Bring on Another Awesome Holiday Season With Our Annual 12 Days of NEPA Giveaways
It’s back! And this year, it’s bigger and better than ever. At DiscoverNEPA, when December rolls around, it’s time to start thinking about giving back. Join us and many of our awesome, local business partners as we celebrate our 3rd Annual 12 Days of NEPA holiday giveaways.
All year, you followed along as we continued to tell those unique NEPA stories. We went behind the scenes at neighborhood pizza shops and local restaurants. We found ourselves immersed in alpacas and rockin’ on the river. Our adventures took us from local breweries to the roaring Lehigh River to scenic hiking trails to riding the rails and so much more.
And you were there every step of the way. Thank you for reading our stories, watching our videos, using our events calendar and for staying engaged with us on social media. You are the reason we are here. And, for all of your support, we’re teaming up with over 135 incredible local businesses to pay it forward with more than 185 unique prizes.
This Year, We’ve Gathered More Than $18,000 in Amazing Local Prizes!
Here’s how you enter to win:
Keep your eye on our social media channels from Wednesday, December 1 through Thursday, December 16. We will launch one contest each business day on both Facebook and Instagram. The daily contests represent 12 unique prize categories and they will feature multiple winners each day.
Enter the contests daily by following the rules provided in each post. The contest posts also include a separate, non-social-media entry form located on our website.
Check out our contest categories and some of the amazing NEPA businesses and prizes below.
Get Ready for These Incredible Contests:
Day #1 Live Sports & Shows
Wednesday, December 1
Enjoy the gift of NEPA’s most exciting live sports and entertainment. We’re kicking this contest off with tickets to ice hockey, baseball, music and theatrical performances. Snag prizes from the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, The F.M Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, Mohegan Sun Arena and more.
Day #2 Deck the Halls
Thursday, December 2
Start the season right with a little help decorating the house. Our Day 2 prizes are all about spreading holiday cheer. Participating businesses include Christmasland at Main Hardware in Wilkes-Barre, Edward’s Garden Center in Forty Fort, Woods and Things Tree Farm in Tamaqua and many more.
Day #3 Experience NEPA
Friday, December 3
On Day 3, we’re treating you to a handful of unforgettable, NEPA-specific adventures and experiences. Learn how to fly fish this spring with Barry & Cathy Beck Fly Fishing Instruction in Benton. Buckle up for a few laps with the Stock Car Experience at Pocono Raceway in Long Pond. Or, take on the slopes at Montage Mountain in Scranton, plus many more amazing experiences.
Day #4 Sweets & Treats
Monday, December 6
Load up that holiday dessert table with meticulously crafted cupcakes and decadent chocolate treats. Day 4 is all about the sweets. Take home prizes from awesome sweet shops like Michael Mootz Candies in Hanover Twp., Donerds Donuts in Jim Thorpe, Jane’s Sugar Magnolia in Dallas and many more.
Day #5 Healthy, Happy & Relaxed
Tuesday, December 7
We’re giving away the gift of wellness on Day 5. Start that “new year/new you” routine this holiday season with relaxing spa days, yoga sessions and healthy eating options. Enjoy prizes from our health-minded friends, like Fit AF Nutrition in Scranton, Balance Yoga in Forty Fort, The Salt Barre in Pittston and several more.
Day #6 Grab a Slice
Wednesday, December 8
Take a well-deserved break from planning, shopping, decorating and wrapping with a hot, fresh, NEPA holiday classic – pizza. Day 6 celebrates the perennial NEPA favorite with prizes from local favorites like Pizza Perfect in Trucksville, Grotto Pizza in Harvey’s Lake, Revello’s Pizza in Old Forge, Alfredo’s Cafe in Scranton and so many more.
Day #7 Warm Wishes
Thursday, December 9
Wrap your hands around a cozy, warm cup of joy with our coffee, tea and hot chocolate-themed prizes from Day 7. Walk away with generous gifts from an assortment of local cafes, like Abide Coffee House in Wilkes-Barre, My Cuppa Coffee in Montrose, Heaven & Earth Café in Scranton, Pour Coffee House in Wilkes-Barre and plenty more.
Day #8 Hoppy Holidays
Friday, December 10
Brew up some December cheer with a few tasty pints of beer (and cider). Day 8 is all about celebrating NEPA’s craft beer and cider scene and the hop heads who can’t get enough of ’em. Enjoy prizes from local brewhouses and cideries, like Barley Creek Brewing in Tannersville, Iron Horse Brewing Company in Susquehanna, Rickett’s Hard Cider in Benton and so many more.
Day #9 Take the Night Off
Monday, December 13
Ditch the holiday stress (and dirty dishes) for an evening out at one of NEPA’s incredible restaurants. Day 9 delivers with delicious gifts from awesome NEPA restaurants, like Cooper’s Seafood House in Scranton, Scalleat Hospitality Group in Luzerne County, Bronco’s Vault in Wilkes-Barre and more.
Day #10 Local Stocking Stuffers
Tuesday, December 14
Day 10 is all about incredible gifts. It’s a mix of movie tickets, kielbasa, clothing, soaps, flowers and more. You’ll find a bit of everything from local businesses like McCarthy Tire in Wilkes-Barre & Hazleton, Shooze in Kingston, Pocono Soap in Stroudsburg, Bosak’s Choice Meats in Olyphant and so many more.
Day #11 Holiday Wine & Spirits
Wednesday, December 15
Day 11 is all about homemade NEPA wine and spirits (and, of course, more hard cider). Spend your holidays sippin’ bold reds, crisp whites and maybe even a cocktail or two. Grab prizes from local wineries, distilleries and cideries, like Three Hammers Winery in Hawley, LBC Distillery in Pittston, Space Time Mead & Cider Works in Dunmore and more.
Day #12 NEPA Staycation
Thursday, December 16
The gifts have all been opened. The leftovers – eaten. It’s time to get away! Day 12 gets you out of town and away from it all with stays at awesome NEPA getaways, like Woodloch Resort in Hawley, The Rex Hotel in Greentown, Rosemont Inn in Montrose and more.
Thanks for following DiscoverNEPA all year long and for supporting so many of NEPA’s amazing local businesses!