Brainery Holiday Bazaar Presented by Yelp Shops Local

Yelp Rochester turned Rochester Brainery into a winter wonderland for a two-day holiday edition of their monthly Brainery Bazaar! More than 600 people came out to shop local.

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It was one jam-packed holiday shopping extravaganza with 30 vendors representing local boutiques, designers, jewelers, and artisans including Peppermint, Thread, Hot Rod Betties, Black Button Distilling, Stacy K Floral, Sugar and TypeBreze Teas, Red Jacket OrchardsEmerson & Oliver, ClaireFlair, Lucends, Christine & Co. Design, Kira Arts, Just Terrific, Dragonfly Jewelry, Intersellar Love Craft, Hawthorne & Poppy… the list goes on!

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Several of the Village Gate businesses featured holiday specials, deals & Yelp check-in offers like Get Caked’s Yelp Burst Cookies… delectable! More special treats for the guests were complimentary massages from Sarah at Hands For Health.

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Paper Moon Productions even stopped by on Saturday afternoon to setup a holiday videobooth. Take a peek at the mayhem…


Our beer and cocktail sponsors provided some seasonal sips during the event:
Roc Brewing Co. featured their locally brewed brews – the fan favorite was their porter-style beer, Dark Mild.
LiDestri mü sampled all their flavors and mixed up a mü candy cane martini for the guests. Learn how to make it at home with the recipe here.

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Thanks to our media sponsors:
Rochester A-List
Rochester Bloggers Network

Oogle more at all the goodies from our weekend shop-o-rama: Yelp Event Listing and photos by Lindsay Stephany. And most importantly, we couldn't have done it without Rochester Brainery — thanks Danielle and Stephanie for everything!

Happy New Year and See You On Yelp!

Breanna B (and Danielle R, co-founder of Rochester Brainery)