Small Business Saturday


Harrisburg Regional Small Business Saturday

Cumberland, Dauphin & Perry Counties


What’s Small Business Saturday all about?

The goal of Small Business Saturday is to encourage people to shop at their locally owned stores and to raise awareness of our downtown communities. 

See What’s Happening in Your Neighborhood!

Participating Business Associations


Carlisle Downtown Association

Plans on promoting Small Business Saturday and also has events the following weekend. The primary promotion methods are an advertisement in The Sentinel on Thanksgiving Day and communicating with customers through their webpage, Facebook, and e-mail blasts. The Downtown Carlisle Association is also sponsoring a storefront decorating contest.


Downtown Improvement District

The Downtown Improvement District invites visitors and residents alike to Downtown Harrisburg to explore the many restaurants and shops. The DID website features a business directory showcasing all of the downtown Harrisburg businesses as well as upcoming events.

South Allison Hill

Working individually with the local businesses to promote Small Business Saturday.

Midtown Harrisburg

A list of deals may be found at, If interested in the #ShopMidtown coupon book, or other Midtown business initiatives, e-mail


Downtown Mechanicsburg Partnership

The events will start the day after Thanksgiving with the tree lighting ceremony. There are also plans to participate in Small Business Saturday and then the normal First Friday activities. The primary promotional method will be the website and Facebook.


Lemoyne Business Association

Developing a “Shop Lemoyne” flyer for the holidays. This will be posted for the holidays and will include the timeframe of Small Business Saturday through the following Friday. The Lemoyne Business Association is looking for additional ways to increase foot traffic through town. The primary way that they market specials are the website and Lemoyne Business Association Facebook page.

Perry County

Perry County Chamber

The Perry County Chamber hosts the “Shop Perry” promotion in the fall.

New Cumberland

Live Holiday Music Downtown, Special Activities in many of the Shops, Holiday Train Display and Holiday Decorating Contest. For more information and a complete list of activities go to