The Westmont Special Events Corporation is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to coordinating and assisting with community events.  The WSEC is a volunteer-driven organization that is always looking for people to get involved and help with supporting the community.  For more information, contact us at or 630-829-9378.

Westmont Special Events Features



Hot Rods
Sports Cars
and MORE

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Summer Stages

As home of Muddy Waters we are
particularly fond of THE BLUES

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Crazy good eats!

Oct 6 @ 5:29 pm – Dec 4 @ 5:00 pm

Mail your letter to Santa using our very special North Pole mailbox located in the lobby of the Community Center.  Address your letter to Santa & Mrs. Clause at 1 N. Candy Lane, The North Pole and the elves will make sure to get your letter to Santa.  Be sure to drop your letter off by December 4 so Santa has plenty of time to reply during his busiest time of the year.  Don’t forget to include your address so Santa can write back!

WICKET WEST FEST – Scarecrow Decorating Contest @ Downtown Westmont
Oct 9 @ 9:00 am – Nov 1 @ 3:00 pm
Location: Cass Avenue, Downtown Westmont, IL
Date/Time Information: Application, Scarecrows and a $5 entry fee (donated to the Westmont Historical Society) to be submitted to the Westmont Chamber office (1 South Cass Ave, Westmont) by October 4th.  Scarecrows will be displayed from October 9 – November 1, 2017
Contact Information: Westmont Chamber of Commerce
$5 entry fee (donation to the Westmont Historical Society)
LIBRARY EVENT – Friday Film Series: Poltergeist @ Westmont Public Library - Kwasek Meeting Room - Second Floor
Oct 20 @ 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm

 Event Details

Join us as we celebrate a variety of film genres this fall.
October: Horror
10/6 Invasion of the Body Snatchers
10/13 The Exorcist (Rated R)
10/20 Poltergeist
10/27 The Ring

Electronic Recycling Program @ Highway Department Facility
Oct 21 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Downers Grove Township Electronics Recycling Program 8 a.m to Noon at their Highway Department Facility at 318 E. Quincy Street in Westmont. The program will be held on the third Saturday of each month, unless that date falls on a holiday. There are a few program changes including a charge for TVs. AVA Recycling will be the new recycling vendor. For more info go to or call 847-397-2900

WICKET WEST FEST – Halloween Costume Contest
Oct 21 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am


Newborn to 1-year olds

2-5 years old

6-9 years old

10-13 years old

14 & older

GROUP/FAMILY CONTEST – Must have at least 3 people in the group category

WICKET WEST FEST – Pumpkin Smashing Extravaganza @ Downtown Westmont
Oct 21 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Come out and watch various Westmont community groups and public agencies compete in our 3ed annual pumpkin smashing extravaganza. Competitors will go 20 feet up in the air in a bucket truck and aim at a target below. 

WICKET WEST FEST – Trick or Treat Trail @ Downtown Westmont
Oct 21 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
WICKET WEST FEST – Caskets on Cass @ Downtown Westmont
Oct 21 @ 12:30 pm – 1:00 pm

Hosted by the Westmont Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau within our Downtown Business Community, the Westmont Caskets on Case Race is a foot race of homemade caskets sponsored by community organizations, businesses and area residents.

Saturday October 21, 2017
12:00 PM – Check in at the intersection of Cass and Irving streets
– Casket inspection and Judging
12:30 PM – Casket races begin

Click here for more information and a registration form

Click here for an online registration form and payment

WICKET WEST FEST – Haunted Forest Tour @ Twin Lakes Park
Oct 21 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Haunted Forest Tour: October 21, 2017
5:00pm-6:30pm – Spooky
 $6 per person– Sheer Terror Tours
Enter at Twin Lakes Park (Get directions)

Twin Lakes Woods will come alive for one very magical, mystical night! Participants will walk the first half of the trail and then narrators will tell you the story of the haunted woods as they conduct guided tours on hayracks. Don’t turn your back, as characters, ghouls and creatures will come alive before your very eyes!  We will again offer our Merry Monsters Matinee (spooky) performance from 5:00- 6:30 pm for the younger children.

Tickets sales will be from 4:30-9:00PM and tours will be ongoing so you may arrive at any time.  Due to the popularity of the event, there may be a short wait.

Note: please park along 59th St., Twin Lakes Learning Center.

LIBRARY EVENT – Friends of the Library Meeting @ Westmont Public Library
Oct 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us for the next Friends of Library meeting. Everyone is welcome! The Friends are a group of volunteers who help the library expand its services to the community by raising money through used book sale in the library lobby, assisting with various library programs, and funding special programs and additional equipment. The Friends of the Westmont Public Library is a 501(c)3 tax-exempt organization.

Become a Sponsor Today!

Contact WSEC 630-829-9378 or

Become a Street fair/Crusin’ Nights Sponsor
Become a Taste of Westmont Sponsor

Join us at this year’s Westmont Cruisin’ Nights & Street Fair



Westmont Special Events Board

The Westmont Special Events Corporation is led by an all volunteer Board of Directors. The Board of Directors is responsible determining the direction of and leading the coordination of all WSEC events. These volunteers work to benefit the entire community of Westmont and have the thanks of the Village of Westmont for their work.

Board of Directors

Sam Alonzo, President

Bob Reid, Vice President

Amy Quattrone, Vice President

Stephen Golembiewski, Treasurer

Linda Liddle, Secretary

Al Carson, Director

Larry McIntyre, Director

Dave Gullotto, Director

Jon Kostal, Director

Kelly Smith, Director

Joanne Farley, Director

Greg Notbusch, Director

Kristina Kaniauskaite, WSEC Office Manager

Thank you to the volunteers who give their time, energy and spirit to make it all possible! Sign Up Now / Learn More