Downtown Naperville lighting up holiday cheer


Special holiday trolley tours will be offered throughout December in downtown Naperville. (Photo courtesy of

Rotary Club of Naperville is hosting the 2021 Parade of Lights in partnership with the Downtown Naperville Alliance.

The parade will travel through the heart of downtown Naperville on Friday, Nov. 26 at 7 p.m., under the beautiful twinkling lights.

Parade goers will enjoy an evening of festivities, brightly lit floats, and Santa Claus will appear. Immediately following the parade, Santa and Mrs. Claus will visit with kids inside the Naperville Public Library until 9 p.m.

Call 630-544-3372 and go to for ticket information.

Lights and Decorations Trolley Tours        

Climb aboard the Naperville Trolley to see some of Naperville’s highly decorated homes. Both public and private tours available beginning on Friday, Nov. 26 and running through December.

Visit for available dates and times. Tickets are $25 each.

Cup of Cheer House Walk

Tour four Naperville homes decorated for the holidays Cup of Cheer. Shop the Holiday Market and enjoy homemade cookies and tea.  There are two dates available, Thursday and Friday, Dec. 2 and 3.

Tickets available online through Dec. 1. Will call tickets will be available at the Holiday Market at Judd Kendall VFW Post 3873, 908 W. Jackson for pickup between 9 a.m. and4 p.m. on event days. Print your receipt and bring that with you to pick up your tickets.

Enjoy some holiday cheer with the Downtown Naperville’s annual Holiday Sweets & Treats Walk. (Photo courtesy of

Tickets are $56.50. For more information and tickets go to

Holiday Sweets & Treats Walk

Sure to satisfy any sweet tooth, Downtown Naperville’s annual Holiday Sweets & Treats Walk will be held on Sunday, Dec. 5 from noon to 5 p.m.

Attendees with receive a commemorative souvenir Sweets Tin along with a map touring many Downtown Naperville shops and restaurants.

Participants will end the afternoon with a tin full of custom made (pre-wrapped) holiday cookies, sweets & treats (one treat, per entry, per stop). And, you can enjoy holiday shopping.

Tickets are $25 each.

Event and ticket information can be found at or by calling 630-544-3372.

Holidays a cappella

Come back to the comfort of our holidays a cappella tradition with a brand-new collection of musical gifts.

Hear rare choral treasures from Norway, the Republic of Georgia, and Puerto Rico, plus music for Hanukkah, the spiritual “Sistah Mary,” and captivating new takes on beloved carols and seasonal favorites like “I’ll Be Home for Christmas.”

Ensemble member Joe Labozetta has created a program rich with beautiful harmonies, meaningful messages, and energetic fun.

Program created by Joe Labozetta Music direction by Paul Nicholson

The program will be held at Community UMC, 20 Center St., Naperville, on Sunday, Dec. 5 at 4 p.m. Tickets are $45 and $33.

For more information, visit or call 773-281-7820, Ext. 1.