Upcoming and Annual Events

Upcoming Events

Tuesday Night Game Night at The Fat Shallot

Tuesday Night Game Night at The Fat Shallot

The Fat Shallot brings you good old fashioned game night every Tuesday from 7-10pm. Enjoy Backgammon, euchre, UNO, poker, Scrabble, Monopoly and more. 
BYOBG! More info: 312.833.1951 and info@thefatshallot.com. 

Where: The Fat Shallot | 2902 Central Street
When: Every Tuesday
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Live Music at The Fat Shallot | 2902 Central Street

Live Music at The Fat Shallot | 2902 Central Street

Weekly Sunday live music at The Fat Shallot from 3-6pm.

Where: The Fat Shallot | 2902 Central Street
When: Sundays | 3-6 PM
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Annual Events

Annual Sidewalk Sale | July 25-27

Annual Sidewalk Sale | July 25-27

Come to Central Street for the biggest sale of the year! *Some businesses may be hosting in-sidewalk sales on Sunday.
When: JULY 25-27 | Insidewalk sales on Sunday at participating businesses
Wellness Wednesdays

Wellness Wednesdays

Central Street is home to so many great health and fitness businesses. June 12 - August 7, 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 select Central Street locations. Note: Independence Park is getting a facelift, so classes will be held at select locations throughout Central Street.
When: JUNE-AUGUST
Central Street Trick Or Treat | October 19

Central Street Trick Or Treat | October 19

Family fun awaits! Celebrate Halloween on Central Street, Saturday, October 19. Trick-or-treat at participating Central Street businesses, enjoy Halloween-themed crafts, and more.
When: SATURDAY | OCTOBER 19
Central Street Annual Meeting | October 24

Central Street Annual Meeting | October 24

SAVE THE DATE for Central Street Evanston's Annual Meeting. This is an open meeting to Central Street merchants and the community, where we talk about highlights from 2024, 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. More information to come!
When: THURSDAY | OCTOBER 24
Small Business Saturday | November 30

Small Business Saturday | November 30

Light the way to your holidays on Central Street! Shop small on Central Street November 30, and show your support in a big way. When you invest your dollars at a local business, you are also investing in your local community.
When: NOVEMBER 30
Late-er Night on Central | December 5

Late-er Night on Central | December 5

Shop and dine with us during Later-Night Central on December 5! Enjoy extended shopping hours and dining specials until 7pm.
When: THURSDAY | DECEMBER 5
Central Street Holiday Stroll and Tree Lighting | November 16

Central Street Holiday Stroll and Tree Lighting | November 16

Get into the holiday spirit early this year! Spend the day shopping and dining on Central Street Saturday, November 16! Enjoy shopping specials, holiday festivities, a tree lighting ceremony at 5pm, followed by delicious dining. *Note: The tree lighting ceremony is tentative based on the new Independence Park construction this year. More updates to come!
When: SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 16
Winter Sales & Promotions!

Winter Sales & Promotions!

Enjoy seasonal sales and promotions by participating Central Street businesses.
When: JANUARY

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EXPERIENCE CENTRAL STREET | APRIL 18-20

EXPERIENCE CENTRAL STREET | APRIL 18-20

In honor of spring and Earth Month, come explore Central Street...the best place on earth! Enjoy spring shopping and dining promotions, special experiences, and pre-Earth Day celebrations at participating businesses.
When: April 18-20

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Sweet On Central | Valentine's Day Specials and Promotions

Sweet On Central | Valentine's Day Specials and Promotions

Valentine's Day is right around the corner. From cards to gifts and all things sweet, we also have restaurants for date night on our beloved Central Street. Give a gift from the heart and support a local business! - Stay tuned to this page for sweet deals and promotions. -
When: FEBRUARY