Don’t miss the fun-filled holiday traditions at the City of West Chicago’s annual Frosty Fest in Downtown West Chicago. This event is made possible by the support of our dedicated Frosty Fest Committee and community volunteers.
Saturday, December 7, 2019
4:00 p.m. Frosty Procession Kicks Off (headed West down Main St just past the intersection of Rt. 59 & Main St)
4:15 p.m. Official Tree Lighting Ceremony
4:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Activities along Main Street outdoors and at supporting indoor locations. Activities include caroling, dance performances, holiday displays, cookie decorating, free hot cocoa, live ice sculpture carving, live reindeer, arts and crafts projects, visits with Santa & Mrs. Claus, and more!
More info coming soon.
FROSTY 5K & KIDS FUN RUN
The City of West Chicago and Healthy West Chicago welcome you to participate in the Frosty 5k Run/Walk and Kids Fun Run.
Register online here or download and mail in the completed registration form (found below) with corresponding payment.
$25.00 5K - Adult West Chicago Resident
$5.00 5K – Student West Chicago
$30.00 5K - Adult Non Resident
$10.00 5K – Student Non West Chicago
Kids Fun Run (10 and Under) - Free!
Long Sleeve Tech Shirt for all 5k participants! Must be registered by Monday, November 18, 2019 to be guaranteed shirt size.
Registration and packet pick-up will take place in the parking lot behind the West Chicago Public Library District building at 118. West Washington Street. The race will start and finish on Turner Court behind the library and runs through the beautiful streets of historic West Chicago. All children in the Kids Fun Run will receive a Finisher's ribbon! This run is a 200 yard dash down Turner Court.
1st 2nd, 3rd place trophies awarded to "Overall" male and female winners.
1st, 2nd, 3rd place medals awarded within each age group, male and female: 10 & under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 & over. Please note that if you win in the "Overall" category, you are then excluded from also winning a medal within your age category.
Registration Form - .pdf 378 kb
For more information about the Frosty 5k or Frosty Fest, including volunteer opportunities, please contact Bethany Bayci, Special Events Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 630-293-2200, ext. 176.
"There are many wonderful things about living and working in West Chicago, but nothing captures the spirit of our City quite as much as our community festivals. Our calendar of special events promises year-round family fun and offers something for everyone." ~
Mayor Ruben Pineda