Shop Small Crawl in Downtown Bellefonte

Shop Small in Bellefonte!

Downtown Bellefonte Inc.'s Shop Small Crawl is a fun way to encourage shoppers to check out some of the unique small businesses in our area and maybe find a new-to-you small business.

Announcement: Shop Small Crawl bags are currently sold out. A new stock will arrive the week of December 11 at Belle Mercantile. 

How does it work?

  • On Small Business Saturday, November 26, purchase a Shop Small Crawl Tote Bag for $12 at the Downtown Bellefonte Inc. Welcome Table inside the Little Blue House at 105 N Spring St. (across from Pizza Mia) from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Stop by for music and come inside to warm up with hot chocolate! Totes can also be purchased at our booth at Belle Mercantile from November 26 through December 19, 2022.
  • Collect as many buttons as you can, then email a photo of your tote with a minimum of 15 buttons to to be entered into the grand prize drawing.
  • Between November 26 and December 19, when you make a purchase, tell the participating merchant you are doing the Shop Small Crawl and receive a button.
    • Buttons can be earned by 1) Making a purchase at a participating merchant, or 2) Purchasing a pin for $1.
  • Post a photo of your tote on social media using the #LoveBFT tag and gain one additional entry.

Winner will be announced December 20, 2022. (Update! Because of the bags selling out on Small Business Saturday, we’ve extended the entry deadline for the Crawl grand prize until December 31. Winners will be announced January 3, 2023.)

Grand Prize:

Two grand prize winners will receive a #LoveBFT gift card valued at $250!

The LoveBFT card can be used at any participating businesses. It works just like a MasterCard, but is a digital card.

Meet our Sponsor

Universal Settlement Services of PA, LLC. is a title settlement company, committed to protecting property rights and the American Dream of homeownership. Owner Brandy McAulay brings over 20 years of real estate experience to her clients by combining industry knowledge and a passion for education, staying current on policies and regulations. With headquarters in State College, PA., and additional offices in Altoona, Lewistown, and Muncy, McAulay leads a team of dedicated professionals committed to building client trust and bringing peace of mind to homeowners.

As a woman-owned business, McAulay is a certified member of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), the largest certifier of women-owned businesses in the U.S., and a leading advocate for women business owners and entrepreneurs. A life-long resident of State College, McAulay supports many local charities and non-profit organizations, including Team Ream, The Jared Box Project, Pink Zone, and The Children’s Miracle Network.