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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 >

APPLY FOR GRANTS

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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.


WHAT DWA CAN DO

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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 >

DWA MEMBERS

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Once in the system, you can:

  • update your company profile
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  • post a job, and more

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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 >

  • January 26, 2015

    Save the Date: The ‘Toast’ to In Good Taste Restaurant Week Returns

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    The Toast

    Thursday, February 26th

    5pm-8pm

    Toms Price Home Furnishings

    303 East Front Street

     

    Downtown Wheaton’s great restaurants and eateries will join together on Thursday, February 26th for a very special night of menu tastings for the second annual ‘Toast’, the kick off to the ‘In Good Taste’ Restaurant Week in Downtown Wheaton.  …
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    December 5, 2014

    Winter French Market Every Saturday !

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    The Wheaton Winter French Market continues to offer a wonderful variety of artisanal foods, gift items, fresh flowers and other specialty merchandise throughout the winter season.  Located in the Metra Train Station at Front Street and West Street, the Winter French Market is open on Saturdays from 9:00am to 1:30pm.   
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    January 26, 2015

    Tree Decor for the Birds Created by Clare Wood Academy Students

    The ChDSC01923ristmas tree at Martin Memorial Plaza traditionally remains on display in Martin Memorial Plaza through the end of February, serving as bird sanctuary for our feathery winter friends.  To add a little interest to the tree, this year the students of Clare Woods Academy were invited to decorate wooden gingerbread men.  …
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    January 8, 2015

    2015 A Happening Year in Downtown Wheaton

    2015 calendar Check out the calendar of events taking place in Downtown Wheaton this New Year.   Downtown Wheaton is your destination for family fun, festivals, concerts, running events and shopping promotions. Your favorites from Vintage Rides to Chili Cook Off are included, but there are so many more fun   events happening in 2015.…
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    Ice (cubed) Fest A Big Hit with Families Last Saturday

     

    DSC01920As ice chips flew in the air and chainsaws and chisels created stunning designs from blocks of crystal clear ice, the first annual Ice (cubed) Festival in Downtown Wheaton got underway at Martin Memorial Plaza.  The slightly warm temperatures on Saturday, Jan.…
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    • Upcoming Events

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

      Ice3 Fest

      Wheaton Ice (Cubed) FestSaturday
      Jan. 24
      1:00–4:00 pm
      Martin Memorial Plaza at Front and Main Streets and throughout Downtown Wheaton

      Yes—it’s cold out so make the most of the January winter with a little fun in Downtown Wheaton with the First Annual Ice (cubed) Fest. Enjoy ice carving demonstrations at Martin Memorial Plaza, check out the variety of ice sculptures on display throughout Downtown Wheaton and "warm up" to specials being offered at various Downtown Wheaton shops and restaurants throughout the day!

      Winter Wheaton French Market

      Wheaton French MarketSaturdays
      Nov. 8–Mar. 28
      9:00 am–1:30 pm
      Wheaton Metra Train Station, Front and West Streets, Downtown Wheaton

      Many of the same favorite vendors from the summer will be featured throughout the winter at the French Market's indoor location. Stop by and see them inside the train station as the air turns from brisk to cold! They have goods that will warm your heart.

      For more details, see The DWA Calendar of Events >