Black Friday? It’s on. And so is Small Business Saturday, for that matter. We’ve rounded up the 50 best sales (promotions, markets, free gifts, etc.) at the 50 best local boutiques and stores in the area, just for you. Happy shopping.
Adorn Boutique: On Friday and Saturday, get 20 percent off all purchases over $50.00 in the store. And you'll have plenty of time to shop: The store will be open from 11am to 9pm on both days. 1314 Frankford Avenue, Fishtown.
Adresse: As Philadelphians know, coats are both a cold-weather essential and an important outfit-topper. On Small Business Saturday, get 10 percent off coats at Adresse. 45 North 2nd Street, Old City.
Aoki: On Friday and Saturday, enjoy 20 percent off the entire store (yep, this includes sale merch). Bonus: If you spend $100 at neighboring salon Mirror & Mantel, you'll get an additional 10 percent off! 115 South 22nd Street, Rittenhouse.
Arcadia Boutique: On Friday, get 40 percent off sale items, 30 percent off anything black and 20 percent off everything else. (Psst: The 20-percent-off deal continues through the weekend!) 819 North 2nd Street, NoLibs.
Art in the Age: This deal is twofold: Score $20 off denim (think brands like Fishtown-based Norman Porter) on Black Friday, and 2o percent off the entire store on Small Business Saturday. 116 North 3rd Street, Old City.
Art Star Holiday Market: On Black Friday, Art Star kicks off its holiday market at the Waterfront Winterfest. The market (which continues on select dates through New Year's Eve) will host a rotating, hand-picked selection of the best independent vendors (all housed inside repurposed shipping containers!). The Blue Cross River Rink at Penn's Landing.
Barbara Ellick: The tiny-but-fabulous Narberth jewelry and accessories boutique is offering 20 percent off everything in the store on Friday. 705 Montgomery Avenue, Narberth.
Bons Rêves: Pop by the positively gorgeous Lambertville linens and apothecary store this weekend and get 20 percent off your entire purchase. 18 North Union Street, Lambertville.
Bus Stop: Elena Brennan's well-curated shoe boutique is dishing out 20 percent off all shoes and boots from 11am to 7pm on Friday. Plus, they'll be serving spiked cider all day. 727 South 4th Street, Queen Village.
Denim Habit: The entire store is on sale from now through December 1st. Expect 25 percent off storewide, along with up to 75 percent off certain merch! (Think: $50 jeans!) 47 Saint Georges Road, Ardmore (Suburban Square); 500 South Route 73, Marlton (the Promenade).
Duke & Winston: Score 25 percent off on Black Friday both in-stores and online. 633 North 2nd Street, NoLibs; 907 West Lancaster Avenue, Bryn Mawr.
Duross & Langel: On Friday and Saturday, score absolutely adorable gift packages filled with the shop's "favorite things" for $35 (an $80 value). Plus, get half-off gingerbread candles. Yum. 117 South 13th Street, Midtown Village.
Eaves: On Friday and Saturday, get 20 percent off all clothing and shoes. Shopping tip: Take advantage of the boutique's mobile and paper wish lists to keep holiday shopping easy. 105 North Aberdeen Avenue, Wayne.
Element Six: The Eagle Village Shops newcomer—which stocks fab pieces by socially conscious (and still insanely cool) designers—is offering everything in-store at 20 percent off. Go there. Really. 503 West Lancaster Avenue, Wayne.
Ellelaurie: Get 30 percent off all merch in the store (think: Paige denim and Wildfox Couture). 1625 Chestnut Street, Liberty Place, Center City.
Geisha House: Head here for steep Black Friday discounts on Cameo, Keepsake, and FindersKeepers (40 percent off regular-priced dresses!), along with extra discounts on sale items. Plus, score free jewelry with $150 purchase, and a but-two, get-one-free on sale. 149 North 3rd Street, Old City.
