Retail Events

Fashion District: Savings Pass
Fashion District’s Savings Pass provides special offers and discounts from participating stores and restaurants. To receive your complimentary Savings Pass valued at over $200 in special savings, participants must meet one of the qualifications listed. Visit Concierge Services, located on 9th Street, between Market Street & Filbert Street, and show your proof of criteria to receive access to the Savings Pass. Look for the Savings Pass decal at your favorite participating stores and restaurants, present your card or virtual pass at time of purchase and save!
Fashion District Philadelphia, 901 Market Street, 215.925.7162,

Macy’s: Visitors Savings Pass
This savings pass allows domestic and international visitors to save 10% on items throughout Macy’s in Center City. Click here to get pass.  
Macy’s Center City Philadelphia, 1300 Market Street,

Reading Terminal Market: Taste of Philadelphia Market Tours, Wednesdays and Saturdays
Learn the story behind cheesesteaks, hoagies, pretzels and other Philly food favorites, and the 125-year old history of the vibrant Reading Terminal Market where they’re sold during this 75-minute, food-writer-led tour. The tour leaves from the Market Welcome Center at 12th and Filbert streets at 10a.m. every Wednesday and Saturday. Reservations required. Click here for more information.
Reading Terminal Market, 51 N 21 Street, 215.922.2317,

Fashion District: LIVE at The District, every Friday
Start your weekend off right, every Friday at The District. Rec Philly is bringing some of Philly’s best musical artists to The Cube at 9th and Market streets every Friday from 5p.m. – 7p.m. See the lineup here.
Fashion District Philadelphia, 901 Market Street, 215.925.7162,

Sephora: Discover the Newest Holiday Favorites, ongoing
The best of these in-demand brands have landed at Sephora on Chestnut Street, just in time for the holidays! Check out PATRICK TA, Melt Cosmetics, Grande Cosmetics, Artist Couture, FARSÁLI, Jouer Cosmetics, DOMINIQUE COSMETICS, Violet Voss, Artis, Cinema Secrets, Blinc, Ciaté London, and more!
Sephora, 1714 Chestnut Street,

Target: HoliDeals, ongoing
Mark your calendars for big savings at Target. Take a sneak peek at Target’s 2019 Black Friday ad, packed with deals and door busters and read on to see Target’s lineup of Holideals.

  • November 8 – 9: Black Friday Preview Sale. Save big on toys, electronics, home and more in stores and online.
  • Every weekend November 16 – December 15: Weekend Deals. Special savings in store and online.
  • November 27: RedCard Early Access Sale all day, Target Circle Early Access Sale starting at 6 p.m.
  • November 28 – 30: Black Friday and Doorbusters, see Target’s ad for savings in stores and online.
  • December 1 – 8: Cyber Week Savings. Stay tuned for deals.
  • December 9: Green Monday. Stay tuned for deals.

If shopping at Target is a favorite family tradition, grab some cocoa and meet us there when the doors open at 5 p.m. Thursday, November 28. Stores will be open until 1 a.m. on Friday, November 29 and re-open Friday morning at 7 a.m. Team members will be stationed at the front of every store to help you score big savings and get through the checkout line seamlessly.

For an extra treat, spend $50 in stores on Friday, November 29 and get a 20% off coupon redeemable online and in stores from December 3 – December 14.

Shop or the Target app, and get your gifts in as little as one hour with free in-store order pickup. Packages will be ready and waiting at the Guest Services counter. Swing in, grab your gear and be on your merry way.
Target, multiple locations,

Di Bruno Bros.: After Hours, ongoing
Book a reservation for Di Bruno Bros. After Hours for you and your guests to enjoy a private shopping experience and taste your way through Di Bruno Bros.’ Franklin location. The store is yours! Taste artisan cheeses, gourmet charcuterie and antipasti while expert cheesemongers whip up concoctions not available anywhere else. Save 20% off all purchases and get an in-depth look into and taste of everything Di Bruno Bros. Click here for reservations.
Di Bruno Bros., 834 Chestnut Street,

