A Mother's Day Weekend of delicious food & wine awaits you in the Aurora Area of Illinois, Friday May 6 through Sunday, May 8th, 2022. 

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Kick off your visit with an outstanding collection of local eats & gourmet food trucks at First Fridays in Aurora Downtown. The annual Food Truck Festival Aurora is free, with no reservations required — just bring your appetite to the Benton Street bridge in historic downtown Aurora from 5 to 9pm on Friday, May 6th. Learn more at auroradowntown.org.

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Saturday and Sunday, May 7-8, sip and savor award winning regional wines at Wine on the Fox '22 presented by john greene Realtor. Oswego's Hudson Crossing Park is the scenic riverside setting for this annual celebration of varietals from throughout Illinois. Enjoy live entertainment and delicious local fare, including craft beverages from Oswego Brewing Co. and Fox Valley Winery, then shop and dine downtown Oswego. For tickets and more information, visit wineonthefox.com.

Phillips Park Sunken Garden

Round out a perfect Mother's Day weekend with a visit to the tulip bloom at Phillips Park, the "crown jewel" of suburban municipal parks. Hundreds of blooms spring up each year in a wonderful array of colors, an ideal location for making lasting memories with family and friends.

Find friendly, affordable brand-name lodging options in the Aurora Area of Illinois at enjoyaurora.com/stay. Get your copy of the Aurora Area Go Guide, available in print and online at enjoyaurora.com/VisitorsGuide.