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47th Annual Hinsdale Christmas Walk
Hinsdale Chamber Partners with Radio Disney to Launch Nationwide "Festival of Giving" Campaign at Annual Christmas Walk! (Hinsdale )- The Hinsdale Chamber of Commerce is proud to present the 47th annual Christmas Walk presented by Ettleson Auto Group, on Friday, November 30th from 4 pm – 8pm in downtown Hinsdale. That evening, local shopkeepers will remain open to greet their customers and guests to celebrate the holiday season. The festivities will also include the Radio Disney Road Crew, ice carvers, holiday carolers, a children’s trackless train, decorated holiday trees, giveaways, animated holiday characters, Santa’s arrival by firetruck and the annual tree lighting ceremony in Burlington Park. Also this year, the Hinsdale Chamber of Commerce is partnering with Radio Disney to launch their National campaign "A Festival of Giving" in Hinsdale on the night of the Walk. Radio Disney is embracing their second annual “Festival of Giving” in over 30 markets by bringing multiple charities together the first weekend in December to create a convenient way for kids and families to help others this holiday season. Nationally, all 31 “Festival of Giving” events will have a variety of organizations on-site to take donations. In Hinsdale we will be taking donations on November 30th for Toys for Tots (unwrapped toys) Family Health Network (coats for children ages 0-16) and the Northern Illinois Food bank (non-perishable food items). Radio Disney’s Project Family initiative, inspiring families to spend time together in an effort to make a lasting, positive change at home, in their community and the world at large.In addition the Hinsdale Chamber of Commerce will once again present “Hinsdale’s Storybook Village – A Gingerbread’s Tale”. Jumbo storybooks will be on display in local participating businesses from November 30th until December 31st.While shopping in Hinsdale's specialty shops and boutiques, you can stroll through this historic downtown and surround yourself with the warmth and traditional spirit of the holidays. Merchants in the village will display Gingerbread storybooks in their storefronts, showcasing “Cookie” the Gingerbread Man’s adventures in Hinsdale. The Chamber is fortunate enough to partner with local Community Consolidated School District #181. Students from grade levels 6 – 8 are using their creative and artistic talents to create these extra-special poems and illustrations making these Story Books come to life that will be featured throughout the entire holiday season!Shop, Dine and Discover Hinsdale for the Holidays!! For more information, (630) 323-3952 or www.hinsdalechamber.com.