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Get ready for a weekend of the best summer shopping! From July 22-25, independent shops and national retailers will set up racks and tables with too-good-to-resist deals on the sidewalks throughout downtown. Below is the list of businesses that will have sales outside or inside their stores. Be sure to stop by! 

For the fifth 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! Businesses with asterisks will have artists in the competition - stop by on Friday from 11am to 3pm to watch the artists! 

On Saturday, July 24 from 11am to 2pm, join us for an afternoon of fun with music, big games, face painting and more! Grab lunch or an afternoon treat (hint hint Coldstone Creamery or Kilwin's Evanston) and enjoy an afternoon at Fountain Square.

11am - 3pm
- DJ Music (11am-1pm)
- Spin-to-win giveaway for Evanston Gift Cards
- Face painting with Monkee Paint
- Big games including Jenga, Checkers, Connect 4 and more!
- Olympic Balloon Selfie Station
- Special story time with Dahlia Richards, author of Amoya's Big Move and Amoya's Accent (11:30am) 
 

Accents Plus | 601 Davis St. **

Accents Plus | 601 Davis St. **

Accents Plus will have lots of racks and tables filled with clothes, jewelry, scarves, earrings and more on sale for 40 to 50%!  

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Artem Pop Up Gallery | 1627 Sherman Ave.

Artem Pop Up Gallery | 1627 Sherman Ave.

Stop by to shop inside at Artem Pop Up Gallery. Individual artists have sales on items or purchase a gift card to support a local business and artist community! 

 


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Ayla's Originals | 1511 Sherman Ave. **

Ayla's Originals | 1511 Sherman Ave. **

Stop by Ayla's to check out a variety of items from the store, some marked down 50% off and others at crazier prices! 

Please note that masks are required. 

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Beck's Book Store | 716 Clark Street **

Beck's Book Store | 716 Clark Street **

Beck's Book Store is dropping prices for the Sidewalk Sale! Take an additional 40% off all sale merchandise and 20% off regular priced merchandise! STop in for Northwestern gear to cheer on the team this fall!  

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Blick Art Materials | 1755 Maple Ave. **

Blick Art Materials | 1755 Maple Ave. **

 Blick is kicking off their back to school sale with great offers on all the supplies you need for the fall! You can also receive a 20% off coupon if you purchase a school kit to support students at Evanston schools. 

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

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

Get your summer reads at Bookends & Beginnings! Stop by for their used book sale and discounts on other books. 

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Campus Gear | 1722 Sherman Ave.

Campus Gear | 1722 Sherman Ave.

Get great deals on gear representing your favorite college and professional teams! Most items marked down 50%! Find hats, jerseys, t-shirts and much more.

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CloseKnit Yarn Store | 1630 Orrington Ave.

CloseKnit Yarn Store | 1630 Orrington Ave.

CloseKnit Yarn has added new yarns to their sale bin and all sale bin yarn will be buy-one-get-one free. You can also grab free patterns from a box outside the shop.

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Comix Revolution | 606 Davis St. **

Comix Revolution | 606 Davis St. **

Comix Revolution will have comic books and graphic novels marked down. Stop in to see the selection.

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Commonwealth Running Company | 1631 Sherman Ave. **

Commonwealth Running Company | 1631 Sherman Ave. **

Shoes and apparel marked downs up to 50% off and Commonwealth Running originals are 20% off! Run over to get the best deals!

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Dogtopia Downtown Evanston

Dogtopia Downtown Evanston

Dogtopia is opening in September 2021 at 900 Clark Street, across from the Maple Avenue garage. Stop by their table outside of Gearhead Outfitters (1600 Sherman Ave.) on Saturday & Sunday (11am-5pm) to say hello, learn about this new, super-dog friendly business, and grab a few gifts for your pup! They will have a raffle/plinko board game with fun prizes! 

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Evanston Games & Cafe | 1610 Maple Ave.

Evanston Games & Cafe | 1610 Maple Ave.

Games, games, games! Stop in for discounts on your favorite (or new) games and grab a sandwich from the cafe!

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Kilwin's Evanston | 1724 Sherman Ave.

Kilwin's Evanston | 1724 Sherman Ave.

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Gearhead Outfitters | 1600 Sherman Ave.

Gearhead Outfitters | 1600 Sherman Ave.

 Gearhead Outfitters will have racks and tables with discounted fall, winter and spring gear! 

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Madison Grace | 612 Davis St. **

Madison Grace | 612 Davis St. **

Stop in today through Sunday for the Sidewalk Sale! Shop the newest markdowns on their Last Chance Sale Rack and grab that summer dress you’ve been wanting! $20 off dresses, $10 off white jeans, and $10 off shorts.
 

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One River School | 1033 Davis Street **

One River School | 1033 Davis Street **

Swing by One River School to view a chalk art design by teacher Mia Larson. Stop in to learn about art classes for all ages! 

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Stepping Out on Faith | 1632 Orrington Ave.

Stepping Out on Faith | 1632 Orrington Ave.

 Stop by to step into some great deals! Men's and women's clothing, shoes, accessories and more will be marked down from 20-50% off! 

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Talia | 1526 Chicago Ave.

Talia | 1526 Chicago Ave.

 Find something unique at Talia. Apparel from all seasons will be marked down.

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Vinic Wine | 1509 Chicago Ave.

Vinic Wine | 1509 Chicago Ave.

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Wheel & Sprocket | 1027 Davis St. **

Wheel & Sprocket | 1027 Davis St. **

Wheel & Sprocket will have a selection of used bikes around the price of $500 or less! Stop by to check out the bikes and other accessories on sale! 

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World Market Evanston | 1725 Maple Ave. **

World Market Evanston | 1725 Maple Ave. **

Check out amazing deals on home goods, kitchen utensils, decorations and more at World Market! There will be an outdoor table with items up to 50% off and new members can enroll in text messages for 15% off their entire purchase. 

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