West Philly Holiday Hoopla on Saturday, Dec. 10th!

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Nov 29, 2022 2 months ago

On Saturday, December 10, celebrate the holiday season with events and deals across University City and West Philadelphia! Get into the holiday spirit by shopping at local vendor markets, enjoying one-day offers from restaurants and small businesses, and enjoying festive events throughout the neighborhood.



Cocoa, Crafts, and Holiday SEPTA Buses with UCD

Trolley Portal Gardens • 40th and Baltimore

From 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM enjoy family-friendly crafting activities, a visit from SEPTA's holiday buses (on site from 11 AM to 4 PM), photos with the Grinch, and complimentary hot chocolate from Renata’s Kitchen.


The uCity Square Holiday Fest

The Lawn at uCity Square • 37th and Cuthbert

Enjoy the second of two festive days at the Lawn at uCity Square! Stop by from 11 AM to 7 PM for vendors, food trucks, and holiday fun - even ice skating!


Winter Market at University City Arts League

University City Arts League • 4226 Spruce Street

Stop by to browse the wares of local artists and makers while sipping on free hot chocolate, tea, and coffee. From 10 AM to 6 PM enjoy free music from Kento and a free drop-in art activity, too.


Black Holiday Pop-Up Market

The Enterprise Center • 26 S. 52nd Street

Stop by The Enterprise Center at their Black Holiday Pop-Up market, featuring over 70 Black-owned businesses selling art, jewelry, clothing, home decor, candles, health and wellness products, books, accessories, and more! The Pop-Up will be open from 10 AM to 7 PM. Follow @tecwestphilly on Instagram for details on events at the Pop-Up, including food, giveaways, and live music! 


Plus, deals, discounts, holiday gifts, and more, at the following businesses and restaurants:

  • Baltimore Pet Shoppe: Sales on pet items, buy 2, get 1 free on select bulk-bin dog treats, 10% off holiday treats and toys with a donation to Project MEOW
  • Ceramic Concept: Free mini "LOVE" ornament with $20 purchase. “To Philly With Love Ornament” gift boxes with trio of Philly themed ornaments, and other holiday ornaments and curated handmade gift boxes available!
  • Chengdu Famous Food: 10% off in store gift card purchase with cash or Venmo payment
  • El Taco (Powelton & Spruce): Free churro with in-store $20+ purchase
  • Evans Pizza: 20% off one large pizza
  • Freebird Greenery: $10 off $50+ purchase of plants, plus Santa visits the store from 10am to 1pm
  • 48th Street Grille: Buy 20 Island wings and get a free side of mac & cheese or red beans & rice
  • Landmark Americana: Get a free $10 gift card when purchasing a $50 gift card or a free $20 gift card when purchasing a $100 gift card
  • Lulu Cafe: Special combo (hot chocolate + macaron cookie set or fried bagel) at a discounted price
  • New Deck Tavern: For every $30 gift card purchase, receive a free New Deck Tavern T-Shirt
  • PHilthy Paws: $1 Dog bandana, $5 off any dog nail Dremel or cat nail clip, free poop bag dispenser for any service
  • The Post: $5 bonus gift card when buying a $50 gift card, $20 bonus gift card when buying a $100 gift card
  • Renata's Kitchen: Selling Renata’s own bottled Nablusi Olive Oil and House Made Hot Sauce
  • The Silk Tent: 10% off selected items
  • Spruce Hill Provisions: 10% discount on everything in store only
  • STUMP: 10% off plants
  • Ultra Silk Gallery: $10 prints and posters, plus buy 3 prints/posters, get 1 free
  • VIX Emporium: Free West Philly calendar with purchase
  • Walnut Street Cafe: $5 bonus gift card when buying a $50 gift card, $20 bonus gift card when buying a $100 gift card
  • Woosa Bubble Tea: $10 waffle or popcorn chicken with large drink
  • World Cafe Live: Get a 15% off dining coupon (valid in 2023) with any in-person purchase of tickets, gift cards, or WCL merch at the Box Office



Happy holidays from University City District!

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