WHO: The businesses of North Damen Ave in Bucktown
WHAT: The Summer Soiree, an annual “Shop, stroll, and dine” event
WHEN: Saturday, August 23rd , 12:00 noon to 4:00pm
WHERE: Damen Avenue between Webster and the Bloomingdale Trail Bridge in Bucktown
INFORMATION: The North Damen Avenue shopping district of Bucktown is pleased to announce a neighborhood-wide event, The Second Annual Bucktown Summer Soiree, to showcase the area’s unique range of shops, services, and cuisine. Located on Damen Avenue between Webster and the Bloomingdale Trail Bridge, Bucktown is populated with an exciting collective of independently owned boutiques, salons, and eateries.
Guests of the Summer Soiree will enjoy a relaxed afternoon of shopping promotions and in-store programming while sampling complimentary treats and sweets generously provided by the neighborhood’s cafes, kitchens, and restaurants. Gift, fashion, health, and jewelry are among the many niches spot-lit on the Summer Soiree walking route, with enthusiastic owners and passionate operators on hand to welcome attendees.
Bucktown Summer Soiree 2014 participants include (many more TBA):
- Apt Number 9
- ZaZaZoo Nail Salon
- Pascal Pour Elle
- Miss Q’s Framing and Home Decor
- Bien Assorti
- Vivid Braille
- Robin Richman
- Gro Salon
- G Boutique
- Radiance Fine Jewelry
- Salon Visage
- Michelle Tan
- The Dress Reserve
- ReMarked Salon
- Beyond Boutique
- 6 Degrees
- Lil’ Guys/My Pie
- Red Door
Known for its street chic style and award-winning restaurants, Damen Ave in Bucktown invites both local neighborhood residents and supportive customers of independent businesses to explore the area’s unparalleled hospitality. Look for balloons on the outside of participating businesses.
The event will take place in various retailers, service providers and salons that are located on Damen Ave and will feature amazing appetizers, hor d’oeuvres and beverages from fantastic local restaurants, bakeries or beverage boutiques.
The Second Annual Bucktown Summer Soiree is graciously supported by the Bucktown Community Organization and sponsored by the Wicker Park Bucktown Chamber of Commerce, proudly serving the local businesses of Wicker Park and Bucktown. The event is also sponsored by Wicker Park Bucktown SSA #33. WPB SSA #33 is administered by the WPB Chamber of Commerce.