Upcoming and Annual Events

Upcoming Events

Trick -Or-Treat on Central Street

Trick -Or-Treat on Central Street

Family fun awaits! Celebrate Halloween on Central Street Evanston, Saturday, October 22. Get ready for Halloween crafts and trick-or-treat bag making at the Evanston Art Center (9-11AM). Put on your costume and trick-or-treat at participating Central Street businesses (11AM-1PM). Join us for a Spooky DJ dance party finale in Independence Park (1-2PM). Wear your costume and get ready to dance to the Monster Mash!

*Bring a trick-or-treat bag or make one at the Evanston Art Center (9-11AM).

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Where: Participating Shops on Central Street
When: October 22, 2022
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Annual Events

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 Holiday Open House & Tree Lighting

Central Street Holiday Open House & Tree Lighting

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

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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. We encourage you to 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 on Central Street, and make an impact!
When: November

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