Folepi's Gifts Galore Shop & Stroll

Folepi’s Gifts Galore Shop and Stroll LogoDate & Time

  • Saturday, December 10, 2022
  • Noon to 3 p.m.

Location

The Shop and Stroll event will take place in the Historic Four Corners District in East Peoria (bounded by Washington Street and McKinley Street) and adjacent areas.

Details

Christmas items and decorations on a table and wallsFind the perfect gift during the 9th annual Folepi’s Gifts Galore Shop and Stroll in the Historic Four Corners District, bounded by East Washington and McKinley streets, and adjacent areas.

Visit the locally-owned unique participating businesses featuring handcrafted items, vintage clothing, jewelry, and more, in East Peoria’s original downtown.

Grab some lunch at the tea room, and purchase a gifts for someone (or yourself).

Support East Peoria small businesses by attending the Shop and Stroll.

Meet Folepi, Visit with Santa and Get Free Balloons

Folepi, the Festival of Lights' soldier mascot, will be on hand to greet everyone with holiday cheer.

The kids can visit with Santa Claus and get free Balloons By The Unique Twist and Twisting Crew inside the First United Methodist Church.

And, you might even catch a glimpse of The Grinch!

Free Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides

Image of a person, outdoors, horse and carriage and text "Tarvins Percherons"

During the shop and stroll event there will be free horse-drawn carriage rides by Tarvin's Percherons (weather permitting).

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Rewards & Coupons

Many of the participating businesses will offer gift certificate drawings and holiday refreshments.

Those who spend $25 or more at a participating business will receive a coupon for a free admission to the Folepi's Winter Wonderland drive-through display. The coupon can be redeemed any time through January 2, 2023.

(NOTE: Purchase receipt must be presented in person during the Shop and Stroll from noon until 3 p.m. at Attitudes and Images to get the Winter Wonderland pass. Receipts cannot be combined to equal $25.)

Participating Businesses

  • Vintique, 119 E Washington Street - A vintage and antique store with unique and primitive items. During the Shop and Stroll, Vintique will have a drawing for each customer when they purchase an item for the opportunity to win money off their purchase. Learn more about Vintique on Facebook.
  • The Pickers Daughter, 125 E Washington Street - An old country store flair with dozens of vendors offering antiques, farmhouse, primitives, collectibles, jewelry, bath products, candles, vintage, handmade items and more. During the Shop and Stroll The Pickers Daughter will do four drawings for gift baskets. Learn more about The Pickers Daughter on Facebook.
  • Craftology, 131 E. Washington St. - A new business offering a wide variety of items including jams, boutique, plus size boutique, redone furniture and more. During the Shop and Stroll Craftology will have gift basket drawings and discounted items. Learn more about Craftology on Facebook.
  • Emerald Tea Room & Gifts, 132 McKinley Street - Lunch and gifts are available in the Tea Room. Lunch reservations are encouraged and can be made by calling 309-694-1972. The Tea Room will do a drawing for a free lunch giveaway, and have hot beverages, cookies and treats. Gourmet coffees and teas and gift items will be available. Learn more about Emerald Tea Room & Gifts on Facebook.
  • Birds Barber Parlor, 138 McKinley Street - Offering barber services in in East Peoria's Historic Four Corners District.
  • Attitudes and Nail Images, 200 Anna Street - A family based full-service salon open since 2006. Hair care products are available for sale, as well as jewelry and holiday coffee/hot chocolate cup toppers by Bella. Attitudes is the site to receive the free Folepi’s Winter Wonderland pass for those who spend $25 or more at a participating business. 
  • Relics East Peoria, 200 E McKinley Street - Peoria-based Relics has just opened its second location in East Peoria and bills itself as "your happy neighborhood gift shop". Relics sells gifts, plants, jewelry and more, and will have a drawing for a $50 Relics gift card. Learn more about Relics on Facebook.
  • Bells Natural Products and Coffee, 213 E Washington Street - An all natural store providing name-brand natural products. During the Shop and Stroll Bells will offer free gummie samples while they last. The business is expanding in 2023 to offer coffee beans and hot coffee to go. Learn more about Bells Natural Products and Coffee on Facebook.
  • First United Methodist Church, 154 E Washington Street – The church will have a craft fair along with baked goods, popcorn, cotton candy and more. Bring the kids to visit with Santa Claus and get free Balloons By The Unique Twist and Twisting Crew. The church is also available for restrooms and parking. In addition, the raffle baskets and silent auction basket from the November 5, 2022 Theresa Tracy Trot for Pancreatic Cancer will be in room B1 at the church from noon until 2:40 p.m.  Due to a terrible wind and rain storm they were unable to offer the raffle and silent auction. There are 45 raffle baskets and 39 silent auction baskets. (NOTE: Since this is a fundraiser, raffle and silent auction purchases are NOT eligible for the Winter Wonderland free pass.) 
  • Regulator Roasting Company, 400 E Washington Street - A locally owned business offering fresh roasted coffees, whole bean or fresh ground by the bag, as well as loose leaf teas, brewing equipment, mugs and more. During the Shop and Stroll Regulator will offer 10% off brewing equipment.
  • 309 Threads, 400 E Washington Street -  A screen printing company/T-shirt business with over 10 years of experience based in East Peoria and shipping items nationwide. Specialties are shirts for screen printing, vinyl and sublimation. During the Shop and Stroll, 309 Threads will have a prize drawing and discounted items. Learn more about 309 Threads on Facebook.
  • Enough Stuff Thrift Shop, 422 E Washington Street, Suite 100 -  A thrift store where folks can shop for free or donate money for items and pay what they want. Also available are handmade crafts and original artwork for sale. Anyone interested in supporting the shop’s community mission can sign up as a member at www.enoughstuffclub.com. New members receive a free piece of art every month as a thank you. 
  • Sweet Accents, 435 Taylor Street - A new local business offering home goods and candy in a boutique setting. Check out their blankets, pillows, baskets, wall art, candy and more. During the Shop and Stroll Sweet Accents will give away a gift basket and gift cards. Learn more about Sweet Accents.

Folepi's Gifts Galore Shop and Stroll Map - Click the map to download it

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