KNOW BEFORE YOU GO: Small Business Saturday & Tree Lighting

Nov 09, 2018 0 comments
KNOW BEFORE YOU GO: Small Business Saturday & Tree Lighting

What is Small Business Saturday?

In an effort to support local shops that make our community strong, American Express launched Small Business Saturday on the Saturday after Thanksgiving to encourage people to Shop Small and bring more holiday shopping to small businesses.

Manayunk is home to over 50 small businesses who will have sales, promotions, giveaways, and more on Small Business Saturday to help you check everything off your list with personalized customer service. You will able to find something for everyone on your list right here in Manayunk!

Shop Small. Shop Local. Shop MNYK.

When is this happening?

This event will be taking place on Saturday, November 24th all day long.


Where can I shop?

There are over 50 small businesses that will be open for you to find amazing deals! Here are just a few of the businesses and exclusive offers that you can find on Small Business Saturday:

Ilumine Gallery
- Buy any two items, get the 3rd item at 50% off

Latitudes & Longitudes
- Free gift with all purchases while supplies last

Liberty & Lace Bridal
- Special events all weekend long
- In-store discounts on wedding dresses and retail items

LILA Fashion International
- The most bling-ed treats for all shoppers
- Some extra sparkle for shoppers who spend $100 or more
- The sweetest selection of succulents
- Warmed mulled wine and hot cocoa served all day long

The Little Apple
- Free awesome gifts with every purchase
- 10% off holiday greeting cards
- Lots of treats!

Manayunk Chambers Guest House
- Special deals on gift certificates

Manayunk iPhone Repair
- $15 off all iPhone battery replacements

Nicole Miller

Pet Friendly Dog Bakery
- 25% off holiday merchandise

Philadelphia Runner
- Run far, shop local, and save 20%

Pineapple on Main
- Sweet doorbuster deals
- Free gift with every purchase
- Complimentary beverages while you shop

The Wall Cycling Studio
- Biggest class pack sale of the year!

See the full list of events and sales here!

Are the restaurants involved as well?

Yes! Some of Manayunk's restaurants will be offering deals for shoppers as well. Here are some examples:

Jake's and Cooper's Wine Bar
- Exclusive deals with retail partners

The Juice Merchant
- 25% off juices

and more!

Are any other events taking place?

Yes, the Tree Lighting Ceremony will be taking place to end the night from 5:30PM to 6PM in Canal View Park (4416 Main Street). There will be performances by Merge Dance Studio and Delaware Valley Opera Company, as well as speeches by government officials. And don't forget the big man himself! Santa will be arriving on a firetruck to kick of the ceremony!

Do I need a ticket for this event?

Nope! Small Business Saturday and the Tree Lighting Ceremony are both open to the public!

Where can I park?

As a thank you for shopping small this holiday season we will be offering FREE PARKING at the following Manayunk parking lots on Small Business Saturday:

  • Green Lane Lot (121 Green Ln, Philadelphia, PA 19127)
  • Levering Lot (107 Levering St, Philadelphia, PA 19127)
  • Venice Island Lot (7 Lock St, Philadelphia, PA 19127)
  • 4000 Main (4000 Main St, Philadelphia, PA 19127)

Starting this weekend until the new year there will be free metered parking in Manayunk on the weekends starting at 11AM on Saturdays until Sunday at midnight.

How do I get to Manayunk?

Coming To Manayunk By Car

From South

(Delaware, Baltimore)

Take I-95 North. Follow signs for Central Philadelphia/I- 676 West. Follow 676 West to signs for Route 76 (Schuylkill Expressway) West - (towards Valley Forge). Take 76 to Belmont Ave/Green Lane Exit 338 (old exit 31), at the bottom of the ramp make a right turn cross the Green Lane bridge to the traffic light which is Main Street and make a right turn. Welcome to Manayunk - first parking lot will appear on your right just past the fire house.

From West

(Reading, Lancaster, Harrisburg)

Take the PA Turnpike East to Exit 326 (old exit 24; Schuylkill Expressway). Take Schuylkill Expressway (I-76) East towards Central Philadelphia. Take 76 to Belmont Ave/Green Lane Exit 338 (old exit 31), at the bottom of the ramp make a left turn, cross the Green Lane bridge to the traffic light which is Main Street and make a right turn. Welcome to Manayunk - first parking lot will appear on your right just past the fire house.

From North

(New York, North Jersey)

Take NJ Turnpike to PA Turnpike/Exit 6. Take the PA Turnpike to Exit 326 (old exit 24; Schuylkill Expressway). Take Schuylkill Expressway (I-76) East towards Central Philadelphia. Take 76 to Belmont Ave/Green Lane Exit 338 (old exit 31), at the bottom of the ramp make a left turn, cross the Green Lane bridge to the traffic light which is Main Street and make a right turn. Welcome to Manayunk - first parking lot will appear on your right just past the fire house.

** Address to plug in for a GPS: 4312 Main Street, Philadelphia, PA 19127

Coming To Manayunk By Bike

Stay active and remain eco-friendly by biking to Manayunk! Take Kelly Drive from Center City or the Schuylkill River Trail from all parts of the Philadelphia region. Visit the Bike Coalition of Greater Philadelphia for more details and biking maps.

Coming To Manayunk By Public Transportation

For schedules and fare rates, contact SEPTA at (215) 580-7800 or on the web at www.septa.org for more information.


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