The Best 2019 Spring Events Near Aurora, Illinois

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Spring is finally here, and with that comes a host of exciting and fun events in and near Aurora, Illinois for people of all ages and interests. Here are some of our top picks for the best 2019 spring events near Aurora, IL.


father with son in summer playing with kite1. EARTH DAY KITE FLY

Apr 13, 2019, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM | Prairie Point Park, Oswego, IL

Get ready for Earth Day and celebrate National Kite Month with us! This free event is fun for all ages. Bring your own kite to fly or kick back and watch the pros. There will be professional demonstrations and stunts using giant kites. Before or after visiting the Earth Day Kite Fly, consider stopping by the Village of Oswego’s Community Recycling Day. Celebrate your dedication to the environment by recycling items from 9am-12pm at the Oswego Public Works facility. Find out more here.



Apr 13 - 14, 2019 | 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM | Downtown Aurora

Join us for the 2nd Annual Fox River Arts Ramble, a two-day self-guided arts tour featuring numerous arts-related locations from Aurora to Elgin in 2019. Visit participating galleries and enjoy an art-filled weekend in downtown Aurora and all along the Fox River.



Apr 22 - 27, 2019 | Various Times and Locations in Batavia, IL

Batavia is home to many organizations that are dedicated to preserving and celebrating the unique qualities of our town, and they are working together to bring you an amazing week of preservation-minded events. This program was the recipient of the Award of Excellence from the Illinois Association of Museums in 2018. During this week, you can learn more about how to research your home, take a walking tour of downtown, reminisce with other Batavians and even enjoy a history-oriented pub crawl! Please join us for one or all of our programs below. Check out the website for details of all the events happening throughout the week. If you have any questions, call Jennifer at the Depot Museum at 630-406-5274.


august-rush-a-new-musical4. AUGUST RUSH - A NEW MUSICAL

Apr 24 - Jun 2, 2019 | Paramount Theatre, Aurora, IL 

For the first time in its history, the Paramount Theatre will produce a brand new musical. Be among the first to see the world premiere of August Rush, a musical based on the original motion picture. Evan Taylor, an 11-year-old orphan, believes in music like some believe in fairytales. In a cruel twist of fate, Evan’s mother, an accomplished classical cellist, and his father, the lead singer of a rock band, don’t even know he exists. But Evan has not given up hope as he searches for his parents, and quickly discovers he too is a musical prodigy.


780x400-lantern-festival-special5. AURORA WATER LANTERN FESTIVAL

May 18, 2019 | 06:00 PM - 10:30 PM | RiverEdge Park, Aurora, IL

Water Lantern Festival is an amazing experience where you'll witness the magic of the lanterns as they light up the Fox River at scenic RiverEdge Park. Water Lantern Festival is filled with fun, happiness, hope, and great memories that you'll cherish for a lifetime. This is a family friendly event that can be shared by everyone.


May-6-by-Sherman-J First Fridays6. FIRST FRIDAYS

Feb – Dec (except for July) | 5:00 PM – MIDNIGHT | Downtown Aurora

First Fridays is a night of art, fun, music, dance, and community at local businesses and venues in downtown Aurora on the first Friday evening of the month. First Fridays in Downtown Aurora invites the community to enjoy art, music, food, theater, and more on the first Friday of the month. Free trolley rides from downtown parking areas run approximately every 15 minutes from 6 to 10 p.m. Visit any venue on First Fridays for a printed map of participating venues. Visit Aurora Downtown on Facebook to see the event invite for any last-minute updates.



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