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Find the Perfect Gift at these Local Shops and Philly Holiday Markets

Local stores and markets for all your shopping needs

We’re lucky to have an abundance of locally-owned stores in all corners of Philadelphia. Whether you’re looking for presents for kids, friends, your partner, or family, we found stores and markets that will have something for everyone. Many of these places sell locally made gifts, so not only are you supporting local store owners, you’re also supporting local makers! Happy shopping!

Don’t see your favorite local store or market on the list? Leave a comment and we will continue to update this piece throughout the holiday season.

Kids’ Stores

Tildie’s Toy Box & Tiny Tildie’s

1829 & 1833 East Passyunk Avenue

This family-favorite toy store in South Philly now has a little sister shop for babies! These are the spots to go if you want thoughtful, gender neutral toys and books centered around imagination, creativity, and exploration.

Minnow Lane

2029 Frankford Avenue

This store in Fishtown provides ethically sourced, sustainable, and non-toxic toys and clothing for young children and families.

Born Yesterday

1901 Walnut Street

Located on Rittenhouse Square, Born Yesterday sells a wide variety of clothes and toys for babies and young kids.

The Nesting House

542 Carpenter Lane

The Nesting House is an environmentally minded boutique that buys and sells baby clothing, toys, accessories, and furniture.

Photo by P. Woolsey for Visit Philadelphia

Stores for Everyone

Vix Emporium

5009 Baltimore Avenue

This West Philly gift shop features jewelry, prints, cards, and more, primarily made locally.

Ceramic Concept

5015 Baltimore Avenue

Head a couple doors down from Vix Emporium to check out Ceramic Concept, a thoughtfully curated ceramics store that sells the works of artists of color, women, and local artists.

Ali’s Wagon

2017 Fairmount Avenue

Ali’s Wagon is a woman-owned boutique in Fairmount that specializes in local makers and small businesses. With everything from home goods to games to clothes, you’ll be able to find something for everyone on your list here.

South Fellini

1507 E Passyunk Avenue

This is where to go if you’re looking for apparel that’s everything Philly.

Philadelphia Independents

35 N 3rd Street

Located in Old City, this gift boutique sells exclusively locally made goods.

Vault + Vine

3507 Midvale Avenue

This East Falls plant shop offers custom floral arrangements and locally made gifts.

Brickbat Books

709 South 4th Street

This cozy Queen Village bookstore has a selection of beautiful used and new children books, as well as a curated selection of poetry, fiction, and art books.

Photo by C. Smyth for Visit Philadelphia


Check out our updated calendar of local holiday markets below.

Lead photo by R. Kennedy for Visit Philadelphia™.

Contributing Writer for Philadelphia Family.

  • Amanda November 28, 2023

    This is such a great list! I will be referring my office to this piece for our office holiday gift exchange!