La Grange Events


Skeletober (Oct 1-31, 2020)

Skeletons alive! Visit La Grange and join our local businesses for spirited fun with their display of lively and unique life-sized skeletons on the sidewalks. Bring your camera - little ones will love our funny and charming guests this Fall. Post your pics to #skeletober and tag us to enter our random drawing. Get details on our Skeleton Scavenger Hunt, too, through October, and enjoy a spooky cocktail at one of our restaurants. Find all the information and a map to the fun here.


Skeleton Scavenger Hunt (October 10-31)

Visit skeletober.com to get the first clue to our Halloween adventure. Follow the clues to find all ten locations and you can enter in a random drawing for fun prizes.


La Grange Outdoor Farmers Market (Thursdays through October 29, 2020)

Our award-winning market is operational from 7am to 1pm on Thursdays through October. Local farmers and artisans provide a selection of fresh produce, meats, baked goods, confections, plants and more. A new layout, sanitation and social distancing policies are in place. Come enjoy the bountiful harvest from Midwest growers! Convenient free parking is located nearby.


 

La Grange Flash Sale on Small Business Saturday (November 28, 2020)

Take advantage of extraordinary offers during the La Grange Flash Sale at dozens of participating businesses from 10am - 3pm on Saturday, November 28, unless otherwise noted. It's a great way to kick off your holiday shopping! Get details.


La Grange Delivers Holiday Wishes (November & December, 2020)

Discover the holiday magic in La Grange as we deck the halls and light up the season with festive activities and enjoyable experiences for the entire family. Get a head start on your holiday shopping with our live Facebook events, discover the trendiest gifts this season in the La Grange Holiday Wish Book, and mark your calendars for Small Business Saturday and our virtual tree lighting. Don't miss Santa's arrival on December 5 for drive through visits with the jolly fellow, see our enchanting window displays, wave to Princess Elsa and Olaf... and let La Grange deliver your holiday wishes. Get all the delightful details.


La Grange Restaurant Week (February 2021 Date TBD)

Take a bite out of our outstanding restaurants with value-priced menus at some of our most sought-after culinary destinations.  And don't forget to download the La Grange mobile app to get your Restaurant Week Bonus Card to see how you can enter our random drawing for a gift card to any of our participating restaurants. Explore La Grange... and bring your appetite.


La Grange Sidewalk Sale (Fri & Sat, Aug 27-28, 2021)

You'll love the bargains as our shop owners clear their shelves for new fall merchandise. Get ready for big savings, real deals and bargains galore at our end-of-season Sidewalk Sale. You've got two days to shop and save at some of your favorite neighborhood boutiques. There's no place like La Grange - and no cooler spot to visit with deals this hot! With free parking; stores open for their regular hours.


 Summer Art Project 2021

We salute the vibrant arts community in La Grange by organizing a unique al fresco art display each summer. This one-of-a-kind exhibit is sponsored by dozens of local businesses working with local artists who design and paint them unique pieces of art for display on the sidewalks of the business district.  In September, the artwork is auctioned for local nonprofits. Watch for details about how your business can sponsor a piece of art!


West End Arts Festival (September 11-12, 2021)

This juried fine arts festival is a popular end-of-the-summer event for the community as well as for high-caliber artists from across the country. It's held in the shadow of the landmark Stone Avenue Metra train station in the charming and historic West End of La Grange surrounded by old trees and small, local businesses and plenty of free parking. This picture-perfect setting is the ideal spot to shop and talk with artists in person, enjoy live jazz, culinary demonstrations from noted chefs, wine tastings, art classes and interactive fun for kids


Free Wellness Week (September, 2021)

Are you ready to live well? Take advantage of free classes, equipment, training opportunities and screenings to improve your health and help you reach your wellness goals at participating  businesses. Try new options for nine days... and it's absolutely free. Watch for details.


La Grange photography © Bob Briskey