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With more than 900 retail locations lining the streets of Center City Philadelphia, it’s easier than ever to find the fashions that suit every style. From luxury labels and national brands to local boutiques and shopping centers, the options are endless, including opportunities for self-care and relaxation. Lavish spas and salons are perfect for pampering, while sporting clubs and fitness studios help to maintain a healthy lifestyle. No matter the need, Center City’s vibrant, walkable neighborhoods are brimming with businesses just waiting to be explored.

Retail Happenings & Events

Bridgette Mayer Gallery: Enclosure, Solo Exhibition with Dana Hargrove
Now through March 23, 2024 | Fresh off her two recent artist residences in Iceland and North Carolina, Enclosure will be Hargrove’s fifth exhibition with Bridgette Mayer Gallery. Hargrove’s colorful and abstracted landscape paintings blur the distinction between natural and constructed environments, creating a portal to lead viewers from the built world to the untamed wilderness.
709 Walnut Street, 1st Fl, 215.413.8893

hargrove split oak treeline 2022 acrylic on canvas 36x600

Art courtesy of Dana Hargrove, Split Oak Treeline, 2022

James Oliver Gallery: Untamed Art Exhibit  
Now through March 16 | Expect to be engaged and challenged as you navigate through Untamed, where artist Wendee Yudis’ work not only serves as a commentary on societal expectations but also celebrates the power of women to question and reshape these norms.  
723 Chestnut Street, 267.918.7432 

Joan Shepp: Sale Save Up To 70% Off
Joan Shepp's sale has begun with select markdowns available online. Find that great new outfit for yourself or look for a gift for someone special.
1811 Chestnut Street

Loews Hotel: Room for Romance Hotel Package
Offer available now through March 31 | Enjoy a relaxing and romantic oasis in the heart of Center City, complete with newly renovated guestrooms, seasonal restaurant, and an expansive on site spa and salon with the city’s must sees steps from our doors. Come experience the love in the City of Brotherly Love.
Package includes:

  • $50 F&B credit per night
  • Chocolate-covered strawberries
  • 2 splits of Prosecco
  • 20% of spa and salon services including products
  • Late check-out (based on availability)

1200 Market Street, 215.627.1200

Philadelphia Runner: Center City Group Run
Every Thursday  | 6 p.m. - 7 p.m. | Philadelphia Runner hosts free group runs for people of all fitness levels. Meet at the Center City location.No registration required.
1711 Walnut Street, 215.972.8333

Rumble Boxing: Black History Month Celebration Classes!
February 24 | All classes will celebrate  Black History Month.
1520 Walnut Street, 215.315.3548

Sisterly Love Collective: Mini Market at Reading Terminal 
March 5 | 10 a.m.| Stop by Reading Terminal Market's City Kitchen after the Flower Show to visit Sisterly Love Collective for a mini market featuring a variety of woman-owned businesses from across the Philadelphia area! 
1136 Arch Street 

Ulta: MAC Makeup Lessons & Applications
A MAC makeup artist leads step-by-step lessons and professional makeup applications in either 30 or 60 minute sessions. Appointments required. Call store for details.
Fashion District, 1021 Market Street, 267.214.1627

Shop & Dine

New Retailers and Restaurants Now Open in Center City

With the new year comes new restaurants, shops, and service providers to explore in Center City! Check out 18 recently opened retailers and restaurants to visit.

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Explore downtown Philadelphia's vibrant, urban shopping experience with both national destination retailers and unique local boutiques. You'll always find what you want and something you can only get in Center City.

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