Shop for gifts as Andersonville stays up late for Late Night Andersonville. Stores and restaurants will be offering great discounts on distinctive gifts and delectable after-hours meals, plus complimentary refreshments, entertainment and pictures with Santa. Shopping guide
The Andersonville Holiday Trolley
The Andersonville Chamber of Commerce and SSA #22 are excited to run a FREE holiday trolley this holiday season from 6-9PM both nights of Late Night Andersonville! The Andersonville Holiday Trolley will make a continuous loop to eight intersections along the Clark Street District during both Late Night Andersonville events for visitors and shoppers to easily hop on and off throughout the evening. Thank you to our Trolley Sponsors: Urban Pooch Canine Life Center, and Urban Pooch Training & Fitness Center, The SoFo Tap, Meeting House Tavern, Pearle Vision, Open Space Early Learning Center, Bar Roma, FOURSIDED, and J Blanton Plumbing.
The Guesthouse Hotel (4872 North Clark)
Swedish American Museum (5211 North Clark)
Gethsemane Garden Center (5739 N Clark)
There are actually a ton of deals but the Andersonville Chamber of Commerce changed website format and I can’t copy them into this post. Click here.
Tree Lighting & Pictures with Santa!
Tree Lighting Ceremony with Santa
December 6 | 5:45PM
Clark Street between U.S. Bank and The Clark. Sponsored by: FOURSIDED, Gethsemane Garden Center and In Fine Spirits
New this year, the Andersonville Chamber of Commerce will host an official tree lighting ceremony on Friday, December 6 to kick off Late Night Andersonville at 5:45PM. Find the holiday tree located on Clark just south of Balmoral in between U.S Bank and The Clark. Santa will help us to light the tree on December 6, then travel via the free Holiday Trolley down to The Guesthouse Hotel (4872 North Clark) for photos in the lobby from 6-8PM.
Pictures with Santa
December 6 @ The Guesthouse Hotel | 6-8PM
December 20 @ Swedish American Museum | 6-8PM
You are never too old to sit on Santa’s lap in Andersonville. Children and adults alike are welcome to whisper their gift wishes in Santa’s ear twice in Andersonville this Holiday Season. Both Santa sessions are sponsored this year by Urban Pooch Canine Life Center, and Urban Pooch Training & Fitness Center
Entertainment, Music & Activities
December 6 | 5:45-8PM
Windy City Performing Arts
December 20| 6:30-8PM
Vocal caroling throughout the district
Lakeside Pride Music Ensembles
December 6 & 20 | 6-9PM
Instrument caroling throughout the district
Remember to Pledge #AlwaysAndersonville this season
Thank you for pledging local & independent this holiday season to, “Find it Here. Buy it Here. Keep us Here.” By actively choosing to purchase from a vibrant local business this holiday season instead of scouting a lesser price online, you help to build a stronger local economy and thriving Andersonville business district year-round.