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Festivals & Events

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.

Create life-long memories where the best of the urban and suburban meet...in the Aurora Area!

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Sep 5 Dec 6 Autumn 2014 Invitational Art Exhibit Aurora Public Art Commission
Sep 20 Oct 26 Craft Beer and Wine Tent Abbey Farms
Sep 20 Oct 28 Pumpkin Daze Abbey Farms
Sep 26 Oct 26 Blackberry Farm's Group Hayrides Blackberry Farm
Sep 26 Nov 1 The Uninvited by Tim Kelly Riverfront Playhouse
Oct 3 Nov 5 The Arrangement IV by Rosemary Smillie If These Walls Could Talk
Oct 17 Oct 25 Haunted Quarry Hall Quarry Beach
Oct 19 Oct 26 Halloween Festival Lyon Farm & Village
Oct 24 Oct 24 Semple Ballydoyle Irish Pub & Restaurant
Oct 24 Oct 24 Michael Roe, Derri Daugherty, and Chris Taylor Warehouse Church
Oct 24 Oct 24 Halloween Family Fun Night Prisco Community Center
Oct 24 Oct 24 Halloween Egg Hunt Beecher Community Park
Oct 24 Oct 24 Spank! The Fifty Shades Parody Paramount Theatre
Oct 24 Oct 26 Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre: Killer Family Reunion Prisco Community Center
Oct 25 Oct 25 Photograph and Bostyxx Ballydoyle Irish Pub & Restaurant
Oct 25 Oct 25 Fall Fest Sandwich Fair Grounds
Oct 25 Oct 25 Trunk or Treat Hike Red Oak Nature Center
Oct 25 Oct 25 Pumpkin Palooza Eola Community Center
Oct 25 Oct 25 Yorkville Country Market Riverfront Park
Oct 25 Oct 25 Saturday Morning Café: The Inbetween Days Kiss The Sky & Cloud 9 Thrift Shop
Oct 25 Oct 25 BatFest Batavia River Walk
Oct 25 Oct 25 Halloween Walk Veterans Park
Oct 25 Oct 25 25th Annual Halloween Fest Plowman's Park
Oct 25 Oct 25 Biz Boo! Business Trick-or-Treat Yorkville Areas
Oct 25 Oct 26 Pumpkin Weekend Blackberry Farm
Oct 26 Oct 26 The Hunts Touring Show Batavia Fine Arts Centre
Oct 26 Oct 26 Jerry Lewis Paramount Theatre
Oct 26 Oct 26 Philharmonic Orchestra Anniversary Concert St. Mark's Lutheran Church
Oct 26 Oct 26 Trick or Treat Costume Day Abbey Farms
Oct 30 Oct 30 Horse Tails & Tales: the Romance of Fire Horses Aurora Regional Fire Museum
Oct 31 Oct 31 Word To Your Mother Ballydoyle Irish Pub & Restaurant
Nov 1 Nov 1 Saturday Morning Café: Al and Susan Schubert Kiss The Sky & Cloud 9 Thrift Shop
Nov 1 Nov 1 Recycled Percussion Paramount Theatre
Nov 1 Nov 1 Ghosts in the Graveyard Blackberry Farm
Nov 1 Nov 1 Ides of March Sandwich Opera House
Nov 1 Nov 1 Holiday Craft Show Prisco Community Center
Nov 5 Nov 5 Perform it Showcase: Wicked Prisco Community Center
Nov 6 Nov 6 Concert: Cristian Pastorello Crimi Auditorium at Aurora University
Nov 7 Nov 7 First Fridays - Artwalk Downtown Aurora
Nov 7 Nov 7 Happy Hour Jewelry Making Party K. Hollis Jewelers
Nov 7 Nov 8 Fall Play: "Almost Maine" Perry Theatre at Aurora University
Nov 8 Nov 8 Saturday Morning Café: Mike Alberts Kiss The Sky & Cloud 9 Thrift Shop
Nov 8 Nov 8 Brooks and Wine Paramount Theatre
Nov 8 Nov 9 Christmas in the Country Sandwich High School, Sandwich Middle School, and Haskin Elementary School
Nov 9 Nov 9 Under the Streetlamp Paramount Theatre
Nov 10 Nov 10 Special Presentation: Robert Wittman, former FBI Art Sleuth “Art Crime: Pursuing the Priceless” Crimi Auditorium at Aurora University
Nov 11 Nov 11 Veterans Day Parade Downtown Aurora
Nov 12 Nov 15 Fall Play: "Almost Maine" Perry Theatre at Aurora University
Nov 15 Nov 15 African Guitar Summit (6 Guitarists) Fermilab's Ramsey Auditorium
Nov 16 Nov 16 Yorkville Big Band Dance Best Western Hotel plus Timber Creek Inn & Suites Convention Center
Nov 16 Nov 16 Concert: Composer Gwyneth Walker and Choirs Crimi Auditorium at Aurora University
Nov 16 Nov 16 President Lincoln & First Lady Sandwich Opera House
