Shop, Eat, and Be Creative & Be Well in the Arts District

Sizzling Summer Sidewalk Soiree

Join us on Saturday, July 20, for our Sizzling Summer Sidewalk Soiree. Enjoy a day filled with specials, events, pop-up shops, and activities at participating businesses throughout the Arts District at participating businesses from 11am-5pm.

Shop – Discover unique items and artworks as you explore our eclectic galleries and boutiques.

    • G&G Home  – 327 Harrison – Summer Refresh! Enjoy 10% that day only for people coming into this brand new lifestyle home shop @G&GHome
    • Laura Maychruk Real Estate –  911 S. Lombard – Stop by for an Open House @MaychrukRealEstate featuring a Pop-UP Shop Artist @AlexNCrafts
    • Purple Sun Arts – 142 Harrison – Channel Creativity and Beauty inside this immersive art space + check out the following artists’ works will be on display: Sandra Dee; Greeting Cards by; Stained glass by Therese. @PurpleSunArt
    • Studio 144 Boutique – 144 Harrison – Christmas in July Sale.  Restock and refresh your favorite Avon fragrance, skincare and bath and body product. @Studio144Boutique

Be Creative & Be Well – Participate in artistic workshops or indulge in relaxing wellness treatments at our local salons and health spaces.

    • Dancing Krow Studio and Art Gallery – 43 Harrison – Over 20 artists on display! Stop by to meet the artists and see various types of art including paintings, photography, jewelry, glass works, mixed media, and more! @DancingKrow
    • Dye Hard Yarns–   210 Harrison  – It’s the kickoff to the Yarn Crawl. Stop by and get everything you need to get started on your next project. @DyeHardYarns
    • Elevate Creative – Mid-Summer glow up time @Elevate_oakpark Purchase bronzed box sunless tanner – receive a FREE shea butter tube of your choice, a $15 value! Purchase a Bronzed Box and any body scrub, receive a FREE shea butter pump of your choice, a $30 value. Learn more. 
    • Fat Cat Art Gallery – 19 S. Harrison – Sidewalk Art sale + Gallery Show from 5-9pm on 07.20.2024.  Our monthly show is named: Red Hot and Blue featuring 4 artists’ work. @FatCatArtGallery
    • Fifty First Street – Parent + Child Workshop Make your own Farmer’s Market Bag summer produce as your stamp @Fiftyfirststreet. The drop-in open to any/all ages that are old enough to hold some veggies from 12:00-1:30pm. Learn more + get a ticket in advance! 

Eat – Kick back with awesome food and drink deals, inside or out on the patios, at cool spots all along Harrison Street!

  • Happy Apple Pie – 226 Harrison. Enjoy delicious slices of pie with ice cream and check out artwork from pop-up vendor @KoolKarmaBracelets. Get it while it lasts! @HappyApplePieShop 
  • Publican Quality Bread Check out the Great Smokeout @gregwadebakes of Publican quality Bread and Chris Miller of Big Star & Dobe’s Luncheonette are teaming up to create an array of delicious food specials on the patio at @publicanqualitybread beginning at 12pm.
  • Taco Mucho Swing by your neighborhood taqueria @Tacomucho_OP for a blast of flavor and fun! Pair your favorite taco with a Watermelon Paloma cocktail that’s as refreshing as it is delicious + shop at the jewelry pop up @
  • Trattoria 225 Indulge in rustic Italian dining featuring wood-fired pizza, perfectly paired with delicious summer cocktails. Enjoy a taste of Italy right in the Arts District  @Trattoria225
  • Buzz Cafe by Kribi Coffee The back patio is open! Check it out while enjoying artisanal coffees and delectable meals @TheBuzzCafeOP
  • Mora Asian Kitchen Cool off with an eclectic medley of modern asian cuisine and delectable sushi outside on the patio or at the indoor restaurant space and bar @MoraAsianFusion

Whether you’re shopping, dining, or just soaking in the local culture, our Sizzling Summer Sidewalk is a perfect opportunity to explore the Oak Park Arts District! Visit pages of the shops and businesses for more information.