2022 Retail Promotions – Now Live!

Sign up by 1/24/22 for our first Shop Local Saturday of 2022!

You may now sign up for 2022 Retail Promotions! Please read this page for information about the events, the sign up process, and payment.

To sign up online, please CLICK HERE to complete the electronic form. After you sign up, The District will contact you via email with the next steps and invoice. Payment is not required at sign up time. Checks payable to The District may be mailed or dropped off to 128 N 5th St.

If you have any questions, feel free to call The District office at (217) 228-8696 or email Jeremy Ledford, Director of Programming and Marketing.

2022 Retail Promotions

(Dates listed are for the EVENT – see the sign up form for the payment due dates of each event).

Shop Local Saturdays – local versions of “Small Business Saturday” to promote local businesses

Fri-Yay Shop Hop (formerly Ladies Nights) – visitors to The District travel business-to-business and sign up to win a gift basket

Trick or Treat in The District – family friendly event which drives customers to The District (note: The District will not provide items to hand out this year; therefore, only the $25 option is available in 2022).

Small Business Saturday Ad Wrap – reach a massive audience of pre-Small Business Saturday shoppers in this popular edition of the Herald Whig

Thankful Thursday – Shop Late ‘til 8 – reach Holiday Shoppers in this event which is heavily cross-promoted with Light The Park and other holiday events in The District