• 272 E. Deerpath, Suite 106 | Lake Forest, IL 60045 | 847.234.4282


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    Score some cool deals on these hot summer days at the annual citywide Lake Forest Sidewalk Sale!  Download our SHOPPING & DINING GUIDE (below) and be sure to visit the following participating merchants & eateries for values and to enter drawings to win wonderful gifts and services...


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    Spend $50 and enter to win $250 at the shops & eateries listed below!

    From July 20-22, the following LF/LB Chamber member businesses that are participating in Sidewalk Sale Days will give you an entry for every $50 you spend in their store.  You'll be entered to win $250 in Chamber checks redeemable at the wonderful shops and eateries in our towns. Winner will be announced on July 26.  Good luck!

    PLEASE NOTE: Only purchases at the Chamber member businesses listed below can be counted toward raffle entries. We thank them for their participation, civic involvement, and willingness to be a community partner!



  • Stop by shops & eateries for some TERRIFIC specials and bargains, including the following...


    • CHIEF'S PUB  |  502 N. Western Ave.  |  15% discount on the entire bill when the customer mentions "sidewalk sale" to the server. Valid 7/20-22 and only for dine-in customers. Cannot use with other discounts  MORE


    • CHOCOLATES BY BERNARD CALLEBAUT  |  825 S. Waukegan Rd.  |  Fine Portuguese Ceramic Plates/Containers/Mugs 50-75% off regular price ALL SUMMER  MORE


    • DENIM & SOUL (A Marcus Lemonis Company)  |  267 E. Westminster  |  Enjoy up to 80% off select merchandise.  MORE


    • FOREST BOOTERY  |  284 E. Market Square  |  50% off the lowest sale price on all clearance merchandise footwear, clothing and outerwear  MORE


    • THE FRESH MARKET  |  850 N. Western Ave.  |  Enjoy 20% wine case discount; earn $5 when you spend $25; Kids make their own "Oobleck"; root beer floats for $3  MORE


    • GIFTED  |  225 E. Deerpath (Oakwood side)  |  Daily specials, including 15% OFF your ENTIRE order of full-price items, excluding Mark McMahon products, July 20-22. (Not valid on previously purchased items)  MORE


    • THE INITIAL CHOICE |  226 E. Westminster  |  30-80% off summer apparel, blankie tails, fold-up totes and purses; great deals on Lake Forest shirts, a large selection of bags, banks and puppets, Flexfit baseball caps, select baby sweaters, blankets & blankies; AND free give-aways with purchase of $50 or more while supplies last!  MORE


    • J. MCLAUGHLIN  |  261 Market Square  |  Large amount of men's and women's clothes on sale for 50-70% off!  MORE


    • KIDDLES SPORTS  |  258 Market Square  |  Discounts of over 50% off on shoes and apparel. Used bikes at great prices  MORE


    • LAKE FOREST BOOK STORE  |  662 N. Western Ave.  |  Shop for an amazing selection of books, gifts, cards and toys - up to 50% off!  MORE


    • LAKE FOREST FLOWERS  |  546 N. Western Ave.  |  Selection of event and hone decor products at Sidewalk Sale pricing (Stop by between 9am - 5pm, but come early for the best selection!)   MORE


    • LAKE FOREST FRAME & DESIGN STUDIO  |  204 E. Westminster  |  Frames, mats and artwork available at unbelievable prices!  MORE


    • THE LAKE FOREST SHOP  |  265 E. Market Square  |  Designer clothes at fabulous prices for 3 days only!  MORE


    • LAKE FOREST TRUE VALUE HARDWARE, CARDS & GIFTS  |  825 S. Waukegan Rd.  |  Gift items, hardware and more at 50-75% off! (Stop in early for the best selection)  MORE


    • MAGDALENA EUROPEAN SPA  |  272 E. Deerpath  |  Top of the line physician exclusive lines (NeoCutis, SkinBetter Science, Avene, Glytone, Skineuticals, Latisse) at 15-20% discount July 20-22; and "buy 3 get 1 free" on selected services  MORE


