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Podcast: City Social Media to highlight Downtown Spartanburg businesses with contests in January & February

Friday, December 21

Social media giveaways and ‘Sparkies’ downtown awards highlight winter months in Spartanburg


Are you a dedicated Dowtown Spartanburg visitor looking for a way beat those post-holiday winter doldrums? This week’s podcast is very much for you. For the first time ever on the podcast, we’ve got the entire City Communications Department team here to tell you about a pair of social media projects that might just make this January and February a bit more exciting. 


First in January, thanks to an overwhelming response from local businesses, we’ve got an entire month of daily giveaways featuring many of your favorite downtown hotspots, ranging from small gift cards for a few tastey bites all the way up to a staycation package that will completely blow away all your notions about how fancy a night in Downtown Spartanburg can be. Then in February we’ve got the first ever ”Sparkies” Downtown Awards, which will give you the chance to weigh in on your favorites in 20 categories, featuring everything from best ”grab & go” lunch spot to best piece of public art. 


How about that for a way to kick off 2019 in Downtown Spartanburg? Looking for more details on what to expect? Listen to our podcast below for more!


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