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SIDE STREET KIDS DAY

Free make and take arts event for children.

1 - 4PM

LIVE REINDEER

Get up close and personal with Dasher and Prancer!

120 Prairie Street

1 - 6PM 

FRESH BAKED COBBLER & REFRESHMENTS

Support the Boy Scouts and have a treat.

120 Prairie Street

2 - 4PM

PICTURES WITH SANTA

Get your photo taken with the man himself! 

ELGIN PUBLIC HOUSE
219 E CHICAGO ST.

2 - 5PM

ELGIN POLICE OPEN HOUSE

Fun activities for kids include a K-9 demo, meet McGruff, SWAT  team, child fingerprinting and more!

ELGIN POLICE DEPARTMENT
151 DOUGLAS AVE. 

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2 - 5PM 

INTERACTIVE NATIVITY

Presented by the United Methodist Church.

Carlton Rogers Park
55 N. Spring Street

 
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2 - 6PM 

LETTERS TO SERVICE MEN & WOMEN + SANTA

Decorate some cookies and check out this new dessert destination in downtown Elgin!

Downtown Neighborhood Association
10 N. Spring Street

3 - 5PM 

SNOWMAN SOUP

Stop by The Elgin Area Chamber for some yummy “Snowman Soup”

ELGIN AREA CHAMBER
31 S. GROVE AVE.

 

3 - 7PM

LIVE MUSIC,
MEET DISNEY CHARACTERS, & MORE!

Celebrate the season with a ton of activities for the whole family!

DUPAGE COURT

3 - 7PM

OUTDOOR HOLIDAY MARKET

Featuring food, arts and crafts, and gifts for the holiday season including ornaments, decorations, stocking stuffers, clothing, decorations and more!

DUPAGE COURT

 

 

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3 - 7PM

HOT CHOCOLATE BAR & COOKIE DECORATING

Free, creative and yummy! 

ARTSPACE
51 S. SPRING STREET

3 - 6PM

CARRIAGE RIDES

Ride through the streets of festive Elgin on a horse drawn sleigh.


120 PRAIRIE STREET

 

3 - 7PM

TEMPORARY TATTOOS

Pick your favorite and show your holiday cheer!

Funky Rooster
73 S. Grove

3:00-7:00 PM

2 - 5PM

ROASTED CHESTNUTS

On an open fire...


6 South Grove AVE

3 - 6PM

MAKE S'MORES

Free s'more making!

Advocate Park
179 E. Chicago Street

3 - 7PM

CRAFT ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS 

Soulful Sparrow
10 Douglas Ave

3 - 7PM

MAKE AN ORNAMENT 

Mikulski & Company
23 Douglas Ave

3 - 7PM 

COOKIE DECORATING

Decorate some cookies and check out this new dessert destination in downtown Elgin!

Delish Cakes
213 E. Chicago Street

3:30 - 5PM

STORY TIME WITH MRS. CLAUSE

Mrs. Clause will share her favorite holiday stories!

ELGIN BOOKS & COFFEE
66 S.GROVE AVE.

 

4 - 6PM

FACE PAINTING

Choose your favorite holiday design! 

DUPAGE COURT

5 - 5:30PM 

ELGIN'S TREE LIGHTING CEREMONY

Join the mayor as he welcomes the holiday season with Elgin's official tree lighting ceremony. Special appearance by Santa!

CITY HALL