Holly Jolly Market and Festival

The Holly Jolly Market and Christmas Tree Lighting is a free, family-friendly event for kids of all ages.  The festivities are on Saturday, November 24, 2018 from 3:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Oasis Fun Center, 7877 N. Milwaukee Avenue.  The annual Tree Lighting Ceremony will be held outdoors at 5:30 p.m. followed by a fireworks show.  
Join in the fun! (events and entertainment subject to change)
  • Meet Santa Claus
  • Meet Mrs. Claus (sponsored by the Niles Arts and Culture Council)
  • Enjoy the sounds of the season with DJ Jules, the Gemini Jr. High Band, and the Willows Academy Chamber Choir
  • Bundle up for a ride in a horse-drawn sleigh (sleigh rides are free with a donation to the Chamber of Commerce Dollars-for-Scholars Program or a non-perishable food item)
  • See the animals at the petting zoo
  • Ride the trackless train
  • Create a craft with the Niles-Maine District Library
  • Climb aboard the Village of Niles Holly Trolley
  • Experience the lighting of the beautiful Niles Christmas Tree
  • Bring a new, unwrapped toy for the Toys for Tots Program
  • Purchase food, including salty snacks like popcorn and hot roasted nuts 
  • Purchase beverages (Cash Only) - beer, soda, water and hot mulled wine
  • Visit the Christmas Market - local vendors selling all sorts of goodies 
New this Year - Ice Carving Sculptures!

The Niles Holly Jolly event partners include the Niles Park District, the Niles Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and the Niles-Maine District Library.

Follow the link for the 2018 Holly Jolly commercial https://youtu.be/1LJXbnzAGSg  

Sponsorship Opportunities

We hope that you will consider a financial contribution to help make this event possible and promote your business: Click Here for Sponsor Form

Thank you to our 2018 Contributors :

Presenting Sponsor -  $4,000
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Benefactors - $1,000

  • Golf Mill Shopping Center - Milwaukee Avenue and Golf Road
  • Harvest Bible Chapel - 7333 N. Caldwell Avenue

Sponsors - $500

  • Groot Industries - 2500 Landmeier Rd., Elk Grove Village
  • Mid States Glass and Metal - 7430 N. Croname Road

Donors - $250

  • Brunch Cafe - 8780 W. Dempster Street
  • Niles Foot and Ankle Center
  • Niles Discount Cleaners - 7427 N. Harlem Avenue

Supporters - $100 or less

  • Booby's - 8161 N. Milwaukee Avenue 
  • Civic Center Cleaners - 812 Civic Center Drive
  • Dear Franks of Niles - 5699 W. Touhy Avenue
  • Niles Car Wash - 900 Civic Center Drive