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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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SAVE THE DATE

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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 >

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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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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.


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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 >

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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 >

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  • Featured Business

    Bella Roba
    A high style bazaar with an eclectic mix of clothing, jewelry, accessories, antiques, decor, art and found items! More >

  • April 3, 2014

    Celebrate Spring, Celebrate Easter in Downtown Wheaton

    bunnyThe Easter Bunny returns to Downtown Wheaton on Saturday, April 19th in Memorial Park with an Easter Egg Hunt starting at 10:00 am.

    The family friendly festivities continue throughout the morning at Martin Memorial Plaza with contests and photos. Check out the schedule below!…
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    April 14, 2014

    Dry City Brew Works Kicks Off with Kickstarter Program!

    Dry City Brew Works – to be located at 120 North Main Street in the near future has initiated a Kickstarter project to help raise money for its brew tasting venue in Downtown Wheaton.
    Kickstarter is an innovative means to funding new, cutting edge and innovative businesses; giving the financial ‘kick’ needed to launch a new business.  …
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    Clare Woods Academy Presents Spring Play Friday, May 2nd

    Clare Woods Academy’s Got Talent!

    Friday, May 2nd

    10am and 7pm Performances

    $5 for adults and $3 for children

    Clare Woods Academy

    125 East Seminary Street

    All proceeds go to Clare Woods Academy’s Music and Technology Departments

    For more details go to www.blcinc.org or call 630-289-4221…
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    April 10, 2014

    Crystal Earth Rock Shop Presents Arts & Crafts Festival

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    April 3, 2014

    Annual Membership Meeting of Downtown Wheaton Association Set for April 23rd

    The Downtown Wheaton Association will be hosting its Annual Membership Meeting and Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, April 23rd at 5:00pm at Ivy Restaurant, located at 120 North Hale Street. All property and business owners within the Downtown Wheaton business district are invited to attend.  …
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    • Upcoming Events

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

      Celebrate Spring, Celebrate Easter

      Celebrate Spring, Celebrate EasterSaturday, April 19
      10:00 am–1:00 pm
      Memorial Park

      Join us for this annual celebration of Spring and Easter! The day begins at 10:00 am with the Easter Egg Hunt for the kids in Memorial Park, followed by the Easter Bonnet Contest at 10:30. For details on all the events of the day, see our calendar of events >

      Wheaton French Market

      Wheaton French MarketSaturdays—starting April 19
      8:00 am-2:00 pm
      South Main Street & East Liberty Drive

      Awarded West Suburban Living's 2013 Best of the West: BEST Farmer's Market Ranking! Wheaton's French Market will be returning to Downtown Wheaton every Saturday this spring, summer and fall. This year's French Market will be open from April 19–November 8, 2014. Enjoy artisan baked goods, fine cheeses, bountiful flowers, fresh local produce, fashionable accessories, artwork and fun with your neighbors!

      For more details, see our calendar of events >

      Wheaton's Choice Awards

      Wheaton's Choice AwardNow Closed
      Downtown Wheaton Businesses

      Winner announced soon!

      Vintage Rides

      Vintage RidesFridays
      May 30–Sept. 5
      6:30-9:00 pm
      Front Street

      Join us for a trip down memory lane and view these POWERFUL works of art! See the complete calendar for the featured era or model of the night, from muscle cars to country night. Download the 2014 Vintage Rides weekly schedule here >

      For more details, see the DWA calendar of events. >