The WSBA’s Winter Wonderland is back again this year on Saturday, December 4th from 12:00 – 5:00pm!  Make your way to the Tower Green by 12:30pm to see Santa arrive at the firetruck!  This event will also feature photos with Santa, holiday music, hayrides around the Tower Green, a petting zoo and the village tree lighting!  A huge thank you to our Headline Sponsors McNeily & Company and @properties Western Springs! There will also be additional opportunities for photos with Santa on the following dates:

Zaney Dogs will selling hotdogs from 12:00 – 5:00pm on Saturday, December 4th!

Photos with Santa!


Saturday, December 4th from 12:00 – 5:00pm – Sign-Up HERE

Sunday, December 5th from 12:00 – 5:00pm – Sign-Up HERE

Saturday, December 11th from 12:00 – 5:00pm – Sign-Up HERE

Sunday, December 12th from 12:00 – 5:00pm – Sign-Up HERE

Reservations are required for a photo with Santa (no walk-ups allowed!)  Photos will be taken in front of the Santa House at the Tower Green.  Don’t forget to bring your letters to Santa to mail to the North Pole!  Cost is $20.00/family and photo will be emailed to you within a week of the event.

Christmas Tree Decorating

**Sign-up is closed to decorate a tree – If you would like to be added to the waitlist please email us at** Please sign-up your business or organization to decorate a Christmas Tree on the Tower Green for the month of December! There are a limited number of trees so sign-up early!


Trees should be decorated during the first week of December! Following are the tree decorating parameters:

  • No Glass
  • No Sharp Objects
  • No Small Objects
  • Provide your own lights (Electricity will be provided)
  • Lights must be LED Lights
  • Keep in mind that the decorations will be out in the elements until a couple days after Christmas
  • Organizations/businesses are responsible for their own decorations before and after the event
  • Tend to your tree during the entire month of December!

Let’s light up the Green!

Holiday Lights Neighborhood Decorating Contest

Untangle the holiday lights, blow up the in­flatables and enter the Western Springs Holiday Lights Contest! To enter your home or nominate a neighbor, please email whizba@westernspringsbusiness. com by Sunday, November 28th. Neighborhoods will be divided up over the first three weekends in December. A list of participating houses will be listed on the WSBA’s website and announced on social media. Winners will be announced each Sunday at 9pm.

■ Weekend of December 4th – Field Park, Ridge Acres, Old Town North and South (Homes North of 47th Street)

■ Weekend of December 11th – Ridge Acres, Forest Hills and Springdale (Homes in between 47th street and 55th Street)

■ Weekend of December 18th – Ridgewood and Timber Trails (Homes South of 55th Street)

One winner per weekend. Each winner will receive $100 in Whiz-Bucks. A photo of the winning home will appear on the WSBA Website and social media. It’s time to get festive and creative!

Week One Contest Winner – 4011 Woodland Avenue (Old Town North)
Week Two Winner – 4805 Woodland Avenue (Forest Hills)