Aurora Memorial Day Parade
The City of Aurora will honor the service men and women who gave their lives for our country during the annual Memorial Day ceremony and parade on Monday with a pre-parade ceremony - In Memory of Many, In Honor of All - at 11:30 a.m. at the reviewing stand in front of the David L. Pierce Art and History Center. The parade steps off at noon from River and Benton streets, heads east to Broadway Avenue, turns north to Downer Place and concludes at River Street. The best viewing area will be the in front of the David L. Pierce Art and History Center. Five marching bands from area schools and other crowd favorites such as the Lamplighters Chorus, the Aurora Shriners Club, the East Aurora NJROTC, Aurora 88's Roller Derby League, Simply Destinee Dance Team, the crowd-electrifying South Shore Drill Team and more will also step off through downtown Aurora. In addition, "With the Colors from Aurora," an exhibit on Aurora's involvement in World War I opens on Memorial Day, with a reception from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the first floor gallery of the David L. Pierce Art & History Center, 20 E. Downer Place.
For more information, please contact the City of Aurora Special Events division at 630.256.3370.