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 25, 2017 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:
  • 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 and The Home Depot
  • 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 

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 Holly Jolly commercial https://youtu.be/1LJXbnzAGSg  

If you are a vendor or merchant interested in selling your products at the event, contact the Niles Economic Development Coordinator Ross Klicker at 847-588-8074.
 


Sponsorship Opportunities


If you are interested in sponsoring the 2017 Holly Jolly event, click here for the Sponsorship Form.
   
 
 
 

Thank you to our 2017 Contributors :



Benefactors - $1,000
  

  • Big Blue Swim School - 7428 N. Waukegan
  • Foss Swim School - 8299 W. Golf
  • Golf Mill Shopping Center - Milwaukee Avenue and Golf Road
  • JohnsByrne Co. - 6701 W. Oakton
  • Papagalino Bakery - 9014 N. Milwaukee 

Sponsors - $500

  • Assi Plaza - 8901 N. Milwaukee 
  • Groot Industries - 2500 Landmeier Rd., Elk Grove Village
  • Shure Inc. - 5800 W. Touhy
  • Specialty Print Communications - 6019 W. Howard

Donors - $250

  • Flix Candy - 6401 Gross Point Road
  • Home Comfort Services - 6881 N. Milwaukee
  • Kolpak, Lerner & Grcic - 6767 N. Milwaukee
  • Miraj Layalena Restaurant - 8801 N. Milwaukee
  • Niles Discount Cleaners - 7427 N. Harlem

Supporters - $100 or less
 

  • AuRa Spa - 7633 N. Milwaukee
  • Binny's Beverage Depot - 8935 N. Milwaukee
  • Christine Pusateri Solutions - 7665 N. Milwaukee
  • Civic Center Cleaners - 812 Civic Center Drive
  • Coachlight Realty - 7735 N. Milwaukee
  • Dear Franks of Niles - 5699 W. Touhy
  • Harlem & Milwaukee Currency Exchange - 7505 N. Milwaukee
  • Hyun Hair Salon - 9026 Greenwood
  • Jeron Electronic Systems - 7501 N. Natchez
  • Lee Nails Touhy - 5704 W. Touhy
  • LeFrench Twist Hair Salon - 7633 N. Milwaukee
  • Niles Car Wash - 900 Civic Center Drive
  • 7-Eleven Mobil - 8575 W. Dempster
  • Taco Bell - 7535 N. Harlem
  • Tribune Products - 5719 W. Howard
  • Village Motel - 6871 N. Milwaukee