Skip to content

Buy Nearby Weekend Coloring Contest Winners

Congratulations to the Buy Nearby Weekend Coloring Contest Winners! Public voting took place after Buy Nearby Weekend (Oct. 6-8) and the winning images will be featured in the December 2023/January 2024 issue of the Michigan Retailer magazine. The contest was broken…

Read more
BNB Coloring Page

Enter the Buy Nearby Weekend Coloring Contest

Download, Print, Color, & Enter! How to enter: Submit your colored page of Buy Nearby Guy and his cake to, with the completed information: Name Age Contact information: Email or Phone Number Following Buy Nearby Weekend, on Oct. 9,…

Read more
Buy Nearby Weekend 2022

MRA’s Annual Buy Nearby Weekend is Oct. 7-9

Shop local, enter photo contest, visit participating retailers for deals Whitmer recognizes Buy Nearby Weekend Shops and stores on Main Streets and Michigan Avenues across the state will join the Michigan Retailers Association (MRA) this weekend in celebration of Buy…

Read more
2022 Photo Contest Directions

Buy Nearby Weekend Checklist

Get your store ready for MRA’s annual shopping weekend! Buy Nearby Weekend, MRA’s annual event designed to celebrate Michigan retailers and to promote shopping local, is Oct. 7-9, 2022. Get shoppers in your store with this handy checklist. MRA MEMBERS:…

Read more
buy nearby weekend winner photo

Kalamazoo Shopper Wins $500 Gift Card on Buy Nearby Weekend

Michigan Retailers Association awards prize in #buynearbymi photo contest. Robin DeHaan’s trip to Grand Rapids over Buy Nearby Weekend won her a $500 gift card from the Michigan Retailers Association (MRA) for buying nearby. DeHaan visited Mokaya, an artisan chocolate…

Read more
BNW cover photo

MRA’s Annual Buy Nearby Weekend is Oct. 1-3

Shop local, enter photo contest, get deals at participating retailers Many businesses, including Michigan Retailers Association members, across the state will celebrate Buy Nearby Weekend on Oct. 1-3, offering special merchandise or sales and the chance for one lucky shopper…

Read more
Back To Top