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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 ... Read More »

#shopsmall this Saturday and Find Blue!

Small Business Saturday is just around the corner and we’re encouraging everyone to Shop Local. Blue Island’s Light Parade Committee has adopted this day with a fun Elf on the Shelf inspired hunt. Visit all 13 local businesses on this 2016 Elf on the Shelf sheet. Have an employee initial your sheet once you find our elf, Blue. Return your ... Read More »

Blue Island Holiday Light Parade and Market 2016

Our favorite time of year… Blue Island’s fantastic, night time Holiday Light Parade is around the corner. If you’re a local business, vendor or parade unit, here’s how to get involved: We’re looking for parade entries ready to be bedecked in holiday lighting to march down Western Avenue in Uptown Blue Island. Parade is Saturday, December 3. Sign up now, ... Read More »

Prescription Drug Take Back

The Blue Island Police Department is accepting unused and expired prescription drugs and other medication on Saturday, October 22 from 10am to 2pm. Drug take backs are safer for our environment, keeping old medication out of landfills and our water supply. Read More »

Final Cruise Night on Olde Western

The final Cruise Night for 2016 happens tonight, 9/12, and moves to Olde Western Avenue. Check out the cool cars OOW (on Olde Western). Thanks all for a successful Cruise Night season! Read More »