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We Love Downtown Evanston and we know you do, too! This holiday season let's celebrate together at our annual events and support our local businesses.  

Small Business Saturday - Holiday Shopping Passport | November 27 - December 18
Shop unique, shop local this holiday season! Pick up or download a Shopping Passport with special offers from local businesses. When you spend a minimum of $100 (or more) at local shops, you'll receive a holiday gift card from Downtown Evanston! View more at Small Business Saturday. Need holiday gift ideas? We've got some right here.
Holiday Window Decorating Contest | November 20 - December 19
The 7th Annual Holiday Window Decorating Contest kicks off on Small Business Saturday, November 20. Evanston businesses will decorate their windows for a chance to win. You will be able to view and vote for your favorite window decoration at the Evanston Holiday Window Contest Facebook page. Winners will be announced on Saturday, December 20 at 5pm!