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July 21, 2020 -- West Chester Mayor Dianne Herrin announces Downtown Open-Air Marketplace opening Monday, August 3.

See Mayor's briefing on the Downtown Open-Air Marketplace.

Information for businesses: read more

John O'Brien becomes new Executive Director of the BID. read more

WC Open Air Marketplace

  • See list of RETAILERS. Check their websites or call for online sales, gift cards, and limited shopping.
  • Our partners at the Greater West Chester Chamber of Commerce urge you to support ALL small business at this crucial time. Click here for a list of active Chamber members.
  • Informational meetings slated for upcoming PECO construction DETAILS

STORY WALK IN DOWNTOWN WEST CHESTER | Now Through The End of October Story Walk - Graphic
Get the family together for some mapped-out fun, as you stroll through town and visit each of the businesses with a page of the picture book-- Cat's Colors, by Arlie Anderson, in the window! The story ends on a very sweet note, with a final-page stop at Gemelli Artisinal Gelato and Dessert Cafe'.  Story Walk is presented by the West Chester Public Library, and sponsored by the West Chester BID, with the support of Mayor Dianne Herrin.  FREE. >>See Story Walk Map and Details.

WEST CHESTER FILM FESTIVAL| November 13-15, 2020 | Times Vary

Join the West Chester International Short Film Festival for their 16th year featuring an exciting mix of more than 60 films, 3 parties, workshops, and more over the course of 3 days in downtown West Chester! All events are open to the public. See ticket info.  

November 27 - 29, 2020 | All Weekend
Join your community for the 3rd Annual 3-day shopping extravaganza and help support the
more than 100 independently-owned businesses downtown West Chester has to offer!
When you shop small, you're supporting more than just a business - you're support the ENTIRE
community! See more info. #WCShopSmall

HOLIDAY DOOR TOUR | December 5 - December 12, 2020                                                         Holiday Door Tour 2020
The West Chester Public Library Presents Holiday Door Tour.  (This year's healthy alternative to the Annual Home Tour).
Take a self-guided tour to see the festively decorated doors and front porches of the beautiful homes in the Borough.  >>Details and Ticket Information 

December 2020 | All Day/NightWindow Decorating Contest
Our local businesses have stepped up to the challenge to be selected as one of downtown
West Chester’s BEST decorated storefronts for the 3rd year in a row! There will be plenty to see, so be sure to invite your family and friends to come downtown this holiday season and enjoy the beautiful variety of lights and holiday  displays both big and small! SEE 2019 WINNERS. #WCHolidayWindows

Main Street America      Great American Main Street Award     Classic Towns of Greater Philadelphia     Pennsylvania Downtown Center

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