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 Idols Show Choir, 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!
Parking for the event is available at Skaja Terrace Funeral Home and Royal Bank across the street.

Street Closures: 


Please note that Odell between Kirk and Mulford will close from 12:00 Noon thru 9:00 p.m. All cars need to be removed prior to noon that day.   That area will be reserved for set-up and event handicap parking.  Residents on Odell will have access to their driveways but should use Kirk Street to turn on to Odell.

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/GO7pCWDOStc  
 


Thank you to our 2018 Contributors :



Presenting Sponsor -  $4,000
CD One horizontal

Benefactors - $1,000

  • Coldwell Banker | Laura Herlo, Real Estate Agent - 6400 N. Northwest Highway
  • Foss Swim School - 8299 W. Golf Road, Four Flaggs Mall
  • Golf Mill Shopping Center - Milwaukee Avenue and Golf Road
  • Harvest Bible Chapel - 7333 N. Caldwell Avenue
  • Johns Byrne - 6701 W. Oakton Street
  • Papagalino Pastry Shop & Cafe - 9014 N. Milwaukee Avenue
Trackless Train Sponsor
  • CD One Price Cleaners - 5946 W. Touhy Avenue
Visit with Santa Sponsor
  • T-Mobile - 7107 W. Dempster Street
Smores Sponsor
  • CD One Price Cleaners - 5946 W. Touhy Avenue

Sponsors - $500

  • Groot Industries - 2500 Landmeier Rd., Elk Grove Village
  • Kappys American Grill & the George D. Alpogianis Family - 7200 W. Dempster
  • Luminii, LLC - 7777 N. Milwaukee Avenue
  • Mid States Glass and Metal - 7430 N. Croname Road
  • NorthSide Community Bank - 8060 W. Oakton Street
  • Shure Inc. - 6800 W. Touhy Avenue
  • SPC Specialty Print Communication - 6019 W. Howard Street

Donors - $250

  • Brunch Cafe - 8780 W. Dempster Street
  • Guacamole Taqueria - 7023 W. Dempster Street
  • Home Comfort Services - 6881 N. Milwaukee Avenue
  • Kolpak, Lerner & Grcic - 6767 N. Milwaukee Avenue, #202
  • Los Comales Mexican Taqueria - 9055 N. Milwaukee Avenue
  • Miraj Layalena Restaurant - 8801 N. Milwaukee Avenue
  • Niles Foot and Ankle Center - 8145 N. Milwaukee Avenue
  • Niles Discount Cleaners - 7427 N. Harlem Avenue
  • Vidal & Associates - 6767 N. Milwaukee Avenue, #201

Supporters - $100 or less

  • Binny's Beverage Depot - 8935 N. Milwaukee Avenue
  • Booby's - 8161 N. Milwaukee Avenue 
  • Civic Center Cleaners - 812 Civic Center Drive
  • Christine Pusateri Solutions - 7665 N. Milwaukee Avenue
  • Dear Franks of Niles - 5699 W. Touhy Avenue
  • Niles Car Wash - 900 Civic Center Drive
  • Taco Bell - 7535 N. Harlem Avenue
  • Village Motel, 6871 N. Milwaukee Avenue