Retail Events

Color STORY at Macy’s, through June 26
Macy’s Center City is one of 36 stores nationwide to introduce STORY, a narrative driven retail concept shop. Opening with “Color” as its inaugural theme, STORY at Macy’s invites customers to explore and experience color through a rainbow of giftable products for men, women, kids and home. MAC Cosmetics, Crayola®, Levi’s® Kids, and more than 70 small businesses come together to deliver an immersive, vibrant experience.

From the national in-store debut of Primary, an online kidswear brand, to gourmet chocolate bars in unique flavors like coffee & doughnuts from LA-based chocolatier Compartes – there is truly something for everyone.

With themes changing every few months, STORY at Macy’s will deliver new concepts through its signature blend of unique collaborations, narrative-driven merchandising and dynamic event programming. Open now and running through Wednesday, June 26, Color STORY will engage customers through its calendar of events and classes, focused on self-expression and creativity.
Macy’s Center City, 1300 Market Street, 215.241.9000,

Champion: now open
The fifth Champion store in the nation is now open in the heart of downtown Philadelphia. The 3,040 square foot location pays homage to the brand’s rich history as well as the city’s renowned presence. From vintage Champion Philadelphia sport memorabilia to exclusive Philadelphia pieces and a second floor customization studio, there is plenty in store for Center City shoppers to enjoy.
Champion, 1507 Walnut Street, 215.665.1383,

Rumble Boxing: now open
The boxing-inspired group fitness destination, Rumble Boxing, will officially open its first Philadelphia location on April 5. Each 45-minute class incorporates 10 rounds of full-body strength training and metabolic conditioning for an intense, fast-paced workout, beloved by celebrities including Kendall Jenner, Hailey Baldwin, David Beckham, and Kevin Hart. To book your spot for opening week, visit
Rumble Boxing, 1520 Walnut Street, 212.804.7818,

Uniqlo: Deals on Spring Essentials, ongoing
Check everything off your shopping list with specials on spring essentials at Uniqlo. From BLOCKTECH outerwear for all-weather comfort to pants with sleek tailoring ideal for everyday style, shop Uniqlo’s Center City flagship store for the best in spring style staples.
Uniqlo, 1608 Chestnut Street, 877.486.4756,

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East Market in Bloom Saturday Series, ongoing
Every Saturday this spring, visit Center City’s East Market development for a variety of fun events and programming. From floral making classes to dog-friendly happy hours, outdoor games, food trucks and live entertainment- East Market has bloomed! From May 4 through May 25, enjoy Floral Make and Take floral arrangement making classes from 1-4pm along with a pop-up bar by Chaddsford Winery, discounts and Iron Hill Brewery and live entertainment. From 4-6pm, play Yappy Happy Hour Quizzo with Johnny Goodtimes. The SPCA will be on site with dogs for adoption. Click here for more information and tickets.

Marine Layer: Re-Spun recycling program, ongoing
Re-Spun is Marine Layer’s revolutionary recycling program that’ll give your old tee a new life. Drop off your old tees in store, get $5 credit per tee (up to $25 but no limit to donations) and Marine Layer will turn your old shirts into one-of-a-kind recycled tees. Re-Spun recycled tees are expected to launch in April. Learn more about Re-Spun here.
Marine Layer, 1604 Walnut Street, 215.644.8186,

Nicole Miller: A Philadelphia Store-y: 25 Years of Nicole Miller Philadelphia exhibit at Drexel University, through August 30, 2019
The Robert and Penny Fox Historic Costume Collection (FHCC) of Drexel University’s Westphal College of Media Arts & Design is presenting a retrospective exhibition highlighting work by renowned fashion designer Nicole Miller. The exhibition A Philadelphia Store-y: 25 Years of Nicole Miller Philadelphia pays tribute to the retailer’s contributions to fashion and philanthropy in the city. The Robert and Penny Fox Historic Costume Collection is open to the public Monday through Friday from 9am – 3pm in the URBN Center at 3501 Market Street. For more information, click here.

