Shop Small Steamtown: Throwback

September 14 and 15

12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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Strap on your L.A. Gears and grab your Walkman because we're throwing it back ... way BACK! Retro movies, fashions, and interactive experiences that will have you feeling all kinds of 1985. Join us as we relive the best of the 80's, 90's, with a totally awesome assortment of local vendors, delicious food, live music, and MORE!

Mall Madness Scavenger Hunt: Sale at the Steamtown Mall!

Join Electric City Escape for a Mall Madness inspired scavenger hunt! It's your favorite teen-sleepover board game come to life! Dash across the Marketplace as you shop for shoes ... errr search for clues!

Jazzercise in Center Court

Grab your leg warmers and sweatbands, because Crunch Fitness is gonna make you sweat! Their instructors will be leading Marketplace patrons (That means you!) on a journey through Richard Simmons and Jane Fonda inspired workouts, complete with your favorite '80/'90s tunes! Warm up in center court at 11:30 with a 30 min workout beginning at noon Saturday and Sunday.

Retro Arcade

Slurp down that slushie and head over to Nick D's Video Game Vault for Pac Man, Asteroids, and Skee-Ball! Do you dare take the High Score Challenge!?!? Challenges will take place Saturday and Sunday from 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM. Their RetroVerse Lounge is always playing 80s and 90s cartoons and movies, with retro consoles like the NES, Atari 2600, and Playstation 2 there to enjoy. Get in the zone!

Stranger Things Trivia and Marathon

Center City Wine Cellar is getting strange as they take us into the Upside Down during Stranger Things trivia on Saturday night! Registration is at 5PM on Saturday. Show up in your best Hawkins-inspired cosplay because why not?? *not for children, 21+*

Adult Lisa Frank Coloring

It wouldn't be a 90's themed party without a little Lisa Frank! Page after page of happy dolphins and dancing pandas are sure to brighten anyones day. Join Center City Wine Cellar for rainbows, wine, and washable makers on Sunday. *not for children, 21+*

Throwback Movies

Get ready for nostalgia in high def! Back to the Future and Dirty Dancing on the big screen! Cosmic Cinemas will be playing these $1 Retro Features form 9/13 - 9/19 ... check for showtimes!

Horror Double Feature

Get SPOOKY with NEPA Horror Film Festival presents a free double feature, Saturday @ 3pm. Fans of "Creepshow" and "Tales from the Crypt" will love "The Last Ride". A three part tale with a mix of scares and laughs. Stay if you dare for "ARTIK", a chilling tale of family, games, and gore. PLUS $10 pre-sale Horror Fest tickets (reg $14) and free shot at the TheVspot Bar with purchase (same day only) *not for children, 18+ / free shot 21+*

DIY Slap Bracelets

Bee's Backyard will be taking us back in time to the days of everyone's favorite piece of statement jewelry, slap bracelets! Plus, bring your old Lisa Frank stickers and do some 80's and 90's sticker trading with your new friends after you create the slap bracelet of your dreams. We just know the New Kids on the Block will notice how cool you look after designing that slap bracelet! All ages welcome!

Retro Board Games

Grab a slice with the fam and settle down for a rousing game of Guess Who?, or Sorry!... what about Old Maid?!? So many games to choose from you may need a whole pie instead of that slice. Fun for the whole family and free to play! You can find them on tables in front of the Scranton Public Market on our 2nd floor bridgeways.

Live Music

Find your way over to the SPM lounge and listen for Dakota "Doc" Lawler, Liam Alone, Paul Martin, and Jeff Lewis as they do what they do best... plus a little '80s/'90s flavor mixed in!


The Scranton Public Market is seeking out the best of 80's and 90's throwback fashions, collectables and accessories! Plus some cool 2019 stuff too! Discounted rates for '80/'90 themed vendors and first timers! If you'd like to sell something during our Throwback event fill out this form:

Details and times are subject to change, so stay tuned to this page and the page below for additions or changes! More details are coming soon, so grab your Beanie Babies and POG's and get ready to get nostalgic. We hope to see you there! Backstreet's back, ALRIGHT!