Support Small Business at the 13th Annual Alexandria Summer Sidewalk Sale

Photo: Sarah Marcella Creative for Visit Alexandria

ALEXANDRIA, VA – One of the longest running summer seasonal shopping events returns to the DC area’s Shop Small destination for independent boutiques, Alexandria, Virginia. The annual Alexandria Summer Sidewalk Sale will take place on Saturday, August 13, 2022, throughout Old Town and beyond. The event features over 40 Alexandria shops popping out of their windows offering heavily discounted summer goods as well as live music activations on King Street to provide a soundtrack to your stroll.

Shoppers are invited to follow a map of participating stores along Alexandria’s red-brick sidewalks for late-summer savings at local boutiques. During the week of the event, the map will be posted online at, accessible via QR code on posters at participating stores, and available in print for pickup at the Alexandria Welcome Center, 221 King Street.

Explore local items ranging from vintage clothing and jewelry to plants, books, home decor and more. Plus, listen to live bands at the corner of Fayette and King Streets and in the waterfront King Street unit block. Parking is available at various Old Town car parks as you explore participating shops throughout the day.

The Alexandria Sidewalk Sale is run by Visit Alexandria in partnership with the City of Alexandria and the Old Town Business Association.

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