58 vendors of fruit, vegetables, meat, flowers, cheese and bakery items from local and regional farms. Free parking available in the Maple Street Parking Garage. Special events and performances by local musicians.
Downtown Farmers Market:
This market is held every Saturday, from early May through early November. Hours are 7:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Location: Intersection of University Place and Oak Ave. (just east of East Railroad Ave.)
Wednesdays, early June through mid-October, 3:30 p.m.-7p.m., in the park by the field house at 908 Seward St. (at Ridge Ave.; Program Director Natalie Sallee, 847-869-5640. Pre-order/delivery boxes available weekly.
West End Market:
Saturdays, early June through late October; 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Location: Intersection of Church St. and Dodge Ave. (ETHS parking lot)
Indoor Farmer & Artisan Food Market:
Located at the Evanston Ecology Center, 2024 McCormick Blvd., on Saturdays from December through April from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. 40 vendors include local farmers and artisans. Dennis Clarkson, Winter Market manager, 847-864-7328, firstname.lastname@example.org.
McGaw YMCA Market
Dates: May 28 through mid-October
Day/Time: Tuesdays, 7am to 1pm
Location: McGaw YMCA, 1000 Grove St.
An annual event, that is part of the “open streets” event Streets Alive, where local organizations present green products, services and ideas to help attendees lead more sustainable lives. Usually held on a Sunday in September.
Live music performances will take place indoors and strolling carolers will make their way throughout downtown.The celebration includes a visit from the Evanston Mayor, Santa Mrs. Claus who will arrive at Fountain Square on an Evanston fire truck.
Sing along to holiday carols with the Second Baptist Church
Bring warm essentials, like socks, gloves, hats, etc., to benefit Hilda’s Place, Connections for the Homeless.
Free parking is available all day in the three main parking garages.
Sponsored by Interfaith Action of Evanston, this service is designed to bring members of Evanston’s diverse community together to share traditions, blessings and song. Annual Service features blessings by leaders of local faith communities, music by choirs from different congregations and an address by a guest speaker.
This service is fast becoming a tradition in the Evanston community. All are welcome.
Ridgeville Community House, 908 Seward Street, Evanston
A Halloween event perfect for the whole family. Features a spine-tingling harvest display, haunting musical performances, and of course, free treats!