Sidewalk Sale and "Let Loose on Lincoln" Festival

Winnetka Northfield Sidewalk Sale and Let Loose on Lincoln Street Festival.

Mark your calendars for Friday July 20th and Saturday July 21st and tell all your friends to do the same because The 2012 Sidewalk Sale is invading the streets of Northfield and Winnetka. Residents and non-residents of all ages are invited to take part in this cherished North Shore tradition that has spanned over four decades.  And new this year, in conjunction with The Winnetka Park District, “Let Loose on Lincoln,” a street festival that will take place on Saturday.


On Friday July 20th and Saturday July 21st, shop the hottest deals from 9 am until 5 pm in the Village of Northfield as well as the retail areas of Hubbard Woods, East Elm Street and West Elm Street in Winnetka.  Stroll around town for an hour or two, or make a day out of it.  Browse merchandise from your favorite local merchants and a variety of unique specialty vendors.  Various charity organizations and other professional services will also be in attendance at this year's sidewalk sale.  Save money on everything from gifts, jewelry, books, clothing, household goods, and more!


There will be an assortment of food venders for the public to enjoy.  Returning favorites include Little Lan’s and their delicious egg rolls and Chase’s Root Beer stand and their fantastic hot dogs.    

The Sidewalk Sale will also include a “Kid-entrepreneur” section in Hubbard Woods where local children manage their own booths selling hand crafted items such as duct tape wallets and friendship bracelets.


After shopping the Sidewalk Sale stop by Lincoln Avenue for “Let Loose on Lincoln,” a street-festival that will run on Saturday, July 21, 2pm to 8 pm.  The lively street fair atmosphere will feature a classic car show, live music, fresh grilled food, and a beer and wine tent.  Local bands will be performing on a stage set up on Lincoln Avenue from early afternoon until evening.  Don’t miss out on this fun-filled event!     


Special thanks to our sponsors: Grand Food Center, Illinois Bone and Joint Institute, Marian Michael, Material Possessions, Stormy's Tavern and Grille, The Whole Beauty Institute, The Winnetka Community House, and The Winnetka Wine Shop.

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