EXPLORE & VISIT

shops, restaurants, services and more >

Discover all Downtown Wheaton has to offer! Spend a day out with friends, create cherished memories and find unique gifts for loved ones.
Browse the DWA business directory now >

SAVE THE DATE

discover special events coming up in Wheaton >

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.

GET INVOLVED

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We want to hear from you! Comment on a News item, send us a photo from an event, share News on Facebook. You ARE Downtown Wheaton.

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OPEN A BUSINESS

get started now: download the DWA Business Guide >

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 >

APPLY FOR GRANTS

online with the DWA's easy online applications >

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.

VIEW PROPERTIES

currently available in downtown Wheaton >

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.


WHAT DWA CAN DO

to support your downtown Wheaton business >

The Downtown Wheaton Association was founded to maximize business opportunities and foster pride in downtown Wheaton. Discover how our expertise in marketing and community building can help your business grow >

JOIN THE DWA

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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 >

DWA MEMBERS

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Once in the system, you can:

  • update your company profile
  • add an event to the calendar
  • post a job, and more

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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 >

  • August 10, 2014

    Hark! Shakespeare in the Park Returns to Memorial Park This Weekend!

    Loves_Labours_Lost  William Shakespeare’s Love’s Labour’s Lost will be presented under the oak trees of Memorial Park in Downtown Wheaton on Friday, August 29 through Saturday, August 30th.  Rain date is Sunday, August 31st.  The park opens at 6pm and the show is presented each evening at 7pm.…
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    August 4, 2014

    Wheaton’s Wine & Cultural Arts Festival—Tickets Now Available


    Tickets available: Wheaton’s Wine & Cultural Arts Festival 

    Want to learn more about wine and have some fun with friends?  Be a volunteer at the Wheaton Wine & Cultural Arts Festival.  Contact Lori Kantner at the Downtown Wheaton Association office at 630-682-0633 or e-mail her at lori@downtownwheaton.com

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    April 3, 2014

    Award Winning Downtown Businesses Are Recognized at the DWA Annual Meeting

    A variety of Downtown Wheaton businesses and individuals were recognized for their accomplishments and contributions to  Downtown Wheaton during the Annual Downtown Wheaton Association Annual Meeting and Awards Ceremony this past Wednesday,April 23rd at Ivy Restaurant.  Bella Roba, located at 104 North Hale St.…
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    August 11, 2014

    Serene Teaz Now Offers Kitchen Nook Gadgets for Culinary Lovers

    serene teaz Serene Teaz, located at 221 West Front Street, offers over 100 fine teas for every taste.  Now, Serene Teaz has expanded its offerings to include delightful kitchen gadgets (all $10 and under!).  We can all use more fun gadgets to make food preparation fun and easier- so stop in and discover just what Serene Teaz has in their kitchen nook for you!…
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    Gino’s East on Front Street Now Open for Lunch!

    gino    Starting Monday, August 11th, Gino’s East will now be open for lunch as well as dinner.   Enjoy the inviting outdoor patio, do some people watching on your lunch hour and dig into the signature deep dish pizza and other Gino’s East specials.  …
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    August 10, 2014

    Optimize Your Web Presence with SEO Seminar

    Presented by Wheaton Chamber of Commerce member Mary Gammel of Quality Website Testing, this half day seminar is designed to help your business stand out in the world wide internet market by teaching you how to write optimized content for your website and business blog.  …
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    • Upcoming Events

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

      Wheaton’s Wine & Cultural Arts Festival

      Wheaton Wine & Cultural Arts FestivalSaturday
      September 20
      12:00–6:00 pm
      Memorial Park

      Spend a Saturday afternoon taking a stroll through Downtown Wheaton's beautiful Memorial Park while sampling a variety of local and global wines, exploring art from community artisans, grazing on fare from food vendors and enjoying musical entertainment in the park’s bandshell.

      For more details, see the DWA calendar >

      Wheaton French Market

      Wheaton French MarketSaturdays
      April 19–Nov. 8
      8:00 am-2:00 pm
      South Main Street & East Liberty Drive

      Awarded West Suburban Living's 2013 Best of the West: BEST Farmer's Market Ranking! Wheaton's French Market has returned to Downtown Wheaton. It will be open every Saturday this spring, summer and fall, through November 8, 2014. Enjoy artisan baked goods, fine cheeses, bountiful flowers, fresh local produce, fashionable accessories, artwork and fun with your neighbors!

      For more details, see The DWA Calendar of Events >

      Vintage Rides

      Vintage RidesFridays
      May 30–Sept. 5
      6:30-9:00 pm
      Front Street

      Join us for a trip down memory lane and view these POWERFUL works of art! See the complete calendar for the featured era or model of the night, from muscle cars to country night. Download the 2014 Vintage Rides weekly schedule here >

      For more details, see the DWA calendar of events. >

      Wheaton's Choice Awards

      Wheaton's Choice AwardWheaton's Choice winners announced here! >