Historic Holiday Nights in Old City (Every Thursday in December!)
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Historic Holiday Nights in Old City (Every Thursday in December!)

Historic Holiday Nights in Old City (Every Thursday in December!)

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Celebrate the season along America’s most historic square mile with new Historic Holiday Nights in Old City, presented by VISIT PHILADELPHIA® and Old City District. Get all of your holiday shopping done in one place, and enjoy some seasonal dishes and sips in Old City! On Thursdays, between December 1-22nd, from 5:00pm to 8:00pm, enjoy $5 holiday-inspired drinks and offer special menu items at 20+ restaurants, plus look for extended shopping hours, special sales, events and discounts at 25+ retailers and boutiques.

Admission is free and open to the public. For more info, visit oldcitydistrict.org or call (215) 592-7929.


LAUNCH CELEBRATION

Festivities kick off this Thursday, December 1st with carolers, historic re-enactors and a live ice sculpture. The kickoff celebration will take place at the Betsy Ross House courtyard (239 Arch Street) and will feature Betsy Ross, carolers, and a live ice sculpture performance by Studio Ice. Visitors can take photos with Old City Photo Booth and enjoy $1 off admission at the Betsy Ross House, which will offer extended hours until 8:00pm. Elfreth’s Alley, America’s oldest residential neighborhood, will also offer extended visiting hours as well as a presentation at 6:00 pm by Edward Mauger entitled: “Christmas in Colonial Philadelphia” (124 Elfreth's Alley).

FOOD AND DRINK

More than a dozen restaurants in and around Old City will treat visitors to $5 holiday-inspired drinks and offer special menu items and discounts on Thursdays through December 22nd from 5:00pm to 8:00pm. The lineup of restaurants showcases the wide variety of styles and flavors Old City has to offer!

Participants:

Campo’s Deli
214 Market Street
http://camposdeli.com/
*10% off food portion of bill

Capofitto
233 Chestnut Street
http://www.capofittoforno.com/
*Specials TBA

Common Wealth Old City
319 Market Street
http://commonwealthphila.com/
*$5 hard apple bourbon cocktail
*$5 ricotta donuts
*$7 crawfish hushpuppies

Continental
138 Market Street
http://www.continentalmartinibar.com/
*$5 Maple Old Fashioned cocktail
*Half price hummus and chicken dumplings

High Street on Market
308 Market Street
http://highstreetonmarket.com/
*one $5 cocktail of the day
*rotating food special each Thursday night

ICI Macarons & Café
230 Arch Street
*Any medium drink with a macaron for $5

La Peg Brasserie @ Fringe Arts
140 N. Christopher Columbus Boulevard
http://lapegbrasserie.com/
*Calvados Cocktail- apple brandy, cinnamon, sparkling cider $5.
*Special app: Stuffed Quail- grilled quail stuffed with squash, served with cranberries, toasted almonds, and wild mushrooms $14

Nick’s Bar & Grille
16 S. 2nd Street
http://nicksroastbeefbarandgrille.com/
*$5 raspberry Bellini
*discounted select appetizers

Old City Coffee (open until 7 p.m.)
221 Church Street
https://oldcitycoffee.com/
*Mocha Latte Drink $5 Special: Our six-bean espresso laced with our secret house made mocha sauce blended steamed milk. House made whipped cream optional.

Panorama
14 N. Front Street
http://www.pennsviewhotel.com/panorama
*$5 wine/beer & Prosecco (selected by Sommelier)
*Half off all appetizers

Pinot Boutique
227 Market Street
https://www.pinotboutique.com/
*$5 glass of our holiday spiced red wine
* Dan Soskin of Pinot Boutique has partnered with Snap Kitchen (243 Market Street) to create wine pairing suggestions for some favorite grab and go meals. Stop by the Boutique on December 8th or 15th between 5 and 8pm to experience these delicious, healthy pairings for yourself and do some holiday shopping in the process! We’ll be sampling some fresh, healthy favorites and pairing them with Dan’s favorite wines.

Positano Coast
212 Walnut Street, 2nd Floor
http://www.positanocoast.net/
*$5 cocktail – Gold Rush: Bourbon, Lemon, House-Made Cinnamon Syrup
*$5 appetizer special: Quinoa Salad with Squash and Cauliflower

Sassafras
48 S. 2nd Street
*a $5 draft (TBA)
*food special TBA

Silence Dogood’s Tavern
216 Market Street
http://silencedogoodstavern.com/
*The Poinsettia - a holiday classic made with cranberry juice and champagne, $5
*Jingle Juice- a blend of Fireball, vanilla vodka and cranberry, $5
*$5 flatbreads

Spasso Italian Grill (Specials available in bar-area only*)
34 S. Front Street
http://www.spassoitaliangrill.com
*Lemon drop martini $5
*Mussels red sauce or white sauce for $5

Tartes
212 Arch Street
*Discount on purchase

Taste Restaurant at Sheraton Philadelphia Society Hill Hotel
1 Dock Street
http://www.tastesocietyhill.com/
*$5 craft beer (TBA)
*small plate discount (TBA)

The Little Lion
243 Chestnut Street
https://www.thelittlelionphilly.com/
* Hot spiked cider $5
* Southern Poutine $5

The Victoria Freehouse
10 S. Front Street
http://www.thevictoriafreehouse.com/
*Mulled wine for $5
*Half priced appetizers
*Specials, discounts, promotions and menu items at participating locations are subject to change.


SHOPPING

Around every corner of Old City, find one-of-a-kind gifts and handmade goods for your family and friends. More than 25 shops, boutiques, museums and art galleries will offer extended shopping hours and special sales, discounts and promotions from 5:00pm to 8:00pm on Thursdays through December 22nd.

