The City of Fishers’ Shop Fishers initiative expands this summer to celebrate and support local businesses throughout the city. A spin-off of the annual Shop Fishers event on Small Business Saturday in November, the new Shop Fishers: Summer Series offers special discounts and promotions from local businesses and restaurants every Wednesday this August.“During these challenging times, it is more important than ever to support our city’s small businesses,” said Mayor Scott Fadness. “We have seen the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on our neighbors’, friends’, and family’s businesses, and we must help our local economy recover by supporting our small business owners.”The series will culminate on the last Wednesday of the month, August 26, when shoppers can enjoy local and regional artwork and performances as they shop deals at the participating businesses in partnership with Fishers Arts Council.50 local businesses will offer special promotions and discounts, including:
Shoppers can access a mobile event guide on the Play Fishers app, available for free download from the App Store and Google Play. Shoppers who check in at 5 participating businesses throughout the month will be entered to win a prize pack featuring gifts from Shop Fishers businesses.In accordance with Fishers’ Mask Mandate, shoppers must wear face coverings and practice social distancing inside businesses or anytime they are not able to practice social distancing outdoors. Several participating businesses are offering carryout and online shopping for low-contact transactions.Follow #ShopFishers on social media to stay up to date on the latest event news, and use #ShopFishers and #AroundFishers to share photos of your shopping and dining adventures this August. For more information, visit fishers.in.us/ShopFishers.