An annual tradition returns to its charming, small-town setting when Long Grove Vintage Holidays preview on Thursday, November 14th with stores staying open until 7pm. Presented by the Historic Downtown Long Grove Business Association, timeless holiday happenings in Long Grove will give visitors authentic, shop small experiences. Festivities each weekend (Saturdays & Sundays through December 22nd) include complimentary horse-drawn sleigh rides, carolers, Victorian buildings trimmed in lights, and cobblestone walkways lined in luminaries, and special appearances by Santa.
The streets of downtown Long Grove come alive for the holidays beginning with horse-drawn sleigh starting Saturday, November 23rd. Thereafter, the sleigh rides will continue every Saturday and Sunday through December 22nd*. Kids of all ages may encounter Santa Claus walking through the village, and on occasion, they can also formally meet the Jolly Old Elf and have pictures taken at the Long Grove Visitor Center. Also helping set the festive mood each weekend will be holiday carolers.
Historic Downtown Long Grove is home to an assortment of unique restaurants and specialty shops that will be welcoming visitors throughout the holiday season. Many of the family-owned and operated, independent stores that the town is renowned for will be featuring one of a kind items and great experiences while shopping small and supporting local business.
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