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Things To Do

Although Wheaton is only 25 miles from Chicago, you will find that there’s no need to leave Wheaton to find something to do, whether it's in the vibrant downtown, several shopping districts or elsewhere.
*NOTE: Please make sure to scroll down to see information about recurring events like the French Market! 

Upcoming Events: 

Library Pet Supply Drive for DCACC

Dates: July 21-Aug. 8
Location: Wheaton Public Library, 225 N. Cross St.
For three weeks, WPL Young Adult Services will collect items to be donated to the DuPage County Animal Care and Control’s Shelter. Items include: canned cat and dog food, thick blankets, small animal baby bottles, and many more. Please check the wish list posted at www.wheatonlibrary.org/teens before bringing an item. Items will be collected on the library’s main floor and in the Children’s Department.

 DuPage County Fair

Dates: July 23-27
Times: 8 a.m.-11 p.m. daily
Location: DuPage County Fairgrounds,  2015 Manchester Road, Wheaton

The annual DuPage County Fair will take place July 23-27 at the DuPage County Fairgrounds in Wheaton. For information about entertainment, events, tickets and more, visit www.dupagecountyfair.org.

Wheaton World Tour

Date: Thursday, July 24, 2014
Time: Activities start at 6 p.m., Concert starts at 8 p.m.
Location: Memorial Park, 208 W. Union Ave.

Wheaton’s Community Relations Commission encourages you to take part in Wheaton World Tour, a night celebrating diversity and culture within our community. This world tour will introduce you to sights, sounds and tastes from around the globe – all without leaving Memorial Park. Activities will begin at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 24, 2014 in Memorial Park, followed by the Wheaton Municipal Band concert at 8 p.m. More information 

Music In the Park

Date: Friday, July 25
Time: 7-10 p.m.
Location: Memorial Park, 208 W. Union Ave.

Wheaton’s Fine and Cultural Arts Commission invites the community the seventh annual Music in the Park event. The free event, sponsored by the commission, the City of Wheaton and the Wheaton Park District, will feature three groups. More information 

Wheaton Brew Fest

Date: Saturday, Aug. 2
Time: 1-4:30 p.m. (VIP Access noon-4:30 p.m.)
Location: Memorial Park, 208 W. Union Ave.

The Wheaton Park District invites the community to attend Wheaton Brew Fest on Aug. 2 in Memorial Park. The event will feature beer tasting from more than 30 breweries. More information 

Wheaton Municipal Band Concert at Edman Chapel

Date: Saturday, Aug. 2
Time: 8 p.m.
Location: Wheaton College's Edman Chapel, 401 E. Franklin St.

This special concert of the Wheaton Municipal Band will take place at Wheaton College's Edman Chapel. The concert is free, and no tickets are required. More information  

Skateboard Competition

Date: Thursday, Aug. 7
Time: 5:30-8 p.m.
Location: Clocktower Commons Skate Park

The Wheaton Park District will host a skateboarding competition with two events: 1.5-minute park jam run and mini-ramp competition. Participants will compete in three age divisions: 11 and under, 12-15, and 16+. More information and registration 

Story Time at Town Square Wheaton

Date: Thursday, Aug. 14
Time: 11 a.m.-noon
Location: Town Square Wheaton, Naperville Road & Blanchard Road

WTTW Kids Readers are Leaders presents story time, singing and dancing followed by a meet and greet with Curious George. More information  

Shakespeare in the Park: "Love's Labour's Lost"

Dates: Aug. 29-31
Location: Memorial Park, 208 W. Union

The Wheaton Park District and Wheaton College Arena Theater will present a Shakespeare in the Park performance of "Love's Labour's Lost" on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 29-31 in Memorial Park. The event is free, but donation proceeds benefit the DuPage County Historical Museum. More information 

Recurring Events:

Music Mondays in Memorial Park 

 
Dates: Each Monday in July (July 7, 14, 21, 28)
Time: 6:15 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Location: Memorial Park, 208 W. Union
 
Join the Wheaton Park District for free family fun and live entertainment in Memorial Park each Monday night in July. Each event will feature different entertainment. More information 

Wheaton Municipal Band Summer Concerts

Dates: Thursdays through Aug. 14 (except first week of July, concert on Wednesday, July 2)
Time: 8 p.m. (except June 26 concert begins at 7:30 p.m.)
Location: Memorial Park, located at Wheaton and Karlskoga avenues (near City Hall)

Founded in 1930, the Wheaton Municipal Band is carrying on a long-standing Wheaton tradition with its summer band concerts in Memorial Park. The concerts are free for the community to attend and feature a variety of music styles and themes. For more information about each concert, visit the Municipal Band’s website at www.wheatonmunicipalband.org.

Vintage Rides

Dates: Fridays through Sept. 5 (no event on July 4)
Time: 6:30 p.m.-9 p.m.
Location: Front Street in Downtown Wheaton

Each Friday, May 30 through Sept. 5 (except July 4), classic cars roll into town for the Vintage Rides car show. This free family-friendly event allows you to stroll down Front Street and admire some outstanding automobiles. Each week features a different make, model or theme. For more information, visit the Downtown Wheaton Association’s website at www.downtownwheaton.com.

French Market

Dates: Saturdays through Nov. 15, 2014
Time: 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
Location: Parking lot near Main Street and Liberty Drive in downtown Wheaton (just south of the railroad tracks)

More than a typical farmers market, the Wheaton French Market offers a wide variety of vendors. From 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. each Saturday through Nov. 15, 2014, visit the French Market near the intersection of Main Street and Liberty Drive to find fresh produce, locally made gifts, art, specialty foods, handmade jewelry, flowers and more. Items sold change seasonally, offering visitors variety from week to week. For more information about the French Market, contact Bensidoun USA at 312-575-0286.

Monthly Electronic Recycling

Date: Second Saturday of each month
Time: 9 a.m.-noon
Location: Public Works Storage Yard, 820 W. Liberty Drive

Bring your unwanted electronics to the Public Works Storage Yard, 820 W. Liberty Drive, between 9 a.m. and noon. It is a drive-through event; volunteers will unload items from your car. Household batteries no longer accepted (only rechargeable batteries accepted). No refrigerators, air conditioners or other items with refrigerant/coolant liquids. Read the list of items that will be accepted.