If you love shopping, and you love finding a good deal even more, you won’t want to miss the Alexandria Sidewalk Sale on Saturday and Sunday, August 11 and 12. 

This will be your opportunity to shop all the boutiques in the popular neighborhoods of Old Town and Del Ray in Alexandria, Virginia -- at deep discounts. 

The Alexandria Sidewalk Sale has become a summertime tradition for all those who love sales. Over 50 different boutiques participate in the event, offering up to 80 percent off their merchandise. Most of the shops in Old Town and Del Ray feature one-of-a-kind and local clothing brands, furniture, décor items, wines, and much more. According to the Alexandria city webpage, these ...

“Local retailers will display a wide range of goods, from fashion and jewelry to home decor, culinary, seasonal and gift items at discounted prices.”

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If you want to get away from the chains and big box stores, you’ve come to the right place. In fact, the city of Alexandria has been named the D.C. region’s “shop small headquarters.”

You can tell which stores are having sales by the bright yellow balloon markers they will have outside of their storefronts. 

And as a bonus, both Old Town and Del Ray will have free parking at all city meters on Saturday (parking is always free on Sunday). 

When you’ve shopped till you dropped, you can check out these other things to do in Old Town, and these delicious eats in Del Ray

What are your favorite places to shop in Old Town and Del Ray? Do you plan to go to the Sidewalk Sale? Tell us in the comments below!

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