Holiday Fest in Downtown Skokie

The celebration begins at event headquarters, located at the Skokie Heritage Museum, 8031 Floral Avenue, Skokie. There will be live reindeer, elves, photos with Santa, carolers to set the mood from Lincoln Jr. High School and much more! 104.3 K-Hits, Chicago’s Greatest Hits will also be present during this event.

Beginning at 5 p.m., guests will check-in at the Skokie Heritage Museum where we will be accepting donations of new winter accessories (hats, gloves, coats), toys or non-perishable food items for the Niles Township Food Pantry. Visitors are encouraged to make a donation before receiving a “Cookie Walk” passport. The passport will list participating merchants in Downtown Skokie, where small, festive cookies will be served.

Shop and dine in Downtown Skokie on Friday, December 5 and turn in your receipts from 5-8 p.m. to the Skokie Heritage Museum. For every $10 spent, you will receive a FREE raffle ticket for the chance to win awesome prizes! The grand prize is a Kindle Paperwhite, 6″ High Resolution (212 ppi) with Wi-Fi and power adapter. Winners will be notified via email.

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First Fridays

Count on the first Friday of every month to be something fun and exciting right here in Downtown Skokie. This monthly event will get you moving around downtown for everything from fire hydrants to wine.  See the schedule below for the nightly details. Produced by IMODS with cooperation from, Skokie Public Library, Skokie Park District and the Village of Skokie.

For a full lineup of First Friday events, click here.