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  • Featured Business

    Midwest Cyclery
    When you shop at Midwest Cyclery you can expect a long standing tradition of “service, reliability and value.” Aside from the sales of bikes, trikes, sleds, bike accessories and rentals, the shop also has a full service department offering tune-ups, fixing flats and other repairs. More >

  • September 22, 2016

    Boo-Palooza- Downtown Wheaton Trick or Treat


    FREE to attend and all are welcome!

    When: Saturday, October 29th, 10am to 1pm

    Where: Downtown Wheaton

    Don’t forget the costume contest begins promptly at 10am at Martin Memorial Plaza next to the fountains on Front Street!…
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    August 12, 2016

    SAVE THE DATE: 8th Annual Chili Cook-Off


    WHEN: Saturday, November 5th 1-5pm

    WHERE: Downtown Wheaton Restaurants

    $20/adult, $10/child

    PURCHASE TICKETS HERE: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/8th-annual-chili-cook-off-tickets-26844388288?aff=erelexpmlt

    Participating Restaurants:

    Brick’s Wood Fired Pizza

    Choun’s Restaurant

    Dry City Brew Works/ Steamboat BBQ (2016 2nd Place Critic’s Choice)

    El Zarape

    Emmett’s Brewing Co. (2016 1st Place People’s Choice)

    Front Street Cantina

    GIA MIA Pizza Bar (2016 3rd Place Critic’s Choice)

    Gino’s East

    Ivy Restaurant (2016 2nd Place People’s Choice, 2016 1st Place Critic’s Choice)

    Muldoon’s Irish Eatery (2016 3rd Place People’s Choice)

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    October 25, 2016

    2016 Christmas Art Walk Comes to WHEATON!


    Downtown Wheaton Shops to Host “A Gift to Remember”

    The Jonahre Foundation is pleased to announce its 2016 Christmas Art Walk, “A Gift to Remember”, which will take place in the city of Wheaton from December 12-24,2016. The art walk will open to the public with a celebratory meet and greet of the artists in the stores on Monday, December 12.…
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    33rd Annual Museum Guild Bazaar, 11/12


    33rd Annual Museum Guild Bazaar


    10:00 AM-3:00 PM

    DuPage County Historical Museum

    Unique, memorable holiday gifts can be hard to find, but the DuPage County Historical Museum Guild gathers hundreds for one day only at the DuPage County Historical Museum.…
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    Pumpkin Fest at Cosley Zoo


    Pumpkin Fest

    OCTOBER 1-31

    9:00 AM-5:00 PM

    Cosley Zoo

    Watch Cosley Zoo’s animals enjoy their fall frolics, see the thousands of pumpkins on the front lawn, climb the straw pyramid, and forge through the cornstalk tunnel, then take home some cider, apples, gourds, bales of straw, or the supplies to carve the pumpkin destined for the front yard.…
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    Holly Jolly Market 2016


    What: Holly Jolly Market

    When: Saturday, November 5th, 10a-2p

    Where: Franklin Middle School ( 211 E. Franklin Street)

    Featuring local artists, crafters and vendors, holiday shopping, hot chocolate bar, raffles and carolers!
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    • Upcoming Events

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


      Wheaton Vintage RidesSaturday
      Oct. 29
      10:00 am-1:00 pm
      Martin Memorial Plaza

      For all little ghouls and ghosts! Halloween costume contest and trick or treating in Downtown Wheaton.

      8th Annual Chili Cook-Off

      Chili Cook-offSaturday
      Nov. 5
      1:00-5:00 pm
      Downtown Wheaton

      Enjoy a very festive afternoon of tasting chilies served up by 15 Downtown Wheaton restaurants. Be sure to vote for your favorite chili!
      Tickets are available at www.downtownwheaton.com

      Christmas Parade--Save the Date!

      Wheaton Holiday ParadeFriday
      Nov. 25
      6:00 pm
      Downtown Wheaton

      We are now accepting entries for the 2016 Christmas Parade. Community organizations, scout troops, block clubs and busineses are invited to participate. Please contact the Downtown Wheaton Association at 630-682-0633 or paula@downtownwheaton.com to sign up!

      For more details, see The DWA Calendar of Events >