Sip, Shop & Save To Celebrate The Season At The 1st Meatpacking District ‘Very Merry Holiday Hours

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The Meatpacking District is putting the jolly spirit back into holiday shopping with the inaugural Very Merry Holiday Hours! For one night only, 35+ local businesses will keep their doors open later and offer exclusive holiday shopping experiences and discounts.

Organized by the Meatpacking Business Improvement District, Very Merry Holiday Hours will take place on December 14, 2017 from 6:00–9:00pmand is open to the public. During these very merry hours, locals and visitors alike can complete their holiday shopping in a joyous atmosphere at their favorite retailers, while also becoming eligible for free gifts and discounts!

Participating shoppers who present their purchase receipts from the event can redeem special prizes from the Meatpacking BID at the Very Merry Headquarters located within Little West Wines (19 Little West 12th Street).

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There are the levels of prizes: Snowball — for purchase totals up to $49; Gingerbread — for purchase totals $50-$249; and Gold Star — for purchase totals of $250 or more. For social media savvy shoppers, complete the following three tasks to redeem a Snowball level prize without having to spend a dime:

  1. Follow @MeatpackingNY on Instagram
  2. Post on your Instagram a picture from the evening, tagging @MeatpackingNY, @StoreName, and #verymerryshops
  3. Sign up for the Meatpacking District neighborhood newsletter on site.

To kick off this spectacular shopping extravaganza, Theory will be hosting a special cocktail reception to celebrate the holidays with co-hosts Matt Cavanaugh and Kathleen Scudder of Heavy Eyes, the artists behind the ‘winterscape’ paper sculptures seen in Theory stores nationwide.

In addition to once a year savings, several participating businesses will offer individual unique activations including hors d’oeuvres and cocktails, product giveaways, art exhibitions, private consultations, DIY crafts and much more. Great for both adults and children, shoppers can expect:

  • Free chair massages and brow bar at Exhale Spa
  • Free Advent Calendar from Lumas by stopping in the store
  • Glitter artist at Trina Turk for onsite designs
  • Ornament making at Doyle & Doyle
  • Personal styling at AllSaints
  • Free samples at Li-Lac Chocolates
  • Beer tasting at the Filing Station
  • Complimentary sips & bites at Lilla P and Madewell
  • BOGO deals and open studio at Kore

…and many more!

The Very Merry Holiday Hours shopping event was created for all those who enjoy the Meatpacking District year-round and enjoy celebrating the spirit of the holidays. The following local businesses are confirmed to participate in the Very Merry Holiday Hours and will feature discounts including:

20% off apparel, accessories, gifts and more at: Alice + Olivia, AllSaints, Calliope, Diane von Furstenberg, Eberjey, Exhale, Lie Sangbong / Blank Space, Lilla P, Madewell, Meg, Paige, Rag + Bone, Rebecca Taylor, Reign, The Kooples, Theory, Tory Burch, Trina Turk, and Vince.

Select sales and discounts + fun activities in jewelry, housewares, gourmet food, toys and more at: Artist + Fleas, Chelsea Market Baskets, Doyle + Doyle, Free People, Hanro, Heatonist, Kikkerland, Kiehl’s, Kore, Li-Lac Chocolates, Little West Wines, Lumas Meatpacking, Paper Source, Pearl River Mart, Reinstein Ross, The Filling Station, and T-Mobile.

Restrictions and exclusions do apply, inquire within stores for more details. To qualify for the special gift at the headquarters, purchase receipts must be from December 14. For additional information, please visit:

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Tony Bowles is one of the youngest sought out journalists in the media world. He focuses on lifestyle, travel, entertainment, food and more! Based out of NYC.

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