Customers will receive a $3 off skating admission coupon to Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest, Philly’s largest outdoor ice skating rink and winter wonderland (at participating shops and boutiques with any purchase). Coupons can be redeemed throughout the season until March 5, 2017. Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest includes the regulation-size rink, a beautifully lit landscape featuring a majestic holiday tree, outdoor seating area with fire pits, cozy warming cabins, the Franklin Fountain Confectionary Cabin, the Kids Lodge with arcade games, and the chalet-inspired Lodge with food and beverages from Garces and Chickie's and Pete's. Visit www.riverrink.com for more information.

Participants:

323 Arch Street Fashion Collective
323 Arch Street
https://323arch.com/
*Receive 20% off your purchase

Art in the Age
116 N. 3rd Street
http://www.artintheage.com/
*holiday themed complimentary cocktails with Art in the Age spirits and a corresponding flash sale

Artist & Craftsman Supply
307 Market Street
https://www.artistcraftsman.com/
*10 sheets of 11x15 Canson Edition cotton rag paper and a Rowney sale brush of the customers’ choosing, for $5.00

Avra Art Gallery
58 N. 2nd Street
http://www.avraart.com/
*10% holiday discount on all artwork

Blokes Barber Shop
151 N. 3rd Street
http://www.blokesbarbershop.com/

*Flash sale with discounts of 20% or more on different product categories every Thursday. Backpacks & luggage, books, hats, shaving paraphernalia and jewelry will be among the items included in the flash sale

The Clay Studio
137-139 N. 2nd Street
https://www.theclaystudio.org/
5% off total purchase in The Clay Studio Shop

Chroma Hair Gallery
108 Market Street
http://www.chromahairgallery.com/
*complimentary hair cut with any color service
*$25 blow drys......$10 off blow drys regular price $35
*$50 women’s haircuts....$10 off regular price $60
*$30 men’s haircuts.... $10 off regular price $35

E-Moderne Gallerie
116 Arch Street
http://www.e-modernegallerie.com/
*10% discount on selected works at the gallery

The Geisha House
149 N. 3rd Street
http://www.hellogeisha.com/
*Weekly holiday sales in December

Jessica Eldredge Studio
245 Cherry Street
http://www.jessicaeldredge.com/
*Free gift with purchase

Lacquer Lounge
38 N. 3rd Street
http://www.lacquerlounge.com/
*15% off any service

Margot & Camille
47 N. 3rd Street
http://www.margotcamille.com/
*Free handmade up-cycled gift with every purchase

Millésimé & Ligne Roset & Arclinea Kitchens
33 N. 2nd Street
http://www.millesime.us/
*20% OFF on ALL Furniture, Lighting, Home & Personal Accessories at our Showroom!

Momo’s Tree House
205 Arch Street
http://www.momostreehouse.com/
*A free stocking stuffer with purchases over $50

More Than Old
144 N. 3rd Street
http://morethanold.com/joomla/index.php
*shopping champagne, a gift with purchase, and a January discount card for all Thursday night shoppers

National Museum of American Jewish History
101 South Independence Mall East
http://www.nmajh.org/

*2-for-1 admission to the Museum, which includes admission to our Core exhibition and the special exhibition Bill Graham and the Rock & Roll Revolution
*10% off all merchandise at our Museum Store
*Special events as follows, with pricing as indicated on the webpages:
· December 8 – Rock Docs: Monterey Pop with World Café Live
· December 15 – Student Rock Band Showcase – Performances by Philadelphia area public school rock bands
· December 22 – Young Friends Cocktails and Candles

Never Too Spoiled
57 N. 3rd Street
http://www.nevertoospoiled.com/
*Free stocking stuffer with purchase

Occasionette Holiday Pop-Up
38 S. 3rd Street
http://www.occasionette.com/
*free tote bags with a $25 purchase on Thursdays

People Prints 3D
20 S. 3rd Street
http://peopleprints3d.com/
*Free 3” figurine with purchase of 9” figurine

Petit Jardin en Ville
134 N. 3rd Street
http://petitjardinenville.com/
*15% discount to all shoppers

Philadelphia History Museum
15 S. 7th Street
http://www.philadelphiahistory.org/
*December 8 only: Community History Gallery Opening: Saved! Preserving Philadelphia
-The Museum will be open from 5:30-8p.m. with light refreshments
-Tickets for general admission are $5 (a 50% discount from regular admission)
-The event is free to Philadelphia History Museum Members and Members of Philadelphia Society for the Preservation of Landmarks

Philadelphia Independents
35 N. 3rd Street
http://www.philadelphiaindependents.com/
*Free button with any purchase

Rocket Fizz
302 Arch Street
http://rocketfizz.com
*10% off our gag gifts and toys each Thursday
*December 1, 8, 15: Buy 3 tin signs, get 1 free
*December 22: Buy 2 tin signs, get 1 free

Scarlett Alley
241 Race Street
http://www.scarlettalley.com/
*Cocktails and sweets will be served, shoppers will receive one ticket per each item purchased for a Scarlett Alley goodie basket raffle (drawing will be held Dec. 26th)

Select Shop 215
41 S. 3rd Street
https://omoionline.com/collections/select-shop-215

Smak Parlour
219 Market Street
http://www.smakparlour.com/
*10% off one item

Sugarcube
124 N. 3rd Street
https://sugarcube.us/
*10% off entire purchase (excluding accessories and jewelry).

Tribal Home
56 N. 3rd Street
*sparkling cider and holiday cookies and a gift drawing each Thursday night

United By Blue
144 N. 2nd Street
https://unitedbyblue.com/
*10% off of in-store product purchases

*Special, discounts and promotions at participating locations are subject to change.

For more information about Old City District and Historic Holiday Nights in Old City, visit oldcitydistrict.org, tweet @OldCityDistrict or call (215) 592-7929.


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