Festivals happening this Fall near our apartments in Wheaton

Just because summer is coming to an end doesn’t mean the fun has to stop! In fact, it’s on a roll! Residents of our Wheaton apartments still have so much to look forward to this fall, especially with lots of entertaining and family-friendly festivals happening nearby. Here are some fantastic events happening just a short drive from Wheaton 121.


Cantigny Fall Festival

When: Saturday, October 12th, 10 am to 4 pm

Where: Cantigny Park, 1 S, 151 Winfield Rd, Wheaton, IL 60189

Details: Happening less than 10 minutes from our Wheaton apartments is the Cantigny Fall Festival. Celebrate Mother Nature during the season of changing colors at this autumn-centric event that is fun for family members of every age. The festival boasts over 50 vendors, plant and pumpkin sales, live music, a petting zoo, hayrides, and lots more. And when it’s time to grab a bite, head to Bertie’s Bistro inside the visitor’s center for delicious fall flavors.

Tickets/Admission: Parking $5 per car. Learn more here.


Fall Family Fest

When: Saturday, September 10th, 9 am to 2 pm

Where: VFW Post 2164 – Veterans of Foreign Wars, 0N731 Papworth St, Wheaton, IL 60187

Details: Another amazing family-friendly festival happening nearby is the Fall Family Fest hosted by the Chippewa District, Three Fires Council, BSA, and the Wheaton VFW 2164. Bring everyone you know to play games, eat food, and have lots of fun! “All Packs, Troops, Crews, and Ships are welcome to join the fun and bring any prospective scouts and friends as well!” it boasts on the event’s website.

Tickets/Admission: Free. Learn more here.


55th Annual Fall Festival

When: Saturday, September 17th, 10 am to 4 pm

Where: DuPage Care Center, 400 N County Farm Rd, Wheaton, IL 60187

Details: After a couple of years of hosting the event virtually, the 55th Annual Fall Festival is happening in person just over 5 minutes from our Wheaton apartments. This year, the festival includes craft vendors, a garage sale, live music and entertainment, a raffle, a car show, and, of course, the DuPage Care Center’s famous apple slices. Proceeds benefit the DuPage Care Center Foundation and the DuPage Care Center Recreation Fund

Tickets/Admission: Learn more here.


October Fest

When: Friday, September 30th to Sunday, October 2nd (varying hours)

Where: DuPage Event Center & Fairgrounds, 2015 Manchester Road, N County Farm Rd, Wheaton, IL 60187

Details: You’ll only need to drive (or walk!) a mile and a half to experience the super fun October Fest. Join the community for a weekend of fall fun with a carnival, live music, a car show, beer and wine tastings, food trucks, kid’s activities, and lots more. Live music includes performances by 7th Heaven, Sugar Highway, Vital Signs, Midnight Chaos, and more.

Tickets/Admission: Varies per event. Learn more here.


Some may argue that fall is the most beautiful season out of the year, and with all of these fun festivals happening near our Wheaton apartments, it’s the perfect way to experience autumn. Stop by Wheaton 121 today to tour our gorgeous property and spacious floor plans.

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