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Come Downtown Saturday for A Dickens of a Christmas Stroll

Visits with Santa, carriage rides, ice sculpting and holiday treats are all on the agenda as you get acquainted with downtown businesses.

A Dickens of a Christmas Stroll from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013, in downtown Wheaton, Ill. | Credit: Patch file
A Dickens of a Christmas Stroll from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013, in downtown Wheaton, Ill. | Credit: Patch file

Hey Wheaton, get ready for A Dickens of a Christmas Stroll from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, as every shop in downtown Wheaton offers complimentary holiday treats.


The Downtown Wheaton Association spells out the details on its website that invites folks to come on downtown and sample such treats as holiday cookies, cider or egg nog, roasted chestnuts and  souvenir bells.


The day’s activities will include:


  • 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. — Visits with Santa  at Martin Memorial Plaza.

  • Noon to 3 p.m. — Carriage  rides.

  • 3 to 6 p.m. — Ice sculpting .


Also planned during the celebration are caroling and other family fun.


Come down and visit the downtown shops and restaurants. You can find a list of the businesses on the Downtown Neighborhood Association’s post about A Dickens of a Christmas Stroll.


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