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!

Upcoming Events:


“Celebrating 19 years of Being Savvy” Anniversary Celebration for our Customers October 19-25. Enjoy fabulous shopping, refreshments, Trunk Shows by T’s for Tina and Leslie Paris Jewelry, special pricing throughout the store! Celebrating 19 years starting on October 19th!



Halloween Sunburst Event(1)

Halloween Sunburst Event(1)

Sunburst Halloween costume contest – Saturday, Oct. 22 11am – for ages infant to 27 years of age. See stores for entry forms or go to



Trick or Treating at the Mall  –  Monday, October 31  – Noon – 5:00 pm kids are invited to trick or treat at all Ice House Mall stores and bring home a Halloween craft from our Spooktacular Halloween Craft Corner.


Tootsies Shoes for Women and Children – Anniversary Celebration November 3-6. Enjoy 18% off  purchases for to celebrate 18  years of  serving our customers! Light refreshments,  cake and in store promotions during our Anniversary Celebration!


Kick off the Holiday Season

Saturday, November 12 – Kaleidoscope School of Fine Arts – Kids Holiday Festival Fundraiser 1pm to 3pm

Mini Art Lessons, Make and Take Event – Handmade Terra cotta Tiles to decorate,  Holiday Ornaments ready to paint,  Child Art Work Sale , Fun and Free Family Activities, Paper Engineering, Paint and Water Fun and More!


 Holiday Style Event “Thanks to You Thursdays” in November at Savvy Spirit.  Every Thursday from 9:30am to 7:00pm Enjoy new styles, light refreshments, styling tips and a  “Thank’s to You” customer drawing.


Holiday Cheer Shopping Day and Wine Walk – Saturday, November 19 –   Holiday Merchant Shop and Wine Walk – Shop, Sip and Stroll Special One Day Shopping Event See participating merchants ~ Acacia Organics, Savvy Spirit, Tommy Terri Boutique and Gifts, Paris Market Antiques, Tootsies Shoes for Women and Children, Chessie’s Restaurant, Sanctuary Salon and Spa, Barrington Cultural Art Center, and once in a blue moon for special one day shopping event, wine and food tastings, in store merchandise specials to kick off the holiday shopping season!


Christmas Open House Thursday, Nov. 17th to Saturday, Nov. 26th at Paris Market Antiques
Hundreds of Vintage Christmas ornaments and decor. Vintage white Christmas Trees, sleds, Pipka Santa’s, Christmas plates & China, and more.
Paris Market Antiques is Open Thursday till 7PM, Tuesday-Sat 10:30- 5:30PM
Sun 12:00-4PM


“Meals of Hope” for Holiday Food and Fund Drive. Collections start, Friday, November 18 through Friday, Dec 23.  Bring in your food donations or make a monetary donation to the Northern Illinois Food Bank and help those in need during the holiday season. Donation boxes located in all stores.  


Thanksgiving Buffet Dinner at Chessie’s Restaurant – Thursday, November 24 – Call for reservations. 847-382-5020.


Santa’s Arrival to the Ice House Mall is Saturday, December 3  11:00am to 3pm. Guests can follow Candy Cane Lane to Santa’s Magical Winter Wonderland where holiday treats are in store. Santa’s Arrival begins with a magical holiday story hour by none other than, Mrs. Claus at 11:00am. Kids will love the story of The Nutcracker read by Mrs. Claus and brought to life by the dancers of Dancewerks! At 12:00pm kids can join in the Holiday Parade of Characters! At 12:30 it’s time to for Santa’s Grand Arrival to the Ice House Mall! Bring your camera and wish lists for photos and visits with Santa Claus from 12:30pm to 3:00pm. Children are invited to enjoy Cookies & Milk with Santa courtesy of Jewel and Chessie’s Restaurant.


Dec 3 to December 23 – Free Photos & Visits with Santa to Our Customers Noon to 3pm  Bring a donation for the Northern Illinois Food Bank and take a photo with Santa. Help feed a hungry neighbor this holiday season. Bring your own cameras and wish lists when visiting Santa. Children receive a free holiday gift and a special thank you from Santa for donating to help needy children. Call for Santa’s schedule 847-381-6661 or go to www.icehousemall .  Drop your letters to Santa and his Elves in Santa’s mailbox located in our Winter Wonderland.

Wrap It Up” for the Holidays at Savvy Spirit – December 7 to 18.  Styling Tips and holiday gift giving ideas. Light refreshments, Secret Savings throughout the store. Free holiday gift wrapping on all purchases!


Saturday, December 10 – “Breakfast with Santa” at Chessie’s Restaurant 9am to 11am. Make your reservations at Chessie’s for a wonderful holiday buffet breakfast. Meet Santa and his Elf take family photos. Kids will also enjoy holiday entertainment. Call 847-382-5020 for reservations.


December 10 – Holiday Welcome – Shop and enjoy a warm treat of Hot Cocoa & Cider and shop for all your holiday gifts at the Ice House Mall. Stores will provide FREE Gift Wrapping with holiday purchases!  Join us at 12 Noon for a Dance presentation by Impulse Dance Company. At 1:30pm listen the magical sounds of the Rock ‘in Roslyn School Choir. Bring donations for the Meals of Hope Food Drive for the Northern Illinois Food Bank. Help feed a hungry neighbor today! Donation boxes are located in all stores and throughout the mall.




Sunday, December 11 at 1pm – “Miss Merry Christmas Pageant” – Holiday Pageant for children and young adults. Interested participants can pick up entry forms at any Ice House Mall store. Participants to enter start with the Baby Contest Category of ages under 1 year of age and toddlers 1-3 years of age. The Miss Sunburst category is ages 4-6, 7-10, 11-13, 14-17 and 18-27 years and 28 years of age. All participants will receive a crown and trophy. Finalists are entered into the Illinois State Pageant. Entry forms for the pageant are available at all Ice House Mall stores and online at For information or questions, please contact the Sunburst Pageant Director at or call 813-839-8054.


Sunday, December 31, 2016 –  New Year’s Eve Celebration at Chessie’s Restaurant. We have prepared a very festive New Year’s Eve dinner to be accompanied by a complimentary glass of champagne. The evening will also feature Live Music for your New Year’s Eve evening celebration. Call for Reservations




Coming in November …Flesk Brewing

New Brewery Opening  

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 Something is brewing at the Ice House Mall & Village Shops. Opening this year in late November at the Ice House Mall will be a new business called, Flesk Brewing. Flesk Brewing will feature a large tap room with a bar and seating for around 75 selling homemade beers brewed and bottled in many styles including pale ales along with cider and wine options.


Flesk Brewing was founded by two brothers, William and James O’Brien in 2012.

Flesk Brewing owners, William and James’s tap room will feature their many home brewed beers at their new location in the Ice House Mall to include, Ghost Relic, Moped Traveler, Chocolate Factory, Into the Void, Occam’s Razor, Imperial Running Man, Coat of Arms, Mister Fancy Pants to name a few. Flesk will also feature live music and William and James’s favorite board and card games for patrons to enjoy while visiting Flesk Brewing.


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 and Special Saturdays Night music appearances. For an Updated list of music go to



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