Welcome to the City of Evanston! The community is on the shores of beautiful Lake Michigan and a short trip by car or transit from the City of Chicago. With a vision to create the most livable city in America, Evanston celebrates the diversity of the City's opportunities and residents. Explore the Northwestern University campus, downtown Evanston, unique commercial districts and neighborhoods, delicious and exciting culinary options, and more!
Chicago's North Shore Convention & Visitors Bureau offers suggestions on what to see and do when visiting Evanston.
Have a question? Contact Evanston's 3-1-1 service by calling 311 while in Evanston or call/text 847-448-4311.
The Morton Civic Center is located at 2100 Ridge Ave., in Evanston. Office hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Evanston Parks, Recreation and Community Services facility hours vary.