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.
HOLIDAY SHOPPING ARTICLE FROM COUNTY LINES MAGAZINE
What make the holidays so anticipated? Treasured traditions, seasonal fun, the special charm that fills our local towns. There are plenty of distinctive towns to choose from this holiday season. But you’ll understand why I’d like to share some of the reasons you should consider including West Chester in your holiday outings. . . Read more
HOLIDAY SHOPPING FOR A CAUSE
Wednesday, December 7, 2016 | 10am-8pm
Stroll through the shops of downtown West Chester to do your holiday shopping, and enjoy complimentary refreshments along the way. Grab your Passport to Prize card (available at participating businesses or contact BGPA prior to the event) and collect stamps at each participating business for a chance to win one of three raffle prizes! 15% of all purchases made this day will go to the Barclay Grounds Preservation Alliance (BGPA). See more information.
HOLIDAY & GREENS SALE at CCHS
Friday & Saturday, December 9 & 10, 2016 | 9:30am–4:30pm
Back by popular demand, the Chester County Historical Society (CCHS), 225 N High St, is once again featuring the Holiday & Greens Sale made up of beautiful and affordable handcrafted wreaths, floral arrangements, ornaments and garlands plus seasonal fresh & dried greens for the DYIer. All items are crafted by talented CCHS volunteers with proceeds benefitting the museum and library. Greens Sale shoppers get FREE admission to CCHS.
AFTER WORK WEDNESDAYS
Throughout the holiday season many of the downtown retailers will be staying open late on Wednesdays, so grab your friends and head downtown after work to check out all the great new merchandise each store has to offer! See participating retailers here.
See what's new in retail:
Check out West Chester's brand new Men's Clothing shop located at 29 S High St, featuring both contemporary and casual wear styles, accessories, bags, and more. Current brands include: Alternative Apparel, Able Made, Citizens of Humanity, DL1961, Faherty, Grayer's, Joe's Jeans, Johnnie-O, Lucky Brand, O'Douds, Rodd & Gunn, Taylor Stitch, Tyop Design, and Vince.
H. ROSE BOUTIQUE
Located at 141 W Gay St, H. Rose Boutique is home of Chester County's Mom-Mom, Mommy, & Me Boutique. Children's sizes range from 6 months to 12 years, juniors sizes available, and women's clothing through plus-sizes. They also carry an assortment of accessories and gifts.
STEELE HOUSE NUTRITION
Find everything you need to get lean and fit with Steele House Nutrition, located at 237 E Gay St. Offering high-quality protein, nutritional supplements, and exclusively local items.
SABRINA ANN COUTURE
Stop by and visit Sabrina Ann Couture, 128 N High St, a new women's apparel shop featuring finely curated samples for bridal and evening wear.
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THE PRANA HOUSE
Check out The Prana House, 109 North Church Street. It's an organic, New Age apothecary providing holistic wellness services with a design that harkens back to an earlier time.
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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.
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.
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.