Holiday Happenings 2019

Posted November 18, 2019

Shopper's Reward Program
Save your receipts when you shop and dine in Downtown Oak Park between November 1 and December 25, 2019!

Receive $50.00 in Shopper’s Reward certificates by spending $25.00 or more at at least seven participating businesses with a grand total of $500 or more.

Spend your Shopper’s Reward certificates at participating businesses. Rebate certificates must be used between January 1 and February 15, 2020.

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Participate in Downtown Oak Park’s annual Cookie Walk, catch a glimpse of Saint Nicholas and enjoy a variety of family-friendly performances. 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7.

A $20 participation fee includes a souvenir cookie tin and a map of more than 35 participating shops and restaurants. Cookie Walk Participation available to pre-purchase online through Dec. 6th — remaining $20 cookie tins will be sold at the event on Dec. 7th inside the hospitality tent while supplies last.

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Home for the Holidays
Catch the old-fashioned holiday spirit and celebrate the season in Downtown Oak Park on Saturday, December 21st from 11am-3pm on Marion Street at Lake Street and North Boulevard.

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Free Holiday Gift Wrapping
Free holiday gift wrapping by local girl scouts available at Albion Oak Park (1000 Lake Street) on Saturday, December 14th & December 21st, 12-5PM. Donations appreciated

Free Holiday Movie
Downtown Oak Park presents a FREE holiday showing of “Arthur Christmas” at Classic Cinemas Lake Theatre on Saturday, December 14th at 10:00am.

“Arthur Christmas” reveals the incredible, never-before seen answer to every child’s question: ‘So how does Santa deliver all those presents in one night?’ The answer: Santa’s exhilarating, ultra-high-tech operation hidden beneath the North Pole.

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Gift Certificates
Gift certificates make a perfect holiday gift for teachers, coaches, customers, employees, friends and family — accepted at 75+ downtown retailers and restaurants. Purchase online or at the Downtown Oak Park office located at 1010 Lake Street, Suite 114.

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Downtown Oak Park Parking
– Free metered/pay-by-space parking (2 hours max) and free garage parking (Holley Court Garage and Lake/Forest Garage) the Friday after Thanksgiving and every Saturday from November 30 through December 21.
– Garage parking (Holley Court Garage and Lake/Forest Garage) is always free on Sundays.
– Metered/pay-by-space is always free after 8 pm on weeknights and all day Sunday.

Click here for a parking map.