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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.

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New Retailers and Restaurants Now Open in Center City

With seasonal blossoms comes new restaurants, shops, and service providers to explore in Center City! Check out 18 recently opened retailers and restaurants to visit.

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Retail Happenings & Events

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Barnes & Noble: Author Events

  • Author Events & Kids Storytime | Ongoing | Throughout the year Barnes & Noble hosts in-store author events and kids storytimes programs. Check their website for the full schedule of events.

1708 Chestnut Street, 267.234.9790

Body and Beauty Lab: Silk & Sculpt Beauty Redefined 
July 24 | 5 p.m. | A collaborative event with two local Philadelphia businesses. Body and Beauty Lab is a Luxury Med Spa that will be offering FREE consults ($50 Value) with one of our injectors and estheticians. We will also be offering a 10% discount on any procedure/injectable booked at the event. Madalynne Intimates is a local Intimates and Lingerie company that will showcase their pieces and offer 10% off. Maddie herself will be in attendance and will also be offering FREE bra sizing. Drinks and light bites will be served. All attendees will be entered into a raffle ($1000 Value)! 
834 Chestnut Street #104, 215.989.3500 

Commonweal: Plantasia Art Exhibit 
June 28 – August 3 | Inspired by Mort Garson's beloved 1976 album of the same name, Plantasia features 11 Philadelphia-based artists focusing on flora and the organic world. 
1607 Latimer Street, 445.345.2067 

DFTI Boutique: Charm Party 
July 11 | Custom charm jewelry building, sip n shop with locally made cocktails, special in store discounts. 
2032 Chestnut Street, 267.758.6790 

Joan Shepp: Sale: Save Up To 70% 
Ongoing | Joan Shepp's sale has begun with select markdowns available online. Find that great new outfit for yourself or look for a gift for someone special.
1811 Chestnut Street, 215.735.2666

Jefferson Farmers' Market
Thursdays | 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
925 Chestnut Street

L. Priori Jewelery: Summer Speaker Series 
July 24 | 5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. | LPJ will be hosting a Summer Speaker Series exploring female entrepreneurship and settling into a niche that is true to you. Join us in listening to our speaker of the month, enjoy some light bites and drinks, and gain tools of empowerment! Get tickets today.
1719 Chestnut Street, 267.318.7507 

Lapstone & Hammer: 4th of July Sale 
Happening now | Shop our 4th of July sale now and save 40% on all your favorite brands. Sale is both in-store and online. 
1106 Chestnut Street, 215.592.9166 

Loews Hotel: Red, White and Views at Loews Philadelphia Hotel 
July 4 | Celebrate America’s Independence in style on the 33rd floor of Loews Philadelphia Hotel. Guests and locals alike can enjoy the stunning panoramic views of the city skyline with festive décor, bites and a full-service bar. Tickets include one complimentary beverage and optimal viewing of the City’s firework celebrations. Offer ends July 3. See below for more details.

  • Nightly valet parking for one vehicle
  • Late check-out of 2 pm 

1200 Market Street, 215.627.1200 

Open House: 4th of July Summer Serving Sale 
July 3 | 20% off Galleyware summer serving platters for all your barbecue, picnic, and beach party needs for the long weekend. 
107 S. 13th Street, 215.922.1415 

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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

The Print Center: Spring 2024 Exhibitions | Now-July 20 | This spring the gallery presents three solo exhibitions featuring work by Nancy Hellebrand, Stephanie Santana, and Martha "Martie" Zelt, artists whose interests in image-making go hand-in-hand with their responsive uses of artistic materials.
1614 Latimer Street, 215.735.6090

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Martie Zelt, May Print, 1974, provided by The Print Center

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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Explore downtown Philadelphia's vibrant, urban shopping experience with both national destination retailers and unique local boutiques. You'll always find what you want and something you can only get in Center City.

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