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Planned Road Closure on Friday, November 25 for Niles Festival of Lights Tree Lighting and Parade

This year’s Niles Tree Lighting and Festival of Lights Parade will be held on Friday, November 25, 2022.  The event begins with the tree lighting at 6:00 pm followed by the Festival of Lights Holiday Parade at 6:30 pm.

The following roads will be closed from approximately 1:00 pm to 10:00 pm on Friday, November 25, 2022:

The following roads will remain open:

Please take extra precaution while driving in the area, as organizers expect a large attendance, many of whom will be children. Detour signs, City staff, and volunteers will be on site to help divert drivers around the road closures. Arriving early and carpools are highly recommended. No chairs are allowed on the sidewalk or spectator area until 12:00 pm on Friday, November 25, 2022. View additional safety tips and guidelines.


​NO BACKPACKS ALLOWED AT THE PARADE. During this parade and all other Fremont events, the City of Fremont asks all community members to remain aware of their surroundings and report suspicious activity. "If you see something, say something."  

If you see suspicious behavior or situations, do not confront the individuals involved. In a non-emergency, call Fremont Police Department at 510-790-6800 option 3 or TEXT-A-TIP: text “TIP FREMONTPD” followed by your message to 888-777. In an emergency or to report a crime in progress, please dial 9-1-1.