4th of July Events in the Aurora, Illinois area
Celebrate Independence Day
Celebrate Independence Day in the Aurora, Illinois area! You'll find events with parades, free family activities, plenty of food, live music and spectacular firework displays. So come out and have some family fun on the 4th of July! When the day is over, come stay the night at the Hampton Inn & Suites Aurora, located just off I-88. This is the ideal place to stay for those enjoying a 4th of July event in the Aurora area. Book today or call us at 1-630-907-2600.
Here is a list of 4th of July events in the Aurora, Illinois area with links to more event information:
- Aurora's 3rd of July Fireworks Extravaganza
RiverEdge Park at 360 N. Broadway Avenue and McCullough Park at Illinois Avenue & Lake Street
There will be FREE family activities, great local food, live music and a fireworks extravaganza, all taking place on July 3rd (Yes, that's correct! Fireworks are on Friday the 3rd of July this year!) from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. along the banks of the Fox River in Downtown Aurora.
- Aurora's 4th of July Parade
The annual 4th of July parade will take place on Saturday, July 4th with step-off at 10:00 a.m. This year's theme is "Proud to be an American".
- Batavia's 4th of July Sky Concert
Engstrom Park at Millview Drive & West Main Street
Don't miss Batavia's "Sky Concert"—one of the most celebrated 4th of July fireworks productions in the western suburbs of Chicago!
- City of Yorkville 4th of July Celebration
The parade begins at 9:00 a.m. There will be free family activities and a performance by Yorkville Community Band at Town Square Park immediately following the parade. Food/drink will be available for purchase. Fireworks will begin at dusk.
- Sandwich Freedom Days
On Saturday, July 4th, the parade begins at 10:00 a.m. from the fairgrounds. The Freedom Run 5K and 1-Mile Fun Run will take place on Sunday, July 5th at 8:00 a.m. at Knights Park. The weekend will end with a fabulous fireworks display at the Sandwich Fairgrounds on Sunday, July 5th.
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