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Welcome to Long Grove, IL

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Memories Are Made in Long Grove

Surrounded by the charm of a small town, nestled within the cobblestone-lined streets, adventures are waiting to be explored. 

Memories are made from new experiences, moments had with loved ones, and stories that are shared among friends over a drink and a great meal. 

Long Grove, IL is a town designed to make memories. 

From the unique boutique shops along the streets, the dining and nightlife events that occur on a weekly basis, to the spectacular festivals – every day something special is happening in Long Grove, IL.

Everyday an Adventure Awaits in Long Grove

Things to Do

Summer Delights & Winter Wonder

Events & Festivals

Dine, Shop and Explore in Long Grove


What are your plans for the week? Here are SIX ideas for what to do in historic downtown Long Grove…

1. Meet friends for coffee at @longgrovecoffeeco or @blufigcafe 

2. Stop by to find the perfect hostess gifts at @withinreachlonggrove or @rachaels_whimsical_decor 

3. Enjoy a meal and take in the history at the oldest tavern and restaurant in continuous operation in Illinois @longgrovevt .

4. Join us for free Yoga in the Park on Thursday, July 25, 5:30–6:30pm at Covered Bridge Park

5. Pick up a growler of handcrafted beer for your weekend barbecue at @buffalocreekbrewing 

6. Join us for our annual Vintage Days street market and fest! Saturday, July 27, 10am–6pm and Sunday, July 28, 10am–5pm.

Watch for more ideas each week about the amazing experiences and hidden gems in our quaint village that are just waiting to be found. Visit our link in bio for more ideas now!

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Get ready to dive into a weekend of nostalgia with us July 27–28 as we bring you Vintage Days 2024! Swipe to meet some of the vendors—36 registered booths in all—who are bringing their antique, vintage, handcrafted and up cycled treasures to our annual street market in historic downtown Long Grove, IL. This free event also includes live music on Saturday and Sunday, plus food and drink available for purchase. 

Find all of the details on our website! VISIT OUR LINK IN BIO

This event is organized by the Historic Downtown Long Grove Business Association.

Thank you to our sponsors! We appreciate their support.


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We had a FANTASTIC time with all of you at our first of four Yoga in the Park classes! Thanks to everyone who came out to enjoy a free yoga class with @justbeeyogaco 

If you missed it last night, we hope you can join us for one of the next Thursday evenings from 5:30–6:30pm… July 25, August 1 and August 8.

#yogainthepark #longgrove #longgroveillinois #coveredbridgepark #letsgolakecounty #community #freeprogram #getoutside #greenspace #enjoytheoutdoors #chicagosuburbs #thursdayvibes
WHO’S JOINING US TONIGHT! July 18, 5:30–6:30pm

The Historic Downtown Long Grove Business Association is pleased to present a new series of activities to the recently developed Covered Bridge Park, located adjacent to Buffalo Creek and the historic Long Grove Covered Bridge. We’re kicking off with Yoga in the Park on Thursday evenings for a four week series this summer.

WHO: All ages are welcome to join
WHAT: FREE outdoor yoga class presented by Just Bee Yoga, Long Grove. Bring your own mat and water bottle.
WHERE: Covered Bridge Park in historic downtown Long Grove, IL
PARKING: FREE parking is available in the Stempel Lot located next to the park

**Registration not required.**

#yogainthepark #historicdowntown #longgrove #longgroveillinois #letsgolakecounty #freeprogram #familyfun #allageswelcome #yogalove
Our historic business district is open year-round for shopping, dining, entertainment, classes and more. Check out these featured businesses next time you're in town. Visit the links below to plan your next adventure. Days and hours of operation vary by business.

Featured merchants:
@longgrovecoffeeco : charming neighborhood coffee shop featuring coffee, tea, pastries and more
@white_oak_gourmet : fresh, organic food service delivery, grab & go meals and retail pantry
@coveredbridgecreamery : voted #1 ice cream shop in Illinois

Find more businesses to explore by visiting our website! Go to our profile to find links for SHOPPING, DINING, and SERVICES to see everything our quaint downtown has to offer.

#longgrove #longgroveillinois #letsgolakecounty #shoplonggrove #longgrovedining #explorelonggrove #northwestsuburbs #illinoisdaytrip #downtowncommunity #historicdowntown

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