Looking to tackle all of your shopping needs on the cheap? You’ve come to the right place. We’ve assembled some of the best bargain hunting areas and thrifty markets around Philadelphia. Save big and start shopping!
9th Street Italian Market
9th Street between Reed and South Streets
Philadelphia, Pa. 19102
Philadelphia’s Italian Market is the oldest and largest outdoor market in the United States. With its wide selection of foods, you are sure to enjoy some of what this market has to offer. And let’s not forget its great prices!
1700 Chestnut Street
If you are looking for high fashion at low prices, Daffy’s is the place you want to go. Head here for your favorite brands of footwear, activewear, workwear, and kidswear. Sales can go up to 90 percent off on some days.
Ross Dress for Less
701 Market Street
Shop at Ross Dress for Less if you want styles for an affordable price. Expect to find designer and brand name fashions that fit your tastes. This retailer offers from 20 percent to 60 percent off department store prices. Skip the mall for the day and head to your local Ross.
Market at the Piazza
2nd & Germantown Avenue, Northern Liberties
One of the best markets in Philadelphia, the Market at the Piazza will surely leave you satisfied. Luckily, it’s open year-round every Saturday and Sunday from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. There’s also live programming, from funk to films to yoga and dance, plus great vendors who sell organic and locally grown food and food products, crafts, clothing, and other collectibles.
2nd Avenue Value Store
2917 Kensington Avenue
One of the world’s greatest secondhand stores, 2nd Avenue Value Store will give you what you need at a very affordable price. If offers vintage clothing, designer shirts, jeans, shoes and more. Think the highest quality secondhand and new goods laid-out in a consumer friendly manner.
1217 Chestnut Street
Did you say you needed a pair of shoes? Then head to Barefeet Shoes for stylish shoes at affordable prices. If you have the perfect outfit but you are missing the right pair of shoes, Barefeet Shoes will not disappoint.
2385 West Cheltenham Avenue
If you are a true shoe-lover, try heading to DSW Shoes for the perfect fit for the perfect price. DSW Shoes offers a great selection of styles from Steven Madden to Jessica Simpson.