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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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

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

  • July 21, 2014

    Hear Mayor Gresk’s Interview on WCKG-AM

    Mayor Gresk with Leslie HarrisMayor Gresk was interviewed this past January on WCKG-AM and spoke about all things Wheaton including famous people who were notable Wheatonites, the workings of the city council and future plans for Downtown Wheaton.  Check out the on air interview here.…
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    Andrew’s Garden Owner Receives International Recognition

    Andrew1Andrew Parravano, the owner of Andrew’s Garden, located at 204 West Wesley Street, has been recognized as one of eleven influential florist to know. The recognition comes from international blog ‘Global Petals’.  Andrew was noted along with fellow notable designers from New York, LA, London, Denmark and Germany.…
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    Join Us for “The Entrepreneurial Equation’-

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    ‘The Entrepreneurial Equation’

    Tuesday, July 29th

    8:00am

    The Downtown Wheaton Association Offices

    108 East Wesley Street

    Presented by Matthew King, Financial Advisor with Edward Jones

    As small business owners, our business represents our dreams and visions for a better future for ourselves, our family and our employees.  
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    July 18, 2014

    Get Your Tickets for Wheaton Brew Fest-Aug. 2nd

    For Tickets Go To: www.wheatonbrewfest.com

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    July 11, 2014

    Street Re-Surfacing to Being July 21st for Sections of Hale Street and Liberty Drive -South of Tracks

     

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    Notice to Businesses:

    Street Re-Surfacing To Begin July 21st on Liberty and Hale Street

    Improvements to the condition of Liberty Drive and Hale Street will begin on Monday, July 21st and will involve the following:

    • Milling and re-paving of Hale Street from Willow going north to the railroad tracks
    • Milling and re-paving of Liberty Drive from Main Street to Wheaton Avenue.

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    April 3, 2014

    Award Winning Downtown Businesses Are Recognized at the DWA Annual Meeting

    A variety of Downtown Wheaton businesses and individuals were recognized for their accomplishments and contributions to  Downtown Wheaton during the Annual Downtown Wheaton Association Annual Meeting and Awards Ceremony this past Wednesday,April 23rd at Ivy Restaurant.  Bella Roba, located at 104 North Hale St.…
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    July 22, 2014

    DWA Members: Save the Date for Joint Business After Hours at Ivy

    Property owners and business owners within the Downtown Wheaton commercial district are invited to attend a special joint Business After Hours with members of the Wheaton Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday, August 5th from 5pm to 7pm at Ivy Restaurant located at 120 North Hale.  …
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    • Upcoming Events

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

      Wheaton Brew Fest

      Wheaton Brew FestSaturday
      August 2
      1:00–4:30 pm
      Downtown Wheaton

      Make August 2nd an Oh Hoppy Day! Enjoy crisp, refreshing brews within the gorgeous setting of Downtown Wheaton's Memorial Park.

      For more details, see the DWA calendar >

      Wheaton French Market

      Wheaton French MarketSaturdays
      April 19–Nov. 8
      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 has returned to Downtown Wheaton. It will be open every Saturday this spring, summer and fall, through 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 The DWA Calendar of Events >

      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. >

      Wheaton's Choice Awards

      Wheaton's Choice AwardWheaton's Choice winners announced here! >