Bank & Bourbon: Bourbon Tasting Classes, ongoing
Hear from Bank & Bourbon’s expert Bourbon Master who will launch an ongoing series of classes of bourbon for the novice and expert. The series launches with Bourbon Tasting 101 on Wednesdays at 5:30p.m. at is $25 per guest. Guests will learn about the notes in bourbon and how to pair with sweet and savory flavors. Classes are limited and reservations are required, email to reserve your spot!
Bank and Bourbon, 1200 Market Street,

Macy’s:  Retail 101 Tour, ongoing
Learn about Macy’s history, marketing concepts, merchandising and visual techniques and how Macy’s creates a unique experience through designer labels like Michael Kors and private brands like Maison Jules while walking through one of Philadelphia’s most famous landmark buildings. All participants will receive a Macy’s 10% Visitors Savings Pass. Click here for more information and to book a tour.
Macy’s Center City Philadelphia, 1300 Market Street,

Macy’s: Philadelphia Macy’s History Tour, ongoing
Experience the beloved past and highlights of Macy’s Center City in Philadelphia during the fun and fact-filled Macy’s History Tour. All participants will receive a Macy’s 10% Visitors Savings Pass. At least two week advance reservation required. Click here for more information and to book.
book a tour.
Macy’s Center City Philadelphia, 1300 Market Street,

Loews Hotel Philadelphia: Holiday Parties, ongoing
Celebrate the holidays at Loews Philadelphia. Contact and ask how you can receive 20% savings on holiday party menus when you book an event, as well as how to pair these savings with specialty rates for overnight accommodations in newly-renovated guest rooms.
Loews Hotel Philadelphia, 1200 Market Street,

Di Bruno Bros.: Thanksgiving Pre-Order, through November 15
From Heritage Black Spanish Turkeys to plant-based to game birds, Di Bruno Bros.’ flagship Rittenhouse location has everything you need for an unforgettable holiday feast. Click here to view the menu and place your order by 11/15 for pick up between 11/15 and 12/1.
Di Bruno Bros., 1730 Chestnut Street,

Porta: Philabundance Food Drive, through December 6
Drop off non-perishable food items and receive a voucher for a Margherita or Marinara pizza
Porta, 1216 Chestnut Street,

City Winery: Inaugural Fall Live Music Schedule, through December 26
City Winery is hosting live music and entertainment to celebrate its new Center City location. See the full lineup here. The music venue, restaurant, wine bar and winery is a unique space to enjoy world-class wine, food and music.
City Winery, 990 Filbert St;

J.Crew: Give Warmth, through December 26
Donate any gently worn piece of outerwear and receive $25 off your purchase of $125 or more at J.Crew in The Shops at Liberty Place.
J.Crew, 1625 Chestnut Street,

Candytopia Philadelphia: through January 5
For a limited time, Candytopia, the candy-coated experiential adventure is bringing it’s confectionary wonderland to Philadelphia. Unique experiences at Candytopia Philadelphia include a marshmallow pit filled with over 250,000 foam marshmallows; an underwater-themed wonderland with fantastical candy-covered sea creatures; a rainbow-filled room with flying unicorn pigs and confetti explosions galore, plus sweet surprises. Candytopia Philadelphia will also feature new elements inspired by local culture and landmarks unique to the location that will thrill locals and visitors alike. Click here for tickets.
Fashion District Philadelphia, 901 Market Street, 215.925.7162,

Apple Store: Health & Fitness Walk: Staying Motivated Co-created with Jeanette Jenkins, November 2
Go on a walk co⁠-⁠created with celebrity fitness trainer Jeanette Jenkins and Apple’s Jay Blahnik from 1p.m. to 2p.m. to discover how small changes can make a big impact to daily fitness. Guided by an Apple Creative, you’ll learn how to reach attainable goals, track your progress using Apple Watch, and establish fun and healthy habits to stay motivated. Bring your Apple Watch. Sign up and view additional session times here.
Apple Store, 1607 Walnut Street,

lululemon: Half/Full Marathon Training Recovery Run, November 3, 10, 17
Marathon season is here. Join lululemon every Sunday at 10AM for a recovery run with Anastasia Wohar, a marathoner and full-time attorney. Runs will go anywhere from 4-6 miles, starting and ending at lululemon Walnut Street (1720 Walnut Street). All runners are welcome.
lululemon, 1720 Walnut Street,

