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Celebrate the season in America’s most historic square mile with Historic Holidays in Old City!


Festivities kick off on Small Business Saturday, November 30, with the return of a charming new holiday tradition, Old City’s Window Decorating Contest! Wander the historic streets of Old City, and view the delightful displays designed by local shops, restaurants, museums, galleries, and more. Visitors are encouraged to vote for their favorite design for a chance to win an Old City Prize Pack. 


2019 Holiday Window Decorating Contest Participants:

36 Craven, 138 N. 3rd Street

Amada, 217-219 Chestnut Street

American Kitchen Machinery, 204 Quarry Street

Art in the Age, 116 N. 3rd Street

Bella Bridesmaids, 30 Bank Street

Blokes Barbershop & Gentleman’s Emporium, 151 N. 3rd Street

BloodMilk Jewels & Sphinx & Snakeskin, 45 N. 2nd Street

Chick Invitations, 241 Race Street

The Clay Studio, 137-139 N. 2nd Street

Erdon, 162 N. 3rd Street

GT Salon Systems, 53 N. 2nd Street

Hush Salon, 128 N. 3rd Street

Kick Axe Throwing Philadelphia, 232 Market Street

Khyber Pass Pub, 56 S. 2nd Street

Menagerie Coffee, 18 S. 3rd Street

Millésimé, 33 N. 2nd Street

Moko, 55 N. 3rd Street

Momo’s Tree House, 205 Arch Street

More Than Old, 144 N. 3rd Street

Mr. Bar Stool, 167 N. 2nd Street

National Museum of American Jewish History, 101 S. Independence Mall E

Old City Santa, 227 Quarry Street

The Olde Bar, 125 Walnut Street

Perfumology, 25 N. 3rd Street

Petit Jardin en Ville, 134 N. 3rd Street

Philadelphia Independents, 35 N. 3rd Street

Pierre’s Costumes, 211 N. 3rd Street

The Plough & the Stars, 123 Chestnut Street (Entrance on 2nd St)

Root Market, 216 Market Street

Shane Confectionery, 110 Market Street

Smak Parlour, 219 Market Street

The Spa Terme Di Aroma, 32 N. 3rd Street

Sweat Fitness, 45 N. 3rd Street

United By Blue, 205 Race Street

Volume Hair Studio, 19 N. 3rd Street 


The contest will begin on Saturday, November 30, 2019 at 11:00am and end on Sunday, December 15, 2019 at 5:00pm.  Visit oldcitydistrict.org for information on how to enter and complete contest rules.


The window designs will be on display from November 30 through the New Year.