Calendar of Events
January • February • March • April • May • June • July • August • September • October • November • December
You are encouraged to join us at one of these
special programs or activities
May - 2015
2 • Mabas 7 Fire Investigators Fire & Police Swap Meet - Will County Fairgrounds Peotone, IL
3 • Aurora First Responders Breakfast - Aurora Amvets Post #103 and St. Rita's Knights of Columbus are staging an appreciation breakfast from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m., Sunday, May 3, at St. Rita's Hall, 770 Old Indian Trail. Public welcome - $7 entry fee. The event honors officers and support employees of the Aurora police and fire departments, Kane County Sheriff, and Fox Valley Park District Police. Proceeds benefit the Aurora Fire Museum, AFD Explorer Program, and Special Olympics Illinois.
June - 2015
20 • Chicago Fire Engine Rally & Swap Meet at the Quinn Fire Academy. 8:00am - 1:00pm, 558 W. DeKoven St. Chicago IL
22 - 24 • Aurora Regional Fire Museum exhbiting at the NFPA's Fire Expo. McCormick Place, Chicago.
July - 2015
4 • Independence Day Parade -- The Aurora Regional Fire Museum will be participating in the City of Aurora's annual Independence Day Parade. The parade will step off at 10am at the intersection of South River and Benton Streets on Saturday, July 4th.
29 • The Aurora Regional Fire Museum host their 6th Annual Gingerbread FIREhouse Contest opening and holday exhibit -- complete with a visit from Santa the Fire Chief, storytelling, a holiday mouse hunt, and more. FREE admission for the day.
August - 2014
7 • Light and Sirens Procession for the Chicagoland Emergency Vehicle Show. Staging 5:30pm, at the Tinseltown Theater in North Aurora. The procession kicks off at 6:30pm, winding though the communities of North Aurora, Aurora, and Montgomery before ending up as a static display at the Aurora Regional Fire Museum (53 N. Broadway) for First Friday’s from 7:30 to 9pm.
8 • Chicagoland Emergency Vehicle Show will be from 10am to 4pm on the grounds of Aurora Regional Fire Museum (53 N. Broadway) in downtown Aurora, Illinois. The day will feature static displays of new and vintage emergency vehicles, live demonstrations of police, firefighting, and rescue operations, safety displays, children’s activities, and more!
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Aurora, is home to 200,000 residents, and an active art, cuture, and music scene. The museum is located within a flew blocks of the Paramount Theater, Aurora's RiverEdge Park outdoor music pavilian, the Hollywood Casino (Aurora), the Culture Stock Bookstore, three other museums, and a host of resturants. Visit the Aurora Downtown website for specifics and the latest calendar of events.