LAGOS: Spring 2019 Collection, new arrival
Beautiful gemstones and timeless style from the LAGOS Spring 2019 collection are now available at LAGOS Rittenhouse. LAGOS is abuzz with Honeybees- a collection as sweet as honey, handcrafted with 18k Caviar gold details. Spring into the Maya collection by LAGOS with new designs handcrafted in Turquois, Lapis and Mother of Pearl – an ideal color palette for the spring season.
LAGOS Rittenhouse, 1735 Walnut Street, 215.567.0770,

Sephora: Pat McGrath Labs, new arrival
New makeup brand alert! Pat McGrath is one of the most celebrated editorial and runway makeup artists in the world. The impact of her work in beauty and fashion over the past 20 years is unparalleled. Discover Pat McGrath’s cosmetics, now available at Sephora’s Center City store.
Sephora, 1714 Chestnut Street, 215.563.6112,

Sephora: Throw an In-Store Party, ongoing
The perfect way to celebrate all those birthday’s and brides in your life. Gather your guest list and get expert advice, try new products and more. Call Sephora for details and to book your own party.
Sephora, 1714 Chestnut Street, 215.563.6112,

Ulta: Gorgeous Hair Event, through June 1
Discover daily beauty steals from the most loved brands including Bumble & Bumble, It’s A 10!, Living Proof, Drybar, and more for up to 50% off.
Ulta, 1619 Walnut Street, 215.640.9602,

Benjamin Lovell Shoes: Naot Trunk Show, May 16
Visit Benjamin Lovell Shoes’ flagship Rittenhouse location for a special Naot brand event with Bruce Gosser from 11am-3pm. Naot is Israel’s leading manufacturer and exporter of shoes, the brand strives to exemplify the best in comfort shoes. Naot’s styles feature a unique anatomical footbed that replicates the contours of the foot. The colorful footwear from Naot is designed in line with the latest fashion trends and will revitalize any wardrobe.
Benjamin Lovell Shoes, 1728 Chestnut Street, 215.564.4655,

STORY at Macy’s: Smokey Eye Perfection with MAC Cosmetics, May 17
Ready to standout in the shadows? Join the experts at MAC Cosmetics to master the perfect smokey eye from 3pm – 7pm.
Macy’s Center City, 1300 Market Street, 215.241.9000,

Athleta: Full Body Fitness with Amanda Ryan, May 18
Kick your Saturday morning off right with fun, challenging circuits for a full body workout. Local fitness instructor and personal trainer Amanda Ryan will make you feel strong and empowered. Please bring your own mat and get ready for a fun workout! RSVP for your spot here.
Athleta, 1722 Walnut Street, 215.732.1983,


Madewell: #DoingThings with Outdoor Voices, May 18
Celebrate Madewell’s limited-edition Outdoor Voices collaboration with an endorphin-boosting two-mile jog (walkers welcome too). Hit the streets, then head back for local snacks, sips from La Colombe and Topo Chico, plus shopping. Can’t make the run? Head to Madewell’s Walnut Street location to get the party started at 10:30am! RSVP and find more information here.
Madewell, 1716 Walnut Street, 215.772.1213,

Shakespeare & Co.: Author Dotty Brown Discussing Book – Boathouse Row, May 18
Author Dotty Brown is a former reporter and editor at The Philadelphia Inquirer. Her novel, Boathouse Row: Waves of Change in the Birthplace of American Rowing, is the first to lift the curtain on the little-known culture and history of Philadelphia’s iconic 19th century landmark. With the skills of an investigative journalist, Dotty Brown describes the evolution of Boathouse Row with stories, photos and quotes from Boathouse Row legends. Seating for this event is first-come, first-served. To join the signing line, please purchase a book from Shakespeare & Co. Find more information about the event here.
Shakespeare & Co., 1632 Walnut Street, 215.486.2106,

Boyds Philadelphia: Evening Wear Trunk Show, through May 18
Wedding season is right around the corner. Whether it’s black tie, destination or cocktail attire, shop at Boyds Philadelphia to be the best dressed guest. Featured designers for the Evening Wear Trunk Show include The Danes, Oscar de la Renta, ZAC by Zac Posen, Carolina Herrera, Jenny Packham, C.D. Greene, Zac Posen, Judith Leiber Couture, and Jeffrey Levinson.
Boyds Philadelphia, 1818 Chestnut Street, 215.564.9000,

