It's all about community


Voice your choice...

The Niles Festival of Lights Parade has been and always will be about the community. This year we have added this website, increased our Social Media presence, and have reached out to more people than ever before.

One more thing we are adding, a "People's Choice" for your favorite float! Winner will have bragging rights for an entire year!

Limit one per email address... lets have some fun!

Winner of the 2017 Niles Festival of Lights Parade "People's Choice" poll:


Tri-City Band Corps

Tri-City Band Corps, Winner of the People's Choice Vote!

Tri-City Band Corps, Winner of the People's Choice Vote!


Here is the tally of votes received (Note: there were a slough of fake emails used that were removed from the final tally....):

53 - Tri-City Band Corps Royal Regiment
51 - American High School Eagles Marching Band
40 - Fremont Flowers
37 - Alameda Masonic Lodge F.A.M. #167
21 - Irvington Business Association
8 - The Tap Dancing Christmas Trees

Other entries receiving votes:

Washington Hospital
Vintage Volks Car Club
Unravel Pediatric Cancer
The Florence
Our Lady of Guadalupe Saints
Niles Essanay Silent Film Museum
Masonic Homes of California - Siminoff Daylight Lodge #850
Fremont Fire Department
Escobar Ranch
Crippsmas Place
Corpus Christi Catholic Church
Cloverleaf Youth Bowlers
City of Newark
City of Fremont Police Department
Balloon Platoon