• Holidays in Lincoln Square Ravenswood
  • 2022 Holiday Events In Lincoln Square Ravenswood

  • We're back in-person for holiday events at local businesses this year!  Here are some upcoming events for you to enjoy safely that will be hosted by local businesses!


  • Early Winter Sessions and Workshops

    Lillstreet Art Center - 4401 N. Ravenswood Avenue

    Lillstreet’s Early Winter Session is open for registration! New 3, 4, and 5 week classes, and 1-day workshops, will begin November 21–December 2. This session includes tons of fun holiday/seasonal engagements you won’t want to miss!



  • Chicago Market for Makers

    Artifact Events - 4325 N. Ravenswood Avenue

    Markets for Makers is heading to Chicago with 85+ makers, come and discover tons of makers and emerging brands. Saturday, November 19 and Sunday, November 20 11-5.

  • 10th Anniversary Celebration

    Neighborly - 4710 N. Lincoln Avenue

    Neighborly will be celebrating its 10th Anniversary starting on November 19th with 10 Days at Neighborly!  They'll kick off on November 19th and 20th with 10% off storewide online and in-store.

  • Chicago Artisan Market

    Artifact Events - 4325 N. Ravenswood Avenue

    Chicago Artisan Market showcases the best of Chicago and the Midwest in food, fashion, home goods and art. Saturday November 26 & Sunday, November 27.




  • St. Matthias Christmas Tree Lot

    The Corner of Western and Ainslie

    The St. Matthias School Christmas Tree Lot will open on November 25 (11 a.m.-9 p.m.). The Christmas tree lot hours are as follows: Saturday (9 a.m.-9 p.m.); Sunday (10 a.m-6 p.m.) and Monday-Friday (6-9 p.m.). The Christmas tree lot will be open through December 18.

    In addition to the Christmas tree lot, St. Matthias is partnering with Lynch Creek Farms to sell high quality Christmas decor. The items ship for free directly to the purchaser. St. Matthias receives 15% of all sales. 

  • Holiday Candle Classes

    Edgewater Candles - 1050 W. Bryn Mawr Avenue

    Holiday Candle Classes are available throughout December.  Make your own custom holiday candles!



  • 33rd Annual International Small Print Show

    Chicago Printmakers Collaborative - 4912 N. Western Avenue

    The 33rd Annual International Small Print Exhibition & Holiday Sale 
    Grand opening party Dec 3 & 4, 11-7
    Preview Fri Dec 2, 12-5
    Extended hours Dec 6-21, 12-5 and by appointment!
    Over 70 artists, all styles, everything hand made and beautiful and unique! Find the perfect visual gift for all tastes, made by printmakers from all over the world!

  • Dovetail Holiday Market

    Dovetail Brewery - 1800 W Belle Plaine

    Dovetail has decked out their brewery and are ready to host more than a dozen artists and makers for their annual holiday market.  Grab a Holiday Bock or Glukriek and browse gifts for friends (or yourself).  Dimo's Pizza will be there too!


  • Annual Holiday Party

    Lillstreet Art Center - 4401 N. Ravenswood Avenue

    Join Lillstreet Art Center for Open Artist Studios, a holiday market, snacks, and drinks on Friday, December 2nd from 5-9pm.


  • Stollen Baking Demonstration

    DANK Haus - 4740 N. Western Avenue

    Head to the DANK for their December for a Kulturküche on Friday, December 9th, the class is guaranteed to add some sugar and start a new tradition to your holidays! What would the Christmas season be without the beloved Stollen?  It's one of Germany's favorite holiday treats and we are going to take all the mystery out so you can make it in your own kitchen.  Known as the Christstollen, Weihnachtsstollen or just Stollen, it’s a traditional German Christmas treat. 

  • Weihnachtsmarkt

    DANK Haus - 4740 N. Western Avenue

    Indoor holiday market with German-inspired Christmas shopping, Gluhwein, food, music and more on Saturday, December 10 from 11am - 6pm!

  • Ravenswood Light Up Nights

    Throughout Ravenswood

    Enjoy holiday lights, food & drink specials, carolers, tree lighting ceremony, "Best in Glow" competition and lots of good cheer! Friday, December 16 through Sunday, December 18 5 - 10 pm.

  • Open Haus Stammtisch: Christmas Party

    DANK Haus - 4740 N. Western Avenue

    Head to the DANK Haus on Friday, December 16 as they celebrate an early Weihnachten at the Haus! This is their annual Christmas party for our volunteers, friends and supporters, and the public alike! Cozy up beside the Christmas Tree with Glühwein, cookies and cakes and sing along with Christmas songs.  Guests are encouraged to bring a wrapped gift for our gift exchange. 

  • Winter Brunch with Chef Aram Reed

    KOVAL Distillery - 4241 N. Ravenswood Avenue

    Join KOVAL and Chef Aram Reed for a Saturday morning brunch event in the Tasting Room.  Enjoy a prix fixe menu of an appetizer, entree and dessert along with specially paired cocktail offerings on Saturday December 17 at 11 am. 




  • Menorah Lighting Ceremony

    Giddings Plaza - 4731 N Lincoln Avenue

    Chabad in Lincoln Square invites all to a celebration of joy and light for the entire community.  Join in for a free event featuring yummy holiday treats, music, entertainment, and festivities for the entire family on Sunday, December 18th at 3:30.

  • Holiday Cocktail Class

    KOVAL Distillery - 4241 N. Ravenswood Avenue

    Up your cocktail game this holiday season with intimate and hands-on instruction from the KOVAL team on Tuesday, December 20. Learn secrets to impressing your friends and family with unique and festive drinks perfect for any celebration!





  • KOVAL Hanukkah Party

    KOVAL Distillery - 4241 N. Ravenswood Avenue

    Join KOVAL for a Hanukkah party on Thursday, December 22 featuring live Klezmer Music, Mexican Jewish treats from Masa Madre and games of dreidel. We'll also feature a Hanukkah cocktail inspired by Sufganiyot - "Light up the Night" made with Amburana Rye, a raspberry butter wash and allspice syrup. Free to attend! 
  • New Year's Eve Cocktail Class

    KOVAL Distillery - 4241 N. Ravenswood Avenue

    Get ready to impress this New Year's Eve with unique, celebratory drinks that are sure to delight every palate. Up your cocktail game for large parties or intimate celebrations with hands-on instruction from the KOVAL team on Tuesday, December 27.

  • LSR Community Gift Card

    Help keep local dollars LOCAL with the new LSR Community Card!  Redeemable at businesses throughout participating businesses in Lincoln Square and Ravenswood, the Community Card allows you to give the gift of local this holiday season.

    How it Works.  Select the value of your LSR Community eGift Card. Choose your recipient (family, friends, team members) and send via email or text message. The recipient can use that value to make purchases at any participating locations!



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