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Thank You Blue Island for a GREAT Parade

A big thanks to everyone that came out, residents and visitors alike, for the Blue Island Christmas Light Parade on Saturday, December 3rd. We think it was one of the best yet, with 60 entries, thousands of spectators and a very busy Uptown! We’d like to give a special thanks to our parade committee: Ald. Tom Hawley, Jerry and Lori ... Read More »

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 »

Thank You to Taverez Family

A huge Thank You goes to the Taverez Family, owners of Harvey Pallets, for sponsoring Christmas Decorations in Blue Island this year! Due to their generous donation, wreaths, boughs and ribbons will be on lamp posts on Western Avenue from Burr Oak to Grove Street and on Olde Western Avenue. It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas… thank you Taverez Family ... Read More »

Christmas Light Parade and Open House

Celebrate the holidays on Saturday, December 7th at the Blue Island Christmas Light Parade and Open House! A new tradition in Uptown Blue Island, families and friends gather to cheer for bands, dancers, floats, dancing horses and much more, all decorated with festive holiday lights! The Parade is on Western Avenue from Union to Grove Streets and begins at 5:30pm. Bring the ... Read More »

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 ... Read More »