65 Best Black Friday Sales in Philly and the ’Burbs
After another whirlwind year, we’ve arrived once again at peak shopping season — and we’re here to guide you through it. We’ve rounded up over 40 of the best sales, promotions, free gifts, secret codes, shopping parties and more (oh, and we sprinkled in where you’ll also get free booze). But what’s better: For 99 percent of them, you don’t even have to step foot into a mall, so you can avoid rabid crowds and support our coolest local shops. Happy shopping — and saving. Let’s do this.
Adorn Boutique: On Friday and Saturday, get 20 percent off all purchases over $50 in store and online (use code BlackFriday to get the discount on Friday, and SmallBusiness to get the code on Saturday. Store hours: 11am to 9pm on both days. 1314 Frankford Avenue, Fishtown.
Analog Watch Co.: The local wood watch company (check out our piece on the watches here) is offering $40 off one watch, $100 on two watches, $150 off three watches, and, if you buy four, $200 off. For an order of one, use code JUST ONE; for multiples, use code BLACKFRIDAY. Sale good on Friday only, and ends at 11:59pm PST. 1214 Moore Street, analogwatchco.com.
Aoki: 30 percent off the entire store (including sale section!), plus goodie bags with purchase for the first five customers. Discount in-store only. Store hours: 11am to 7pm. 115 South 22nd Street, Rittenhouse.
Armour: Get 25 percent off select merchandise at this smartly curated menswear shop. Tip: Bring a friend with you who has never visited Armour and receive an extra 5 percent off your purchase if your friend makes a purchase, too. 704 South 4th Street, Queen Village.
Art In The Age: 20 percent off the entire store (with the exception of consignment items) on Small Business Saturday. 116 North 3rd Street, Old City.
Art Star: On Black Friday, Art Star kicks off its pop-up shop at the Waterfront Winterfest. The crafty-cool boutique is once again setting up shop in a 40-foot shipping container so visitors to the holiday extravaganza (totally worth checking out, by the way) can shop its quirky-cool selection without having to trek to NoLibs. The Blue Cross River Rink at Penn’s Landing.
Barbara Ellick: This must-visit jewelry and accessories boutique is offering 25 percent off the entire store Friday, Saturday and Monday. 705 Montgomery Avenue, Narberth.
Benjamin Lovell Shoes: On Friday from 10am to 11am only, receive 30 percent off your entire purchase. Can’t get up that early? Bring in a donation of a gently worn coat, new toy or canned food item (donations go to PEC) and you’ll receive 20 percent off a single item. 318 South Street, South Street; 119 South 18th Street, Rittenhouse; 4305 Main Street, Manayunk; 525 Glen Eagle Square, Glen Mills; 212 Kings Highway East, Haddonfield.
Bons Rêves: Get 20 percent off purchases over $50 at this gorgeous Bucks County linen and apothecary shop. Bonus: Free gift wrapping and free shipping! Oh, and Prosecco. 18 North Union Street, Lambertville, NJ.
Boyds: From Wednesday, November 26th, through Sunday, November 30th, get 25 percent off select suits, sportcoats, sportswear and women’s fashion. We’re talking brands like Zegna, Gaultier, Charlotte Olympia, Gucci, Rochas, Hugo Boss, Vince and Jimmy Choo. 1818 Chestnut Street.
Bus Stop Boutique: The fabulously quirky shoe and accessory boutique is offering 25 percent off select shoe, boot and handbag styles on Friday and Saturday. (Use hashtag #ShopLocalPhilly to win a free gift!) Oh, and there will be wine and sweets. Store hours: Friday, 11am-8pm; Saturday, 11am to 6pm. 727 South 4th Street, Queen Village.
Busybee: On Saturday, mention Shoppist and get 20 percent off all items at this home store, including sale merch. 734 South Street.
Calypso St. Barth: Get 50 percent off all sale merchandise online and in-store. 1613 Walnut Street, Rittenhouse.
Charlie’s Jeans: 20 percent off all full-priced merchandise. 233 Market Street, Old City; 1735 Chestnut Street, Rittenhouse.
Commonwealth Proper: For the first time, this bespoke menswear shop is opening its studio to the public on Black Friday. Head there starting at 11am, bring coffee from a local shop and they’ll make it Irish for you. You can shop their new RTW collection, watch sports (they’ll be on all day) and escape the crowds. 1839 Chestnut Street, Rittenhouse.
