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.

LOOKING to make a CAREER MOVE? Check out our new
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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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To access the DWA member marketing tools and your profile, simply log in here. >
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

    Joan's Place
    Unique finds and hidden treasures are what you will find at Joan’s Place, with everything from restored pieces to creative gifts. More >

  • June 26, 2015

    Next Vintage Ride Night -Friday, July 10th-Corvette Night!

    Vintage RiVintage rides 029des Night returns on Friday, July 10th (it is also the rain date  night for Corvettes!  So polish them up and bring them out to be seen!).  The show takes place on Front Street between Wheaton Ave. and Cross Street from 6pm to 9pm.  …
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    April 29, 2015

    Vintage Rides – See You on Friday, June 26th

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     We look forward to seeing everyone this Friday, June 26th!

    Vintage Rides is held every Friday night (check the official schedule to confirm dates) on Front Street starting at 6pm and continuing through 9pm.  A live DJ performance is featured at Martin Memorial Plaza each cruise night and the street is open to pedestrians to allow for better viewing of the vehicles.  …
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    June 30, 2015

    Featured Business: Joan’s Place

    Unique finds and hidden treasures are what you will find at Joan’s Place, with everything from restored pieces to creative gifts. Joan Harris opened her shop on Main Street in Downtown Wheaton 15 months ago and now works alongside her son Patrick Harris.…
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    June 29, 2015

    Wheaton’s Independence Day Celebration ( July 3-4)

    Wheaton 4th of July

    Friday, July 3rd : Fireworks and Family Event

    Carnival Rides, Games, Tasty Treats & Fireworks!

    Location: Graf Park

    Time: Event starts at 4pm, Fireworks start at 9pm ( approximately)

    Parking: DuPage County Fairgrounds

     

    Saturday, July 4th : Independence Day Parade

    Celebrating the 100th parade!…
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    June 22, 2015

    Volunteer for Wheaton’s Wine and Cultural Arts Festival

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    Wheaton Wine & Cultural Arts Festival – Expand Your Wine Acumen

    Saturday, September 19th

    1pm to 6pm

    Memorial Park in Downtown Wheaton

    Spend a glorious afternoon in Memorial Park pouring wine tastings, socializing with friends while also  expanding  your knowledge of the wines of the world.…
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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 >