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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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  • Featured Business

    Midwest Cyclery
    When you shop at Midwest Cyclery you can expect a long standing tradition of “service, reliability and value.” Aside from the sales of bikes, trikes, sleds, bike accessories and rentals, the shop also has a full service department offering tune-ups, fixing flats and other repairs. More >

  • May 2, 2016

    19th Annual Vintage Rides- Begins MAY 20th!

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    Vintage Rides 2016 Schedule

    5/20- Welcome Summer!

    5/27- Children’s Cancer Awareness Night

    6/3- Taste of Wheaton *Hale St. only, space must be reserved: 630-682-0633

    6/10- Country Night

    6/17- Beach Boys Night

    6/24- Corvette Night

    7/1- NO VINTAGE RIDES

    7/8- Corvette Night (rain date)

    7/15- 1970’s Night

    7/22- Convertible Night

    7/29- Country/ Ford Night

    8/5- Breast Cancer Awareness Night

    8/12- R & B Night

    8/19- Country Night

    8/26- Summer Blast Night

     

    Please note that Front Street between 211 West Front and Cross Street is closed at 5pm to allow classic cars to arrive and park. …
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    January 12, 2016

    Get the Downtown Wheaton App!

    2015-10-08_15-19-07Search ‘Downtown Wheaton’ in your App store to stay up to date with everything going on Downtown. Opt in for mobile alerts for friendly reminders about our events. Be in the know in 2016 with the most convenient way to stay in touch in Downtown Wheaton!
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    May 2, 2016

    Annual Art Walk, 5/6

    What: Annual Art Walk hosted by Franklin Middle School

    Where: Downtown Wheaton, various locations

    When: Friday, May 6th 5-8pm

     

    Enjoy a night of the arts in Downtown Wheaton as students from Franklin Middle School display their talents for guests. Art will be displayed in the window’s of the Downtown Wheaton Association, music will be played under the tent at Martin Memorial Plaza, the Franklin Fiddlers will perform in the lobby of Wheaton 121 and much more.…
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    April 26, 2016

    And the Winners Are…Results of Wheaton’s Choice and DWA Business Awards

    wheatonschoice-icon-smOn Tuesday evening, April 26th, the Downtown Wheaton Association honored fellow downtown businesses with series of special awards. During the organization’s annual meeting, which was held at Suzette’s Creperie at 211 West Front Street,  Business Recognition Awards were presented to the following :

     

    Facade Improvement:  Luong Loi Restaurant– 111 North Main St.…
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    March 29, 2016

    Wheaton’s Choice Awards- Winners To Be Announced Tonight

    wheatonschoice-icon-smFollowing tonight’s (Tuesday, April 26th) Annual Meeting of the Downtown Wheaton Association, the winners of the Wheaton’s Choice Awards and the DWA Business Awards will be announced.  Look for a complete list of the winners on this posting this evening after 7:30pm.…
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    • Upcoming Events

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

      Wheaton French Market is OPEN!

      Wheaton French MarketSaturdays
      April 16–Mid-Nov.
      8:00 am-2:00 pm
      South Main Street & East Liberty Drive

      Awarded West Suburban Living's 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 mid-November. Enjoy artisan baked goods, fine cheeses, bountiful flowers, fresh local produce, fashionable accessories, artwork and fun with your neighbors!

      Vendors: Contact Leslie Cahill, French Market Mgmt., at 312.575.0286 or ccbcec@sbcglobal.net for questions.

      For more details, see The DWA Calendar of Events >