Each May, the City of Wheaton Historic Commission coordinates Wheaton’s Preservation Month activities to celebrate the community’s history. It coincides with the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s Preservation Month. The activities planned for the community include:
- May 7: Lecture titled "Colonel Robert R. McCormick: The Colonel of Cantigny," about the life of the local resident and iconic Chicago Tribune publisher
- May 7: Presentation of Wheaton Preservation Award by Mayor Gresk to citizens/businesses for their preservation efforts
- May 11-21: Pride in Preservation signs displayed in front of Wheaton's landmarked properties
- May 11-21: Cantigny Park free parking for Wheaton residents
- May 17: Lecture titled "Let the Right Prevail! Naperville vs Wheaton in the County Seat War, 1867-1875"
For more information about these events and partner organizations' events, see the Preservation Month section of the City's website.