Central Athletic Complex 500 S Naperville Rd, Wheaton, IL

Break your winter blues and experience Ice-A-Palooza Saturday, February 3 | 11:00 am–1:00 pm | Central Athletic Complex Ice Rinks Ice-A-Palooza is a free outdoor event featuring skating, entertainment, food truck, character visits and more! Event details: Preschool Activities Tent & Outdoor Games | 11:00 am–1:00 pm Hot Cocoa Bar | Enjoy a cup of delicious hot cocoa with all your favorite toppings – $3 S’mores Kits Meet & Greet Ice Queen & Ice Princess | 11:00 am–1:00 pm Rusty, the Chicago Steel Mascot | 11:00 am–12:15 pm Curious Crow Food Truck Chili, grilled cheese with tomato soup, Smash Burger with...

Winter Wine & Cheese Walk

Downtown Wheaton 100 N. Main St., Wheaton, IL

The Perfect Pair: Wine & Cheese Walk! Saturday, February 3 | 2:00–5:30 pm Winter is long…wine helps! Enjoy 12 one-ounce wine tastes at participating Downtown businesses—and, new this year, enjoy curated pairings of artisan cheeses. This is the perfect time to shop all things spring at your favorite stores. At the end of the event, take home your souvenir wine glass. Make it an early Valentine's Day date or gather your squad for a friends' day out! And don't miss the complimentary photo booth, generously sponsored by the Wheaton Sport Center! Event check-in and materials pick-up begins at 1:00 PM (location TBD)....

The Barricade Boys Musical | at the MAC

The Mac at College of DuPage 425 Fawell Boulevard, Glen Ellyn, IL

Sunday, Feb. 18 | 4:00 pm | Belushi Performance Hall What happens when two Les Misérables alumni set out to create a night at the musicals like none other? They recruit fellow stars of London’s West End to put on a show filled with powerhouse vocals, slick dance routines and an incredible array of music! From the emotion of Les Misérables to the raw energy of West Side Story, these phenomenal artists take you on a journey which includes melodies from the world’s greatest songwriters, like Billy Joel, Elton John and Queen.  $60 (B) | $65 (A) | $70 Gold Circle Buy Tickets / More...

We Are Women Art Exhibit

Downtown Wheaton 100 N. Main St., Wheaton, IL

We Are Women Art Exhibit in Downtown Wheaton March 1–31, 2024 ​In partnership with the DuPage Art League and the City of Wheaton Community Relations Commission, we are excited to display artwork from some of the DuPage Art League's talented women artists and other local artists at some of Wheaton's fabulous women-owned or managed businesses. Art exhibit locations include*: AlphaGraphics Wheaton Altiro Latin Fusion Amante Marketplace Baby Doll Bakery DuPage Art League Jeans and a Cute Top Shop Kimmer's Ice Cream Lori Mesa Antiques and Fine Jewelry MION Artisan Soap Naperville Running Company NEXT yoga Noteable Notes Music Academy Rise Fitness + Wellness...

Magic Show

Wheaton Community Center 1777 S Blanchard St, Wheaton, IL

March 1 | 6:00 pm | Community Center Come watch a thrilling and entertaining magic show by Gary Kantor. The show is packed with vanishing acts, mind-reading tricks, and a variety of hilarious tricks that will have everyone rolling on the floor with laughter. The show is appropriate for all ages, even adults! Please note: Everyone attending must purchase a ticket. Tickets: $10 at the Community Center | $10 Purchase Online Learn More Information >

Danú—Irish Music Concert

The Mac at College of DuPage 425 Fawell Boulevard, Glen Ellyn, IL

Friday, Mar. 8 | 7:30 pm Belushi Performance Hall From Ireland to the MAC! The critically acclaimed traditional Irish musical group have been delighting audiences worldwide with their virtuosic players for over two decades. Winners of numerous awards from the BBC and Irish Music Magazine, audiences will enjoy a moving and memorable musical journey perfect for the holidays. The Irish Times calls Danú “a powerhouse band.” Don’t miss this sure to sell out show!  Buy Tickets > View More Information >

Wheaton College Artist Series: Shawn E. Okpebholo’s Songs in Flight

Armerding Concert Hall 520 Kenilworth Ave, Wheaton

Pulitzer Prize-, MacArthur Genius Grant-, and Grammy Award-winning artist Rhiannon Giddens, alongside other internationally acclaimed and award-winning artists soprano Karen Slack, countertenor Reginald Mobley, baritone Markel Reed, and pianist Paul Sánchez will present, award-winning composer Shawn E. Okpebholo song cycle, “Songs in Flight.” This powerful work is inspired by “Freedom on the Move,” a database spearheaded by Cornell University comprising over 30,000 newspaper advertisements placed by North American enslavers to aid in the capture of runaway enslaved people. The New York Times aptly describes the composition as one that “zeroes in on… the simultaneous presence of good and evil, perseverance...

Spring into Dining!

Spring into Dining! Thursday, March 21–Saturday, March 30 ​Downtown Wheaton's first-ever spring restaurant week, Spring into Dining, is March 21–30, 2024. As the community gears up for warmer weather, this lunch-focused restaurant week combines everything you love: Good food, great deals, and more sunshine! See the Participating Restaurants and Shops >

Cantigny Easter Egg Hunt

Cantigny Park 1s151 Winfield Rd., Wheaton, IL

Easter Fun in Cantigny Park Sunday, March 24 | 10:00 am–4:00 pm | Parking: $5 per car Cantigny’s annual Easter Egg Hunt returns! Stop by for some colorful family fun. The egg hunt is an “open house” event—come whenever you wish. Eggs will be available in the allée throughout the day and replenished periodically. Just bring your own basket or bag. Details: Each child may redeem five (5) eggs for a prize. Take the eggs to the prize redemption area located near the Tank Park and restrooms. One prize per child. If your child collects more than five we suggest...

Superhero 3K Fun Run

Sensory Garden Playground 2751 Navistar Drive, Lisle, IL

Superheroes Unite! April 6 | 8:30AM | Sensory Garden Playground Join us on April 6 at 8:30AM with your friends and family and show off your superpower at the Superhero 3K Fun Run, taking place at the Sensory Garden Playground! All participants are invited to wear their favorite superhero attire as they participate in this 3K Fun Run so break out your Wonder Woman costume, Captain America t-shirt, or Iron Man mask! Along the way, you will see some of your favorite superheroes who will cheer you on! After the run, stick around for music, character meet and greets, and...