La Grange Events

La Grange Restaurant Week (February 2024)

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!

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 2024)

La Grange is springing into season at 27 of your favorite spots! Be one of the first 100 shoppers to hop on over to Linnea Jewelers and pick up your complimentary tote bag. And pick up your Passport to savings with special offers, free gifts and delightful surprises at our annual spring shopping event.

La Grange Farmers Market (Thursdays May through October)

Our award-winning outdoor market is open 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.

La Grange Carnival (June 2024)

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.

Summer Art Exhibit (June - September 2024)

Local artists design and paint dozens of whimsical art pieces for display in front of La Grange businesses as part of an annual public art exhibit that’s loved by both residents and visitors. Watch for details on this tradition in La Grange!

Snack + Stroll: an art + dining adventure (June 2024)

Discover tasty bites-to-go at your favorite La Grange eateries to savor as your stroll through our summer art exhibit of colorful Friendship Benches, hand-painted by local artists.

La Grange Craft Fair, (July 2024)

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!

La Grange Sidewalk Sale (August 2024)

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. Presented by JAYNE. Find out more.

West End Arts Festival (September 2024)

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, art demonstrations and interactive fun for kids. Watch for details.

Free Wellness Week (September 2024)

Are you ready to live well? Take advantage of FREE classes, equipment, training opportunities and screenings to improve your physical, mental and emotional wellness and help you reach your goals at over 20 participating  businesses. Deep discounts on other services too. Try new options for nine days… and take care of you. Learn more.

Skeletober (Oct 1-31, 2024)

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. Or get the walking map to all the skeletons and find out more about our Spooky Spirits Cocktail Tour and fun activities at our businesses throughout the month at local businesses. For more 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!

La Grange Flash Sale (Saturday, November 30, 2024)

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 25. Sponsored by JAYNE. Get details!

Holiday Walk (December 7, 2024)

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! Sponsored by Dubak Electrical Group. Find out more here.