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Western Springs Winter Wonderland 2018
December 1, 2018, 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The WSBA Winter Wonderland and Christmas Marketplace is back again this year featuring food, drinks, holiday music, shopping and a visit with Santa! The event will take place on Saturday, December 1st from 2:00 – 6:00pm at the Tower Green. Thank you to our headline sponsor Re/Max Properties Western Springs!
The Christmas Market will be situated along Hillgrove Avenue and offer a unique shopping experience in our open-air tents. Local vendors will open at 2pm and offer a variety of items including jewelry, toys, clothing, accessories and more! Santa will be located at the Tower Green with visiting hours in our very own Santa House designed and built by Riordan Signature Homes. Santa will arrive via Fire Engine at 2:30pm. Photos with Santa will take place between 2:45 – 6:00pm. The official lighting of the village tree will take place at 5:00pm sharp.
To sign-up to reserve your ‘Fast Pass’ spot with Santa and avoid the lines register below. This year photos will be taken by professional photographer Chicago Andrea Creative. Photos will be emailed to you within ten days of the event. We are asking for a $10.00 donation to secure your spot;
Sign-Up HERE to decorate a Christmas Tree on the Tower Green.
Winter Wonderland Activities Include:
- Horse drawn wagon sponsored by the Community Bank of Western Springs
- Petting Zoo sponsored by Hanscom and Ellison Group
- Food and Drink available for purchase from local restaurants
- Live music from the LT Madrigals
- Christmas Crafts sponsored by the Western Springs Baptist Church
- Santa sponsored by Heartland Bank & Trust
- Photos with Santa sponsored by Chicago Andrea Creative
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