Highland Park, IL -- Discover everything you need for the start of the new school year in Downtown Highland Park! Whether you're looking for clothing, shoes, backpacks or school supplies, the unique variety of Downtown Highland Park shops have it all.
Show up to school in style wearing the latest trends and hottest fashion items from the hip boutiques of Downtown Highland Park. Save big at Fun @ E Street (1876 First Street) with their Back to School Passes! Make a donation to Autism Speaks or GivingRocks and receive 25% off for one day, one week, or the entire month of August. A one day pass cost $40, a one week pass cost $75 and a one month pass cost $150.
Start school off on the right foot with new shoes from the Bootery or New Balance North Shore! Bring in your old, worn out shoes to the Bootery (492 Central Avenue) and receive $8 off the regular price of any pair of children's gym shoes, back to school shoes or fashion boots, or get $10 off winter ready boots (excluding UGGs). Trade-In Days continues through August 25, 2013. Now through August 31 New Balance North Shore (610 Central Avenue) is offering a free gift with the purchase of new shoes. Enjoy "Giftpalooza" with free sunglasses for kids with purchases of kid's shoes over $39 and free t-shirts for adults with purchases of shoes over $75.
If you're in the market for a new backpack look no further than Uncle Dan's (621 Central Aveue)! Trade in your old backpack/messenger bag and receive 15% off a new one for school. Uncle Dan's carries leading brands such as North Face, Jansport, Timbuk2 and Osprey. Plus, check out their newest brand, Ivar - the most comfortable and ergonomically correct backpack.
With totes, stress balls, markers and folders, Teacher Peach (458 Central Avenue) has everything you need for the new school year! Now through Labor Day, save big with their back-to-school super sale. Each week Teacher Peach will feature six super sale items for even bigger savings. Check their website frequently for amazing deals and receive 15% off every item in their online store.
If your children are already feeling the stress of school, help them relax with a massage from Therapeutic Kneads (1779 Green Bay Road)! Kids 17 and under will receive $10 off each one hour massage during the month of August. School ID is required.
For more information on where to purchase back to school items in Downtown Highland Park visit www.downtownhp.com
The Downtown Highland Park Alliance is a public-private partnership of the Highland Park CBD Property Owners Association, the City of Highland Park and the Highland Park Chamber of Commerce. The Alliance was founded in 2008 to enhance the economic vitality of Downtown Highland Park. The operations and promotions of the Alliance are funded by a Special Service Area commercial property tax currently authorized through 2013.