Christmas shopping is an arduous task, especially if you’re a last-minute shopper. Whether you are looking for gifts for one person or 20 people, you can get all your shopping done at one place thanks to the Christmas Village in Philadelphia.
Since LOVE Park is getting a makeover, the Christmas Village in Philadelphia has moved down the street to City Hall this year. Set up like a traditional German, outdoor Christmas market, there are more than 80 vendors in wooden booths selling food, art, and crafts from all over the world. Some of the vendor categories include:
- Special booths – Christmas trees, Santa’s house, Chaddsford Winery, and NRG
- Ornaments – wood and glass ornaments and other decorations
- Arts and crafts – drawings, paintings, ceramics, photography, candles, and more
- Fashion and beauty products – scarves and other winter apparel, cosmetics, soaps, handmade bags, and fragrances
- Glass and pottery – hand-painted glass and pottery from Spain and Nicaragua
- Jewelry and accessories – wallets, watches, clothing, and jewelry from around the world
- Toys – puppets, dolls, puzzles, stuffed animals, and car toys
- Food and drinks – handmade chocolates, candy, ice cream, pretzels, hot chocolate, coffee, and much more
- Made in Philadelphia – gifts from local artisans, designers, crafters, and confectionaries
All these vendors are only the tip of the iceberg! There are so many options that you’ll definitely find a unique gift for every person on your shopping list. Even if you go to the Christmas Village in Philadelphia just to peruse, you won’t be disappointed. There are hundreds of lights as well as some performances and events for you to enjoy. Additionally, new to the Christmas Village in Philadelphia is a Holiday Carousel. All its horses are wood-carved and decorated with holiday wreaths and lights – perfect for the little ones in your family.
Once you’ve finished shopping for all your friends and loved ones, treat yourself to a Philadelphia classic: a cheesesteak from Geno’s Steaks.