Downtown Aurora has so much to offer. With incredible dining options, unique retail stores and boutiques, fun entertainment and theatrical venues, interesting museums, and more, there is something for everyone in this beautiful, historic district. Come explore the best of downtown Aurora during August for their numerous community events. Fill up your calendar over the next couple of weeks with this fun, family-friendly events!

FIRST FRIDAYS  

Date: August 4th

Time: 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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Explore all downtown has to offer during this “open house”. Enjoy live art at galleries around the area. Dance to live music. Check out the Outdoor Market. Grab a brew at the Gillerson’s Grubbery Beer Tent. Enjoy activites for all ages and so much more!

 

STOLP BLOCK PARTY

Date: August 4th

Time: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Location: Millennium Plaza (33 South Stolp Avenue)

Come to this fun block party in downtown Aurora for incredible musical performances, live art, delicious food trucks, mini outdoor market, Kid’s area, and more. Ron Porter Trio will be performing at 6:00 pm, followed by Scott Tipping Trio at 8:00 pm.

 

WEDNESDAYS AT THE PLAZA

Date: August 9th

Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Location: Millennium Plaza (33 South Stolp Avenue)

Enjoy a free summer concert for Free the Birds in the beautiful plaza.

 

MUSEUMS AFTER DARK

Date: August 10th

Time: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location: Aurora Regional Fire Museum (53 North Broadway) & SciTech Hands On Museum (18 West Benton Street)

The entire family will love exploring the Aurora Regional Fire Museum and SciTech Hands on Museum. Enjoy fun activities all evening long. Children are FREE with adult admission.

 

SUMMER SECOND SATURDAYS

Date: August 12th

Time: 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Location: Millennium Plaza (33 South Stolp Avenue)

Spend a fun afternoon with the whole family at the gazebo in the plaza. Pack a lunch and listen to the high energy reggae music of Aurora favorite’s Dabylon.

 

LELANDFEST

Date: August 12th

Time: 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Location: Stolp Avenue (between Galena and Downer)

Check out this incredible Blues and Rock & Roll music festival downtown Aurora. Dance the evening away to performances by Leland, Jake Mack & The Lesser Stags, and Windy City Rev Ups. Tickets can be bought in advance Online or in person at Leland Legends and Kiss the Sky for $5 per person. Tickets at the gate are $10 each.

 

 

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