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Hometown Holiday: Caroling, Tree Tour & Open House on the Main-Dempster Mile

December 8th, 2022 @ 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Come out and enjoy community caroling and hot beverages with your neighbors while you shop the Main-Dempster Mile!

Restaurants all over the Mile will be designated hot bev fill-up stations.

CHECK IN TO GET A FREE MUG. To find out check-in locations, register for the event here.


6:30pm – 500 Block of Dempster St (under the festoon lights)
7:15pm – St. Paul Park (Chicago & Kedzie)
Join your neighbors and sing carols together! Caroling led by the amazing choir at St. Luke’s.
niceLena & Friends, 1235 Chicago Ave
Blind Faith Cafe, 525 Chicago Ave – Hot Cider fill-up station
Evanston Pour, 524 Chicago Ave – Hot Chocolate fill-up station
Stumble & Relish, 1312 Chicago Ave – 20% off all holiday merchandise
Noir d’Ebene Chocolat et Patisserie, 1309 Chicago Ave – TBA
Botanica CBD, 1306 Chicago Ave – Sips & Samples
NEW BUSINESS ALERT! Pink and Tan, 604 Dempster St – Sips & Snacks
Inspired Indian Cooking, 812 Dempster St – TBA
Evanston Made Pop-Up, 832 Dempster St – TBA
YWCA Crowded Closet, 820 Dempster St – 15% Off Full Priced Fall/Winter Clothing, Jewelry & Accessories and 30% Off Select Fall/Winter Items. We will be serving Sparkling Apple Cider & Treats.
Booked, 506 Main St – Spin the Prize Wheel
YoFresh Cafe, 635 Chicago Ave – Hot Chocolate fill-up station
NEW BUSINESS ALERT! Total Radiance by Shelly, 711 Chicago Ave – special sales and adult sips
Bentley’s Pet Stuff, 743 Chicago Ave – TBA
Firehouse Grill, 750 Chicago Ave – Hot Chocolate Fill-up station
Kombucha Brava, 717 Custer St – TBA
TREE DECORATING CONTEST (vote for your favorite during the Open House):
Vote for your favorite decorated fir trees on the sidewalks throughout the business district. Three $100 prizes will be awarded, including one based on your votes. (Sign up to decorate a tree here!)


Main-Dempster Mile
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