Where to Shop and Dine on New Year’s Eve in Doylestown

Soon we will be saying goodbye to 2019 and welcoming in 2020. You may already have plans for New Year’s Eve in Doylestown, but if you’re still seeking out the perfect dining option or need an outfit or accessories to ring in the new year, the list below will help you in your search.

Dining Options in Doylestown

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  • HoneyThere are still a few New Year’s Eve reservations available to dine at Honey Restaurant tonight. The Honey team is serving a 12-course shared tasting menu for $200 per couple and reservations are available in two-hour increments.
  • Blu Mediterranean Grill: Enjoy all of your favorite Mediterranean dishes when dining at Blu Mediterranean on New Year’s Eve. A special New Year’s Eve menu will be offered. There will also be a champagne toast at midnight!
  • Water Wheel Tavern: Celebrate the end of 2019 at the Water Wheel Tavern. The restaurant will be offering New Year’s Eve dinner specials throughout the night.
  • Uptowne Deli and Pizzeria: Refuel with some pizza and sandwiches from Uptowne Deli and Pizzeria before you head out to your New Year’s Eve festivities. The restaurant is open until 4 p.m. today and is offering a pizza special for $20.20: two large, one-topping pizzas.
  • Cafe Soul: Cafe Soul is serving up breakfast and lunch today and tomorrow. The cafe will be open from 6 a.m.–2 p.m. on New Year’s Eve and 7 a.m.–2 p.m. on New Year’s Day.
  • QuinoaEnjoy a fun and delicious New Year’s Eve dinner at Quinoa from 5–8:30 p.m. In addition to a special New Year’s Eve prix fixe menu, Quinoa will be offering free samplings of Pisco sours and champagne as well as a photo booth with Polaroid photos to capture all of the memories.

Doylestown Shopping Options

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  • Something Else: Still looking for that eye-catching outfit to wear tonight as you head out to dinner or to a New Year’s Eve party? Something Else has what you need! The shop is open from 11 a.m.–4 p.m. today and you can stop by to purchase the perfect NYE attire.
  • Carroll’s Jewelers: So, you have the outfit and a place to celebrate New Year’s Eve, but you’re still searching for the perfect fine jewelry accessory to wear. Carroll’s Jewelers has you covered! The store is open until 3 p.m. today for all of your jewelry-buying needs.
  • Smith & ScottGet ready to pop some bubbly in your new outfit from Smith & Scott. The shop is open from 10 a.m.–4 p.m. for your last-minute fashion finds for New Year’s Eve.
  • AlloraHeaded to a New Year’s Eve dinner or party at a friend’s house tonight? Don’t forget to bring along a host/hostess gift! Stop by Allora to find the perfect gift. The shop is open today from 10 a.m.–3 p.m.

Wishing you all an exciting New Year’s Eve and a very Happy New Year!

Finish Your Holiday Shopping in Doylestown

Many individuals are still in holiday shopping mode and crossing names off their gift list as we speak. If you’re currently searching for spots to pick up extraordinary gifts for your friends and loved ones, don’t worry, because Doylestown offers one-stop shopping. From clothing boutiques to bookstores to specialty shops, you’ll find everything you need in our fabulous town.

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To help you complete your gift shopping quickly and successfully, here are a few ideas to get you started:

