We have an eclectic group of businesses in the Oak Park Arts District. We’ve got Art Galleries & Studios, Restaurants and Robots, Pet Services and Social Services, and much more. Our community is growing by leaps and bounds and this is reflected in our thriving business community.

Check out some of our upcoming events

december, 2018

01dec9:00 amFresh Baked BreadOn Saturday mornings at Rare Bird Preserves

01dec11:00 am5:00 pmShop!At Studio 144 Boutique

01dec1:00 pm6:00 pmRESONANCEPaintings by Janice Elkins & Sculptures by Gina Lee Robbins at Gallery PINK

01dec2:00 pm5:00 pmHoliday Extravaganzas at Bead in HandDrop in to make one of a kind snowflakes!

01dec9:00 pmLive Music in the Live RoomEvery Saturday Night at DKT

02dec10:00 am2:00 pmNFL BrunchSundays at DKT

02dec11:00 am5:00 pmShop!At Studio 144 Boutique

02dec1:00 pm6:00 pmRESONANCEPaintings by Janice Elkins & Sculptures by Gina Lee Robbins at Gallery PINK

02dec3:00 pm3:45 pmStorytime Yoga (ages 2-4)Nature Yoga Sanctuary

03dec2:00 pm5:00 pmHappy Hour!Monday - Thursday at District Kitchen & Tap, 2 - 5 pm

04dec11:00 am7:00 pmTurn It Up Tuesday!50% off All Furniture at The Brown Elephant

04dec2:00 pm5:00 pmHappy Hour!Monday - Thursday at District Kitchen & Tap, 2 - 5 pm

04dec5:00 pm8:00 pmOpen HouseAt L'Institut français d'Oak Park

04dec7:30 pmFree Team Trivia NightAt District Kitchen & Tap

05dec2:00 pm5:00 pmHappy Hour!Monday - Thursday at District Kitchen & Tap, 2 - 5 pm

06dec11:00 am7:00 pmThrifty Thursdays $5 pieces of clothing for $25 at The Brown Elephant

06dec2:00 pm5:00 pmHappy Hour!Monday - Thursday at District Kitchen & Tap, 2 - 5 pm

06dec6:00 pm9:00 pmKhanike NightAt Buzz Cafe

07dec2:00 pm6:00 pmHoliday Extravaganzas at Bead in HandDrop in to make one of a kind snowflakes!

07dec5:00 pm9:00 pmBurgers, Beers and BandsAt Buzz Cafe

07dec5:00 pm9:00 pmHoliday BoutiqueAt Expressions Graphics

08dec9:00 amFresh Baked BreadOn Saturday mornings at Rare Bird Preserves

08dec10:30 am5:00 pmHoliday Brunch & Shopping SoireeAt The Birth Boutique

08dec12:00 pm1:00 pmVegan Cookie Swap & Happy HourAt Nature Yoga Sanctuary

08dec1:00 pm6:00 pmRESONANCEPaintings by Janice Elkins & Sculptures by Gina Lee Robbins at Gallery PINK

08dec2:00 pm5:00 pmHoliday Extravaganzas at Bead in HandDrop in to make one of a kind snowflakes!

08dec5:00 pm9:00 pmBurgers, Beers and BandsAt Buzz Cafe

08dec6:00 pm10:00 pmBlack Moon Gallery Presentsa Dan Vapid, Jeff Pezzati & Little Dave Merriman Acoustic Show

08dec9:00 pmLive Music in the Live RoomEvery Saturday Night at DKT

09dec10:00 am2:00 pmNFL BrunchSundays at DKT

09dec1:00 pm6:00 pmRESONANCEPaintings by Janice Elkins & Sculptures by Gina Lee Robbins at Gallery PINK

10dec2:00 pm5:00 pmHappy Hour!Monday - Thursday at District Kitchen & Tap, 2 - 5 pm

10dec7:00 pm9:00 pmThe Traveling MollysOpen Mic Night with Al DeGenova and Nina Corwin at Buzz Cafe

10dec7:00 pm9:00 pmEat for a Happy Gut!With Oak Park Fitness Trainer

11dec11:00 am7:00 pmTurn It Up Tuesday!50% off All Furniture at The Brown Elephant

11dec2:00 pm5:00 pmHappy Hour!Monday - Thursday at District Kitchen & Tap, 2 - 5 pm

11dec7:30 pmFree Team Trivia NightAt District Kitchen & Tap

12dec2:00 pm5:00 pmHappy Hour!Monday - Thursday at District Kitchen & Tap, 2 - 5 pm

13dec11:00 am7:00 pmThrifty Thursdays $5 pieces of clothing for $25 at The Brown Elephant

13dec2:00 pm5:00 pmHappy Hour!Monday - Thursday at District Kitchen & Tap, 2 - 5 pm

14dec2:00 pm6:00 pmHoliday Extravaganzas at Bead in HandDrop in to make one of a kind snowflakes!

14dec4:00 pm6:00 pmCarve Your Own Festive StampAt Expressions Graphics

14dec4:00 pm6:00 pmChristmas CardsAt Expressions Graphics

14dec5:00 pm9:00 pmLocal Artist SpotlightAt Buzz Cafe

14dec5:00 pm9:00 pmBurgers, Beers and BandsAt Buzz Cafe

14dec6:00 pm9:00 pmHoliday SoireeFriends Night Out at Elevate Hair & Beauty Boutique!

