Taste of Wheaton – Wheaton, IL

May 18, 2010 | By | Reply More

Taste of Wheaton

This is a new event being hosted by the Wheaton Park District and the Wheaton Chamber of Commerce for the first time. This is geared-up to be a fun time for the entire family.

The Taste of Wheaton begins June 2nd and runs through the 6th. The Taste of Wheaton is located in Memorial Park at 208 West Union Avenue, Wheaton, IL 60187. This park is bound by Wheaton Avenue, Union Avenue, Hale Street and Seminary Avenue.

Activities will include a cookout, a carnival on Liberty Street, live entertainment, games, many different types of food, children’s activities, a craft fair, business expo, car show, wine tasting, a beer garden and much more. There will also be a bags tournament and 5k/10k run associated with this festival.

U Rock 2010 – Teen Battle of the Bands

Wednesday, June 2, 2010 • Memorial Park

Who:

Teens and young adults. Come out for a night of music performed by your peers! A large crowd is expected!

What:

A Battle of the Bands, with performances by at least three local groups

Where:

Taste of Wheaton

Wheaton Park District Bandshell, Memorial Park. 208 W. Union, Wheaton.

When:

Wednesday, June 2, 2010. First band begins at 5 pm!

Judging to be completed by 9 pm.

Why:

Let’s get back to STATE! The past two year’s U Rock winners have performed at the Illinois State Fair after winning regional competitions. Local winners are also invited to participate in either Wheaton or Glen Ellyn July 4th events!

More Info: All music and dress should be family friendly for this outdoor event. Applications and demos due by 6 pm on Sunday, May 8. Mail to: Jen Bruggeman, 1777 S. Blanchard, Wheaton, IL 60189. Selected bands will be notified of acceptance by May 15. Performances will be judged with the top band advancing to regional and possibly state competitions and invited to participate in Wheaton and/or Glen Ellyn July 4th celebrations.

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Category: DuPage Events, Fun

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