Vintage is all the rage these days. Vintage clothes, vintage decor, vintage furniture...you get my point, lots of people love vintage things right now. If you happen to be a vintage lover, here are three places you need to visit in Illinois this holiday season for a truly old-fashioned Christmas experience.

Old-Fashion Christmas Celebrations in Illinois

Being a vintage appreciator myself, I went on a hunt for unique, old-fashion Christmas events my family could check out this holiday season. When I say old-fashion, what I really mean is places we could go on a horse-drawn carriage ride, enjoy some boutique, local shopping, listen to carolers, see some cool decorations...that sort of thing. Galena, Illinois is always a great place to go for that kind of experience, but we've done that before, I wanted to some new options to explore this Christmas. Here are three cool ones I found on trekaroo.com;

Vintage Holidays in Long Grove, Illinois

enjoylonggrove/Tobin Fraley via Facebook
enjoylonggrove/Tobin Fraley via Facebook
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Vintage Holidays in Long Grove, Illinois is going on now through December 19, 2021, and offers quaint shopping, carolers, Santa, horse-drawn carriage rides, and more during this unique small-town Christmas experience.

Christmas Walk and Holiday House Tour in Geneva, Illinois

Geneva, IL - Chamber of Commerce & Tourism via Facebook
Geneva, IL - Chamber of Commerce & Tourism via Facebook
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This Friday, December 2, 2021, is Geneva, Illinois' annual Christmas Walk featuring carolers, a tree lighting Santa, Saint Lucia, tons of beautiful Christmas lights, and shopping. Geneva's annual Holiday House Tour also takes place this weekend and gives you the chance to walk through 5 amazing Geneva homes that are exquisitely decorated in their Christmas finest.

Victorian Christmas in Woodstock, Illinois

City of Woodstock IL- City Hall via Facebook
City of Woodstock IL- City Hall via Facebook
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Historic Woodstock, Illinois has already begun their Victorian Christmas celebration, but there is still plenty of fun to be had including horse-drawn carriage rides, shopping, dining, holiday shows, and a Christmas Tree Walk at the Woodstock Opera House, and so much more!

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Wouldn't you know it, the most magical time of year also happens to be when this old-fashioned town looks its best.