8th Annual Chili Cook-Off
Nov
5
1:00 pm13:00

8th Annual Chili Cook-Off

Suburban Music presents the best in local family musical entertainment. Come on down to the corner of Front & Hale to enjoy some great local Wheaton musicians. Featuring Rock Band Students of Suburban Music Rock Experience, and Bluegrass Music by the Grass Hoopers.

Just in time! Our area restaurants know how to take the chill out of the air. Join us for this delicious celebration of fall! Some like it hot…some like it not. Let us know how YOU take your chili when you vote for your favorite selection!

At participating downtown Wheaton restaurants. $20 for adults and $10 for kids. Tickets will be available at the DWA office (108 E. Wesley Street, Wheaton) and at the participating restaurants.

BOO-PALOOZA! DOWNTOWN TRICK-OR-TREAT
Oct
29
10:00 am10:00

BOO-PALOOZA! DOWNTOWN TRICK-OR-TREAT

Bring the kids to this fun, safe trick-or-treat tradition in downtown Wheaton. Visit participating shops and businesses where children may collect their prized treats of the season. Maybe you’ll discover a new place that you’d like to “treat” yourself to soon!

Halloween Costume Contest! 
Beginning at 10 am by the fountain at Martin Memorial Plaza… bring your little ghosts and goblins downtown Wheaton to this new Halloween tradition. Featuring local celebrity judges, surprises galore and tons of fun for all age groups!

Rock Experience at Evenflow
Sep
25
4:00 pm16:00

Rock Experience at Evenflow

  • Evenflow Music & Spirits

Suburban Music presents:

Rock Experience Concert

Evenflow Music & Spirits

Get your tickets: https://www.facebook.com/events/555073218014150

Student Rock Bands of Suburban Music have been rehearsing their songs under the direction of Eric Fiske & Paul Rodriguez. We invite you to support your favorite Rock Stars as they perform live in concert for one night only!

Suburban Music Rock Experience will feature several local bands, student bands, and a drawing to receive door prizes from local Wheaton business sponsors. We will be selling pre-orders of our HD-DVD recording of the event for $15 (normally $20 after the event).

Invite your friends and family to enjoy some great music, tasty food & refreshments in this amazing rock destination venue! Inspired by the live music scenes in Nashville, New Orleans and Chicago, EvenFlow Music & Spirits is a 3-level venue that combines the best of music, dining, drinking and having a great time. Featuring a full-size stage that showcases some of the best local and national acts, a bar that is large enough to accommodate all, and a variety of seating areas, this amazing place is simply too good to miss.

Suburban Music's next Rock Band session begins October 3rd, so you can sign up at the show & join a band for the next performance!

Event sponsored by: Suburban Music & TBA.

https://www.facebook.com/events/555073218014150

Wheaton Wine Walk
Aug
11
5:00 pm17:00

Wheaton Wine Walk

  • Suburban Music

Mark your calendars & get your tickets today!

What: Wheaton Wine Walk

When: Thursday, August 11th 5-8pm

Where: Downtown Wheaton

“Enjoy fine wines, taste delectable cuisine and sway to the beat as you sip, stroll and shop your way through Downtown Wheaton”

TICKETS ARE ON SALE NOW!

Make sure to visit the most musical tasting location, Suburban Music! Enjoy appetizers & classical guitar music played by Suburban Music teacher, Steve Michals.

Tour Downtown Wheaton and experience all it has to offer as more than 20 locations open their doors to bring you tastings of fine wines from all over the globe. Start by checking in at the tent at Martin Memorial Plaza on Front Street (located between Main and Hale Streets- just north of the railroad tracks).  There, you will receive your official tasting ticket and lanyard, plus a souvenir wine glass, walking-tasting map and a complimentary wine tote bag.  With your admission you will receive twelve 1 ounce tastings and additional tasting tickets are available for purchase on site. The evening also includes complimentary trolley rides to get to you selected tasting sites in the Downtown area.   You will also enjoy small bites and appetizers along the way at various tasting locations. Live music will fill the streets and dancing is encouraged! So join us for a warm summer evening in beautiful Downtown Wheaton!

Guitar Building Workshop
Aug
8
Aug 12

Guitar Building Workshop

  • Suburban Music

Suburban Music
Guitar Building
Workshop

5 day class: $300

Suburban Music Students (-20%): $240

All resources are included: Alder Wood Body, Rosewood Fingerboard, Kit includes all hardware. 

Design your own guitar! We will research and discuss different finishes and techniques, and talk about some famous guitars & guitarists. You can paint or stain the guitar any way you like, then draw the cuts for your headstock design. The teacher will perform cuts, soldering (if any is needed), and spray-painting between classes. This class will be fun, safe, and educational. Best of all: you will leave this class with your own high-quality electric guitar!

