Light Up The Holidays Festival & Parade

Friday, November 29, 2024
10 a.m - 5:30 p.m
Downtown Joliet

Come out and enjoy a full day of holiday fun. This year’s Light Up the Holidays event is sponsored by The University of St. Francis. This year’s event will include a North Pole Market, North Pole Park, horse-drawn carriage rides and the always spectacular parade and firework show!
We have a full list of events below

Ride with Santa Contest!

Would your child like to win a ride on Santa’s float at the Light up the Holidays Parade? Joliet City Center Partnership is offering this free raffle opportunity to children 11 and under. Click below for more info and to enter this amazing raffle!

What To Do?

Here's a full list of FREE events for our Light Up the Holidays Festival & Parade

North Pole Park

The park will include an artificial ice skating rink, kiddie ferris wheel and train, as well as fun photo opportunities!

Horse-Drawn Carriages

Tree Lighting

Light Up the Holidays Parade

Parade Participation

Download the Participation form below to be part of this amazing event!

Sponsorship Opportunities

Download the Sponsor form below to be part of this amazing event!