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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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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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  • add an event to the calendar
  • post a job, and more

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  • Featured Business

    Suburban Music
    Suburban Music welcomes everyone to join their music lessons, especially beginners! Whether you are in need of a tune up or repair, piano lessons or an instrument to rent for school band, Suburban Music has you covered. More >

  • August 31, 2015

    Wine Fest Saturday, September 19th!

    file-page1White wine, red wine, sweet wine…

    Whatever  your taste in wine Wheaton’s Wine and Cultural Arts Festival  has everything you are looking for, and more! Join us September 19th from 1pm to 6pm in Memorial Park in Downtown Wheaton to celebrate all things wine and great art.…
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    August 15, 2015

    Featured Business: Suburban Music

    Suburban Music has been filling Downtown Wheaton with music since 1996. Current owner, Paul Rodriguez, has been with the business since 2000 when he took the train into Wheaton Station from Elmhurst College and landed the job as a music teacher straight out of college.…
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    August 10, 2015

    Bike Wheaton, A Great Success!

    bike 3Thank you to all who participated in the first annual ‘Bike Wheaton’ festival this past Saturday! It was wonderful to see so many decorated and festive bikes parading through Downtown Wheaton. We hope you enjoyed the fun in the park and will make plans to join us again next year!…
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    August 1, 2015

    Featured Business: Strand Fitness

    Fitness was always something Pam Strand, owner of Strand Fitness LLC, had an interest in and in October 2012 the time was finally right! Located on Main Street in Downtown Wheaton, Strand Fitness offers its clients the perfect blend of non-intimidating, vigorous workouts and mindful, personalized coaching.…
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    • Upcoming Events

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

      Wheaton Wine & Cultural Arts Festival

      Wheaton Wine & Cultural Arts FestivalSaturday
      Sept. 19
      1:00–6:00 pm
      Memorial Park, Downtown Wheaton

      Celebrate harvest time with us, as the Downtown Wheaton Association and Wheaton Park District co-host this popular wine tasting and art event! The day includes wine tastings (70+ wines) , fine arts festival and live entertainment in Downtown Wheaton's beautiful Memorial Park.

      For tickets go to: www.wheatonparkdistrict.com/waca

      For more info: click here >

      Wheaton French Market

      Wheaton French MarketSaturdays
      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.

      Vintage Rides

      Vintage RidesFridays
      6:00–9:00 pm
      Front St., Downtown Wheaton

      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 >