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Philly Holiday Guide: Black Friday & Small Business Saturday

What’s a Thanksgiving holiday without a shopping spree to burn off the calories? We all know that the biggest deals of the year happen this weekend during Black Friday. While tons of people will be lined up (and camped out) at malls and big box retailers, we suggest a more relaxed and personal experience at local boutiques. Small Business Saturday makes us thankful for all the passionate business owners right in our backyard! Explore the amazing deals in our breakdown of what local shops have to offer.

Center City

Joan Shepp
1811 Chestnut Street

Joan Shepp is a veteran to the Philly fashion scene for over 45 years. Join this women’s clothing boutique for Small Business Saturday by enjoying special promotions as you shop the new holiday designs of jewelry designer John Wind. You’ll even have a chance to win a limited-edition necklace! #ShopSmallWithUs

114 S. 19th Street

The affordable yet stylish brand is giving thanks to their loyal customers by sharing a 40% entire store promotion. Carrying styles for any occasion, this makes for an ideal opportunity to rack up for all of those holiday season soirees that are soon to come. Be sure to use the code BLKFRI17 when shopping the looks you love online!

2026 Chestnut Street

If you want to stay on-trend but are on a low budget, this boutique is for you. All the insta-worthy styles are under $100 year-round. After all, DFTI stands for Dress For The Image. For bonus savings, stop in on Black Friday for 20% the entire store from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Plus, shop a special $20 sales rack too.


Old City

Meadowsweet Mercantile
47 N. 2nd Street

Deals, deals and more deals are coming to Meadowsweet Mercantile during this year’s Small Business Saturday! The boutique is set to host a day of shopping and cocktails alongside guests Printfresh, Lucy Leoo Organic, Carla J Weeks,  and Matthew Addonizio. From 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Meadowsweet and Room Shop Vintage will be offering 20% off vintage items.

Pinot Boutique
227 Market Street

Come take advantage of Pinot Boutique’s deals to make your holidays livelier. Sip while shopping their great deals featuring $3 off glasses of wine, 50% off all wine glasses, and 50% off holiday-themed accessories. To top it all off, complimentary samples of their warm spiced red wine will be served to welcome you in from the cold. Now, that’s what we call a shopping experience!

Smak Parlour
219 Market Street

This dollhouse-styled boutique offers fun women’s apparel and decor by local and indie designers. This Friday, stock up on specialty Philly tees during their BOGO t-shirt deal all day. Spend $50 to receive a free Philly-themed emblem necklace to pair with your shirt! What better way to accessorize than the Philly way?

Ritual Ritual
819 N. 2nd Street

If you’re looking for good vibes and crafty accessories, this spirit-based jewelry and clothing store sit the place to be.. From 2 to 8 p.m. on Small Business Saturday, the boutique is hosting a trunk show for brands Whim Jewelry, Ryder Designs, and Love Illuminati. Light refreshments, snacks, and tunes will be provided. Come to support your favorite Philly artisans!


Queen Village/Bella Vista

Bus Stop Boutique
727 S. 4th Street

Grab yourself all new accessories for 25% off at Bus Stop Boutique. An array of styles will be on sale from Antelope, J Shoes, Liebeskind handbags, and more. While you’re at it, check a few gifts off your list from local designers American Trench and Lisa B, Look From London, and more. Shop with complimentary sweets from Barlume Apothecary and wine to ease the stress of the holidays!

Ps + Qs
820 South Street

On Black Friday, the early bird catches the worm at this boutique. Hit the store early for the 40% off entire store* promotion from 9 to 10 a.m. Then, from 10 to 11 a.m., receive 30% off! The upscale store specializes in casual-wear and accessories for women, men, and children. It’s the ideal place to grab gifts for the family and a gift for you.

* Offer excludes new arrivals.



Where are you shopping on Black Friday and/or Small Business Saturday? Let us know in the comments!