August 2 and 3, 2008.
14th and U Streets, Washington, DC
On this weekend, retail stores in this area will bring their goods outdoors, creating an atmosphere of fun and community rallying against the oppressive summer heat. According to Greg Link, owner of Home Rule at 1807 14th St, NW, “Dog Days is pure retail carnival. Its that urban/shopping experience that people don’t miss because you not only get incredible deals but the entire landscape of 14TH street/MidCity completely changes for just a few hours and two hot crazy days”
With nearly one hundred participants. This event also coincides with Washington’s Tax Holiday, where the District waves all sales tax for the week of clothes, shoes, and accessory items priced under $100.
Get sizzling savings on clothes and, enjoy great food and art and stay around for a drink and a show! Get amazing deals at some of the city’s grooviest shops and restaurants and save even more DC’s Tax Free Holiday.
MidCity is easily accessible by Metro’s Green and Yellow lines via the U Street/African American Civil War Memorial/Cardozo stop.
Participating Retail Businesses
Nevin Kelly Gallery
1517 U st
Smith Farm Center for Healing and the Arts
1632 U St
The Studio Theatre
1501 14th St
Urban Art Group
1506 14th St
Hemphill Fine Arts
1515 14th St
1530 14th St
Raven Arts LTD
1833 14th St