    • MARKET HOUSE ON THE SQUARE  |  655 Forest Ave.  |  Tastings and wine shop pricing on some popular Roses will be offered from 11:30-5 on Thurs-Sat. Also on Saturday afternoon there will be tastings and pairings with light bites on the patio  MORE


    • MARKET HOUSE ON THE SQUARE & CENTERSTAGE IN LAKE FOREST  |  655 Forest Ave.  |  10% discount on the entire bill when the customer shows admission ticket for CENTERSTAGE IN LAKE FOREST'S summer musical, "Brigadoon".  Valid 7/21-30 on performance date listed on the ticket (a la carte dining only - not valid for private events)  MORE


    • MLG CHICAGO  |  181 E. Laurel Ave.  |  Sat. July 22nd from 11-4 all custom framed photo art from the Marcus Lemonis’ London Collection 50% off  MORE


    • THE MUSTARD SEED  |  202 E. Westminster  |  All women's and children's clothing 20% off along with more deals  MORE


    • SAUCED PIZZA  |  508 N. Western Ave.  |  Offering $2.00 Slices of the popular Hand Tossed Pizza and 20% off all carry-out orders when the guest mentions "Sidewalk Sale"  MORE




  • ... and come back to enjoy some GREAT summer happenings!


    Weekly Events:

    LAKE FOREST OPEN AIR MARKET | Every Saturday from 8 am to 1 pm through Oct. 7  INFO

    CONCERTS IN THE SQUARE  |  Every Thursday from 6:30-8:30 pm through July 27  INFO



    12            LAKE FOREST BOOK STORE |  Addie Gundry, Food Network Star & Cookbook Author  INFO

    13            RAGDALE  |  2017 Summer Performance Series - through Sept. 16  INFO

    19            THE GALLERY  |  Author Luncheon with Fiona Barton  INFO

    20            ANNUAL CAR SHOW IN THE SQUARE  |  "Generation & Classic Car Show"  INFO

    21            FOREST NEEDLE  |  Once-A-Month Petei Santa Needlepoint Class  INFO

    21-23       CENTERSTAGE IN LAKE FOREST  |  "Brigadoon" Performances at Gorton  INFO

    26            LAKE FOREST SYMPHONY  |  Salon Series "Adventures in India" at Gorton  INFO

    28-30       CENTERSTAGE IN LAKE FOREST  |  "Brigadoon" Performances at Gorton  INFO

    28-30       CITADEL THEATRE  |  "Romeo & Juliet" at Lake Forest Open Lands  INFO



    1-2           LAKE FOREST DAY CELEBRATION  |  Annual parade & carnival  INFO

    5-6           COMIC ADAPTATION OF SHAKESPEARE'S "TWELFTH NIGHT"  |  3 pm; free; Deerpath & Greenbay Park  |  CenterStage in Lake Forest

    11-13       CITADEL THEATRE  |  "Romeo & Juliet" at Woodlands Academy of the Sacred Heart  INFO

    19-20       COMIC ADAPTATION OF SHAKESPEARE'S "TWELFTH NIGHT"  |  3:00 pm; free; Grove Cultural Campus  |  CenterStage in Lake Forest

    26-27       COMIC ADAPTATION OF SHAKESPEARE'S "TWELFTH NIGHT"  |  3:00 pm; free; Townline Park  |  CenterStage in Lake Forest



    3-4           DEER PATH ART LEAGUE  |  63rd Annual "Art Fair on the Square"  INFO

    12-17       BMW GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP  |  Conway Farms  INFO

    14-17       LAKE FOREST LIBRARY BOOK SALE  |  Over 150,00 used books, CDs & DVDs at bargain prices  INFO‚Äč




  • Be sure to download our handy SHOPPING & DINING GUIDE for locator maps, parking info and listings of our wonderful shops and eateries (click HERE to download and view the guide).