The Madison Street Holiday Walk is this Friday, December 2nd, from 6 pm to 9 pm. Tree lighting will be at 6 pm. Watch Santa arrive by fire engine.

Enjoy Photos with Santa, Live Reindeer, Live Window Displays, Marshmallow Roast, Face Painting & Store Open Houses.

FREE PARKING – All Holiday Season Long! Compliments of Village of Forest Park.


Be sure to visit

Empowering Gardens (Providing Employment for People with Disabilities), 7416 Madison Street

Winter Shop – Holiday Decor, Live Christmas Trees, Wreaths, Arts & Crafts, Poinsettias & More!


Look for these other upcoming Forest Park holiday events:

Thursday, December 1st, 7 PM – CHRISTMASTIME IN THE CITY. A virtual tour presented by historian Clarence Goodman.

Forest Park Public Library. Register online at


Saturday, December 10th, 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM – BREAKFAST WITH SANTA. Enjoy breakfast with Santa! Hosted by the Forest Park Park District.

Register early with the Park District: Space is very limited. Residents: $9 per person & Non-Residents: $15 per person.


Wednesday, December 14th, 6 PM to 9 PM – MAYOR CALDERONE’S COMMUNITY TOY DRIVE. Support families in need: Bring new, unwrapped gifts and join in free appetizers and cash bar at Cocina Lobos.

Call Community Center with questions: (708) 771-7737.


Please Support & Shop the Madison Street Stores & Boutiques

Accents By Fred, American Artworks, Bertuca Salon & Spa, Bliss Fashion Lounge, Casa De Puros, Camille et Famille, Centuries & Sleuths, Core Strength Personal Training, Creativita I & II, Danche Guitar Co., Deedee & Edee, Elements Massage, Fantastic Sams, Gallery Etc., Grand Appliance, Girlicious, Jayne, Knit Nirvana, La Casa de Frida, Madison Street Shoes, Military & Police Supply, MacDaddy, Moss Modern Flowers, Old School Records, Schauer’s Hallmark, Schauer’s Hardware, Strut, Team Blonde Jewelry & Eco Spa, Todd & Holland Tea & Yearbook.