Elgin Alit Posted in: News With holidays on the horizon, Elginites gathered in downtown Veterans’ Memorial Park to spread cheer and watch the street come to life during the annual Lighted Parade.This year’s Holiday by the Tracks featured a Christmas Bazaar and Hot Cocoa Stroll, sponsored by the city, Elgin Main Street Board and Chamber of Commerce.The ensemble of local staples and popup vendors helped residents check some items off of their Christmas lists, with plenty of handmade goods to choose from. Knitted outerwear and blankets were in no short supply, prepping for the cold weather to come.“We like to dress our goods up for Christmas,PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!