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, fashiondistrictphiladelphia.com

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, macys.com/philadelphia

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, www.readingterminal.com

Fashion District Philadelphia: AMC Theatres, now open
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, fashiondistrictphiladelphia.com

Rikumo: Private Japanese Green Tea Tastings, ongoing
In a small group setting, learn about green tea history, health benefits, how to brew the perfect cup, and the prominent styles. The class will end with a sampling of the wide range of teas in Rikumos private collection. Click here to select a date and purchase tickets.
Rikumo, 1216 Walnut Street, 215.609.4972, rikumo.com 

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, dibruno.com

Oyster House: Shucking Classes, ongoing
Master shuckers lead 30-minute classes on Monday and Wednesday afternoons from 3 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Lessons are designed for two people and include step-by-step instructions on practice oysters, 1 dozen oysters to shuck and eat and two glasses of champagne. For details, click here.
Oyster House, 1516 Sansom Street, oysterhousephilly.com

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, macys.com/philadelphia

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, macys.com/philadelphia

Candytopia Philadelphia: through March 15
For a limited time, Candytopia, the candy-coated experiential adventure is bringing its 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, fashiondistrictphiladelphia.com

 

Wintergarden on the Greenfield Lawn presented by TD Bank, through March 22
Picturesque plantings create a wonderland of lights, laughter and unforgettable memories. The Albert M. Greenfield Foundation and the Burpee Foundation have provided additional support for this season’s Wintergarden.
Dilworth Park, 1 South 15th Street, dilworthpark.org

STORY at Macy’s: Feel Good, through April
Shop Center City’s newest wellness destination to discover emerging brands and editor-approved tips to help you feel good. In partnership with the award-winning fitness and wellness media platform, Well+Good, Feel Good STORY features three curatorial spaces with merchandise and experiences to help you feel Balanced, Energized and Nourished. Pause for a daily dose of mindfulness in a unique space created in partnership by the Calm app to feel balanced. To feel energized, explore something new from weighted arm bangles to an in-store barre fitness class. To feel nourished, discover healthful grab-and-go snacks and elixirs from brands including Golde and Dada Daily. Click here to learn more and see STORY’s community-centered events focused on wellness.
Macy’s Center City Philadelphia, 1300 Market Street, macys.com/philadelphia 

Heart + Paw East Market Grand Opening: March 14
Visit Center City’s East Market development to celebrate Heart + Paw’s grand opening from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. and explore the new veterinary, doggie daycare and grooming center. Enjoy refreshments and free and fun activities for you and your four-legged friend including an emerald carpet runway, pet portraits by a local watercolor artist and a treat bar. Call 610.421.9860 to book your first visit before March 14 to get a special offer.
Heart + Paw, 1118 Market Street, heartandpaw.com/east-market

Boyds: 13th Annual Spring Fashion Show, March 17
The 13th Annual Spring Fashion Show at Boyds will feature a champagne reception and Carolina Herrera Spring fashion presentation. 100% of ticket proceeds and 10% of purchases and special orders made at the event will support helpusadopt.org. Click here for tickets and details.
Boyds, 1818 Chestnut Street, 215.564.9000, www.boydsphila.com 

STORY at Macy’s: Men’s Grooming Lounge and Whiskey Tasting, March 18
Treat yourself to a beard trim or quick shave while sampling local whiskey at STORY at Macy’s. This event is 21+ only. All registrants must provide a valid photo ID at check in. Advance registration is required. Click here for details and RSVP.
Macy’s Center City Philadelphia, 1300 Market Street, macys.com/philadelphia 

Rita’s Italian Ice: First Day of Spring, March 19
Celebrate the first day of spring with local tradition - free Italian ice at Rita’s in Center City.
Rita’s Italian Ice, 1511 Spruce Street, 215.545.7661, ritasice.com 

Philadelphia Runner Center City: Center City Group Run, March 19
Whether you are training for a race, working on getting back into shape, or just looking for a few people to run with, Philadelphia Runner’s group runs are a fun and laid back way to spend an hour of your weekday evening. The run is 3 - 5 miles, all levels and paces welcome!
Philadelphia Runner Center City, 1601 Sansom Street, 215.972.8333, philadelphiarunner.com/center-city

Bank and Bourbon: 6th Annual Bourbon Bash, April 6
Bourbon enthusiasts and foodies alike can visit Bank & Bourbon for a night of delicious food and fare. Executive Chef Thomas Harkins and Chef Joe Thomas Jr. will prepare some of their signature dishes including charcuterie with local cheeses and country hams; a crudo station with tuna tartare, hamachi, charred octopus and east and west coast oysters; dry aged steak; blackened Sixty South Salmon, crispy duck confit, honey brined Duroc pork and a selection of mouthwatering seasonal desserts from in-house Pastry Chef Amanda Kaewvichien. Bank & Bourbon’s new Bourbon Master will also be featuring signature Bourbon cocktails for guests to enjoy.  Click here to purchase tickets for the 6th Annual Bourbon Bash to support Donors Choose, a nonprofit that supports educational needs and programs in the Greater Philadelphia area.
Bank & Bourbon, 1200 Market Street, 215.231.7300, bankandbourbon.com

Reading Terminal Market: Doggo Yappy Hour, April 23
Celebrate Yappy Hour at City Kitchen with local therapy dogs, plus light snacks and refreshments. Bring your favorite wine or beer and learn how to make your own dog treats. Click here for details and tickets.
Philadelphia Runner Center City, 1601 Sansom Street, 215.972.8333, philadelphiarunner.com/center-city