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Aurora's Independence Day Celebration

Aurora's Independence Day Celebration

Jul 4, 2017-Jul 4, 2017 | 10am-10pm
Downtown Aurora | 23 E. Galena Blvd. | Aurora, IL 60505 | 630.256.3370

Jul 4, 2017-Jul 4, 2017

Downtown Aurora | 23 E. Galena Blvd.
Aurora, IL 60505


Join the thousands of spectators lining the streets in downtown Aurora on July 4th.

Bring the family downtown for a monumental parade in the morning, family-friendly fun during the day and then for fireworks in the evening. Aurora's Independence Day Parade is a popular, not-to-miss parade for the whole family and steps off at 10am. This year's theme is "Party on Aurora" in celebration of the 25th anniversary of Wayne's World. The Reviewing Stand will be in front of the Paramount Theatre at 23 East Galena for best viewing. FREE family activities and fireworks in two locations: RiverEdge Park - 360 N. Broadway Ave. Great food along with an amazing view of the fireworks at Aurora's premier outdoor concert venue. Enjoy the American Legion Band and the Fox Valley Orchestra. Gates open at 3pm. McCullough Park - Illinois Ave. & Lake St. Local food vendors with taste-tempting treats and FREE FUN for all with inflatables and music that will make you want to get up and dance! Entertainment: 7-9:15pm. Aurora's own Pawnshop Horns will play everything from Blues to Rock, Soul to Ska, R&B to Country! Fireworks Celebration: the City of Lights will live up to its name with a pyrotechnic extravaganza illuminating the night sky with a rainbow of colors! Fireworks can be viewed from both locations. See their web site for free parking and shuttle information.

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