Let's Go SHOPPING!
Downtown is a browsers paradise with more than 75 retail shops and boutiques offering a diverse and unique shopping experience. Apparel, jewelry, art, and gifts are among the items found in the quaint shops dotting the pleasant and walkable main streets. See the complete retail directory.
>> FREE PARKING at the Bicentennial Garage and Chestnut Street Garage Black Friday & Small Business Saturday.
November 27, 2015 | All Day
Why get mobbed at the malls when you can enjoy a fun day of shopping at unique boutiques where the shelves are packed with gifts fashion for everyone on your list. Enjoy lunch with a friend or relax at a happy hour. FREE parking at the garages and the lots (see map). See the complete retail directory. See the shops that are participating in ThinkShopBuy. . .LOCAL (TSBL) for some sweet deals (a program of the West Chester Chamber of Commerce).
SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY
November 28, 2015 | All Day
It's the day for our community to support the small businesses owned by our friends and neighbors. Our family owned businesses have become the hallmark of downtown West Chester and give back to the community everyday and in so many ways. Learn more. So Shop Small and support your favorite small business on Saturday. Remember, parking garages are FREE and convenient (see map). See the complete retail directory. See the shops that are participating in ThinkShopBuy. . .LOCAL (TSBL) for some sweet deals (a program of the West Chester Chamber of Commerce).
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Carlino's Italian Foods & Eatery, 128 W Market St, has great offerings and menu ideas through Thanksgiving as you prepare for the entertainment season. Check it out here.
KAPLANS FINE JEWELRY RE-OPENS
After cleaning up from the big fire at the Everhart Building, Kaplans Fine Jewelry (111 W Market St) has re-opened to continue providing jewelry sales and service.
KALY INTRODUCES A NEW LINE OF CHILDREN'S ITEMS
Babies, toddlers and children smile with wonder at the cute designs presented by Pebblechild now available at Kaly, 37 W Gay St. There's a wide range of soft toys, dolls, and accessories that will make every parent smile. Further, each purchase will help the Hathay Bunano artisans have sustainable, regular and flexible employment with a chance to give their own children a better life.
THE 5 SENSES LAUNCHES ONLINE STORE
You can now browse The 5 Senses (133 W Market St) from the comfort of anywhere-you-are at shoptiques.com. You'll see a range of useful and affordably priced art objects that are appealing to the senses as gifts or for oneself. Items are North American & Fair Trade Artful Gifts.
PAPER MOON LAUNCHES NEW WEBSITE
Located within the Museum Shop of the Chester County Historical Society, Paper Moon (225 N. High St.) will work with you to design, create and print custom invitations for all of life's special occasions.
STUDENTS SHOWCASED AT TAYLOR'S MUSIC
During most downtown festival events, student performances are showcased in the window of Taylor's Music Store, 116 W Gay St. So during Super Sunday, Swingin' Thursdays, First Fridays, and the Restaurant Festival, stop by their booth and see "the place where great performances begin!"
Many downtown shops are participating in ThinkShopBuy...Local, a special discount coupon program developed by the Greater West Chester Chamber of Commerce. See the special offers from participating downtown retailers.
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PARKING TIP --> Your best option for parking in downtown West Chester are the centrally located municipal parking garages. Park as long as you want and have no fear of getting an overtime parking ticket. Go to the Parking Tab for details. Download the updated downtown parking map. The Justice Center Garage is free after 5pm and on weekends.