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Celebrate the season along America’s most historic square mile with Historic Holiday Nights in Old City, presented by VISIT PHILADELPHIA® and Old City District.


Get all of your holiday shopping done in one place, and enjoy some seasonal dishes and sips in Old City! More than 50 participating boutiques, shops, art galleries, museums, restaurants and cafes around the neighborhood will treat visitors to special sales, discounts, promotions and menu items every Thursday in December from 5 to 8 p.m., through December 22nd


From its historic past to its artful present to its tech future, Old City is the place to be! Look for vibrant and diverse offerings that make the neighborhood the historic gem of Philadelphia.




Around every corner of Old City, find one-of-a-kind gifts and handmade goods for your family and friends.  More than 30 shops, boutiques, museums and art galleries will offer extended shopping hours and special sales, discounts and promotions every Thursday in December from 5 to 8 p.m. through December 22nd.


Customers will receive a $3 off skating admission coupon to Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest, Philly’s largest outdoor ice skating rink and winter wonderland (at participating shops and boutiques with any purchase). Coupons can be redeemed throughout the season until March 5, 2017. Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest includes the regulation-size rink, a beautifully lit landscape featuring a majestic holiday tree, outdoor seating area with fire pits, cozy warming cabins, the Franklin Fountain Confectionary Cabin, the Kids Lodge with arcade games, and the chalet-inspired Lodge with food and beverages from Garces and Chickie's and Pete's. Visit www.riverrink.com for more information.




323 Arch Street Fashion Collective 

323 Arch Street

*Receive 20% off your purchase


Art in the Age 

116 N. 3rd Street

*holiday themed complimentary cocktails with Art in the Age spirits and a corresponding flash sale


Artist & Craftsman Supply 

307 Market Street

*10 sheets of 11x15 Canson Edition cotton rag paper and a Rowney sale brush of the customers’ choosing, for $5.00


Avra Art Gallery 

58 N. 2nd Street

*10% holiday discount on all artwork


Blokes Barbershop & Gentleman's Emporium 

151 N. 3rd Street

*Flash sale with discounts of 20% or more on different product categories every Thursday.  Backpacks & luggage, books, hats, shaving paraphernalia and jewelry will be among the items included in the flash sale 


Bucks County Dry Goods

138 N. 3rd Street

*20% off clothing, bags, jewelry, books, gloves, scarves

*40% off holiday ornaments


The Center for Art in Wood 

141 N. 3rd Street

*Onsite: Storewide Sale: Spend $50 in our museum store and receive 20% off your purchase

*Sales ends December 31, 2016. Does not apply to exhibition artwork. Cannot be combined with other offers or discounts. 


Charlie's Jeans 

233 Market Street

*10% off entire purchase


Chroma Hair Gallery 

108 Market Street

*complimentary hair cut with any color service

*$25 blow drys......$10 off blow drys regular price $35 

*$50 women’s haircuts....$10 off regular price $60

*$30 men’s haircuts.... $10 off regular price $35


The Clay Studio 

137-139 N. 2nd Street

5% off total purchase in The Clay Studio Shop


E-Moderne Gallerie 

116 Arch Street

*10% discount on selected works at the gallery



162 N. 3rd Street

*Store 20-40% off (exclusions may apply)


Fason De Viv

228 Arch Street


The Geisha House 

149 N. 3rd Street

*Weekly holiday sales in December


Jessica Eldredge Studio 

245 Cherry Street

*Free gift with purchase


Kink Shoppe

126 Market Street

All day: 12% Off Select Products 

5pm to close: $10 voucher w/ $100+


Lacquer Lounge (open until 7 p.m.)

38 N. 3rd Street

*15% off any service


Lost + Found 

133 N. 3rd Street

*Weekly holiday sales in December


Margot & Camille 

47 N. 3rd Street

*Free handmade up-cycled gift with every purchase


Millésimé & Ligne Roset & Arclinea Kitchens 

33 N. 2nd Street

*20% OFF on ALL Furniture, Lighting, Home & Personal Accessories at our Showroom! 


Momo’s Tree House  

205 Arch Street

*A free stocking stuffer with purchases over $50


More Than Old 

144 N. 3rd Street

*shopping champagne, a gift with purchase, and a January discount card for all Thursday night shoppers


National Museum of American Jewish History 

101 South Independence Mall East

*2-for-1 admission to the Museum, which includes admission to our Core exhibition and the special exhibition Bill Graham and the Rock & Roll Revolution

*10% off all merchandise at our Museum Store

*Special events as follows, with pricing as indicated on the webpages:

  • December 8 – Rock Docs: Monterey Pop with World Café Live
  • December 15 – Student Rock Band Showcase – Performances by Philadelphia area     public school rock bands
  • December 22 – Young Friends Cocktails and Candles