Heirloom Home & Studio: Check out Heirloom’s Sidewalk Pop-up Market at their Glenside location with vendors including Happy Hatchlings (handmade knits for little ones), Peppercorn Domestics (linens for home and garden), and South Avenue Sweets (boutique-style cookies). Extended shopping hours on Black Friday will be 11am to 8pm. On Saturday from 10am to 6pm, Heirloom will offer complimentary gifts for all customers. 2227 Mount Carmel Avenue, Glenside.
HOME: This awesome decor shop (which features some of the most gorg home accessories we've seen) is dishing out 15 percent off all home accessories, furnishings and decorations, excluding already marked-down merch. 1815 East Passyunk Avenue, East Passyunk.
Jade's Closet: Starting at 10am on Saturday, receive 20 percent off the entire store. Seeing as this new boutique is stuffed with the likes of Clover Canyon and Mara Hoffman, this is reason to get excited. 200 West Lancaster Avenue, Wayne.
Jinxed Philly: We're super-excited for this one. Jinxed's new Fishtown location officially opens with a grand opening party at noon. Take a break from shopping and enjoy a BBQ and refreshments—and a seriously cool collection of antique/vintage/estate furniture and home accessories. 1331 Frankford Avenue, Fishtown.
Joan Shepp: Score 30 percent off winter coats, shoes and men's collections, and additional deals on select women's collections on Friday. 1625 Chestnut Street, Liberty Place, Center City.
King of Prussia Mall: Avoid the lunch rush and learn handy tips by following KOP's Black Friday Twitter Team at @KoP_Mall. If you're smart, you'll also take advantage of the holiday courtesy shuttle, which has nine pick-up and drop-off locations around the mall and runs every 20 minutes (Bonus: It operates through December 26). Lastly, avoid hauling all your purchases across the parking lot by snagging a spot on Dasher's Courtesy Sleigh, a special six-seat golf cart that will be circling the mall to help customers to and from their cars. Now that's service. 160 North Gulph Road, King of Prussia.
Knit Wit: On Black Friday, save $50 off $250 and $100 off $500. Plus, drop your business card or give your contact info at the counter and be entered to win a $75 gift certificate. 1729 Chestnut Street, Rittenhouse, and 905 West Lancaster Avenue, Bryn Mawr.
Lakshmi Hair Studio: Get your locks ready for the holiday season and buy one product, get one 50 percent off on Friday. Plus, receive a free gift while supplies last. 21 North 2nd Street, Old City.
Metro Men's Clothing: Get 30 percent off blazers and dress shirts, and take an extra 30 percent off already reduced merch. 1600 East Passyunk Avenue, East Passyunk.
Mettlers: The church-turned-boutique opens a Holiday Outlet in the back room on Friday. Goods will be priced from $10 to $50. Squeal! 2129 Chestnut Street, Rittenhouse.
Mushmina: On Friday, visit the awesome Philly flagship of this fair-trade company (think: artisan-crafted jewelry, scarves and clothing) and get 20 percent off purchases over $50 in-store and online (use code mushmina2013). 1540 South Street, Center City.
Occasionette: Spend $25 and get a free Girls Can Tell tote bag (you know, the ones featuring adorable annotated illustrations by Occasionette's owner, Sara). 1825 East Passyunk Avenue, East Passyunk.
Omoi Zakka: In-store on Friday, take 20 percent off your entire purchase from 9am to 12pm; 15 percent off (from 12pm to 3pm), and 10 percent off (3pm to 7pm). This includes complimentary gift wrapping! On Saturday, in-store only, get 25 percent off 2014 planners, and reigstered AmEx cardholders receive a $10 statement credit with purchase. 1608 Pine Street, Rittenhouse.
Open House: From 9am until 10am on Friday, everything in the store is 25 percent off. After that, everything is back to regular prices. In other words: Get there early. 107 South 13th Street, Midtown Village.
Per Lei: The early bird gets the worm—or 40 percent off storewide between 5am and 9am on Friday. Per Lei will then close for an hour until 10am, when it reopens with everything discounted at 20 percent off storewide (all sales final) until Saturday. 2 East State Street, Media.
Peter Kate: Doors open on Friday at 8am. Here's your reason to get there early: From 8am to 9:30am, everything is 30 percent off. From 9:30am to 11am, 25 percent off; and after 11am, everything is 20 percent off. (Sale excludes Stuart Weitzman, MZ Wallace Holiday and Lysee leggings and all resort.) 3830 Kennett Pike, Greenville, DE.
