2014 Taste of Wheaton

Thursday, June 5-Sunday, June 8

Join us for this annual celebration in Downtown Wheaton!



Attention Artists and Crafters:

Download your Art on Hale Application (PDF) now to reserve your space at this year's Taste of Wheaton!


Art in the Park Sponsor:

Sunday Party in the Park Sponsor:

Beer Garden Sponsor:


Interested in sponsoring, volunteering, or participating in the Business Expo?





Description: Enjoy all your favorite carnival rides with friends and family at the Taste of Wheaton.

Location: Liberty Street (between Hale and Cross)

Schedule:* Thursday, 4-10pm
  Friday, 4-11pm
  Saturday, 12-11pm
  Sunday, 1-8pm

*Unlimited ride wristbands have a limited schedule for when they may be redeemed.

Carnival Wristbands:** Save $5.00 when you buy carnival ride wristbands May 1-31! (Wristbands cost $20 each in advance; $25 each on site). Purchase your wristbands in advance at either of the following locations:

Community Center 1777 S. Blanchard 630-690-4880
DuPage County Historical Museum 102 E. Wesley 630-510-4941

**Please note: Unlimited ride wristbands may be redeemed during limited hours on one (1) of the following days: Thursday (4-10pm), Saturday (12-5pm), or Sunday (1-5pm). Some ride restrictions apply.

Description: Run for the Animals: 5K/10K and Zippity Zoo Run (Ages 6-12)

Run for the Animals-Voted Best 5k/10k in Midwest/Competitor Magazine
Don’t miss this community run that supports Cosley Zoo! The first 2500 runners receive a long sleeve Tech T-shirt and all are invited to stay for post-race refreshments and awards ceremony. Be sure and stick around and enjoy the festivities of Taste of Wheaton.

The .5 mile Zippity Zoo Run steps off at 8:45 a.m. for children ages 6-12.  All Zippity Zoo participants receive a shirt and medal.

Register online at active.com >

Location: Downtown Wheaton

Schedule: Saturday, June 7 7:30am (5K/10K)
    8:45am (Zippity Zoo Run)

For more information about either of these run events, click here.

Description: Beer garden features soda, water, wine by the glass (red and white), Miller products, Mike’s Hard Lemonade, and a rotating Craft Beer option throughout the weekend. 

Location: Memorial Park

Schedule: Thursday, 3-9pm
  Friday, 4-10pm
  Saturday, 8-10pm
  Sunday, 12-4pm

Sponsored by:

Description: Thursday night, Wheaton Chamber presents the first “Slice of Wheaton” offering slices of pizza from local pizzerias for only $2 each.  Buy your local favorite or try them all! Enjoy tasty eats and treats from Food Vendor Row on Friday and Saturday and be sure to come by for Fest Favorites on Sunday afternoon!

Location: Memorial Park

Schedule: Thursday, 4-9pm “Slice of Wheaton,” a local pizza vendor showcase in the park
  Friday, 4-10pm Food Vendor Row (Wheaton Ave.)
  Saturday, 9am-10pm Food Vendor Row (Wheaton Ave.)
  Sunday, 12-4pm Fest Favorites in the Park

Description: Visit and create at Art in the Park (featuring Wheaton Park District’s Create. Discover. Play. Fun) including the popular Monster Mural®, Tie Dye Station, Wheaton Park District facility activities,* and participate in our Community Art Project.

Location: Karlskoga Ave. (Saturday) and Memorial Park (Sunday)

Schedule: Saturday, 10am-4pm
  Sunday, 12-4 pm

*Activities are scheduled at various times Saturday and Sunday and are limited based on availability.

Sponsored by :

Location: Hale Street (Friday, Saturday) & Memorial Park (Sunday)

Schedule: Friday, 4-8pm
  Saturday, 8:30 am-7 pm
  Sunday, 12-4 pm

Sponsored by:

Location: Memorial Park Bandshell

Schedule: Thursday 4-5:30pm To Be Announced
    6-9:30pm Chemically Imbalanced & Vital Signs

  Friday 4-5:45pm To Be Announced
    4:45-7:30pm Pamela Rose & Windy City Country
    8-10pm Nick Lynch and Silversmith

  Saturday 8-11am DJ Gabe
    11am-12:30pm Serendipity
    1-2:30pm Sugar High
    3-5pm Frank & Dave
    5:30-7:30pm The Hat Guys
    8-10pm Hi-Infidelity - Official Website

  Sunday 12-1:30pm Eric Howell 
    2-4pm South of Disorder

Location: Memorial Park

Schedule: Friday, 4-8pm
  Saturday, 9am-5pm
  Sunday, 12-4pm





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