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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

Chester County Day79th (and a half) CHESTER COUNTY DAY VIRTUAL HOUSE TOUR | Month of September
The Annual Chester County Day House Tour is the oldest house tour event in the nation. This year, take a Virtual Tour of some of our finest examples of new and historically significant homes:
Sept. 7 - NW Quadrant; Sept. 14 - NE Quadrant; Sept. 21 - SE Quadrant; Sept. 28 - SE Quadrant

County Studio Tour - Logo CHESTER COUNTY STUDIO TOUR 2020 | September 19-20 | Times Vary
This year, 135 artists in 55 studios will safely exhibit different mediums, such as painting, sculpture, jewelry, photography, clay, glass, paper and fiber.  Downtown West Chester locations include: Erica Brown Art Studios, Visual Expansion Gallery, The 5 Senses, and Sunset Hill Fine Arts Gallery.  Visitors are encouraged to design their own self-guided tour by visiting Chester County Studio Tour. 

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.

SHOP SMALL WEST CHESTER WEEKEND | 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

3RD ANNUAL DOWNTOWN HOLIDAY DECORATING CONTEST | 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

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