The Downtown Committee of Syracuse and AmeriCU Credit Union announced the first ever Tax Free Shopping Week in Downtown Syracuse and Summer Dining Week(s). Thirty eight locally owned downtown retail shops will join together to pay the sales tax on customers purchases from June 13 through June 20.
Tax Free Shopping Week will be the perfect time to discover the great products and personal service downtown has to offer, said David Mankiewicz, executive director of the Downtown Committee of Syracuse. With generous sponsorship from AmeriCU, this event will provide savings for downtown shoppers and a boost for downtown s locally-owned shops.
Tax Free Shopping Week in Downtown Syracuse will be followed by Syracuse s first ever Summer Dining Week(s), which will run from June 20 through July 3. Summer Dining Week(s) in Downtown Syracuse, also presented by AmeriCU, will feature 14 fine dining restaurants offering three course dinners for $25.
This is a tremendous opportunity to build on AmeriCU s support of Dining Week C one of downtown s signature events, said Linda Garboczi, AmeriCU s vice president of member relations and marketing.
With beautiful June weather, there s no better time to enjoy downtown. Tax(c)\\Free Shopping Week and Summer Dining Week(s) bring great deals for the public and a boost for downtown business.
Tax(c)\\Free Shopping Week and Summer Dining Week(s) are expected to have a significant regional draw. In February, an estimated 25,000 people took part in Dining Week in Downtown Syracuse. Results of a Dining Week survey revealed that 24 percent of respondents reside outside of Onondaga County. The Downtown Committee launched its February Dining Week in Downtown Syracuse in 2005. Since then, it has grown in popularity each year.
For a full list of shops participating in Tax(c)\\Free Shopping Week and restaurants taking part in Summer Dining Week, visit: downtownsyracuse.com.
Tax(c)\\Free Shopping Week in Downtown Syracuse is sponsored by: AmeriCU Credit Union, Center Armory Associates, many downtown retail shops, and the Downtown Committee of Syracuse.
Summer Dining Week(s) is sponsored by AmeriCU Credit Union, Budweiser Select, Lemon Grass and many of downtown s finest restaurants, and the Downtown Committee of Syracuse.