Small Business Saturday

Downtown Crystal Lake Corner of Williams & Brink, Crystal Lake, IL

Downtown Crystal Lake is pleased to be a Neighborhood Champion, and we encourage you to support your downtown businesses today. Click here for additional information.

Sip-n-Shop

Downtown Crystal Lake Corner of Williams & Brink, Crystal Lake, IL

Get into the holiday spirit while shopping and eating in beautiful Downtown Crystal Lake, on Thursday, December 9th, from 5-8 PM. 10% of the sales that evening will go to Second Bridge (https://secondbridge.org), a local non-profit organization that helps children in foster care. Bring your friends and enjoy everything our beautiful downtown has to offer […]

Slidewalk Sales

Downtown Crystal Lake Corner of Williams & Brink, Crystal Lake, IL

January 13, 14, & 15 (Thursday – Saturday) This is the “winter version” of our popular Sidewalk Sales! Run, slide, skate or ski into some fabulous winter bargains.  

Galentine’s Day

Downtown Crystal Lake Corner of Williams & Brink, Crystal Lake, IL

Shop local and enjoy champagne and chocolate from participating downtown establishments.

Have a Heart Paper Drive

Downtown Crystal Lake Corner of Williams & Brink, Crystal Lake, IL

Have a Heart Paper Drive (February 12th - 19th) Let's help our friends at the Crystal Lake Food Pantry! 2022 is a new year with a new focus! Target: Paper Products Collection Items Needed: Toilet Paper, Paper Towels, Facial Tissue & Dinner Napkins This year, we will be hosting a “Have a Heart Paper Drive” to benefit […]

TWOs-day

Downtown Crystal Lake Corner of Williams & Brink, Crystal Lake, IL

Downtown Crystal Lake businesses are doubling down on their efforts to have some creative fun by offering discounts and specials on this unique TWOs-day. Stay TWO-ned to find out more.....We'll be adding names of participating businesses and their special offerings.

A Garden Party and Flower Sale

Downtown Crystal Lake Corner of Williams & Brink, Crystal Lake, IL

Saturday, May 21, 2022 Good things will be blooming in Downtown Crystal Lake during our Garden Party and Flower Sale. The Garden Party event will feature outdoor garden art vendors, demonstrations, talks, and drawings for fabulous prizes. Thanks to our good friends at Countryside Flowershop & Nursery, Downtown Crystal Lake will be hosting a Flower […]

Sidewalk Sales

Downtown Crystal Lake Corner of Williams & Brink, Crystal Lake, IL

A bargain hunter’s delight! Merchants set up tables full of great merchandise at great prices. Guaranteed to be something for everyone! Rain or Shine! Thursday, July 14th Friday, July 15th Saturday, July 16th Sunday, July 17th (the sales continue at many businesses!) Click here for additional information

Apple Scavenger Hunt

Downtown Crystal Lake Corner of Williams & Brink, Crystal Lake, IL

This scavenger hunt is free and just-for-fun! Pick up and drop off game cards at Mellie's Chocolates (2 N. Williams) or Marvin's Toy Store (64 N. Williams). Game cards are also available to print off down below. Apples containing a number and a word will be visible from the sidewalk of various businesses around Downtown. […]

Johnny Appleseed Festival

Downtown Crystal Lake Corner of Williams & Brink, Crystal Lake, IL

FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY! Rides, Games, Petting Zoo, Food Vendors, Live Music and so much more! Thanks to all of our sponsors, business owners, volunteers, and the community for supporting this great event! Did you know?  John Chapman, better known as Johnny Appleseed, was a real-life historical figure whose wilderness adventures became larger-than-life legends.  […]

Ladies Night Out

Downtown Crystal Lake Corner of Williams & Brink, Crystal Lake, IL

Ladies Night Out is Back! Thursday, October 6th (5pm – 8pm) Ladies -- bring your mothers, sisters, daughters, girlfriends (whomever!) to Downtown Crystal Lake for lots of fabulous shopping, special deals, and more! The event is FREE to all ladies. Come downtown at 5PM and pick up a map and list of participating businesses and […]

Festival of Lights Parade

Downtown Crystal Lake Corner of Williams & Brink, Crystal Lake, IL

The Festival of Lights Parade is the traditional start to the season when Santa Claus comes to town! Join us for the parade and stay for the lighting of the community Christmas tree in the Brink Street Market courtyard! The evening is filled with lights, music, pageantry, and a little magic!

Santa House Visits

Downtown Crystal Lake Corner of Williams & Brink, Crystal Lake, IL

2022 Santa House Visits (November 25 to December 23) Santa House is located in Downtown Crystal Lake at Brink Street Market. The memories of visiting with Santa are PRICELESS! Bring your camera, and be prepared to SMILE! Santa House Hours: Thursday & Friday (6PM – 8PM) Saturday (10AM – 3PM) Sunday (Noon – 3PM) Each […]

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Santa House Visits

Downtown Crystal Lake Corner of Williams & Brink, Crystal Lake, IL

2022 Santa House Visits (November 25 to December 23) Santa House is located in Downtown Crystal Lake at Brink Street Market. The memories of visiting with Santa are PRICELESS! Bring your camera, and be prepared to SMILE! Santa House Hours: Thursday & Friday (6PM – 8PM) Saturday (10AM – 3PM) Sunday (Noon – 3PM) Each […]