Free holiday trolley for shoppers on Dec. 4 in Six Corners, Jefferson Park; Santa visits, outdoor block party, holiday market among scheduled activities
The Six Corners Association will host a Northwest Side holiday trolley from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4, that will include stops in the Six Corners, Jefferson Park, Pulaski-Elston, Old Irving Park and Austin-Irving commercial areas.
The event will include a Santa visits, carolers, raffle prizes, more than 30 participating businesses and an after-party with holiday music and an ugly sweater contest, which will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. at the MCM Pub, 3906 N. Cicero Ave.
In addition, the Jefferson Park Sunday Market Group will be hosting vendors selling a variety of gifts starting at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 4, inside Third Place Chicago, 4651 N. Milwaukee Ave., across from Wilson Park. The vendors will include Usborne Books, Pappardelle’s Pasta and Feather Flows.
Also on Dec. 4, Ix-Chel Gelato at 4968 N. Milwaukee Ave. will host a Santa visit with goodie bags for kids from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m., sponsored by the Jefferson Park Neighborhood Association. The shop also will be offering free treats for all visitors and caroling from noon to 5 p.m.
Also, “Our Knock-off Chris Kindle Market” block party from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. outside of the Printer’s Row Brewing, 4801 N. Austin Ave. Vendors will include Chicago Honey Truck, Flor Seca Flowers, Star Farms and Zeitlin’s Delicatessen. The block party also will feature a visit from Santa, live music and Printer Row’s “Christmas Ale Mistletoe Mustache.” Nearby participants include Delightful Pastries, 5927 W. Lawrence Ave., and Catalina Plant Co., 5920 W. Lawrence Ave.
There also will be a Santa visit from noon to 3 p.m. at Community, 4038 N. Milwaukee Ave.
The trolley’s co-sponsors are the association, Jefferson Park Chamber of Commerce, Pulaski Elston Business Association, Austin-Irving Business District, Jefferson Park Forward, Old Irving Park Association, Alderman Samatha Nugent (39th), state Representative Lindsey LaPointe (D-19) and state Senator Robert Martwick (D-10).
For more information on the trolley’s routes, visit www.sixcorners.com or the association’s Facebook page.