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.
Vintage Rides Car Show
Date: Fridays through Aug. 26
Time: 6-9 p.m.
Location: Front Street, between Wheaton Avenue and Cross Street
See classic cars on display and enjoy music on Front Street from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. The Downtown Wheaton Association hosts these summer events. Each week has a different theme. Visit www.downtownwheaton.com for more information.
Date: Saturdays through Nov. 12, 2016
Time: 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
Location: Commuter Parking Lot at Liberty Drive and Main Street
This Wheaton favorite will kick off its outdoor season on Saturday, April 16. Held in the commuter parking lot near Liberty Drive and Main Street (just south of the railroad tracks), the French Market is an outdoor market selling locally grown produce, flowers, handmade gifts, jewelry, baked goods, specialty foods and much more. For more information, contact Bensidoun USA at 312-575-0294 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wheaton World Tour - CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER
Date: Saturday, Aug. 20
11 a.m.-2 p.m. CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER
Location: Wheaton Public Library, 225 N. Cross St., West Plaza
Join the Wheaton Community Relations Commission, Wheaton Public Library and Wheaton Park District for the Wheaton World Tour: A World of Fun featuring games from around the world, demonstrations, activities, a performance by the McNulty Irish Dancers and a Pet Parade. More information
Friends of the Library Book Sale
Dates: Aug. 24-27
Location: Wheaton Public Library,
The Friends of the Wheaton Public Library Book Sale will take place 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Aug. 24-25; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 26-27. This sale features adult and children's books. A separate media sale will take place Sept. 22-25 featuring DVDs, CDs and more.
Shakespeare in the Park
Dates: Aug. 26-27
Time: Park opens at 6 p.m., performance at 7 p.m.
Location: Memorial Park, 208 W. Union Ave.
Enjoy two performances of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night in Memorial Park Aug. 26 and 27. More information