Plaid Friday Masks

Black Friday Shopping in Alexandria

November 27, 2020
Throughout Old Town & Del Ray

Alexandria Shop Small Week kicks off with Plaid Friday: Alexandria’s Small Business Black Friday on November 27, 2020. Nearly 50 independent shops are touting one-of-a-kind deals on designer and coveted merchandise, including home décor, chic fashion, gourmet food, classic toys and gifts for pets. Store offers and hours vary, with special discounts throughout the day. Check out Black-owned Alexandria businesses during the nationwide “Buy Black Friday” initiative every Friday from October 30 to November 27, 2020.

Members of the Old Town Business Association and Old Town Boutique District are celebrating Plaid Friday with two unique offerings. Snag a free plaid mask made by local designer DMARAN when you spend $100 or more at participating Old Town stores, plus enjoy gift-wrapping at select stores. Don your favorite tartan as part of this year’s Virtual Plaid Patrol and snap a pic to post to Instagram, tagging @otboutiques, @alhstayle and @tsgalexandria and using #PlaidPatrol. You’ll be entered for a chance to win a $50 gift card to an Old Town Boutique District business of your choice. Two winners will be selected. See more offerings from Old Town Boutique District members.

Additionally, whisky lovers can enjoy a craft cocktail at participating restaurants during Laphroaig Shop Stroll Sip. The month-long celebration includes a kick-off on Plaid Friday at a tent in front of The Majestic.

While you’re here, grab takeout or cozy up outside our chef-driven restaurants and explore holiday magic on historic streets with special holiday events and experiences, in person and virtual. Can't do all your shopping in one day? Check out the promotions and happenings on Small Business Saturday and throughout Alexandria Shop Small Week.

Safety Reminders: Face coverings are required in Virginia at all indoor public places, except while eating, drinking or exercising. Face coverings are also required outdoors whenever 6 feet of physical distance cannot be maintained. Please bring a face covering with you whenever you go out.

Additionally, boutiques are following state guidelines to limit occupancy for your safety and that of their staff. Please be prepared to briefly wait outside before browsing.

Small Business Saturday On November 28, enjoy free parking, prizes from the Elf Patrol and nearly 50 independent boutiques featuring discounts or gifts with purchase. View Stores ›
Alexandria’s Holiday Market at Carlyle From Nov. 27 – Dec. 4, shop online and preorder the perfect present for pick up at the in-person market, Dec. 5-6. Learn More ›




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