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.
FIRST FRIDAY IN DOWNTOWN WEST CHESTER | Friday, September 5, 2014
- Downtown shops open late. Refreshments and in-store specials galore.
- Free parking during First Friday at the meters after 5pm.
VINTAGE GARAGE SALE
The Vintage Garage Sale also takes place Friday, September 5, at the new Chestnut Street Garage, street level. It offers shoppers an opportunity to browse among antique booths for that one-of-a-kind find while enjoying live music and a snack. Presented by West Chester Parks & Recreation. Vendors welcome to apply.Garage parking validated.
WEST CHESTER FOOD CO-OP HAPPY HOUR
Thursday, September 11, 2014 | 5pm-8pm
Learn about the new West Chester Food Co-op and support a community-owned grocery store coming to West Chester. The Happy Hour includes a buffet of local food with local beer and music in the St. Andrews Room at Holy Trinity Church, 212 S. High Street, West Chester. Admission is $25 prepaid or $30 at the door. Tickets available on EventBrite (pay-what-you-can option available). Parking is available in the church lot on Union Street. Proceeds benefit the West Chester Food Co-op.
NEW PHONE & TABLET SHOP OPENS
On The Go Mobile is now open at 136 W Market Street, 610-918-1100. It provides sales and service to cell phones plus has a selection of tablets and ipods. You will also find accessories for stylish handling of your mobile devices.
Remedi Day Spa, providing personalized treatments with an integrative approach to beauty and wellness, has moved to 16 South Church Street. Check out the their beautiful and relaxing environment.
SUMMER CHILL SPECIAL at OPTIMAL MASSAGE
Take the heat off the stress of summer with the Summer Chill Special at Optimal Massage (121 E Gay St, rear) which now offers 30-minute massages that provide you the relaxation and stress relief without breaking the bank. Call 610-696-6880 for a reservation.
ASHLEY TISCHLER MAKES COVER OF THE HUNT
Downtown's very own Ashley Tischler, owner of Tish Boutique, at 138 East Gay Street, not only married Peter Darlington back in September, but got the cover of The Hunt Magazine. Imagine her surprise. See the happy couple here.
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.