Close to everything,

unlike anything.

Our vibrant, tree-lined community is thriving with retail shops, fine dining, outstanding theatre and art, excellent museums, and engaging events throughout the year.

Learn our colorful and rich history at the Elmhurst History Museum or explore modern art at the Elmhurst Art Museum with its McCormick House designed and built by Mies van der Rohe. Shop and play in the bustling downtown, Elmhurst City Centre, which offers everything from urban boutiques to live music, movies and exciting events. Revel to sounds of Mozart Beethoven and Mahler at the Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra. Take a leisurely walk, bike ride or jog down the pastoral 37-mile Illinois Prairie Path.

Explore Elmhurst Holiday Highlights

Kie & Kate Couture

Kie & Kate Couture is a boutique for women's and children's fashion, accessories, gifts, and home decor. Located at 559 S. Spring Rd. Elmhurst

Happy Holidays

Support local businesses this holiday season by shopping local!

Bread & Butter Home

Bread & Butter is a home decor store offering home accessories, accent furniture, local jewelry and more! Located at 131 W. First St. Elmhurst.

Marshmallow Play

Marshmallow Play is an indoor playground that provides a safe and fun environment for children 6 years and under. It is located at 572 N. Michigan Ave. Elmhurst.

Explore Elmhurst Holly Trolley

The Explore Elmhurst Holly Trolley is a free trolley service that runs on Saturdays from noon-midnight through December 30th. Hop on and off at one of the 7 stops around town to enjoy dining, shopping, and holiday events.

Upcoming Events

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Barbie - From the Beginning Dec 07

Barbie - From the Beginning

BARBIE – From the Beginning a free exhibit for Barbie fans of all ages. She’s back in a big way, but the new hit movie Barbie is not the only way to check out the pop culture icon. The…

From the News Blog

Racing Action Returns to Elmhurst! Nov 02
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The Superior Ambulance Service Elmhurst Cycling Classic Returns June 8, 2024 We are pleased to announce the return of the Superior Ambulance…

Picasso Comes to Elmhurst Oct 04
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PICASSO: FIFTY YEARSLATER at the Elmhurst Art Museum invites visitors of all ages to engage with Pablo Picasso’s work, lasting influence…

One Book, One Elmhurst Sep 22

One Book, One Elmhurst

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Be part of the conversation! One Book, One Elmhurst is a partnership of the Elmhurst Public Library and Elmhurst University, providing the…