Spring Retail Events and Sales
It's spring and Center City has come alive as temperatures rise and pedestrians rediscover its vibrant, walkable downtown neighborhoods. From pop-up shops and outdoor festivals, to local and national designer trunk shows and seasonally-themed shopping events, the contemporary retailers and independent boutiques found only in downtown Philadelphia have something to offer for shoppers of all ages. Come to Center City and shop these deals to look your spring best. If it's in, it's in Center City! See what's in store for you!
Looking for a way to support the Rail Park while enjoying a drink? The Trestle Inn has you covered! Stop in and order a Rye’d The Rails Cocktail with Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Rye – $1 from every cocktail is donated to benefit the Rail Park. It's $8 during happy hour (5-8pm) and $11 after 8pm.
The Trestle Inn, 339 North 11th Street, 267.239.0290, TheTrestleInn.com
Take Mom Out for Something Nice, Why Don't You?
Sofitel Philadelphia invites you to treat the special women in your life to a gorgeous feast this Mother's Day, May 13. From the raw bar to appetizers, to entrees and a carving station, to a sumptuous selection of desserts, it's all lovingly handcrafted by Executive Chef Edward Hancock (view the complete menu). The Mother's Day Brunch at Chez Colette will be available Noon-4pm, at $65 per person (half-price for children under 12), subject to all applicable taxes and 18% gratuity. For reservations, call 215.569.8300 or visit OpenTable.com.
Chez Colette, Sofitel Philadelphia, 120 South 17th Street, 215.569.8300, Sofitel-Philadelphia.com
Philadelphia's great transit system and pedestrian-friendly streets make car-free travel, shopping and dining easy in Center City! Get information on routes, fares, schedules and more, at SEPTA.org or RidePATCO.org.
Society Hill 40th Annual Open House & Garden Tour
On May 20, 1-5pm, enjoy a delightful, self-guided walking tour of private homes and gardens in historic Society Hill. View architectural and interior styles ranging from the 18th-19th Century to contemporary. There's a new selection of houses each year. Come and get decorating ideas for your home! All open house tour ticket holders may also enjoy a 15% discount for dinner after the tour at five area restaurants. Advance ticket purchase is suggested. Tickets: $35 per ticket in advance; $40, at the door. Group rates for five or more available. Call 215.629.1288, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. All proceeds benefit Society Hill Civic Association.
Society Hill Civic Association, 215.629.1288, SocietyHillCivic.org