  • Heather Bleu Home: Cozy sweaters, handcrafted wine glasses, and luxurious bath and body products are just a few items you’ll find at Heather Bleu Home
  • Sweet Blossoms Lingerie: Warm pajamas and fluffy robes make the perfect holiday gift and Sweet Blossoms Lingerie offers a wide selection of these must-have items
  • Monkey’s Uncle: If you have a Philly sports fan on your gift list, look no further than Monkey’s Uncle for retro design team t-shirts, contemporary style sweatshirts, and so much more. It’s also a great spot to grab all of your favorite Doylestown gear!
  • Bambini’s World: For the littlest gift recipients on your list, Bambini’s World has you covered with lovely clothing and accessory items that make the perfect gift as well as the perfect place to buy holiday wear for your little ones.
  • Something Else: Something Else is the place to go for all of the latest trendsetting clothing and accessory items. And, with their new men’s shop open next door, you can now check many people off of your gift list at one extraordinary boutique.
  • Olive Oil, Etc.: Searching for stocking stuffers or gifts for the home cooks and professional chefs in your life? Visit Olive Oil, Etc. for some delicious holiday gifts.
  • Evolution Candy: At Evolution Candy, you’ll find sweet stocking stuffer treats as well as holiday gifts of a wide array.
  • Nomad Supply Company: Nomad Supply Company has an impressive array of surf and skate gear, including clothing, accessories, and boards.
  • Doylestown Bookshop: Find your ideal holiday gifts for the book lovers in your life. In addition to an extensive inventory of hardback and softcover books, the Doylestown Bookshop offers plentiful gift items for individuals of all ages.
  • Lotus Apparel and Home: Whether you’re looking for clothing and accessory gifts or home decor items, Lotus Apparel and Home offers both of these highly recommended gift-giving items.
  • Doylestown Beer Authority: For the craft beer lovers on your list, stop by Doylestown Beer Authority. You can purchase your gift recipient’s favorite brews and create a beer-centric gift basket to give.
  • Shop Vintage Alley: If you have a plant lover on your gift list or a vintage aficionado, be sure to visit Shop Vintage Alley. From succulents to warm vintage wool sweaters, you’re going to want to buy a lot at this Doylestown boutique.
  • Wildflowers Boutique: Find the latest fashions and accessory items at Wildflowers Boutique, including velvet headbands, pom beanies, holiday party dresses, and more.
  • Bella’s Boutique: From festive holiday tops to soft scarves and gloves, Bella’s Boutique offers the perfect holiday gifts.
  • Siren Records: You are sure to have a few music lovers on your gift list. If so, Siren Records is Doylestown’s premier music shop, offering everything from hard-to-find vinyls to the newest release CDs and more.
  • Serendipity Shops: Comfy long-sleeve tees, Pura Vida bracelets, and catchy phrase wall art are some of the gift options you’ll find at Serendipity Shops.
  • Allora: For those on your gift list who adore environmentally-friendly products, you’ll find plenty of these gift items at Allora among other things. Some of the options include reusable produce bags made from recycled water bottles, to-go cups, reusable facial cloths, metals straws, and more.
  • The Yellow Door: At The Yellow Door, you’ll find beautiful items to gift to friends and loved ones, including sweet tea shea butter products, leather journals, scented candles, and other memorable gift offerings.

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And, remember that gift cards are always a welcome option for holiday gift-giving. You’ll find that many shops, restaurants, and entertainment venues are offering gift cards, such as the following:

These are just a few options to consider to help you finish your gift buying this year! Really all you have to do is stroll through Doylestown and you’re sure to find gifts for every individual on your list this holiday season. Happy Holidays!


Local Vendors Who Deliver Right to Your Door

It’s always a great idea to support local vendors in our community. Many of these sellers operate out of brick-and-mortar spots while others can be reached via online methods. For the latter group, these local vendors provide you with an easy way to get their items delivered directly to your door. Here are some of the shops that offer you convenient access to their must-have products:

Helene Ann Studio Jewelry

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Helene Ann Studio offers handmade ceramic jewelry of a wide array, including pendant necklaces, earrings, and more. This creative local artist is involved in the design and production phases from start to finish, resulting in beautiful handcrafted items that you can present to others as gifts or add to your own jewelry collection. And, best of all, you can have these lovely products delivered right to your door. Not only are you supporting a local artisan but you have the convenience of direct delivery, too! Visit the Helene Ann Studio website to peruse the offerings.

May with Love Knits

Another online vendor with local ties that delivers directly to your door is May with Love Knits. This mother/daughter duo offers handmade knitted creations, including pom hats, infinity scarves, headbands, and more. If you’re searching for some cold weather gear this season, May with Love Knits should be on the top of your list. Check out their website, order your favorite product, and you’ll have it delivered right to you!

Nord Bread

Unique accessories aren’t the only items that local vendors offer in a convenient online format. Food offerings are available, too, such as the delicious bread you can have delivered from Nord. If you live in Doylestown, you can order your favorite products from Nord and they will deliver these right to your home. This bakery specializes in sourdough products and offers a rotating menu of bread delicacies. Some of the options you might find when you visit the Nord website include the sourdough batard, fig and cardamom bread, superseed triangle, and others. Free delivery is always available if you live in Doylestown. If you live outside of Doylestown, you can pick up your loaves at a variety of local stores and farmers markets.

The Coffee Scoop

Local vendor The Coffee Scoop makes it possible to have your favorite coffee beans delivered right to your door. This Pipersville vendor offers online ordering that provides you with the convenience of delivery services. Order your favorite coffee, in bean or ground form, and have it shipped to you quickly and easily. Select from a menu of single-origin coffees, decafs, half-cafs, and blends.

Whether searching for gift ideas for the holidays, needing some fresh bread and coffee to serve your guests, or simply wanting to support local vendors while getting great products, make sure you put these wonderful vendors at the top of your list!

