Parking will be free in 42 communities across the nation to benefit small businesses this Small Business Saturday.
Special covers will be put over the meters in these communities on Saturday Nov. 30 to let visitors know parking is free.
A Look At One Featured Community
Small communities like Doylestown, PA, will benefit from the program. Founded in 1745, the town, located 75 miles South of New York, features (PDF) many shops, boutiques, restaurants, art galleries and other attractions.
In a prepared press release issued by the community, John Davis, Doylestown Borough Manager explained:
Behind every business in Doylestown, there is a unique story and passionate entrepreneur
Many of these small business owners recently participated in a little video promoting Small Business Saturday:
American Express and community news site operator Patch are sponsoring the program called “Park on Patch.”
Patch picked the towns and American Express is covering the cost of parking for the day. Local communities approve being in the program.
Other communities in the program include:
- Hermosa Beach
- Redondo Beach
- Santa Cruz
- Royal Oak
- Mt. Kisco
- New Hyde Park
Image: Small Business Saturday
Editor’s Correction: corrected to reflect the number of participating communities and to include the list.