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CCD Releases Official Holiday Gift Guide

Giavana Suraci 
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In-store shopping ideas for all ages!

 PHILADELPHIA (November 16, 2023): Center City Philadelphia provides an unforgettable holiday shopping experience, with everything from luxury labels and local small businesses to national brands and America’s oldest diamond district making up more than 900 retail storefronts. This year, Center City District (CCD) has created an official Holiday Gift Guide with recommendations for in-store shopping. Categories include:

  • For the Fashionable (Male and Female)
  • Gifts Under $50
  • For the Foodie
  • For the Kids
  • Experiences
  • Only in Center City

While shopping in-store, explore some of the region’s most magical holiday traditions found only in Center City, including the Macy’s Light Show, Dickens’ Village, the Comcast Holiday Spectacular, the Rothman Orthopaedics Ice Rink, Christmas Village and Philadelphia Ballet’s The Nutcracker.

 “Where else in the area can you find world-class arts & culture, award-winning restaurants and over 900 retail storefronts, in addition to classic holiday attractions that can only be found in Philadelphia?,” said Michelle Shannon, VP of Marketing and Communications for the Center City District. “Center City is diverse and vibrant. We offer an experience for every person of any age or background. We support restaurant and retail employees. We embrace arts & culture. This is how we holiday in Center City, and we’d love for you to join us by using our gift guide as inspiration.”

Find CCD’s official Holiday Gift Guide at


The Center City District, a private-sector organization dedicated to making Center City Philadelphia clean, safe and attractive, is committed to maintaining Center City’s competitive edge as a regional employment center, a quality place to live, and a premier regional destination for dining, shopping and cultural attractions. Find us at and on Facebook, X and Instagram.