Upcoming and Annual Events

Upcoming Events

Central Street Holiday Gift Guide

Central Street Holiday Gift Guide

Light the way to your holidays on Central Street.
Show your support, shop on Central Street, and make an impact in your very own community. Shop our Holiday Gift Guide, and make sure to visit one of our great restaurants after your day of shopping. 
Thank you for supporting local! 

Where: Shops on Central Street
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Annual Events

Get ready for Central Street's annual Insidewalk Sale, Thursday through Saturday–– January 13-16! Don't miss out on extra savings on holiday, fall and winter clearance items. Shop safe in-store or shop online. When you invest your dollars at a local business, you are also investing in your local community. Show your support, shop on Central Street, and make an impact!
When: January 13-16: Regular business hours

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Ready, Set, Spring!

Ready, Set, Spring!

Shop, dine, and celebrate spring on Central Street!
When: April 30 • 10AM-5PM
Wellness Wednesdays

Wellness Wednesdays

Central Street is home to so many great health and fitness businesses. June - August, we'll be teaming up with a variety of fitness and wellness studios to bring you "Wellness Wednesdays" a series of free summer classes! This series will run every week on Wednesdays at Independence Park, unless otherwise noted.
Central Street Evanston Annual Sidewalk Sale

Central Street Evanston Annual Sidewalk Sale

Biggest sales of the year!
When: July 2022
Central Street Trick or Treat

Central Street Trick or Treat

Family fun awaits! Help us celebrate Halloween on Central Street Evanston. It's our annual Halloween event. Enjoy Halloween-themed crafts, trick-or-treating, and a Spooky DJ dance party in Independence Park!
When: October 22, 2022

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Central Street Annual Meeting

Central Street Annual Meeting

Reserve your space for Central Street Evanston's first Annual Meeting. This is an open meeting to Central Street merchants and the community, where we'll talk about highlights from 2022, thank our outgoing Board Members, welcome new Board Members, enjoy a sneak peek of what's to come, and share a glass of wine to toast a great year. Please reach out to angela@centralstreet-evanston.com if you'd like to attend.
When: October 27, 2022
Central Street Holiday Stroll and Tree Lighting

Central Street Holiday Stroll and Tree Lighting

Light the way to your holidays on Central Street! Spend the day on Central Street November 12. Enjoy shopping and dining specials, holiday festivities, and a tree lighting ceremony. Tree lighting at 5pm in Independence Park.
When: November 12

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Small Business Saturday

Small Business Saturday

Light the way to your holidays on Central Street. Our shops are filled with treasures, and our restaurants serve delicious food. Shop early this year and visit local shops to give a gift from the heart. When you invest your dollars at a local business, you are also investing in your local community. Show your support, shop small on Central Street, and make an impact!
When: November