Celebrate the Most Wonderful Time of the Year in Berwyn!

Having trouble finding the perfect gift? Want to let Santa know what’s on your wishlist? Want to celebrate Christmas all December long? Look no further–your perfect Berwyn holiday guide is right here!

Santa Sightings

Berwyn Park District’s Letters to Santa (Multiple locations)
Through Tuesday, December 12

You will find special mailboxes at Komensky and Piper Schools, Proksa, Freedom, Smirz, and Hessler Parks and the Berwyn Depot District. Please be sure to include a return address or the name of your child’s school on your letters so Santa can write back!

Culver’s Fun with Santa (6943 W Roosevelt Rd)
Wednesday, December 13 from 5pm-8pm

Spend time with Santa while enjoying $3.99 kids meals.

World’s Largest Laundromat’s Pictures with Santa & Gifts for the Kids (6246 W Cermak Rd)
Wednesday, December 13 from 6pm-8pm
Saturday, December 16 from 2pm-4pm
Sunday, December 17 from 2pm-4pm

Bring in the kids for FREE pictures with Santa and gifts!

Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers Raising Funds for North Berwyn School District 98 & Visit with Santa (2514 S Harlem Ave)
Thursday, December 14 from 5pm-8pm

Raising Canes is raising funds for North Berwyn School District 98. Mention the fundraiser at the register and Cane’s will donate 15% of sales to your school. Santa will be in attendance as well. Make sure to have your list ready (includes free downloadable photo).

Pav YMCA Family Dinner with Santa (2947 S Oak Park Ave)
Friday, December 15 at 6pm

Children and those young at heart will enjoy a dinner of mostaccioli, pizza, salad, bread and drink with the jolly ol’ elf. Afterwards, Santa will meet each child and deliver a special gift to those 10 and under. $8/$10 per person, reserve your spot by 12/13.

North Berwyn Park District’s Santa’s Calling
Friday, December 22 from 6pm-8pm

Imagine your loved one’s face when they receive their FREE, personalized call from Santa himself! Registration goes through Dec. 15. All North Berwyn residents are eligible.

Holiday Happenings: Get in the Christmas Spirit! 


North Berwyn Park District’s Winter Gala Celebration for Seniors (1619 S Wesley Ave)
Tuesday, December 12 from 11am-1pm

Socialize and have a good time with other seniors in the community! Gala includes a delicious lunch and great entertainment. Bring a friend or come alone, our friendly group of seniors are always happy to welcome new comers. Space is limited, register at nbpd4fun.org.

North Berwyn Park District’s Trim A Mini Tree (1619 S Wesley Ave)
Friday, December 15 from 5pm-7pm

They’re green and beautiful, but they’re looking quite bare. Won’t you come and help us by adding some Holiday Flair?

Ugly X-mas Sweater Bonanza at Flapjack Brewery (6833 W Stanley Ave)
Saturday, December 16 from 12pm-10pm

Don your ugliest X-mas sweater you can find and head to Flapjack for a night of festivities. There will be a contest for the ugliest X-mas sweater along with prizes, special beer release and beer eggnog cocktails.

The Holiday Food Basket Program (Berwyn Park District Liberty Cultural Center – 6445 W 27th Pl)
Saturday, December 16

Mayor Lovero’s Berwyn Holiday Fund will be sponsoring their 9th Holiday Food Basket program on December 16 at the Berwyn Park District Liberty Cultural Center. Last year, more than 450 food packages were assembled and delivered to disadvantaged families within Berwyn. To donate or volunteer for this program, fill out a Holiday Donation Volunteer Form.

Ugly Sweater Day at Chick-fil-A North Riverside (7201 W Cermak Rd)
Wednesday, December 20

Wear your favorite Christmas sweater between noon and 7pm and get a free 8-ct nugget.

Sailors for Christmas at Skylite West Banquets (7117 W Ogden Ave)
Monday, December 25 from 8am-6:30pm

Sailors For Christmas is a Christmas Day Event for Sailors from Great Lakes Naval Base held at Skylite Banquets, 7117 W Ogden Ave. It’s Christmas away from home for around 100 young sailors whose service obliges them to be away from home for the holiday.

Christmas Carols at Chick-fil-A North Riverside (7201 W Cermak Rd)
Through December 21

Enjoy the sweet sounds of Christmas Carols during dinner.

Holiday Entertainment

Brave Combo Holiday Spectacular at FitzGerald’s Nightclub & Sidebar (6615 W Roosevelt Rd)
Friday, December 15 from 8:30pm-Midnight

VMC Holiday Spectacular (The Outtaspace – 6840 W 32nd St)
Saturday, December 16 from 7pm-11pm

The Veltway Music Collective invites you to their Holiday Spectacular at The Outtaspace! With live performances from: School of Rock Oak Park: Parent Band, Dozen Buzzin‘ Cousins, 13 Tikis and VMC Jam Session. There will be catered food, a 50/50 raffle and fun. Admission is only $10!

Winter Holiday Music with Kym Frankovelgia at the Berwyn Public Library (2701 S Harlem Ave)
Saturday, December 16 at 2pm

Visit the Berwyn Public Library and indulge in the sounds of the holiday with Kym Frankovelgia.

A Very Hoya Christmas at Friendly Tap (6733 W Roosevelt Rd)
Saturday, December 16 from 8:30pm-Midnight

Come share the spirit of Christmas, the spirit of music, and the spirit of friendship! The show includes: The Beatleleles, Jimi and Dimi, Roger Kotecki and The Packastanleys.

Holiday Acoustic Show at The James Joyce Irish Pub (7138 W Windsor Ave)
Friday, December 22 from 8pm-11pm

Join us at the James Joyce Irish Pub for some hot cider, frosty beer, live acoustic music from Out For Hours and holiday cheer!

Holiday Gift Guide

Craft & Vintage Market at Friendly Coffee Lounge (6731 W Roosevelt Rd)
Saturday, December 16 from 10am-4pm

Seize a Berwyn Winter day by walking over to Friendly Coffee Lounge and shopping at the C&V Market. Berwyn is rich with makers & artists of all kinds. The monthly Craft & Vintage Market at Friendly Coffee Lounge is a way to showcase, support and share that creativity with our fantastic neighborhood.

James & Williams Jewelers Holiday Ornaments (7020 W Cermak Rd)

Get 25% OFF your holiday ornament purchase.

Autre Monde Cafe & Spirits Holiday Gift Card (6727 W Roosevelt Rd)

Give the gift of a holiday gift certificate promotion will provide guest with the fabulous opportunity to recieve a $20 promotional certificate for every $100 they purchase. Now thru Dec. 31st.

*Check out the Hot Deals page for more holiday specials!

Holiday Treats

Face2Face Spa Studio (6805 W Roosevelt Rd)

Buy 3 PCA skin peels, get one free ($140 value) . Free brow tint ($20 value) with brow wax. $40 Express Facial. Buy 3 microdermabrasions, get one free ($90 value).

*Check out the Hot Deals page for more holiday specials!


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