There are numerous events going on in Aurora throughout the year.  Travelers who want to try to time their vacations with one of those events should know about the following options:

  • Fourth of July Spectacular is the most widely celebrated national holiday in Aurora .  Traditional fireworks take place after other city events.  More information is available online at .
  • Punkin Chunkin, previously called Jack-O-Launch, features a pumpkin launching competition, live music and more.  More information is available at
  • KidSpree ( ) takes place each July.  It is an all-ages annual event geared towards entertainment for children including live performers, live-size board games, art activities and more.

Travelers can search for updated information on annual and single-time events at .  Events attended more often by locals than travelers can also be found online at