Shoppers, get ready to hit the sidewalks of downtown Evanston and Main-Dempster Mile! Independent retailers and national chains will be ready to offer deals on the sidewalks of both districts. Find great deals on apparel, shoes, books, one-of-a-kind accessories, home goods and decorative arts. downtownevanston.org
Live Music Entertainment
On Saturday, July 29, Downtown Evanston and Main-Dempster Mile are providing fun, free entertainment throughout the weekend.
Free Pedicab Rides
Catch a free ride on a pedicab on Saturday, July 29 from 11am to 3pm special thanks to First Bank & Trust. Pedi-cabs will take shoppers from downtown Evanston to Main St. and Dempster St., making stops in each district (see below). The pedicabs are first come, first serve and do not have specific pick-up or drop-off times.
- Church St. and Maple Ave. across from Terra & Vine
- Chicago Ave. and Grove St. at Raymond Park
- Dempster & Chicago Ave. near Stumble & Relish
- Chicago Ave. and Kedzie St. outside of Hoosier Mama
The Sidewalk Sale is accessible via public transit. To get to downtown Evanston take the CTA Purple Line “el” to Davis or the Metra to the Davis stop, to get to Main-Dempster Mile take the CTA Purple Line “el” to Dempster or Main or the Metra to the Main stop. Or, try out Divvy bikes to get you from downtown to Main and Dempster. Divvy stations are listed at divvybikes.com/Evanston.