3:00-4:30pm                   Westmont Centre Open House
5:30-6:00pm                   Musical Entertainment, Westmont Centre
5:30-7:30pm                   Meet Santa's Reindeer - after parade, Westmont Centre lawn
5:00pm                           Frosty & Friends Parade, Cass Avenue
5:45pm (after parade)      Tree Lighting Ceremony, Westmont Centre Plaza
After Tree Lighting            Free Pictures with Santa & Mrs. Claus, Westmont Centre
5:00-9:00pm                    Tree Walk, Veterans Park

AND tree lighting!!!

​The Frosty & Friends Parade is one of our community's highlights each and every year - held on the Saturday after Thanksgiving in Downtown Westmont on Cass Ave! Parade starts at 5 p.m. Don't miss pictures with Santa at Westmont Centre, 1 S. Cass, following the Parade.​​

Holly Days Decorating Contest

Bring out your holiday best and enter your business or home in our annual business or home in our annual Decorating Contests! On Monday, December 10 and Tuesday, December 11, the event judges will travel through town between 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. to select the winners. Please feel free to nominate a great Westmont business or neighbor! Click HERE for entry forms!


Check out all the fun at the Westmont Park District's Veterans Memorial Park, 75 E. Richmond.  All ages welcome for this indoor-outdoor event!  Take a family photo in a full-size snow globe, ride on a mule-drawn carriage, crafts, scavenger hunt, s'mores, hot cocoa and more! Call 630-963-5252 for more info.



As part of the Small Business Saturday events, the Westmont Rotary hosts the Ugly Sweater 5K.  Registration 8 a.m. at Knights of Columbus, 25 N. Cass  Proceeds from the event go towards their scholarship fund.  ​For more information, and to sign up, click HERE.

November 24
​5:00 p.m.

Starting on Tuesday,
November 6

November 18

8:00 a.m.

8:00am-12:00pm          Lions Club Holiday Brunch Buffet, Admin Building, 55 E. Richmond St

                                   Kids (5 years & under) - free

                                            Kids (6-12 years) - $5

                                            Adults (13-64 years) - $8

                                            Seniors (65 years & over) - $5

                                            Tickets can be purchased at the door
9:00am-4:00pm            Holly Days Gift Bazaar
12:00-2:00pm               Holly Days Food Drive

Saturday,​December 8

Christmas on the Frontier

Stop by the Gregg House located at 115 S Linden Ave and discover the simple traditions of ornaments made from lace, buttons, strings of apples, cherished homemade cloth gifts, molasses cookies and the story of St. Nicholas all celebrated on Christmas Eve. Learn about the early days of Illinois as we commemorate the Bicentennial. You can even enjoy a long eared mule drawn wagon ride on December 15!

PHone Calls & Letters From Santa

Santa is very eager to speak to all good little boys and girls before the big day. Mom or Dad can stop by the Community Center and fill out our very special form to send to Santa. Click HERE for the form!

Also, mail your letter to Santa using our very special North Pole mailbox located in the lobby of the Community Center. Address your letter to Santa & Mrs. Claus at 1 N Candy Cane Lane, The North Pole. Don't forget to include your return address! 

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                                                       Our End-Of-Year Celebration In Westmont, Illinois

November 24,
3:00-7:00 p.m.

Dec., 1, 8, 15


Holly Days Giving Tree

In the spirit of giving, the Holly Days Committee will create a Giving Tree at the Community Center for local families who need some extra help this season. Please stop in, select a star, purchase a gift and know that you've helped make a neighbor's holiday brighter. Stars will be available beginning November 6 and continue through the season.

December 15
4:00-7:00 p.m.

Lunch With Santa

Even Santa, Mrs. Claus and Rudolph need a break during his busiest time of the year! Enjoy your pizza lunch on December 8 and show afterwards performed by Santa and Mrs. Claus. There will be plenty of audience participation, so be ready to sing along! Kids can share their holiday wish with Santa after lunch.

Thursday,​December 6​

Polar express Storytime Train

All aboard the Polar Express! Before boarding the Polar Express, we will read Chris Van Allsburg's beloved story at the Westmont Centre. We will then board the train and head to the North Pole (Aurora depot). While at The North Pole, you will have a chance to speak with Santa and his elves, enjoy some treats and entertainment.

Breakfast with Santa

Spend Saturday morning with Santa, Mrs. Claus and Rudolph enjoying your Lion's Club pancake breakfast on December 15. The Claus' and Rudolph will stop by for an interactive show of music and more! Children will be able to visit with Santa after the show.


December 1

Sign up by Friday,

December 7


On the Sunday before Thanksgiving, the whole community gets together to decorate Veterans Memorial Park for Holly Days!  Every evening from November, 18 through the end of the year, visit Veterans Memorial Park to see all the beautifully decorated holiday trees! Reserve your tree HERE!​​


December 15

November 24
​9:00 a.m.