Get ready for the 10th Annual Local First Arizona Independents Week celebration June 27th – July 5th, because this year’s will be the best yet! During Independents Week we want all Arizona residents to declare their independence by supporting of our independent businesses! When we choose locally owned businesses we keep more jobs and dollars right here in our community, and during those hot summer months, our local businesses need our support! Add your name to our online pledge to show your support. On June 27th, you can download the Golden Coupon, good for 20% off at participating local businesses.
Download as many Golden Coupons as you like and Buy Local all week long! The Golden Coupons can also be found in the Southern Arizona Jewish Post and at any one of 20 Passport stops around Southern Arizona. Passport stops include Yikes Toys, Antigone Books, The Running Shop, Deco Proper and many more! Pick up your free Passport to Local Success on June 27th and tour 20 of Southern Arizona’s favorite Indies. Get at least 5 stamps from passport businesses just for stopping by and be entered to win lots of great prizes including gift certificates for local restaurants, breweries and the grand prize – a VIP Summer Staycation package from Hotel Congress. The staycation package includes a room for the night, admission for two for a show at Club Congress and breakfast for two at The Cup Cafe (home of the award winning Cast Iron Baked Eggs). There is no purchase necessary to win. Print your passport by downloading from localfirstaz.com on June 27th, or pick one up at any of the 20 passport stops. Passports and extra golden coupons are also available at the 20 stops. Your Golden Coupons are good at over 100 local businesses, so be sure to check out the latest offers at localfirstaz.com.
Completed passports can be dropped back off at any of the 20 passport stops, mailed in or turned in at the Local First AZ table at the Food on the Streets, Lights in the Sky event on July 4th at Mercado San Agustin. The event starts at 6pm. Join LFA at this fun event at Mercado San Agustin featuring food popular food trucks and live music from the Cochise County All Stars. During the event, the bar at Agustin Kitchen will be serving this year’s special Indie Week Ale from Borderlands Brewing Company – a Grapefruit Hefeweizen brewed with the juice and zest of over 100 locally grown White Marsh grapefruit.