SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 26 AT NOON, ARTISTS DROP THE CURTAINS AND RAISE THE SPIRITS WITH CHRISTMAS-THEMED WINDOW DISPLAYS
CHICAGO, IL – PILSEN (Nov. 26, 2022) — Pilsen-based nonprofit organization, Economic Strategies Development Corporation (ESDC) kicks off its 3rd Annual Pilsen Christmas Window Walk on November 26, 2022, the day of Small Business Saturday®. The windows will be unveiled at participating locations starting at 12:00 pm. Come join us at Cafe Jumping Bean, 1439 W 18th St, Chicago, IL 60608, on Saturday at noon, Nov 26, to kick off the event while the curtains drop, unveiling the holiday creations by your favorite artists. For participating artists and businesses, see the list below.
Participating businesses have been paired up with an artist or chose to be their own artist to design a holiday-themed storefront display. From November 26 – January 6, individuals and families can walk off those holiday calories to marvel at the hand-crafted festive creations from over a dozen citywide artists in Pilsen. While doing so, spectators can partake in the contest by voting for their favorite decorated window that captures the essence of the Christmas spirit by scanning the QR code displayed on the window. Last day to vote is Monday, December 19.
In its third year, ESDC developed this outdoor and family-friendly event to promote economic development to local businesses in Pilsen. Its goal is to inspire holiday cheer and bring Christmas magic among residents and businesses.
In addition to being recognized as the winner of the 2022 Pilsen Christmas Window Walk art contest, the 1st place-winning artist and business pairs will each receive $1,000. The 2nd-place winners will receive $500, while three 3rd-place will receive $250. The winners are to be announced on Friday, December 23.
PARTICIPATING ARTISTS & BUSINESSES
Artist list coming soon!
Make your vote count! Plan your walk today!
Voting from Nov. 26 – Dec. 19