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Now Accepting Applications for the Batavia Boardwalk Shops

Mon February 3, 2020

Batavia, IL - The Batavia Boardwalk Shops are designed to attract small businesses, create more retail shopping, and bring people into Downtown Batavia for both this unique destination and the rest of our downtown. The shops will be open from the end of May until the end of October for this first 2020 season with eight distinctive new local businesses. 

This program offers an opportunity to sell products and services of interest to patrons. Vendors located in the shops will be exposed to traffic from the Batavia Farmers’ Market, Second Fridays and all other events held downtown. There will also be many promotions coming out of both Batavia MainStreet and the City of Batavia to attract patrons to the Boardwalk Shops.

We only have eight 12×12 shops available and expect a large number of applications in 2020, so please apply promptly.

Batavia MainStreet is now accepting applications. They are available on Please make sure to read all vendor information for required hours, vendor fees, and other important information.

The deadline to apply is Friday, February 21, 2020 at 5 pm.

For more information, please contact Jamie Saam- Batavia Boardwalk Shop Manager at or 630.761.3528

The Batavia MainStreet program is a not-for-profit, community-based organization devoted to enhancing downtown Batavia’s identity as the heart of the community through dedicated volunteer efforts. Our vision is to help create a unique and vital downtown that enriches the business community, embraces history, celebrates the arts, preserves our natural environment and promotes quality events to instill a ‘sense of place’ in our community.