Clarendon Hills Chamber of Commerce 65th Anniversary Christmas Walk

Jacqueline M. Sander

Jacqueline M. Sander

Jacqueline Sander is the Executive Director & Partner of The Birches Assisted Living. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Public Health with an emphasis in Health Administration from NIU, which helped her skillfully guide The Birches community through the extreme times of the pandemic. Jacqueline is passionate about keeping up with various industry trends, advocating for and applying best practices in senior living as an active LeadingAge Assisted Living Cabinet member. She values providing an atmosphere of growth and opportunity for all individuals regardless of age or ability, being a preferred provider of quality care, and putting The Birches at the forefront of industry trends. She is proud of helping The Birches become the first certified Montessori Inspired Lifestyle community in Illinois and being an active Chamber Board Member to support small businesses and help them thrive.

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This year, Birches Assisted Living and Memory Care is a proud Elf Sponsor of the Christmas Walk & Holiday Market!

The Birches Elves are helping the Clarendon Hills Chamber of Commerce get ready for their 65th Anniversary Christmas Walk Friday, December 3rd, by creating Chamber coupon gift bags for guests!

Stop by the Christmas Walk & Holiday Market between 5-9 pm tomorrow and soak in the holiday spirit (or whatever you’d like to say!)

The 65th Anniversary Christmas Walk & Holiday Market kicks off with Local Merchant Shopping beginning at 5 pm and the Tree lighting at 6 pm in front of Village Hall.

Enjoy all that the Christmas Walk & Holiday Market have to offer, including strolling carolers, horse-drawn carriage rides, roasted chestnuts, refreshments, a visit with Santa, photo-ops with the Grinch & Scrooge, 65 years of history displayed by the Clarendon Hills Historical Society, and of course - Holiday Shopping!

Schedule of Events and Features

5:00 pm Outdoor Holiday Market Opens

Local Merchants and the Outdoor Holiday Market with Vendors in heated tents Open at 5pm for Your Holiday Shopping!

6:00 pm: Tree Lighting Ceremony at the Village Hall

Our Traditional Christmas Walk begins with the annual Tree Lighting in front of Village Hall at 6 pm. Holiday Harmony Strolling Carolers create the perfect backdrop for your holiday shopping experience.

6:30 - 8:30 pm: Visit Santa

Head to the Village Triangle to see Santa and bring your camera to take photos! Santa arrives at 6:30 pm and will pack up and head back to the North Pole at 8:30 pm.

6:00 - 9:00 pm: Clarendon Hills Historical Society Presents: Clarendon Hills Christmas Past (2 S Prospect Ave)

The Clarendon Hills Historical Society & Mike McCurry Group have a special Christmas Carol Themed Feature you want to be sure to see!

7:00 - 9:00 pm: Horse Drawn Carriage Rides

Horse-drawn carriage rides are available at two locations, both North & South of the tracks, with loading by Village Hall and 200 Park Avenue.

Take Your Photo With the Grinch and Scrooge!

Find the Grinch North of the tracks and Scrooge South of the tracks for a fun photo op! Be on the lookout for the Windy City Ghostbusters as they scour the town looking for the ghosts of Christmas past, present, and future.

Enjoy Holiday Music by the Holiday Harmony Strolling Carolers

Enjoy holiday music by the Holiday Harmony Strolling Carolers as you shop, sip, and dine your way through Downtown Clarendon Hills.

Enjoy Holiday Favorite Flavors of the Holiday Season

Visit our Christmas Walk and Holiday Market Vendors for Roasted Chestnuts, Hot Mulled Cider, Hot Chocolate, and more!

Join Us in beautiful Downtown Clarendon Hills for an evening filled with holiday spirit.

https://www.clarendonhillschamber.com/2021-christmas-walk