Holiday Shopper Trolley

Holiday Shopper Trolley
Posted on 12/22/2008

You don't have to fight holiday traffic to do your shopping in Orland Park. The village's FREE Holiday Shopper Trolleys provide convenient service to the village's retail districts beginning Friday, November 28, 2008 (the day after Thanksgiving) from 11 am to 10 pm Service continues every Saturday until Christmas from 11 am to 10 pm, Sundays from 11 am to 7 pm, Wednesday, December 24 (Christmas Eve) from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Friday, December 26 from 11 am to 10 pm. This is the fourteenth year the village has provided this free transportation service during the holiday shopping season.

Park at the Frederick T. Owens Village Hall and ride the trolley to your favorite stores in town. Four trolleys travel the LaGrange Road Retail Corridor from 143rd Street to 159th Street with one trolley traveling through nearby residential areas. The trolley stop at Orland Square is on the upper level, near Sears. Shopping areas include Orland Square, Orland Park Crossing, Old Orland Historic Business District, Sunrise Plaza, Jewel-Osco, Target, Lake View Center, Orland Park Place, Ravinia Plaza, Michael's Plaza, Orland Greens, Park Point Center, Dania Center and the Frederick T. Owens Village Hall. The residential trolley departs Orland Square at 15 and 45 minutes after the hour.

Service will also be provided from Orland Square Mall to the Eagle Ridge Subdivisions, with stops at Brook Crossing Drive, Bernard Lane, Louetta Lane, Eagle Ridge Park and Smith Crossing on Friday, November 28 and Saturday, December 20.

Since its inception in 1995, ridership on the free Holiday Shopper Trolley Service has increased steadily each year. This village program was designed to help reduce traffic congestion on LaGrange Road and provide a convenient shopper service for the community during the holiday season. Maps of the trolley route and schedules are available at the Frederick T. Owens Village Hall and at stores along the route.

The 2008 Holiday Shopper Trolleys are sponsored in part by American Import Tiles, Ltd., Apps Communications, Bonfire Restaurant, Community Honda of Orland Park, Hobby Town USA, MPI Media Group, Moraine Valley Community College, Neat Repeats Resale,, Orland Park Crossing, SouthtownStar and Triblocal.
For more information, please contact the Village of Orland Park at 708/403-6140.