Find Something Special and Support Small Businesses in Alexandria
Looking to shop small and support independent businesses? Alexandria is the D.C. region's Shop Small Headquarters, full of independent boutiques dotting the King Street Mile, Del Ray's Mount Vernon Avenue and beyond. Find local shops offering curated selections of stationery, vintage barware, sustainable fashion and more, plus national favorites like Warby Parker and Patagonia. Learn about ways to shop online and enjoy options such as curbside pickup and delivery here.
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.
Shop Small for the Holidays
With hundreds of independent boutiques, Alexandria invites shoppers to opt small for their one-of-a-kind local gifts with personal touches from local business owners in a magical setting of holiday wonder.