Taste of Wheaton to Affect Weekend Downtown Traffic

The 2012 Taste of Wheaton starts Thursday in downtown Wheaton.

The 2012 starts Thursday, May 31 and ends Sunday, June 3, affecting the following traffic patterns in downtown Wheaton:


  • Lease Lots 3, 4 and 5 will be closed for the carnival on Liberty Drive
  • Liberty Drive closed between Wheaton Avenue and Cross Street
  • Karlskoga Avenue closed between North Wheaton Avenue and North Hale Street
  • Wheaton Avenue closed between Seminary and Union
  • Hale Street closed between Union and Front Street, and
  • South Hale, between Liberty Drive and Willow Avenue will be changed from one-way to two-way traffic.

Friday, 6:30-9:30 p.m.

  • Classic Car Nights & Vintage Rides: Front Street closed between North Hale and North Cross

Saturday, 6:30-10 a.m.

During the , the following major streets will be closed:

  • Main Street between Seminary and Wakeman
  • Wakeman between Main and Webster
  • Prairie between Santa Rosa and West Street
  • Scott between College and Forest
  • College Avenue between Howard and Main Street, and
  • Wheaton Avenue between Madison and Union.

Saturday, 8 a.m.-2 p.m.

The temporary location for the will be on Reber Street, between East Liberty Drive and East Willow Avenue.

Not sure of your plans for the Taste? for all the entertainment and info for the weekend.

Be sure to stop and say hello at the Patch tent Friday afternoon in Memorial Park!


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