The Magic of Vintage Holidays Season Returns to Historic Long Grove Starting Nov. 19

  • Enjoy vintage carolers and more at Long Grove Vintage HolidaysGrimaldi Public Relations

    Enjoy vintage carolers and more at Long Grove Vintage HolidaysGrimaldi Public Relations

Updated 11/4/2021 9:54 AM

Historic downtown Long Grove invites holiday shoppers to rediscover the magic of the holiday season. The annual Long Grove Vintage Holidays campaign is a tribute to the classic small town holiday market experience - quaint shops, old-world charms, and family memories. On Nov. 19, Long Grove officially transitions into holiday mode when its famous single lane covered bridge and village merchants flip on the holiday lights. Organized by the Historic Downtown Long Grove Business Association, Vintage Holidays 2021 will feature:

• Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides: Starting Nov. 20, and continuing every weekend through Dec. 19, groups of family and friends can get in the holiday spirit with vintage carriage rides throughout historic downtown Long Grove. Registration will be required (no walk-ins) and available through


• Merchant Open Houses and Promos: Merchants throughout historic downtown Long Grove marketplace will feature holiday décor, sales, and specials on merchandise, food, drinks and more throughout the Vintage Holidays campaign. Beginning Nov. 26 and running through Dec. 19, anyone who spends $150 before tax/tip at any of the downtown merchants will receive a free gift from the Long Grove Visitors Center (Maximum of four gifts per person, receipts must date between Nov. 26 and Dec. 19. While supplies last).

• Strolling Holiday Caroling and Santa: Visitors who wander the downtown Long Grove marketplace during Vintage Holidays will not only enjoy the sights of the historic district holiday lights and decorations but the sounds of the holiday season too as strolling vintage-costumed holiday carolers set the tone. Additionally, on select weekends Nov. 20 through Dec. 19, special visits by Santa Claus himself will help put holiday smiles on all kids young and young at heart. is the comprehensive resource to discover additional holiday activities and details as well as all of the merchants in historic downtown Long Grove. Visitors will find pages devoted to each business including a description of products or services, contact information, hours of operation, websites and social media links. #LovinLongGrove.

Location: 308 Old McHenry Road, Long Grove, IL 60047


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