Willie and Johnny at the Park and a full lineup of Summer in Aurora

Wednesdays at the Plaza returns to Millennium Plaza on Stolp Avenue this summer in downtown Aurora.

Wednesdays at the Plaza returns to Millennium Plaza on Stolp Avenue this summer in downtown Aurora.

This spring and summer brings food trucks, live music (Willie Nelson and Johnny Depp to name two), and a whole lot more to downtown Aurora. Add these festive events to your calendar and don’t miss a thing when things heat up.

APRIL

Saturday, April 16 & April 30: Picnic at the Plaza with Grumpy Gaucho food truck (11 a.m. to 2 p.m.)

Saturday, April 30: El Dia de Los Ninos (1 to 5 p.m.)

 

MAY

 

Friday, May 6:

First Fridays

Food Truck Festival/Downer Place Block Party (5 to 10 p.m.) 

The Ron Porter Trio at Millennium Plaza (5 to 7 p.m.)

Bones Jugs at Millennium Plaza (7:30 to 10 p.m.)

 

Tuesday, May 10: Downtown Aurora Taste

Saturday, May 14: Farmers Market Preview/Aurora Gardeners Plant Sale @ Aurora Transportation Center

 

Saturday, May 21:

Aurora Kite Festival (10 a.m. to noon) @ Jake’s Bagels

Vet Car Show (11 a.m. to 3 p.m.) @ River Street Lot

 

Monday, May 30: Memorial Day Parade (noon)

 

JUNE

 

Friday, June 3:

First Fridays

Two Brothers Summer Festival (5 to 11 p.m.)

 

Saturday, June 4: Two Brothers Summer Festival (noon to 11 p.m.)

 

Sunday, June 5: Color Vibe 5K @RiverEdge Park

 

Saturday, June 11:

Aurora Farmers Market starts (runs through Oct. 15) (8 a.m. to noon)

Aurora Greenfest (9 a.m. to 4 p.m.)

 

Sunday, June 12: Tour de Cure (5 a.m. to 4 p.m.)

 

Wednesday, June 15: Wednesdays at the Plaza (6 to 8 p.m.)

 

Friday, June 17: Blues on the Fox (6:30 to 11 p.m.)

 

Saturday, June 18: Blues on the Fox (2 to 11 p.m.)

 

Wednesday, June 22: Wednesdays at the Plaza (6 to 8 p.m.)

Friday, June 24: Kool and the Gang at RiverEdge Park

Saturday, June 25: Willie Nelson and Kris Kristofferson at RiverEdge Park

 

Wednesday, June 29: Wednesdays at the Plaza (6 to 8 p.m.)

 

JULY

Saturday, July 2: ? at RiverEdge Park

Monday, July 4:

4th of July Parade (10 a.m.)

Fireworks (5 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.)

 

Wednesday, July 6: Wednesdays at the Plaza (6 to 8 p.m.)

Thursday, July 7: Hollywood Vampires at RiverEdge Park

Sunday, July 10: On the Wall (noon to 7 p.m.)

 

Wednesday, July 13: Wednesdays at the Plaza (6 to 8 p.m.)

 

Wednesday, July 20: Wednesdays at the Plaza (6 to 8 p.m.)

 

Saturday, July 23: Puerto Rican Festival (11 a.m. to 9 p.m.)

Sunday, July 24:

Puerto Rican Parade (noon)

Puerto Rican Festival (1 to 8 p.m.)

 

Wednesday, July 27: Wednesdays at the Plaza (6 to 8 p.m.)

 

AUGUST

 

Wednesday, Aug. 3: Wednesdays at the Plaza (6 to 8 p.m.)

 

Friday, Aug. 5:

First Fridays

Beach Boys and the Temptations at RiverEdge Park

 

 

Wednesday, Aug. 10: Wednesdays at the Plaza (6 to 8 p.m.)

 

Wednesday, Aug. 17: Wednesdays at the Plaza (6 to 8 p.m.)

Sunday, Aug. 21: LaSalle Street Car Show (11 a.m. to 3 p.m.)

Saturday, Aug. 27: Alley Art Festival (noon to 5 p.m.)

 

 

 

SEPTEMBER

 

Friday, Sept. 2: First Fridays/Roots Aurora @ Water Street Mall