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
Kringle's Christmas Village Tour
Nov 4 thru Dec 25, 2017
Enjoy Antioch's newest Holiday Program in 2017. We have dozens of oversized shadowbox scenes (6 ft) in Downtown Antioch under the Big Top Tent 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! CLICK HERE for Walking Tour Brochure.
Antioch, IL-- NOV 4thru DEC 25, 2017
In 2017, Dickens Holiday Village is back and the Handcrafted Dickens Characters made by our volunteer artists brings a Public Art Program that is free for everyone to enjoy! Antioch 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. CLICK HERE for a Walking Tour Brochure.
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 inside of Hannahs on Lake Street.. Click here for more information.
Santa Visits in Antioch
Daily 11/24/17 through 12/22/17
Santa is at Santa's Frozen Village for a few hours every day beginning November 24th, 2017 till December 22nd, 2017 for visit with the kids. Santa is at 882 Main Street in Downtown Antioch across from the PM&L Theatre. Santa visits are available in 2 ways:
Monday through Friday nights, 5:30 pm till 8:00 pm for free visits with the kids; OR
Saturday and Sundays, Noon till 4 pm...on these days Santa has invited two of his Frozen Friends to join him for photo opportunities and visits. All kids receive a gift and there is an admission charge of $5 pp ages 1-99. Don't forget to visit Kringle's Christmas Village which is across from Santa under the Big Top White Tent!
Our dates for 2018 will be June 16, 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! NEW in 2018--a Wizards Banquet on Saturday Night. Tickets and info to come. 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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SOLD OUT FOR 11/18/17
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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