La Grange Events


La Grange Stands for Small Business Raffle

Rally around our local businesses that need your support through the pandemic! You can make a difference today by purchasing tickets to our super raffle through March 14, 2021 – and you might win one of three fabulous prize baskets, each one valued at $3000. Find out more.


Chill Out + Chill In

Our Chill In + Chill Out offers and activities will keep everyone involved and interested this winter, no matter the weather! The deals at local businesses are organized around specific themes and days of the week. Don't forget your valentine! Find out more.


La Grange Restaurant Week (February 19-28, 2021)

Take a bite out of our outstanding restaurants with value-priced menus at over 20 of our most sought-after culinary destinations.  Find more information here.  Explore La Grange... and bring your appetite!


Mask UP La Grange

Your support of our one-of-a-kind local businesses will be written all over your face. We're selling facemasks to encourage solidarity and support for mask use and show that wearing is caring.  Proceeds from the sale of the masks are helping to support the LGBA’s local business initiatives that benefit the small businesses in our community throughout the pandemic. Find out more.


La Grange Outdoor Farmers Market (Thursdays through October)

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.


 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!


 

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.


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.


Skeletober (Oct 1-31, 2021)

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. Watch for details in 2021.


Skeleton Scavenger Hunt (October 10-31)

Thanks for playing! We can't wait until the skeletons visit us again in 2021!


La Grange Delivers Holiday Wishes (November & December, 2021)

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 magnificent tree lighting and Santa's arrival! Let La Grange deliver your holiday wishes this year. Check back for details!


La Grange Holiday Wish Book

We've tucked tons of top-selling holiday gifts into this digital catalogue - and everything is available locally in La Grange. Create some magic of your own by supporting our small businesses this season. Check back for details!


La Grange photography © Bob Briskey