Festival of Lights

Saturday, November 25, 2023 | 3:00-8:00 p.m.

Celebrate the holiday spirit with the Village of Fox Lake at the Fox Lake Festival of Lights! Prior to the parade and tree lighting, attend a Kris Kringle Winter Market located at the Community Garden Green from 3 - 6 p.m.

The parade will start at 5 p.m. at Grant Community High School. Immediately following the parade there will be the Annual Tree Lighting at Millennium Park and opening of the Santa Cottage.

To participate in the Holiday Decorating Contest, please visit here: Link coming soon!

Interested in being a vendor? Please email Pilarczykt@foxlake.org

For questions - please call the Parks and Recreation Department at (224) 225-1404. 


Festival of Lights Parade

The Festival of Lights Parade starts at Grant Community High School (285 E Grand Ave) and makes it's way down Grand Avenue into Downtown Fox Lake, IL. Lineup begins at 4 p.m. with the parade starting at 5 p.m. Participants are encouraged to decorate and light up their floats and cars! The more lights – the better!

Parade Application 

Kris Kringle Market Vendor Application

For questions regarding the Festival of Lights Parade, please call the Parks and Recreation Department at (224) 225-1404.  

Festival of Lights Parade Map

2022 Festival of Lights House Decorating Contest Winners

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