Spend an afternoon on Central Street. Stroll down this charming street and visit the friendly, diverse community of independent stores. Find hand-ground spices, clothing, jewelry, and gift boutiques, southwestern art, antique maps and furniture, a pet bakery, natural health products and more.

There is something for everyone at one of the local eateries – choose from French bistro, American, Thai, Asian, and pub cuisine.

Upcoming Events

Retail Therapy Spring 2018
April 19, 2019

Central Street Evanston, a distinctive North Evanston shopping district presents its semi-annual “RETAIL THERAPY NIGHT”, a tradition for over a decade. This Spring’s event takes place on April 19th from 6-9 pm and will offer special discounts, raffles, refreshments and giveaways from participating businesses. The participating businesses are all located just east and west of...
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3rd Annual Central Street Art Walk
May 18 - May 19, 2019

Central Street, Evanston presents its third annual Art Walk. This year’s event takes place Friday May 18th 5:30-8pm and Saturday May 19th 11am-4pm. Paintings, ceramics, jewelry, photography and more featuring local artists will be on display at participating businesses along Central Street. This event celebrates Community, Art and Commerce! Brought to you by the Central...
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