Upcoming and Annual Events

Upcoming Events

Annual Events

Get ready for Central Street's annual Insidewalk Sale, Thursday through Saturday in January! Enjoy extra savings on holiday, fall and winter clearance items.
When: TBA
Ready, Set, Spring!

Ready, Set, Spring!

Shop, dine, and celebrate spring on Central Street!
When: TBA, Spring 2023
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.
When: June - August
Takeout Picnic in the Park

Takeout Picnic in the Park

Join us for a summer evening takeout picnic in the park. Order take out from one of our many Central Street restaurants, grab your picnic blanket, and come listen to live music under the lights in Independence Park. We'll kick things off at 6:30PM, so get there early to claim your spot and find your friends.
When: June 22: 6:30-9:30PM
Annual Sidewalk Sale

Annual Sidewalk Sale

Biggest sales of the year!
When: July 20-23, 2023
Central Street Trick or Treat

Central Street Trick or Treat

Family fun awaits! Celebrate Halloween on Central Street Evanston. It's our annual Halloween event. Enjoy Halloween-themed crafts, trick-or-treating, and more!
When: October 21, 2023
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 11. Enjoy shopping and dining specials, holiday festivities, and a tree lighting ceremony. Tree lighting at 5pm in Independence Park.
When: November 11, 2023
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 25, 2023