Mt. Greenwood Holiday Stroll

Local shoppers enjoy last year’s Mt. Greenwood Holiday Stroll, and the seventh annual event will be held on Friday, Dec. 6, from 4 to 7 p.m. Nearly 30 businesses on Kedzie Avenue and 111th Street between Pulaski Road and Sacramento Avenue will offer holiday entertainment, activities for kids and adults, crafts, refreshments and surprises worthy of Christmas-morning excitement. The Holiday Stroll is a free event sponsored by the Mt. Greenwood Community and Business Association and participating businesses.

Get your holiday shopping list ready!

Families with children of all ages and shoppers looking to find that perfect gift are invited to the seventh annual Mt. Greenwood Holiday Stroll on Friday, Dec. 6, from 4 to 7 p.m., sponsored by the Mt. Greenwood Community and Business Association (MGCBA) and participating businesses.

Nearly 30 businesses on Kedzie Avenue and 111th Street between Pulaski Road and Sacramento Avenue will offer holiday entertainment, activities for kids and adults, crafts, refreshments and surprises worthy of Christmas-morning excitement. Admission is free.

Holiday stroll guests will get into the holiday spirit while enjoying a variety of entertainment and supporting the unique local businesses that support Mt. Greenwood. Everyone will enjoy listening to carolers and sampling holiday foods. The kids will especially like meeting popular movie characters and getting their picture taken with Santa.

Find a list of participating stores and activities (subject to change without notice) on the Mt. Greenwood Community and Business Association page on Facebook or at mgcba.org.

For more information, call Mary Gill, MGCBA executive director, at (773) 881-0622 or e-mail mgcba2013@gmail.com.

2019 Holiday Stroll

Mt. Greenwood Cleaners, 11117 S. Kedzie Ave.: Stop in for Christmas at the beach! We will have a S’mores Table with a balloon artist from 4-6 and face painter from 5-6!

A Relaxed You, 11121 S. Kedzie Ave.: Stop in for some Christmas cookies and a gift-certificate special.

Tata’s Pizza, 3019 W. 111th St.: Stop in for a delicious slice of pizza for $2.

Fat Tommy’s, 3031 W. 111th St.: Stop in for $2.50 hot dogs.

Barraco’s Pizza, 3047 W. 111th St.: 15 percent off your dinner bill (does not include alcohol). Make sure to say “Holiday Stroll” to receive your discount.

CIBC Bank, 3052 W. 111th St.: Stop in for ornament decorating and a hot chocolate bar with Frosty the Snowman!

Baron’s Shoes & MGCC/Marquette Bank, 3101 W. 111th St.: Stop in for a coloring contest with gift basket prizes. All kids 10 and under can choose a prize from our treasure chest!

Cutrone Barbershop, 3118 W. 111th St.: Stop in for a $5-off coupon and a candy cane!

Joseph’s Restaurant & Bar, 3123 W. 111th St.: $5 Holiday Martinis!

Big N Little Shoes, 3142 W. 111th St.: Stop in for a candy cane and get your holiday shoes while you are here!

Tuscher’s Sign Shop, 3143 W. 111th St.: Stop in for a $5 homemade Christmas sign!

Hillside Chatham Florist, 3144 W. 111th St.: Enter a drawing to win a poinsettia and a beautiful centerpiece.

Schools Are Us, 3146 W. 111th St.: Stop by to write a Christmas card to a soldier.

Shrader’s Goods, 3145 W. 111th St.: Stop in to guess how much candy is in Dina’s Candy Jar to win a $20 gift card! We have great gifts for Christmas, too!

Sprint, 3202 W. 111th St.: 25 percent off all accessories. Also, free IPad 7th Gen or Galaxy Tab with a plan subscription!

Dunkin Donuts, 3206 W. 111th St.: $.99 medium hot chocolate and $.99 medium hot coffee.

You Glow Girl, 3205 W. 111th St.: Stop in our Winter Wonderland for 20-percent off candles, $50 gift cards for $40, and enter a raffle for a blowout/spray tan!

19th Ward Office, 3207 W. 111th St.: Make reindeer food for Christmas Eve and visit the Jingle Bake Sale.

F45 Training, 3246 W. 111th St.: Stop by to see if you are on the naughty or nice list!

Garrity Travel, 3255 W. 111th St.: Stop for a Toy Story 4 extravaganza!

Griffin Studios, 3257 W. 111th St.: Stop in for your amazing Polar Express experience!

La Fiesta, 3333 W. 111th St.: Stop in for a free cup of coffee or hot chocolate. Get a $25 gift certificate for $20!

Wonderburger, 3333 W. 111th St.: Adults can stop by for a free tasting!

Mt. Greenwood Community and Business Association, 3342 W. 111th St.: Stop by to take a picture in our giant inflatable snow globe, visit our Money Tree and Else, Anna and Olaf!

St. Christina FSA, 3342 W. 111th St.: Stop by St. Christina Church to enjoy Christmas carols with our choir!

Chicago Lock Box, 3400 W. 111th St.: Write your letters to Santa here! State Farm will be passing out goodies, too!

Lunette’s Family Eye Care and Optical Boutique, 3402 W. 111th St.: Stop by for a visit with Santa!

Joyce Family Chiropractic & Wellness, 3440 W. 111th St.: Stop in for a visit with the Elf on the Shelf!

South Side Irish Imports, 3446 W. 111th St.: 15 percent off all regular-priced, in-stock Christmas merchandise.

Nicole Marie Salon and Lorenz & Sellis Reality Group, 3453 W. 111th St.: Stop in to visit with Baby Shark!

Face to Face Salon and Spa, 3502 W. 111th St.: The Grinch is here! We will also have tattoos, fun glitter and hair coloring for the kids!

The Plug T-Shirt Shop, 3652 W. 111th St.: Stop in to take a picture in our customized photo booth! Pick up some Christmas gifts, too!

Firewater Saloon, 3908 W. 111th St.: Stop in to decorate a gingerbread house! Also, get a free kids meal with the purchase of an adult meal. The DJ will play Christmas music, too!