Three people chatting inside Lokal Hotel

Independent by Design

Welcome to Old City Philadelphia - the neighborhood known as America’s most historic square mile. Whether you come to experience Old City as a visitor, a resident or a business person, you’ll find resources on this website to help you discover and get involved in this charming, creative, multi-layered district.

Old City street decorated for the holidays

Old City Holiday Pass

Enjoy special offers and deals at 40+ participating locations November 26th - December 30th! 

Holiday decor at Petit Jardin en Ville

Historic Holidays in Old City

Celebrate the season along America’s most historic square mile! Enjoy events, attractions, shopping deals, and delicious dining around the neighborhood.

Riverwards Produce interior with produce displays

30 New Businesses in 2022

Old City District welcomes new businesses, including shops, restaurants, a grocery store, and a museum to the neighborhood.

Market Street skyline in Old City, Philadelphia

Open Your Business in Old City!

Learn more about our historic and thriving neighborhood, and the unique commercial properties and business assistance available.

COVID-19 Resources

Find the latest information and updates regarding COVID-19 from the City of Philadelphia.