Homer For The Holidays

THANK YOU to all who came out to celebrate with us! We had a great time at Homer for the Holidays and hope you did too!

Thank you again to all our sponsors of the event including:

Arts Guild of Homer Glen
Camp Bow Wow
Chesdan’s Pizzeria & Restaurant
Cross of Glory Lutheran Church
Glitter Your Pallet
Homer Glen Junior Woman’s Club
Homer Junior High  Show Choir
Homer Township Fire Protection District
Homer Township Road District
Konow’s Corn Maze
Oak Prairie Junior High Hi-C Choir
Rubi Agave
Schilling School 3rd/4th Grade Choir
Silver Cross Hospital
V3 Companies

Our 2019 "Dress Your Pet" Holiday Photo Contest Winners are:

1st place - Jeff
2nd place - Jack
3rd place - Bella

Winners receive a $25 gift card from Meijer and a beautiful gift basket from Camp Bow Wow. Thank you to all our 37 pet participants and over 280 voters!


FB_Event cover_holidaysHomer Glen Holiday Party and Lighting Ceremony

December 7, 2019

4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Homer Glen Heritage Park, 14240 W. 151st Street (behind Village Hall)

Join the Village in lighting up our new holiday light display!  

Homer for the Holidays begins this year with a lighting ceremony at the Active Core in Heritage Park at 4:30 p.m. The event includes monumental holiday light sculptures and thousands of mini-lights, new pole lights, and tree spritzers! Photos with Santa, holiday crafts, live music, train rides, hot cocoa and more to follow! Food trucks will have dinner available for purchase. 

Please note this is an OUTDOOR event. Please come dressed appropriately for the weather. Any changes to this event due to inclement weather will be posted on the website and on the Village Facebook page.

  • Lighting Ceremony this year the Village of Homer Glen is lighting up the Active Core! Including monumental light sculptures and a 32' pole tree.
  • Photos with Santa 
  • Free Christmas Train Ride through the Active Core Lights!
  • Holiday Arts & Crafts courtesy of Cross of Glory
  • Letters to Santa Station
  • “Dress Your Pet” Holiday Photo Contest Display - see full details below!
  • Christmas Carols sung by students of Homer Junior High School, Oak Prairie Junior High School, and Homer 33C Luther J. Schilling 3rd & 4th grade chorus.
  • Live music from the Merry Maskers Christmas Caroling Group and Roger Weaver Jazz Quartet
  • Touch-a-Firetruck provided by Homer Township Fire Protection District
  • Free hot cocoa bar provided by the Village of Homer Glen and Konow's Corn Maze
  • Food trucks (Pierogi Squad, Harold's Chicken Shack, and Ben's Soft Pretzels) with a variety of dinner and treat options for purchase

This event is free and available to all ages! Come help us spread holiday cheer this year at the Village of Homer Glen! 

If you are interested in volunteering for the event please email ablank@homerglenil.org

Please note that there is a limited amount of time available to visit Santa and ride the train. 

Dress Your Pet Photo Contest

*No Pets are allowed in Village Hall*

Show your holiday spirit by dressing your pet in Holiday garb! Simply take a photo of your pet in costume and email it to ablank@homerglenil.org by Wednesday, November 27. All entries will be displayed at the event for attendees to vote for their favorite pet. Please remember to include your name, phone number and pet’s name in your submission email. All animals are allowed to participate! 

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