The Westmont Special Events Committee assists the community in the successful development, promotion and execution of various special events. Events chosen by the WSEC are based on need for assistance, potential community interest and the availability of the WSEC Board to undertake the project based on time and resources.

Westmont Special Events Features

Cruisin’ Nights & Street Fair Quick View Agenda

“Best of the Burbs – Battle of the Bands”

If your band is best in the burbs sign up to compete for $1000’s of dollars in cash and prizes.
This year our event is also a local competition for the Illinois Battle of the Bands For more info, call 630-963-5252

July 15 in Westmont, Illinois

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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!

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LIBRARY EVENT: Medicare Made Easy @ Westmont Public Library
Sep 28 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Diane Adduci, community educator and licensed insurance representative, will provide an overview of Medicare and Medicare Supplement eligibility, enrollment, and benefits. This program is designed for people turning 65, already 65 or over but leaving an employer plan, or those who would like to learn more about Medicare. Questions are welcome! Ages 18 and up are welcome. Registration required.

LIBRARY EVENT – Friday Film Series: Nightcrawler @ Westmont Public Library - Kwasek Meeting Room - Second Floor
Sep 29 @ 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Event Details

Join us as we celebrate a variety of film genres this fall.
LIBRARY EVENT: Sensory Saturday @ Westmont Public Library
Sep 30 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Enjoy a variety of sensory art activities including painting, playdough, rice, and more! Make sure to dress your child in old clothes for this drop-in playtime! Ages 18 months to 5 years old with caregivers.

WICKET WEST FEST – The Last Straw Event @ Gregg House Museum
Oct 1 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Most activities are FREE!
Haunted Forest Tour Gregg House Museum and Garden

  • make a scarecrow (nominal fee)
  • meet a bee keeper
  • see an awesome reptile/frog program
  • learn about bunnies, chickens and cows
  • pan for gold or minerals (nominal fee)
  • enjoy music fun with Tim Wilsey
  • create some cool crafts, make rope
  •  play some fun games
  • Treat yourself to some home-made goodies at the bake sale
  • pumpkin decorating (sponsored by Westmont  Chamber of Commerce)

For an $8 fee per family, The Garden Club of Downers Grove will help you make a great scarecrow for your yard. Fee includes pillow case for the head, straw, wire, a wood stand, hay and some materials.  Please bring clothes (pants, shirt) and any unique items you’d like to use to decorate your scarecrow. Items should be environmentally friendly (no perishable goods) and weather resistant.  We have some extra clothes on hand to share. Event will be held rain or shine!

LIBRARY EVENT – Friday Film Series: Invasion of the Body Snatchers @ Westmont Public Library - Kwasek Meeting Room - Second Floor
Oct 6 @ 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

LIBRARY EVENT: Saturday Dance Party @ Westmont Public Library
Oct 7 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am

Dance to the music, enjoy creative movement activities, and shake your sillies out in this fun and interactive drop-in program. Ages 0 to 6 years welcome with caregivers.

Fire Department Open House @ Fire Department (Headquarters)
Oct 7 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The Westmont Fire Department has several fun and educational activities planned for the public at the open house. Activities include equipment demonstrations, EMA displays, the Fire Dept. Bounce House and more. Freddy the Fire Truck and Sparky the Fire Dog will also be present to meet and greet visitors.

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: Friends of the Library Fundraiser @ Westmont Public Library
Oct 12 @ 11:00 am – 9:00 pm

Help raise funds for the Friends of the Westmont Public Library at Woodgrain Neapolitan Pizzeria. Woodgrain will donate 20 percent of sales to the Friends group when you mention the Friends fundraiser at the time you order anytime between 11 am and 9 pm. Location: Woodgrain Neapolitan Pizzeria, 19 W Ogden Ave, Westmont.

LIBRARY EVENT – Friday Film Series: The Exorcist @ Westmont Public Library - Kwasek Meeting Room - Second Floor
Oct 13 @ 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

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