Lush: Christmas Collection, November 3
To celebrate the release of their Christmas collection, Lush is hosting an early Christmas party from 12-4p.m. Experience the wonder of Christmas with Lush with demos all day and new Christmas inventions.
Lush, 1525 Walnut Street,

Fashion District Philadelphia: AMC Theatres Grand Opening, November 4
See the season’s holiday blockbuster features in Center City. AMC Theatres at Fashion District Philadelphia will feature eight screens and reclining seats, heated reclining seats, and food and drink delivery right to your seat. Reserve online through AMC’s website. Click here to read more.
Fashion District Philadelphia, 901 Market Street, 215.925.7162,

Apple Store: Video Lab: Small Screen Magic Co-created with Zach King, November 8, 15
Create imaginative videos with the illusion of teleporting, disappearing, and other visual tricks. Using recording and editing techniques inspired by video-maker Zach King, our Apple Creatives will show you how to create a “jump cut” scene that brings magic and storytelling to your video using the Clips app. Get hands-on with the latest iPhone in this session or bring your own. Sign up and view additional session times here.
Apple Store, 1607 Walnut Street,

Reading Terminal Market: Piano Court Holiday Showcase, every other Friday starting November 8
Stop by Piano Court from 8a.m. – 6p.m. for Reading Terminal Market’s Holiday Trunk Show highlighting special holiday offerings from merchants throughout the market.
Reading Terminal Market, 51 North 12th Street,

Papersource: Handmade Holiday Cards Workshop, November 13, 30
Get in the holiday spirit with crafting and merriment! Make four festive cards and plenty of good cheer. Click on each workshop date for times and tickets: November 13, November 30.
Papersource, 1628 Walnut Street,

ETHOS GSFM: 2 Year Anniversary Celebration, November 13
Members of ETHOS GSFM are invited to celebrate ETHOS as the upscale barbershop turns two. Enjoy food, drinks, conversation, prizes and live music from 7p.m. to 9p.m.
ETHOS GSFM, 322 North Broad Street,

Bank & Bourbon: Distiller Happy Hour, November 13
Bank & Bourbon is getting into the holiday spirit with November Distiller Happy Hour. Join John Cooper of Dad’s Hat Distillery and Larry Ebersold of Sagamore Spirits who will be pouring a selection of ryes including: Dad’s Hat Pennsylvania Straight Rye, Dad’s Hat Pennsylvania Bottled-in-Bond Rye, Dad’s Hat Pennsylvania Vermouth Barrel Finished, Sagamore Straight Rye, Sagamore Double Oak Rye and Sagamore Port Barrel Finish Rye from 4-6 p.m. The spirits, starting at $10, will be available in conjunction with Bank & Bourbon’s new Happy Hour menu.
Bank & Bourbon, 1200 Market Street,

LAGOS: Annual Sample Sale, November 15, 16, 22, 23
Just in time for the holiday season, fine jewelry brand LAGOS is hosting its annual sample sale. The highly anticipated event will feature sterling silver and 18k gold jewelry in hundreds of styles. The brand’s signature Caviar designs will be available for 50% off retail price and will be sold on a first-come first-served basis. It’s the perfect place to find that special piece for everyone on your holiday list.
LAGOS, 441 North 5th Street,

One Liberty Observation Deck: A Very Philly Holiday, November 15 – December 29
Celebrate the holiday season with a view that could make flying reindeer jealous. A Very Philadelphia Holiday returns to One Liberty Observation Deck to honor three local holiday traditions. The Mummers, the Pennsylvania Ballet and the Miracle on South 13th Street Light Show each display costumes and decorations in a quadrant of the attraction – and combine their festive forces near the giant replica of Benjamin Franklin’s head.
One Liberty Observation Deck, 1650 Market Street,


