Carson's Vernon Hills
3 Hawthorne Center
Vernon Hills, IL 60061

Sunday 10:00am - 8:00pm
Monday 9:00am - 10:00pm
Tuesday 8:00am - 10:00pm
Wednesday 8:00am - 10:00pm
Thursday 11:00am - 12:00am
Friday 12:00am - 11:00pm
Saturday 7:00am - 11:00pm


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About Us

About Carson's Department Store in Vernon Hills IL

Carson's Offers Timeless Quality to America's Heartland

When a business sticks around for more than a century, it must be doing something right, and a trip to Carson's in Vernon Hills, on 3 Hawthorne Center will show you why residents of four states have trusted us since 1854. Our store offers a wide array of quality merchandise at competitive prices, and we back everything up with our dedication to top-notch customer service.

Rising From the Ashes

Our story starts with two Irish immigrants who survived a shipwreck during their journey to the United States. Within a few years of starting their first dry goods store in 1854, Samuel Carson and John T. Pirie found themselves running one of America's first chain stores with locations in four different cities. After losing our headquarters to the Great Chicago Fire in 1871, we spent the next 140 years expanding to a total of 51 stores across Illinois, Wisconsin, Michigan and Indiana. Every Carson's stands as a monument to the relationships we've built by doing business in the Midwest for more than 160 years.

Diverse Offerings

Some stores specialize in one type of product, which means you could end up spending your whole weekend chasing down every item on a long shopping list. Each of our locations is a complete department store that lets you save a ton of time by browsing products from a wide range of categories:

  • Shoes
  • Jewelry
  • Housewares
  • Cosmetics
  • Apparel
  • Bed and bath

If you're in a hurry, be sure to take advantage of our store pickup option with your eligible online orders. Simply shop on our website and pick up your items within a few hours without incurring shipping charges.

Trust Our Experience

When it's time for your next shopping trip, turn to your city name of store for the customer service experience you deserve. For more information, you can contact us online or give us a call at 800-945-4438 today.


Store Events

Store Events

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Beauty DIY Party

Beauty DIY Party

September 1 - November 30 and January 1 - January 31

Host a Beauty DIY Party with us!

You select the date, time, store location, favorite cosmetic brand and type of party for you and up to 5 friends.

Our cosmetic experts will show you and your friends how to personally apply the latest beauty trends, colors and skin care products.

Plus, you'll each receive a goody bag with special treats!


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#ReturnToWonder Contest

#ReturnToWonder Contest

Thursday, October 26, 2017 - Saturday, December 9, 2017


Enter our #ReturnToWonder Contest for your chance to win:

  • $1,000 in FAO Schwarz toys including the iconic 8' Giraffe
  • $500 in FAO Schwarz toys
  • $250 in FAO Schwarz toys

To enter, simply snap a picture of yourself and your favorite FAO toy in our new FAO Schwarz toy department. Then, post the picture you took to Instagram using #ReturnToWonder and #BonTonStyle, or upload it to our website.


Clinique Diamond Earrings Giveaway

Clinique Diamond Earrings Giveaway

Sunday, November 26, 2017 - Sunday, December 24, 2017

Prizes are a girl's best friend!

Register between November 26, 2017 and December 24, 2017 for your chance to win a pair of .20 ct. t.w. diamond earrings, a $329 value, with any Clinique service. Fifty winners will be chosen!

No purchase necessary; void where prohibited. See official rules in store for complete details.


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Santa Fest

Santa Fest

Saturday, December 2, 2017

11am - 3pm

Come visit with Santa Claus!

FREE Photos with Santa!* Bring your camera or phone and share your photos #santafest

Get crafty! Decorate your own reindeer ears, make a greeting postcard and more.**

Hot chocolate courtesy of Keurig.**

Enter for a chance to win a giant Teddy Bear!*

Plus, 30% off your Kids' apparel & accessory purchases all day. In store only. Minimal exclusions apply. See associate for details.

*No purchase necessary. **While supplies last; limit one per customer.


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Santa Fest

Santa Fest

Saturday, December 9, 2017

11am - 3pm

Come visit with Santa Claus!

FREE Photos with Santa!* Bring your camera or phone and share your photos #santafest

Get crafty! Decorate your own reindeer ears, make a greeting postcard and more.**

Hot chocolate courtesy of Keurig.**

Enter for a chance to win a giant Teddy Bear!*

Plus, 30% off your Kids' apparel & accessory purchases all day. In store only. Minimal exclusions apply. See associate for details.

*No purchase necessary. **While supplies last; limit one per customer.


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In-Store Pickup Instructions

In-Store Pickup Instructions

Pick up your order in the Petites Department on the Main Level. Fine Jewelry orders are picked up in Fine Jewelry on the Main Level.

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Locations Nearby

Locations Nearby

    0.0mi Carson's Vernon Hills
    3 Hawthorne Center
    Vernon Hills, IL 60061
    10.9mi Carson's Mount Prospect
    1025 Center Drive
    Mount Prospect, IL 60056
    14.3mi Carson's Furniture Gallery Schaumburg
    830 East Golf Road
    Schaumburg, IL 60173
    14.6mi Carson's Schaumburg
    601 North Martingale Road
    Schaumburg, IL 60173
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