Definition of sidewalk sale in US English:

sidewalk sale

noun

North American
  • An occasion on which a retailer sells reduced-price goods on the sidewalk outside their premises.

    ‘a fabulous sidewalk sale with incredible deals’
    • ‘Businesses in the Fox Island Square held sidewalk sales, cookouts and special activities like face-painting throughout the day.’
    • ‘There's something for everyone at the sidewalk sale.’
    • ‘On Friday and Saturday there will be rummage, book, bake and sidewalk sales and a flea market outside the park.’
    • ‘Sidewalk sales or "flash" closeout offers online are other possibilities for moving returned merchandise.’
    • ‘The Seahawks Pro Shop will also be open and will include a one-day only sidewalk sale.’