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Get ready for a weekend of the best summer shopping! From July 26-28, independent shops and national retailers will set up shop with too-good-to-resist deals on the sidewalks throughout downtown. Find great deals on apparel, shoes, one-of-a-kind accessories, jewelry, decorative arts and more! 

For the second year in a row, Downtown Evanston is hosting a Sidewalk Chalk Art Contest to add color and design to the downtown sidewalks and create a friendly, artsy competition between businesses, artists and families in Evanston! The sidewalk in front of storefronts will be decorated on Friday afternoon and evening. Come out on Saturday to view the outdoor art gallery while you shop and eat downtown. The double asterisk next to a business name indicates that they will have chalk art design! 

Below are the businesses participating in the Sidewalk Sale with special sale information listed as available. 

 

Accents Plus | 601 Davis St.

Accents Plus | 601 Davis St.

The summer sale is all the rage! Stop in for 40-50% off spring and summer apparel. 

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Aligned Modern Health | 910 Davis St.

Aligned Modern Health | 910 Davis St.

Aligned Modern Health offers multiple treatment options and specialists under one roof to address everything from pain to dietary imbalances to emotional health, without the use of drugs or surgery. Stop in to meet the team and participate in a raffle for massage and acu gift certificates and food samples from Kitchfix and Simple Mills. 
 

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Asha SalonSpa | 1604 Sherman Ave. - 2nd Floor **

Asha SalonSpa | 1604 Sherman Ave. - 2nd Floor **

Special discount on certain Aveda products. 

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Ayla's Originals | 1511 Sherman Ave. **

Ayla's Originals | 1511 Sherman Ave. **

Stop by for lots of goodies outside including beads, jewelry, housewares and accessories!


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Beck's Book Store | 716 Clark Street

Beck's Book Store | 716 Clark Street

Take an additional 30% off all sale merchandise including Northwestern University t-shirts, sweatshirts and gifts! Stop by Friday, 10am to 5pm and Saturday, 10am to 3pm. Closed Sunday.

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Becky & Me Toys | 620 Grove St.

Becky & Me Toys | 620 Grove St.

Be sure to stop by on July 26-27 for great toys, books, games, novelties, and more marked down 20-50%! Brands include Playmobil, Mindware, Calico Critters, Creativity for Kids and many, many more.  Plus, there will be $1, $2, $5, and $10 bins with items that are up to 90% off the original prices! 

Come early for an Early Bird sale Tuesday to Thursday (July 23-25) for specials on Halloween costumes and large Playmobil sets.  


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Blick Art Materials | 1755 Maple Ave. **

Blick Art Materials | 1755 Maple Ave. **

Get inspired to create more this summer with great deals on art supplies, gifts and more! 

Special thanks to Blick for sponsoring the Chalk Art contest with pastels and prizes!

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Bloom 3 | 1503 Chicago Ave.

Bloom 3 | 1503 Chicago Ave.

Stop by for unique and vintage finds outside at Bloom 3! 

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Bookends & Beginnings | 1712 Sherman Ave. (alley) **

Bookends & Beginnings | 1712 Sherman Ave. (alley) **

Great deals on new and used books and a special chalk art drawing by one of the team members at Bookends & Beginnings. Plus, pick up a Find Waldo Local passport to give the kids a fun activity while you shop! 

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Campus Gear | 1722 Sherman Ave.

Campus Gear | 1722 Sherman Ave.

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Comix Revolution | 606 Davis St.

Comix Revolution | 606 Davis St.

Check out a great selection of graphic novels for $5 and hardcovers for $10!  

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Close Knit | 1630 Orrington Ave.

Close Knit | 1630 Orrington Ave.

Stop by to get inspired and get some yarn! Plus, Close Knit is also one of the stops on the Chicago-area Yarn Crawl which begins Saturday, July 27 so you can pick up a passport and start the crawl here. 

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Coucou & Olive | 1716 Sherman Ave. **

Coucou & Olive | 1716 Sherman Ave. **

Coucou & Olive will have new sale items plus Kellie's Barely Worn Rack (a collection of unique designer clothing from owner Kellie Poulos!) and vintage finds!  

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Crossroads Trading Co. | 1730 Sherman Ave.

Crossroads Trading Co. | 1730 Sherman Ave.

Shop the newest designer racks, celebrate sustainable fashion and support local businesses! Crossroads Trading will have tons of discounted designer goodies waiting for you...

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CycleBar | 1702 Maple Ave. **

CycleBar | 1702 Maple Ave. **

Stop in CycleBar to get inspired to ride! Purchase a $10 first ride and take 15% off any of their packages during the Sidewalk Sale. 

 

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dragonfly-df | 1501 A Chicago Ave. **

dragonfly-df | 1501 A Chicago Ave. **

Lots of great sales on clothing and accessories...racks inside and outside the store on July 27-28. Note that the store is closed on Sunday, July 29.

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First Northern Credit Union | 1705 Sherman Ave. **

First Northern Credit Union | 1705 Sherman Ave. **

Stop by on Saturday, July 28 for a hot dog! First Northern Credit Union will have a hot dog cart outside of their business from 11am to 1pm. 

