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Head to Philadelphia and Macy's Center City When Pope Francis Visits

September 14, 2015 | Shopping
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Macy's Center City sells a full range of Philly logo merchandise.

Pope Francis will be visiting the United States for the 2015 World Meeting of Families taking place in Philadelphia September 26-27, 2015.

Macy’s Center City, a National Historical Landmark located in the historic Wanamaker building in the heart of Philadelphia, will feature many unique products with prominent Philly logos and beautiful religious items that give visitors the opportunity to both celebrate and memorialize the Pope’s visit as well as their own travels in the City of Brotherly Love.

Religious products at Macy’s Center City include crystal crosses, rosary beads and many other pieces from Waterford’s religious program; sterling silver crosses; Diamond Fashion crosses; and a full collection of Vatican jewelry, including rosary-style necklaces and bracelets with crucifixes.

Macy's Center City is carrying many religious items during the Pope's visit to Philadelphia...

Philly logo products available in the store include totes, tees and mugs.

Macy’s Center City Fall Clothing and Accessories

The store is also brimming with many other trend-setting items for the fall season that will help you stay warm, dry and stylish, whatever your destination. Philadelphia autumns can bring both crisp sunny days and chilly, rainy weather and Macy’s has everything you need to prep for your visits to the city’s prominent historical and cultural attractions, and Pope Francis sightings.

Need some last-minute items like easy-on-the-feet walking shoes and some layers like a wrap or some extra cozy clothing? No worries. Macy’s Center City has you covered with ponchos, packable raincoats and umbrellas, Style & Co. crossbody bags and totes, and INC pashminas.

10% Visitor Savings Pass

When you’re in the store, be sure to pick up a Macy’s 10% Visitor Savings Pass at the Visitor Center on the first floor to enjoy 10% off on hundreds of store items (with limited exclusions). Domestic visitors can use the pass for a three-day period and international shoppers can use it for 30 days.

Macy's 10% Visitor Savings Pass

You’ll also want to make sure to see the Wanamaker Grand Court Organ (it has more than 28,500 pipes!) and the bronze Grand Court Eagle in the store’s Grand Court—a great place to meet up with your traveling companions.  

The Wanamaker Grand Court Organ at Macy's Center City in Philadelphia.

More at the Macy's Center City Visitor Center

While you're picking up your Visitor Savings pass, please check out The Visitor Center's other helpful services: purchase a shopping package, receive information about the store and the city, get help fleshing out your trip itinerary and book one of the store's special tours.

Store Hours During Pope Francis' Philadelphia Visit

On Saturday, 9/26 and Sunday, 9/27, Macy's Center City will be open 10 am - 5 pm.


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