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Krista Coltrin
(630) 293-2200 x135

City of West Chicago

475 Main Street
West Chicago, Illinois 60185

Organizers Seek Vendors for West Chicago's Annual Garden Festival

    Vendors lined the streets of the historic downtown district during West Chicago's Blooming Fest in 2012.  
West Chicago, Illinois: February 20, 2013 Downtown West Chicago will be hosting the City's 13th Annual Blooming Fest on Saturday, May 18, 2013 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 art show, auto exhibit, children's activities, music, food and more. A new attraction will include a schedule of guest speakers on horticultural activities and information on West Chicago's participation in the America in Bloom program.

Currently the focus is on attracting artists with a garden-related emphasis and food vendors. Booth space is available at a minimal cost, with no charge for not-for-profit organizations. Applications for vendor space are available on the City's website at under Forms or by contacting Krista Coltrin at (630) 293-2200 ext. 135 or via email at The deadline for vendor applications is April 12, 2013, however space is limited.

A slideshow of the 2012 event may be viewed on the City's website here.



West Chicago is a diverse, family-oriented community with a rich cultural mix and a proud heritage. It is the first Illinois community established by the railroads and continues to be a convenient transportation hub served by three major rail lines, Illinois' third-busiest airport and three state highways. West Chicago offers award-winning schools, a growing industrial park and convenient access to parks, shopping and restaurants. For more information, call Rosemary Mackey, Marketing & Communications Coordinator, at (630) 293-2200 x 139.

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