Gay Street Open-Air Market

Come stroll through the streets of Downtown West Chester!  The Open-Air Market is an outdoor walking mall spanning four blocks in the heart of West Chester.  Grab a bite to eat or share a drink with friends, while dining outside!  Stroll down our beautiful brick sidewalks and explore the amazing retail stores located throughout the Open-Air Market!

Free

WC Social Media Competition!

Downtown West Chester 2 N High Street, West Chester, PA

The BID is rolling out a social media competition aimed at helping to get more customers shopping, eating and using professional services in the downtown, while helping your business to get more followers on Instagram and Facebook! Enter for a chance to win a $250 Visa Gift Card!

Up on the Roof!

Chestnut Street Garage 14 E Chestnut Street, West Chester, PA

Come to a great party and enjoy a beautiful evening under the stars! Music and dining at the area's most unique venue make this an unforgettable fundraiser. Enjoy appetizers and dessert by some of West Chester's favorite dining spots, with complimentary beer, wine, and the always-popular Rooftop Martini!

Fall 2021 Gallery Walk!

Downtown West Chester 2 N High Street, West Chester, PA

Come explore the vibrant art scene in downtown West Chester! Presented by Sunset Hill Jewelers and Fine Arts Gallery and hosted by The West Chester Business Improvement District, this evening is open to the public with free, on-street metered parking. 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. 

Free

Virtual Town Hall on Single Use Plastic Bag & Straw Ban

Online

To help get small businesses' questions answered on the Borough of West Chester's ban on single-use plastic bags and straws, the West Chester BID is having a virtual town hall with the Borough's Director of Sustainability on Tuesday October 19th from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Free

Halloween Ball

Chester County History Center 225 North High Street, West Chester, PA

Join Chester County History Center for a Spooktacular Evening featuring: live auction, music , costume contest, photo booth, and open bar and food by Perfect Setting Catering!

$100

BEST OF THE FEST!

Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center 226 N High Street, West Chester, PA

$15

2021 FALL WEDDING SHOWCASE

Chester County History Center 225 North High Street, West Chester, PA

Engage with our curated collection of more than 30 of the best local wedding experts! Eat, drink and be inspired as you enjoy an amazing afternoon at the Chester County History Center.

$5

Small Business Weekend 2021

Downtown West Chester 2 N High Street, West Chester, PA

Kick off your holiday shopping by supporting local in downtown West Chester!  The holiday season is the most important time of year for our retail community and you can make a difference by shopping in downtown West Chester!

Lights Up Holiday Weekends in West Chester

Downtown West Chester 2 N High Street, West Chester, PA

The streets of Downtown West Chester will be bathed in the glow of thousands of holiday lights every evening from November 26 to January 1. Each weekend will feature a new set of holiday festivities, including Shop Small Business Weekend, Old-Fashioned Holiday Weekend. First Responders and Health Care Heroes Weekend , ‘Twas the Weekend Before Christmas and Happy New Year Weekend.

Holiday Door Tour

West Chester Public Library 415 N Church Street, West Chester, PA

The family-friendly Holiday Door Tour, which started as socially distanced replacement for the Holiday Home Tour in 2020, is coming back this year Saturday, December 4 through Sunday, December 19.

Holiday Home Tour

West Chester Public Library 415 N Church Street, West Chester, PA

Returning for the 10th year, the perennially popular Holiday Home Tour will take place on Saturday, December 4, from 10 am to 3 pm and will showcase seven homes decked out for the holidays on the North side of the borough.

$40