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. […]

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 […]

Slidewalk Sales

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

Come Downtown and enjoy all the savings and specials that will be offered...Slide into Savings!

Ladies Night Out

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

Grab your gals and head to Downtown Crystal Lake on Thursday, April 13th from 5 - 8 PM for Ladies Night Out. Check in at the Raue Center for the Arts and pick up your map of participating businesses. Pop in the shops and stop for a refreshing drink or a delicious meal at one […]

Carriage House Antiques Spring Open House

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

Carriage House Antiques and "Good Stuff" Join us for  our Spring Open House May 3rd through May 5th, Wednesday - Friday 10:30-5:00 May 6th Saturday 10:00-4:00 Great Garden Finds! Mothers Day Gifts! Refreshments & Gift with Purchase Don't Miss the Fun!  

Garden Party & Flower Sale

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

Stroll through Downtown Crystal Lake on Saturday, May 6th and purchase flowers from Countryside Flowershop, Nursery, and Garden Center. This is a fund raising sale for Downtown Crystal Lake. Enjoy crafters, dancers, and music while supporting your local small businesses.

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 13th Friday, July 14th Saturday, July 15th Sunday, July 16th (the sales continue at some businesses!) Click here for additional information

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.  […]

Walk to End Alzheimer’s, McHenry County

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

At the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s®,  we’re fighting for a different future. For families facing the disease today. For more time. For treatments. We’re closer than ever to stopping Alzheimer’s. But to get  there, we need you. Join us for the world’s largest fundraiser to fight the disease. Register today at act.alz.org/McHenryCounty Venue […]

Free

Service League of Crystal Lake Housewalk

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

"It's a Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood!"  Housewalk is back!  Come tour 4 beautiful Crystal Lake homes + a pop-up shop at The Dole.  Hours: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm & 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm.  $40 tickets in advance, $50 tickets day of.  Tickets can be purchased from our website https://slcrystallake.org/ or in person […]

$40 – $50

Ladies Night Out

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

Ladies Night Out is Back! Thursday, October 19th (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!

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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 […]