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The Golden Envelope

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Imagine yourself shopping at your favorite store during Small Business Saturday (Nov 26) and when the friendly store employee hands you your shopping bag, you discover a Golden Envelope hidden inside. What could it be? What's inside? Is this the only one?

Spoiler alert! There will be 300 Golden Envelopes hidden in bags throughout Downtown shops and each one will contain special prizes. Some may have a $10 gift card to a Downtown retailer, some may contain a voucher for a free hot chocolate at your favorite coffee shop and several will definitely have lots of Downtown Dollars. Grand prizes include tickets to Santa Cruz Warriors, $200 gift card to Dell Williams, $100 gift card to Virgo SC and many more fun prizes. 

Contest participation requires purchase of $50-75, depending on participating business's required minimum. 

We will have THOUSANDS of dollars in prizes!

Businesses participating in Golden Envelope: 

Penny Ice Creamery

Artisans & agency

Mission Hill Creamery

Pacific Cookie Company

Dell Williams

Level Up Video Games

Kianti's Pizza & Pasta Bar





Virgo SC

Pono Hawaiian Grill

Bookshop Santa Cruz 

Cat's Meow

Bunny's Shoes

Lupulo Craft Beer House

Sockshop & Shoe Company

Angel Aura Vintage

Old School Shoes

Downtown Santa Cruz Info Kiosk (Downtown Dollar purchase)

Flower Bar

Childish (Downtown)

Pacific Thai

Super Silver

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