For Holiday Shopping, Northbrook Has It All!

Northbrook has an enormous variety of retail options to help fulfill your family’s wish list.  From national brands to independent specialty shops, you can find gifts at every price point. When you buy from local brick-and-mortar stores, you help preserve the variety and vibrancy that we all enjoy — not to mention supporting local schools, parks, and public services.

“Find It and Win” When You Shop in Northbrook!

Find the perfect gift in Northbrook and you might win a $50 gift card! Spend at least $20 in a Northbrook store or restaurant between November 25 and December 23, send in a copy of your receipt, and you’ll be entered in a weekly drawing for a gift card to the Northbrook business of your choice. One entry per purchase.

Three easy ways to enter:

  • Email a picture of your receipt(s) with to, or
  • Text FIND with a picture of your receipt(s) and your first name to 55678, or
  • Mail a copy of your receipt(s) with your name and phone number or email address to Northbrook Chamber of Commerce, 2002 Walters Ave., Northbrook IL 60062.

All entries must be received by 5:00 p.m. December 23, 2022. Prize winners will be drawn December 2, 9, 16 and 23.

When you plan for a day of shopping, be sure to put these retail centers to put on your schedule:


Explore locally-owned specialty stores with an emphasis on personal service along Cherry Lane and Shermer Road.  Award-winning shops include gift boutique la de da! and independent bookseller The Book Bin. To make treasured handmade gifts, knitters gather at Three Bags Full while needlepoint artists rely on Emily’s Stitchery. Choose fine jewelry with expert advice at Franz Jewelers. Add a special accent to your home with furniture and decor from Turn The Tables. Ace Hardware and Advance Auto Parts have plenty of practical gift ideas. Treat yourself to a fresh new look with a visit to salons like LUX, Ida’s, or Carolyn Lorraine. Wrap up your presents with paper and decorations from Eve’s Hallmark or Dollar Tree. On Shermer Road, pick up a hostess gift at Leonidas Chocolates or Edwards Florist. How About Learning has a wide variety of toys and games that make learning fun for the whole family.


Come out of the cold and savor an elegant shopping experience with the luxury brands of Northbrook Court.  Famous names including Neiman Marcus, Tiffany & Co. and Louis Vuitton are among dozens of shops that attract discerning customers.  For the younger set, Northbrook Court offers fun fashion from Gap, Forever 21 and more, along with gifts from LEGO and Galt Toys. The Apple Store provides the latest tech and support, while Akbik Furniture + DesignCrate & Barrel, and Arhaus  offer everything to make your home ready for holiday visitors. Specialty gifts from Silver Corner, Sephora, Soma, and more will be a pleasure to give. Be sure to visit Santa for photos of your kids or your pets, and get your tickets to Let It Shine, a dazzling drive-through light show!  Visit for information about special events and offers.


Between Lake Cook and Dundee Roads, you’ll find great deals on top-quality brands. Village Square Shopping Center offers Nordstrom Rack, Saks Off Fifth, and Bloomingdale’s Outlet, alongside favorites like T.J. Maxx, DSW, Old Navy, and Dick’s Sporting Goods. The Container Store and Party City have all the gift wrap and decorations you need. Across the street, Shellé Jewelers has spectacular jewelry for the most memorable gifts.  Just south of Dundee Road, Dania Furniture has a wide selection to update any room in your home.


At the corner of Dundee and Pfingsten Roads, award-winning boutique Payton Rose offers women’s clothing and accessories. Family-owned A.M. Lee Jewelers has a loyal clientele, and Jack’s Wine & Spirits can help you choose the perfect pairing for a holiday meal.


At the southeast corner of the Village, Willow Festival offers great shopping at major retailers including Whole Foods, REI, Best Buy, Ulta, Lowe’s Home Improvement and HomeGoods.  The center is also home to a variety of highly-regarded specialty shops. Art Post Gallery is the Village’s source for original paintings and expert framing services.  PetPeople has natural food and supplies that will keep pets happy and healthy.   Nearby, the Village Treasure House consignment shop offers traditional home decor and accessories, with proceeds supporting area non-profit organizations.

For tips about where to shop this holiday season, be sure to follow Find It in Northbrook on Facebook and Instagram.  A free service of the Northbrook Chamber and the Village of Northbrook, Find It in Northbrook shares offers, contests, gift trends, and fun ideas for local shopping, dining and entertainment.  And to receive more special promotions right to your phone, sign up for the Northbrook Community Mobile Program by texting NBK to 55678.

Whatever you’re looking for, you can Find It in Northbrook!