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Visit downtown Evanston for your holiday shopping and support local merchants and restaurants. This year, when you spend $100 at local businesses, you'll receive a $10 Evanston Gift Card!  

Pick up a Holiday Shopping Passport (or download it here to print) at any participating business to help guide your shopping experience. When you check out, collect signatures and the amount spent. When you spend $100 (it can be $100 at just one business or smaller amounts at multiple businesses), you're eligible to receive a $10 gift card.

ANNOUNCEMENT FOR DECEMBER 18
We are unable to collect passports at Shop Evanston Made (921 Church St.) but you can still turn in your completed passport by emailing a photo of it to info@downtownevanston.org. We will send you an Evanston Gift Card via email.


You can also gift local by purchasing an Evanston Gift Card which can be used at 60 plus small businesses in Evanston. Click here to learn more and send an e-gift card today! 

Thank you for shopping local this holiday season! 

SHOPPING SPECIALS



Accents Plus | 601 Davis St. {Passport}

Accents Plus | 601 Davis St. {Passport}

Accents Plus is adding new sweaters, pants, tops and more daily! 

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The Alley Gallery | 1712 Sherman Ave., alley entrance {Passport}

The Alley Gallery | 1712 Sherman Ave., alley entrance {Passport}

Get a special photo or work of art framed and browse tons of unique vintage and one-of-a-kind gifts. 

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Artem Pop Up Gallery | 1627 Sherman Ave.  {Passport}

Artem Pop Up Gallery | 1627 Sherman Ave. {Passport}

 

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Ayla's Originals | 1511 Sherman Ave.  {Passport}

Ayla's Originals | 1511 Sherman Ave. {Passport}

Shop for beads, jewelry, clothing, journals, home decor and more! 



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Benefit Cosmetics | 1625 Sherman Ave. {Passport}

Benefit Cosmetics | 1625 Sherman Ave. {Passport}

Benefit Boutique has lots of value sets (bang for your buck) this year!  

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Blick Art Materials | 1755 Maple Ave. {Passport}

Blick Art Materials | 1755 Maple Ave. {Passport}

Blick Art Materials has a Gift Guide that breaks down gifts by categories---by artist, price and material! Check it out here and get that shopping done early.

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Bloom 3 | 1503 Chicago Ave.  {Passport}

Bloom 3 | 1503 Chicago Ave. {Passport}

Bloom 3 has flowers, ceramics, art and candles! 

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Bookends & Beginnings | 1712 Sherman Ave. {Passport}

Bookends & Beginnings | 1712 Sherman Ave. {Passport}



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Campus Gear | 1722 Sherman Ave. {Passport}

Campus Gear | 1722 Sherman Ave. {Passport}

Pick up your favorite team's jerseys and other sports gear!  



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CloseKnit Yarn Store | 1630 Orrington Ave. {Passport}

CloseKnit Yarn Store | 1630 Orrington Ave. {Passport}

Pick out beautiful and cozy yarns for your handmade holiday gifts. When you purchase over $50 in yarn you can choose a free publication!  

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Comix Revolution | 606 Davis St. {Passport}

Comix Revolution | 606 Davis St. {Passport}

Comic books, graphic novels, pusheens and much more! 

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Commonwealth Running Company | 1631 Sherman Ave. {Passport}

Commonwealth Running Company | 1631 Sherman Ave. {Passport}

Run over to Commonwealth Running Company for some holiday gifts! 

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Crossroads Trading Co. | 1730 Sherman Ave. {Passport}

Crossroads Trading Co. | 1730 Sherman Ave. {Passport}

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Evanston Games & Cafe | 1610 Maple Ave.  {Passport}

Evanston Games & Cafe | 1610 Maple Ave. {Passport}

Evanston Games has over 100 games available for players of all ages plus Pokemon trainer kits, cards and so much more! Stop in to browse the selection and demo a game and be sure to ask the staff for recommendations! 

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FlowersFlowers | 1110 Davis St. {Passport}

FlowersFlowers | 1110 Davis St. {Passport}

Order a bouquet or wreath for pick-up and get your passport stamped at pickup! 

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Gearhead Outfitters | 1600 Sherman Ave. {Passport}

Gearhead Outfitters | 1600 Sherman Ave. {Passport}

Whether you are gearing up for walks along the lakefront or skiing trips, you'll find what you need at Gearhead Outfitters. 

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Kilwins Evanston | 1724 Sherman Ave. {Passport}

Kilwins Evanston | 1724 Sherman Ave. {Passport}

Sweet treats always make great gifts! 

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Madison Grace | 612 Davis St. {Passport}

Madison Grace | 612 Davis St. {Passport}

Madison Grace is a shopping destination in downtown Evanston with stylish and affordable clothes, shoes and small gifts.  

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Plant Shop Evanston | 1549 Sherman Ave. {Passport}

Plant Shop Evanston | 1549 Sherman Ave. {Passport}

Plants always make great gifts! Ask the experts at Plant Shop Evanston to help you make the right choice whether your gift recipient is a new or experienced plant owner. 

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Saville Flowers | 1712 Sherman Ave. {Passport}

Saville Flowers | 1712 Sherman Ave. {Passport}

Stop in Saville for a bouquet, plant, candle or other home decor item to brighten your home!  

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Shop Evanston Made | 921 Church Street

Shop Evanston Made | 921 Church Street

Evanston Made is hosting a holiday pop up market featuring one of a kind fine art, gift and handmade merchandise and installation art by hundreds of artist and makers. Stop in to shop for locally made gifts and experience art installations and activities on the 2nd floor! 

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Wednesday-Saturday 12-7pm
Sunday 11am-5pm

While you cannot use your passports here, you can pick up and turn in your passports to redeem your Small Business Saturday on November 27, 11am - 5pm and Saturdays through December 18 from 3-5pm. 

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Stepping Out on Faith | 1632 Orrington Ave.  {Passport}

Stepping Out on Faith | 1632 Orrington Ave. {Passport}

 

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Wheel & Sprocket | 1027 Davis St. {Passport}

Wheel & Sprocket | 1027 Davis St. {Passport}

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DINING SPECIALS



Found | 1631 Chicago Ave.

Found | 1631 Chicago Ave.

Give a gift and get a gift! From now through December 31, earn a $20 gift certificate for every $100 spent on gift cards! Purchase in-person or online at foundkitchen.com. Please note that earned gift cards are valid between 1/1/22 and 3/31/22. 

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