West Chester Porchfest

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

Attendees will stroll from porch to porch and relax on front lawns and sidewalks as they enjoy live, local talent, food trucks, and the beautiful porches of historic West Chester.

Free

Spring Gallery Walk 2022

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

Come explore the vibrant art scene in downtown West Chester during our Spring 2022 Gallery Walk!

Free

West Chester Film Festival 2022

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

The 16th Annual West Chester Film Festival will be held from Friday, April 22 – Sunday, April 24. The festival presents short films that are 30 minutes or less from around the world. During the weekend we will show over 60 films at our West Chester Film Festival, Family Film Festival, and Young Filmmaker Film Festival.

April First Friday 2022

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

Grab your family photos with the Main Line Easter Bunny right here in West Chester! In honor of First Friday, the Main Line Easter Bunny will be hopping around Downtown West Chester from 4:30pm-7:30pm. Streel-level parking is free after 5pm, so grab dinner downtown or stop by your favorite shop after!

Free

Spring Gallery Walk

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

Come explore the vibrant art scene in downtown West Chester during our Spring 2022 Gallery Walk! This event celebrates the thriving community of artists and galleries that make greater West Chester their home. Multiple galleries combine with additional “one-night-only” show hosts throughout the downtown business area to showcase some great local Chester County artists.

Free

First Friday!

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

With Valentine's Day right around the corner, take an opportunity to get that special someone in your life the perfect gift in Downtown West Chester or consider getting that Valentine's Day dinner date in early at one of our many great restaurants.  Parking on the street will be free after 5 p.m. As a special treat, you can watch Peter Slavin and his team create an amazing ice sculptor on the steps of the Old County Courthouse. 

Free

Holiday Window Decorating Competitoin

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

There are over 50 stores that are creating special holiday displays in their windows to make the season brighter! The best part is you get a chance to decide who has the best winner!  To vote, simply take a picture of your favorite window, post it to Facebook or Instagram (cannot be a story post) and tag it with #WCHolidayWindows. Don't forget to follow @downtownwestchester! 

Free

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.

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!

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

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!

First Friday!

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

Kick off the summer with West Chester's June First Friday event! Stroll through town and visit our one-of-a-kind retail stores, award-winning restaurants, and delicious dessert options to cap the night! Many shops will be open late and June is the perfect time to eat outside, so be sure not to miss out!

Free