Come enjoy all that Antioch, IL has to offer!
Fostering business and civic success and creating fun community events.
The Antioch Chamber of Commerce, in conjunction with Antioch's hard-working business owners host a wide-array of community events for people of all ages to enjoy! View more information about our upcoming events or offerings below or in the side navigation!
Visit Antioch for Shopping, Entertainment, and Recreation!
Please browse through the links to the left to find a wide assortment 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 throughout the year! Antioch is Authentic by Nature!
Speed Networking Luncheon -Fall Regional Connections
Join us for our Fall Speed Networking Luncheon on Wednesday, September 18, 2019 (Regional Connections). Participate in multiple small groups in table-to-table networking and get connected with Members from other Chambers! This Multi-Chamber/Multi-State Networking Event is designed to connect people from around Northern Illinois and Southern Wisconsin and is beneficial to everyone doing business between Milwaukee and Chicago and for those who would like to do more business!
Witches Night Out w/After Party
Witches Night Out with After Party- Put on your Witches Hat and meet your Friends in Downtown Antioch, IL on Thursday, October 3rd, enjoy Contests, Witch Dance and Fun between 5-9:30 pm for our First Annual Witches Night Out with After Party Event. Enjoy all 3 Ladies Events this Fall and receive a Free Gift!
Champagne & Chocolate Walk
A perfect way of beginning your Holiday Season! A wonderful selection of sampling of Champagnes and Chocolates as you sip and sample your way through Antioch’s Historic Downtown.
Girl's Night Out w/After Party
Ladies - Gather your Friends and head to Downtown Antioch, IL on Thursday, November 14th, 2019. Enjoy the fun between 5-9 pm for the start of 2nd Annual Girls Night Out with After Party Event. Keepsake Bags to the first 300 paid registrants. Purchase tickets for all 3 Fun Girls Events this Fall and receive a Free Gift!
Kringle's Village Tour
New Indoor Location!!!
Located at #510 Orchard Street (the Piggly Wiggly Plaza opposite end, past the restaurants). In 2019, Kringle will be on display the day after Thanksgiving Day thru New Year's Day. Free admission 10 am till 8 pm daily.
Dicken's Holiday Village
In 2019, Dickens Holiday Village will be both outdoors and indoors for easy viewwing. Even more handcrafted Dickens characters, made by our volunteer artists, will be on display as a public art program that is free for everyone to enjoy! Dickens will be outside on the sidewalks of Downtown Antioch (24/7) and also some Dickens Scenes will have their own showroom inside of our Kringle Christmas Village! Take a self-guided tour with one of our Dickens Walking Brochure Maps or reserve a tour guide for groups of 20+.
Santa's FROZEN Village
Select dates in December, 2019, Downtown Antioch, IL.
Santa is at Santa's Frozen Village on select days beginning in December for visits with the kids. Santa is at 882 Main Street in Downtown Antioch, IL, across from PM&L Theatre. Santa visits are available in two ways:
Thursday and Friday Nights:
5:30 pm till 8:00 pm, for FREE visits with the kids, through 12/20/19.
Saturday and Sundays in December (thru 12/22/19)
Noon till 4 pm, $
On weekends, 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 per person (ages 1-99). Don't forget to visit Kringle's Christmas Village, which has a NEW INDOOR LOCATION in the Piggly Wiggly Plaza (far west end spot in plaza)!
Santa PAWS Visits
If you have a cute bundle of joy on 4 doggy legs, join us on Saturday, December 7, 2019 between Noon-3 pm for a visit with Santa. Visits are free, donations are encouraged for Kringle's Christmas Village. LOCATION for DOGGY Santa Visits . . . Canine Families should come to our Kringle's Christmas Village (#510 Orchard Street, west end of Orchard Plaza) for their visit with Santa. Please make note of this location. Plenty of free parking. All Dogs must be leashed - no exceptions. (Santa's FROZEN Village is a separate event.)
Caring Santa for Special Needs Family
f you have a loved one with special needs, join us on Saturday, December 21, 2019 between Noon-3 pm for a visit with Santa. LOCATION for Exclusive Special Needs Santa Visits . . . Special Need Families should come to our Kringle's Christmas Village (#510 Orchard Street, west end of Orchard Plaza) for their visit with Santa. Please make note of this location. Plenty of free parking. Complimentary visits on this Saturday, 12/21/19. Only families bringing their special need loved ones will have visits with Santa. CLARIFICATION: This event is only for Special Need families. Antioch's Santa's FROZEN Village will continue to host their normal posted hours at their 882 Main Street Location.
A big THANK YOU to Raymond Chevrolet-Kia for their Grand Sponsorship of the Antioch Chamber Holiday Programs in 2018!
Join us for a fun night of comedy and a wonderful buffet dinner on Saturday, March 7, 2020 as we enjoy a stand up comedian and a beef carving station with a great buffet. This annual tradition is a fundraiser for the Antioch Chamber along with the Antioch Junior Woman's Club and benefits the Antioch Food Pantry.
Wizards Weekend Day
SATURDAY, JUNE 2020--SAVE THE DATE!
THANK YOU to all magical and non magical people who made Antioch, IL's 3rd Annual Wizard Weekend Day in downtown Antioch a Magical Success! Plans are underway for 2020,. Please wave your wand here for more information.
Arts & Crafts Faire 2020
Thank you to everyone who participated in or enjoyed Antioch's 2019 Summer AC Faire in downtown Antioch, which was held in conjunction with Wizards Weekend Day on June 15, 2019. There is no Fall AC Faire scheduled for 2019. Details for 2020 will be available in January, 2020.
Antioch's Taste of Summer Festival
Watch for our 2020 Date for Antioch's Taste of Summer! Join us for four days of Food, Music, Carnival and Shopping at Antioch's Taste of Summer Festival.
Families with Special Needs Carnival
The Antioch Chamber and All Around Amusements are proud to host a private time to allow families with special needs children to enjoy the carnival rides at Antioch's Taste -FREE OF CHARGE During this special time, the Taste is closed, but these families will enjoy their time in a relaxed, quiet venue. Watch for dates for 2020.
Gift Certificates Make the Perfect Gift!
The Antioch Chamber Gift Certificates are redeemable at 200+ businesses in Antioch and our surrounding communities.
These Gift Certificates are available in $5 and $20 denominations.
Antioch's Historic Shopping Brochure
Antioch's Historic Shopping Brochure is perfect for walking and browsing. To view a shopping brochure of Antioch's authentic, old-fashioned downtown click below.
Antioch's Historical Keepsake Ornaments
In celebration of the Village of Antioch's 125th Birthday, the Antioch Chamber has produced two 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 at: Antioch Parks Department, Heartland Bank, Inspired Home LLC., JJ Blinkers Joke, Magic & Costume Shoppe, Lakes Region Historical Society, Selinas Secrets, St. Ignatius Church, and Wilmot Heritage Antiques & Gifts.