La Grange Events


La Grange Restaurant Week February 24 - March 5, 2023

Take a bite out of our outstanding restaurants with value-priced menus at some of our most sought-after culinary destinations.  Explore La Grange... and bring your appetite! This much-loved food festival is now celebrating 12 years! Learn more.

Community Gift Cards

Gift the gift that everyone loves, and support that small businesses of La Grange while you do! Not only will the gift recipient be able to choose exactly what they want, but they'll also get a chance to connect with their favorite local businesses - and discover new favorites, too! Find out more.

Spring Shopping Stroll  (April 15, 2023)

La Grange is springing into season! Hop on over, pick up your complimentary tote bag and a map to all the fun locations for special offers, free gifts and delightful surprises at our spring shopping event. Watch for details!

Earth Day in Motion  (April 22, 2023)

Join in a fun morning of free workouts led by experts at our local wellness businesses - with special perks for the planet, too! Come for one workout, or stay for all, and get great tips on how to green up your training, your diet and your lifestyle to improve your long-term health... and the health of the earth, too!

La Grange Farmers Market (Thursdays May 11 through October)

Our award-winning fresh market is operational from 7am to 1pm on Thursdays from May through October. Local farmers and artisans provide a selection of fresh produce, meats, baked goods, confections, plants and more. Come enjoy the bountiful harvest from Midwest growers! Convenient free parking is located nearby. Find out more.

Summer Art Exhibit:  (May to September 2023)

You're invited to get outside and stroll our corner of the planet in La Grange with this unique public art exhibit. Sponsored by local businesses and designed and painted by local artists, we'll be featuring dozens of whimsical pieces of art in front of shops and restaurants as a fun reminder to support local! Watch for details.

Snack + Stroll: art + dining adventure (June 24, 2023)

Discover tasty bites-to-go at your favorite La Grange eateries to savor as your stroll through our summer art exhibit of whimsical pieces that have been hand-painted by local artists.

 La Grange Carnival (June 2-4, 2023)

It's coming! Everyone in the family will enjoy the thrills and excitement of the La Grange Carnival at this much-loved local tradition. We're kicking off summer with a weekend of rides, games and attractions. Afternoon and evening unlimited ride specials are featured.

 La Grange Craft Fair, (July 15-16, 2023)

It's time to get a little more crafty - come explore the hand-crafted items from dozens of vendors from throughout the Midwest. Named one of the top 200 craft shows in the country, the 48th annual La Grange Craft Fair will offer a broad range of hand-made wares, from original paintings and yard art to handmade clothing, jewelry, soaps and accessories. Stop at the Info Booth to get your Craft Fair VIP Customer Card to get fun offers at neighborhood businesses, too! 

Endless Summerfest (August 4-6, 2023)

Save the date for a weekend of family fun at the hottest festival in the western suburbs. Great bands, cold beer, carnival rides, fireworks, classic cars and delicious bites from some of your favorite restaurants, too. This is what summer weekends are made for - bring everyone in the family for a festival of endless fun! Brought to you by the Park District of La Grange and the La Grange Business Association.

La Grange Sidewalk Sale (August 25-26, 2023)

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 9-10, 2023)

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 shady trees, small businesses and ample 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,  art classes and interactive fun for kids.

Free Wellness Week (September 16-24, 2023)

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.

Skeleton Scavenger Hunt (through October, 2023)

Join the fun in this festival walk through La Grange as you search for clues at our friendly skeleton displays. Follow the Skeleton Map and play along - you might win a gift card to one of your favorite local businesses. And sip a spooky spirit, too!

Skeletober (Oct 1-31, 2023)

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 the walking map to all the skeletons and find out more about our Skeleton Scavenger Hunt through October, our Spooky Spirits Cocktail Tour and fun activities through the month at local businesses.

La Grange Flash Sale (Saturday, November 26, 2022)

Celebrate big at our small businesses with fantastic limited time offers at plenty of your favorite local spots on Small Business Saturday. What a great way to kick off your shopping for the holidays! You'll be able to shop and save with great deals and limited-time bargains from 10am - 3pm on Saturday, November 26. Sponsored by JAYNE. Get details!

La Grange Holiday Wish Book

Gift-giving made easy! We've tucked tons of top-selling holiday gifts into the pages of our digital catalog - and they're all available from the small, local shops that you love. Create some holiday magic of your own by supporting our small businesses this season. The Holiday Wish Book is sponsored by Horton's.   SHOP NOW!

Holiday Walk (December 2, 2023)

Discover holiday magic in La Grange as we deck the halls and light up the season with festive activities and memorable experiences for everyone in the family. Marvel at magnificent light displays and take your holiday pictures with our Selfies with Elfies photo boards, vintage sleigh or walk-through illumination near Village Hall. Be here for our tree lighting on December 2 when Santa arrives atop a firetruck to light the magnificent Christmas tree. Shop for the trendiest gifts stroll past our singing carolers, glistening ice sculptures and enjoy a ho-ho-holiday cocktail!

La Grange photography © Bob Briskey