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The Holiday Season Starts on Shaw Business Saturday, 11/24/18!


Come celebrate the national Small Business Saturday event and Shop Small in Shaw!

*Come see dignitaries cut ribbons at a dozen new Shaw businesses! The fun starts at 10:00 AM at the new Courtyard by Marriott and Residence Inn by Marriott Washington Convention Center at 901 L Street, NW.

*Pick up free Shaw swag, including t-shirts, refrigerator magnets  and recyclable shopping bags! 12:00-3:00 PM at Grand Cata Latin Wine Shop, 1550 7th Street, NW, while supplies last.

*Enjoy the gingerbread house challenge at 2:00 PM (for grownups; free registration required) and gingerbread cookie decorating from 3:00-4:30 PM (for kids; no registration required)! Event takes place rain or shine at City Market at O, 1400 block of 8th Street, NW. Email [email protected] for gingerbread house challenge registration information. CANCELLED DUE TO RAIN.

*Use the Shaw Holiday Cocktail Map and Gift Guide to get in the holiday spirit!

*Frolic at the City Market at O Family Festival, with live entertainment, face painting, electric train rides and more! 1400 block of 8th Street, NW, 2:00-5:00 PM. CANCELLED DUE TO RAIN.

*Warm up with free hot spiced cider from Bazaar Spices! City Market at O, 1400 block of 8th Street, NW, while supplies last. CANCELLED DUE TO RAIN.

*See the holiday tree lighting at City Market at O! 1400 block of 8th Street, NW, 5:00 PM. CANCELLED DUE TO RAIN.

*Visit the Miracle on Seventh Street Holiday Pop Up Bar at 1843 7th Street, NW (opens at 5:00 PM)!


$25,000 worth of $5 "Shawbucks" will be printed in ads in Mid City DC and distirbuted at retail locations throughout Shaw. Clip and use your “Shawbucks” at participating Shaw Main Streets businesses just like cash! These $5 bills will be deducted from the cost of your purchase. (One Shawbuck per establishment. Minimum purchase required. Valid 11/24/18-12/24/18. Ask each participating retailer for details.)


Businesses accepting 2018 Shawbucks include:

801 Restaurant and Bar * 801 Florida Avenue, NW * (202) 332-0207 *

Cheryl Lofton & Associates * 719 T Street, NW * (202) 483-5929 *

Declaration Restaurant * 804 V Street, NW * (202) 627-2277 *

Foundry Gallery * 2118 8th Street, NW * (202) 232-0203 *

Halcyon Salon * 1326 8th Street, NW * (202) 483-1326 *

Inizio Hair Salon * 641 Florida Avenue, NW * (202) 808-9287 *

Kyirisan * 1924 8th Street,  NW * (202) 525-2383 *

Lettie Gooch Boutique * 1921 8th Street, NW #110 * (202) 332-4242 *

Miracle on Seventh Street * 1843 7th Street, NW * (202) 316-9396 *

Nellie's Sports Bar * 900 U Street, NW * (202) 332-6355 *

Rewild * 1924 8th St NW Suite #100 (Entrance on 9th Street) * (202) 981-6552 *

Shaw’s Tavern * 520 Florida Avenue, NW * (202) 518-4092 *

Violet Boutique * 1924 8th Street, NW #115 (Entrance on Florida Avenue) * (202) 621-9225 *


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Shaw Main Streets is a designated DC Main Streets program and is funded in part by the DC Department of Small and Local Business Development, Muriel E. Bowser, Mayor.