BALTIMORE (WJZ) — On Wednesday, Baltimoreans grabbed their bags and tins and went to Fells Point for the First Annual Fell’s Point Retail Cookie Crawl.

The event, which started at 4 p.m., saw participating local businesses handing out complimentary cookies to those passing by.

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The Cookie Crawl lasted until 7 p.m. and gave shoppers an opportunity to get some holiday shopping done while supporting local businesses.

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“I can shop at a Nordstrom anywhere,” said one shopper. “But I choose to shop local because there are so many unique items and if they’re gonna give me cookies, I’m so happy about it.”

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Some of the participating businesses include ANGEL PARK Boutique, Brightside Boutique, Charm City Run, Emporium Collagia, Fells Point Surf Co and Ten Thousand Villages In Baltimore.

CBS Baltimore Staff