As you start planning your holiday season, you may want to put a few local events on your calendar. Sycamore is a pretty lively town, so there are plenty to choose from. Here are some of the top holiday events our Sycamore real estate agents know will help you get in the holiday spirit.
- Shop Small Crawl: Locations Throughout DeKalb County
Shop Small Crawl is a lovely opportunity to support local businesses with your gift and holiday purchases. The event is scheduled for November 25th - 28th this year.
Businesses throughout DeKalb County, including many in Sycamore, will have punch cards to hand out. Take a punch card with you from business to business, earning punches as you shop. Those who turn in a completed punch card will be entered to win a gift card.
- Santa House: 133 W. State St., Sycamore, IL 60178
Santa is taking some breaks from the holiday mayhem and setting up shop at the DeKalb County Courthouse on December 3rd-4th, 10-11th, and 17-18th. He'll be there from 11 am - 2 pm each day. Stop by Santa House to tell him what gifts you want or to leave a letter in his mailbox.
This is the perfect, kid-friendly event for the whole family and will surely get you in the holiday spirit. Costumes are not required, but for extra fun, consider dressing up in your favorite Santa hat and fuzzy socks.
- Walk With Santa: Downtown Sycamore
When Santa comes to town, he'll be greeted with a big parade! Scheduled for December 2nd this year, Walk With Santa will kick off with a screening of Polar Express at the Sycamore Theater. The movie will start at 4:00 pm, and the parade at 6:00 pm.
The parade route will weave through downtown Sycamore before concluding on the courthouse's lawn, where Santa's House will be set up. Santa will light the tree in preparation for the holidays. Then, kids will get a chance to present him with their wish lists.
- Holiday Artist + Maker Market: 403 Edward St., Sycamore, IL 60178
Hosted at Blumen Gardens, the Holiday Artist + Maker Market is a great opportunity to start (or finish) your holiday shopping. More than 25 local vendors will be present, selling items ranging from candles to homemade jams.
The Holiday Artist + Maker Market is scheduled for November 20th from 11 am - 2 pm. You should be able to find something for everyone on your list. Live music and holiday treats will have you feeling festive.
- December Holiday Candle Pouring Class: 308 West State St., Sycamore, IL 60178
If you're interested in making your own candles or candles to give as a gift this year, attend the December Holiday Candle Pouring Class at 35:35 Makers Collective. In this class, you'll learn how to make soy candles. You'll then make two of your own in festive, holiday-themed scents.
This candle-pouring class is scheduled for December 8th, from 6:00 - 8:00 pm. You can purchase tickets in advance on the event website. Find a friend or two to go with, and make a fun day of it.
Whether you attend one of these events or all of them, we hope you have a wonderful time. If you're new to the area and still looking for Sycamore homes for sale, feel free to contact us soon. Our real estate agents will help you find the perfect place for all your future holiday celebrations.