press release

Center City District SIPS Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Contact:  JoAnn Loviglio
T 215.440.5546


Exclusive happy hour discounts every Wednesday, June 5 ‒ August 28

PHILADELPHIA (April 24, 2024): This summer marks the 20th anniversary of Philadelphia’s favorite happy hour, Center City District (CCD) SIPS. Beginning June 5 and continuing every Wednesday through August 28, dozens of bars and restaurants will take part in the tradition by offering exclusive discounts found only in Center City.

Every week from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., dozens of venues will serve $7 cocktails, including specials made with Hornitos® Tequila, $6 wine, $5 beer and half-price appetizers. After 7 p.m., select locations will provide 15% off dinner. The full list of participants is located at

"For the last twenty years, SIPS has been a must-do event for many young professionals working and living in Center City" said Prema Katari Gupta, President and CEO of the Center City District. "We now recognize that in-person events and socialization are more important than ever and we are thrilled to continue this iconic event."

CCD SIPS at Dilworth Park presented by Hornitos® Tequila also returns this June. For the first time, CCD will introduce a limited-edition beer made in partnership with local brewery, Broad Street Brewing. SIPS Summer Splash, a Mexican-style lager with lime, will be sold exclusively at Dilworth Park’s Air Grille throughout the summer and will be available during SIPS for only $5. Additional Air Grille specials include $7 Hornitos® Tequila cocktails, $6 wine and $5 76 & Sunny beer, plus weekly food specials.

On June 5, 12 and 26, the Rothman Orthopaedics Roller Rink will be open exclusively for SIPS at Dilworth Park patrons. A rink ticket is required to skate and can be purchased at No food or drink will be permitted on the rink.

In commemoration of CCD SIPS’ 20th anniversary, Dilworth Park will host the official CCD SIPS Preview Party in partnership with Wooder Ice on Wednesday, May 22. The one-night-only event will feature exclusive SIPS pricing, live DJ entertainment, giveaways and activations courtesy of Hornitos® Tequila and Broad Street Brewing. The event will begin promptly at 5 p.m. and will continue until 7 p.m. Attendance is free for all guests 21 and older.

The Preview Party will also mark the official launch of SIPS Summer Splash.

CCD SIPS participants will continue to be added through June 5. The current list includes:

13 Patio*

1518 Bar & Grill

Amuse Restaurant*


Attico Rooftop

Bar Bombon*

Bar Lesieur

Barbuzzo Restaurant

Bar-ly Chinatown

Barra Rossa*

Barstool Sansom Street

Bodega Bar & Kitchen

Bru Craft and Wurst*

Bud & Marilyn's

Butcher Bar

Capriccio Cafe and Bar*

Caribou Café

Cavanaugh's Rittenhouse

Chris’ Jazz Café*

City Tap House Logan Square*

Con Murphy's

Continental Midtown

Darling Jack's Tavern


Devil's Alley

Devon Seafood Grill

Dim Sum House by Jane G’s

Dolce Italian*

Double Knot

Drinker's Pub


Finn McCools Ale House*

Flambo Caribbean Restaurant*

Giuseppe & Sons

Gran Caffe L'Aquila

Hard Rock Café*

Harp & Crown

High Street

Hi-Lo Taco Co.

Howl at the Moon*

Independence Beer Garden

Iron Hill Brewery

Kook Burger & Bar

Ladder 15


Lucy's Bar

Marathon Grill Restaurants

Misconduct Tavern

Miss Saigon Vietnamese Restaurant and Lounge*


Nabrasa Brazilian Steakhouse


Pearl & Mary

Pizzeria Vetri





Sura Bistro*

Taste Cheesesteak Bar

Thanal Indian Tavern*

The Air Grille

The Black Sheep*

The Cauldron*

The Franklin Mortgage & Investment Company*

The Goat Rittenhouse*

The Hayes*

The Morris

The Mulberry*


Top Tomato Bar & Pizza


Uptown Beer Garden*

Veda Modern Indian Bistro*

Via Locusta

Village Whiskey

Walnut Garden

Wicked Wolf Philadelphia

Wrap Shack

*Offering 15% off dinner after 7 p.m.

Center City District SIPS is produced by Center City District with support from Hornitos® Tequila. Visit to find the most up-to-date participant list and information.


Center City District, a private-sector organization dedicated to making Center City Philadelphia clean, safe and attractive, is committed to maintaining Center City’s competitive edge as a regional employment center, a quality place to live, and a premier regional destination for dining, shopping and cultural attractions.

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