Berks “Best Kept Secrets Tour”


Berks County’s Best Kept Secrets Tour

June 11th – June 27th, 2015
Find a GOLDEN TICKET and win $100 in tour bucks to spend during the tour!!! Details below.

An unusual shopping/food and fun adventure featuring 37 off-the-beaten path businesses, hand-picked for their uniqueness. Set up like a home or garden tour, you’ll travel place to place, in your own vehicle, enjoying all the special free things (refreshments, games, gifts, demos, workshop tours, make & take projects, etc) the businesses have planned for you.

Your ticket is valid the entire time—do what you can in a day or take 16 days—it’s up to you. Collect tickets to play the shop & win game and enter to win over $1000 in prizes.  Enter to win a $200 shopping spree–(no purchase necessary to enter any tour raffles or drawings, ask a sales associate for details). Plus, each place has given you a valuable coupon. Although we won’t tell you the names of the businesses ahead of time (that’s part of the fun secret!), we will tell you the types of places you’ll visit— unusual home, garden & gift stores housed in restored stone mills, bank barns and historic homes, an alpaca farm where you can interact with the animals, produce and plant farms blooming with beauty, farmer’s markets and gourmet food & treat shops with plentiful samples for tasting, a local pottery, an amazing winery, a jewelry store, art and artisan galleries, a country quilt & fabric shop, a few, specialty shops, a new cafe, antiques, vintage, upcycled and more!!

There really is something for everyone! The stores are located throughout Berks County but if you follow our path you will never travel more than 15 miles between places and most are closer together. What a fun way to find the best kept secrets of Berks County! Tickets are $9 ea–$1 per ticket is donated to the Children’s Alliance. The first 2000 people to purchase tickets will also receive a free goody bag containing promotional items or small treats from the businesses.

Plus, FIND A GOLDEN TICKET– 5 lucky people will find a GOLDEN TICKET within their tour bag! Winners receive $100 in tour bucks to spend during the Berks County Tour at any one of the 37 featured businesses. Track how many Golden Tickets have been found on the Best Kept Secrets Tour page on Facebook (no purchase necessary). Every ticket contains a tour guide that lists the name, address and description of each business, a map to get you around, the calendar of extra events and coupons from each business. Tour stops (excluding cafes, restaurants & wineries) are open at least Mon thru Sat 10 to 6.