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Shop small to make a BIG impact on the local economy

Updated: Nov 23, 2022

November 26 is Small Business Saturday in Scranton!

As part of Scranton Tomorrow's Deck the Downtown holiday campaign, Downtown Scranton businesses will celebrate Small Business Saturday on November 26 to encourage everyone in the community to support locally-owned businesses this holiday season.

What is Small Business Saturday?

Small Business Saturday is a day to support local businesses that create jobs, boost the economy, and preserve neighborhoods around the country. American Express created this national movement to increase sales for small businesses across the country. Downtown Scranton shops and restaurants have participated in Small Business Saturday for more than a decade. When you shop small, your purchases make a big impact on the local economy.

Where can I find participating businesses?

Participating businesses will offer special promotions and unique gifts in dozens of shops and eateries in the Downtown Scranton Business District, including:

Spread the joy!

Shoppers are encouraged to spread the joy on social media using #shopsmall, #smallbiz, #shoplocal, #dinelocal.

Pace yourself. We're just getting started!

Shopping small doesn't end with Small Business Saturday because local shops and eateries are participating in 'Tis the Season Sundays and Cyber Monday, too!

Click here for a list of Downtown Scranton businesses open on Sundays throughout the holiday season, and click here to find Downtown Scranton businesses participating in Cyber Monday.

Small Business Saturday in Downtown Scranton is part of Deck the Downtown, Scranton Tomorrow's annual holiday campaign encouraging everyone to support local during the holiday season. For more Deck the Downtown promotions, click here.


Thank You!

We are grateful for the support of our Deck the Downtown sponsors

and media partners for making our annual holiday campaign possible.

Deck the Downtown is a project of:

Presented by:


Media Partners

Happy Holidays!

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