SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwired - November 24, 2014) - As the holiday season approaches, University Village invites Seattle shoppers to support locally-owned small businesses in celebration of Small Business Saturday on November 29.

This week, local shoppers can enter for a chance to win a gift basket filled with local goodies on the University Village Facebook page. Worth more than $950, the basket features items from University Village's local shops including Metropolitan Pilates, Molly Moon's Homemade Ice Cream, Sole Food, Zovo Lingerie, Something Silver and Mrs. Cook's.

With more than 40 locally-owned small businesses at University Village including The Confectionery, Kid's Club, Elemental Pizza, Paint the Town, glassybaby, Mercer and more, the shopping center is a destination to kick-off holiday shopping while supporting local merchants.

About University Village

Located just north of downtown Seattle, University Village is an open-air lifestyle shopping center which offers a unique formula of locally-owned boutiques and signature national retailers. University Village is a regional destination for home furnishings, popular fashions and unique gift items with a distinct collection of restaurants and eateries. Holiday hours are 9am to 9pm from November 28 through December 30. For more information, visit or follow University Village on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or Pinterest.

Contact Information:

Leanne Strohmeier
Director of Promotions