Visitors attending the fireworks show this evening can park in downtown and ride a trolley to and from the two viewing locations.
To assist with transportation to RiverEdge Park and McCullough Park, the City of Aurora is providing trolleys that will run on a continuous loop from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. The trolleys will stop at four locations:
- Stop 1: Art and History Center, 20 E. Downer Place
- Stop 2: Parking Lot X, 300 Block of N. River St.
- Stop 3: Prisco Center, 150 W. Illinois Ave. (adjacent to McCullough Park)
- Stop 4: Garbe Iron Works, 456 N. Broadway (immediately north of River Edge Park)
Free parking is available throughout the downtown on the streets, in City parking lots and in the Stolp Island parking garage.
Fireworks begin at 9 p.m. and can be viewed from both McCullough Park, 128 W. Illinois Avenue, and RiverEdge Park, 360 N. Broadway.
Visitors to RiverEdge Park can also attend the Downtown Alive concert for free. Heartache Tonight, one of the finest Eagles tribute bands in the country, will perform from 8 p.m. until the fireworks begin at 9 p.m. and then resume the concert at 9:30 p.m.
Gates at RiverEdge Park open at 6 p.m. Guests can begin gathering at McCullough Park also at 6 p.m.