December 7, Parade of Lights, Tree lighting & MORE!

Photo Credit Shannon Antinori

See you December 7, 2012; Starting with Parade of Lights at 5PM! 

Happy Holidays to you and your families! 

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Winter Wonderland and Hope for the Holidays
Friday, December 7, 2012
The Romeoville Recreation Department and Fat Ricky’s have teamed up, once again, to combine Winter Wonderland and Hope for the Holidays into one spectacular event! All activities will be held inside the Recreation Center, 900 W. Romeo Rd. Admission is one non-perishable food item per attendee; all donations will go towards Hope for the Holidays’ care packages. Sponsored by Fat Ricky’s. Held in conjunction with the Tree Lighting Ceremony and Parade of Lights. 


  • Children’s Entertainment
  • Carolers
  • Inflatables
  • Book Fair
  • Crafts
  • Picture with Santa (available to the first 300 children)
Tree Lighting Ceremony
Friday, December 7, 2012
Celebrate the tree lighting ceremony with Santa as we light up the night with festive lights on the 30 foot spruce outside the Recreation Department! Tree will be decorated with the handmade ornaments from RomeoFest. Attend the ceremony to look for your ornament! 

Please dress for the weather! 

The Tree Lighting Ceremony is held in conjunction with Winter Wonderland and the Parade of Lights.

Parade of Lights
Friday, December 7, 2012
Line Up: 5:00pm – Depart: 5:30pm
Help bring Santa to the Recreation Department for a night of fun! The Parade Route starts at AVM Middle School and ends at Village Hall (Santa will ends at the Recreation Center for tree lighting). 

Applications will be available to pick up at the Recreation Department beginning Monday, September 24th. If you’re interested in entering the Parade of Lights, contact Chad Ziller (950 Premrose Ct., Romeoville, IL •(815) 671-0706 • and return applications by Friday, November 16th by mail or email. All entries will receive a participation ribbon. Entries are limited to local fire/police departments, not-for-profit organizations, and local sport teams/groups, and businesses. 

Romeoville Firefighters Local 4237 will provide and serve hot chocolate and cookies immediately following the parade and at the beginning of the tree lighting ceremony. Held in conjunction with Winter Wonderland and the Tree Lighting Ceremony!


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