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Roselle Park Celebrates Shop Small Saturday with Annual Scavenger Hunt

Roselle Park Celebrates Shop Small Saturday with Annual Scavenger Hunt

ROSELLE PAEK, NJ - “Shopping Small Roselle Park” is about supporting and promoting local small business in their community. This year the return of the Shop Small Roselle Park Scavenger Hunt will be held once again on Sat. Nov. 26.

The Rules for this event are as follows:

On Fri., Nov. 25, at 9 p.m., the puzzle that appears as the “Shop Small Roselle Park” Facebook banner will be made up of different letters from many different signs. What do they all have in common? Each letter comes from a Roselle Park outdoor business sign! You must guess which Roselle Park business the letter comes from. Prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place finishers who guess the businesses correctly. 

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To win you must submit your entry to or as a private message to the Shop Small Roselle Park Facebook page by 5 p.m. on Sat., Nov. 26. 

Guesses or posts on Facebook will not count towards points for a win.

The winner and runner ups will be announced on Facebook that evening and can pick up their prize after 5 p.m. during Shop Small Roselle Park Saturday.

*TAPinto Roselle Park will post the winners list after the event!


Last year, many guessed their answers by sitting home and searching the internet. That can still be done, However, to encourage participants to visit Roselle Park businesses, this year as an added bonus additional points can be earned towards your totally doing one of the following. 

One extra point - Take a photo of you in front of the business. Make sure that the business can be clearly identified.

Two extra points - Take a photo of you with the owner, manager or worker of the business you are guessing. Let them know its for Shop Small Roselle Park! Make sure that the business can be clearly identified.

Three extra points - Take a photo of you and your purchase from the business that you are guessing. Let them know its for Shop Small Roselle Park! You must also take a photo of the receipt. 

Three extra points - Take a quick video of you and the business you are guessing. To earn the three points, say the phrase - "SHOP SMALL ROSELLE PARK" Make sure that the business can be clearly identified.

The extra points can be earned for each guess. But, each guess can only earn one type of extra point. For example, you cannot take a photo and video and add the two together to earn extra points. Send photos and videos along with your guesses to You can also send them via Facebook messenger, but it is highly advised to send them by email. 

You can send one email with your guesses and photo/video by 5 p.m. However, if you need to send multiple emails for your photos/videos, after sending your emailed guesses, you will have 15 minutes to send your photos and/or videos. You can send multiple emails but to earn bonus points, you have to send them no later than 15 minutes after you send your emailed guesses. Therefore, if you send your guesses at 5 p.m., you will have up to 5:15 p.m. to submit your photos/videos. 

Do not send photos before your guesses. And do not send your photos/videos throughout the day. You must send your guesses first, then the clock starts ticking to send your photos/videos.

Photos and videos can only be those taken on Saturday November 26. Photos and videos from other dates will disqualify you from bonus points. No photo shopping. Real photos only.

Photos and videos will be posted and used for promotional purposes for Shop Small Roselle Park.

In case of a tie, the participant to send their guesses and bonus point photos/videos first will be deemed the winner of that prize.


Clues and Hints will be posted periodically on Saturday on the Shop Small Roselle Park Facebook page. So keep this Facebook page open.

Shop Small Roselle Park is a sister site of Positively Roselle Park. This event is free with the goal of making everyone aware of the many different businesses Roselle Park has to offer.

Shop small supporters of this event who donated prizes for the winners are as follows. Dowling's Irish Restaurant and Pub, Climax Brewing Company, Art & Soul Galleries, and Killa Seasoning.  

If you would like to donate a prize towards this event and be a part the promotions, or like more information on this event click here


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