• 2019 district-wide events!

    Keep watching for details about these community events.

    Fourth Annual Celebration!

    October 17, 2019

    Meet your neighbors, and neighboring merchants, and hear how the Main-Dempster Mile helps the neighborhood.

    Spooky Saturday on the Mile!

    October 26, 2019

    Enjoy Evanston Public Library stories and crafts, and trick or treat the merchants!

    Small Business Saturday

    November 30, 2019

    Over 100 shops on the Mile are independently owned, so kick off the holidays by shopping small!  

    Holiday Treat Walk

    December 12, 2019

    Stroll into local businesses and do some holiday shopping and celebration. Grab a holiday treat while you browse!

    Earth Day Neighborhood Clean Up

    April 28, 2019

    Help us make our little corner of the planet a little greener. CLICK HERE to sign up to volunteer!

    NEW! Evanston Craft Crawl

    May 16, 2019

    Celebrate our neighborhood's brewery and distilleries by stopping in local shops for tastings of Sketchbook beer, Few Spirits cocktails and Kombucha Brava kombucha!


    Tickets on sale April 1.

    Custer Fair

    June 15-16, 2019

    Over 300 local and regional artists, craftspeople, and commercial vendors come together over Father's Day weekend to exhibit and sell paintings, ceramics, pottery, photographs, jewelry, graphic arts, wearable art, country and home craft, antiques and collectibles.

    Summer Concert Series

    Main Street - June 7, 28, August 2

    Join your neighbors to eat, drink and listen to great local talent!

    Evanston Sidewalk Sale

    July 26-28, 2019

    The best deals of the year. Period.

    Last Days of Summer Concert

    August 23, 2019

    Enjoy the last Friday before school starts again with your neighbors at this Friday evening concert, featuring several of your favorite local bands onstage and several of your favorite local restaurants on the grounds.

    Evanston Charity Wine Walk

    September 12, 2019

    Stroll the Mile, sipping great wine, checking out unique experiences, and getting great deals.

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