4/15: Superhero Fun Run

Downtown Wheaton

Fun Run is back, but with a new theme - Superheroes! Join us for this exciting 5K where all of your favorite Superheroes will descend on Wheaton to show their support for the Play for All Playground and Garden Foundation and Rotary Charities. Every superhero is welcome to participate, so throw on your Superman cape, Wonder Woman tiara, or Captain America shield and join us for this fantastic 5K!

4/23: Beyond Glee Spring Concert

Community Center - Memorial Room 1777 S Blanchard St, Wheaton, IL

Beyond Glee Presents, "Springing Back to Singing" Sunday, April 23 | 3P | Community Center Memorial Room Tickets Pre-sale: $8 At the Door: $10 Tickets are the same for all ages. Purchase Tickets Online Tickets may be purchased in person at the Wheaton [...]

4/29: Native Plant Sale

City of Wheaton Public Works Yard 821 W Liberty Drive, Wheaton, IL

The City of Wheaton, Wheaton Environmental Improvement Commission, and the Wheaton Park District encourage residents to plant native plants in future landscape projects.

5/6: Go Fly a Kite

Graf Park 1701 Manchester Rd, Wheaton, IL

Whether you’re an avid kite flyer or taking the family out for the first time, this is a great event for the young and old. Watch kite demonstrations and participate in our Grand Launch.


5/20: Shred Day & Food Drive

Rice Pool & Water Park 1777 S Blanchard St, Wheaton, IL

Shred Day & Food Drive Saturday, May 20 | 10A-12P | Rice Pool & Water Park HOSTED BY SENATOR SETH LEWIS AND REPRESENTATIVE AMY GRANT Join your local Legislators at their free paper shredding event and food drive! Bring your sensitive documents for shredding and non-perishable food [...]

6/1-6/4: Cream of Wheaton

Downtown Wheaton

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

Please check back for additional details to be posted.


6/3: Cosley Zoo Run for the Animals

Memorial Park 225 Karlskoga Avenue, Wheaton, IL

Don’t miss this popular community race event that supports Cosley Zoo!

6/3: Silvertones Chorus Concert

Community Center - Memorial Room 1777 S Blanchard St, Wheaton, IL

Silvertones Chorus Presents, "Sounds of the Sixties" Saturday, June 3 | 2P | Community Center Memorial Room Tickets Pre-sale: $8 At the Door: $10 Tickets are the same for all ages. Purchase Tickets Online Tickets may be purchased in person at the Wheaton [...]

6/17: Fish-O-Rama

Northside Park 1300 N West St, Wheaton, IL

Offered in cooperation with the Kiwanis Club of Wheaton, this annual event invites kids 15 and under, with an adult, to participate in outdoor family fun at our open fishing contest.


7/3-7/4: Independence Day Celebration

Various Locations

Join us for family fun during this annual celebration featuring fireworks on July 3 and the parade through Downtown Wheaton on July 4.


8/5: Wheaton Brew & Seltzer Fest

Memorial Park 225 Karlskoga Avenue, Wheaton, IL

Join us for the best party in Wheaton with unique brews and seltzer, live entertainment, food and fun! This is a 21 & over event.

8/7: Cosley Zoo Classic

Arrowhead Golf Club 26W151 Butterfield Rd, Wheaton, IL

Enjoy an afternoon of golf at the beautiful Arrowhead Golf Club. Registration includes 18 holes of golf, lunch on the course, and steak dinner.

9/21: Cosley Zoo Uncorked Wine Tasting

Cosley Zoo 1356 North Gary Ave, Wheaton, IL

Wine Stations | Live Entertainment | Appetizers | Raffle
Enjoy a distinctive wine tasting experience, complete with the animals and atmosphere of Cosley Zoo!

9/30: Light the Torch Night Run

Downtown Wheaton or Virtual IL

Presented in partnership by Wheaton Park District and the FT Cares Foundation Race through luminary lanes at the 10th Annual Light the Torch 5K Night Run! This chip-timed 5K run/walk is a unique race through downtown Wheaton after sunset. Come decked out! The more glow the better! Participants are invited to stick around after the race for live music, carnival rides, kids’ activities, food, and a beer garden at October Fest, hosted by the DuPage County Historical Museum. Registration includes a commemorative shirt and glow giveaways.

12/2: Lions Club Reindeer Run

Downtown Wheaton

Get your holiday cheer on in the most festive, active environment imaginable. This winter 5K is sure to put you in the holiday spirit – in fact, we even encourage it! Come out in your best Santa hats or assortment of jingle bells and Run Run Rudolph to the finish line! All runners receive a long-sleeve tech t-shirt and antlers.

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