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


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.


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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.


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 >


and enjoy the difference our organization can make >

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 >


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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

    Strand Fitness
    Strand Fitness believes fitness should be a part of your everyday life, which is exactly what its centralized downtown location allows it to be. More >

  • July 20, 2015

    First Annual Bike Wheaton Festival- Come Ride With Us!

    file-page1 (4)Join us on Saturday, August 8th from 10am to 1pm for some biking fun and celebration in Downtown Wheaton.  Kick off the morning with a family bike parade at 10am by Peet’s Coffee at West Street and Front Street.  No need to pre-register, just show up on your bike!…
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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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    July 17, 2015

    Congratulations to WIN-2nd Year Anniversary

    Wheaton Illinois Breaking News (WIN) is marking its 2nd anniversary as a news and community resource here in Wheaton.   Keep up with the latest community news and happenings by go to the following Facebook site:

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    July 15, 2015

    ‘Last Call’ Sidewalk Sale

    Sidewalk Sale

    Save the date for Downtown Wheaton’s ‘Last Call’ Sidewalk Sale, Thursday July 30th through Sunday August 2nd. Participating stores will be offering great sales on end of season merchandise and restaurants will be offering specials. Individual store hours apply.

    The following stores will be participating:

    Andrew’s Garden

    Bella Roba

    Billy’s Closet

    Carlson Art Supply & Framing

    Carlson True Value Hardware

    Craftique Never Enough Knitting

    Elements and Starrs Boutique

    Frocks and Frills Vintage

    Home Again


    Jeans and A Cute Top Shop

    Joan’s Place

    Kimmers Ice Cream

    M & Company Hair Salon

    Midwest Cyclery

    Moore Toys & Gadgets

    Prairie Path Books

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    • Upcoming Events

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

      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 >