Sephora: Benefit Cosmetics Exclusive In-Store Event, May 18
Discover and try the latest products and trends from Benefit Cosmetics at this exclusive open house event from 1:00pm – 7:00pm. Since 1976, Benefit Cosmetics has been the go-to cosmetics brand for instant beauty fixes. The brand’s bestsellers include Hoola Matte Bronzer, They’re Real! Lengthening and Volumizing Mascara, and a variety of eyebrow products.
Sephora, 1714 Chestnut Street, 215.563.6112,

Rittenhouse Row Spring Festival 2019, May 18
The annual Rittenhouse Row Spring Festival will bring plenty of opportunities to shop and celebrate Philadelphia’s premier retail corridor. Neighborhood restaurants and bars will serve street friendly food and alcoholic drinks to enjoy alfresco from 12-5pm. In addition, there will be live music and family-friendly activities. Admission to the festival is free. Food and drink are pay as you go.
Rittenhouse Row, Walnut Street between Broad and 19th Streets and 17th and 18th from Sansom to Locust,

Philadelphia Runner: Run to Yoga, May 19
Meet the Philadelphia Runner team at 9:00am for a 30 minute group run around Center City followed by a dynamic flow yoga session led by a Focus Barre & Yoga instructor. You will be lead through a series of postures to stretch the muscles of the feet, legs, back and shoulders and strengthen muscles surrounding the joints including the ankles, knees, hips, shoulders and wrists.
The run and yoga are free and all are welcome to join. BYO mat.
Philadelphia Runner, 1601 Sansom Street, 215. 972.8333,

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Sephora: Milk Makeup Exclusive In-Store Event, May 19
Visit Sephora’s Center City store to discover and try the latest products and trends from Milk Makeup at this exclusive open house event from 1:00pm – 7:00pm. Milk Makeup has unique multi-use products designed for an on-the-go lifestyle, with high-tech ingredients.
Sephora, 1714 Chestnut Street, 215.563.6112,

Athleta: Monday Miles with Angelena, May 20
Join Athleta’s new run coach Angelena Minniti for a weekly run! Angelena is also a NASM Certified Personal Trainer and Orangetheory Fitness Instructor. Each week the distances and challenges will change. The group is open to all levels and paces. Personal items can be stored at Athleta’s Walnut Street location during the run from 5:30pm – 6:30pm.
Athleta, 1722 Walnut Street, 215.732.1983,

Athleta: Spring into Fitness at The Comcast Center, May 21
Athleta will be participating in a fitness pop-up at the Comcast Center. Guests are invited to enjoy fitness demos, athletic wear pop-ups, acai bowls, green juices and more!
The Comcast Center, 1701 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, 215.732.1983,

STORY at Macy’s: DIY Melted Crayon MANDALAs with Crayola, May 22
Get ready for melting magic. Visit STORY at Macy’s for a Crayola Create It Yourself workshop to transform an ordinary piece of wood into an extraordinary mandala-inspired display using the Crayola Crayon Melter. RSVP here.
Macy’s Center City, 1300 Market Street, 215.241.9000,

Sephora: Prom Full-Face Makeover, May 23
Come and get ready with Sephora on your special day! A Beauty Advisor will work with you to create the perfect prom look. Bring inspiration or choose a look for your big night. Free with $50 purchase. See more dates and times here.
Sephora, 1714 Chestnut Street, 215.563.6112,

Benjamin Lovell Shoes: Rieker Trunk Show, May 24th
Meet brand expert Bill Bracken at Benjamin Lovell Shoes’ flagship Rittenhouse location. Rieker is one of the leading anti-stress shoe brands. Rieker’s special construction methods and components allow for minimal weight, maximum flexibility, ample foot room and ultimate shock absorption. Learn more about the brand and see the styles in person during the one-day trunk show.
Benjamin Lovell Shoes, 1728 Chestnut Street, 215.564.4655,