The Maplewood Village Alliance has announced a special customer appreciation day on Saturday, November 14, in celebration of being voted New Jersey’s favorite Downtown!  

Maplewood was voted the #1 downtown in New Jersey in a bracket-style competition run by New Jersey Monthly and sponsored by Kings Supermarket. Up against some big name towns in each round, Maplewood prevailed and we think that’s something to celebrate! 

“It's time to celebrate this great win - Best Downtown in the entire state. It was a fun contest and we bested some pretty impressive downtowns. Thanks for all for your enthusiastic support, voting week after week to victory. We do have the best downtown and now more New Jerseyans know what's special about Maplewood,” Maplewood’s Mayor Vic DeLuca said.

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The celebration will include a day of customer appreciation specials and promotions being offered by individual merchants, special festivities in Ricalton Square at 5 pm and the day will end with dinner and drink specials in many of the Village Restaurants. 

The Ricalton Square festivities will run from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m,  and include music by DJ Jimmy B, special guests including Mayor Vic DeLuca, free pizza from Roman Gourmet and Village Trattoria, hot chocolate and popcorn courtesy of Keller Williams Midtown Direct, and a few more fun surprises. 

“Some folks were surprised by our win but those who know Maplewood were not. Maplewood is a special place. Yes, it is charming, yes our shops and restaurants are wonderful and unique, but mostly it’s the people. This is our way of thanking everyone for their support, during this contest and throughout the year,” said Julie Doran, Maplewood Village Alliance’s District Manager.

To see more details on the celebration and special offers, please view our website: 
Maplewood Village's Downtown Celebration.