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    Taste of Wheaton

    June 2, 2016 - June 5, 2016
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    June 18, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
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A “Taste” of all that Wheaton offers!

Event features four days of entertainment at the Memorial Park Band Shell, as well as…

  • Tasty Eats from Local Restaurants & Traditional Festival Fare
  • Cosley Zoo Run for the Animals 5K/10K & Zippity Zoo Run
  • Carnival Rides
  • Art in the Park
  • Business After Hours featuring 2016 Wheaton Award
  • Children’s Games
  • Arts & Crafts Fair
  • Beer & Wine Garden
  • Business Expo

Unique Aspects of the Event:

Slice of Wheaton

Last year, The Wheaton Park District and Wheaton Chamber of Commerce brought local pizza vendors to the Taste of Wheaton on Thursday night. It was a huge success and a great way to kick off the event.

Business and Art & Craft Vendors

In 2015, we welcomed over 50 business vendors and 30 Art & Craft Vendors. These vendors get to showcase their products and services to the community.

Schedule of Events & Entertainment Schedule

We have an exciting weekend planned, filled with live entertainment!

Thursday, June 2
6-7:30 Hello Nuvo
8-9:30 Planet Groove
Friday, June 3
5:30-7:30 The Mix
8-10 The Boy Band Night
Saturday, June 4
9-10:30 Go 4 It Entertainment
12:30-2:30 Whiskey Romance
3-5 Dick Diamond and the Dusters
5:30-7:30 Centerfold
8-10 Hi-Infidelity
Sunday, June 5
12-1:30 South of Disorder
2-3:30 Red Woody
4-6 Neverly Brothers

Unlimited Ride Wristbands*†

Ride unlimited at the carnival on a day of your choice for $20 in advance or $25 on site.

Purchase in advance at one of our two locations before 5/31:

  • Community Center | 1777 S. Blanchard Road
  • DuPage County Historical Museum | 102 E. Wesley Street

*Wristbands valid on your choice of ONE of the follow dates and times:

Thursday, June 2 | 4-10pm
Saturday, June 4 | Noon-5pm
Sunday, June 5 | 1-5pm

Wristbands are not available on Friday.

Park Policies

No dogs allowed inside Memorial Park through the hours of Taste of Wheaton June 2- June 5.

Contacts & Opportunities

Sponsorship Opportunities – Taste of Wheaton 2016 Sponsorships (PDF)
For more information about the sponsorship opportunities available at the Taste of Wheaton, please contact Kristina Nemetz at 630.510.5064 or knemetz@wheatonparks.org.

Marketplace in the Park Opportunities – Marketplace In the Park (PDF)
For more information about Marketplace in the Park opportunities, please contact Kerry O’Brien at 630.668.6464 or kerry@wheatonchamber.com.

Food Vendors 
Food Vendor Row for 2016 has been sold out, for more information about participating as a food vendor in the 2017 Taste of Wheaton, please contact Dan Novak at 630.510.5117 or dnovak@wheatonparks.org.

Arts & Crafts Fair – Art on Hale Application (PDF)
For more information about participating in the ‘Art on Hale’ Arts & Crafts Fair at the Taste of Wheaton, please contact Cristin Handlon at 630.510.5132 or chandlon@wheatonparks.org.

Cosley Zoo, Run for the Animals
For more information about the Cosley Zoo Run for the Animals, please contact Margie Wilhelmi at 630.510.4984 or mwilhelmi@wheatonparks.org.

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