Upcoming Events

  1. Around the World Tour
  2. Taste of Wheaton

    Jun 1 - Jun 4
  3. Cosley Zoo Run for the Animals

    Jun 3 @ 7:30 am - 9:30 am
  4. picnic

    Picnic with the Animals

    Jun 16 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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This four-day event features a “Taste” of all that Wheaton has to offer…

Entertainment at the Memorial Park band shell, carnival, arts & craft fair, Business After Hours event, Business Expo, Cosley Zoo Run, food vendors, beer and wine garden, Art in the Park, climbing wall, and the popular Sunday Family Party in the Park!

New! #throwbackthursday

Entertainment Lineup:

6p – 7:30p 8p – 9:30p
Libido Funk
The Chicago Experience
5:30p – 7:30p 8p – 10p
The Boy Band Night
Dick Diamond and the Dusters
7:30a – 10:30a 10:30a – 12p 12:30p – 2:30p 3p – 5p 5:30p – 7:30p 8p – 10p
Gabe Ortiz-DJ
This End Up
Gone Country
The Hat Guys
Planet Groove
12p – 1:30p 2p – 3:30p 4p – 6p
South of Disorder
The Neverly Brothers
Red Woody Band

Park Policy

Due to the nature of the event, pets or animals are not permitted in Memorial Park during Taste of Wheaton. No outside food and beverage are also prohibited.

Carnival Wristbands

$25 carnival wristbands can be purchased for unlimited rides* during one of the following times:
– Thursday, June 1, 4p-10p;
– Saturday, June 3, 12p-5p;
– Sunday, June 4, 1p-8p;

Wristbands can be purchased at the Wheaton Park District Community Center (1777 S Blanchard St, Wheaton) and DuPage County Historical Museum (102 E Wesley St, Wheaton).

* some exclusions apply. Games are not included.

Cosley Zoo, Run for the Animals

Saturday, June 3, 5/10K at 7:30A; 1/2 mile kid’s race at 8:45A. For information about the Cosley Zoo Run for the Animals, please contact Margie Wilhelmi at 630.510.4984 or mwilhelmi@wheatonparks.org. To register click here.

Arts and Crafts Fair

Application to be a vendor at the Art on Hale portion of the Taste of Wheaton event. For 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.

Sponsorship Opportunities

See 2017 Taste of Wheaton Sponsorship Packages (PDF). For information about the sponsorship opportunities available at the Taste of Wheaton, please contact Kristina Nemetz at 630.510.5064 or knemetz@wheatonparks.org.

Market Place in the Park Opportunities

OPEN ALL FOUR DAYS. See Market Place in the Park Form (PDF). For information about Marketplace in the Park opportunities, please contact Kerry O’Brien at 630.668.6464 or kerry@wheatonchamber.com.

Food Vendors

OPEN ALL FOUR DAYS. For information about participating as a food vendor at the Taste of Wheaton, please contact Dan Novak at 630.510.5117 or dnovak@wheatonparks.org.

Interested in Performing?

The 2017 Taste of Wheaton performance schedule has been booked. Want to be considered for 2018 Taste of Wheaton or other park district events?  Click here.

Sponsored by:

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