Mothers Mean the Most

It’s Mother’s Day soon! You’ve celebrated it many different ways over the years, but what about this year? Running out of ideas? We have options that may give you an idea. Maybe you have a gift, but you need to get flowers or plan a brunch spot for the day. Look no further – we…


Dinner Specials on Valentine’s Day

Haven’t thought of where you might take your valentine for dinner? We’ve got you covered. Restaurants in our area are running specials for Valentine’s Day. From casual atmospheres like Al’s Café and Porter’s Pub to formal atmospheres like The Anvil Club and Francesca’s Campagna Restaurant, you’re sure to find something that fits your valentine’s idea…


8 Unique Gifts for Your Valentine

  Do you always struggle to find something for your valentine? Or have you run out of ideas? Here are some unique ideas for gifts for valentines day that don’t consist of the regular chocolates, roses, and over sized bear. Spa Bleu has many different services they offer on a day to day basis from…


Trick or Treat in the Elgin Area

Halloween is upon us! We collected all of the trick or treat hours in the Elgin Area, to make it easy to plan your Halloween night! Elgin Trick or Treat Hours Thursday, October 31   4-7pm More Details Bartlett Trick or Treat Hours Thursday, October 31   4-7pm More Details Carpentersville Trick or Treat Hours Thursday, October…


Sláinte! #ResidentRec St. Patrick’s Day Series [Part 4 of 4] Dylan’s Pub

  Here’s the 4th final part of my reviews of St. Patrick Day’s Specials in the Elgin/Fox Valley Area. This time, I look to West Dundee, where every weekend at Dylan’s Pub, is always a jumping party.  They’re featuring some good Corned Beef Hash dishes along with some drinks specials. And it being St. Patty’s…


Sláinte! #ResidentRec St. Patrick’s Day Series [Part 1 of 4]

First, I would like to thank you for reading my first ever blog post as one of the EACVB’s Resident Recommended Professionals.  This is an exciting time in the Elgin Area, and I’m even more excited to be apart of capturing all the hidden gems all over Fox Valley as well.  I hope this is…


Happy New Year!

Happy New Year from your friends at the Elgin Area Convention & Visitors Bureau! Our office will reopen on Wednesday, January 2.


Last Minute Shopping

Are you freaking out because you still have presents to buy or maybe you forgot someone on your list? Well, no worries. There are several options in Chicagoland’s Northern Fox River Valley to accommodate all the shoppers on Christmas Eve. Check out all the stores open tomorrow to help last minute shoppers. Happy Shopping! Algonquin…


Open for the Holidays

Looking for a place to grab food on December 24th or December 25th? Well, we have some options for you! Restaurants Open for Christmas Eve: Alexander’s Restaurant      6:30 AM-9:00 PM 1725 N. State Street * Elgin, IL 60123 847-888-4146 * www.alexanderselgin.com Anvil Club        11:00am-3:00pm 309 Meier Street * East Dundee,…