Athleta: Thriving Through The Holidays With AAlign Wellness, November 17
Adriana Adelé and Alanna Gardener are teaming up before the holidays to offer practices to help you through this season’s festivities. This session, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., will include a dynamic, but approachable yoga flow, self-massage techniques, breath work and guided journaling to give you strategies to prioritize self-care. Please remember to bring your own mat. After class, there will be an Athleta raffle and light refreshments from Sip-N-Glo and P.S. Snacks! RSVP for your spot here.
Athleta, 1722 Walnut Street, 

Fashion Touchdown 2019, November 18
The sixth annual Fashion Touchdown event features Philadelphia Eagles players and their partners on the runway for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Independence. New this year, Joan Shepp is the Female Model Runway Sponsor. Philadelphia Eagles players will model suits from Damari Savile. Enjoy a live auction and incredible food, drinks and cocktails. Click here for tickets.
The Fillmore Philadelphia, 29 East Allen Street,

Joan Shepp: Gretchen Ventura Event, November 20 – 21
Join designer, Gretchen Ventura, for a special two-day holiday shopping event. Shop beautiful raw and earthly pieces mixed with luxe diamonds and fine gems in the latest collections from the designer.
Joan Shepp, 1811 Chestnut Street,

Papersource: DIY Thanksgiving Table Decorations, November 20, 23
Learn how to design and create everything you need from place cards to table runners so that you can be the host with the most. Bring a small pumpkin to decorate and a drink to enjoy while you craft! Click on each workshop date for time and tickets: November 20, November 23.
Papersource, 1628 Walnut Street,

Goorin Bros. Rittenhouse: Xavi Row Bespoke Pop Up Shop, November 21 – 23
Visit one of the top destinations for hats in Center City and discover Xavi Row custom suits. Enter raffles and enjoy drinks while shopping for your next holiday party look.
Goorin Bros. Rittenhouse, 1427 Walnut Street,

Made in Philadelphia Holiday Market: November 23 – January 1
The Made in Philadelphia Holiday Market brings local designers, crafters and artisans to Dilworth Park for the winter season. Stop by for unique gifts, handmade trinkets and delicious treats. Shop Center City ambassador Meredith Greimel will be on location with Beaucycled plants, knitwear and handmade jewelry. Click here for hours and the full list of vendors.
Dilworth Park, 1 South 15th Street,

Williams Sonoma: Thanksgiving Starts Here, November 23 – 24
Hosting Thanksgiving this year? Visit Williams Sonoma all weekend long for product demonstrations and tastings of Thanksgiving foods. Plus, meet Williams Sonoma’s Thanksgiving Hosts who are ready to share tips, tricks and recipes for planning for the perfect Thanksgiving feast.
Williams Sonoma, 200 South Broad Street,

Macys: Holiday Window Unveiling, November 23
Kick off the holiday season with the unveiling of Macy’s holiday windows from 1p.m. to 4p.m. The fun continues inside with a preview of Macy’s Christmas Light Show followed by performances by Natasha Bedingfield and The Philadelphia Boys Choir. With any $50 or more purchase, meet and snap a photo with the talent.* Be sure to visit the Kids’ Department on the 3rd floor, for face painting and take home balloon art. *Meet and greet is limited to the first 100 customers to make a $50 purchase at Macy’s Center City on 11/23.
Macy’s Center City Philadelphia, 1300 Market Street,

Macy’s: Holiday Dresses Event, November 23
Come find your perfect party dress for every holiday occasion! From 2p.m. – 4p.m. in the 2nd Floor Dress Department, enjoy style consultations, holiday inspired sips and sweets, and complete your look in the INC accessories lounge.
Macy’s Center City Philadelphia, 2nd Floor Dress Department, 1300 Market Street,

Christmas Village in LOVE Park: Preview Weekend, November 23 – 24
Get ready for holiday sips, sights and shopping at the Preview Weekend! Christmas Village in Philadelphia will spread some early holiday cheer on November 23 and 24, 2019. This special two-day weekend gives tens of thousands of shoppers their first chance to experience the new layout for 2019 and meet the new season’s vendors.
LOVE Park, John F. Kennedy Boulevard and North 15th Street,

