Fifty-two-year tradition slated for Saturday, June 25 and Sunday, June 26
ALBANY, NY – Stuyvesant Plaza merchants are preparing for the first post-pandemic June sidewalk sale and the official return to normalcy of the lifestyle shopping center’s summer events. The sidewalk sale – the first event conducted in joint partnership with WS Development – kicks off Saturday, June 25 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and runs through Sunday, June 26 from noon to 5 p.m.
The annual sale dates back more than five decades and will feature numerous shopkeepers showcasing their merchandise in the open-air setting of the Plaza’s iconic sidewalks to the delight of customers of all ages. Participating shops and restaurants will offer specials and promotions, and a balloon artist will be on hand Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 2 p.m.
“We are thrilled to welcome shoppers back for the return of our annual Summer Sidewalk Sale in June, which has become a much-anticipated seasonal tradition among both our guests and merchants,” said Stuyvesant Plaza General Manager Rachel Ferluge. “The sale is a great way for shoppers to enjoy a summer day outdoors and discover fresh, one-of-a-kind finds from our amazing variety of shops.”
Tenants participating in this year’s Summer Sidewalk Sale are: Beck Furs; Chicos; Circles; Delmar Bootery; Edleez; Jean Paul Spa; Jos. A. Bank; Lola of Saratoga; Oliva!; Pearl Grant Richmans; Pottery Barn; RAD Soaps; Silver Parrot; Ten Thousand Villages; The Book House; and more.
The Summer Sidewalk Sale was temporarily paused in 2020 and, due to social distancing protocols related to the Covid-19 pandemic, had a delayed launch in 2021. This summer marks the 52nd edition of the event.
In March, Massachusetts-based, mixed-use developer WS Development and legacy owner, Stuyvesant Plaza, Inc., announced a partnership on the future of Stuyvesant Plaza.
Shoppers are encouraged to follow Stuyvesant Plaza on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for regular updates.
Stuyvesant Plaza has served as the Capital Region’s premier lifestyle shopping center for more than 60 years.
About WS Development
Massachusetts-based WS Development is a mixed-use developer with a singular mission: creating places people want to be. With an approach that values art, science, innovation and, above all else, people, WS strives to engage each community it serves with best-in-class installations and activations. Established in 1990, WS is a vertically-integrated company that conceptualizes, owns, operates and leases more than 100 properties that range from cutting-edge urban spaces to lifestyle and community centers. With over 20 million square feet of existing space and an additional five million square feet under development, it is one of the largest privately-owned development firms in the country. For more information, visit www.wsdevelopment.com, call 617.232.8900 or follow WS Development on LinkedIn.
About Stuyvesant Plaza, Inc.
Located in the heart of the Albany, Stuyvesant Plaza is the premier open-air retail destination in New York’s state capital region and has been serving the community since 1959. The Plaza is situated at the intersection of I-87 and I-90/NY State Thruway in a popular retail corridor that attracts shoppers from as far as 30+ miles away. Today, Stuyvesant Plaza is home to more than 60 shops and restaurants, including an interesting mix of locals and sought-after national brands.