Open Elgin 

Discover historic Elgin by touring buildings with unique architectural features, fascinating histories and eye-opening elements. Schools, downtown office buildings, businesses and many more, including some LEED certified structures, will be open. For more information, go to

Help bring Elgin's historical architecture to life!

Event volunteers are needed to welcome visitors at some of Elgin’s most historic and significant buildings on April 21. Duties will include greeting guests and sharing information about a building during two- or four-hour shifts. Sign up with a friend and work together. Contact Nancy Haggard at 847-289-5840 or no later than March 1.




**Sponsored by Elgin Area Chamber and the Enhancing Elgin Committee of the Elgin Development Group, the City of Elgin, School District U-46, Judson University, Elgin Area Convention & Visitors Bureau,  Downtown Neighborhood Association, the Elgin History Museum,  the Elgin Symphony Orchestra, Hamilton Wings AND Create, Innovate, Ignite and the Gail Borden Public Library District.