Independents Day Georgetown

Kick off 4th of July weekend with Independents Day!

SAVE THE DATE: Saturday, June 30, 2018

Join over 35 independent merchants throughout Georgetown to celebrate the spirit of small business--the heart and soul of our neighborhood. Participating merchants are hosting special events and promotions to coincide with the Independents Day celebration. See highlights from 2017 Independents Day below and check back in June for 2018 plans.

Independents Day 2017 Highlights:

Shoppers received a free summer tote by Georgetown-based SCOUT bags, with a purchase of $50 or more at participating stores. Shoppers also had a chance to win a $500+ shopping spree in Georgetown!* 

Outdoor live music was featured from noon - 3 p.m. throughout Georgetown by D.C.'s independent musicians and buskers! Emma G (1427 Wisconsin Ave), Brass Connection Band (3288 M St) and Vasili Frankos (1335 Wisconsin Ave), highlighted in this year’s Best of Washington, will be performing in various spots around the neighborhood. Raycurt Johnson & Puro Gusto (1064 Wisconsin Ave), and Laissez Foure (1645 Wisconsin Ave) also joined the lineup. 

*Shoppers can enter to win at any of the participating stores during Independents Day on July 1, 2017, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

M Street/Cady's Alley

BoConcept Georgetown (3342 M St) - Special offers on designer home office furniture. 

District Doughnut (3327 Cady's Alley) - Celebrating Independents Day!

Georgetown Tobacco (3144 M St) - Enjoy 15% off all store merchandise, excluding cigars, cigarettes and pipe tobacco. Georgetown Tobacco's own Caucus cigars will be buy three, get one free. Bonus: A complimentary half-hour of parking at PNC Bank with a $25 minimum purchase.

Ike Behar (2900 M St) - 50% off select suits, shirts, and sport coats.

Hela Medical Spa (3209 M St) - Take $25 off services of $75 or more. Must mention 'Independents Day' promo when booking. 

Ledbury (3319A Cady's Alley) - One custom-made shirt for $165, originally $200.

Olivia Macaron (3222 M St) - Summer Fun Sale: Enjoy 15% off your purchase from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Pizzeria Paradiso (3282 M St) - Enjoy JulyPA Fest! $5 pours from all 16 draft lines and $2 off any size of our JulyPA Pizza Specia (at Birreria Bar only) 

Resource Furniture (3340 Cady's Alley) - Design and Bubbles from noon to 1 p.m.. Get inspired with Netflix's Abstract: The Art of Design #8, Ilse Crawford: Interior Design, and continue to be inspired by Resource Furniture and its transforming furniture. All while enjoying some bubbly. 

Ri Ra Georgetown (3125 M St) - Celebrating Independents Day!

Sports Zone Elite (3140 M St) - Come jam out with an in-store DJ and enjoy 50% off the entire store.

Violet Boutique (3289 M St) - Enjoy bubbles and first access to Violet's 4th of July Firecracker Sale!

Wisconsin Avenue

Bacchus Wine Cellar (1635 Wisconsin Ave) - Take advantage of 15-20% off all American Wines.

Christ Child Opportunity Shop (1427 Wisconsin Ave) - Enjoy 10% off all purchases, which support programs for DC children in need, plus a fun 4th of July give-away for all kids!

Frameworks (1670 Wisconsin Ave) - Enjoy 15% off all custom frames.

Georgetown Olive Oil Co. (1524 Wisconsin Ave) - Free 60ml bottle of aged balsamic vinegar with purchase of $35 or more. Some restrictions may apply. 

Illusions Salon of Georgetown (1629 Wisconsin Ave) - Enjoy 10% off select hair and makeup products, and complimentary beauty consultations with the Illusions hair and makeup experts.

John Fluevog Shoes (1265 Wisconsin Ave) - Come enjoy a mimosa while checking out the annual John Fluevog Thinks You're Awesome Sale! 

LiLi The First (1419 Wisconsin Ave) - Take advantage of up to 50% off store merchandise.

Little Birdies Boutique (1526 Wisconsin Ave) - Get ready for the 4th! 10% off all pool floats and pool toys, and 10% off all swimwear.

lou lou (1304 Wisconsin Ave) - Beat the heat with sweet tea and 20% off all hats and sunglasses.

