Summer 2016 Downtown Events Guide

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 from June 15 to August 17 this summer in downtown Aurora.

JUNE

 

Friday, June 3:

First Fridays w/ Food Trucks and Live Music (5 to 11 p.m.)

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

 

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

 

Saturday, June 11:

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

Aurora Greenfest @ Prisco Community Center (9 a.m. to 4 p.m.)

 

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

 

Wednesday, June 15: Wednesdays at the Plaza @ Millennium Plaza feat. Scott Tipping (6 to 8 p.m.)

 

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

 

Saturday, June 18:

Picnic at the Plaza @ Millennium Plaza w/ Nate’z Dogs feat. Ali Morgan (11 a.m. to 2 p.m.)

Blues on the Fox @ RiverEdge Park (2 to 11 p.m.)

 

Wednesday, June 22: Wednesdays at the Plaza @ Millennium Plaza feat. Greg Boerner (6 to 8 p.m.)

 

Friday, June 24: Kool & The Gang @ RiverEdge Park

 

Saturday, June 25: Willie Nelson/Kris Kristofferson @ RiverEdge Park

 

Wednesday, June 29: Wednesdays at the Plaza @ Millennium Plaza feat. Crystal Gravy with The RPMs (6 to 8 p.m.)

 

JULY

 

Saturday, July 2: Weird Al @ RiverEdge Park

 

Sunday, July 3: KC & The Sunshine Band @ RiverEdge Park

 

Monday, July 4:

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

Fireworks @ RiverEdge Park/McCarty Park (5 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.)

 

Wednesday, July 6: Wednesdays at the Plaza @ Millennium Plaza feat. Anderlik, Otto & Church (6 to 8 p.m.)

 

Thursday, July 7: Hollywood Vampires @ RiverEdge Park

 

Wednesday, July 13: Wednesdays at the Plaza @ Millennium Plaza feat. Saint Astro (6 to 8 p.m.)

 

Saturday, July 16:

Picnic at the Plaza @ Millennium Plaza w/ Gobble Doggs feat. Noah Gabriel (11 a.m. to 2 p.m.)

Air Supply w/ Blood, Sweat & Tears @ RiverEdge Park

Sunday, July 17: “On the Wall” Urban Arts & Hip Hop Fest @ Water Street Mall (noon to 7 p.m.)

 

Wednesday, July 20: Wednesdays at the Plaza @ Millennium Plaza feat. Etha and friends (6 to 8 p.m.)

 

Friday, July 22: Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo w/ Melissa Etheridge @ RiverEdge Park

 

Saturday, July 23:

Puerto Rican Festival @ RiverEdge Park (11 a.m. to 9 p.m.)

Picnic at the Plaza @ Millennium Plaza w/ Nate’z Dogz feat. students from Fox River Academy of Music and Art (11 a.m. to 2 p.m.)

 

Sunday, July 24:

Puerto Rican Parade (noon)

Puerto Rican Festival @ RiverEdge Park (1 to 8 p.m.)

 

Wednesday, July 27: Wednesdays at the Plaza @ Millennium Plaza feat. Jake Mack Trio (6 to 8 p.m.)

 

Friday, July 29: Downtown Alive! American English @ RiverEdge Park

 

AUGUST

 

Wednesday, Aug. 3: Wednesdays at the Plaza @ Millennium Plaza feat. A Light Sleeper (6 to 8 p.m.)

 

Friday, Aug. 5:

First Fridays w/ Food Trucks, Live Music plus a Pop Up Shop

The Beach Boys w/ The Temptations @ RiverEdge Park

 

Saturday, Aug. 6: Alan Jackson w/ Lauren Alaina @ RiverEdge Park

 

Sunday, Aug. 7: Sacred Heart @ RiverEdge Park

 

Wednesday, Aug. 10: Wednesdays at the Plaza @ Millennium Plaza feat. The Kevin Trudo (6 to 8 p.m.)

 

Wednesday, Aug. 17: Wednesdays at the Plaza @ Millennium Plaza feat. Town Band (6 to 8 p.m.)

 

Friday, Aug. 19: Downtown Alive! 7th Heaven @ RiverEdge Park

 

Saturday, Aug. 20: Boz Scaggs w/ America @ RiverEdge Park

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

 

Friday, Aug. 26: Get the Led Out @ RiverEdge Park

 

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

 

SEPTEMBER

 

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

 

Saturday, Sept. 10: Fiestas Patrias @ RiverEdge Park

Sunday, Sept. 11: Fiestas Patrias @ RiverEdge Park

 

Please note that dates can change and events can be canceled. Please visit event pages on Facebook or check with the event host’s website for current information.