Fall Events at the Ice House Mall

Barrington High School Alumni Homecoming Celebration at Chessie’s Restaurant – Saturday October 7, at  Chessie’s Restaurant. Join the Barrington Alumni Association and Chessie's Restaurant for a fun filled day of  Live Music, Food and Fun for the whole family. The Homecoming festivities start at 11am after the Homecoming parade.


Restaurant Week in Lake County and Barrington – Visit Chessie’s for Restaurant Week Lunch and Dinner specials.


Halloween Costume Contest and Pageant – Saturday, Oct. 21 1pm with Sunburst Beauty Pageant.



Trick or Treating at the Mall – Tuesday, October 31 Noon – 5:00 pm – Kids Craft Corner and Costume Contest!



Kaleidoscope School of Art Holiday Event –  Mini Art Lessons, Make and Take Event  Handmade Terra cotta Tiles to decorate,  Holiday Ornaments ready to paint,  Child Art Work Sale , Fun and Free Family Activities, Paper Engineering, Paint and Water Fun and More!


“Meals of Hope” for Donations to the Illinois Food Bank. Collections start, Friday, November 13 through Monday, Dec 23.  Bring in your donations when visiting Santa and help those in need during the holiday season. Donation boxes located near Santa’s Winter Wonderland and throughout the mall.


Thanksgiving Buffet Dinner at Chessie’s Restaurant – Thursday, November 23– Call for reservations. 847-382-5020.



Santa’s Grand Welcome to the Ice House Mall  

Santa’s Grand Welcome is Saturday, December 2; 11:00am to 3pm at the Ice House Mall and the Grand Welcome begins with a magical holiday story hour by none other than, Mrs. Claus at 11:00am. Kids will love the story of The Nutcracker read by Mrs. Claus and brought to life by the dancers of Dancewerks! At 12:00pm kids can join in the Holiday Parade of Characters! At 12:30 it’s time to for Santa’s Grand Arrival to the Ice House Mall!

 Bring your camera and wish lists for photos and visits with none other than the Jolly Ol’St. Nick ~ Santa Claus from 12:30pm to 3:00pm. Children are invited to Cookies & Milk with Santa courtesy of Jewel and Chessie’s Restaurant.



Free Photos & Visits with Santa Dec 2 to December 23 to Our Customers – Bring your cameras and wish lists and Children receive a free holiday gift when visiting Santa. Call for Santa’s schedule 847-381-6661 or go to www.icehousemall .  Drop your letters in Santa’s mailbox to the North Pole!


Saturday, December 9 – “Breakfast with Santa” at Chessie’s Restaurant 9am to 11am. Make your reservations at Chessie’s for a wonderful holiday buffet breakfast. Meet Santa and his Elf take family photos. Kids will also enjoy the Amazing Jack balloon artist.  Call 847-382-5020 for reservations.


December 9 – Holiday Welcome – Shop and enjoy a warm treat of Hot Cocoa &Cider and shop for all your holiday gifts at the Ice House Mall. Stores will provide FREE Gift Wrapping with holiday purchases!  Join us at 12:30 pm Story Hour by Language Stars of Barrington. At 1pm the magical sounds of the Rock ‘in Roslyn School Choir. The Barrington Village Trolley will be provided service to customers to stroll and shop throughout Barrington.



Saturday, December 16 at 11:00am – “Miss Merry Christmas Pageant” – Holiday Pageant for children. Enter ages…Baby Contest - under 1 year of age and toddlers 1-3 years of age. Miss Sunburst ages 4-6, 7-10, 11-13, 14-17 and 18-27 years of age. Entry forms at all Ice House Mall. Everyone receives a crown and trophy.


Sunday, December 31, 2017 - New Year's Eve Celebration at Chesses’ Restaurant. We have prepared a very festive New Year's Eve dinner to be accompanied by a complimentary glass of champagne. The evening will also feature Live Music for your New Year's Eve evening celebration. Call for Reservations at 847-382-5020.




Grand Opening Flesk Brewing

Grand Opening of Flesk Brewing, Father's Day weekend on Saturday, June 17 at 12pm to 12am.

Something is brewing at the Ice House Mall & Village Shops. It’s the Grand Opening of Flesk Brewing on Father’s Day weekend Saturday, June 17 the doors open at 12pm at the Ice House Mall. Flesk’s opening will be Barrington’s first brewery in town. Flesk Brewing will feature a large tap room with a bar and seating for around 75 plus, selling homemade beers brewed and bottled in many styles including pale ales along with cider and wine options.  Flesk’s mantra; “Nano, meaning extremely small. Where we may be small in production, we are huge on flavor and personality. Brewing has begun!” Flesk’s Brewing hours are Thursday, 3pm to 11pm, Friday and Saturday, 12pm to 12am and Sunday 12pm to 10pm.