Finish Your Holiday Shopping During the Doylestown Christmas Stroll (Dec. 14)

Today, Saturday, December 14, is the perfect day to finish (or start) your holiday shopping during the Doylestown Christmas Stroll from noon-5 p.m.

Walk around Doylestown visiting and shopping at the various shops and boutiques, crossing gift items off your list as you go. Some of the shops will even be offering light bites, cocktails, and super discounts, including the following:

  • Smith & Scott: Offering Prosecco, culinary treats, and 20% off the entire store. They’ll also be hosting a pop-up by Unsweetened New York and DH New York.
  • Wildflowers Boutique: Offering cookies and hot chocolate. Plus, bring in a new toy to donate and you’ll grab 10% off your entire purchase.
  • The Cook and His Books/The Brothel: Chef Michael Kanter will be offering hot soup and broth sampling along with cookie decorating for the kids.
  • Evolution Candy: Stop by Evolution Candy for sweet holiday gifts and stocking stuffers.
  • Doylestown Bike Works: Bikes make excellent holiday gifts! Stop by Doylestown Bike Works to check out the options. Plus, grab some free gift wrapping for locally purchased gifts!
  • Lotus Apparel and Home: All sweaters are 30% off and all other clothing, bags, and shoes are 20% off!
  • And so much more!

Stroll through Doylestown today and be sure to stop by as many shops as possible to show some local love for our fabulous shops and local store owners!

Sweetah’s Opens at New Location and Expands Offerings

Sweetah’s is known throughout Doylestown for offering delicious gluten-free creations of a wide array. From chocolate iced bundt cakes to fresh-from-the-oven chocolate chip cookies, you’ll find plenty of sweet treats waiting for you at Sweetah’s.

Sweetahs bundt cake

The popular gluten-free bakery recently moved to 23 South Clinton Street and the new location boasts many welcome features. The new spot has a dedicated gluten-free commercial kitchen as well as a larger seating area, all of which makes it possible for Sweetah’s to expand its offerings to the Doylestown community.

Sweetahs cookies

Sweetah’s specializes in gluten-free and vegan desserts. Here are some of the gluten-free items you might find at the South Clinton Street location upon your next visit:

  • Chocolate chip cookies
  • Old fashioned donuts
  • Apple cider donuts
  • Vegan raspberry and blueberry lemon scones
  • Custom cakes
  • Gluten-free and vegan cupcakes
  • Apple cranberry mini bundt cakes
  • And so much more!

Sweetahs holiday cupcakes

Dine-in at Sweetah’s and enjoy sweet treats from the menu along with a cup of organic coffee or tea or purchase your items to go. The current hours of operation are as follows:

  • Tuesday: Noon–4:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday–Friday: 11:30 a.m.–5 p.m.
  • Saturday: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
  • Sunday and Monday: Closed

Stop by Sweetah’s today to explore the new location and indulge in the wide array of desserts that await you. And, if you’re looking for a great gift idea, Sweetah’s offers gift certificates in any amount!

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Payton Jewelry Will Help You Put the Dazzle in Your Gift-Giving This Year

A new jewelry shop opened in Doylestown earlier this fall and provides the perfect place to shop in order to put a little extra dazzle in your gift-giving this year. Payton Jewelry, located at 52 East State Street, offers handcrafted jewelry items of a wide array. From delicate hoop earrings to statement piece necklaces, you’ll find the ideal item for friends and loved ones on your gift list.

Payton Jewelry interior

The owners/jewelry makers of Payton Jewelry are no strangers to the art of creating jewelry. The husband/wife team started the business ten years ago and has been selling their handmade items at open-air boutiques in the King of Prussia Mall, Lehigh Valley Mall, and Montgomery Mall. They are also the winners of the coveted Bucks Happening “Best Jewelry of 2019” award.

This past September, Payton Jewelry opened its first brick-and-mortar shop in Doylestown borough. The duo designs and creates the jewelry at their studio in Doylestown and then sells it at their shop on East State Street.  Other items sold at the store include purses, travel bags, boots, and more.

Payton Jewelry products

Some of the jewelry items you might find at Payton Jewelry include the following:

  • Teardrop earrings
  • Stone drop necklaces
  • Warrior moon necklaces
  • Hand-crocheted necklaces
  • Leather unity bracelets
  • Hammered bangles
  • Eye-catching rings of a wide array
  • And so much more!

Payton Jewelry exterior

If you have yet to visit Payton Jewelry, or are due for a return visit, now is the time to do so! Stop in the shop at 52 East State Street and finish your gift buying with ease!

Photo credit: Payton Jewelry