• Aurora Live Summer Concert Series

    Throughout the summer Aurora Downtown presents live music on select Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturday. Wednesdays at the Plaza concerts are from 7-9pm, First Friday concerts are from 6-10pm and Summer Second Saturday concerts are from 11:30am-1pm. Coolers (no alcohol) are welcome so are blackets and chairs.
    May 5: Cinco de Mayo Concert: Sones de México Ensemble/James Sanders’ Conjunto
    May 13: Summer Second Saturdays: School of Rock Plainfield
    June 2: Eric Chesser and Blue Sky Blind with School of Rock Mokena
    June 10: Second Summer Saturdays: The Aviators
    June 14: Jake Mack and the Lesser Stags
    June 21: Empty Can Band
    June 28: Wayne’s World special concert feat. Noah’s Arcade with The Kevin ...

  • Spring Has Sprung

    As the weather gets warmer, get outside and see what the Lincoln Highway has to offer.

    Experience art and blooming flowers at the Floosmoor Sculpture Garden & Walk. Established in 1998, world-class art works are installed in the village square, around the town and in the sculpture garden.
    See about 100 animals in 41 different species at Phillips Park Zoo in Aurora. This free zoo has plenty to offer as well as a walking path.

    Have a quiet walk in the woods at Johnson's Mound Forest Preserve in Elburn. Pack a picnic and disconnect from the world.

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Fun Facts!

  • The first name proposed for the Lincoln Highway was the Coast-to-Coast Rock Highway.
  • By 1927 90% of Americans owned an automobile.
  • The Town of Fulton, Illinois has an authentic, working Dutch windmill.
  • Chicago Heights Illinois is known as The Crossroads of the Nation, because the Lincoln and Dixie Highways intersect.
  • The very first Seedling Mile is located in Malta, Illinois.