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Holiday Market returns this weekend

The long wait is over - the Village's annual Holiday Happenings returns this weekend! Come out from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 3 and from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4 and Sunday, Dec. 5 for three days of holiday fun for the entire family.
 
The weekend will kick off with a holiday singalong and the Community Tree Lighting Ceremony at 5:30 p.m. Friday in Zabrocki Plaza. Afterward and throughout the weekend, stop by the large, heated tent to shop for unique designs and creations at nearly 30 vendors. Children will have fun writing letters to Santa and creating cards for those in the Armed Forces, as well as making a fun holiday hat for $1 and decorating their own cookie for $2.
 
Entertainment inside the tent will include the Andrew High School Holiday Ensembles, the Tinley Park High School Jazz Ensemble, T-N-T Extreme Dance, Fourth Wall Improv, Fierke Choir, Kindercarolers, Tinley Park Community Band, Tinley Park Preschool Candy Cane Carolers, Patrick Flanagan Magic, Central Middle School Eighth Grade Band Ensemble, Dance Images Holiday Performers and Kirby School District 140 Combined Chorus and Jazz Bands.

Other activities will include old-fashioned carriage rides, socially distant photos with Santa Claus, the Tinseltown Track Train, photo opportunities by the snow globe and the Holiday Walk, model trains and miniatures at the Vogt Visual Arts Center, a Holiday Open House at the Tinley Park Historical Society and the Tinley Toyland Parade (featuring the arrival of Santa Claus) at 11:45 a.m. Saturday along Oak Park Avenue. The weekend will conclude with the Parade of Lights at 5 p.m. Sunday along Oak Park Avenue.
 
Tinley Park ornaments dating back to 1989 also will be on sale at the Village info booth for only $3 each while supplies last. Other Village merchandise such as Tinley Park postcards, Bluetooth speakers, winter hats and coffee mugs also will be on sale.
 
You can also see an interactive map detailing all of the weekend's holiday activities.

2021 Holiday Market Poster