Harrisburg Regional Small Business Saturday
Cumberland, Dauphin & Perry Counties
Get out and SUPPORT SMALL BUSINESSES
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 – http://www.lovecarlisle.com
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 – http://www.harrisburghello.com
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.
Downtown Mechanicsburg Partnership – http://downtownmechanicsburg.com/downtown-for-the-holidays/
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 – http://www.lemoynebusinessassociation.org
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 Chamber –http://www.perrycountychamber.org
The Perry County Chamber hosts the “Shop Perry” promotion in the fall.
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 www.newcumberlandpa.com