Membership Options

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.


Every Membership Includes

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.


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.

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.

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.


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. OR ZELLE to 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

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.