Find Great Deals, Discounts, Events, and Promotions on Small Business Saturday® in Mercer County, PA

Mercer County, PA – Visitors to Mercer County, PA, can take advantage of “Shop Local” Small Business Saturday® promotions that encourage shoppers to patronize and support small local businesses.

This year, Small Business Saturday® (SBS®) is on November 26. Participating Downtown Greenville, Grove City, Mercer, and Shenango Valley businesses will have “Shop Local” promotions.

Highlights in Downtown Grove City will be offering a special promotion for the “Shop Local” campaign.  Shoppers spending at least $100 at locally-owned stores on Saturday, November 26, can be entered to win a $100 pre-paid gift card.  Simply bring your receipts to the Grove City Chamber at 119 South Broad Street, Grove City, PA from November 28 through December 2, 2016, and be entered into a drawing.  One of those entries will be drawn to win the $100 pre-paid gift card.

Greenville area merchants are offering discounts on merchandise and gift certificates. Shoppers will also find great sales. For specific sales and promotions, please call the Greenville Area Chamber of Commerce at 724-588-7150.

Mercer Area, PA, local businesses are participating in SBS® by giving discounts and free tote bags while supplies last. For more information, call the Mercer Area Chamber of Commerce at 724-662-4185.

In the Shenango Valley area, you can kick off the holiday season on SBS® with the “Holiday Extravaganza” in Downtown Sharon, PA, as dozens of local merchants provide thousands of dollars in prizes! The “DownTown ShopAround” starts at 10 a.m. with carolers, art, and food vendors and free trolley rides. Night of Lights starts at 6 p.m. Festivities include musical and dance performances, free refreshments, horse-drawn sleigh, ceremonial lighting of the tree and Christmas Cherub, Santa’s arrival, and fireworks.

About Mercer County, PA

Located in Western Pennsylvania, Mercer County PA is home to Grove City Premium Outlets, boutiques, and unique specialty stores for shoppers. The area is also known for wine and brew tours, WaterFire Sharon, PA outdoor adventure, and outstanding golf. Golf Digest ranked Mercer County PA as one of its top golf destinations. Visitors can dine on mouthwatering cuisine at an array of fine restaurants and then stay overnight in a well-appointed hotel, a luxurious bed and breakfast, or a cozy country inn. Close to Pittsburgh, Erie, Cleveland, and southern Ontario, Canada, Mercer County PA is easily accessible via I-80 and I-79. Our County offers the perfect escape. For more information, visit www.VisitMercerCountyPa.net.

Celebrate the Season with Holiday Fun in Mercer County, PA

Holiday and Christmas Events Near Pittsburgh and Erie, PA

By Peggy Mazyck

Mercer County PA showcases a spectacular line-up of holiday celebrations to thrill the whole family. Bring your friends and family– it’s the perfect opportunity to get together and celebrate while kids are home from school and family members have traveled in for the holidays! Take a road trip to Mercer County PA and experience a calmer, less hectic holiday season without the hassle of traffic jams and high parking fees. In most cases, you can park directly in front of the attraction or event you want to visit at no cost. Mercer County PA is centrally located near Pittsburgh, Erie, PA, and Cleveland, OH.

Mercer County PA Holiday Events

Kraynak’s Christmasland — September 10 – December 31

Imagine a world of make-believe with twinkling lights, glittering trees, and a magical array of life-like characters.”Santa’s Christmas Land” is a 300-foot, indoor starlight avenue of uniquely designed artificial Christmas trees. Each tree has a specific theme that is enhanced and complimented by surrounding scenery and a cast of life-like animated characters. Closed Thanksgiving & Christmas.  724-347- 4511.

Hermitage Holiday Light Parade – Saturday, Nov. 19 at 6 p.m.

This annual event features over 80 participants in various categories. The parade begins at the intersection of East State Street and North Kerrwood Drive, travels east to the intersection of East State Street and Route 18, turns left, and proceeds to the entrance of the Shenango Valley Mall. This widely anticipated community event draws over 15,000 people to the Hermitage Business District.  724-983-0900

Christmas In The Park at Grove City Memorial Park – Nov. 25 – Jan. 2

Enjoy a drive through lighted Christmas displays from area businesses and organizations. Candy canes will be given out on weekends in December. 5 p.m. – 11 p.m.  724-458-6410.

Hemitage Historical Society Christmas Tours – Nov. 26 – 27 Festival of Christmas Trees.  A 150-year-old brick Victorian, home of the Hermitage Historical Society, is decorated for the holidays with 30-plus trees, 13 rooms, halls, and grounds. Sat. and Sun.: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. 724-981-4843

Noel Night in Volant –Dec. 2, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Sample delicious holiday treats. Enjoy special offers and strolling entertainment in the magically lit village of Volant. A must for your holiday tradition.  724-533-5611.

Olde Town Grove City Light Up Night – Dec. 3, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Enjoy the holiday spirit when Olde Towne Grove City lights up.  Carolers, and open house atmosphere, hayrides and of course Santa rides into town.  724-458-0301.

Greenville Area Chamber of Commerce Christmas Parade – Dec. 3, 5 p.m.

The parade travels from Main St. in Greenville to Central Park. Parade by lights, visit with Santa, enjoy hot chocolate in Central Park following the parade.  724-588-7150.

Enjoy plenty of holiday and Christmas events in Mercer County, PA.

Western Pennsylvania’s Number One Shopping Destination, the Grove City Premium Outlets, Welcomes Visitors to Mercer County, PA for Holiday Deals

Mercer County, PA – Every year in November, visitors to Mercer County, PA, enjoy unmatched shopping deals with extended holiday hours at the Grove City Premium Outlets.

Get a jump on holiday shopping at the Grove City Premium Outlets at their “Wrap it up Early Sale” November 11 – 13, 2016.  The Grove City Premium Outlets, western Pennsylvania’s premium shopping destination with over 130 name-brand outlet stores, are known for spectacular savings on fall and holiday merchandise.

The widely popular and much anticipated “Thanksgiving Weekend Sale” at the Grove City Premium Outlets offers extended shopping hours for the holidays. The outlet opens on November 24 at 6 p.m. – midnight; November 25, midnight – 10 p.m.; November 26, 8 a.m. – 10 p.m.; November 27, 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.; November 28, 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. Each Saturday, November 26 – December 24 from noon – 2 p.m., the Outlets host “Strolling Santa” so the entire family can visit with Santa while shopping for holiday gifts.

The Hampton Inn & Suites, Holiday Inn Express, and Candlewood Suites of Grove City, PA, are providing a complimentary hourly shuttle to and from the Grove City Premium Outlets for Black Friday starting at 5 p.m. on Thursday, November 24, running until 1 p.m. on Friday, November 25. This is the only shuttle service being provided to the Outlets and is exclusive to listed hotels’ guests only.

About Mercer County, PA
Located in Western Pennsylvania, Mercer County PA is home to Grove City Premium Outlets, boutiques, and unique specialty stores for shoppers. The area is also known for wine and brew tours, WaterFire Sharon, PA outdoor adventure, and outstanding golf. Golf Digest ranked Mercer County, PA as one of its top golf destinations. Visitors can dine on mouthwatering cuisine at an array of fine restaurants and then stay overnight in a well-appointed hotel, a luxurious bed and breakfast, or a cozy country inn. Close to Pittsburgh, Erie, Cleveland, and southern Ontario, Canada, Mercer County PA is easily accessible via I-80 and I-79. Our County offers the perfect escape. For more information, visit www.VisitMercerCountyPa.net.