Marketing & Promotion

The BID attracts visitors to the District by promoting its shopping, dining, office, and entertainment offerings in a variety of ways, including the production of signature events, and through online and print marketing materials.

Learn more about how you and your business can get involved below.


Shopping & Dining Specials

If you are a BID business running special offers let us know and we will try to promote it on the BID’s website! Posting usually takes several days once the form has been submitted.

  • Click here to submit your offer.

Events at your Business

If you are hosting or organizing an event in the BID let us know and we will try to promote it on the BID’s social media! Posting usually takes 2-3 business days once the form has been submitted.

  • Click here to submit your event.

BID Signature Events

Flatbush Street Fair
Location: Flatbush Avenue from Parkside Avenue to Cortelyou Road
About: The BID’s annual street fair is one of the biggest events in Flatbush every summer! The fair attracts thousands who come to enjoy rides, music, family activities, and shopping at hundreds of vendor stalls. Spaces are free for Flatbush Avenue BID merchants but you must register to save your space. For a registration form, please contact the BID at FlatbushAveBID1@gmail.com or call 718-282-2500, x66351. Businesses outside the BID which are interested in having a booth should contact Meteor Productions at (718) 444-6028. For information on how to participate as a sponsor, please contact Lauren Elvers Collins at 718-282-2500, x66351 or FlatbushAveBID1@gmail.com.

Sidewalk Sale Days
Location: Flatbush Avenue from Parkside Avenue to Cortelyou Road
About: At the three-day-long Sidewalk Sale event, merchants of the Flatbush Avenue BID offer shoppers extreme savings and fabulous deals on fashion, home-wares, stationery, beauty supplies, electrical goods, food, and more! The sales event takes place along the sidewalks and inside participating businesses located on Flatbush Avenue from Parkside Avenue to Cortelyou Road. For information on how to participate as a vendor, please contact Hope at FlatbushAveBID3@gmail.com or call 718-282-2500, x66350.

Kings Cares Thanksgiving Luncheon
Location: Kings Theatre Courtyard (1027 Flatbush Ave.)
All are welcome to celebrate the holiday with new friends and old at the free and festive annual Thanksgiving Luncheon hosted under a heated tent in the courtyard of the Kings Theatre. Volunteers are needed. For information on sponsorship and volunteer opportunities, please contact Lauren at 718-282-2500, x66351 or FlatbushAveBID1@gmail.com.

Holiday Fun on Small Business Saturday!
Location: various locations on Flatbush Ave.
The BID celebrates this magical time of year with music, giveaways, and the launch of an annual Shop Local campaign on Small Business Saturday (the Saturday after Thanksgiving). For information on sponsorship and volunteer opportunities, please contact Lauren at 718-282-2500, x66351 or FlatbushAveBID1@gmail.com.