Brown is proud to support our local Providence merchants!
Please join the Brown community for “Brown Shops Local” this holiday season.
Stop by the Brown Bookstore on:
Thursday, December 4 from 11:30 am — 5:30 pm
Students, faculty and staff, stop by the Brown Bookstore for:
- a free "Brown Shops Local" tote bag
- free Blue State Coffee or tea
- free cookies
- special goods & offers from over 50 Providence merchants
Exclusive merchandise and discounts
The Brown community will enjoy exclusive merchandise and discounts from independent stores on:
- Thayer Street
- Hope Street
- Wayland Square
- Wickenden Street
- South Main Street
- Jewelry District
Just show your Brown ID and tell them that Brown Shops Local!
In addition, be sure to visit these spirited neighborhood events for the holidays:
- Hope Street Holiday Stroll: Thursday, December 4, 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
- SoMa District Holiday Stroll: Saturday, December 6, 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
- Downcity Holiday Social: Every Saturday between Thanksgiving and Christmas, Noon- 6:00 pm
- Thayer Street Holiday Stroll: Sunday, December 14, Noon - 4:00 pm
- Buy Art Providence, an ongoing promotion of the arts in the Creative Capitol.