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National Cheesecake Day Celebrations @ Eli’s Cheesecake Bakery Café
Jul 26 – Jul 28 all-day

NCCDWeek2018National Cheesecake Day… a five day extravaganza!


Thursday, July 26th: Decorate a Slice of Eli’s Cheesecake at the Eli’s Farmer’s Market plus cheesecake and dessert samples all day. Musical entertainment by finger-style acousitc guitarist Merv Collins.

Friday, July 27th: Decorate a slice of Eli’s Cheesecake all day in our Bakery Cafe! Plus cheesecake and dessert samples all day at Eli’s Cheesecake at O’Hare United Terminal 3 near the dinosaur from 12pm-2pm.

Saturday, July 28th: Visit Eli’s Cheesecake Bakery Cafe and stop by our Creation Station! Eli’s culinary team will teach you how to make Cheesecake Cannolis at 10am and 1pm, and Cheesecake Sandwiches at noon and 3pm. Decorate your own cupcakes at our Rainbow Unicorn Cupcake Decorating Mini Class ($18 per person) at 11am and 2pm. Space for the Cupcake class is limited, register by July 20th at

Eli’s Farm Stand & Fresh Market @ Eli’s Cheesecake Bakery Café
Jul 26 @ 7:00 am – 1:00 pm

FM-July26Get a Head Start on our National Cheesecake Day Festivities!

Fresh fruits and vegetables as well as hand crafted goods, flowers, and more will be available for purchase.
FREE Continental Breakfast from 8am – 10am with $10 market purchase.
Lunch on the Grill will be served from 11am – 1pm. Menu TBD.

PLUS, Free Samples all day in the Bakery Café!

Special Events: FREE Cheesecake Slice Decorating, FREE Cheesecake Samples & Live Music (10am-12:30pm)


Farmer’s Market is every Thursday from 7am-1pm through August 30, 2018.

For more details, or to become a vendor, contact us at or call (773) 308- 7000.

Eli’s Annual Classic Car Show @ Eli’s Cheesecake Bakery Café
Jul 29 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

ClassicCarShowJoin us for the annual Eli’s Cheesecake Festival

& show off your Classic Car!

The first 200 participants to register will receive a free Cheesecake and 2018 Dash Plaque.

$12 Pre-Registration Entry Fee per car for pre-registration.

          ● Pre-Registration is due by July 27 at 4pm.

          ● Car entry fees benefit The New Horizons Center for the Developmentally Disabled.

          ● Registration will be available on-site at the show, with a $15 per car entry fee.

For more information or to pre-register, click here.

Cheesecake Festival @ Eli’s Cheesecake Bakery Café
Jul 29 @ 9:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Festival-Flyer-2018Eli’s Cheesecake Festival

Sunday, July 39

We’re celebrating National Cheesecake Day with our Annual Cheesecake Festival! For more details, visit

Classic Car Show, Cheesecake Games and activities for the whole family, plus enjoy plenty of free Cheesecake samples.

Leading up to the festival, Eli’s will start the celebration on Thursday, 7/26 at Eli’s Farm Stand and Fresh Market, continue on Friday 7/27 with Cheesecake Slice Decorating, plus a Creating Station on Saturday 7/28! The celebrations continue on Monday 7/30 (NATIONAL CHEESECAKE DAY) with a FREE Slice of Cheesecake!

National Cheesecake Day @ Eli’s Cheesecake Bakery Café
Jul 30 all-day

NCCD2018It’s our FAVORITE day of the year!

Follow #ElisMobile on twitter to discover where we will be handing out FREE slices around Chicago and meet and greet Eli’s mascot Big Slice and Eli’s Big Cheese, Marc Schulman.


Enjoy a FREE slice of Eli’s Cheesecake all day at Eli’s Cheesecake Bakery Cafe and try a special made-to-order dessert: Eli’s Smoosh®, cheesecake ice cream combo, Eli’s Dippers®, frozen cheesecake on a stick, dipped in chocolate, or make-your-own Eli’s Cheesecake Topping Bar.