People celebrating with wine at dinner

The Great Indoors

Sure, outdoor adventures abound in Carpentersville, but there is a whole host of things to do when you just want to stay inside.


Satisfy your hunger with south-of-the-border cuisine at nationally recognized El Molino Mexican Cuisine or Zocalo Bar & Grill. Both enjoy hordes of loyal fans who definitely have opinions on which is best!

Dinner Plate With Sizzling Chicken
People Watching Movies


Check out the latest blockbuster at Cinema 12 theater, part of the family-owned Classic Cinemas group. Or gather with your crew at Liberty Lanes: the perfect place to host a birthday party or enjoy a friends night out.


The BRIX on the Fox

You found the perfect someone, now find the perfect place to exchange “I dos.” BRIX is a wedding venue located in the former Borden Condensed Milk Company building situated on the Fox River. The 1889 building has been under an impressive restoration after being purchased by OTTO Engineering in 2014. BRIX is the latest addition, offering 9,600 square feet of truly unique event space.

Flowers In The City


Main Street Bicycles

Main Street Bicycles

Since 2004, Main Street Bicycles' mission has been to be one of the greatest full-service bike shops around while supporting the bicycle community in as many ways as possible. They are conveniently located in historic Old Town Carpentersville, just minutes from the incredible Fox River Trail system, which connects the entire Fox Valley. Their expert team will have you outfitted and ready to hit the trails in no time.

Woodman’s Markets

Since 2004, family-owned Woodman’s has served as a food paradise for the residents and visitors of the Village of Carpentersville. Shoppers enjoy its vast selection of produce and packaged, refrigerated and frozen goods. The no-frills shopping experience is sure to be reflected at the cash register, too. Get ready to shop until you drop without breaking the bank.

Vegetables at Woodman Market

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The Great Outdoors

Carpentersville offers countless ways to enjoy the outdoors and natural resources unique to the area.

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Looking for some quality time? Residents and visitors alike enjoy free activities throughout the summer.

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