Holiday Tree Trimming

Thursday, December 2 from 4:00-5:00 PM or 5:00-6:00 PM

Join us in celebrating the holiday season by participating in our annual Tree Trimming! Community businesses, organizations, and neighborhoods are invited to sponsor a tree, which will be on display along Lake Street in Memorial Parkway. A tree with lights will be provided and sponsors will bring and hang their own decorations.

Register your group for one of the two time slots available. Individually wrapped cookies will be provided along with Santa's mailbox and festive music.

Bring: Decorations and something to hang them with (hooks/string) and a step stool.
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Deck the Depot

Saturday, December 11 from 9:00 am-1:30 pm | Trolley times vary | Fee: $15 per person

In-Person Registration begins Monday, October 10

Registration is in-person at The Depot, 401 Thatcher Avenue, River Forest during regular business hours (M-F; 8:30 am-4:30 pm). This event is for River Forest residents only.

Celebrate the season with a holiday trolley ride around town, the reading of the Polar Express story, a holiday hunt, and treats to take home. At The Depot, enjoy a decadent hot chocolate bar, crafts, and pictures with Santa. Limit 6 tickets per household.

Trolley Times:

Group A Departure: 9:00 AM

Group B Departure: 9:40 AM

Group C Departure: 10:20 AM

Group D Departure: 11:00 AM

Group E Departure: 11:40 AM

Group F Departure: 12:20 PM

Group G Departure: 1:00 PM