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Aurora, IL United States

March 2018

First Fridays

March 2, 2018, 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Downtown Aurora Aurora, IL United States + Google Map
Free

First Fridays is a monthly offering of arts and culture in downtown Aurora. Visit participating venues and explore downtown on the first Friday of the month. First Fridays is art, music and more! Free trolley rides from 6 to 10 p.m.

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Egg Hunt on the Island

March 24, 2018, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Downtown Aurora Aurora, IL United States + Google Map
Free

It’s our second annual egg hunt. Join us for an afternoon of fun. An all ages egg hunt in downtown Aurora! Find eggs on Stolp Island, visit participating businesses and museums, ride the trolley, make crafts, and take part in a scavenger hunt. Stop at the Welcome Table at Endiro Coffee’s lower level to pick up an egg hunt bag. A stamped egg hunt bag is required at all egg hunt locations. EGG HUNT ACTIVITIES INCLUDE: Chalk art at Millennium…

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April 2018

First Fridays

April 6, 2018, 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until May 25, 2018

Downtown Aurora Aurora, IL United States + Google Map
Free

First Fridays is a monthly offering of arts and culture in downtown Aurora. Visit participating venues and explore downtown on the first Friday of the month. First Fridays is art, music and more! Free trolley rides from 6 to 10 p.m. Visit our event on Facebook for more details

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Fox River Arts Ramble

April 21, 2018, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Downtown Aurora Aurora, IL United States + Google Map
Free

Hang out in downtown Aurora and all along the Fox River for a grand tour of the arts in the Fox Valley. One day only!

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June 2018

Downtown Aurora Magic

June 9, 2018, 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Downtown Aurora Aurora, IL United States + Google Map
Free

A celebration of wizards, witches, and all things magical this June in downtown Aurora.

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Aurora Museums After Dark

June 21, 2018, 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Downtown Aurora Aurora, IL United States + Google Map
Free children with paid adult

We welcome visitors to downtown museums after hours on three Thursdays in 2018. Aurora Regional Fire Museum, SciTech Hands On Museum, G.A.R. Museum, The Pierce Center, and Santori Public Library stay open for an extra few hours for families to enjoy on March 29, June 21 and September 20. The museums open from 5 to 8 p.m. for Aurora Museums After Dark. Children are free with paid adult admission and members are free at applicable museums. The downtown museums highlight…

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August 2018

First Fridays in Downtown Aurora

August 3, 2018, 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until October 5, 2018

Downtown Aurora Aurora, IL United States
Free

First Fridays is an amazing night of arts and culture in downtown Aurora. Experience art, music, and more at more than a dozen venues throughout downtown.

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Historic LaSalle Street 10th Annual Auto Row Car Show

August 19, 2018, 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Downtown Aurora Aurora, IL United States
Free

Presented by Friends of LaSalle Street Historic Auto Row and American Legion Post 84  Registration 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Awards at 2:30 p.m.

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September 2018

Aurora Museums After Dark

September 20, 2018, 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Downtown Aurora Aurora, IL United States
Free

Aurora Museums After Dark welcomes visitors to downtown museums after hours on three Thursdays in 2018. The Aurora Regional Fire Museum, SciTech Hands On Museum, G.A.R. Museum, The Pierce Center, and Santori Public Library stay open for an extra few hours for families to enjoy on March 29, June 21 and September 20. The museums open from 5 to 8 p.m. for Aurora Museums After Dark. Admission is FREE!!! The downtown museums highlight STEAM activities for all ages. Families are…

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October 2018

First Fridays in Downtown Aurora

October 5, 2018, 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 7, 2018

Downtown Aurora Aurora, IL United States
Free

Art Openings & More! Various Downtown Venues First Fridays is an amazing night of arts and culture in downtown Aurora. Experience art, music, and more at more than a dozen venues throughout downtown. Free!

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Downtown Trick or Treat

October 27, 2018, 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Downtown Aurora Aurora, IL United States
Free

Downtown trick or treat

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January 2019

First Fridays

January 4, 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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One event on February 1, 2019 at 5:00 pm

Downtown Aurora Aurora, IL United States
Free

Art Openings & More! Various Downtown Venues First Fridays is an amazing night of arts and culture in downtown Aurora. Experience art, music, and more at more than a dozen venues throughout downtown. Free!

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March 2019

First Fridays in Downtown Aurora

March 1, 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until April 5, 2019

Downtown Aurora Aurora, IL United States
Free

First Fridays is an amazing night of arts and culture in downtown Aurora. Experience art, music, and more at more than a dozen venues throughout downtown. Free!