Athleta: CorePower Yoga Takeover: Yoga Sculpt with Canned Goods, Thanksgiving Edition!, November 24
Join Athleta Walnut Street at CorePower Yoga from 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. for a special edition of their yoga sculpt class! Swap out the dumbbells and bring two to three canned goods to sculpt with. These canned items will be donated to a local food bank for Thanksgiving. After class, there will be light refreshments and a special holiday Athleta raffle. Mats and towels are available to rent for $2, but feel free to bring your own along with plenty of water. RSVP for your spot here.
CorePower Yoga, 1616 Walnut Street,

Deck the Hall Light Show: November 25 – January 1
Deck the Hall Light Show presented by Independence Blue Cross dazzles Dilworth Park visitors every winter. In partnership with 6abc, the spectacle returns this season with nightly show times and a touch of holiday magic. Visitors can enjoy shows daily from 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. on November 25 - January 1.
Dilworth Park, 1 South 15th Street,

P.S. & Co.: Friendsgiving Happy Hour, November 27
Mix and mingle at P.S. & Co. from 6-8 p.m. and enjoy organic cold-pressed mocktails (BYO for cocktails!), appetizers and a cornucopia of all you can eat fall-inspired tarts, pies and cakes. Click here for tickets.
P.S. & Co., 1706 Locust Street,

Bank & Bourbon: Thanksgiving Buffet, November 28
This Thanksgiving, enjoy a festive buffet of seasonal American fare created by Chef Joe Thomas Jr. and his talented culinary team. Enjoy fresh seafood displays, autumn salads, traditional accompaniments, carved local turkey and prime rib. Feast on an elaborate selection of pies for dessert, including apple, sweet potato, pumpkin and Bank & Bourbon’s signature, maple bourbon all prepared by pastry chef Amanda Kaewvichien. Reservations are available from 11AM – 10PM. Click here for the menu and more information.
Bank & Bourbon, 1200 Market Street,

Christmas Village in LOVE Park: November 28 – December 24
Get ready to enjoy holiday sights and sounds with tens of thousands of twinkling lights, festive decorations, live music, and multiple children’s activities. Come ready to shop for high-quality, international and local gifts and decorations. While you shop, follow the sweet scent of gingerbread and fresh-made waffles to the full menu of European food, sweets and drinks.
LOVE Park, John F. Kennedy Boulevard and North 15th Street,

Comcast Holiday Spectacular: November 29 – January 1
Shown on the state-of-the-art Comcast Experience Video Wall at The Comcast Center, the Comcast Holiday Spectacular is filled with sights and sounds of the season. The 15-minute show takes visitors on a festive, musical journey featuring classic favorites like Carol of the Bells, Jingle Bell Rock, and The Twelve Days of Christmas and a snippet of The Nutcracker performed by the renowned Pennsylvania Ballet. Participate in sing-a-longs and enjoy a virtual sleigh ride through the city. Gather at the Comcast Center at the top of each hour from 10a.m.– 8p.m., excluding weekdays at 5p.m. to experience the must-see holiday tradition in Philadelphia since its 2008 debut.
Comcast Center, 1701 John F. Kennedy Blvd,

Macy’s: Christmas Light Show: November 29 – December 31
In the Grand Court of the historic Wanamaker department store– now Macy’s – watch the stories of the Sugar Plum Fairy and Frosty the Snowman play out in a magnificent light show, narrated by Julie Andrews and topped off by a 40 foot tall magic Christmas tree. Don’t miss this Philadelphia tradition of over 60 years! Showtimes run every two hours from 10a.m. – 8p.m. and are subject to change.
Macy’s, 1300 Market Street,

Macy’s: Santaland and Dickens Village, November 29 – December 31
Meet Santa and tell him everything on your wish list. He’s only here until the 24th, so see him before he leaves on his big journey! Through December 31st, take a trip to Victorian England with Macy’s and witness A Christmas Carol, the classic tale by Charles Dickens, come to life before your very eyes. Santa is available through December 24, while Dickens Village will be open until December 31st.
Macy’s Center City Philadelphia, 3rd Floor, 1300 Market Street,

Small Business Saturday: November 30
The annual shopping tradition brings together communities to support their favorite small business. Explore Center City’s four shopping districts and shop small to support the local stores that make Center City the region’s top destination for shopping and holiday gifts you cannot get anywhere else.

