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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 »

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 »

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 »

Celebrate the Holidays in Blue Island

Blue Island presents its much-loved Holiday Light Parade on Saturday, December 3, 2011. Festooned in lights, watch as bands, floats, cars, bikes, even horses march down Western Ave in Uptown Blue Island spreading holiday cheer. Children’s Christmas Entertainment (3-5pm) Lyric Theatre – 12952 Western Ave. Clowns, kids review, and suprises! Call 708-388-5735 to reserve your seat. Christmas Light Parade (5:30pm) ... Read More »