Support Local Businesses: Holiday Edition

PIDC is proud to continuously support our diverse businesses, clients, partners, neighborhoods, and communities. This holiday season, we are highlighting just a few of our many PIDC client businesses. As you consider your options for shopping and holiday outings with your loved ones, we encourage you to support these clients and other businesses throughout Philadelphia.


RETAILERS

SWAG Boutique

This boutique features whimsical and unique gifts for life’s special occasions, such as holiday gifts, handmade gifts, gift certificates, and greeting cards.


Casa Papel

Get your custom holiday cards from this full service one-stop graphic design and specialty print studio.

Uncle Bobbie’s Coffee & Books

Shop online for the avid bookworm at this independent and black-owned neighborhood cafe & bookstore selling print books, audiobooks, merch, and more.


Hand in Hand

Hand in Hand, is a beauty & body care company that produces natural, vegan, cruelty-free, palm oil free products, including bar soaps, body wash, sugar scrubs, and lotion in signature fragrances.

FOOD, DRINKS, AND TREATS

Reading Terminal Market

One of America’s largest and oldest public markets is stocked, open, and ready for shoppers. Choose from an array of locally grown & exotic produce, locally sourced meats and poultry, plus the finest seafood, cheeses, baked goods, and confections.


Lore’s Chocolates

A Philadelphia tradition for over 50 years, this family owned and operated gourmet chocolate manufacturer & retailer is located one block west of the Liberty Bell. Lores Chocolates is open for walk-in business and curbside.

Yards Brewing Company

Shop all beers, including the new tropical fruit flavored Holiday Hazy Double IPA. Local delivery and curbside pickup is available daily.   Also, schedule a festive virtual tasting with founder Tom Kehoe and your crew by emailing Yards Brewing Co. at events@yardsbrewing.com for more information. 


Shane Confectionery

Shane Confectionery is the oldest continuously-run confectionery in the United States, established in 1863. Candies continue to be made on-site, with an emphasis on locally-sourced ingredients and seasonal specialties. In addition to take-out, you may also shop online for delivery or pick-up.

UNIQUE GIFTS

Purple Gloves Cleaning Company

A cleaning company established under the idea of lightening the load of those with busy lifestyles can be a great help to those looking to clean their home or office during the pandemic.


Healing Arts Collective

Relax with a therapeutic massage or enjoy a virtual yoga class.


La Cucina at the Market

La Cucina at the Market is where Philadelphians go to cultivate their culinary passions as they offer cooking experiences for all levels.  Try their all-new format of virtual cooking classes.


The Philadelphia Woodworking Company

Upgrade your home or office with custom cabinetry, furniture, architectural millwork and finish carpentry.

Joy Box

To offer some indulgent comfort to you and your family in an uncertain time, purchase a Joy Box, a customizable care package.  You may choose your favorite indulgences from Weckerly’s Ice Cream, Triple Bottom Brewing, Lil’ Pop Shop, Cáphê Roasters, Third Wheel Cheese, and Mycopolitan Mushrooms. You may also simply select one of the carefully curated holiday gift boxes to celebrate some of Philadelphia’s best local makers.


Bok in a Box

This maker-space is selling one-of-a-kind gift boxes on two primary pickup dates (Nov. 28 and Dec. 19) with items made by tenants of its studio space. Shoppers can choose from a box full of either self care supplies or home goods.


Wax + Wine

Lighten up someone’s holiday season with a DIY kit from Wax + Wine which comes with all the necessary tools to make one candle with your choice of scent(s) and container color. Pick up and delivery are available. Plus, with the help of your very own virtual instructor, you can host a virtual candle-making session with seven or more people for your DIY Wax + Wine activity by emailing hello@waxandwine.com for availability.

ENTERTAINMENT

Blue Cross Riverrink Winterfest

Celebrate the holidays at Blue Cross Riverrink Winterfest.  For the very first time, attendees can enjoy some elements of both Winterfest and Summerfest with activities such as ferris wheel rides, ice skating, and boardwalk games.


Winter on Broad Street: A Holiday Light Spectacular!

Presented by PIDC client, Dietz & Watson, Winter on Broad Street welcomes you to find the magic of the season as you shop, dine, and take a stroll through its 193 larger-than-life light sculptures and displays just steps from the Wells Fargo Center.


Kimmel Center For The Performing Arts

The pandemic has significantly affected many industries, including the performing arts and entertainment industry. Show your support by checking out some online dance and musical performances in the comfort of your own home.

Wilma Theater

During its closure, Wilma Theater will be streaming and sharing new content from Wilma Home Theater featuring co-artistic directors, HotHouse Company members, and teaching artists.


Arden Theatre Company

With Arden for All ONLINE! the Arden Theatre Company crafts programming to serve the same patrons and students of all ages that they served at the Arden – on stage and in the classroom. Arden Theatre Company will remember past performances, preview upcoming programming, and even add some movement for children.

MORE IDEAS

Check out some of PIDC’s previously published #ShopPHL lists to support even more of the diverse clients and industries we serve.

Open in PHL

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