Nov 19 Nov 19 Film: “The Cove” Perry Theatre at Aurora University
Nov 21 Nov 21 Turkey Raffle The Welcome Matt
Nov 21 Nov 21 Winter Lights Holiday Walk Downtown Aurora
Nov 22 Nov 22 Winter Stage Cabaret Fundraiser: Music from the Mansion Prisco Community Center
Nov 22 Nov 22 Holiday Under the Stars and Fireworks Show Downtown Yorkville & Riverfront Park
Nov 22 Nov 22 The Neverly Brothers Sandwich Opera House
Nov 23 Nov 23 Chili Chase 5k Run/Walk Yorkville American Legion Post #489
Nov 26 Jan 4 Mary Poppins Paramount Theatre
Nov 28 Nov 28 Chicago Premium Outlets Midnight Madness Sale Chicago Premium Outlets
Nov 28 Dec 28 Aurora's Holiday Festival of Lights Phillips Park
Nov 28 Dec 31 Holiday Lights at Mooseheart Mooseheart Child City & School
Dec 1 Dec 1 Celebration of Lights Festival Batavia Riverwalk
Dec 5 Dec 5 Tree Lighting Ceremony Hinckley Public Library
Dec 5 Dec 5 First Fridays - Artwalk Downtown Aurora
Dec 6 Dec 6 Breakfast with Santa Hinckley-Big Rock High School
Dec 6 Dec 6 Holiday Breakfast with Santa Eastside Comm Center
Dec 6 Dec 6 Reduced Shakespeare Company's Ultimate Christmas Show Fermilab's Ramsey Auditorium
Dec 6 Dec 6 Saturday Morning Café: Mike Colle and Barbara St. John Kiss The Sky & Cloud 9 Thrift Shop
Dec 6 Dec 6 Holiday in the Grove Sugar Grove Community House
Dec 6 Dec 7 Blackberry Farm Holiday Express Blackberry Farm
Dec 6 Dec 7 Festival of Trees & Holiday Lane Craft Show Timber Creek Inn & Suites
Dec 7 Dec 7 Christmas Concert: Aurora University Choral and Flute Ensembles Crimi Auditorium at Aurora University
Dec 7 Dec 7 Montgomery Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony Montgomery Village Hall
Dec 7 Dec 7 Christmas at the Farm Lyon Farm
Dec 13 Dec 13 Family Night Sandwich Opera House
Dec 13 Dec 14 Blackberry Farm Holiday Express Blackberry Farm
Dec 14 Dec 14 Christmas at the Farm Lyon Farm
Dec 14 Dec 14 Fox Valley Youth Orchestra's Holiday Concert Our Savior Lutheran Church
Dec 14 Dec 14 "Do-It-Yourself" Messiah Our Savior Lutheran Church
Dec 14 Jan 4 Lehnertz Avenue Christmas Display Lehnertz Avenue
Dec 20 Dec 21 Blackberry Farm Holiday Express Blackberry Farm
Dec 21 Dec 21 Yorkville Big Band Dance Best Western Hotel plus Timber Creek Inn & Suites Convention Center
Dec 25 Dec 25 Storytime at Culture Stock Culture Stock
Dec 29 Dec 30 Frozen Fun Camp Rookery Building, Hoover Forest Preserve
Jan 10 Jan 10 Mega Stars of Country Sandwich Opera House
Jan 11 Jan 11 Chicago Harp Quartet Fermilab's Ramsey Auditorium
Jan 13 Jan 13 Concert: Mark Valenti Crimi Auditorium at Aurora University
Jan 14 Feb 15 The Who's Tommy Paramount Theatre
Jan 15 Jan 15 Special Presentation: Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Crimi Auditorium at Aurora University
Jan 17 Jan 18 Butterfly Aurora Cup Vaughan Athletic Center
Jan 20 Jan 20 Faculty Speaker Series: Gerald Butters Perry Theatre at Aurora University
Jan 23 Jan 23 Concert: “La France”, an Aurora University Faculty Showcase Crimi Auditorium at Aurora University
Jan 24 Jan 24 The Covergirls Sandwich Opera House
Jan 26 Jan 26 Film: “The Perks of Being a Wallflower” Perry Theatre at Aurora University
Feb 2 Feb 2 Main Stage: Daniel Pink “How Smart Organizations are Rethinking Innovation” Crimi Auditorium at Aurora University
Feb 6 Feb 6 Concert: Mark Plummer Crimi Auditorium at Aurora University
Feb 7 Feb 7 Cirque Zuma Zuma Fermilab's Ramsey Auditorium
Feb 7 Feb 7 Broadway & More Sandwich Opera House
Feb 14 Feb 14 A Very Sweet Valentine's Day PME School of Cake Decorating
Feb 14 Feb 14 Corky Siegel's Chamber Blues Sandwich Opera House
Feb 22 Feb 22 Vicki Lawrence and Mama Paramount Theatre
Feb 28 Feb 28 Caladh Nua (from Ireland) Fermilab's Ramsey Auditorium

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