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15th Annual Light Parade and Festival

It’s Christmas in Blue Island!

Blue Island’s 15th Annual Light Parade and Festival kicks off this Saturday, December 3. Our famous Christmas Light Parade features bedecked bands, floats and vehicles on Western Ave in Uptown Blue Island. The Light Parade steps off at 5:30pm from Union to Grove St.

Adding to the holiday cheer, Blue Island Library is screening holiday classics from 1-4pm. The Kringle Mart opens at the Park at York & Western at 3pm, joined by free children’s train rides from 3-7pm. Following the parade, visit with Santa Claus at the Park from 6:30-9pm.

Blue Island Chamber has partnered local businesses to host open houses and special events across Uptown and on Olde Western Avenue. Celebrate this festive day in the Island!