- Downtown Oak Park hosts its annual Winterfest + Cookie Walk on Saturday, Dec. 6 from 11 a.m.-5 p.m.. A $20 participation fee includes a souvenir cookie tin and a map of over 50 participating shops and restaurants. Aside from collecting local, gourmet cookies, participants can catch a glimpse of Saint Nicholas, enjoy a variety of family friendly acts and warm up inside the hospitality tent on Marion Street, south of Lake Street with FREE hot chocolate and coffee provided by Fannie May and Cheryl’s. Visit our website for full Winterfest entertainment schedule!
Three Thursdays – New event!
- On Thursday, Dec. 4, 11 & 18 from 5–9 p.m. holiday shoppers can stroll through participating businesses to find seasonal entertainment, festive cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, as well as free holiday gift wrapping and complimentary valet parking – ending their evening at a participating restaurant with seasonal food and drink specials. Three local non-profit organizations (one per each Thursday) will receive 5 percent of sales from participating businesses during the event. Visit our website for full Three Thursday event details!
Home for the Holidays
- Families, friends and shoppers are all invited to catch the old fashion holiday spirit and celebrate the season with free horse-drawn sleigh rides and a visit from Santa in Downtown Oak Park on Saturday, Dec. 20 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. on Marion Street at Lake Street and North Blvd. All events and activities are free. Visit ourwebsite for full Home for the Holidays entertainment schedule!