2016 Christmas Walk and Festival of Trees Community Tree Sign-Up

The Western Springs Business Association is sponsoring the annual Christmas Walk and the Festival of Trees. Click on the link below to sign up your organization to decorate a WSBA provided Christmas Tree on the Tower Green. All Western Springs businesses and community organizations are eligible to participate. The Village Tree lighting with Santa will take place on Saturday December 3, 2016.   Deadline for inclusion is November 15th.


2016 Christmas Walk - Ornament Contest

The Western Springs Business Association is launching a contest for a Western Springs Christmas Tree ornament.  The WSBA Ornament contest is open to all ages.  One design will be chosen from each age category:  Ages 14 and under OR Ages 15+. Ornaments will be available for purchase beginning on December 3rd at the FESTIVAL of TREES


Fall Festival 2016

Thank you to everyone who attended the Fall Festival this year!  The event was a huge sucess and we can't wait to make it even bigger next year.  Thank you to all who volunteered their time for this event.  We couldn't have done it without you.  Click Here to view some photos from the event!

Upcoming WSBA Events


NEW!  Western Springs Ornaments: Purchase special Western Springs ornaments designed by Western Springs residents.  With designs created by

Community Trees on the Tower Green are a key feature of our #FestivalOfTrees celebration. Reserve your organization’s tree at by November 18th. Community decorating party Friday, December 2nd!

Kids’ Passports & Prizes:  Pick up passports at a participating location, then visit businesses and organizations on December 3rd from 2-4:30 pm for stamps. Each completed passport (5 stamps), earns one entry for a prize drawing. The more stops you make during the Walk, the better your chances of winning! Return completed passports by 5:00pm on December 3rd  to the collections box located in the WSBC tent, Tower Green.

Prize Drawing at 5:00 on the Tower Green Steps!!

Friday 6-8 pm

  • ·         Visit Santa and Mrs. Claus at BB’s Baby Donuts
  • ·         Decorate and view Community Christmas Trees
  • ·         Warm yourself at the Boy Scout Troop 12 fire pit
  • ·         Catch the holiday spirit from strolling carolers
  • ·         Enjoy hot chocolate & cookies

Saturday 2-5 pm

  • ·         Ride in a horse-drawn wagon around the Tower Green, sponsored by the Community Bank of Western Springs
  • ·         Participate in activities inside the Water Tower by the Western Springs Historical Society
  • ·         Kids! Visit businesses and organizations for passport stamps & enter the prize drawing!
  • ·         Look for open houses and special events throughout downtown
  • ·         Don’t forget to visit Santa and Mrs. Claus at Heartland Bank 

Festival Conclusion:


Village Green, 5 pm; lighting of the official Village Christmas Tree


Remember to shop local!