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Step up the fun at festivals steeped in tradition, celebrations that rock and a recreational palette of events that last all year long. Whether you wish to dig into the history of farming, want to immerse yourself in fine art, desire to parade your pet or seek dancing in the streets with thousands to celebrate the blues, we have a festival that fits.

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May 6 May 6 Aurora's First Friday Artwalk Downtown Aurora
May 7 May 7 Cristina Pato Quartet Fermilab's Ramsey Auditorium
May 7 May 7 El Día de los Niños Aurora Transportation Center
May 8 May 8 Sunday at Sandwich Antiques Show Sandwich Fairgrounds
May 10 May 10 Taste of Aurora Downtown Aurora
May 10 May 10 Young Person's Concert "Full STEAM Ahead" Paramount Theatre
May 11 May 11 Dinner Theatre Tribute Series: Head Over Heels for Broadway Orchard Valley Restaurant
May 12 May 12 Wildflowers by Evening Dick Young Forest Preserve
May 14 May 14 Farmers Market Preview; FVGC Gardeners’ Plant Sale Aurora Transportation Center
May 15 May 15 Waterline Writers Poetry Reading Water Street Studios
May 19 May 19 Trek with a Naturalist Dick Young Forest Preserve
May 21 May 21 The Rat Pack Paramount Theatre
May 21 May 30 Aurora Vets Week City of Aurora
May 29 May 29 AACA Car Show, Swap Meet, Flea Market Sandwich Fairgrounds
May 30 May 30 Super SciTech Saturday: Rockin’ Rockets Scitech Hands On Museum
May 30 May 30 Vets Week Aurora - Memorial Day Parade Downtown Aurora
Jun 3 Jun 3 Aurora's First Friday Artwalk Downtown Aurora
Jun 3 Jun 4 Two Brothers Summer Festival RiverEdge Park
Jun 4 Jun 4 Big Rock Classic Car, Truck, Tractor and Motorcycle Show Plowman's Park
Jun 4 Jun 4 Mod Rod Stewart and The Piano Man Sandwich Opera House
Jun 5 Jun 5 Mid-American Canoe and Kayak Race McCullough Park
Jun 5 Jun 5 Annual North Aurora Community Parade Begins at the corner of Oak Street and Juniper Drive
Jun 9 Jun 9 Rhythm on the Riverfront Summer Concert Series North Aurora Riverfront Park
Jun 12 Jun 12 Chicagoland Tour de Cure RiverEdge Park
Jun 17 Jun 18 More on 34 Statewide Garage Sale Rt. 34 Corridor
Jun 17 Jun 18 Blues on the Fox RiverEdge Park
Jun 18 Jun 18 Juneteenth Emancipation Celebration Martin Luther King Park
Jun 23 Jun 25 Summer Solstice Festival Bicentennial Riverfront Park & Downtown Yorkville
Jun 24 Jun 24 Four By Four: A Musical Tribute To Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons Batavia Fine Arts Centre
Jun 24 Jun 24 Kool and the Gang RiverEdge Park
Jun 25 Jun 25 Willie Nelson and Kris Kristofferson RiverEdge Park
Jun 25 Jun 25 Super SciTech Saturday: Sweet Candy Science Scitech Hands On Museum
Jun 26 Jun 26 Gears and Ears Midwest Car Show Kendall County Fairgrounds
Jun 26 Jun 26 Summer Pops Concert Paramount Theatre
Jul 2 Jul 2 Weird Al Yankovic - Return of the Mandatory World Tour RiverEdge Park
Jul 2 Jul 3 Freedom Days and Parade Sandwich Fairgrounds and Knights Park