Lynn Louisa (1631 Wisconsin Ave) - Additional 15% off sale merchandise.

Patisserie Poupon (1645 Wisconsin Ave) - Patisserie Poupon will be grilling outside! Stop by for grilled merguez, steak, and chicken -- plus live jazz from 10 a.m. - noon. Eight-inch cakes and tarts from their showcase (no pre-orders) will also be 10% off. 

Pho Viet & Grille (1639 Wisconsin Ave) - Enjoy food discounted at 15% to 40%.

Pillar & Post (1647 Wisconsin Ave) - 10% off all books, and Sophie Allport and Denby brands.

Pinstripes (1064 Wisconsin Ave) - Enjoy a complimentary scoop of gelato with a purchase on any entree. 

Reddz Trading (1413 Wisconsin Ave) - Celebrating Independents Day!  Stop by!

Susan Calloway Fine Arts (1643 Wisconsin Ave) - Enjoy refreshments and 20% off of framing for art purchased in the gallery.

T&U Mongolian Cashmere by Gobi (1663 Wisconsin Ave) - The entire store is up to 40% off.

The Phoenix (1514 Wisconsin Ave) - Get set for summer with a safer skin-care routine from Beautycounter. Browse the Beautycounter pop-up shop and have your orders shipped directly to you! Plus, enjoy champagne and shopping with 25% off select summer clothing and jewelry.

Tuckernuck (1053 Wisconsin Ave) - Enjoy 15% off your purchase with the mention of Independents Day!

Via Umbria (1525 Wisconsin Ave) - Beat the heat with Red, White and BOOYAH! Kid-friendly and adult-friendly snow cones all day in store.  Join Via Umbria for a Cocktail Class Extraordinaire from 6 - 7:30 p.m. as their fearless mixologist will guide you start-to-finish through four different patriotic cocktail recipes.

Village Art and Craft Indian Shop (1625 Wisconsin Ave) - Get two summer dresses for $20, plus a clearance sale on summer clothing, 

Washington Printmakers Gallery (1641 Wisconsin Ave) Come by and enjoy children's activities, refreshments and affordable art!

Side Streets

Chaia, Farm-to-Taco (3207 Grace St) - Enjoy a free side when you purchase a Taco Trio.

Chez Billy Sud (1039 31st Street) - Rosé Party at Bar à Vin! Featuring food & drink specials from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Dog Tag Bakery (3206 Grace St) - 10AM- 3PM 
Summer Biscuit Brunch Pop-Up with Vic's Eats featuring homemade biscuit sandwiches, seasonal summer pies along with local Compass Coffee and fresh Coldbrew.

Hinckley Pottery (3132 Blues Allley NW) - Take 50% off one piece of beautiful pottery!

Ristorante Piccolo (1068 31st St) - Stop by for a complimentary glass of Prosecco or housemade Tiramisu with every lunch entree ordered. Join for dinner and enjoy a complimentary glass of Prosecco, too.


Map your Independents Day route through Georgetown!

More Fourth of July Fun

The fun doesn't end when the weekend does. Check out these Georgetown events and promotions on Tuesday, July 4.


+ Fire up the grill with The Rosewood, Washington, D.C. and celebrate America in style!  Enjoy panoramic views of the 4th of July fireworks display from their intimate rooftop and savour first-class American BBQ, grilled to order. A night of games, drinks and celebrations awaits you! For more information and tickets, please contact the Grill Room at 202-617-2424.

+ Kick off your Fourth of July festivities in The Yard at The Ritz-Carlton, Georgetown before the big fireworks display at The Washington Harbor. Enjoy an evening of bottomless bourbon cocktails by local distiller Jos A Magnus; summer snacks featuring hand-crafted corndogs and spicy BBQ chicken wings; and delectable dishes such as watermelon salad or crab cake sliders with Chesapeake remoulade. Complimentary valet parking will be provided for guests. Purchase tickets here

+ Book your boat to see the fireworks in Washington DC with Boating in DC! You don't want to miss this unique chance to celebrate our nation's independence, all from a double or single kayak as you see the sky behind the iconic Lincoln and Washington Monuments lit up by brilliant fireworks. Spots are filling up fast, book now