With more than 900 retail locations lining the streets of Center City Philadelphia, it’s easier than ever to find the fashions that suit every style. From luxury labels and national brands to local boutiques and shopping centers, the options are endless, including opportunities for self-care and relaxation. Lavish spas and salons are perfect for pampering, while sporting clubs and fitness studios help to maintain a healthy lifestyle. No matter the need, Center City’s vibrant, walkable neighborhoods are brimming with businesses just waiting to be explored.
Angela Monaco: Permanent Jewelry
Explore the first and only offerings of permanent jewelry in Philadelphia. During the process, a permanent bracelet, or Lazer Links, is secured via a jump ring that is then welded to itself and closed using a laser welder. Appointments are required and usually last 15-20 minutes.
2001 Walnut Street, 215.606.6343
Barnes & Noble: Summer Events
Located just a few minutes from their previous location, Barnes & Noble (B&N) is back along Chestnut Street. With a refreshed appearance and new reads for any time of year. Below is a sampling of B&N's upcoming summer events. Visit their website for their for full schedule.
1708 Chestnut Street, 267.234.9790
Combining integrative medicine with contemporary science, Body+Beauty Lab in Center City has developed an identity that is now synonymous with exceptional, high-quality spa and medical treatments for the face, skin, and body. This summer, take advantage of discounted services and add-ons.
These offers cannot be combined with any other discount.
834 Chestnut Street, 215.258.8301
Center City District SIPS: SIPS Style
Wednesdays, June 7-August 30 | SIPS Style also begins this June with discounts at select retailers across Center City. Every Wednesday, participating businesses invite shoppers to take advantage of reduced-price merchandise and -services. The all-day discounts, of which most begin at 20% off, are perfect for office workers looking for day-to-night fashion, a lunch break fitness class or pre-SIPS pampering.
Various locations throughout Center City
Columbia Factory Store: Senior Discount
On the first Tuesday of every month, shoppers 65 and older will receive 20% off their entire purchase.
Fashion District, 1001 Market Street, 267.764.2010
DiBruno Brothers: Father's Day Gifts
Find the perfect gift for the perfect guy. DiBruno Brothers has gathered the most delicious gift items for Dad, including classic Italian confections, gourmet gift boxes and best-selling meal kits. Shop now and ship later!
834 Chestnut Street, 267.519.3115
1730 Chestnut Street, 215.665.9220
Freeman’s: Summer Auctions
Freeman's is America’s oldest auction house and has been an active part of the auction world for more than 215 years. Below is a list of some of their upcoming summer auctions.
2400 Market Street, 267.414.1261
Macys: Shopping Event with Makeovers and Beauty Demos
Saturdays, now through June 3 | 2p.m.-4p.m.| Come check out the latest Prom Gowns, Suits, and Accessories, enjoy makeovers and demos from various beauty brands. Enter to win a FREE Makeover on Prom Day at the Beauty Counter of your choice!
1300 Market Street, 215.241.9000
Outdoor Voices: Student Discount
College students can sign up for the exclusive OVU perks program with a valid .edu email. The discount includes 20% off in shops and online, plus special perks.
1723 Walnut Street, 267.239.2895
Philadelphia Runner: Center City Group Run
Every Thursday | 6 p.m. - 7 p.m. | Philadelphia Runner hosts free group runs for people of all fitness levels. Meet at the Center City location.No registration required.
1711 Walnut Street, 215.972.8333
Philadelphia Sketch Club: Summer Exhibition
The Philadelphia Sketch Club, founded in 1860, is America’s oldest artists club hosting exhibitions, workshops and events throughout the year. Below are a few summer offerings.
235 South Camac Street, 215.545.9298
Ulta: MAC Makeup Lessons & Applications
A MAC makeup artist leads step-by-step lessons and professional makeup applications in either 30 or 60 minute sessions. Appointments required. Call store for details.
Fashion District, 1021 Market Street, 267.214.1627
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