Lancaster Office of Promotion Sponsorship Opportunities

We’re on a mission to build a stronger, more equitable Lancaster block by block

About the City of Lancaster

Just over 7 square miles in size, the City of Lancaster is home to 60,000 diverse residents from all walks of life. These residents, and the neighborhoods they call home, are the backbone of what makes Lancaster City a special place.

In addition to its residents, nearly 40,000 people commute into Lancaster City each day for work; and hundreds of thousands more make Lancaster a destination to visit each year. Lancaster City is a thriving community, rich in history and culture, that has welcomed everyone since 1742.

Community Engagement

The City of Lancaster does so much more than provide municipal services like public safety and public works. Under the leadership of Mayor Danene Sorace, the City of Lancaster has consistently been ahead of the curve—from utilizing data to inform decision making, to kickstarting the community response to the COVID-19 pandemic. But core of this work has become engaging the community in all aspects of City government in ways they never have been before. By building opportunities for direct resident input, through an equity lens, every corner of Lancaster City has flourished.

Opportunity

The City of Lancaster is looking for partners to help continue (and grow) this work. Programming ranging from the City-lead events produced by the Lancaster Office of Promotion, to Love Your Block mini-grants and more, would not be possible without the generous support of donors who are as invested in the success of our community as we are.

Sponsoring the City of Lancaster gives your business the opportunity to publicly align itself with the work the City is doing to make our community better for all, block by block, while connecting with the hundreds of thousands of people who live, work, and play in Lancaster City each year.

Meet the City of Lancaster

Sponsorship Opportunties

Celebrate Lancaster
Celebrate Lancaster is an annual celebration of Lancaster City’s vibrant culture & diversity along with the city’s Fourth of July celebration. Recent years have seen the festivities shift from downtown into the neighborhoods.

Red Rose Run
A celebrated tradition over 40 years running, the Red Rose Run is a 5-mile-long race through the streets of Lancaster City, with proceeds benefitting Lancaster-based non-profits.

Lancaster City for the Holidays
One of Lancaster City’s most cherished series of events are our City supported holiday events. Traditions include the Mayor’s Tree Lighting, Santa riding through the City’s neighborhoods on a firetruck, and a New Year’s Eve celebration with fireworks launched from several locations.

First Fridays & Music Fridays
Lancaster City’s monthly celebrations of the arts and culture. First Friday sees downtown blossom with activity, ranging from public artwork to gallery openings and other unique events. Music Fridays feature live concerts, street performers, and more entertainment.

Mayor’s Cultural Celebrations
Throughout the year Mayor Sorace holds cultural and historical events that that celebrate the diversity of traditions our residents celebrate. Highlights include Black History Month, Women’s History Month, Juneteenth, World Refugee Day, Welcoming Week, and Hispanic Heritage Month. The Mayor’s Office also provides funding and event planning support for neighborhoods who wish to hold block parties.

In addition, Mayor’s Neighborhood Week, held annually the last week of June, gives the City a chance to celebrate our neighborhoods as a whole and connect residents with City services they may not know about.

Sponsorship Levels

No more than one sponsor from each sector (for example, healthcare, banking, etc.) accepted per sponsorship level

PENN SQUARE SPONSOR – $50,000

2 Available • Benefits Include

  • On-stage presence with Mayor at all events
  • Logo included on all signs, billboards, print materials, digital displays, radio spots, and website homepage with link
  • Premier booth location at all events
  • Sponsor-provided banner placed in high visibility areas at all events
  • Acknowledgement in all event-related press releases and media advisories
  • Mention in paid and organic social media
  • 10 parking vouchers per event
  • 25 complimentary tickets to Celebrate Lancaster VIP party
  • 5 complimentary Red Rose Run registrations

QUEEN STREET SPONSOR – $25,000

6 Available • Benefits Include

  • On-stage acknowledgement at all events
  • Logo included on all signs, print materials, digital displays, and website with link to sponsor website
  • Acknowledgement in all event-related press releases and media advisories
  • Booth at all events
  • Mention in paid and organic social media
  • 5 parking vouchers per event
  • 10 complimentary tickets to Celebrate Lancaster VIP party
  • 5 complimentary Red Rose Run registrations

PRINCE STREET SPONSOR – $15,000

5 Available • Benefits Include

  • Logo included on all print materials and website with link to sponsor website
  • Mention in paid and organic social media
  • 5 parking vouchers per City-lead event
  • 5 complimentary Red Rose Run registrations

DUKE STREET SPONSOR – $10,000

5 Available • Benefits Include

  • Logo included on website and with link to sponsor website
  • Mention in organic social media
  • 5 parking vouchers per City-lead event
  • 5 complimentary Red Rose Run registrations

LIME STREET SPONSOR – $5,000

10 Available • Benefits Include

  • Logo included on website with link to sponsor website
  • Mention in organic social media
  • 5 parking vouchers per City-lead event

MULBERRY STREET SPONSOR – $2.500

10 Available • Benefits Include

  • Table/booth at one City-lead event
  • Logo included on event signage
  • Logo included on event website with link to sponsor website
  • Mention in organic social media

GRANT STREET SPONSOR – $1,000

10 Available • Benefits Include

  • Table/booth at one City-lead event
  • Logo included on event signage
  • Logo included on event website with link to sponsor website

CHERRY STREET SPONSOR – $250

Non-Profit or Small Business with revenue <$250,000 • Benefits Include

  • Table/booth at one City-lead event
  • Logo included on event website with link to sponsor website

Sponsorship Application

Have questions, or want to talk about a custom sponsorship package? Email chuettner@cityoflancasterpa.com for more information!