Shake off the chill and come in to warm your spirit with January After Christmas sales and clearance bargains at Pro Image Sports and Trails and Tides, spend your gift cards at Solaia Luxury Salon and Spa for a mid-winter refresh, and catch up with those friends and co-workers you vowed to see “after the holidays” with a candle-making party at Sea Love Candle Bar & Boutique. The annual Downtown Sidewalk Sale is the weekend of January 12-15 where you’re sure to snap up some great deals while merchants make room for fabulous new Spring finds.
If you’re pledged to a Dry January, why not enjoy the creative collection of zero proof cocktails, beer and wine at Santo Cielo while you watch the snow fly over Downtown from their rooftop perch? Or dig into Blue Sushi Sake Grill’sVeganuary journey offering a wide array of plant-based delights with Veganuary specials all month long. You’re bound to discover some new favorites!
Speaking of dining, Naperville Restaurant Weeks begin January 19- February 4. Enjoy your favorite Water Street eateries or discover new ones while you take advantage of prix fixe offerings and specials at Vasilis Mediterranean and SixtyFour – Wine Bar & Kitchen, which is offering Lunch and Dinner Prix Fixe specials for $38. Watch our Facebook page for more Restaurant Week details.
SixtyFour – Wine Bar & Kitchen is also doing it’s bit for charity this season, kicking off Dining for a Cause on January 30 to benefit Newcomers & Neighbors Club, followed by Naperville Sunrise Rotary on February 7. Dine between 6 and 9 pm and these non-profits will get a percentage of the food receipts.
Speaking of Wine, Elements at Water Street Food and Wine Festival is February 2. The entire Elements at Water Street space will be filled with over 50 west coast and international wines to sample and mingle. The culinary team will tantalize you with an international variety of food pairing stations throughout the night. An array of food pairings and chef action stations will round this evening into a true culinary and enology experience.
Standard Individual Tickets & Standard Private Tables will include an international selection of pre 2020 celler aged wines to include vintages from Cade, Pine Ridge, Truchard, Iron Horse, Ayala, Piattelli, Robert Biale, Frank Family, Pride Mountain, Turley, Buena Vista, Jaun Gil, Hall, Justin, Segla, Sinegal, Castello Banfi, Round Pond, Heitz & many more.
VIP Individual Tickets & VIP Sommelier Tables will include additional wines from Sea Smoke, Shafer, Wayfarer, St. Suppery, Catena Zapata, Chateau De Beaucastel, Domaine Vieux Telegraphe, Quintessa Faust, Chappellet, Shea Vineyards, Robert Craig, Roldolfo Cosimi, Hourglass, Leviathan, Cliff Lede, B. Leighton, Altesino, Duckhorn, and ZD Cellars. Make your reservation for this unique event early as attendance is limited.
Need more wine? The ever-popular Downtown Naperville Winter Wine Walk 2024 will be held on Sunday, February 4 from 12pm-5pm with ticket proceeds benefitting ArranmoreArts (limited number of tickets available.) Join us as you stroll through Downtown Naperville while tasting a variety of wines and small bites. This event always sells out early. Tickets go on sale on the Downtown Naperville website on January 8 at 9 am.