Folepi's Gifts Galore Shop & Stroll

Date & Time

  • Saturday, December 9, 2023
  • Noon to 3 p.m.


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.


Decorations sitting on a table and hanging on wallFind the perfect gift during the 10th 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.

Santa, Folepi and Balloon Art

Everyone's favorite jolly elf, Santa will visit with children of all ages at the First United Methodist Church. 

Folepi, the East Peoria Festival of Lights' toy soldier mascot, will visit with people near the carriage rides loading area. You might even catch a glimpse of The Grinch!

Get free hot chocolate for the kids and balloon Art by The Unique Twist inside Regulator Roasting Company.

Free Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides

A woman petting a horse hitched to a carriage and text "Tarvins Percherons"

During the shop and stroll event there will be free horse-drawn carriage rides, weather permitting, by Tarvin's Percherons. Learn more about Tarvin's Percherons.

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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 1, 2024.

(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.)

Shop and Stroll map - click on the map to download it

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