Shop Our Stores this holiday season. Find gift ideas, free parking, online shopping, food delivery, holiday cheer and more. So start your holiday shopping early & order take-out tonight. Your local merchants have always been there for you, now let’s show up for them.

Win a Tin! Cookie Giveaway

Despite there being no cookie walk event this year, we’ll be giving away 100 souvenir cookie tins with 25+ individually wrapped sweet treats inside each tin!

Giveaway details:

  • Enter your email address (1 entry per person) through Tuesday, December 8th.
  • 100 winners will be randomly selected & notified via email on Wednesday, December 9th.
  • Cookie tins must be picked up in-person on Thursday, December 10th, Friday, December 11th or Saturday, December 12th. Time & location of pick-up TBD.

Downtown Oak Park Virtual Gift Guide

Shop Our Stores this holiday season — virtually or in-person. Find unique gift ideas for anyone on your shopping list.

Click here to view the Virtual Gift Guide.

DTOP Delivers

Find the latest updates from more than 35 Downtown Oak Park businesses. See which local shops & restaurants offer pick-up, delivery, online & in-store shopping, menus, store hours & more.


Shopper’s Reward Program

When we work together, we all win! Earn $50 while supporting your local merchants.

  1. Save your receipts when you shop and dine in Downtown Oak Park between November 1 and December 25, 2020!
    1. Take-out & delivery receipts accepted — don’t forget, you might have to ask for your receipt
    2. Online shopping email receipts accepted
    3. Gift Certificates receipts accepted (excluding Downtown Oak Park gift certificates)
  2. 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.
  3. Spend your Shopper’s Reward certificates at participating businesses. Reward certificates must be used between January 1 and March 15, 2021.

Find more details here.

Free Holiday Parking

– Free metered/pay-by-plate parking (2 hours max) and free garage parking (Holley Court Garage and Lake/Forest Garage) the Friday after Thanksgiving and every Saturday from November 28 through December 19.
– Garage parking (Holley Court Garage and Lake/Forest Garage) is always free on Sundays.
– Metered/pay-by-plate is always free after 8 pm on weeknights and all day Sunday.

Find Downtown Oak Park parking map here.

Buy $100, Get $25 Gift Certificate FREE

Purchase $100 in Downtown Oak Park gift certificates & get a $25 gift certificate free!

Purchase gift certificates here.

– Two free $25 gift certificates maximum per household.
– Promotion available while supplies last.

– The $25 bonus gift certificate will have an expiration date of March 15, 2021.
– Purchased gift certificates do not have an expiration date.
– Contact individual businesses for online purchase reimbursement options.

St. Nicholas Video

A video message from St. Nicholas is on its way!


Follow the StoryWalk® to read along with individual pages on display in business windows on Marion Street. This family activity will feature the kids’ book The Joyful Book by Todd Parr.

Find the first page of StoryWalk® at The Book Table’s storefront window beginning December 2nd.

Holiday Lights Cruise

Drive down Lake Street and Marion Street to see the district aglow with holiday lights! Beginning December 2nd, find super-sized illuminated displays in flower beds throughout the district. The lit arch on Marion Street at Westgate is also a seasonal sight to see!

Whether you pick-up from your favorite downtown eatery, or take an evening stroll — add “Downtown Oak Park after-dark” to your  holiday to-do list!

Free Coffee, Cider or Hot Cocoa!

Need a little pick-me-up while visiting Downtown Oak Park on Saturdays in December? Grab a free 4oz to-go hot chocolate, cider or coffee from 2-5PM at the following cafés:

  • Saturday, December 5th, 2-5PM: Lea French Street Food (106 Marion Street)
  • Saturday, December 12, 2-5PM: Wise Cup (1018 Lake Street)
  • Saturday, December 19, 2-5PM: Sugar Fixé Pâtisserie (119 Marion Street)