Holiday Gift Guide

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CENTRAL STREET EVANSTON GIFT GUIDE

Light the way to your holidays on Central Street.
Show your support, shop on Central Street, and make an impact.
Our shops are filled with treasures, and our restaurants serve delicious food.   
When you invest your dollars at a local business, you are also investing in your local community. Whether you shop in person or online, you can find something for everyone on your holiday list this year. And, don't forget to visit one of our great restaurants after your day of shopping.

Also, check out our online holiday shop where you can see some of the items in our Gift Guide.

Thank you for your support. We appreciate you!
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GET READY FOR HANUKKAH!
This year's Festival of Lights takes place December 18-26. Celebrate with sweet treats, gifts, and menorahs.
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Allegro Dance Boutique | 2114 Central Street
Foodstuffs | 2106 Central Street 
Frolic & Detour | 1909 Central Street 
Gracies | 1939 Central Street
Hewn | 1733 Central Street
Maya Papaya & Tony Macarony | 1901 Central Street
Notice | 2112 Central Street 
Paper Source | 2100 Central Street
Raven & Dove | 1810 Central Street
Stella | 2116 Central Street

GIFTS & CLOTHING FOR KIDS
Who remembers getting a bike for Christmas? If you're looking for a bike, toys, books, or that special outfit for your kiddo, you can find it at one of our shops on Central.
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Beat Street Toys | 1804 Central Street
Mack’s Bike & Goods | 2536 Ewing Ave (½ a block south of Central Street)
Maya Papaya & Tony Macarony | 1901 Central Street
Notice | 2112 Central Street 
Page 1 Books | 1801 Central Street
Paper Source | 2100 Central Street
Sew On Central I 1937 Central Street

GIFTS FOR THE HOME ENTHUSIAST
Gift a treasure from around the globe, a unique vintage find, or a beautiful bouquet of flowers. Visit our galleries and shops on the list.
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Four Finches | 2016 Central Street
Frolic & Detour | 1909 Central Street 
Gallery 1925 | 1925 Central Street
MilleFiori Florist | 1943 Central Street
Prairie Avenue Gallery | 2601 Prairie Avenue
Prairie Joe’s West | 2608 Prairie Avenue
Preston’s Flowers | 1726 Central Street
Raven & Dove | 1810 Central Street
Sew On Central I 1937 Central Street

GIFTS FOR SWEET TOOTHS & COFFEE LOVERS
No holiday celebration would be complete without sweets, baked goods, and coffee. Visit Central Street for specialty chocolates, cookies, ice cream cakes, and fresh-roasted coffee beans.
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Backlot Coffee | 2006 Central Street
Beth’s Little Bake Shop | 1814 Central Street
Foodstuffs Gourmet | 2106 Central Street 
Great Harvest Bread Co. | 2126 Central Street
Hartigan’s Ice Cream Shoppe | 2909 Central Street
Hewn Bakery | 1733 Central Street
Leonida’s Chocolate Cafe | 1907 Central Street
Tag’s Bakery | 2010 Central Street

GIFTS FOR THE FITNESS AND WELLNESS LOVER
Do you know someone who's looking to get fit and healthy in the new year? Treat them to dance accessories, a bike, a class pass, and then send them to our natural health shops for all their wellness needs.
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Allegro Dance Boutique | 2114 Central Street
FitBox 45 | 2510 Green Bay Road (youth and adult boxing classes)
Heaven Meets Earth Yoga | 2746 Central Street 
Mack’s Bike & Goods | 2536 Ewing (½ a block south of Central Street)
MassageFit | 2740 Central Street
Orange Theory Fitness | 2800 Central Street
Pilates Central Wellness | 1713 Central Street
Sona Fitness | 3008 Central Street, Suite 205
The Evanston School of Ballet | 1933 Central Street
The Yoga Post | 1937 Central Street

HEALTH AND BEAUTY GIFTS
From healthy smoothies to beauty products for your skin, lotions and potions, vitamins and herbal teas, you'll find it on Central Street!
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Blended Health & Smoothie Bar | 2002 Central Street
Heaven Meets Earth Yoga | 2746 Central Street
Shower Blooms | 1917 Central Street
Walsh Natural Health | 2116 Central Street

GIFTS FOR COOKS & FOODIES
From specialty beer and wine to oils and spices, to cookbooks, and foodstuffs, stop by Central Street and find everything you need...including the apron!
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Beer on Central | 1930 Central Street
Foodstuffs | 2106 Central Street 
Hewn Bakery | 1733 Central Street
Lush Food & Drink | 2022 Central Street
Old Town Oil | 1924 Central Street
Page 1 Books | 1801 Central Street
The Spice House | 1941 Central Street
Vinissimo Wine Shop | 2120 Central Street

GIFT AN EXPERIENCE
Do you have an adventurer or explorer on your list? Gift them an escape room or museum visit,
or treat them to music, art, dance, or sewing classes.
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Evanston Art Center | 1717 Central Street
Lock Chicago Escape Room | 2510 Green Bay Road
Music Conservatory of Illinois | 2809 Central Street 
Sew Design Studio | 2608 Green Bay Road
Sew On Central | 1937 Central Street

WOMEN’S FASHION & GIFTS
There's no shortage of women's clothing boutiques and accessories on Central Street.
You'll find hats, scarves, PJs, dresses, tops, jewelry and more.
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Gracie’s | 1939 Central Street
Lois & Company | 2014 Central Street
Notice | 2112 Central Street
Raven & Dove | 1810 Central Street
Stella | 2116 Central Street
Then again… | 2016 Central Street

EVANSTON GIFT CARD
Not sure what to get? Give the gift of choice with an Evanston Gift Card
This digital gift card can be used at 70 businesses throughout Evanston.