service being provided, we do our best to make sure your experience with us is a great one!
A destination, not just a nursery. Offering a retail garden center, landscape materials, landscape design, and a full-service landscaping company. Seasonal events feature horticulture-themed products and activities for all ages. Location features 16 acres, 70 greenhouses and a Children’s Garden.
Offering a memorable and educational experience, the museum preserves the quickly fading agricultural heritage of Delaware through it’s vast collection of antique farm machinery, exhibits focused on rural life and the historic buildings that comprise the Museum’s 1890’s Village.
Providing “Excellence in Eye Care” since 2003. Patients receive “old-fashioned” personal attention using today’s most modern technology in a “state of the art” full service facility. Our Eye-Q Optical boutique is featuring specials on Dior and Costa this holiday season.
Offering recycled and repurposed art, gift items, home decor, insulated glasses/bottles, vinyl decals, collectables, fine art photography, and custom hand-painted glassware for all occasions. Also offering onsite monogramming and embroidery.
Parcel Plus offers packing, shipping, and business services. Services include shipping, packing services and supplies, copies, fax services, notary service, mailbox rentals and more. Also featuring NEBO flashlights, Melissa & Doug toys, bluetooth ear buds, rubber stamps, natural pet treats.
A local family owned and operated farm with a focus on sustainable farming. Produce is available at the Historic Lewes Farmers Market in season. Also offering CSA subscriptions of fresh produce from April to September. Featuring chemical free produce, pasture raised meat, and free range eggs.
A full-service floral design studio. Attention to every detail will help create memorable events and floral design for all of life’s special occasions from simple centerpieces to elaborate affairs. It’s our passion to make your occasion special.
Delaware’s first and only award winning winery. The vineyards are comprised of Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Merlot. Located in a quiet setting one turn off the highway, the winery is perfect for events and a seasonal farmers’ market.
Everything looks better with flowers! Flowers from Hillside Florist in Milton make any occasion extra special. Offering a variety of fresh flowers and gift ideas to suit a wide range of styles and budgets.
Offering home décor, gifts, candy, cards, clothing and more.
Offers private float therapy in a clean, calm and welcoming environment. Float therapy can be used as pain management, sports recovery, stress relief and relaxation. The body is relieved of the effects of gravity, the senses are restored and physical & mental stress are alleviated.
Atlantic Jewelry is the largest fine jewelry retailer in the region and features the custom jewelry brand Harry K. Come see the Harry K collection which features the finest quality diamonds and gemstones and excellent craftsmanship. Select or design the piece of your dreams!
Christmas trees begin arriving the Tuesday before Thanksgiving. Selected for soft needles, pleasant aroma, strong straight branches that can support heavier ornaments, and superior needle retention.
Firm offering dependable legal advice. Providing services in estate planning, estate administration and probate, adult guardianships, qualification for Medicaid, family law matters, and business law.
Along the coast, nothing signals the start of the holiday season like a sip of Lewes Dairy’s eggnog. The eggnog has been bottled between Thanksgiving and New Year’s for more than 40 years. Enjoy the creamy, velvety treat today. It is sold in quart and half-gallon containers at local grocery stores.
The Quartet has been playing together since 1999 and performs at over 200 weddings and corporate events each year. Offering a wide repertoire of classical, show tunes, Beatles and popular music. What sets the Shrewsbury String Quartet apart from other musicians is how easy it is to work with them.
A family owned and operated full-service jewelry store that has been serving Rehoboth Beach for over 38 years. Stop in to see a wide range of fine jewelry or inquire about custom jewelry design and jewelry repair.
Delmarva Peninsula’s premier chauffeured transportation provider since 2005. Providing a first class experience with unparalleled service in the most comfortable surroundings possible. Transportation for all your needs- Weddings, Corporate Accounts, Airport Services, Nights Out, and more.
A locally owned store featuring the best selection of lighting, lamps and fans at the best value. With over 75 years of combined experience, our expert team will make it easy for you to showcase your home with just the right lighting solutions.
A shop featuring many spiritual products such as herbs, oils, stones and crystals. Other offerings include monthly classes on spirituality, full moon gatherings on Lewes Beach, energy healing, and psychic readings.
A locally owned and operated full service garage door company offering 24 hour service. Offering garage doors in all styles and materials in addition to garage door openers and garage door repairs.
A locally owned and operated sporting clay range. Featuring over 80 acres of land, 66 shooting stations, tournaments and concealed carry classes. We offer everything needed to enjoy a fun day of shooting sporting clays, 5-stand, and wobble trap.
A Delaware-based custom home builder and renovation expert. Accomplishments include large-scale planned communities and off-site custom and semi-custom homes including charming in-land cottages, luxury beach cottages and exquisite upscale homes located throughout Delaware and the Beach Region.
At Tom Dodge Central Vacuum LLC, we sell, install and repair high-quality central vacuum systems in the Greensboro, MD area and beyond. Get your home or business looking spotless with a quick phone call to us today!
