First Friday in West Chester
It's the kick-off to the holiday season in Downtown West Chester, PA with the 40th Annual QVC West Chester Christmas Parade hosted by the Greater West Chester Chamber of Commerce on First Friday, December 6th! Come downtown early to explore new seasonal arrivals, open houses, holiday festivities, specials and more at your favorite shops and local businesses.
For complete store information and location, visit the complete retail directory.
FIRST FRIDAY PARTICIPANTS:
JANE CHALFANT | 123 N High St
Stop by for a FREE photo-op with Santa before the parade (3pm-5pm). Don't forget to bring your cell phone or camera!
THE 5 SENSES | 133 W Market St
Bluemoonstone Trunk Sale with Pamela Forman of Bluemoonstone Creations: 12/6-12/7! Open until 9pm on #FirstFriday.
SUNSET HILL JEWELERS | 23 N High St
Stop by for their pre-parade open house! Plus, fill out your Jewelry Wish List and don't miss the 21st Annual Miniature Painting exhibit!
FAIRMAN'S | 43 W Gay St
COINS OF CHESTER COUNTY | 20 N High St
Marvel Series Coins: Captain America, Hulk, Deadpool, Black Panther, & Thor available in one ounce silver bars - $30.00 each.
H.ROSE BOUTIQUE | 141 W Gay St
All holiday PJ's are 20% off, all Alex & Ani are 30% off! Open 10am-8pm.
TAYLOR'S MUSIC STORE |
Holiday sale prices in every department! Open 9:30am-8pm.
MALENA'S VINTAGE BOUTIQUE | 101 W Gay St
20% off jewelry - including fine jewelry! Open 11am-9pm.
THISTLE BE PERFECT | 128 W Gay St
10% off pottery! Open 11am-10pm.
UPTOWN! KNAUER PERFORMING ARTS CENTER | 226 N High St
WCStudio's Holiday Cheer Concert & Holiday Play: Arrive by 4pm for a pre-show reception, the show begins at 5pm, and you'll b out in time to see the Christmas Parade! Purchase tickets.
TISH BOUTIQUE | 138 W Gay St
Enjoy 30% off anything that sparkles! Just in time for holiday parties and get togethers! Open 10am-9pm.
CARLINO'S | 128 W Market St
Open until 9pm with a special holiday hot foods menu!
BLINK | 136 W Gay St
Enjoy 20% off the entire store (including gift cards!). Open until 9pm with festive drinks & treats.
LEVEL 13 | 21 S High St
Shop & Drop! Drop the kids off to game from 5pm-10pm while you enjoy shopping, dining, and of course...the #WCChristmasParade
PHINEAS GAGE | 29 S High St
Stop by to enjoy festive cocktails & cookies during their Holiday Open House before you head out to watch the #WCChristmasParade! Plus, 15% off your favorite gift. 5pm-7pm.
CHESTER COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY | 225 N High St
Open from 4:30pm-7pm with children's activities, hot apple cider, and cookies! The Museum shop will also be open and offering 10% off every purchase.
KALY | 37 W Gay St
Stop by to check out their selection of holiday gifts and more! Open until 9pm.
THE G-SPOT THRIFT | 144 E Gay St
Christmas Parade SALE! All accessories are 25% off. Open 12pm-8pm.
PARKING TIP -->There is FREE street metered parking on all First Fridays after 5:00pm. However, since December 6th is also The QVC West Chester Christmas Parade, street parking will be limited due to the road closures (See parade info here). The Bicentennial & Chestnut Street garages will be charging a $10.00 flat rate entry fee. See the Parking Tab for more details, and download the updated downtown parking map here. Additionally, West Chester University is providing free parking in M lot - approximately 8 blocks from the parade.