The day after Thanksgiving is always a big one in the city, and to celebrate Black Friday in Philly in 2023, here’s a quick guide on what deals are worth it for anyone on your list.
Joseph Anthony Retreat Salon
Gifting some self-care and self-love is easy at this Center City spot. Located inside of the Loews Philadelphia Hotel, any one who purchases a gift card from Nov. 24 to 27 can get 20% of added value to all gift cards, in person, by phone call, online, or on the new Joseph Anthony App. A wide range of procedures from body wraps, to facials and even a Turkish bath experience can be booked here.
1200 Market St., 5th floor, josephanthony.com
Shawnee Mountain Ski Area
It’s ski season, and if you’re itching to hit the slopes, this Black Friday is the perfect time to purchase some tickets. On Nov. 24, booking online in advance will result in savings of up to 30% off (lift tickets, lift and rental, and snowtubing tickets.) There’s also the Miser 3-Pack Ticket package where you can get three lift tickets or lift/rentals for one price (on sale through Dec. 15 or until they sell out.)
Shawnee will also be offering season passes at a reduced price until Nov. 30, plus a 4th Grade Snow Pass (three lift and rentals for 4th graders) for $5.
401 Hollow Road, East Stroudsburg, shawneemt.com
JAMES by Jimmy DeLaurentis
There’s one unique way to celebrate Black Friday in Philly this year. JAMES by Jimmy DeLaurentis will have a special appearance from television personality Carson Kressley, known as part of the original Queer Eye “Fab 5” and long-time judge on Ru Paul’s Drag Race.
As a release states, the event—which will take place on Nov. 24, from noon to 6 p.m.—will feature personal shopping and home styling tips with expert stylist Carson Kressley (from 1 to 3 p.m.), giveaways, holiday surprises and champagne while you shop.
114 S. 19th St., jimmydelaurentis.com
The local bag brand will feature some deals for Black Friday in Philly and beyond. JURGI will be featuring between 30% and 45% off now through Tuesday, Nov. 28—including its new collection. All Philadelphians have to do is head to their site and shop till they drop (no code necessary.)
Both of Dooney’s locations (in Vorhees and Delran) are offering Black Friday deals. This year, Philadelphians can get a $10 gift card for every $50 gift card purchase, or get a $20 gift card for every $100 gift card purchase.
Multiple locations, dooneyspub.com
REALM Fine + Fashion Jewelry
This weekend holds the opportunity to get some deals in your shopping cart from Old City retailer REALM Fine + Fashion Jewelry for Black Friday in Philly. From Nov. 24 to 27, Philadelphians will be able to get 25% off its site, and as a release states, there will also be an early access private sale for “Empress Insider” email subscribers only, now through Thursday, Nov. 23.
Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa
For those looking for a trip outside of the City of Brotherly Love, the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa will be offering 15% off on mid-week rates and 5% off on weekend rates. Those interested can book now through Dec. 5 with stay dates available into next year.
1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, New Jersey, borgata.mgmresorts.com
With a wide amount of shows coming up at this fan-favorite venue, City Winery is offering deals from Wednesday, Nov. 22, to Cyber Monday for Black Friday in Philly. Discounted items include a free $20 gift card with a $100 gift card purchase, a Vinofile+ Membership for 6 or 12 months, a Holiday Wine 3-Pack for $75 and any 3 bottles (besides the Reserve and Signature Series), a wine key, a $20 gift card, and holiday greeting card packaged in a 3-pack carrier, a release states. More information can be found online.
990 Filbert St., citywinery.com