Official website for the City of Aurora, Illinois. Mayor Robert J. O'Connor

4th of July Fireworks

FREE Family Activities & Fireworks!

Tuesday, July 4th, 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

RiverEdge Park - 360 N. Broadway Ave.

Great food along with an amazing view of the fireworks at Aurora's premier outdoor concert venue.

6:15 p.m. - 7:15 p.m. American Legion Band
7:45 p.m. - 9:15 p.m. Fox Valley Orchestra

McCullough Park - Illinois Ave. & Lake St.

Local food vendors with taste-tempting treats and FREE FUN for all with inflatables and music that will make you want to get up and dance!

Entertainment: 7:00 p.m. - 9:15 p.m. Aurora's own Pawnshop Horns will play everything from Blues to Rock, Soul to Ska, R&B to Country!


At approximately, 9:35 p.m., The City of Lights will live up to its name with a pyrotechnic extravaganza illuminating the night sky with a rainbow of colors! Fireworks can be viewed from both locations and along the banks of the river. 

Park Remotely & Ride our Shuttles FREE!

The City of Aurora is offering free park and ride shuttle service from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. providing roundtrip transportation to 13 convenient locations throughout the city. The shuttles will resume service after the fireworks display with the latest departure scheduled for 11 p.m.

Click to visit the 4th of July parade page