Philly AIDS Thrift: This sprawling thrift store opens at 7am on Friday and, until 11am, everything in the store will be 50 percent off. 710 South 5th Street, Queen Village.
Plage Tahiti: Why shop here on Black Friday: Spend $250 and get $50 off; spend $500 and get and $100 off. Plus, drop your business card or give your contact info at the counter and be entered to win a $75 gift certificate. 128 South 17th Street, Rittenhouse.
Posh Collections: Hooray for one-size-fits-all gifts like jewelry and handbags! And from Friday through Sunday, save 25 percent off both at this Malvern boutique. 103 East King Street, Malvern.
Ritual Ritual: This Saturday, NYC designer Linda Smyth is hosting a Trunk Show from 7pm to 9pm to showcase her jewelry brand We Are Prey. Also, starting at noon, score discounts up to 50 percent from independent designers. 716 North 3rd Street, NoLibs.
Scarlett Alley: Spend over $50 and get a complimentary double wine tote. Hello, hostess gift! 241 Race Street, Old City.
Shop Sixty Five: Like the store on Facebook and be rewarded with 20 percent off your purchase on Black Friday. (Already like 'em? You'll also get the discount!) 53 West State Street, Doylestown and 342 Righters Mill Road, Gladwyne.
Skirt Boutique: All dresses, pants, shoes and outerwear are buy one, get one free, and with every purchase, you get a free massage or facial at Wax Express (at your convenience). Bonus: Mimosas and giveaways all day. 931 Lancaster Avenue, Bryn Mawr.
Smak Parlour: We're suckers for gifts-with-purchase, particularly when our purchase consists of super-fun dresses for the holidays. This Friday, receive a complimentary pair of earrings with any purchase of $40 or more (while supplies last). 219 Market Street, Old City.
South Moon Under: Go here on Friday and get 20 percent off all merchandise, plus an additional 25 percent off sale stock. 1731 Chestnut Street, Rittenhouse; 205 West Lancaster Avenue, Wayne; 500 Route 73 South, Marlton.
Tselaine: Pop by this jam-packed-with-goodness boutique on Friday and Saturday, spend over $50, and you'll get an extra stamp on your 'Holiday Rewards Card' (redeemable for free gifts and discounts on future shopping trips). Plus, be one of the first 20 shoppers on Saturday to spend over $30 and you'll get a sweet goodie bag (trust us: It's totally worth it). 1927 Walnut Street, Rittenhouse.
Third Street Habit: Looking for the perfectly luxe gift for your favorite lady? Our solution: shop a selection of Isabel Marant pieces at 40 percent off at this fantastically curated Old City fave. 153 North 3rd Street, Old City.
Three Sirens: All weekend, you'll get 20 to 50 percent off the entire store, from clothing and jewelry to scarves and bags. (Hours are 12pm to 7pm on Friday; 11am to 7pm on Saturday, and 12pm to 6pm on Sunday). Here's to sleeping in! 134 North 3rd Street, Old City.
Trove General: On Saturday, score 10 percent off in-store (they''ll be open from 10am to 6pm) and online with code SHOPSMALL. 82 East Lancaster Avenue, Paoli.
United by Blue: Get 25 percent off the whole store as well as select $12 t-shirts. Bonus: There will be an open coffee bar for all shoppers from 7am until noon. Caffeine fix, check. 144 North 2nd Street, Old City.
Verde: Everything in the store is 25 percent off—from 9am to 10am. The store stays open until 8pm, but you'll want to get there early. 108 South 13th Street, Midtown Village.
ViVi G Shoes: Everything in the store (including jewelry and new arrivals) is discounted between 15 percent and 60 percent off. Expect: 30 percent off all handbags; up to 60 percent off Stuart Weitzman, and 40 percent off all small leather goods including Kate Sapde and Tory Burch. 503 West Lancaster Avenue, Wayne and 3801 Kennett Pike, Greenville, DE.