2018 Hometown Holiday & the La Grange Holiday Walk

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Name: 2018 Hometown Holiday & the La Grange Holiday Walk
Date: November 24, 2018 - December 1, 2018
Event Description:
We invite you to experience the charm of our magical Village throughout this festive season. Welcome to our Hometown Holiday! 

Our neighborhood businesses are hosting a season of events that encourages residents and visitors to shop in La Grange and celebrate with activities that bring people together.
 
NEW: Gingerbread House Tour sponsored by Kathy Dierkes State Farm Insurance
  • Students from the College of DuPage culinary school will be creating gingerbread houses for display in La Grange retailers and restaurants from Dec. 7-21. The house tour includes online voting for favorites in the People's Choice Award.
 
NEW: Small Business Saturday Flash Sale on Saturday, November 24, 2018
  • The recently-introduced La Grange Mobile App will feature a Small Business Saturday Flash Sale from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. where independent neighborhood merchants will offer extraordinary savings. The app is available for download on IOS and Android devices. Other news and special offers will be available throughout the season on the app.
  • La Grange merchants kick off Small Business Saturday with engaging activities such as a Pajama Brunch at fourteensixteen; a Holi-DIY workshop painting ornaments, canvas tote bags, and wooden signs at Bottle and Bottega; and a Gingerbread House Workshop for kids at TATES Old Fashioned Ice Cream, among others.
 
27th Annual La Grange Holiday Walk, December 1, 2018, sponsored by the Rouso Group at Baird & Warner
  • Enjoy an evening of holiday festivities accented by over 2 dozen intricate ice sculptures in La Grange
  • 3:00 pm   FREE holiday matinee at La Grange Theatre
  • 4:45 pm   All Village Sing with Lyons Township High School Madrigal Choir
  • 5:00 pm   FREE Petting Zoo, Pony Rides, Kiddie Train and Trolley Rides
  • 5-9 pm     Merchants welcome shoppers with festive Open Houses
  • 5:30 pm   Santa arrives by fire truck to Village Hall for tree lighting ceremony
  • 6-8 pm     Visits with Santa at Village Hall
 
Social Media
  • For the latest daily holiday shopping updates, follow the LGBA and La Grange, IL on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Our three social media handles are #ShopLaGrange, #HometownHoliday and #ShopSmall.
 
Spend in La Grange and Get Rewarded!
How the Holiday Shoppers Reward Program Works:
 
Save your receipts when you shop in La Grange between November 24 and December 31, 2018.  This first 100 qualifying holiday shoppers to spend at least $300 in La Grange on retail products, gift certificates or services will be eligible to receive $50 in LGBA gift certificates. Shoppers must collect receipts from at least 3 separate businesses and deliver copies to the LGBA at 26 S. La Grange Road or fill out a form online at www.lgba.com.  A minimum of $20 must be spent at participating business for receipt to be included in the total before tax/gratuity.  Gift certificates are valid at participating merchants.  All receipts must be received by January 5, 2019.  Qualifying shoppers will receive their gift certificates after January 19, 2019.  Receipts must be dated between November 24 and December 31, 2018.  Prescriptions, medical or contractual services do not qualify.  Receipts for purchases of groceries, food or beverages are limited to $100.
 
Patrons beyond the first 100 entrants that successfully meet the criteria will be entered in a special 'Hometown Holiday' drawing. Drawing winners will be selected after January 19, 2019 and notified by mail.
 
 
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During the La Grange Holiday Walk, you'll find plenty of free parking in the West End, too. Look for a Trolley Stop Sign and hop aboard to ride to all the fun.
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La Grange Business Association
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