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Upcoming Downtown Elgin Business and Property Owners Meetings

Downtown Elgin Property Owners Meeting All downtown Elgin Property Owners are invited to attend these regularly scheduled meetings that are customized just for you! The group discusses topics that are specific to property owners in Elgin’s central business district. At every meeting, updates are given on the potential for a Special Service Area (SSA) for […]

Be in the Know on Everything Downtown Elgin!

      Do you receive the Downtown Neighborhood Association’s e-newsletters, the “Top10” and the “Weekend Reminder“?  If not, you could be missing out on all the activities, events, dining and shopping specials and happenings in downtown Elgin! Each week the Top10 and Weekend Reminder delivers the goods, so don’t be in the dark any […]

Fourth of July Parade set for Monday, July 4, 2016!

The 2016 City of Elgin and Downtown Neighborhood Association’s (DNA) Fourth of July Parade begins with an All-American Pooch Parade at 8:30am. SIGN UP NOW! Then, stepping off at 9am the “Going for the Gold” 2016 Fourth of July parade begins!  From there, enjoy the large trucks, creative floats, music, dancing, BMX bike stunts, cheerleaders, tumblers and all the other entertaining […]


The final phase of the  Downtown Elgin Streetscape began March 21, 2016, with improvements being made to the Chicago Street and Highland Avenue Bridges and the frontage road that connects them adjacent to State Street/Route 31.When this project is finished, the gateway to downtown Elgin will mirror the beautiful sidewalks, pavers and planters that have already adorned our […]