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Discover the Aurora Area in Illinois

Welcome to the Aurora Area, an outstanding travel destination in Illinois. Here you can experience award winning Broadway musical theater, the largest waterpark in Illinois, Chicagoland's largest outlet shopping center, a masterpiece of modern architecture, and unparalleled outdoor adventure on and along the Fox River. Whether you're traveling with family or friends, be sure to check out all that Aurora, Batavia, Big Rock, Hinckley, Montgomery, North Aurora, OswegoPlano, Sugar Grove and Yorkville have to offer.

Only 37 miles west of Chicago, the Aurora Area stretches out to parts of Kane, Kendall, Will and DuPage counties and offers destination dining, distinctive architecture, fun attractions, exclusive designer shopping, a great variety of family fun and waterparks, and hundreds of other options for a truly unique experience. Book your stay at friendly and affordable hotels or find a venue to suit your next group tour

What's Happening This Week

Kiwanis Yorktoberfest
Bicentennial Riverfront Park
Sep 29, 2023 - Sep 30, 2023
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
It's a traditional seasonal celebration of tasty adult beverages with a special Yorkville twist. Craft beer, li...
Batavia Farmers' Market
Downtown Batavia
Sep 30, 2023
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Come enjoy a variety of vendors each week. Enjoy an assortment of fresh greens, gourmet mushrooms, meats, eggs, soa...
Aurora Farmer's Market
Water Street Square
Sep 30, 2023
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
The Aurora Farmers Markets are headlined by fresh produce and fun! Now in our 111th season, we are excited to conti...
Omar Coleman
The Venue Aurora
Sep 30, 2023
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
The Venue is pleased to present Omar Coleman , Saturday, September 30 at 8pm. Doors open 7pm. Advance Admission - P...

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