Featuring superior service to help customers find the perfect shoe and perfect fit. Product lines include shoes that are designed to make your feet feel good and function better, as well as shoe accessories to improve comfort. The right shoe can change your life!
An independently owned community bank with ten banking locations in the mid-shore area of Maryland and Delaware. PSB strives to always deliver a personal customer experience supported by the most advanced technology and services.
Offering creative Mediterranean coastal Italian cuisine, with fresh seafood and homemade goodness. Our menu delights in homemade pasta, sauces, fire-stone pizza, fresh baked bread, and so much more!
Coastal inspired food and spirits made from seasonal locally-sourced ingredients. Served in a sophisticated yet comfortable gathering place.
Toys for creative minds and active bodies, plus the clothes kids love to wear. Featuring games, puzzles, dolls, science kits, arts & crafts, puppets, plush, outdoor toys, beach toys, kites, books, construction toys, newborn & toddler toys, baby gift items, clothing, hats, footwear, and accessories.
A bistro in Milton offering artisan pizzas, specialty coffee drinks, amazing sandwiches, salads, and pastries. Stop in for all your sips, eats & treat combinations!
Specializing in blow outs, Grove + Evelyn is a boutique salon created to help maintain beautiful hair! Offering blow-outs, updos, cuts, color, extensions, and makeup. Open for appointments, walk-ins, parties, and groups. Featuring R+Co hair products and Beautycounter make up products.
Rehoboth’s Beach unique eyeglass and sunglass boutique. Featuring current trends, emerging brands, and a wide selection of inventory. Fashion, design, concepts, materials and systems are reflected in the brands carried at the boutique.
An internet cafe and CBD lounge. Offering Coffee, Tea, Croissants, Sandwiches, Espresso, Cappuccino, Latte, CBD, CBD products, Internet, Computer Rental, Cold Drinks, Chips, and Computer Services.
Offering an extensive service list from hardscaping to lighting to irrigation, lawn care, maintenance, snow removal and a nursery on site that is open to the public. Bella Terra is family owned and operated and takes a personal interest in your home and outdoor living spaces.
Located in the heart of Downtown Historic Milton. Enjoy outdoor dining along the Broadkill River or inside the authentic Irish-style bar. Stop in for lunch, dinner, happy hour or late night fare. Open 364 days a year from 11am to 1am. Features daily specials and live music.
A unique new concept connecting learning, fun, and entertainment. Offering an exciting selection of STEM experiments, activities and projects that are suitable for kids in grades K-6, but younger and older kids won’t have a hard time engaging in the fun either!
Traditional local favorites, newly conceptualized entrées and twists on classic recipes served in a warm, casual atmosphere. Featuring steaks, seafood, and more.
Offering a variety of flooring including carpeting, hardwood, laminate and vinyl in a no-pressure sales environment. Stop in and ask for a quote today!
Delaware’s first and only Aveda lifestyle salon. Offering salon, barber, and spa services in downtown Rehoboth Beach. Services include massages, couples massages, facials, pedicures, manicure, hair, make-up, group parties, and bridal parties!
Family owned and managed since 1971. Home of the famous Nic-o-Boli®. Also featuring pizza, pasta, salad, sandwiches and more at two Rehoboth Beach locations: First Street and Rehoboth Avenue.
A Rehoboth Beach tradition, the Summer House is known for its fresh, well-prepared food presented in an upscale yet relaxed atmosphere. Specialties include jumbo lump crabcakes, tender barbecued ribs and chicken, just-ground burgers, veal and wild mushroom meatloaf, and monster steaks.
Looking to buy, sell or rent a home in Rehoboth Beach, Lewes, Sussex County, Coastal Delaware, or Coastal Maryland…one of our REALTORS® are ready to assist you. Specializing in residential and commercial sales and featuring a rental division to meet your rental needs.
Heidi Lowe Gallery is a contemporary art jewelry gallery exhibiting works by owner Heidi Lowe, and by numerous artists from around the world. We specialize in designing and creating custom jewelry pieces and also offer a variety of metalsmithing and jewelry classes, taught by Heidi Lowe.
CertaPro Painters® of Rehoboth, DE is pleased to provide the best professional painting in and around Rehoboth Beach. Offering interior, exterior, residential and commercial services.
The Cooking, Dining, and Entertaining Source! A one-stop destination for products used for the preparation and serving of food. Featuring everything from kitchen electrics and cookware to gourmet food and kitchen textiles to kitchen tools. Check our website for in-store demonstrations and events.
A must-try coastal restaurant and event venue featuring exciting twists on classic pub fare. Enjoy an expansive beer, wine and cocktail list including a signature beer, Kodiak Gold, brewed by Dewey Beer Co. Make yourself at home while you experience a delicious and fun culinary experience.
Located along the canal in downtown Lewes. Enjoy water views when you stop in for fresh local seafood, oysters from near and far, Maryland crab meat, a lobster tank, American classics, Irish fare, and vegetarian selections. Offering daily specials and live entertainment.
A fine jewelry store located on Baltimore Avenue in Rehoboth offering designer jewelry, custom design work, and repair services. The ultimate destination for the best fabulous fine jewelry and unparalleled customer service.
