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Best Shops in Philadelphia to Get Your Christmas Shopping Done

Heading into the holiday season in Philadelphia means there's so much time to shop in the beginning weeks. Time, however, has a habit of slowly creeping by until there's suddenly barely a day left. Whether you're an early bargain hunter or a last-minute whirlwind of accomplishment, it's always helpful to know the very best places to hit up to get the most accomplished. When time is of the essence, or you're just interested in making the best of a one or two-stop shopping trip, 10Best has you covered. Shopping just outside the city limits? Venture over to the King of Prussia Mall for a selection of stores so huge you'll have trouble getting to them all. Interested in shopping, dining and strolling around a quaint town atmosphere? Head to Chestnut Hill and make a day of it. Center City offers up the Shops at Liberty Place for gift-hunters located right in town. Some retail locations offer more of a standard mall experience, while others sport trendy boutiques and outlet stores to explore and discover unique treasures. Most are located near local restaurants or fooderies so that you can grab a bite if your shopping excursion goes long. If the shopping trip and a stay in a hotel makes for the perfect girlfriend getaway or family excursion, there are plenty of hotels with special packages to do just that. Shop away!



In this up-and-coming area, shops are situated all along a half-mile on Main Street. More than 65 different storefronts offer shoppers the chance to find unique creations or interesting gifts. The trendy Manayunk section of Philadelphia is...  Read More



This pop-up holiday market mirrors German-style markets and offers shoppers an experience as well as a chance to shop. Individual stores are housed in wooden shed-like houses, and display their holiday wares for shoppers to wander by and peruse....  Read More



The area surrounding beautiful Rittenhouse Square, one of five squares designated by William Penn in his original plans for the city, has long been considered one of Philadelphia's most fashionable districts and was once home to many beautiful...  Read More



Located in the former John Wanamaker building, this store is a mainstay in the Philadelphia shopping scene. For more than 100 years, it has welcomed shoppers to the area, under several names. Housed in the building is the largest functioning and...  Read More

Philadelphia Premium Outlets


Bargain hunters love the deep discounts available at the Philadelphia Premium Outlets. Located just outside of the city, this mall is home to more than 150 brand name and designer retailers, including Banana Republic, BCBG Max Azria, Last Call...  Read More

Outside the city


This area mall is located just outside the city limits and offers a plethora of shops and restaurants sure to satisfy your holiday shopping needs. The center is not new - it first opened for business in 1928! Now this upscale neighborhood...  Read More

Outside the city


This Bucks County collection of boutique shops, restaurants and lodging options serves as a scenic getaway or wonderful day trip. Shops are boutique style and there are 60 indecently owned and operated offerings, ranging in variety from toy...  Read More

King Of Prussia
King of Prussia Mall


Home to more 400 stores, boutiques and restaurants, King of Prussia Mall is one of the country's largest shopping centers. Recognized as the East Coast's premier shopping destination, this upscale retail complex is anchored by well-known...  Read More

Shops at Liberty Place
Photo courtesy of The Shops at Liberty Place


Located between the Liberty Place towers in Center City's hotel district, this sleek shopping complex offers an impressive array of over 60 retail tenants, including Fire & Ice, J. Crew, Godiva Chocolatier, Les Richards, Victoria's Secret,...  Read More

Chestnut Hill


There are so many great things about coming to Chestnut Hill to do some Christmas shopping. Chestnut Hill is off-the-beaten-path, but not remote. It's funky, but in a way that people over the age of twenty-five can also relate to. It's young,...  Read More