Unley Road Association Press Release 8 January, 2016
A Taste of Unley Road / An Evening Under the Stars
An Initiative to Thank South Australians for Supporting Local and Small Businesses on Unley Road
A Taste of Unley Road is a shopping event hosted by the Unley Road Association, which encourages people to support local and small businesses on Unley Road. Supported by the businesses of Unley Road, and The City of Unley, A Taste of Unley Road 2016 will run from 1 Feb – 14 Feb, 2016, with businesses on the road offering specials and exclusive products and services.
During A Taste of Unley Road, shoppers can win a $3500 shopping spree at premium Unley Road retailers and service providers: Pink Carat Jewellery, Perri Cutten, KidsZone, Chique Laser Clinic, Escape Travel Unley, and Cartridge World Unley. Entry is through spending $30 at any Unley Road business from 1 Feb – 14 Feb, 2016, and registering on www.onlyunleyroad.com.au
2016 sees the return of the popular A Taste of Unley Road voucher books: 5000 books containing thousands of dollars in deals and savings from over 60 Unley Road businesses, will be distributed all over Adelaide in the lead up to the event encouraging people to visit, shop, and conduct business in Unley. Voucher books can be collected from selected businesses on Unley Road – visit www.facebook.com/unleyroad for a comprehensive listing.
A Taste of Unley Road 2016 also sees the return of the popular and free community concert event, An Evening Under the Stars 2016.
An Evening Under the Stars will take place on Saturday 6 February, 2016 at the Unley Soldiers Memorial Gardens. The event this year has a “Family” theme and everyone is welcome to attend.
“We’re now in our fifth year, and we want to see as many South Australians at this event, so we can thank them for supporting small, local, and family-run businesses”, Stephen Finos, Vice Chairman of the Unley Road Association.
“Popular South Australian talents Vogue Duo and their band are back again, after their incredible performance last year, and will be accompanied by a 75 member Westminster School Senior Vocal Ensemble.”
Budget-friendly and delicious refreshments including cold rolls, curries, Vietnamese coffee and cakes from local Unley Road businesses will also be available for purchase on the evening.
The official event charity partner is ‘Soldier On’, and volunteers will be running a sausage sizzle on the evening, with all proceeds going to helping rehabilitate wounded members of the Australian armed forces.