Upcoming Events

There’s always something happening in our bustling downtown area. Stay up to date on our latest events.

Wheaton Christmas Parade

November 24, 2017 A time honored tradition, Wheaton comes together to celebrate the coming of Christmas with a…

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Holiday Carriage Rides

November 25, 2017 Enjoy complimentary, horse drawn, carriage rides throughout scenic Downtown Wheaton.

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Visits With Santa

November 25, 2017 Next to the Christmas tree in Martin Memorial Plaza on Front Street is Santa’s Living…

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Announcing the Winners of the 2017 Chili Cook Off!

People’s Choice ( public voting):

1st Place:  Muldoon’s Irish-American Eatery

2nd Place: Dry City Brew Works-Steamboat BBQ

3rd Place:  Brick’s Pizza


Critic’s Choice (blind tasting):

1st Place: Dry City Brew Works-Steamboat BBQ

2nd Place: Suzette’s Creperie

3rd Place: Brick’s Pizza 

A big thank you to all our Downtown Wheaton restaurants for participating this year!:

Bricks / Choun’s / Dry City Brew Works / Egg’lectic Cafe/ El Zarape/ Emmett’s Brewing Company/ Front Street Cucina/ Gia Mia Pizza Bar/ Gino’s East / Ivy Restaurant/ My Half of the Sky/ Muldoon’s / Sogno/ Suzette’s Creperie/ The Burger Social


Front Street Streetscape Improvements

Construction crews are diligently working on the east and west ends of Front Street this week in preparation for new water mains and sewer work- the necessary infrastructure work to be done prior to the installation of a new and exciting streetscape design for Downtown Wheaton.  Yes, you can still drive east on Front Street, and yes, all businesses are open.  Parking is still available on Front Street in designated areas and there is generous and free parking in the city garages.  Check out the city’s update on the progress of the work for this week- November 6th:


Download this handy Downtown Wheaton parking map for your next visit!

Parking Map

Save the date for the annual Red Grange Bowl at College of Dupage- Saturday, December 2nd at 1pm.

Tickets are $10 per person and all proceeds benefit the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chicagoland

Northwest Indiana.  For tickets go to www.cod.edu/redgrangebowl