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Light Up the Night – Girls Night Out to Kick Off Holiday Season in the Village of Barrington

Light Up the Night – Girls Night Out to Kick Off Holiday Season in the Village of Barrington

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Village of Barrington merchants are hard at work preparing for Light Up the Night, a festive “Girls Night Out” shopping experience featuring special in-store events PLUS the Village of Barrington’s first-ever Window Lights Decorating Contest to kick off the holiday season! It’s all coming up from 4 to 8 p.m. this Thursday, November 16th.

Light Up the Night is a great chance to discover those unique, one-of-a-kind gifts from local merchants while enjoying a night of promotions and holiday cheer. The event will also include luminaries to light your way throughout town and a Girls’ Night Out sweepstakes to win one of ten $50 gift cards to local retailers.

Throughout the holidays, most stores will stay open late on Thursdays and will also be open Sundays from 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. to help make holiday gift-buying more convenient for busy shoppers. To vote for your favorite Village of Barrington holiday storefronts, visit starting on November 16th.

Amazing Gracie’s & Colored Squid are already all lit up!

During the event, shoppers will also have the chance to participate in “Candy Canes for Hurricanes” with a free candy cane for anyone who makes a donation to the Barrington Regional Hurricane Relief Effort. Throughout the season shoppers are encouraged to donate $1 or more to hurricane relief at any participating Barrington business. Donations will support nonprofit BUILD TEAM’s plans to send volunteers to Harris County, Texas (Houston area) in November and March to rebuild homes. Find out more at

Also new this year, Village of Barrington merchants have created their own Facebook page where you can keep up with their latest news, products & promotions. Be sure to find and follow their new page which is already featuring exciting local updates at!

About the Village of Barrington 

Residents, business owners, village government and civic leaders work hard to make the Village of Barrington a great place to live, work, and play! Located just 40 miles from downtown Chicago, the Village of Barrington offers unique access to both the big city hustle & bustle plus the scenic beauty of a charming village setting surrounded by a wide variety of destinations for outdoor recreation including parks, forest preserves, horse and hiking trails. For more information, visit and, for a list of upcoming events, visit

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