The Citywide Collection Event is scheduled for the week of May 3 – 7, 2021 on the same day as customers’ regular garbage pickup day. It’s the annual City event that prompts residents to declutter the basement, home, and/or garage by providing a convenient and cost effective way to dispose of items no longer needed. A total of eight “Universal” […]
As anticipation for a return to the garden mounts, the City of West Chicago is planning some unique ways to embrace spring and fill the void caused by the cancellation of Blooming Fest, an annual event which normally brings thousands of plant and craft lovers downtown on the third Saturday of May. Nicolette Stefan, Special […]
As the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak continues to cause cancellations of public gatherings across the country, the City of West Chicago has announced that in the interest of public health and safety it is cancelling Blooming Fest, the downtown garden festival scheduled for Saturday, May 15, 2021 and Railroad Days in July. “While strides have been […]
A virtual lighting of the official Christmas tree at the Fox Community Center in downtown West Chicago, with appearances by Mayor Ruben Pineda and Santa Claus, was captured on video by City staff last week for the community’s enjoyment. While not the same as being there live, the City, Kramer Tree Specialists, the West Chicago […]
The 2020 event is cancelled due to COVID-19 and will return in 2021.