Concrete Polish: This local jewelry studio is offering 25 percent off the entire site from Friday through Cyber Monday with code GRATITUDE.
Duke & Winston: Get 20 to 50 percent off in-store on Black Friday and Small Business Saturday. Also say hi to Duke, the store’s adorable four-legged mascot. 1822 Chestnut Street, Rittenhouse.
Element Six: This must-visit Eagle Village Shops boutique is offering 30 to 60 percent off the entire store on Friday and Saturday. A friendly tip: They’re doing surprise giveaways for anyone who shops between 8am and 10am both days, so get there early. Store hours: 8am to 7pm. 503 West Lancaster Avenue, Wayne.
Ellelauri: The Philly-based lifestyle brand (which just opened new Rittenhouse digs — see them here) is dishing out 20 percent off all in-store merchandise and 25 percent off all online sales with promo code BLKFRIDAY. Also look out for free gifts with purchase, which range from lip balm to Essie nail polish. 114 South 19th Street, Rittenhouse.
Ella’s Grove: On Saturday, the Main Line boutique is offering 25 percent off all handbags (brands like M Missoni, Liebeskind and Zac by Zac Posen) and accessories (think scarves and belts). 876 West Lancaster Avenue, Bryn Mawr.
Erdon: The Old City location will be offering 20 percent off storewide (excluding jewelry and select shoes) from 10am to 12pm. The (new!) Moorestown Mall location will be offering 20 percent off select items from 8am to 12pm. Champagne in both stores! Store hours: Philly, 10am to 7pm; New Jersey: 8am to 10pm. 162 North 3rd Street, Old City; 400 Route 38, Moorestown, New Jersey.
Fabric Horse: The all-vegan, handmade-in-Philly soft goods shop (backpacks, tote bags, and other coolly utilitarian accessories) is offering 20 percent off all items on Friday. Perfect gifts for cyclist friends. 1737 East Passyunk Avenue.
Geisha House: From 10am to 12pm, take 25 percent off any dress. All day: take an extra 30 percent off all sale and marked-down merch. Plus: complimentary mimosas! Store hours: 10am to 7pm. 149 North 3rd Street, Old City.
Govberg Jewelers: Friday through Monday, visit their private—and ultra-luxe—pre-owned watch sale and get 10 percent off select pre-owned timepieces. (Check out some of the incredibly high-end pre-owned pieces here.) 65 Saint James Place Ardmore; 1521 Walnut Street, Rittenhouse.
Henry A. Davidsen: Any gift cards purchased Friday will receive a 20 percent value increase (i.e. $100 gift card will have a $120 value). Customers will also receive a free pair of magnetic collar stays ($40 value) with any custom polo order. 1701 Spruce Street, #2, Rittenhouse.
Innervision: Friday through Sunday, buy one pair of frames, get another pair free. (They carry brands like Salt, Oliver Peoples and François Pinton.) Open 10am to 6pm Friday and Saturday, and 12pm to 5pm on Sunday. 131 South 18th Street, Rittenhouse.
Jade’s Closet: Starting on Black Friday and going through Sunday, get 25 percent off all merchandise and an 40 percent off all sale. 200 West Lancaster Avenue, Wayne.
Kevin O’Brien Studio: The cult-favorite South Philly textile studio (which is having a pop-up shop right now—go here for posh pillows and bedding) is offering an additional 25 percent off already discounted pillows, bedding, curtains and scarves on Friday. 1412 South Broad Street, South Philly.
Knit Wit: Get 20 percent off storewide on Black Friday and Small Business Saturday. 1729 Chestnut Street, Rittenhouse; 905 West Lancaster Avenue, Bryn Mawr; 8001 Ventnor Avenue, Margate New Jersey.
Lagos: Shop the Rittenhouse flagship store on Friday and Saturday from 10am to 7pm and enter to win a $100 gift card. 1735 Walnut Street, Rittenhouse.
Madewell: 25 percent off your entire purchase, now through Sunday, with code GIFTON. The discount is also available in-store! 1716 Walnut Street, Rittenhouse.
