When the weather is nice, do you want to spend all your time inside? Of course not! You want to soak in the sunshine and enjoy cool summer breezes. Fortunately, you can take advantage of sunny days and do a little shopping thanks to a variety of sidewalk sales taking place throughout Chicago’s North Shore this month. Mark the following dates in your calendar because you won’t want to miss these hot deals, family friendly activities, and more.
July 6-7: Northbrook Sidewalk Sale
Church Street and Cherry Lane, Northbrook
Shop 'til you drop at this annual sidewalk sale in Downtown Northbrook. In addition to finding amazing deals from favorite local vendors, there will be balloon artists, children's activities, contests, food, and more fun.
Northbrook Sidewalk Sale
July 12-15: Central Street Sidewalk Sale
Central Street, Evanston
Support some of Evanston's best small businesses (and take advantage of 20-70 percent off deals!) during this weekend-long annual sale. Participating businesses will include Maya Papaya & Tony Macarony, MilleFiori!, Old Town Oil, Spice House, and Stella. Plus, enjoy food and free activities like face painting, yoga in the park, strolling music, and more.
Central Street Sidewalk Sale, Evanston
July 13-14: Winnetka Sidewalk Sale
East Elm, West Elm, and Hubbard Woods Business Districts, Winnetka
Don't miss "the North Shore's most well-known and well-attended sidewalk sale," where local businesses will set up shop outside and offer a variety of deals. You'll also be able to enjoy live music and food vendors, meet charity organizations, and stop by the "Kid-Entrepreneur" section featuring goods made by local kids.
Winnetka Sidewalk Sale
July 27-29: Downtown Evanston and Main-Dempster Mile Sidewalk Sale
Downtown Evanston and Main-Dempster Mile
There's even more to explore in Evanston thanks to this sidewalk sale featuring "too-good-to-resist deals." And this year's sale will include a Sidewalk Chalk Art Contest, which will literally brighten up the sidewalks of Evanston. Businesses scheduled to participate include Ayla's Originals, Becky & Me Toys, NaKorn Kitchen, and Bottle & Bottega.
Downtown Evanston & Main-Dempster Mile Sidewalk Sale