Shop Scranton, Shop Local!


Want to reduce your carbon footprint, 
Support downtown Scranton Businesses and
Buy unique gifts this holiday season?

Bring Scranton Home with GameScranton-opoly

Available in the University’s bookstore in early December. Read a review in the Times Tribune!

‘Tis the Season for Downtown Discounts

Show your Royal ID at these downtown shops and receive a
10% student discount.  For a full list of downtown business that
provide student discounts, view the Show it, Save it Map.  

Amendolaro Freedlove
Bella Faccias iRescue
Chocolate Creations The Mall at Steamtown- participating stores only
Comics on the Green Modish
The Crazy Pinneapple New Laundry
Duffy Accessories Over the Moon
EP Fashion Pierre's
Fanciful Fox


Instagram Holiday Contest: Upload a photo or video highlighing your favorite downtown shop or Scranton holiday event with #ShopScranton, or email it to for a chance to win a $30 gift certificate to a downtown store of your choice!

Join in the Holiday Spirit at Special Scranton Events

Nov. 23 – Jan. 3. 5-9 p.m.: Holiday Decorating Showcase, participating downtown shops

Nov. 29 - Jan. 5, 5-9 p.m.: Holiday Light Show, Nay Aug Park

Nov. 30: Small Business Saturday - Shop wherever you are! (downtown Scranton and nationwide)

Dec. 1, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.: Holiday Marketplace, Scranton Cultural Center

Dec. 5, 12, 19: Open Late Thursday Downtown Shopping Nite (hours vary)

Dec. 5, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.: Annual Holiday Fair, Scranton area vendors, DeNaples Ballroom 

Dec. 6, 6-9 p.m.: First Friday and County Tree Lighting Ceremony, Downtown

Dec. 6-7, 5-9 p.m., 11 a.m.-6 p.m.: Holiday on the Square Market, Courthouse Square

Dec. 14 - Jan. 5.: Festival of Trees, Electric Trolley Museum, 200 Cliff St.


For timely updates about downtown businesses & events, find us on Facebook!

Downtown Walking Maps are available in the Student Government Office.  View a Shop Scranton, Shop Local Poster.  

A project of: The Office of Community Relations in collaboration with: The Center for Student Engagement, The University of Scranton Small Business Development, The Office of Sustainability, Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) Scranton chapter, The University of Scranton Business Club, and Scranton Tomorrow.

Media Partner: The Aquinas