Aurora’s Summer Second Saturdays are free, family-friendly fun at downtown plaza

Summer Second Saturdays brings live music and other family-friendly activities to Millennium Plaza from May through September in downtown Aurora.

Summer Second Saturdays are brought to you by Aurora Downtown, a non-profit group of business and property owners located in SSA # One in downtown Aurora.

Enjoy an afternoon of free, family-friendly fun along the Fox River at the gazebo at Millennium Plaza, 21 S. Stolp Ave. Bring lunch!

Events are from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

May 13: School of Rock Plainfield

School of Rock Plainfield, where students learn to rock on stage and in life. School of Rock isn’t just about creating killer musicians with a lasting love of music. Because life isn’t a solo act, we’re equally focused on creating awesome bands of friends and musicians. We’re as much about orchestrating a community in Plainfield full of cool experiences as we are about building confidence, extraordinary teamwork and achieving excellence through a unique teaching method. Everyone deserves to feel like a rock star. Welcome to a place where students learn to create face-melting music while developing the skills they need to do so much more.

June 10: The Aviators

The Aviators are student rock band from the Fox River Academy of Music and Art in Oswego, IL. Led by local musician Zach Goforth, the group performs a blend of modern rock and pop songs by Twenty One Pilots, Imagine Dragons, Maroon 5, and more.

July 8: Two DJs and a Food Truck

Aurora DJ’s United Entertainment’s DJ Pena and DJ Alfred bring their Chicago house-style mixes to the plaza this summer for one date only. Don’t miss it!

A food truck will be joining us on Stolp Avenue. Gobble Doggs offers yummy turkey dogs and veggie dogs.

Aug 12: Dabylon

Aurora’s Premier Reggae Rockers… Dabylon is a work in progress that has matured over the past ten years. Made up of a mixture of family members and long time friends from the West Side of Aurora. Check out homegrown Aurora talent at its finest.

Sept 9: Science in September featuring SciTech Hands on Museum

SUPERCALI-SCIENTIFIC INTERACTIVE DEMOS for the whole family! Come down to the plaza and learn about science while having fun.