MONDAY, JULY 4
The Pre-Parade Program will take place on the Reviewing Stand located at the corner of Galena and Stolp. Join Mayor Weisner, Aldermen, Grand Marshals Tim Rater & Jim Corti and special guest performers to kick-off the holiday!
The 100+ unit parade steps off at the normal location at the Santori Public Library on the corner of River St. and Benton. The NEW parade route for this year is:
-East on Benton to Broadway
-North on Broadway to Downer
- West on Downer to Stolp
-North on Stolp to Galena
- West on Galena to River St.
-South on River St. to Downer
Bring the family downtown for another great parade in the morning and then for a fun time at the fireworks in the evening . . .
The FIREWORKS & FAMILY FUN NIGHT will take place in 2 downtown locations on the evening of Monday, July 4!
From 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. (with fireworks at 9:35 p.m.), bring the family to one of the following two parks:
360 N. Broadway
Tasty food vendors, good music and an amazing view of the fireworks:
* 6:15 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.: American Legion Band
* 7:45 p.m. - 9:15 p.m.: Fox Valley Orchestra
* 9:15 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.: Community Line-Dancing (Cha Cha Slide, Cupid Shuffle, etc.)
@Prisco Center, 150 W. Illinois
More tasty food, good music, bounce houses & games for the kids and an amazing view of the fireworks.
* 7:30 p.m. - 9:15 p.m. Evolution - classic to current rock group
At approximately 9:35 p.m., the City of Lights will live up to its name with a pyrotechnic extravaganza illuminating the night sky in a rainbow of colors! Fireworks can be viewed from both locations and along the banks of the Fox River.
PARK & RIDE!
TAKE A SHUTTLE!
Don't worry about parking and simply take one of our conveniently located shuttles at locations throughout Aurora. All shuttles will drop you and your family off in close proximity to both RiverEdge Park and McCullough Park and take you back to your car after the fireworks.
Shuttles will run from 6p to 9p and then resume service immediately following the fireworks until 11p.