Visiting Evanston

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Welcome to Downtown Evanston! Where Chicago and the North Shore Meet!

Shop our unique blend of one-of-a-kind shops and national retailers. Extend your day into an evening getaway enjoying our fabulous international cuisine and beautiful hotels. Enjoy access to Evanston's rich theater and cultural arts community, enhanced by our proximity to Northwestern University. Take advantage of Evanston's beautiful waterfront location with outstanding parks and beaches on the shores of Lake Michigan. Getting to Downtown Evanston is a breeze! CTA, Metra and Pace make stops right in the heart of the downtown, or if you prefer to drive, our parking is plentiful and inexpensive.