Ice House Mall & Village Shops Events

There are many new events, throughout the year. As events are scheduled, we will post them here. Everything from visits with your special holiday characters to fashion shows, to mall contests and special family events!. Visit us at the Ice House Mall!


Sunburst Prince and Princess Pageant April 2

Sunburst Prince and Princess Pageant April 2


Join us for the Prince and Princess Pageant sponsored by Sunburst Beauty Pageants on Sunday, April 2 at 1pm at the Ice House Mall and Village Shops in Barrington. The Prince and Princess Pageant entry forms and information can be found in all the Ice House Mall stores. To enter the pageant, contestants need to arrive one hour prior to the pageant start time of 1pm. Age groups consist of boy contestants from newborn to 4 years old and girl contestant’s age range from newborn to 28 years old. All participants will receive a trophy and a crown. Finalists from the Prince and Princess Pageant will go to participate in the Illinois State Pageant in May. For more information go to or call 847-381-6661.



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Hop on over to the Ice House Mall and Village Shops to visit and take photos with the Easter Bunny on Friday, April 14 and Saturday, April 15 from noon to 3pm. Get your complimentary photo with the Easter Bunny in his spring garden. Bring your camera for selfies and photo memories.
The Ice House Mall will feature an Easter Egg Hunt with the Easter Bunny. The stores are so egg-cited to have you join us on Saturday, April 15 from 1 to 2pm. The Egg Hunt will take place at participating stores. Signs will be posted for Egg Hunt instructions. Please bring a basket or bag to collect your eggs for the Easter Egg Hunt.


Easter Brunch and Bunny Visits at Chessie’s Restaurant on Sunday, April 16, Make Reservations for our traditional Easter Brunch at Chessie’s. Brunch seating’s are at 10am, 12:30pm and 3:00pm. Children will love taking photos and visitings with the Easter Bunny during our exquisite spring holiday brunch! Call for reservations at 847-382-5020


Register today at for a great cause and a fun night out with your girlfriends!


Shop Sip and Socialize a Girl’s Night Out with the shops of the Ice House Mall, ​Women’s Biz Network, the Barrington Chamber on Thursday, April 27  from 5:30 to 8pm. This special event and fundraiser is open to the public, so grab a girl friend or two and purchase tickets on line at  Walk in registration and the event begins at 5:30pm at Chessie’s Restaurant in the Ice House Mall. The event is $25 per person, and the ticket includes complimentary appetizers and a drink ticket along with an exciting shopping adventure featuring in store Girl’s Night Out specials​ and a chance to win incredible raffle prizes! A portion of the ticket sales and shopping purchases will benefit the Lauren Brown Memorial Scholarship Fund that assists local high school students. Don’t miss this exciting and beneficial event.


Barrington High School Annual Art Exhibition and Retrospective Show April 28 – 30. Art Displays from Barrington High Art Students. Friday Art Reception and Senior Award Ceremony and viewing of all artwork from 9:30am to 8pm. Saturday 9:30am to 5:30pm and Sunday, noon to 4pm, viewing all art work.  Admission is free and open to the public. Sponsored by Barrington High School Fine Arts Program, Barrington 220, Ice House Mall & Village Shops.





“Meals of Hope” for Holiday Food and Fund Drive. We have collected over 698 pounds for the Northern Illinois Food Bank! That will feed over 582 families this year to be distributed to over 13 counties. Thank you to all who donated so generously!











Coming 2017  ..Flesk Brewing

New Brewery Opening  

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For more information on the opening of Flesk Brewing at the Ice House Mall & Village Shops visit or or call 847-381-6661.


Chessie’s New Lunch menu Pick 2 for $12 Monday through Friday



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 Live Music Fridays  at Chessie’s Restaurant at Fridays at 7:30pm For an Updated list of music go to



Mall Hours:
Mon – Sat: 9:30am – 5:30pm
Thursday: 9:30am – 7:00pm
Sunday: Noon – 4:00pm

Extended Holiday Hours: December 12 -23, 2016

Monday thru Friday 9:30am to 7:00pm Saturday 9:30pm to 5:30pm and Sunday Noon to 4:00pm

Christmas Eve open to 3:30pm

Closed Christmas Day

New Year’s Eve open to 3:30pm

Closed New Year’s Day