Whether you're looking for a full day of shopping or a store where you can run in quickly and be done, check out these picks for five great places to do your Philadelphia Christmas shopping.
The store is tiny, but Green Aisle makes up for its size with how utterly gift-worthy its wares are. From jarred goods from local restaurants like James and Pub & Kitchen to mixologist-friendly cocktail ingredients like Fee Brothers bitters, Green Aisle has something for the food-fiend in your life. Not sure what to get? They're also offering gift baskets.
1618 East Passyunk Avenue
Philadelphia PA 19148
With over 400 businesses under its two roofs and shops ranging from Gucci to the LEGO store, it's easy to spend a day (or two, or three) perusing King of Prussia's stores. For last-minute shoppers, the mall is open until 11 p.m. December 14th through the 23rd.
160 N. Gulph Rd.
King of Prussia, PA 19406
There are two types of holiday cards: cards that are tossed in the recycling bin post-December, and cards that are kept on the fridge for most of the year because they're just too darn gorgeous. Get the second type at Paper on Pine.
115 S. 13 St.
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Whether your goal is to support local artists or to win the award for "Giver of the Most Unique Gifts," Art Star is your go-to store. This Northern Liberties gallery and shop sells handmade goods by artists and craftspeople from Philadelphia and around the world, including ceramics, stationery, jewelry, apparel, toys and art.
632 N. 2nd St.
Philadelphia, PA 19123