Elfreth's Alley

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.

Handmade items on display at Old City Fest

Old City Fest

Old City Fest returns Sunday, October 8th with a wide array of food, music, activities, shopping, and more, with 100+ vendors participating!

The farmers market at Christ Church

Farmers Market at Christ Church

Shop fresh produce, cheese, bread, and more every Wednesday, from 3:00-6:00pm!

Arch Enemy Arts art gallery

First Friday

First Friday brings art exhibitions, events, and more to Old City on Friday, October 6th.

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.