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Holiday Happenings December 4 in Blue Island

Blue Island is bursting with Christmas Cheer this Saturday, Dec. 4 as the holidays swing into full gear in the Island!

The Blue Island Park District hosts their annual lunch with Santa from 11am – 2pm. Pre-registration is the only way to guarantee entry, which includes activities, crafts, snacks, and of course a picture with Santa. Call 708-385-3304 for more info.

Get ready for the big Blue Island Light Parade by starting with Christmas movies at the Blue Island Public Library. Movies are free and start at 2:30pm.

The Christmas Light Parade kicks off at 5:30pm and heads down Western Ave with the big man himself, Santa Claus, making an appearance after the parade at MetroSouth Park, where you can warm up with soup and hot chocolate before heading off on a carriage ride through Uptown.

Friends of the Library host a Christmas open house at 6pm featuring the Library’s Christmas Tree and win tickets to holiday theater at Beverly Art Center.

Plus, various Uptown businesses will be have open-houses with raffle drawings and refreshments, including Flowers by Cathé, Franklin Framing, CARR home-garden-holiday, and Lillian’s Antiques. Cornerstone Gallery holds their annual Christmas exhibition from 5pm – 10pm.


2:30 p.m. Christmas movies at the Blue Island Public Library
5:00 p.m. Cornerstone Art Gallery Christmas Show opens
5:30 p.m. Christmas Light Parade on Western Avenue
6:00 p.m. Friends of the Library Christmas Open House at the Library
6:30 p.m. Festivities at MetroSouth Park, corner of York & Western.