This is the second annual 18 Days on 18th Street, a Pilsen campaign designed to lighten the load for holiday shoppers. Select Pilsen businesses will offer discounts through Dec. 24, with the campaign kicking off at the 25th Ward tree lighting at Plaza Tenochtitlan from 5-7 p.m. Friday.

Participating businesses include Harbee Liquors and Tavern, 1345 W. 18th St.; Simone's, 960 W. 18th St.; Pl-zen restaurant, 1519 W. 18th St.; the National Museum of Mexican Art, Redmoon Theater and many more.