Your one stop party store! Wedding invitations and complete line of wedding accessories. Also offering color coordinated paper and plastic products decorations for all occasions! Balloons, Birthday Supplies, Party Favors, Birthday Party Decorations and more.
A unique and intimate chef owned bistro-style eatery with a relaxing atmosphere. Features seasonally inspired dishes that showcase locally sourced ingredients. The food is simply prepared and lovingly crafted.
A staff of enthusiastic travel counselors with vast product knowledge and experience, combined with a desire to provide the highest standard of personal service. Jetset Travel welcomes the opportunity to serve your travel needs and demonstrate our commitment to providing your best travel value.
A collection of painted furniture, home decor, candles, clothing and gifts, many of which are antique or vintage and upcycled. Featuring unique crafted products and art, designed and hand made in the USA and by local makers.
A gift shop and studio featuring Sara England designs. Sara has drawn and painted over 100 dog breeds, and offers her fun designs on matted prints, sandstone coasters and many more unique products. Search for your favorite dog, designs, and products. Order online or call for custom orders.
Pet grooming salon with locations in Millsboro, Milton, and Georgetown. Family-owned and operated for over 20 years. Your pet will be treated with patience and kindness as they enjoy a comfy grooming experience.
Offering wholesale and retail landscape supplies to the mid-Atlantic area since 1978. Products include mulch, sod, compost, stone, sand, and more. Grizzly’s does not sell or promote chemical fertilizers… nature is the miracle! Also offering mulching services.
Lewes, Delaware’s premiere full service Aveda Exclusive Salon. Featuring salon and spa services and a boutique with jewelry, scarves, handbags, gifts, and more. Visit for a salon or spa appointment and experience Pure Bliss.
Enjoy the serene ambiance of the Spa at the Bellmoor Inn. Choose from head-to-toe treatments such as restorative massage therapies, rehydrating skin treatments, nourishing nail care and skin-smoothing waxing services. Come spoil yourself, get away, and restore your body, mind and soul.
Featuring multiple vendors offering a unique and unusual mix of items for your home and garden. Offering vintage goods, furniture, local art, clothing, home goods, homemade candles and more!
The Museum exhibits and artifacts bring to life Delaware’s wartime stories of submarine encounters and surrender, daring actions of civilian pilots, and hometown heroes who sacrificed for our freedom. The Great Dune Overlook Events Venue is available for weddings, concerts, meetings, and more.
Whether you’re shopping for a Teen Titan or any age, Ogre’s Grove has great geeky gifts. In addition to unique comics and statues in stock, the Ogre can special order titles and toys that are not available at big-box retailers. The shop also offers handmade and local art, jewelry, magnets and more!
Now located in Coastal Plaza on Route 1. Offering a large variety of fishing supplies for all types of fishing. Also offering truck racks, outerwear, rain gear, sunglasses, boating supplies and more.
Offering designer women’s fashion, active wear, and handcrafted jewelry. Imbibe your soul with a refreshing hand selected line of designer women’s clothing and accessories. Shop in store or online and ask about the rewards program!
Comprised of 17 concepts across Delaware, the Big Fish Restaurant Group takes pride in delivering quality food at reasonable prices paired with unparalleled hospitality whether you’re seeking an intimate, romantic atmosphere, a family friendly environment or a local neighborhood bar feel.
Sheri Jones is a Licensed Massage Therapist, graduated from The Academy of Massage & Bodywork as well as The Medical Center of Delaware School of Radiologic Technology. Sheri offers the Manual Lymphatic Drainage/Vodder Technique, The Spurgeon Method Therapeutic Massage, Reflexology and Reiki.
Millman’s Appliances® is a local, family owned appliances store located in Lewes, DE. Offering over 69 of the best brands in home Appliances. Service available for items purchased at Millman’s Appliances.
A gift shop filled with bling, gemstones, note cards, jewelry, whimsy, tee shirts, caps, organic teas, hot sauces, novelties, charms, trinkets, LGBT gifts and 12 Step Recovery items.
With over 30 years of experience in the jewelry business, Conversation Peace Jewelers offers fine jewelry, jewelry repairs, custom design, watch batteries and more. Owner Ingrid K Handle brings passion, commitment, and dedication to her customer’s jewelry needs.
Since 1960, Carltons Men’s and Women’s Apparel provides memorable shopping experiences for tourists and locals alike featuring resort-influenced lifestyle apparel. Exceptional service ensures a pleasurable visit.
While touring Europe Chef Paul Tagliaferro Cullen fell in love with fine wine, exquisitely prepared food and the culture that surrounds both. Today he brings these experiences into your home and life. Services and products include, in-home dining, private label wine, travel experiences, and classes.
Located on a historic, five-acre farm, Lavender Fields at Warrington Manor is Delaware’s premier lavender farm. Offering seasonal lavender plants, bath and body products, honey from our own beehives, culinary items and a wide variety of Delaware handcrafted items, including Soap Fairy products.