140+ ways to shop local for Small Business Saturday in Columbia, SC

Soda City in fall | Photo by COLAtoday team

This weekend is Small Business Saturday, and we thought what better way to support, shop, + see some of Columbia’s local small businesses than Soda City

Rain or shine — year round, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. — Soda City is a collection of local entrepreneurs who bring unique pieces, hand-crafted items, and Southeast produce to fill your belly, brain, + body in the heart of downtown on Main Street every Saturday.  

Soda City Market is a microcosm of Columbia, a melting pot of cultures, and an inviting community experience. Without further ado, Here’s a roundup of 140+ Soda City vendors to shop local this holiday season.

Southeast produce stand | Photo by COLAtoday team

🍐 Vendors who fill your belly:

  1. 323 Ranch | Beef + pork cuts, sausages, and eggs. 
  2. Adam’s Apples and More | Apple butters, jams, marinades + chow chow. 
  3. Agape Chocolates | Every product sold helps to feed a local child. 
  4. Ally and Eloise Bakeshop
  5. Art of Charcuterie
  6. Belgian Waffle Truck
  7. BKeD SHoP Donuts
  8. Boeshreen | Middle Eastern cuisine.
  9. Brazilian Taste
  10. Brown Sistaz Island Vibz | Authentic Jamaican cuisine.
  11. Buds Mobile Cafe | Mississippi Delta food, like shrimp + grits and fried fish. 
  12. Caffeine Cabin
  13. Carolina Cookin’ | Southern favorites.
  14. Carolina Doughboys
  15. Carolina Popcorn Co.
  16. Carrie Vine’s Homemade Treats | Made-from-scratch dessert bars.
  17. Cozy Corner Deli
  18. Curiosity Coffee
  19. DeVendra’s Vegan Delights Bakery
  20. Donut Guy
  21. Elevation Catering | Try its “Bubbleicious” waffles with options like mac + cheese and fried chicken. 
  22. Embellished Dough | Handmade custom sugar cookies. 
  23. Fat Baby Baking Co.
  24. Gin’s Juice
  25. Gorilla Boost | Plant-based superfoods. 
  26. Gruber Farms
  27. Haiku Coffee 575
  28. Indah Coffee
  29. Indian Palace
  30. Kingz Peanut Truck | Boiled peanuts with flavors like garlic pepper + cajun. 
  31. Kīpuka Coffee & Plant House
  32. Kiss My Grits Cafe
  33. Lauralee’s Kitchen | Shop jams, okra, + pecans. 
  34. Lil’ House of Pizza
  35. Los Bellos Portales | Latin American cuisine
  36. Los Chicanos | This Mexican food truck was rated the best mobile food in Columbia. 
  37. Lowcountry Olive Oil 
  38. Lulu’s Natural Delights | Seasonal jellies, jams + syrups. 
  39. Luna’s Grill
  40. Mary’s Arepas | A Colombian favorite, these come in varieties like breakfast, cheese + chicken. 
  41. Meet your Cremator | These handcrafted hot sauces are not for the faint of heart. 
  42. Mixes & Moore | This UofSC student-run start-up sells jars of mixes for anything from M&M cookies to three-bean chili. 
  43. Paella South
  44. Potato Man
  45. Pupuseria
  46. Salvanorena Sandrita 65
  47. Rambo Fat Cat Biscuits
  48. Rio Bertolini Pasta
  49. Shwarma VGfood
  50. Street Thai Food
  51. Sweet Dreams Edible Cookie Dough
  52. Thai Orchid Restaurant
  53. The Arepa Chef
  54. The Sweet Shoppe
  55. The Warmouth
  56. Toms Creek Family Farms | Fresh-picked produce, eggs, olive oil + more. 
  57. Trini Lime Caribbean Cafe
  58. Upper Crust | Try one of its varieties of brownies. 
  59. Venezuela in One Bite
  60. Vital Mission Farm
  61. Yankee and the Belle Foods
 Garden Province | Photo by COLAtoday team

🧠 Vendors who exercise your brain:

