Through October: Pumpkin Fest at Cosley Zoo

Come see the animals in the crisp fall air, and listen to the children laugh as they climb the straw pyramid or find their way through the corn stalk tunnel. Apples, gourds, pumpkins, cider, cornstalks, and straw bales will be sold.

NEW this year: Kids' Rides!
Tickets: $1.25 ea.; $25 for 22 tickets

Upcoming Programs & Events

11/28-12/30: Festival of Lights and Tree Sales
Make a winter time visit to Cosley Zoo a family tradition! Cosley Zoo is transformed into a winter wonderland with 20,000 twinkling lights creating spectacular displays, an amazing selection of Christmas trees for you to purchase, hot chocolate, and holiday gifts.

11/29, 12/6, 12/13: Santa's Craft Corner
Visit with Santa AND the animals, make a craft or two and enjoy refreshments. Photos with Santa will be available for a small fee.

12/6: Lions Club Reindeer Run
Holiday-themed 5K for the serious and casual runner looking to get into the holiday spirit!


11/15: Annual Holiday Bazaar
The DuPage County Historical Museum will hold its 31st Annual Holiday Bazaar this year. A fine selection of handmade ornaments and gifts as well as wreaths, holiday decorations and stocking-stuffers will be available. Find gifts for friends, family, teachers and colleagues.

11/21-11/22: Alice in Wonderland
Join us for a magical presentation of this classic tale, presented by the Wheaton Park District Children's Playhouse.

11/27: Thanksgiving at Arrowhead Restaurant & Bar
Join us for a special four-course holiday meal with family and friends. Reservations being taken now. View the menu >


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Program Guide Delivery:
Delivery dates can be found here. Haven't received a catalog after delivery is complete? Please email your address to:

Winter Program Registration Dates:
11/03: (on/about) brochures home delivered
11/11: resident registration begins
12/02: nonresident registration begins

Questions about registration?

Please call 630.690.4880 for assistance.

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Proposed 2015 Wheaton Park District Budget (PDF, 1.25MB)

Central Park Improvements Plan (PDF)
Coming soon: Park Development at Main and Roosevelt next to Mariano’s! Please direct questions to Mike Benard, Executive Director, at 630-510-4945 or

Partnership Opportunities
2014 sponsorship opportunities available soon!