Guide to New Canaan Sidewalk Sale 2021

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Get ready to shop! The much anticipated 2021 New Canaan Sidewalk Sale is on! The New Canaan Sidewalk Sale is a 2 day shopping event in New Canaan, CT. Being one of the more popular sidewalk sales in Fairfield County, the New Canaan sidewalk sale attracts shoppers from neighboring Connecticut towns. It’s a beloved annual New Canaan tradition dating back to the 1920’s and held on the third Saturday of July. The New Canaan Sidewalk Sale has since expanded to include Friday as the “Pre-Sale” Day. This year, over 50 vendors and non-profits are participating in the Sidewalk Sale. There will also be live music, food samples and lots of family friendly activities at this year’s Sidewalk Sale. Below you will find a complete guide to the 2021 New Canaan Sidewalk Sale.

When is the New Canaan Sidewalk Sale?

The 2021 New Canaan Sidewalk Sale is a 2 day shopping event. The New Canaan sidewalk sale starts on Friday, July 16, 2021 and ends on Saturday, July 17, 2021.

Where is the New Canaan Sidewalk Sale?

The stores participating in the New Canaan Sidewalk Sale are on Elm Street and surrounding cross streets. On Friday, participating stores will display their sale items out on the sidewalks. On Saturday, Elm Street will be closed to vehicular traffic to create a shopping zone on Elm street.

Is the New Canaan Sidewalk Sale a Family Friendly Event?

The New Canaan Sidewalk Sale is a family friendly event. There will be face painting, balloon animals, magic, photo booth, bubble machine and a Scavenger Hunt to keep the kids entertained.

Where is the New Canaan Sidewalk Sale Parking?

It will be challenging to find parking at New Canaan’s Sidewalk Sale, especially on Saturday when Elm street is closed to Vehicular traffic. There are street parking on Main Street, Locust Avenue and Cherry Street (see map below for streets marked green). There are also parking lots near Elm Street. You can try the Morse Court Lot, Park Street Lot, Town Hall Lot and Locust Avenue Lot. Note: parking information can change, please read the signage at these parking lots to make sure you have the most up to date information.

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Is the New Canaan Sidewalk Sale Indoors or Outdoors?

There will be a combination of indoor and outdoor shopping at the Sidewalk Sale. Most stores will have racks outside on the sidewalk for you to browse outdoors.

Are Masks required at the New Canaan Sidewalk Sale?

Stores will vary with their mask requirements. But if you are shopping outdoors on the sidewalk or on Elm Street, masks are not required.

Which Stores are Participating in the New Canaan Sidewalk Sale?

There are over 50 stores, vendors, restaurants and non-profits participating in the New Canaan Sidewalk Sale. There is a wide range of stores participating- apparel stores, fitness, home stores as well as restaurants. There are also pop-up vendors participating in the Sidewalk Sale. Below are the stores, vendors, restaurants and non-profits participating in the 2021 New Canaan Sidewalk Sale.

  • 84 Sports
  • Adirondack Store
  • Amazing Face Art
  • Americana Memories
  • Athletic Shoe Factory
  • Bankwell
  • Beads That Feed
  • bella tu, LLC
  • Café Dolce
  • CBD Store
  • CD Interiors
  • Chef Louis
  • Club Pilates
  • Cutco
  • Francos
  • Gary Sirico Sponsored by People’s United Bank
  • Gelatissimo
  • Groove
  • Halo
  • Hamptonite
  • Handsomebeads
  • J. McLaughlin
  • Lilly Pulitzer-Splash of Pink
  • Linen Shop
  • Make Modern
  • More & More
  • Nantucket Monogram
  • New Canaan Cares
  • New Canaan Democratic Town Committee
  • New Canaan Music
  • New Canaan Nature Center
  • New Canaan Republican Town Committee
  • New Canaan YMCA
  • Newcomers Club
  • Peloton
  • Penny Weights
  • Plum Plums
  • RIPA Wear
  • Rock Paper Scissors
  • Rotary Club of New Canaan
  • Sara Campbell
  • School of Rock
  • See Design
  • She La La
  • Shoe Inn
  • Shoes ‘N’ More
  • Staying Put In New Canaan
  • Taylor’s Luggage
  • The Glass House
  • The Vue
  • Togs
  • Venture Photography
  • Vineyard Vines
  • Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield County
  • Waffle Cabin Truck
  • Walter Stewarts
  • Waterstone
  • Wave
  • William Raveis

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