Jul 3 Jul 3 KC and the Sunshine Band RiverEdge Park
Jul 4 Jul 4 Independence Day Fireworks and Parade Downtown Aurora
Jul 4 Jul 4 Aurora Historical Society's Independance Day Celebration William Tanner House
Jul 7 Jul 7 Hollywood Vampires with Joe Perry, Alice Cooper and Johnny Depp RiverEdge Park
Jul 7 Jul 10 Windmill City Festival Batavia Riverwalk
Jul 8 Jul 9 Fox Valley Pro Rodeo Kendall County Fairgrounds
Jul 14 Jul 14 Rhythm on the Riverfront Summer Concert Series North Aurora Riverfront Park
Jul 15 Jul 16 Ribs on the River Weekend Bicentennial Riverfront Park
Jul 16 Jul 16 Air Supply with Blood, Sweat and Tears RiverEdge Park
Jul 16 Jul 16 Bluegrass Music Festival Lyon Farm
Jul 16 Jul 16 Illinois Whitewater Festival Marge Cline Whitewater Course
Jul 22 Jul 22 Pat Benetar and Neil Girlado / Melissa Etheridge RiverEdge Park
Jul 23 Jul 24 Puerto Rican Heritage Festival RiverEdge Park
Jul 28 Jul 31 Sugar Grove Corn Boil Volunteer Park
Jul 29 Jul 29 Downtown Alive! American English RiverEdge Park
Jul 30 Jul 30 Super SciTech Saturday: Science of Sports Scitech Hands On Museum
Aug 4 Aug 7 Kendall County Fair Kendall County Fairgrounds
Aug 5 Aug 5 Aurora's First Friday Artwalk Downtown Aurora
Aug 5 Aug 5 Beach Boys / The Temptations: Surf and Soul Tour RiverEdge Park
Aug 5 Aug 7 North Aurora Days Clock Tower Plaza
Aug 6 Aug 6 Alan Jackson / Lauren Alaina RiverEdge Park
Aug 11 Aug 11 Rhythm on the Riverfront Summer Concert Series North Aurora Riverfront Park
Aug 12 Aug 14 Montgomery Fest Montgomery Park
Aug 13 Aug 13 Green Fair on the Fox Batavia Riverwalk, Peg Bond Center and Batavia City Hall
Aug 14 Aug 14 Sunday at Sandwich Antiques Show Sandwich Fairgrounds
Aug 19 Aug 19 Downtown Alive! 7th Heaven RiverEdge Park
Aug 19 Aug 19 Happy Together Tour Paramount Theatre
Aug 19 Aug 21 Smallville Superfest Downtown Plano
Aug 20 Aug 20 Bug Fest Lippold Park and Red Oak Nature Center
Aug 20 Aug 20 Boz Scaggs / America RiverEdge Park
Aug 21 Aug 21 Day at the Farm Dickson-Murst Farm
Aug 26 Aug 26 Get the LED Out RiverEdge Park
Aug 27 Aug 27 Super SciTech Saturday: Creepy Crawly Critters Scitech Hands On Museum
Sep 2 Sep 2 Aurora's First Friday Artwalk Downtown Aurora
Sep 2 Sep 4 24th Annual Hometown Days Festival Beecher Community Park
Sep 2 Sep 4 Yorkville Hometown Days Festival Beecher Park
Sep 4 Sep 4 Taste of Batavia Block Party Downtown Batavia
Sep 7 Sep 11 Sandwich Fair Sandwich Fairgrounds
Sep 7 Oct 30 Mamma Mia! Live Broadway Production Paramount Theatre
Sep 17 Sep 17 Fox Valley Irish Festival RiverEdge Park
Sep 17 Sep 18 Big Rock Plowing Match Plowman’s Park
Sep 24 Sep 25 Northern Illinois Hunting and Fishing Days Silver Springs State Park
Sep 25 Sep 25 Batavia House Walk Batavia
Sep 29 Sep 29 Fall Festival of Crafts Sandwich Fairgrounds, Downtown Sandwich and Indian Springs Shopping Center
Oct 1 Oct 1 Yorkville Fall Fest and Pumpkin Pull Riverfront Park


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