Celebrate the Holidays in Downtown Lisle

Enjoy Magical Holiday Events in Downtown Lisle!

Lights of Lisle

Once Upon a Christmas

Lisle Santa Train

Merry on Main

Join your friends and neighbors, and even Santa Claus, for several memorable holiday events on December 1 - 2 in Downtown Lisle! The glow from thousands of luminarias, twinkling holiday tree lights, a Main Street businesses event, and storefront decorations among other events and attractions will transform downtown Lisle into a truly magical place. This striking setting is the perfect backdrop for a weekend full of FREE, fun holiday activities. 

2018 Holidays in Downtown Lisle Schedule of Events

Lisle Santa Parade Entry Form 

To view highlights of this event from 2014, watch the Lights of Lisle Video

Additional Event Activities


  • Pre-K through 5th Grade Coloring Contest. 
    Entry forms will be delivered to local schools the week of November 5th.  Winners will receive a prize and ride in the Santa Parade on the Holiday Trolley. 
  • Enjoy items purchased from food truck vendors and sing your favorite holiday hit at Christmas Karaoke in Burlington Square  
  • Enjoy delicious cookies, hot chocolate, festive holiday music and live performances in the Village Hall Board Room
  • Join Mayor Pecak for the annual Tree Lighting Ceremony, held at 6 p.m. at the community holiday tree on the grounds of Village Hall
  • Take a trolley ride through the downtown to view thousands of luminarias lining the streets and PrairieWalk Pond
  • Visit your favorite Downtown Lisle shops to find unique gifts, special offers, treats and more at the Merry on Main Holiday Walk.

Once Upon a Christmas


"Once Upon a Christmas," an annual event held at the Museums of Station Park campus, features children's crafts, brick oven baking, blacksmithing and ice carving. 
  
Come join us for this wonderful family-oriented event!