Never Too Spoiled 

57 N. 3rd Street

*Free stocking stuffer with purchase


Occasionette Holiday Pop-Up 

38 S. 3rd Street

*free tote bags with a $25 purchase on Thursdays


People Prints 3D  

20 S. 3rd Street

*Free 3” figurine with purchase of 9” figurine


Petit Jardin en Ville 

134 N. 3rd Street

*15% discount to all shoppers


Philadelphia History Museum 

15 S. 7th Street

*December 8 only:  Community History Gallery Opening: Saved! Preserving Philadelphia

-The Museum will be open from 5:30-8p.m. with light refreshments

-Tickets for general admission are $5 (a 50% discount from regular admission)

-The event is free to Philadelphia History Museum Members and Members of Philadelphia Society for the Preservation of Landmarks


Philadelphia Independents 

35 N. 3rd Street

*Free button with any purchase


Rocket Fizz 

302 Arch Street

*10% off our gag gifts and toys each Thursday

*December 1, 8, 15: Buy 3 tin signs, get 1 free

*December 22: Buy 2 tin signs, get 1 free


Scarlett Alley 

241 Race Street

*Cocktails and sweets will be served, shoppers will receive one ticket per each item purchased for a Scarlett Alley goodie basket raffle (drawing will be held Dec. 26th)


Select Shop 215 

41 S. 3rd Street


Smak Parlour 

219 Market Street

*10% off one item



124 N. 3rd Street

*10% off entire purchase (excluding accessories and jewelry). 


Third Street Habit

153 N. 3rd Street

*15% off jewelry


Tribal Home  

56 N. 3rd Street

*sparkling cider and holiday cookies and a gift drawing each Thursday night


United By Blue 

144 N. 2nd Street

*10% off of in-store product purchases


*Special, discounts and promotions at participating locations are subject to change.




More than a dozen restaurants in and around Old City will treat visitors to $5 holiday-inspired drinks and offer special menu items and discounts.  The lineup of restaurants showcases the wide variety of styles and flavors Old City has to offer!




Campo’s Deli 

214 Market Street

*10% off food portion of bill



233 Chestnut Street

*Specials TBA


Common Wealth Old City 

319 Market Street

*$5 hard apple bourbon cocktail

*$5 ricotta donuts

*$7 crawfish hushpuppies



138 Market Street

*$5 Maple Old Fashioned cocktail

*Half price hummus and chicken dumplings


Cuba Libre

10 S. 2nd Street

*Food and drink specials for $4 - $5 - $6


High Street on Market 

308 Market Street

*one $5 cocktail of the day

*rotating food special each Thursday night


ICI Macarons & Café  

230 Arch Street

*Any medium drink with a macaron for $5


La Peg Brasserie @ Fringe Arts 

140 N. Christopher Columbus Boulevard

*Calvados Cocktail- apple brandy, cinnamon, sparkling cider $5.  

*Special app: Stuffed Quail- grilled quail stuffed with squash, served with cranberries, toasted almonds, and wild mushrooms $14


The Little Lion 

243 Chestnut Street

*$5 Spiked Hot Cider

*$5 Southern Poutine


Nick’s Bar & Grille 

16 S. 2nd Street

*$5 raspberry Bellini

*discounted select appetizers


Old City Coffee (open until 7 p.m.)

221 Church Street

*Mint Mocha Latte Drink $5 Special: Our six-bean espresso laced with our secret house made mocha sauce blended steamed milk. House made whipped cream optional.



14 N. Front Street

*$5 wine/beer & Prosecco (selected by Sommelier)

*Half off all appetizers


Pinot Boutique 

227 Market Street

*$5 glass of our holiday spiced red wine

* Dan Soskin of Pinot Boutique has partnered with Snap Kitchen (243 Market Street) to create wine pairing suggestions for some favorite grab and go meals. Stop by the Boutique on December 8th or 15th between 5 and 8pm to experience these delicious, healthy pairings for yourself and do some holiday shopping in the process! We’ll be sampling some fresh, healthy favorites and pairing them with Dan’s favorite wines.


Positano Coast 

212 Walnut Street, 2nd Floor

*$5 cocktail – Gold Rush: Bourbon, Lemon, House-Made Cinnamon Syrup

*$5 appetizer special: Quinoa Salad with Squash and Cauliflower



48 S. 2nd Street

*a $5 draft (TBA)

*food special TBA


Silence Dogood’s Tavern 

216 Market Street

*The Poinsettia - a holiday classic made with cranberry juice and champagne, $5

*Jingle Juice- a blend of Fireball, vanilla vodka and cranberry, $5

*$5 flatbreads


Spasso Italian Grill (Specials available in bar-area only*)

34 S. Front Street

*Lemon drop martini $5

*Mussels red sauce or white sauce for $5



212 Arch Street

*5% discount on purchase


Taste Restaurant at Sheraton Philadelphia Society Hill Hotel 

1 Dock Street

*$5 craft beer (TBA)

*small plate discount (TBA)


The Victoria Freehouse 

10 S. Front Street

*Mulled wine for $5

*Half priced appetizers


*Specials, discounts, promotions and menu items at participating locations are subject to change.