Rock Band Class
Jul
11
Sep 21

Rock Band Class

  • Suburban Music

Want to play in a real rock band, and study with working musicians? Want to perform on stage at a real rock venue? Call Suburban Music to enroll.

Rocking On Front Street since 1996.
(630)682-4291

Guitar Building Workshop
Jul
11
Jul 15

Guitar Building Workshop

  • Suburban Music

Design your own guitar! We will research and discuss different finishes and techniques, and talk about some famous guitars & guitarists. You can paint or stain the guitar any way you like, then draw the cuts for your headstock design. The teacher will perform cuts, soldering (if any is needed), and spray-painting between classes. This class will be fun, safe, and educational. Best of all: you will leave this class with your own high-quality electric guitar!

Taste of Wheaton
Jun
4
4:00 pm16:00

Taste of Wheaton

The student rock bands of Suburban Music are excited to perform on Hale Street at the Taste of Wheaton on Saturday, June 4th at 4pm on Hale Street.

Want to join a band for the next performance? Call today to enroll! (630)682-4291

Affordable rock band classes cost only $30 per week, plus $25 per week for private lessons. Our bands play AWESOME rock songs, at REAL rock venues! We want YOU to join our next session starting July 11th.

Call today to save your spot for Suburban Music Rock Experience! (630)682-4291

HOLIDAY STROLL
Dec
5
11:00 am11:00

HOLIDAY STROLL

HOLIDAY STROLL:

Saturday, December 5, 1:00 pm

Christmas Caroling with Suburban Music!
Our students & teachers invite the public to join them in Caroling around Downtown Wheaton at 1pm and again at 3pm. Hot Cocoa will be served to Carolers.

The shops and boutiques in Downtown Wheaton will be sharing the spirit of the season with complimentary holiday treats throughout the day from roasting chestnuts, cider tastings, eggnog, peppermints, Christmas cookies and other holiday treats.  Complimentary carriage rides, carolers and other special activities will be featured throughout the day!

Lighted Holiday Parade:
Nov
27
6:00 pm18:00

Lighted Holiday Parade:

Lighted Holiday Parade:

NOVEMBER 27

DAY & TIME: FRIDAY, 6:00 PM

Where: Front Street

Ring in the holiday with this time-honored tradition! Join fellow community members for the tree lighting ceremony and festive parade. Don’t miss the other, fantastic Christmas and holiday events downtown Wheaton has to offer, listed below.

7TH ANNUAL CHILI COOK-OFF
Nov
7
1:00 pm13:00

7TH ANNUAL CHILI COOK-OFF

7TH ANNUAL CHILI COOK-OFF

 NOVEMBER 7

Day & Time: Saturday, 1–5:00 pm

Where: Participating Downtown Wheaton Businesses

Just in time! Our area restaurants know how to take the chill out of the air. Join us for this delicious celebration of fall! Some like it hot…some like it not. Let us know how YOU take your chili when you vote for your favorite selection!

At participating downtown Wheaton restaurants. $15 for adults and $7 for kids. Tickets will be available at the DWA office (108 E. Wesley Street, Wheaton) and at the participating restaurants.

BOO-PALOOZA! DOWNTOWN TRICK-OR-TREAT
Oct
31
10:00 am10:00

BOO-PALOOZA! DOWNTOWN TRICK-OR-TREAT

  • Boo-Palooza Trick-Or-Treat in Downtown Wheaton

BOO-PALOOZA! DOWNTOWN TRICK-OR-TREAT

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 31

Time: 10:00 am–1:00 pm

Where: Downtown Wheaton

Bring the kids to this fun, safe trick-or-treat tradition in downtown Wheaton. Visit participating shops and businesses where children may collect their prized treats of the season. Maybe you’ll discover a new place that you’d like to “treat” yourself to soon!

Halloween Costume Contest! 
Beginning at 10 am by the fountain at Martin Memorial Plaza… bring your little ghosts and goblins downtown Wheaton to this new Halloween tradition. Featuring local celebrity judges, surprises galore and tons of fun for all age groups!

Pet Costume Contest!
Beginning at 10:30am at Martin Memorial Plaza, bring your pet in their Howl-o-ween finery and come away with some pet friendly treats.

Additional Halloween Activities at Martin Memorial Plaza:

Halloween Photo Corner: bring your camera and capture the moment as your little ghouls and goblins pose for photos.

Face Painting: Enhance your costume with special designs.

Friendly Gypsy Fortune Teller: kids can receive a ‘funny fortune’