Malena’s Vintage Boutique: 20 percent off all purchases on Friday and Saturday. (Psst: Malena will also be rolling out a never-before-seen designer vintage rack, and adding 20 percent off the rare stuff.) Store hours: 11am to 8pm. Bonus: Free parking in downtown West Chester all day Friday.) 101 West Gay Street, West Chester.
Mettlers American Mercantile: On Black Friday and Small Business Saturday, get 50 percent off New England Shirt Co. Shirts for men and women and 50 percent off all sweaters and outerwear. (Also, look out for the name change: The store will start going by its new moniker, Stars and Stripes Ltd., on Friday.) 2129 Chestnut Street, Rittenhouse.
Moon + Arrow: On Friday, get 20 percent off all Moon + Arrow jewels, and get a $25 gift card with a purchase of $250. 754 South 4th Street, Queen Village.
Mushmina: From Thanksgiving until Cyber Monday, get 20 percent off items over $50, plus 15 percent off jewelry all weekend. On Thanksgiving, their kiosk at the King of Prussia Mall will be open and offering 15 percent off items over $50 from 6pm until 1am (excluding jewelry). Use online code SALEAWAY all weekend to score the discount. 1540 South Street, Rittenhouse.
Niche Boutique: On Black Friday and Small Business Saturday, both West Chester and Collegeville locations will offer 25 percent off all full-price items and a $5 clearance rack.
Occasionette: Head here for gifty goods; spend $50 or more, and get gourmet candy canes (that you can add to holiday packages to up the Martha Stewart crafty-chic effect). Store hours: 11am to 8pm Friday, 9am to 9pm Saturday. 1825 East Passyunk Avenue, South Philly.
Per Lei Boutique: Reap the Black Friday benefits all week with 20 percent off storewide starting on Monday and continuing through Wednesday. On Friday from 5am to 9am, score 40 to 70 percent off. Then, the boutique will close for an hour and reopen from 10am to 6pm for 20 percent off everything continuing through Saturday — which, ya know, is amazing. 2 East State Street, Media.
Peter Kate: On Friday from 8-11am, pick your discount to win between 40 and 70 percent off once item of your choice; from there, it’s 25 percent off the remainder of your purchase. On Saturday, get 10 percent off your entire purchase. 3830 Kennett Pike, Greenville, Delaware.
Philly AIDS Thrift: From 7am to 11am, everything in this massive thrift store is 50 percent off. 710 South 5th Street, Queen Village.
Posh: On Friday, get 30 percent off all jewelry. You’ll want to get there early: The first person to make a purchase gets a free handbag of her choice. (The store opens at 9am sharp!) Check in with the store’s Facebook page to get info on flash sales they’ll be having throughout the day. 103 East King Street, Malvern.
Rikumo: The high-design Japanese import shop is offering 20 percent off select items (i.e. Sasawashi bath and beauty products; Kotohogi placemats, chopsticks and coasters; Ito Bindery memo and drawing pads; Kontex towels. Basically, all the cool, luxe stuff you never knew you needed). Sale starts on Wednesday, November 26 at 9pm and continues to 11:59pm on Monday, December 1st. Bonus: free shipping storewide. 428 North 13th Street, Spring Garden.
Ritual Ritual: On Friday and Saturday, get up to 40 percent off select items, and 15 percent off the entire store. Spend over $200, and you’ll get a Ritual Ritual candle. Wee! 816 North 2nd Street, Northern Liberties.
Safian & Rudolph Jewelers: 30 percent off all diamond jewelry in-store. 701 Sansom Street, Market East.
Scarlett Alley: On Friday, with every Vietri purchase over $150, you’ll receive a pair of these Vietri champagne glasses. (Not too shabby!) On Saturday, order a Spicher & Co vinyl floor mat over 36”x56,” and receive a 20”x30” mat. 241 Race Street, Old City.
Scout & Annie: You’ll have to namedrop for this one — and we love it. On Friday, mention Shoppist or Philly Mag and get 10 percent off storewide (did we mention the store spans awesome vintage home goods and new gifty goods and home decor?). 125 EastState Street, Kennett Square.
Scout Salvage: Free gift-wrapping, plus a vintage postcard with every $50 purchase. (You’ve got to check out their selection of vintage furs, and we recommend packaging all holiday gifts in their hilarious Bill Murray tote bag.) 21 North 3rd Street, Old City.
