Shop Hop By The Bay

Shop Hop by the Bay is a group of fourteen quilt shops who work together to promote our love of quilting and sewing. We work together to bring our love of fabric to our customers and to promote quilting and sewing to those who have never ventured into this creative process. We are passionate about […]

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Rubber Ducks in Niles!

The Ducks for Bucks benefit race is a great way to support Niles! On Saturday, April 23rd, thousands of little yellow rubber ducks will race at Lake Elizabeth in the 22nd Annual Ducks for Bucks race, sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Fremont. Festivities start at 11am. Duck race starts at 1pm. Take A Quack […]

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Holiday Parade

Extended Holiday Shopping Hours

Hear Ye, Hear Ye! The businesses in the downtown district of Niles have collectively agreed to open for extended hours during the holidays, for your convenience! Most shops will remain open until 7:00pm on Friday and Saturday evenings. Come on down, and do your part for the local economy by doing your holiday shopping right […]

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Festival of Lights Parade

Can you believe it’s that time of year already?? Well it is, and The Festival of Lights Parade will take place the Friday after Thanksgiving, November 25th. The Tree Lighting will be at 6:00pm and the parade starts at 6:30pm. The streets will close at 4:00pm on Niles Blvd. from J St. to Hillview; 2nd. […]

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Santa's coming

Niles Holiday Shopping Help

Niles is not just antiques. Our merchants have a passion for the unique, the special, the stuff you won’t find at the mall. You could spend a day in our town and likely find all you need for Christmas gift-giving and entertaining! And you can do it at a leisurely pace! Come up for a […]

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Fremont City Council Candidates Forum

Wednesday, October 1 6:30 – 9 pm The Fremont Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Mission San Jose Chamber, the Centerville Business and Community Association, Niles Main Street Association and the Irvington Business Association is pleased to invite you to a candidate’s forum featuring all registered candidates running for Fremont City Council in this […]

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July 4th Parade

The 2014 parade will start at 10am at travel from the Library on Stevenson Blvd. to Paseo Padre Parkway and end on Capitol Ave. More information on the parade can be found at

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Niles Canyon Railway Steamfest 2014

Saturday, June 7 through Sunday, June 15, 2014 Weekend “Daylight Limited” and “Hearst Flyer” Trains On the weekends there will be five operating steam locomotives: Quincy Railroad #2, Robert Dollar #3, Clover Valley #4 PLUS visiting locomotives Mason County #7, and Santa Cruz Portland Cement #2 (“The Chiggen”) Two “Daylight Limited” trains will be operating […]

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Niles Depot Museum Open House

Our 3rd Annual Open House at Niles Plaza Come see our progress…… HO & N scale layouts in operation When: Saturday & Sunday June 14th & 15th Time: 10:00am to 4:00pm Note: On Saturday we will have a Model RR Swap Meet Same weekend as the Niles Canyon Railway’s Steamfest

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Niles Canyon Railway Train of Lights!

The Train of Lights is steaming through Niles Canyon again! The Niles Canyon Railway Train of Lights will run every Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from November 29 through December 29. For information and tickets, see the Niles Canyon Railway web site. All aboard!  

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