Find the perfect gifts for friends and family members at your local shops this holiday season! Pick up a Shopping Passport at any participating business to help guide your shopping. When you spend your dollars at local shops you'll receive a special holiday gift! Spend $100 to receive a $30 Evanston Gift Card. Spend $150 to receive a $30 Evanston Gift Card and custom Downtown Evanston winter hat. Business specials coming soon.
Bring your families downtown to watch the annual tree lighting with City Clerk Mendoza, Santa and other special visitors. Enjoy holiday performances by Evanston Children's Choir and others to be announced. The tree lighting will take place right at 5:30pm after which Santa will have photo ops at The Merion (1615 Chicago Ave.)