Central Market shoppers take part in Small Business Saturday

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YORK, Pa. - Today is a special day set aside for holiday shoppers looking for big deals in small places. It's national Small Business Saturday, and Central Market in downtown York is among the 50 other local businesses offering special deals, activities, and promotions for the largest shopping day of the year for small businesses.

Money spent by customers helps support local mom and pop shops.

"I definitely love York City," Peppers Grille Owner Steve Walker said, "I love the community that everybody has here. I love the support we get from our other fellow businesses in the market, and surrounding businesses it's a great feeling. "

The year, shoppers were encouraged to support small businesses with the hashtag "shop small."