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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: 

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 

Worldwide Day of Play

Date: Saturday, Sept. 6
Time: 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Location: Wheaton Park District Community Center, 1777 S. Blanchard

The Wheaton Park District will celebrate Worldwide Day of Play with a number of free events encouraging kids to get up, go out and go play. Fitness contests, an obstacle course, open gym and more are included. More information 

Revolutionary War Reenactment

Dates: Sept. 13-14
Times: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Location: Cantigny Park, 1S151 Winfield Road

Join Cantigny and The North West Territory Alliance in a Revolutionary War Reenactment and Encampment. Get a feel for camp life, experience a battle and enjoy the sights and sounds of the 18th century. More information 

Sunday Sampler Musical Series: Tom Krol

Date: Sunday, Sept. 14
Time: 2 p.m.
Location: Wheaton Public Library, 225 N. Cross St., Main Floor

Join Tom Krol as he takes you on a musical journey through 10 different countries in this solo concert of classical guitar and vocals. Presented by the Friends of the Wheaton Public Library. No registration necessary. More information 

Wheaton Wine & Cultural Arts Festival

Date: Saturday, Sept. 20
Time: Noon-6 p.m.
Location: Memorial Park, 208 W. Union Ave.

Memorial Park will be the setting for this annual festival, where attendees can sample a variety of local and global wines, explore art from community artisans, graze on fare from food vendors, and enjoying musical entertainment in the park’s bandshell. More information 

Cantigny Car Show

Date: Sunday, Sept. 21
Time:  9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Location: Cantigny Park, 1S151 Winfield Road

Cantigny Park will host its ninth annual auto show featuring a variety of vintage cars, food and entertainment. More information 

Friends of the Wheaton Public Library Annual Book Sale

Dates: Sept. 25-28 (preview sale Sept. 24 for Friends members)
Times: 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Sept. 25; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 26; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 27; 1-5 p.m. Sept. 28; (5-9 p.m. Sept. 24 preview sale for Friends members)
Location: Wheaton Public Library, 225 N. Cross St., Lower Level Meeting Room and lobby

This sale will feature more than 30,000 books filling the Lower Level Meeting Room and lobby area of the Wheaton Public Library. Includes like-new fiction and nonfiction bestsellers, cook books, classics, collectible LPs, VHS movies, music CDs and a variety of DVDs. This sale will not include children's materials, as the library will have a Children's Only Book Sale in June 2015. More information 

Cantigny Fall Festival

Date: Saturday, Oct. 11
Time: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Location: Cantigny Park, 1S151 Winfield Road

Celebrate autumn with harvest-time fun at Cantigny Park. Includes a fall craft show, pumpkin decorating, hayrides, music and more. More information 

 

Recurring Events:

Vintage Rides

Dates: Fridays through Sept. 5
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.