Ritual Shoppe: Small Business Saturday, November 30
Shop and celebrate your favorite local brands at Ritual Shoppe for Small Business Saturday. Enjoy a special pop-up with Supra Endura and Forge & Finish, light refreshments and extended store hours from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Ritual Shoppe, 2003 Walnut Street,

Papersource: Holiday Gift Wrap Workshop, December 4, 18
Learn gift wrapping essentials and how to create festive tags and elegant accents. Bring your friends, your favorite winter libation and 4 boxed gifts ready to dress up! Get inspired for the season and take advantage of the 10% off coupon provided with the class to get the materials you need to finish the rest of your gift wrapping at home. Click on each workshop date for more information and tickets: December 4, December 18.
Papersource, 1628 Walnut Street,

Pennsylvania Ballet: George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker, December 6 – 31
The Pennsylvania Ballet returns to the grand Academy of Music for an elegant (yet kid-friendly) Philadelphia dance tradition. Tchaikovsky’s iconic score pairs with lavish sets and costumes as well as enchanting performances by the dancers and members of the Philadelphia Orchestra.
Academy of Music, 240 South Broad Street,

Joan Shepp: John Wind Holiday Shop, December 7
Join designer, John Wind, at Joan Shepp for the annual post-Thanksgiving and pre-holiday trunk show full of one-of-a-kind limited edition gifts and the JW charm bar.
Joan Shepp, 1811 Chestnut Street,

Macy’s: Hello Kitty Meet & Greet!, December 7
Come say hello to Hello Kitty at Macy’s Center City! Head to Macy’s Toy Department on the 3rd Floor to take a photo with Hello Kitty at the selfie station, create your own crafts, enjoy sweet treats and more from 10:30a.m. to 12:30p.m. Plus, with any Hello Kitty purchase of $50 or more, receive a special gift.
Macy’s Center City Philadelphia, 3rd Floor Toy Department, 1300 Market Street,

Joan Shepp: Chanel + Champagne, December 13 – 14
Celebrate the holiday season with Chanel and Champagne at Joan Shepp! The exclusive shopping event will feature a collection of authentic Chanel handbags and jewelry.
Joan Shepp, 1811 Chestnut Street,

P.S. & Co.: Holiday Cookie Workshop, December 15
Learn tips and tricks from the vegan baking experts at P.S. & Co. Create and enjoy three of P.S. & Co.’s most requested cookie recipes, plus coffee or tea. Click here for tickets.
P.S. & Co., 1706 Locust Street,

Loews Hotel Philadelphia: Holiday Brunch and Winter Wonderland, December 15
Savor a special holiday themed brunch buffet including a children’s pancake making station, carving stations and homemade pie and desserts. Capture moments with complimentary family photo opportunities with Santa Claus, the abominable snowman and a life size snow globe. Create themed crafts for the whole family. Play on a holiday bouncy castle. Enjoy a soft play area, mazes and inflatables for children of all ages. Hop on the Fun Express Train Station. Sip on handcrafted holiday cocktails. Make memories that will last a lifetime. Tickets include brunch, activities and service fee. Click here to purchase.
Loews Hotel Philadelphia, 1200 Market Street,

Reading Terminal Market: Santa in Piano Court, December 21
Visit Santa and get your picture taken with him in Piano Court (behind Millers Twist) from 11a.m. – 3p.m.
Reading Terminal Market, 51 North 12th Street,

P.S. & Co.: Ugly Sweater Happy Hour, December 23
Wear your ugly sweater proudly and enjoy endless holiday appetizers, desserts and mocktails. The ugliest sweater wins a prize! Click here for tickets.
P.S. & Co., 1706 Locust Street,

Reading Terminal Market: Free Demo- Mummer’s Soup, December 28
Visit City Kitchen at 11:30AM for a free soup demonstration lead by a local chapter of Mummers in honor of the Mummer’s Day at the market.
Reading Terminal Market, 51 North 12th Street,