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

  • September 9, 2014

    Volunteer Training Tonight! Volunteers Welcome for Wheaton’s Wine and Cultural Arts Festival

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    Become a wine connoisseur for the day! Volunteer for Wheaton’s Wine and Cultural Arts Festival!

     

    Learn more about the fine wines on the market today, spend an afternoon pouring for friends and family; while giving back to the community!  Volunteer for Wheaton’s  Wine and Cultural Arts Festival!
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    August 4, 2014

    Get Your Tickets Today! Wheaton’s Wine & Cultural Arts Festival

    wine fest logo SNIPMake plans for this Saturday (Sept. 20, 2014)  to spend a leisure afternoon tasting over 70 wines, listening to live music and taking in the fine art on exhibit in Memorial Park.  From 12pm to 6pm, you can gain a new appreciation for many wines from around the globe being featured at this special festival- Tickets are just $25 per person in advance and includes admission, a souvenir tasting glass and 12- 1 oz.…
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    September 18, 2014

    Wine Festival Offers Taste of Art as well as Wine this Saturday!

    Brilliant photography by Bill Hottinger

    Brilliant photography by Bill Hottinger

    In addition to the 70+ fine wines being offered for tastings at this Saturday’s Wheaton Wine and Cultural Arts Festival (Saturday, Sept. 20th in Memorial Park in Downtown Wheaton), a variety of artists will be exhibiting and selling their art during the festival.  …
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    September 5, 2014

    Congratulations to All the ‘Dash’ Winners!

     

    Congratulations to Andrea Brockert, also a winner of  hidden ‘Dash’ event.   Andrea also found her winning envelope at Prairie Path Books (turns out the envelope was hidden twice!)    Andrea is “super excited” to be going to Wheaton’s Wine and CulturalArts Festival- it happens to be on her birthday!  …
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    September 4, 2014

    It’s Back! Hidden ‘Ticket’ Dash: First Set of Clues

     

    This may be your lucky day!  Starting today- Thursday, Sept. 4th- there are 5 envelopes hidden throughout Downtown Wheaton- each filled with 2 tickets to the Wheaton Wine and Cultural Arts Festival-Sept. 20th in Memorial Park (A $50 value).   …
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    • Upcoming Events

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

      Wheaton’s Wine & Cultural Arts Festival

      Wheaton Wine & Cultural Arts FestivalSaturday
      September 20
      12:00–6:00 pm
      Memorial Park

      Spend a Saturday afternoon taking a stroll through Downtown Wheaton's beautiful Memorial Park while sampling a variety of local and global wines, exploring art from community artisans, grazing on fare from food vendors and enjoying musical entertainment in the park’s bandshell.

      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 >