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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
Nov 14 Jan 3 5th Anniversary Show Water Street Studios
Nov 21 Dec 6 Glad We Have This Time Together Riverfront Playhouse
Nov 22 Nov 22 Winter Stage Cabaret Fundraiser: Music from the Mansion Prisco Community Center
Nov 22 Nov 22 Breakfast with Santa Cobblestone Bistro and Bakery
Nov 22 Nov 22 Annual Open Studio Aurora Art Studios
Nov 22 Nov 22 Kris Kringle Market Riverfront Park
Nov 22 Nov 22 Gingerbread FIREhouse Making Workshop PME School of Cake Decorating
Nov 22 Nov 22 The World of Magic Batavia Fine Arts Centre
Nov 22 Nov 22 American English Hollywood Casino- Center Stage
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 27 Nov 27 Thanksgiving Day Steak & Turkey Raffle Lakeview Grille
Nov 27 Nov 28 Chicago Premium Outlets Midnight Madness Sale Chicago Premium Outlets
Nov 28 Nov 28 Hello Nuvo Hollywood Casino- Center Stage
Nov 28 Dec 28 Aurora's Holiday Festival of Lights Phillips Park
Nov 28 Dec 31 Holiday Lights at Mooseheart Mooseheart Child City & School
Nov 29 Nov 29 Shout Section Hollywood Casino- Center Stage
Nov 29 Nov 30 Christmas Craft & Home Show Marmion Academy
Nov 29 Nov 30 The Nutcracker Batavia Fine Arts Centre
Nov 30 Nov 30 Sundays on Stage: Amelia Earhart Batavia Public Library
Nov 30 Nov 30 Celebration of Lights Festival Batavia Riverwalk/Downtown Batavia
Dec 1 Dec 1 Questions & Ancestors: Chicago Genealogy Batavia Public Library
Dec 5 Dec 5 Tree Lighting Ceremony Hinckley Public Library
Dec 5 Dec 5 First Fridays - Artwalk Downtown Aurora
Dec 5 Dec 7 The Best Christmas Pageant Ever Sandwich Opera House
Dec 5 Jan 31 A-Men: Super Heroes of the Arts in A-Town Paramount Theatre
Dec 6 Dec 6 Breakfast with Santa Hinckley-Big Rock High School
Dec 6 Dec 6 Holiday Breakfast with Santa Eastside Community Center
Dec 6 Dec 6 Reduced Shakespeare Company's Ultimate Christmas Show Fermilab's Ramsey Auditorium
Dec 6 Dec 6 Annual Holiday Housewalk Whitetail Ridge Golf Club
Dec 6 Dec 6 Saturday Morning Café: Mike Colle and Barbara St. John Kiss The Sky & Cloud 9 Thrift Shop
Dec 6 Dec 6 Chocolate Shoppe Christmas Open House The Chocolate Shoppe
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 St. Nicholas Luncheon Celebration Aurora Turner's Club
Dec 7 Dec 7 Prisco Holiday Spectacular Prisco Community Center
Dec 7 Dec 7 Christmas at the Farm Lyon Farm
Dec 7 Dec 7 Lunch with Santa Lakeview Grille
Dec 7 Dec 28 Pancakes with Poppins Paramount Theatre, The Grand Gallery
Dec 12 Dec 21 A Christmas Carol Riverfront Playhouse
Dec 13 Dec 13 NIBA Christmas Party and Chili Contest Lyon Farm & Village
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 Dec 14 Holiday Concert Batavia Public Library
Dec 14 Jan 4 Lehnertz Avenue Christmas Display Lehnertz Avenue
Dec 20 Dec 20 LEGO Robotics Regional Challenge Event Rotolo Middle School
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 21 Dec 21 "Do-It-Yourself" Messiah Our Savior Lutheran Church
Dec 21 Dec 21 "Sing-Along" at the Messiah Batavia Fine Arts Centre
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 Ballroom with a Twist Batavia Fine Arts Centre
Jan 23 Jan 23 Concert: “La France”, an Aurora University Faculty Showcase Crimi Auditorium at Aurora University
Jan 23 Mar 14 Keeping Down with the Jones' Riverfront Playhouse
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 13 Feb 28 The Mousetrap Albright Theatre
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 20 Feb 22 Lie, Cheat, and Genuflect Fox Valley Older Adults Center
Feb 22 Feb 22 Vicki Lawrence and Mama Paramount Theatre
Feb 28 Feb 28 Caladh Nua (from Ireland) Fermilab's Ramsey Auditorium
Mar 5 Mar 5 Plunge into Coffee Culture Waubonsee Community College (Sugar Grove Campus)
Mar 7 Mar 7 John Lithgow Paramount Theatre
Mar 7 Mar 7 Rick Stanley & The Celtic Harp Sandwich Opera House
Mar 10 Mar 10 Main Stage: Susan Marie Frontczak “A Visit with Marie Curie” Crimi Auditorium at Aurora University
Mar 12 Mar 12 Happy Hour Jewelry Making Party K. Hollis Jewelers
Mar 13 Mar 13 Topic: New Understandings of Cancer Fermilab's Ramsey Auditorium
Mar 13 Mar 13 The Harlem Gospel Choir Batavia Fine Arts Centre
Mar 13 Mar 29 Defending the Caveman Paramount Theatre
Mar 15 Mar 15 Saint Charles Chamber Singers Fermilab's Ramsey Auditorium
Mar 18 Mar 18 Faculty Speaker Series: Sharon Miller, Chetna Patel, and Regina Rahn Perry Theatre at Aurora University
Mar 18 Apr 26 Les Misérables Paramount Theatre
Mar 19 Mar 20 Concert: Opera Workshop Production Crimi Auditorium at Aurora University
Mar 21 Mar 21 Turtle Island Quartet with Nellie McKay: A Flower is a Lovesome Thing Fermilab's Ramsey Auditorium
Mar 21 Mar 21 Retrospective - Simon and Garfunkel Tribute Band Sandwich Opera House
Mar 24 Mar 24 Concert: Josh Baum and Ric Larsen Crimi Auditorium At Aurora University
Apr 1 Apr 1 Main Stage: Music of the Baroque “Imogen Cooper Plays Beethoven” Crimi Auditorium at Aurora University

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