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Personalized Message from SantaReservation deadline is December 5 or when full. As usual, Santa will be making his annual stop at Cosley Zoo to check in on all the animals. While he is here, Santa would be happy to record a Christmas video message for your favorite someone with one of our ambassador animals.
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Light Up Wheaton Decorating ContestSign Up Deadline: December 10 | Judging: December 11-December 20 | Free
The City of Wheaton and the Wheaton Park District present Light Up Wheaton and encourage the community to Brighten the Season Together. All are encouraged to “light up” their homes, businesses, nonprofits, churches, and other organizations. For those interested in a friendly community competition, enter your house in the first-ever FREE Light Up Wheaton Contest. Show the community your most creative, out of the box, and festive seasonal decorations and take part in Wheaton’s newest tradition.
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Fun Run in Color 2021April 17, 2021
Show up in your brightest white shirts, shorts, and shoes and we shower you along the route with vibrant color made from safe, food-grade, biodegradable cornstarch. By the time you cross the finish line, you’ll be a brilliant color palette of warm and cool hues! Find out more
Cosley Zoo Run for the Animals 2021June 5, 2021
One of the Chicago Suburbs' Largest 5K/10K Runs. Don’t miss this popular community race event that supports Cosley Zoo! Find out more
Fish-O-Rama 2021June 2021 | Date: TBD
Bring your fishing poles to the annual Fish-O-Rama! Offered in cooperation with the Kiwanis Club of Wheaton, this event invites kids 15 and under, with an adult, to participate in our open fishing contest. Registration required. Find out more
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