Signature Events


La Grange Delivers More

Whether it’s discovering a favorite find, a delicious takeout meal or outstanding services from our businesses, La Grange delivers more. Find out all the ways we do it at

 Summer Art Project & Scavenger Hunt 2020

It's art al fresco in the Village with a whimsical painted art exhibit on display in front of local businesses throughout the summer, sponsored by the Park District of La Grange. This year's theme of "La Grange Rolls With It" is perfect for an art show of wheeled party carts! Plus, we're rolling out a fun new twist this year, with a Scavenger Hunt. Can you find the items "hidden" on the carts? Get the map and find out more

La Grange-Opoly is here!

Our delightfully-themed board game, La Grange-Opoly, will be a treasured keepsake for someone who loves La Grange. It includes many of your favorite local businesses and iconic La Grange locations. Available now at Anderson's Bookshop, Fair Game, Hortons and TATES. Don't delay! This is a limited-edition board game that you'll want to play with your family and friends for years to come! Get details.

La Grange Outdoor Farmers Market (June 4 - October 29, 2020)

Our award-winning market is operational from 7am to 1pm on Thursdays beginning June 4 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 will be in place. Convenient free parking is located nearby.

La Grange Craft Fair

Due to mandatory physical distancing measures related to the pandemic, the 2020 La Grange Craft Fair is cancelled. We look forward to welcoming back our crafters in July 2021. Watch for details on other DIY and craft events in La Grange this year at

Endless Summerfest (July 31 - August 2, 2020)

Great bands, classic cars, carnival thrill rides, food & beverage tents and amazing activities are endless fun at this lively music festival in Gordon Park held in partnership with the Park District of La Grange. Please check back for updates.

La Grange Sidewalk Sale (Fri & Sat, Aug 28-29, 2020)

You'll love the bargains as our merchants clear their shelves for new fall merchandise. Get ready for big savings, real deals and bargains galore at our end-of-season Sidewalk Sale at participating merchants. 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 while the deals are this hot! With free parking; merchants are open for their regular store hours.

West End Arts Festival (Sept 12-13, 2020)

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. ARTISTS: find out how to be a part of this unique arts festival.

La Grange Carnival (September 25-27, 2020) 

Come one, come all! There's nothing quite as exciting as when the La Grange Carnival heads to town. Thrilling rides, games of skill, live music, food and old-fashioned fun capture the excitement of the season. The carnival is located on Harris Avenue between La Grange Road and Harris Avenue and will also offer a beer tent and food from local establishments. Live musical entertainment is featured throughout the weekend.

Skeletober (Oct 1-31, 2020)

Skeletons alive! Visit La Grange and join our local businesses for spirited fun with our display of lively and unique life-sized skeletons on the sidewalks. Bring your camera - loved ones will love our funny and charming guests this Fall. Don't miss the Halloween Walk on Saturday, Oct. 26 featuring a trick or treat parade for youngsters led by the Greater La Grange YMCA. Look for a map to all of the fun and festive skeletons.


Free Wellness Week (Oct 10-18, 2020)

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 13 exciting businesses. Try new options for nine days... and it's absolutely free. Get details soon.

Halloween Walk (Saturday, October 24, 2020)

You'll find plenty of ghosts, goblins and witches in La Grange during our charming trick-or-treat parade for kids sponsored by local merchants and led by the Greater La Grange YMCA. Find out how you can be a part of the fun... with great photo ops! Shop, visit and explore La Grange.

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

We invite you to slow down and enjoy the holiday shopping experience at the neighborhood businesses in La Grange with special offers, free gifts with purchase, refreshments and more at dozens of participating locations. Spend and save during our holiday Flash Sale from 10am - 3pm - it's a gift to you from local retailers and restaurants! Love your locals. Love La Grange!

Holiday Shopping Preview Night

Enjoy a merry & bright November shopping night with one-night-only offers, refreshments and special attractions at participating La Grange retailers. Unwrap a special holiday shopping experience!This is a VIP evening you won't want to miss. Get a jump on your holiday shopping, invite your friends and treat yourself to a festive night for special customers.


Shopper's Reward La Grange (Nov. 28 - Dec. 24, 2020)

Save your receipts when you shop in La Grange from November 28 - December 24, 2020, and you could earn $50 in LGBA gift certificates. Check back to find out how to unwrap a gift for yourself this holiday season!

Hometown Holidays: November 28 - December 24, 2020

La Grange is decked out for fun with holiday festivities all season long. Get a head start on your holiday shopping on Small Business Saturday; then mark your calendar for our spectacular La Grange Holiday Walk and Santa's arrival by firetruck on Saturday, December 5, 2020 with merchant open houses, musicians, strolling carolers, trolley rides, and a farm animal holiday experience.  Take your picture with our Selfies with Elfies, and be sure to lace up your boots for this year's Gingerbread House Tour, and admire our delicious little houses that look good enough to eat, created by the Culinary Program at COD.

La Grange photography © Bob Briskey

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.