Antioch's Historical Keepsake Ornaments
In celebration of the Village of Antioch's 125th Birthday, the Antioch Chamber has produced 2 handcrafted ornaments representing 1892-2017. There is a limited supply, so purchase yours before they run out. The Acrylic Ornament is $12 and the Wooden Ornament is $17. These ornaments are available for sale from:
Antioch Parks Department
Inspired Home LLC
JJ Blinkers Joke, Magic & Costume Shoppe
Lakes Region Historical Society
St. Ignatius Church
Wilmot Heritage Antiques & Gifts
Antioch's Fall Arts & Crafts Faire
October 21-22, 2017
Browse among seasonal Arts and Crafts while you enjoy the fall in Authentic Downtown Antioch. Saturday brings fun for the kids and Sunday fun for the Weiners during our Annual Weiner Races. Weiner Race contestants must bring shot records and be leashed (Sunday, 10/22/17, 1:00 race, check-in earlier at the Chamber booth please.).
Click here for information and applications.
HALLOWEEN FEST CARNIVAL
October 26-29, 2017 Enjoy all four days of the Carnival for as little as $12.50 per day, pp with the advance purchase of a Megaband on this website! Click here for information and wristbands. PLUS enjoy our Monstrous Costume Contest on Friday, October 27th and our Howl-0-Ween Pet Costume Contest for dogs on October 9th.
Special Needs Carnival Day
October 27th, 1-3 pm only for Special Needs Families
If you have a special needs family member, come join us and enjoy the full Carnival as our guest! CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO.
Kringle's Christmas Village Tour
Nov 4 thru Dec 25, 2017
Enjoy Antioch's newest Holiday Program in 2017. We'll have dozens of oversized shadowbox scenes (6 ft) in Downtown Antioch for you to enjoy! Bring your Friends, Family, tour bus or School Group to enjoy the many scenes of Kringle's Christmas Village Tour in 2017! Click here for more info to come! ALSO, seeking Volunteers or Sponsors!
Antioch, IL-- NOV 4thru DEC 25, 2017
In 2017, Dickens Holiday Village will be back and the Handcrafted Dickens Characters made by our volunteer artists will bring a Public Art Program that is free for everyone to enjoy! Antioch will proudly display more Dickens Characters for people to tour. Each character has a plaque describing the scene and also serves as an educational tool for students. Take a self-guided tour with one of our Dickens Walking Brochure Maps or reserve a tour guide for groups of 20 or more. Plus there is plenty of Dickens Fun for everyone in November and December. Large tour groups may enjoy Dickens Teas, Luncheons, and much more.
Our local volunteer artists come in all types: Creating the Dickens Faces and Heads, Apparel for the characters, woodworking to create the actual wooden mannekins we use, creating storylines for each scene, even families who volunteer to brush snow off the Dickens Characters if necessary.
You've heard the phrase "it takes a Village to . . . ", it certainly takes a Village to create Dickens Holiday Village! Dozens of artists and volunteers work year round to bring Antioch this free Public Art Program. Dickens Souvenirs are available in our Dickens Welcome Center which is open November-December. Click here for more information.
Our dates for 2018 will be June 16-17, 2018 Wizards, Witches and MUGGLES are invited to converge on Downtown Antioch, IL to Join us for a Wizards Weekend. We are adding more magical fun in 2018! Like our WizardsWeekend page on Facebook to stay up to date with the latest information!
Antioch's 125th BD Celebration!
The Village of Antioch is celebrating it's 125th Birthday in 2017! You will enjoy new events and SUPERSIZED events in celebration. Click here for a Contest of Historic Antioch and a change to win $125 in Antioch Chamber Gift Certificates! Our New Commerative Ornaments are now available!
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Visit Antioch for Shopping, Entertainment & Recreation!
Please browse through the links to the left to find a wide assortments of Businesses, Services, Events, and Promotions available to you. Antioch's Historic Downtown is filled with quaint shops and eateries. Plus Antioch boasts over 50+ days of free, family fun depending on the season! Antioch is Authentic by Nature!
ANTIOCH'S COMMUNITY GUIDE:
ANTIOCH'S HISTORIC SHOPPING BROCHURE
Perfect for walking and browsing
To view a shopping brochure of Antioch's authentic, old-fashioned downtown, click below:
Antioch's Historic Shopping Brochure
Driving & Water Map of Antioch and the Chain O'Lakes
Maps of the Chain O'Lakes are available free at the Antioch Chamber Foyer (open 24/7) and at area Chamber members.
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