West Chicago’s strong gardening community rallied to the call for photographs of their own spring blooms or those admired around town, for a City-sponsored campaign called Spring has Sprung that was heavily promoted through social media and other resident communications. Over 100 photographs were received and a six-minute slideshow was produced. “The City thanks everyone […]
Submit your photo today Even as COVID-19 forces the cancellation of West Chicago’s signature spring event Blooming Fest, which was previously scheduled for Saturday, May 16, 2020, it is no match for the beauty and eternal resilience of Spring itself. As a tribute to Blooming Fest’s long history as a signal of turning the corner […]
The 2020 event is cancelled due to COVID-19. Blooming Fest will return in 2021.
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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 16, 2020. “We have been monitoring the situation closely, following the […]
General Vendor ApplicationFood Vendor Application The City of West Chicago is now accepting applications for vendors for its annual downtown garden festival, Blooming Fest, scheduled on Saturday, May 16, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Organized by City staff and community volunteers, the event combines the West Chicago Garden Club’s annual plant sale with a craft and fine […]