  1. Abue’s Wooden Creations
  2. BackyardKoi & ART
  3. Bee Bottom Art | Explore the collection of tiny art pieces. 
  4. Beyond Candles and Gifts
  5. Blue Dasher Laser Designs | Get a custom laser piece for the perfect unique gift. 
  6. Brain Boy Creations | Shop original paintings. 
  7. Cobble & Vine Candle Co. | These candles are handmade from organic ingredients. 
  8. Color Me Special | Check out its embroidered products, like kitchen towels and face masks. 
  9. Copper Loft Designs | Explore its unique jewelry pieces from up-cycled copper. 
  10. Cross & Nail Leather
  11. Deeda’s Treasures
  12. Dolphin Wood House | Prioritize your self care with its luxury bath items. 
  13. Eaddy Acres | A local farm in Chapin that offers high-quality vegetables, fresh-cut flowers and artisan soaps. 
  14. Englishman’s Frame Shop | Check out its vintage framed posters. 
  15. Flora & Fauna | Shop natural soaps, scrubs, lip balms + more. 
  16. Garden Province | Calling all plant lovers — explore its collections of succulents, cacti + air plants. 
  17. Her Candle Company
  18. Infinite Treasures | Shop its unique gemstone jewelry, crystal, copper and wood carved ankhs, talismans, and original decorum pieces.
  19. January Remington | Explore its handmade soy candles. 
  20. Jedenshop
  21. Jesse Brantley Studio | Check out its modern artwork that includes everything from street art to digital creations.
  22. Joe Sizemore
  23. Johnson Hollow | If you’re looking for a unique gift, browse its hand-turned wood creations. 
  24. JRL Fine Art | Explore wall art prints, tabletop decor & wearable art.
  25. K&C Pet Treats
  26. KY Fresh Cut Flowers
  27. Kyle Smith Pottery | Check out unique pottery pieces, like ginger graters, spoon rests + sponge holders. 
  28. Lil Artist Bri
  29. Lowcountry Brand
  30. Meeting and Market | Get into the holiday spirit with its scented soy wax candles. 
  31. Metal Works
  32. Mod Clothing
  33. Oba Essentials | These luxurious body care products are made with simple, high-quality ingredients. 
  34. Poke
  35. Pottery for Daze | Check out its hand-made and hand-painted pottery. 
  36. Revyved Records
  37. Sebastian Harper/ KiRoKa Essentials | Natural and plant-based good vibes for the body and home.
  38. Seminole Candle Company
  39. Shirldart | Shop watercolor kids room decor. 
  40. Shop Mea Home | Check out its rustic home decor. 
  41. Student-Made Store | Shop art from this student-run stand that promotes student-entrepreneurship + creativity at UofSC.
  42. Susan’s Succulents and Cacti
  43. The Garden Soapery | Shop homemade soaps, sugar scrubs, lotions + more. 
  44. The Purple Mushroom | Explore products from this boutique indoor mushroom farm in Irmo. 
  45. The Upside Down Collection | This jewelry company was founded to show the upside to Down syndrome. 
  46. ThirtyThree Butterflies | Shop trendy + modern dog bandanas and get yourself a matching scrunchie while you’re at it. 
  47. Thorn and Finch | Explore handmade macramé items. 
  48. Truesdale Barkery | Treat your pup with healthy, preservative-free treats. 
  49. Vang Flowers
  50. Vista Art and Framing | Channel your inner gamecock with SC-themed artwork. 
  51. Viva Claire Collection | This jewelry is 14k gold-filled, so it won’t tarnish and is safe for everyday wear. 
  52. Wag More Pets | Get your furry friend looking stylish with these handmade dog collars. 

🧢 Vendors who cover your body:

  1. A Stitch of Faith | Shop kids’ clothing, aprons + more. 
  2. Alter Oceans | Every purchase helps raise money for coral reef restoration. 
  3. Artisan Tees
  4. CanaBliss Farmacy | Explore its CBD products that serve a variety of purposes.
  5. Caroline Sandlin Jewelry
  6. Charleston Hemp Collective
  7. Copper Nugget
  8. Eagle House Botanicals | Shop its premium CBD products. 
  9. Enough Vintage
  10. Gee Your Dog Smells Terrific
  11. Harlem’s Closet | Shop vintage clothing and sneakers. 
  12. Head Trauma Vintage
  13. Internet Crush
  14. Kathren Česká Jewelry
  15. Loopy Loomers | Check out its creative hat designs. 
  16. Marsha Marsha Jewelry
  17. Modern Companion | A specialty pet boutique that offers accessories, chew toys + more. 
  18. Needle and Thread Co.
  19. One Folk
  20. Pannerpete Vintage | Stay trendy with 80s and 90s clothing finds. 
  21. RD Naturals | Shop elderflower products from a registered dietician. 
  22. Regal Lounge
  23. SC WildFlours
  24. Shop Elby | Fulfill all your loungewear needs. 
  25. Staying Young | Check out its trademark joggers, which are known for its comfort + style. 
  26. Super Thrifty
  27. Swiff Brand | Shop its modern clothing collection. 
  28. Uniquely MC | One of its gift sets makes the perfect holiday gift. 
  29. Vintage Survival | Explore one-of-a-kind, vintage items. 
  30. WaistBeads Drip | Learn more about waistbeads and the lifestyle associated with them. 

Nonprofits 

  1. Changemakers
  2. Pathways to Healing
  3. SC Falun Dafa Association

Did we miss your favorite vendor? Let us know in the comments, so we can add them to the list.