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Discover all Downtown Wheaton has to offer! Spend a day out with friends, create cherished memories and find unique gifts for loved ones.
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Whether you are looking for a Signature Downtown Wheaton Association event or one hosted by one of our members, check out our Calendar of Events for the latest activities, openings and celebrations.

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The DWA will guide you through the steps of opening a business in downtown Wheaton. The DWA Business Guide includes local demographics and statistics, information on applying for grants, links to online applications and more >

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Use these simple online forms to apply for a Retail Business Grant or a Façade Improvement Grant. The DWA will contact you with follow-up information. General questions? Contact us to ask a DWA expert.

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Browse business spaces that are currently available for rent or purchase in downtown Wheaton. Contact us for further assistance in finding the property that's right for your specific location, size and layout requirements.


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As a DWA member, extensive benefits and marketing tools are at your disposal, including an enhanced listing in our directory, calendar postings, possible inclusion in Shoppers' Club enews, jobs board postings and more. Become a member >

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  • Featured Business

    Bella Roba
    A high style bazaar with an eclectic mix of clothing, jewelry, accessories, antiques, decor, art and found items! More >

  • May 22, 2015

    Memorial Day Parade – Monday, May 25th- 10am

    The Wheaton Memorial Day is this Monday, May 25th at 10am.  The parade starts at Memorial Park at Karlskoga and Wheaton.  The parade will proceed to the Wheaton Cemetery and a special Memorial Day ceremony will take place at the cemetery at 11am.  …
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    May 8, 2015

    Gia Mia Pizza Bar Now Open in Downtown Wheaton

    Gia Mia Pizza Bar, located at 106 North Hale Street, recently fired up the imported Italian oven, the hand crank proscuitto slicer and opened the wine; bringing a new and exciting dining experience to Downtown Wheaton.  The chef driven farm to table restaurant features Neapolitan inspired wood fired pizzas, creative small plates, and handmade pastas.…
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    Kimmer’s Ice Cream Now Open in Downtown Wheaton!

    Just in timekimmers-logo for ice cream weather, Kimmer’s Ice Cream is now open in Downtown Wheaton.  Located at 109 East Front Street, Kimmer’s Ice Cream features a large variety of homemade ice creams to satisfy any sweet tooth!  Open today- Friday from noon to 9pm and on the weekends from noon to 10pm, Kimmer’s Ice Cream is another tasty addition to the sweets scene in Downtown Wheaton.…
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    April 29, 2015

    Vintage Rides Returns on Friday, May 29th

    Vintage rides 029 Vintage Rides, Wheaton’s long running cruise night event, will return on Friday,   May 29th for another summer season of classic and collectible cars, trucks, and  motorcycles.  Vintage Rides is held every Friday night (check the official schedule to confirm dates) on Front Street starting at 6pm and continuing through 9pm.  …
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    May 21, 2015

    Italian Ice Comes to Downtown Wheaton with Sunset Slush Cart

    Classic ItaliSunset Slush black without 2003an ice will be the newest summer treat being offered in Downtown Wheaton this season.  Operated by Eric Anderson, Sunset Slush will operate as a free standing cart permanently located on the sidewalk at the corner of Cross Street and Liberty Drive.  …
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    May 8, 2015

    Taste of Wheaton Festival- June 4-7

    Mark your calendars for the great summer tradition known as Taste of Wheaton.  June 4-7th, Downtown WhTaste of Wheatoneaton will be the site of of carnival rides on Liberty Drive and food, exhibits and concerts in Memorial Park.  For a complete schedule of festival activities go to:  www.tasteofwheaton.com

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    • Upcoming Events

      For a complete listing, please view our calendar of events >

      Wheaton French Market

      Wheaton French MarketSaturdays
      Starting Apr. 18
      8:00 am–2:00 pm
      Main and Liberty Streets, Downtown Wheaton

      Come out and welcome back your favorite vendors from last summer. Explore what will be offered this French Market season, from fruit to flowers, from bacon to basil, from purses to petunias, shoppers are sure to find just what they need!

      Vendors: Contact Leslie Cahill, French Market Mgmt., at 312.575.0286 or ccbcec@sbcglobal.net for questions.

      Winners of DWA's Wheaton's Choice Awards Announced!

      Wheaton's Choice Awards

      The winners of the DWA's annual Wheaton's Choice Awards have been announced. Review the results here!

      Vintage Rides

      Vintage RidesFridays, through the end of August
      Begins May 29
      6:00–9:00 pm
      Front St.

      Enjoy an evening out with the family, strolling Downtown Wheaton's Front Street, while admiring these powerful works of art. Each week hosts a new theme, so there's always something new to see!

      For more details, see The DWA Calendar of Events >