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Cream of Wheaton

June 1-4, 2023 | Memorial Park

Entertainment | Business Expo | Arts & Crafts | Food Vendors | Carnival


6:30A-12P | Bike Valet | Wheaton & Union Ave.
7:30A | Cosley Zoo Run for the Animals 5K/10K Start | Memorial Park & Surrounding Streets
8A-10P | Beer Garden | Memorial Park
8:30-11A | Post-Race Party/Awards | Memorial Park Bandshell
8:45A | Kids’ 1/2 Mile Run Start | Memorial Park & Surrounding Streets
9A-7P | Arts & Crafts Fair | Karlskoga Ave. & Hale St.
9A-5P | Business Expo | Memorial Park
9A-10P | Food Vendor Row | Karlskoga Ave.
10-11A | Bike Skills Bonanza (Kids 12 & under) | Wheaton & Union Ave.
11A-4P | Kids’ Activities | Karlskoga Ave./Memorial Park
12-4P | Free Admission | DuPage County Historical Museum, 102 E. Wesley St.
12P-Dusk | 2 for 1 Mini Golf | Clocktower Mini Golf
12-11P | Carnival | Liberty Dr.

Entertainment Lineup at Memorial Park Bandshell
7-11A | DJ
12-1:15P | Cheap Monarchy
2-3:15P | Chemically Imbalanced
4-5:15P | Banned Joe
6-7:15P | Vital Signs
8-9:30P | Hi Infidelity

12P-Dusk | 2 for 1 Mini Golf | Clocktower Mini Golf
1-5P | Kids’ Activities | Karlskoga Ave./Memorial Park
1-6P | Arts & Crafts Fair | Karlskoga Ave. & Hale St.
1-7P | Beer Garden | Memorial Park
1-7P | Food Vendor Row | Karlskoga Ave.
1-7P | Business Expo | Memorial Park
1-8P | Carnival | Liberty Dr.

Entertainment Lineup at Memorial Park Bandshell
1-2:15P | Nite Hawks
3-4:15P | The Mixtape Collective
5-6:30P | Planet Groove


The Cream of Wheaton Carnival will return to Liberty St. again this year! You can spin, slide, and ride over 4 fun-filled days!

Carnival Hours
• Thursday, June 1: 4-10P
• Friday, June 2: 4-11P
• Saturday, June 3: 12-11P
• Sunday, June 4: 1-8P

Discounted carnival wristbands are available for purchase at the Community Center (1777 S. Blanchard St.) or the DuPage County Historical Museum (102 E. Wesley St.) through Wednesday, May 31. These All-You-Can-Ride Wristbands are $25 and are valid for one day during the hours listed below. Wristbands sold during the Carnival will be $30 each.

Carnival Wristband Hours*
• Thursday, June 1: 4-10P
• Saturday, June 3: 12-5P
• Sunday, June 4: 1-5P
*wristbands are valid for one day during the times listed above.

On-site Tickets
Additional tickets* can be purchased at the Carnival:
• Single Tickets: $1.25
• Sheet of 18 Tickets: $20.00
• Sheet of 40 Tickets: $40.00
• All-You-Can-Ride Wristbands (purchased at Carnival) $30.00

*Number of tickets required for each ride varies


Saturday, June 3 | 7:30A Start 5K/10K | 8:45A Start 1/2 Mile Kids Run
Memorial Park (208 W Union Ave, Wheaton)

The Cosley Zoo Run for the Animals 5K/10K & Kids’ 1/2 Mile is hosted by the Cosley Foundation to raise funds for the animals at Cosley Zoo as well as exhibit development projects, public programs and conservation projects.


Join us for the Arts and Craft Fair on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday during Cream of Wheaton!

With over 30 vendors, you can shop for friends and family or treat yourself!

Arts and Craft Fair Hours

• Friday, June 2: 4-8P
• Saturday, June 3: 9A-7P
• Sunday, June 4: 1-6P


The Licorice Guy
Tippy Tortoise
EZ Angel Creations
Hmong Tapestry
Sheets by Karen
Desert and Sun Designs
Famous Supplies
Night Light Designs
J&K Creative Crafting
Mollie Monster
DMC Accessories
What Makes Your Heart Melt Candle
Connie’s Cups and Crafts
Amber’s Glass Creations
Oh My Havens
JCR Wood Design
Cleophyre Jewelry
KP Jewelry Designs
Sarbear Creations Co
Axial Creations
HMC Billet
Cara’s Kreations DBA Quench Bar
Mamie Gillian
Nana’s Simple Things
Flor De Loto
Windrose Designs
Ladies Corner Shop
Kustom Creations/Crafty Lady
DJ Craftworks
Cork and Stitch

Our vendor space is full for 2023 but feel free to add your name to our list for 2024! Email


Grab a bite from one of your local favorites!

Gino’s East
High Rollers Rolled Ice Cream
Genoa Italian Concessions
Dippin’ Dots
R&S Concessions
Taco Factory
Barone’s of Glen Ellyn
Kool Kat Ice Cream
Doggie Diner Concessions

* Food vendors are subject to change.


NO PETS allowed in the park. Please contact if you require a service animal.

Outside alcoholic beverages are prohibited.

Bags are subject to search.

No firearms are permitted to be taken into Wheaton Park District buildings or onto Wheaton Park District grounds. The Wheaton Park District is a government agency and pursuant to Illinois’ Concealed Carry Law restrictions.

No weapons (including pocket knives) of any kind are allowed on the property.

All tobacco products including cigarettes, cigars and vaping are not allowed. Smoking of any kind is prohibited in Memorial Park, including marijuana.


Interested in partnering with us on the Cream of Wheaton 2023?

Please contact Margie Wilhelmi at

Cream of Wheaton Sponsorship Opportunities 2023 (PDF)


Interested in participating in the Business Expo?

Please contact the Wheaton Chamber of Commerce at

Business Expo Registration Form – Cream of Wheaton 2023 (PDF)


Thank You

Cream of Wheaton Sponsors

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Mike Dyer, CRPR

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