7th Annual Alexandria Summer Sidewalk Sale Set for August 13-14, 2016
50 Participating Boutiques. Free Parking. Snap Your Swag Instagram Contest
Alexandria’s summer time deal-grabbing tradition returns with the 7th Annual Alexandria Summer Sidewalk Sale coming Saturday and Sunday, August 13-14, 2016 to Old Town and Del Ray. The event lead by Visit Alexandria in partnership with the City of Alexandria, the Old Town Boutique District and the Del Ray Business Association, will feature over 50 Alexandria boutiques offering deeply discounted summer merchandise (up to 80% off). The sale is one of the most anticipated summer events in Alexandria, the DC region’s Shop Small headquarters.
The Alexandria Sidewalk Sale is a chance to find incredible bargains and unique treasures from Alexandria’s acclaimed small business boutiques. Local retailers will display a wide range of goods from fashion and jewelry to home decor, culinary, seasonal and gift items at discounted prices. Participating stores such as The Shoe Hive, Kiskadee, La Cuisine, the Purple Goose, Red Barn Mercantile, and Olio Tasting Room to name a few, will have bright yellow balloon markers outside of their store fronts. The City of Alexandria will provide free parking at City meters (Saturday and Sunday) in Old Town and Del Ray and DASH’s free King Street Trolley will start at 9 a.m. (Saturday only).
Snap Your Swag Instagram Contest: Shoppers are invited to show off their Sidewalk Sale swag by posting their deals on Instagram. To join, individuals must post a photo or video of their finds on Instagram and use the hashtag #SidewalkSaleALX. Participants will then be entered to win an Alexandria Prize Pack – an overnight stay and 10 gift cards from acclaimed Alexandria, Virginia restaurants and boutiques.
For a complete list of all participating businesses and examples of sale items, visit: VisitAlexVA.com/SidewalkSale.