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Fall 2022 Events

St. Johns is a happening place. Just look at what the St. Johns Boosters have lined up for the next few months!

St. Johns Bites

Visit a St. Johns food establishment and post a picture of the meal to Instagram. Include the #stjohnsbites hashtag and tag the restaurant in your Instagram post, and you are entered to win a $50 Gift Certificate to that business.  Three winners are chosen each week!

Happening:

September 20th – October 20th at all St. Johns restaurants, bars, coffee shops, food trucks, etc.

St. Johns Bites poster, September 20 - October 20

Download printable poster, 1-page PDF file


Fall Fling

St. Johns Boosters present the Fall Fling Shopping Event with specials and sales at all participating St. Johns Businesses. Love Revolution will play in the Plaza from 2 – 6 pm.  Come enjoy the fun and support your local St. Johns small businesses.

Happening:

Saturday, September 24th, 2 – 6 pm at St. Johns Business District shops.

St. Johns Fall Fling Poster, September 24th

Download printable poster, 1-page PDF file.


Halloween Trick or Treat

Come join the St. Johns Businesses along Lombard and adjacent streets for Trick or Treating. Wear your costume for more fun!

Happening:

Saturday, October 29th from 1 – 3 pm at St. Johns businesses.

A trick-or-treating family outside of Tulip Pastry Shop

Light Up St. Johns Events

Warm for the Winter Ugly Sweater Community Tree Lighting

While lighting the tree, choirs will be singing, Ugly Sweater ornaments kits will be given out along with hot Chocolate and cookies!  There will be Ugly Sweater photo ops, Shopping passports and Holiday Markets to enjoy!  Come join the fun of St. Johns.

Happening:

Friday, November 18th from 5 – 7 pm in the St. Johns Plaza.

Christmas Tree with lights in the St. Johns Plaza

Warm for the Winter Ugly Sweater Shopping Event

SUPPORT LOCAL SMALL BUSINESSES!

Come to the St. Johns Plaza for Gift Certificates to purchase from St. Johns Home and Service Businesses. Get a Shopping Passport for Raffle Basket entry and enjoy the Holiday Markets and specials at the Store Front businesses. Ugly Sweater photo ops and Hot Chocolate will be handed out to keep you “Warm for the Winter with an Ugly Sweater”!!!

Happening:

Saturday, November 19th, 11 am – 2 pm in the St. Johns Plaza.

Warm for the Winter Ugly Sweater Bar Crawl

Go to any St. Johns Drinking establishment and post a picture on Instagram with a drink while wearing an Ugly Sweater. Include the #lightupstjohns hashtag and tag the restaurant in your Instagram post, and you are entered to win a daily $50 Gift Certificate to that Business.

Happening:

Friday, December 9th – Sunday, December 11th at all St. Johns drinking establishments.

By Liz Smith

Running a small business means wearing multiple hats. In the ever-evolving world of social media, keeping up can be overwhelming! After a 20-year career as a fashion merchandiser, branding and marketing was what I was most drawn to, and now I use these skills to help small businesses consistently deliver their brand message out to the world through various platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, blogging and copywriting. With me running your social media, you can go back to running your business.

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