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Living Wheaton Christmas Festival

December 1


The holidays are just around the corner and it’s time to get ready! Come to downtown Wheaton for this family-friendly festival which will feature special activities and in-store offerings at various stores in town. The day kicks off with the Reindeer Run 5K sponsored by the Wheaton Lions Club and ends with a live DJ and complimentary hot cider and cocoa. Complimentary holiday treats will be offered by participating stores throughout the day and they will remain open until 9pm for after dinner shopping! Be sure to enjoy s’mores on the patio at Ivy Restaurant -120 North Hale- a Downtown Wheaton tradition!

8:30am             Reindeer Run 5K sponsored by the Wheaton Lions Club. Register at: https://wheatonparkdistrict.com/events/reindeerrun/

10am – 9pm      Holiday Stroll – Complimentary holiday treats offered by participating businesses; Windows of Wheaton lighted windows, and Decorated Wreaths display

10am – 5pm      G’Living Wheaton Tree raffle ticket sales

10am – 4pm      Selfies with cartoon characters from the Parade at the various participating businesses

10:30am           Jamie from the Farm performance

11am – 8pm      Roaming music and carolers

12pm – 3pm      Visits with Santa at Martin Memorial Plaza (Front and Main Streets)

12pm – 3pm      Free horse and carriage rides at Martin Memorial Plaza

12pm – 3pm      Ice carving demonstrations at Martin Memorial Plaza

3:00pm             Santa’s Cash Dash

3pm – 6pm        Facepainting at Martin Memorial Plaza

3pm – 6pm       Voting opens for your favorite Decorated Wreath

3pm – 6pm       Santa’s Train Rides

3pm – 8pm       Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree

7pm                 G’Living Wheaton Tree Raffle Drawing and Wreath Decorating Contest winner announced



Additional activities to come …


Stores offering complimentary holiday treats and staying open late for after dinner shopping – TBD



December 1


Downtown Wheaton Association


Downtown Wheaton
134 W Front St
Wheaton, Illinois 60187 USA
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