Sheridan Square: Get 25 percent off on Friday and Saturdays; the shop is open from 10am to 5pm both days. 360 Montgomery Avenue, Merion.
Shop Sixty Five: Spread the blog love and mention Shoppist at checkout to receive 10 percent off on Black Friday and Small Business Saturday. Plus, to sweeten the deal, the spacious loft-style boutique will be rolling out a sale rack on Saturday with up to 50 percent off lust-worthy brands like Milly, Rebecca Taylor, and Helmut Lang. You’ll also get another 15 percent off a full-priced item if you use an American Express card. 53 West State Street, Doylestown; 342 Righters Mill Road, Gladwyne.
Skirt: On Friday, Saturday and Sunday, all fall merchandise is buy one, get one free (excludes holiday and resort styles). On Friday: The first 20 customers receive a free pair of cashmere gloves, and shoppers can enter a raffle to win a free pair of Tom Ford sunglasses. Saturday: The first 10 customers receive a free, full-size bottle of Elizabeth & James perfume, and shoppers can enter a raffle for a free pair of jeans of your choice. Sunday: The first 10 customers receive a DVF candle, and shoppers can entire a raffle for cashmere gloves and a hat. Store hours: Friday, 8am to 6pm; Saturday, 10:30am to 6pm; Sunday, 12pm to 4pm. 931 Lancaster Avenue, Bryn Mawr; 272 96th Street, Stone Harbor, New Jersey.
Smak Parlour: On Friday and Saturday, get a free winter accessory with purchases of $50 or more, plus free gift wrapping. 219 Market Street, Old City.
Smith + Scott: Get 25 off the entire store—both Lambertville and Doylestown locations—on both Friday and Saturday. Open from 10am to 7pm both days. 76 South Main Street, Doylestown; 24 North Main Street, Lambertville, New Jersey.
Style Camp: 20 percent off all scarves and snoods on Friday. (Psst: These make perfect gifts!) 8433 Germantown Avenue, Chestnut Hill.
Third Street Habit: From Wednesday, November 26th, through Cyber Monday, get 25 percent off all denim (including jackets, dresses and button-ups). 153 North 3rd Street, Old City.
Tobox: 15 percent off your entire purchase at this luxe men’s shoe and leather goods shop with promo code FALL FOR TOBOX from November 28 through December 1st. 25 South 19th Street, Rittenhouse.
Toggery: The Philly-based line of posh basics is offering 25 percent off online with code “TOGGERYTHANKS” (case sensitive) from November 25 through December 1st.
Toile: Head to this Fishtown boutique — all amazing local and emerging designers sell here — on Black Friday to shop a huge sample sale. On Small Business Saturday, head there for trunk shows of a dozen designers from Toile from 10am to 6pm. You’ll be able to meet the designers and get a chance to pre-order custom handmade holiday gifts from them. Stay for a pre-holiday cocktail party showcasing the work of Senpai + Kohai Holiday Dresses and Geography 541 Jewelry from 6pm to 9pm. 1333 Frankford Avenue, Fishtown.
Trove General Store: All day Friday and Saturday, receive a 10 percent off coupon for your next purchase on sales over $100. 82 East Lancaster Avenue, Paoli.
Uniqlo: Look for serious discounts on select merchandise (in all categories — men’s, women’s, kid’s, babies and accessories), specifically cashmere, fleece and HEATTECH accessories. Black Friday discounts run from through Sunday, November 30th. Cyber Monday deals go from Monday, December 1st, through December 5th. 1608 Chestnut Street, Rittenhouse; King of Prussia Mall; Cherry Hill Mall; Willow Grove Park Mall.
United By Blue: On Friday, get 20 percent off storewide both in-store and online. 144 North 2nd Street, Old City; 3421 Walnut Street, University City.
Verde: On Friday, get 15 percent off all Alex and Ani jewelry from 11am to 8pm. 108 South 13th Street, Queen Village.
Vince: On Friday, take an additional 25 percent off already reduced sweaters. On Saturday, take an additional 25 percent off already reduced off knits and outerwear. 1701 Walnut Street, Rittenhouse.
Zoë: It’s a bit of a hike, but worth it: Get 30 to 40 percent off select merchandise on Black Friday. (A hint: They carry brands like Saint Laurent, Givenchy and Proenza Schouler.) 11 Hullfish Street, Princeton, New Jersey.