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Evanston Games & Cafe | 1610 Maple Ave. **

Evanston Games & Cafe | 1610 Maple Ave. **

Keep the kids busy during the last month of summer! Evanston Games & Cafe is offering 15% off games rated for ages 2+, 5+, and 8+, along with a general clearance sale. Plus, anyone making a purchase can roll jumbo-sized "prize dice" to win a prize such as a free drink, an extra percentage off, a mystery game, etc. 

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Gap | 1706 Sherman Ave.

Gap | 1706 Sherman Ave.

Stop by for great discounts inside and outside the store! 

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Gather | 602 Davis St.

Gather | 602 Davis St.

Swing by Gather to view their creative play space and check out the chalk art! While you're there, take 10% off any series purchase (music or language), $25 off a 20-visit pass and 15% off a birthday booking (as available and through September 15!) 
 

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Gigi Bottega | 612 Davis St. **

Gigi Bottega | 612 Davis St. **

Don't miss the awesome $10 & $20 racks! 

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One River School of Art + Design | 1033 Davis St. **

One River School of Art + Design | 1033 Davis St. **

Stop by to learn about the summer camps and check out the exhibit space! Sign up for a camp during the Sidewalk Sale (July 26-28) in person or use the code SIDEWALK online to get $50 off any camp!   

Please note the hours:

Friday: 9-4
Saturday: 10-5
Sunday: CLOSED


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Artem Pop Up Gallery | 1627 Sherman Ave. **

Artem Pop Up Gallery | 1627 Sherman Ave. **

Artem Pop Up Gallery features arts and crafts by a variety of artists. Products range from jewelry to soap to illustrations to pillows and more! Stop in over the weekend to shop 20% off Sarita Kamat Designs Jewelry and meet artist Ron Crawford and have some art signed in person! 

 


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SPENGA | 1026 Davis St. **

SPENGA | 1026 Davis St. **

Stop in to check out the newest fitness studio in downtown Evanston and enjoy these special Sidewalk Sale deals:

- 20% off retail
- Buy 10 sessions and get 2 sessions free
- Buy 20 sessions and get 5 sessions free



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The Spice & Tea Exchange of Evanston | 1615 Sherman Ave.

The Spice & Tea Exchange of Evanston | 1615 Sherman Ave.

Stop in for sweet and spicy scents and get inspired to brew refreshing teas and make delicious summer meals! Buy one tea to go, get one free! 

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Stepping Out on Faith | 1632 Orrington Ave.

Stepping Out on Faith | 1632 Orrington Ave.

Step into something new at Stepping Out on Faith! Take 25% off all clothing and accessories outside of the store. Open Friday, Saturday and Sunday!

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Uncle Dan's | 1600 Sherman Ave.

Uncle Dan's | 1600 Sherman Ave.

Up to 50% off past seasons' styles from your favorite brands.

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Urban Outfitters | 921 Church St.

Urban Outfitters | 921 Church St.

Stop by Urban Outfitters for some great deals!  
 

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Vinic Wine | 1509 Chicago Ave.

Vinic Wine | 1509 Chicago Ave.

Stop by Vinic for surprises inside and outside the store and enjoy a glass of wine. 

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Visiting Angels of Evanston | 518 Davis St.

Visiting Angels of Evanston | 518 Davis St.

Stop by on Friday to learn about their services and meet staff members! 

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Wheel & Sprocket | 1027 Davis St. **

Wheel & Sprocket | 1027 Davis St. **

Gear up with 10% off parts and accessories! 

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Celtic Knot Public House | 626 Church St.

Celtic Knot Public House | 626 Church St.

Refuel at lunch or finish a day of shopping at Celtic Knot! Enjoy a FREE dessert with the purchase of a meal. 

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La Cocinita | 1625 Chicago Ave. **

La Cocinita | 1625 Chicago Ave. **

Refuel with some arepas or tacos and get a free side with purchase of any entree. 

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Next of Kin and Kinship | 625 Davis St.

Next of Kin and Kinship | 625 Davis St.

Next of Kin and Kinship are always serving up delicious food! While you're out shopping, stop in for brunch featuring these specials:

Bottomless Mimosas: choice of juice and bottomless bubbles ($22)
Summer Brunch Burger: Halpern's beef, hashbrown patty with American cheese, cage-free sunny side up egg, Applewood smoked bacon, dijonaise, toasted English muffin, served with crispy Yukons. YUM!

 

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Other Brother Coffeebar | 1549 Sherman Ave. **

Other Brother Coffeebar | 1549 Sherman Ave. **

Refuel with some coffee and check out the chalk art design!

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Pete Miller's Evanston | 1557 Sherman Ave.

Pete Miller's Evanston | 1557 Sherman Ave.

Stop in at 4pm for free bites from the chef and special discounts after your shopping extravaganza! 

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That Little Mexican Cafe | 1010 Church St. **

That Little Mexican Cafe | 1010 Church St. **

Grab some tasty Mexican food while you shop and get inspired by the chalk art design!

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Viet Nom Nom | 618 1/2 Church St. **

Viet Nom Nom | 618 1/2 Church St. **

Grab-n-go a banh mi or noodle bowl for lunch or an afternoon refuel with a Viet iced coffee! 

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