15dec9:00 amFresh Baked BreadOn Saturday mornings at Rare Bird Preserves

15dec10:30 am1:00 pmUnwind Your MindAt Kadampa Meditation Center Chicago

15dec12:00 pm4:00 pmJacocalo Design Pops UpAt Studio 144 Boutique

15dec1:00 pm6:00 pmRESONANCEPaintings by Janice Elkins & Sculptures by Gina Lee Robbins at Gallery PINK

15dec1:30 pmMeet, Eat and Get 50% off Zepter CookwareAt Eastgate Cafe

15dec2:00 pm5:00 pmHoliday Extravaganzas at Bead in HandDrop in to make one of a kind snowflakes!

15dec2:00 pmListen to the MusicAt an Oak Park String Academy Benefit Concert!

15dec5:00 pm9:00 pmBurgers, Beers and BandsAt Buzz Cafe

15dec9:00 pmLive Music in the Live RoomEvery Saturday Night at DKT

16dec10:00 am2:00 pmNFL BrunchSundays at DKT

16dec1:00 pm4:00 pmWinter Holiday Cookie WorkshopAt Rare Bird Preserves

16dec2:00 pmArtists & Friends Holiday GatheringAt Dancing Krow Gallery & Social Club

16dec7:00 pm8:30 pmMeditation & Gentle YogaAt Nature Yoga Sanctuary

17dec2:00 pm5:00 pmHappy Hour!Monday - Thursday at District Kitchen & Tap, 2 - 5 pm

18dec11:00 am7:00 pmTurn It Up Tuesday!50% off All Furniture at The Brown Elephant

18dec12:00 pm6:00 pmAspire to InspireThe first annual toy drive at Buzz Cafe

18dec2:00 pm5:00 pmHappy Hour!Monday - Thursday at District Kitchen & Tap, 2 - 5 pm

18dec7:30 pmFree Team Trivia NightAt District Kitchen & Tap

19dec10:00 am4:00 pmAspire to InspireThe first annual toy drive at Buzz Cafe

19dec2:00 pm5:00 pmHappy Hour!Monday - Thursday at District Kitchen & Tap, 2 - 5 pm

20dec11:00 am7:00 pmThrifty Thursdays $5 pieces of clothing for $25 at The Brown Elephant

20dec2:00 pm5:00 pmHappy Hour!Monday - Thursday at District Kitchen & Tap, 2 - 5 pm

21dec2:00 pm6:00 pmHoliday Extravaganzas at Bead in HandDrop in to make one of a kind snowflakes!

21dec5:00 pm9:00 pmBurgers, Beers and BandsAt Buzz Cafe

22dec2:00 pm5:00 pmHoliday Extravaganzas at Bead in HandDrop in to make one of a kind snowflakes!

22dec5:00 pm9:00 pmBurgers, Beers and BandsAt Buzz Cafe

22dec9:00 pmLive Music in the Live RoomEvery Saturday Night at DKT

23dec10:00 am2:00 pmNFL BrunchSundays at DKT

24dec11:00 am2:00 pmA Merry DKT Xmas EveEnjoy half off the menu at all the Scratch locations

24dec2:00 pm5:00 pmHappy Hour!Monday - Thursday at District Kitchen & Tap, 2 - 5 pm

25dec11:00 am7:00 pmTurn It Up Tuesday!50% off All Furniture at The Brown Elephant

25dec2:00 pm5:00 pmHappy Hour!Monday - Thursday at District Kitchen & Tap, 2 - 5 pm

25dec7:30 pmFree Team Trivia NightAt District Kitchen & Tap

26dec2:00 pm5:00 pmHappy Hour!Monday - Thursday at District Kitchen & Tap, 2 - 5 pm

27dec11:00 am7:00 pmThrifty Thursdays $5 pieces of clothing for $25 at The Brown Elephant

27dec2:00 pm5:00 pmHappy Hour!Monday - Thursday at District Kitchen & Tap, 2 - 5 pm

27dec2:00 pm6:00 pmWinter Break Fun at Bead in HandDrop in to make a snowflake or bracelet!

28dec2:00 pm6:00 pmWinter Break Fun at Bead in HandDrop in to make a snowflake or bracelet!

28dec2:00 pm6:00 pmHoliday Extravaganzas at Bead in HandDrop in to make one of a kind snowflakes!

28dec5:00 pm9:00 pmBurgers, Beers and BandsAt Buzz Cafe

28dec9:00 pmJoak ParkLive Comedy in the Live Room at DKT

29dec2:00 pm6:00 pmWinter Break Fun at Bead in HandDrop in to make a snowflake or bracelet!

29dec2:00 pm5:00 pmHoliday Extravaganzas at Bead in HandDrop in to make one of a kind snowflakes!

29dec5:00 pm9:00 pmBurgers, Beers and BandsAt Buzz Cafe

29dec9:00 pmLive Music in the Live RoomEvery Saturday Night at DKT

30dec10:00 am2:00 pmNFL BrunchSundays at DKT

31dec2:00 pm5:00 pmHappy Hour!Monday - Thursday at District Kitchen & Tap, 2 - 5 pm

31dec01janPrayers of Compassion for the New YearAt Kadampa Meditation Center Chicago


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Albums sold at Val's Halla

What our Visitors Say

They are doing a great job making this a stronger community for the arts.- Anna Todaro
We love living here. We've been here almost a year and want to stay.- Mike Squires
Great district to have our Agency. Thank you for all your support!- Greg Kocko

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