Downtown Wilkes-Barre Set to Celebrate Sixth Annual Small Business Saturday

i Nov 23rd 2015

Wilkes-Barre, PA –The Downtown Wilkes-Barre Business Association and Diamond City Partnership have teamed up with more than a dozen businesses within downtown Wilkes-Barre in order to celebrate the sixth annual Small Business Saturday on November 28.

The nationally celebrated day will offer Wilkes-Barre shoppers a chance for promotions and savings in their favorite downtown establishments while supporting the independent retailers that are essential to downtown Wilkes-Barre and the local economy. Prizes will also be awarded to those who show the most support for the downtown businesses. Stop by the participating businesses Saturday, November 28, to pick up your Downtown Wilkes-Barre raffle tickets.

At 6 PM, the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts will have a tree lighting followed by Santa Claus drawing the lucky winning tickets! Prizes include one minute in the Holiday Money Booth, Kirby tickets, and a downtown Wilkes-Barre basket filled with gift certificates, lottery tickets, Christmas cards, and so much more! You must be present to win!

The Kirby Center will serve as a hub for the day of festivities. Excited to celebrate their small-business neighbors, the nonprofit will host a Winter Wonderland celebration, offering an indoor marketplace for local venders to display everything from handcrafted jewelry to fine art. Local artists participating in the art market include Erin Jordan, GlassMade by TurnerGraphics, Hels’ Bells Handmade, Keri’s Gift Kreations & Bowtique, Knot Just Any Day, Marie Glassware, Redmond Porcelain, Regular Frills, & Ryan Koerber.

The following businesses will be among those participating in the Small Business Saturday celebration:

  1. Alpine Downtown Eatery – 10% off all orders. 8:00am to 1:00pm.
  2. Anthracite, Not Just A Newsstand – Purchase $20.00 in Christmas Instant Tickets and receive a FREE $1.00 ticket of your choice. FREE Brownie with any food purchase at our Food Counter. 7:00am to 7:00pm.
  3. Around Town Bicycles, Inc. – 10% off on all bicycles. 20% off on all accessories. ATB coffee: normally $10.99, sale price $8.99. 10:00am to 5:00pm.
  4. Bart & Urby’s – 15% off any food item (regularly priced). 2:00pm to 2:00am.
  5. Beehive Gift Shop – 20% off all in-stock; gift with purchase. 10:00am to 4:00pm.
  6. Butler Eyecare – 50% off; iPad mini giveaway. 9:00am to 2:00pm.
  7. City Cuts – 50% off all products.
  8. El Zocalo – $5 off purchase $25 or more. 12:00pm to 9:00pm.
  9. F.M. Kirby Center – 15% off participating shows. 11:00am to 7:00pm.
  10. Frank’s Pizzeria & Ristorante – (excluding drinks) 15% of your entire bill. Eat In Only. 11:00am to 4:00pm.
  11. Iorio’s Fine Jewelry – Extra 10% off on Sterling Silver Jewelry and watches. 10:00am to 3:00pm.
  12. Januzzi’s Pizza – 10% off pick-up and dine-in orders. Does Not include Alcoholic Beverages. 10:30am to 12:00am.
  13. Knot Just Any Day – greeting cards 3/$10; make and take craft. Holiday photo sessions buy one, get one half off. 10:00am to 5:00pm
  14. Le Manhattan Bistro – 10% off dinner. * Not participating with raffle tickets Saturday.
  15. Marquis Art and Frame – 20% off custom framing. 10:00am to 5:00pm.
  16. Oz’s Pizza – 14” Pizza for $6.99. 11:00am to 12:00am.
  17. Shambala – 20% off select items; 10% off total purchase $10 or more on non-sale items. 10:00am to 5:00pm.

A map/guide to all of Downtown Wilkes-Barre’s 2015 Small Business Saturday participating merchants and events may be found online here.