‘Tis the Season to Shop Long Grove

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hop, Dine & Stroll Our Historic Village this Holiday Season!

Long Grove is “Smitten with Mittens!” — Giving Back 

The Long Grove Business and Community Partners (LGBCP) is giving back this holiday season with their Holiday Coat Drive and “Smitten with Mittens” initiatives.

  • COATS: In partnership with Long Grove Boy Scouts, the LGBCP is collecting new or gently used, clean coats thru December 20.
  • MITTENS: Gently used, clean mittens will be donated to Family First Center of Lake County / Lake County Health Department thru December 20.

Holiday Festivities:  Weekends, Beginning Saturday, Dec. 5 – Sunday, Dec 20.

FREE holiday horse-drawn carriage rides every Saturday from 1 – 6 p.m. through December 19, starting at Mill Pond Shoppes, just outside of Galena Canning Company, on Robert Parker Coffin Road.

Other Fun Filled Happenings:

  • Santa Visits Long Grove Saturdays & Sundays 1- 4 p.m.
  • Holiday Carolers will be strolling the streets Saturdays & Sundays
    • Performers include:
      Long Grove Carolers: December 5 & December 12, 12:30 – 3:30 p.m.
      Top of the World Quartet:
      December 13, 1 – 4 p.m.
      Adlai E. Stevenson High School Choral Group:
      Sun., Dec. 13, Noon -1p.m.
      Jingle Singers:
      December 19 & 20, 2 – 4 p.m.
  • Viking Teasures Scandinavian Gifts: Buy one Nisse/Tomte at regular price, get 50 percent off on selected Nisee/Tomte (*while supplies last).
    • Meet Father Christmas, Sunday, December 6 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    • St. Lucia Day, December 13 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., enjoy GingerSnaps and LingonSaft and save 13 percent off all St. Lucia figures (in stock St. Lucia items only).
  • Epilogue Arts – Hand Carved Carousel Figures, icons of American history, can be found and purchased at Epilogue in Long Grove.
  • Cookie Walk – Long Grove shop owners welcome you with cookies, the weekend of December 6 – 7 (while supplies last)
  • Mangel’s Gifts hosts Bill Robinson & Friends – featuring live holiday music Saturdays & Sundays through December 20, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Storytelling & Meet the Humbug – December 6, 13, 19 from 1 -1:30 p.m. at the Visitor’s Center.
  • Meet Mrs. Claus at Ma & Pa’s Candy, Saturdays, December 5 & 12, 1 – 3 p.m. You’ll find sweet holiday gifts and Long Grove’s famous apple cider doughnuts.
  • The Village Tavern brings you, LUNCH WITH SANTA, Saturday, December 12 & 19, beginning at 11 a.m. Reservations are required, 847.634.3117.

A FREE Gift For You…
Our Way of Saying “THANK YOU, FOR SHOPPING IN LONG GROVE!”                    

Spend $150 and receive a gift! You’ll receive a red envelope, while shopping, and when you’ve collected $150 in receipts from Historic Downtown Long Grove businesses, bring the envelope to the Visitor’s Center and choose your FREE gift (*while supplies last).

  • Then, enter to win a Long Grove Confectionery basket of sweets, a “$75 value” or free carriage rides from Chicago Horse & Carriage, Ltd. 806 N Michigan Ave. Drawings will be held on December 20, winners will be notified by email.