’Tis the Season to eat, shop and be merry! This year, not only is the Shop Penn community bringing you the Fourth Annual SHOP PENN Days of Deals (Dec 4-15) featuring 12 days of sales and giveaways from our collection of eclectic stores and restaurants around campus, we are excited to announce the first-ever SHOP PENN Holiday Window Decorating Contest with shops throughout the district decorating their windows and adding to the festive cheer. Follow SHOP PENN on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter (@shopsatpenn) for more details.

Check out SHOP PENN PRESENTS to find the perfect gift to purchase locally for your holiday list.

Celebrate the season with a SHOP PENN PLAYLIST of Holiday Happenings around the district.


Let's have some fun!

Explore world-class museums and galleries, live music, scenic parks, and exciting sports and recreational events—all on or near Penn’s beautiful and historic campus.

Morris Arboretum

Garden, Educational Programs

The Morris Arboretum is a historic public garden and educational institution. It promotes an understanding of the relationship between plants, people, and place through programs that integrate science, art, and the humanities. Admission is free with a Penn ID. Please note that the Arboretum is located approx. 15 miles north of Penn’s campus.


100 E. Northwestern Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19118
United States


Penn Park

Athletic Fields

Take a break from the bustle of the city and visit 24 acres of open green space that includes athletic and recreational facilities owned and operated by Penn. Picnic tables and park benches make Penn Park the perfect place for an outdoor lunch or a spot to rest and enjoy the Center City skyline.


3000 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
United States