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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. 


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.


In addition, support local businesses and shop small on Small Business Saturday!


Old City is home to many unique shops, boutiques, art galleries, design showrooms, restaurants, cafes, salons, spas, and more.  


Bella Bridesmaids, 30 Bank Street

A sidewalk sample sale of modern bridesmaid dresses at discounted prices


The Center for Art in Wood, 141 N. 3rd Street

Shop Small Business Saturday at The Center for Art in Wood, spend $150 or more and receive 20% off your purchase! Good now through December 31st. (This offer cannot be combined with any other discounts, offers or complimentary gift certificates.)


The Franklin Fountain, 116 Market Street

The Franklin Fountain is offering $6 off The Franklin Fountain T-Shirts, as well as 25% off our Great Pumpkin Sundae


Momo’s Tree House, 205 Arch Street

$10 off purchases of $100 or more


Never Too Spoiled, 57 N. 3rd Street

Hourly giveaways, free gift wrapping


Omoi Zakka Shop, 41 S. 3rd Street

Our Black Friday & Small Business Saturday TIME SALE returns for 2019!

20% OFF from 11am to 1pm

15% OFF from 1pm to 3pm

10% OFF from 3pm to 7pm

Friday, November 29 and Saturday, November 30 only.

Cannot be applied retroactively.

Exclusively in-store at our Philadelphia locations.


Philadelphia Independents, 35 N. 3rd Street

We will offer free shipping on all online orders Black Friday through Cyber Monday. Use code: HAPPYHANDMADE


Room 244, 244 Race Street

244 Vintage Thrift Pop Up, 11:00am-5:00pm

Consignment items locally sourced and fairly priced. Get your vintage clothes, bags, accessories, artwork, costume jewelry, kitchenware, glassware, vases, scarves, and more curated by Room 244. Cash, credit, venmo, PayPal accepted. 


For a complete list of holiday happenings, and for the latest information, visit: https://www.oldcitydistrict.org/holidays