The Oak Park Arts District Business Association is buzzing with activity all year long. We’re looking forward to having your business join us in this lovely corner of Oak Park. We are a not-for-profit organization with membership open to all commercial enterprises on Harrison Street between Austin Boulevard and Ridgeland Avenue. Join us today.

Regular Membership

$150.00per year
  • Weekly newsletter for OPADBA members–OPADBA members receive a weekly newsletter with information about upcoming meetings, special events, deadlines, community news and links to other activities of interest to the district.
  • Listing on the OPAD website–Each member business is listed on our website with basic information and a link to their own website or Facebook pages.
  • Social Media–We have Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram pages which we use to actively promote events and businesses. Too busy to promote your business? Let us help.
  • Monthly E-Newsletter–A special e-newsletter is sent at the beginning of each month to almost 3,000 subscribers. Members are encouraged to promote their business or special events.
  • Third Friday E-Newsletter–Many businesses and galleries hold special events and stay open later on the 3rd Friday of each month. This newsletter is about those events and goes out the Monday before the Third Friday.
  • OPADBA Member Meetings–General membership meetings are held the first Monday of the month at 10 a.m. We meet at different businesses, giving us a chance to visit some places we may not normally get. Meet your neighbors and discuss local topics.
  • Regular members receive all benefits of membership. Please consider renewing at a higher level if you are able.

Non-Profit Membership

$50.00per year
  • Weekly newsletter for OPADBA members–OPADBA members receive a weekly newsletter with information about upcoming meetings, special events, deadlines, community news and links to other activities of interest to the district.
  • Listing on the OPAD website–Each member business is listed on our website with basic information and a link to their own website or Facebook pages.
  • Social Media–We have Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram pages which we actively use to actively use to promote events and businesses. Too busy to promote your business? Let us help.
  • Monthly E-Newsletter–A special e-newsletter is sent at the beginning of each month to almost 3,000 subscribers. Members are encouraged to promote their business or special events.
  • Third Friday E-Newsletter–Many businesses and galleries hold special events and stay open later on the 3rd Friday of each month. This newsletter is about those events and goes out the Monday before the Third Friday.
  • OPADBA Member Meetings–General membership meetings are held the first Monday of the month at 10 a.m. We meet at different businesses, giving us a chance to visit some places we may not normally get. Meet your neighbors and discuss local topics.
  • Nonprofit members receive all benefits of membership.

Sustaining Membership

$200.00per year
  • Weekly newsletter for OPADBA members–OPADBA members receive a weekly newsletter with information about upcoming meetings, special events, deadlines, community news and links to other activities of interest to the district.
  • Listing on the OPAD website–Each member business is listed on our website with basic information and a link to their own website or Facebook pages.
  • Social Media–We have Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram pages which we actively use to actively use to promote events and businesses. Too busy to promote your business? Let us help.
  • Monthly E-Newsletter–A special e-newsletter is sent at the beginning of each month to almost 3,000 subscribers. Members are encouraged to promote their business or special events.
  • Third Friday E-Newsletter–Many businesses and galleries hold special events and stay open later on the 3rd Friday of each month. This newsletter is about those events and goes out the Monday before the Third Friday.
  • OPADBA Member Meetings–General membership meetings are held the first Monday of the month at 10 a.m. We meet at different businesses, giving us a chance to visit some places we may not normally get. Meet your neighbors and discuss local topics.
  • Sustaining members support OPADBA with a greater financial investment. They receive all benefits of membership and are also eligible for placing a banner ad on the website. Email info@oakparkartsdistrict.com for more information.

OPADBA Sustaining Membership: Select your amount



Join the Oak Park Arts District Business Association

Connect with other business owners in the neighborhood.

General membership meetings are held the first Monday of the month at
10 a.m. We meet at different businesses, giving us a chance to visit some places we may not normally get. We use these meetings to discuss marketing strategies and network.

Promote your business

A special e-newsletter is sent at the beginning of each month to almost 3,000 subscribers. Members are encouraged to promote their business or special events in this newsletter. Sustaining members even receive banner ads on our website.

Stay informed of special events and opportunities

Every Thursday evening OPADBA members receive a newsletter with
information about upcoming meetings, special events, deadlines, community news and links to other activities of interest to the district.

Stay informed of Village actions and policies that affect the area

OPADBA maintains membership with the Chamber of Commerce and Visit Oak Park, allowing for up-to-date information and promotion of our district-sponsored events through these venues. We also have booths at A Day in Our Village and Art dans la Rue.

Advocate for local small businesses

Advocate for the needs of small businesses in the area. As a member of the Oak Park Arts District Business Association you’ll be part of a group of local businesses with similar concerns. Your voice is louder when it’s part of a group. Add your voice to ours.

Give back to your local community

By supporting your local business district, you enable your own business to have a further reach and bring more business to the area.

Questions?

How do I become a Member?

Choose the membership that fits your business–Regular, Nonprofit, or Sustaining. click HERE to fill out an application. Finalize your membership by clicking PAY NOW under the level you’ve selected above.

How can I pay?

To join or renew your membership simply pay the appropriate membership dues. Select the PAY NOW button to pay by credit card, or send a check to OPADBA, P.O. Box 4441, Oak Park, IL  60304. When paying by credit card, your membership is auto-renewable.

Why is the credit card option auto-renewable?

We’re using a “subscription” option with PayPal that will automatically renew your membership by January 5 the following year. It’s new to us too, so please send all questions to info@oakparkartsdistrict.com.

What’s the deadline for renewing?

Membership dues must be paid by January 30 to continue receiving the OPAD Weekly News.  You can reinstate this and other benefits with the payment of dues at any time.

How do I submit changes for my Business Information?

Click HERE to submit changes to the information we currently have for your business.

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