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May 2019

First Fridays in Downtown Aurora

May 3, 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until June 7, 2019

Downtown Aurora Aurora, IL United States
Free

First Fridays is an amazing night of arts and culture in downtown Aurora. Experience art, music, and more at more than a dozen venues throughout downtown.

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Food Truck Festival

May 3, 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Downtown Aurora Aurora, IL United States
Free

Food Truck Festival is May 3! Don't miss the original and popular annual festival that brings more than two dozen food vendors to downtown Aurora. It's amazing! Just bring your appetite! Food Truck Festival at First Fridays on May 3 brought to you by Aurora Downtown. River Street to Broadway and Stolp Avenue south of Downer Place. Play at the kids area near the Swimming Stones with SciTech Hands On Museum! Eat on the street! Live music and more TBA!…

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Water Lantern Festival

May 18, 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Downtown Aurora Aurora, IL United States
$25 – $40

EVENT SCHEDULE 6:00 Gates Open 6:00 - 9:00 Enjoy Food Trucks / Music / Fun 8:30 Design your Lantern 9:30 - 10:30 Lantern Launch 10:30 Event Ends All lanterns will be cleaned up after the event by our awesome staff and incredible team. In addition, they are 100% eco-friendly made of wood and rice paper.

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June 2019

First Fridays in Downtown Aurora

June 7, 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until August 2, 2019

Downtown Aurora Aurora, IL United States
Free

Art Openings & More! Monthly on the first Friday Various Downtown Venues First Fridays is an amazing night of arts and culture in downtown Aurora. Experience art, music, and more at more than a dozen venues throughout downtown. Free!

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Aurora Farmers Market Downtown

June 8, 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Saturday, repeating until October 12, 2019

Downtown Aurora Aurora, IL United States
Free

NEW LOCATION: 65 Water Street, Aurora, IL. 60505 (directly across from City Hall and the Water Street Mall) DATES: Saturdays, from June 8 through October 12 HOURS OF OPERATIONS: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

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Aurora Pride Parade

June 9, 12:00 pm
Downtown Aurora Aurora, IL United States
Free

JOIN US FOR THE SECOND ANNUAL PRIDE PARADE IN DOWNTOWN AURORA!

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July 2019

Aurora 4th of July Parade

July 4, 10:00 am
Downtown Aurora Aurora, IL United States
Free

4th of July Parade The City of Aurora's annual 4th of July Parade will step-off at 10 a.m. on Thursday, July 4, 2019, in downtown Aurora! Route The parade route will begin at the intersection of Benton and River, head east on Benton, north on Broadway, west on Downer Place and ending at River Street. The 4th of July Parade Reviewing Stand will be placed in front of the David L. Pierce Art and History Center, located at 20 East…

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September 2019

First Fridays in Downtown Aurora

September 6, 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 6, 2019

Downtown Aurora Aurora, IL United States
Free

First Fridays is a night of art, fun, music, dance, and community at local businesses and venues in downtown Aurora on the first Friday evening of the month. First Fridays in Downtown Aurora invites the community to enjoy art, music, food, theater, and more on the first Friday of the month. First Fridays are the first Friday of most months. First Friday venues have staggered times ranging from 5 p.m. to midnight. Oct 4 Nov 1: Day of the Dead…

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LaSalle Auto Row Car Show

September 22, 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Downtown Aurora Aurora, IL United States
Free

LaSalle Street, downtown Aurora This is the rain date for the canceled event on August 18.

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October 2019

Trick or Treat in downtown Aurora

October 26, 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Downtown Aurora Aurora, IL United States
Free

Participating Locations in downtown Aurora All ages! Go trick or treating in downtown Aurora.

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November 2019

First Fridays in Downtown Aurora

November 1, 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 6, 2019

Downtown Aurora Aurora, IL United States
Free

First Fridays is a night of art, fun, music, dance, and community at local businesses and venues in downtown Aurora on the first Friday evening of the month. First Fridays in Downtown Aurora invites the community to enjoy art, music, food, theater, and more on the first Friday of the month. First Fridays are the first Friday of most months. First Friday venues have staggered times ranging from 5 p.m. to midnight. Oct 4 Nov 1: Day of the Dead…

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Veteran’s Day Parade

November 11, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Downtown Aurora Aurora, IL United States
Free

The City of Aurora recognizes the dedication of local military service men and women that have served our country at the annual Veterans Day Parade and Ceremony on Monday, November 11, 2019. Parade Festivities The parade steps-off at the corner of Benton and Broadway at 10:15 a.m., ending at the G.A.R. Memorial Hall, where the "Honoring All Who Served" ceremony takes place. The ceremony includes a military rifle salute by veteran organizations at 11 a.m., the exact time the armistice…

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