Special Events are an excellent way to bring more traffic to your store. There are many special events to choose. Here are a few that would be great for a liquidation sale without a lot of work.
Charity Event- It could be simple as kids selling burgers for their school etc or it could be for a national group. The best part is very little if any work required by you and they will do the advertising. The key to profiting from sponsorship of local charity events is to hone in on your target market and discover what charity events they will be most interested in attending
Dog Events- It could be a talent contest or dress up for Halloween or what owner looks the most like their pet.
Clowns, Magicians, Karate Club- These all are proven winners that attract attention.
There are plenty of events you can put together quickly to get more traffic to your liquidation sale.