We love the local retailers in our town and we all want to see them around for years to come. Downtown St. Cloud offers a variety of shopping experiences and we encourage you to support them in the difficult months ahead.  

Shop The Town is a passport created in the Visit Greater St. Cloud App that features downtown retailers and gets you entered to win a $500 Downtown Shopping Package!



  1. Get the Visit Greater St. Cloud app in Google Play or download in your Apple store
  2. On the app, go to “Passports” and then Shop the Town.
  3. Visit at least one retailer from each of the four categories.“ Please note that you must visit 4 different retailers, some stores are listed in multiple categories, but they only count as one check-in. 
  4. Take a picture of your shopping experience while you are in the store. No purchase is necessary, but it is encouraged! If you choose to shop online, you must make a purchase for your entry to be valid. Please submit a photo of your receipt as your entry.”
  5. Check-in by submitting a photo of your shopping experience for at least one store in each of the four categories.
  6. Upon completion and approval of the 4th category, you will be prompted to fill out your information so that we know you’ve completed all four categories Please note, it may take up to 48 hours for your photo “Check-In’s” to be approved. 
  7. That is it! We will then be in contact with you for your completion prize AND you will be entered to win a $500 downtown prize package. *Grand prize drawing will happen Thursday April 1st, 2021 and the winner will be contacted via email. 
  8. Please feel free to visit more retailers than the four necessary.



  • Upon completion you will receive a small thank you from Visit Greater St. Cloud.
  • Your name will also be put into a final drawing for a $500 Downtown St. Cloud Prize Package.



  • You must be 18 years or older to enter to win.
  • Shop The Town will run through March 31st, 2021. No “check-ins” will be allowed after this date.
  • The Grand Prize Drawing will take place on April 1st, 2021, winner will be contacted by the email you registered with.
  • Only one check-in is allowed per store. Stores that are in multiple categories are only allowed to be used for one category. 
  • Online shopping at these stores does count as a valid Check-In but a purchase must be made. Please submit a photo of your completed order.  Shopping in the physical store does not require a purchase. 
  • Please be mindful of others and follow social distancing & mask protocols while shopping. 

Visit Greater St. Cloud and Downtown St. Cloud businesses thank you for your support!

*= indicates store offers online shopping

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 To get started, download the Visit Greater St. Cloud App found in your Google Play or Apple Store, go to “Passports” and start Checking-in! 

Although no purchase is necessary for in-store submissions, we encourage you to support them as you are able.