Winter Celebration

Join us for the Village of Deerfield's Winter Celebration! 

Winter Celebration

Tomorrow, 5-9 p.m., Deerfield Village Hall

Celebrate the season with your neighbors, friends and family tomorrow, Friday, December 6, at Deerfield’s Winter Celebration! Horse-drawn carriages rides, a two-hour live ice sculpting show, roasted chestnuts, a photo booth and more highlight the evening’s festivities on the front lawn of Village Hall at 850 Waukegan Road. 

The Village Hall lobby will serve as the venue for warm treats from Panera Bread and Taco Vida, festive snacks from Deerfield BP and the Patty Turner Center and live holiday performances from the Shepard Middle School Choirs, The Caroling Party and local band The Hurricane Saxophone Quartet. We hope to see you there!

Horse-Drawn Carriage

Front Lawn:

Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides (Friday night only)
5-9 p.m.
Pick-up & Drop-off

Roasted Chestnuts
5-9 p.m.
Sponsored by Deerfield Auto & Tire Clinic

Festive Photo Booth
5-9 p.m.
Sponsored by Coldwell Banker

Live Ice Sculpting Show
6-8 p.m.
Two sculptures come to life

NWMC Transportation Plan
5-9 p.m.
Get a candy cane for sharing your thoughts on walking, biking and transit in Deerfield

Caroling Party


Shepard Middle School Choirs
5:15-5:40 p.m.
6th-8th grade middle school choir groups

The Caroling Party Quartet
6:15-7:15 p.m.
Costumed Dickens carolers invite you to sing along

The Hurricane Saxophone Quartet
7:30-8:30 p.m.
Local saxophone ensemble

Winter Celebration

Snacks & Treats:

Hot Cider, Hot Chocolate & Popcorn

5-9 p.m.

Sponsored by Deerfield BP

Broccoli Cheddar Soup & French Baguette
5-9 p.m.
Sponsored by Panera Bread

Butternut Squash Soup with Toasted Pumpkin Seeds
5-9 p.m.
Sponsored by Taco Vida

Holiday Cookies
5-9 p.m.
Sponsored by Patty Turner Center


Other Community Events:

  • First Presbyterian Church Open House - First Presbyterian (824 Waukegan Road) is opening its doors to the community next door to Winter Celebration on Friday, December 6, for cider, crafts and music.
  • Elfa the Chamber Holiday Elf - Meet Elfa, the DBR Chamber Elf, at participating businesses now through Sunday, December 8. Visit the DBR Chamber on Facebook each day, and if you can guess Elfa's location, you will be entered to win a prize. Get more information here.
  • DPL Model Train Exhibit All aboard for the Deerfield Public Library's (920 Waukegan Road) holiday model train exhibit on December 7 from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. The North Central "0" Gaugers bring their very popular Winter Wonderland model train run to the Library including favorites like Thomas the Tank Engine and beautiful snow villages. This event is drop-in. 
  • Optimist Club Tree Lot - The Optimist Club is hosting its annual holiday tree sale at the north end of Jewett Park (Hazel Avenue). The lot will be open this Friday from 3-9 p.m., this Saturday from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. and this Sunday from noon-6 p.m. Get more information and hours here
  • Police Department Drive-Thru Charity Event - The Deerfield Police Department is hosting its 10th annual Holiday Drive-Thru Charity Event on Saturday, December 14, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., in the parking lot at Deerfield Road and Rosemary Terrace. Donate new, unwrapped toys as well as canned food, personal care items and cleaning supplies. Marines, Deerfield police officers and volunteers will be on-site to assist. Donations can be made from your car.

Download our Winter Celebration brochure here. For questions or more information, contact Kylie Cerk, Communications Specialist, at 847.719.7404 or  by email.  

Winter Celebration
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