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Get ready for a weekend of the best summer shopping! From July 22-26 independent shops and national retailers will set up shop with too-good-to-resist deals on the sidewalks throughout downtown. Please note that masks are required inside all businesses and encouraged outside of businesses that have tables or racks. In addition, we will have signage and marks indicating 6 ft social distance.

For the third 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 before 6pm. The double asterisk next to a business name indicates that they will have chalk art design!

Take a break from shopping to enjoy a meal outside at one of these restaurants

Accents Plus | 601 Davis St.

Accents Plus | 601 Davis St.

 Lots of items on sale! 50% off apparel, bags, jewelry, scarves and racks of $25 and $30 apparel. 

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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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Assembly Creators Market | 1642 Orrington Ave.

Assembly Creators Market | 1642 Orrington Ave.

Shop in person outside or online for Assembly Creators biggest sale ever -- up to 70% off clothing items and more! 

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Ayla's Originals | 1511 Sherman Ave. **

Ayla's Originals | 1511 Sherman Ave. **

Stop by Ayla's Originals Wednesday to Sunday, 11am to 4pm for outdoor shopping. Everything is 50% off marked prices! No indoor shopping. Masks required at outdoor tables. 

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Beck's Book Store | 716 Clark Street **

Beck's Book Store | 716 Clark Street **

Get your Northwestern gear and other fun school items. 25% off regular priced and 50% off slae merchandise. Items inside, racks outside and sales online, too! 

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Becky & Me Toys | 620 Grove St.

Becky & Me Toys | 620 Grove St.

Becky & Me Toys will have outdoor shopping on toys and games 20 to 60% off from Wednesday, July 22-Saturday, July 25, 10am to 4pm AND you can also shop their Virtual Sidewalk Sale NOW through Tuesday, July 21 at 4pm.


Virtual Sidewalk Sale
Click here to browse our Virtual Sidewalk Sale. Select what you want and either:  Then either:
  • Claim your items by email (beckyandmetoys@gmail.com) - tell us the items you want and give us a phone number where we can reach you for payment. Please only claim items you really plan on purchasing.
  • Order by phone (Monday or Tuesday from 10 am - 4 pm). Call 847-492-1030 to tell us which items you would like and to pay over the phone.
Quantities are limited. We will do our best to remove items that are out of stock from the slideshow, but everything is first come, first served.

 

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Blick Art Materials | 1755 Maple Ave.

Blick Art Materials | 1755 Maple Ave.

Great deals on art supplies and small gifts! Stop by for sales outside and inside the store. 

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Bloom 3 |

Bloom 3 |

Swing by Bloom 3 for a fun selection of vintage finds, candles and other unique home goods! 

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Bookends & Beginnings | 1712 Sherman Ave. (alley)

Bookends & Beginnings | 1712 Sherman Ave. (alley)

Bookends & Beginnings will have tables of books outside of 1714 Sherman Ave. Stop by for bargain deals and then head over to their store for more! 

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Campus Gear | 1722 Sherman Ave.

Campus Gear | 1722 Sherman Ave.

Items on sale inside and outside the store! Stock up on Northwestern gear and your favorite Chicago teams!

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CloseKnit Yarn Store | 1630 Orrington Ave.

CloseKnit Yarn Store | 1630 Orrington Ave.

CloseKnit will have items on sale inside the store on Saturday (11am-4pm) and Sunday (1-4pm). 

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Comix Revolution | 606 Davis St. **

Comix Revolution | 606 Davis St. **

Sale tables inside and outside! Stop by Wednesday to Sunday! 

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Commonwealth Running Company | 1631 Sherman Ave. **

Commonwealth Running Company | 1631 Sherman Ave. **

Get geared up for running this weekend with these great savings offered Thursday, July 23 to Sunday, July 26.

All Apparel: Buy 2 or more pieces and save 20%
All Socks: Buy 4, Get one free (Mix & Match)
All marked down shoes marked down additional $10

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Creative Coworking | 922 Davis St. **

Creative Coworking | 922 Davis St. **

 Stop by to see beautiful chalk art designs! 

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Evanston Games & Cafe | 1610 Maple Ave.

Evanston Games & Cafe | 1610 Maple Ave.

Stock up on games! Variety of game at reduced prices including children's games at 25% off. 

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FlowersFlowers | 1110 Davis St. **

FlowersFlowers | 1110 Davis St. **

Check out the chalk art design by team member Michelle! 

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Gigi Bottega | 612 Davis St. **

Gigi Bottega | 612 Davis St. **

Stop in for 30% off everything in the store and a $10 and $20 rack! 

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Kilwin's Evanston | 1724 Sherman Ave.

Kilwin's Evanston | 1724 Sherman Ave.

Kilwin's is open! Stop by the to-go window for ice cream and they are also offering a buy one get one free of their delicious ½ lb boxes of chocolates, including our Tuttles, Truffle Assortments, Toffee, and Creams! Yum! 

Hours
Thursday, 3-8pm
Friday, 3-9pm
Saturday, 3-9pm
Sunday, 3-8pm 

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Stepping Out on Faith | 1632 Orrington Ave.

Stepping Out on Faith | 1632 Orrington Ave.

Inside and outside racks, 25% to 50% off! 

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Talia | 1526 Chicago Ave.

Talia | 1526 Chicago Ave.

Shop in-person or online at Talia Boutique! 25% off storewide plus additional markdowns coming soon. 

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Uncle Dan's | 1600 Sherman Ave.

Uncle Dan's | 1600 Sherman Ave.

Racks of sale clothing inside and outside and a table with shoes and boots on sale! Hurry for the best deals. 

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Vinic Wine | 1509 Chicago Ave.

Vinic Wine | 1509 Chicago Ave.

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Title Boxing Evanston | 1031 Davis St.

Title Boxing Evanston | 1031 Davis St.

Take a outdoor donation class benefiting Brave Space Alliance, the first Black-led trans-led LGBTZ Center located on the South Side of Chicago. Title Boxing Evanston will match 100% of all client donations. 

Saturday, July 25 at 11am/12pm
Sunday, July 26 at 10am/11am/12pm 

Venmo donations to @WLBM-DONATIONS

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