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Fiestas Patrias
September 16 - 17

ShowFiestas Patrias
DateSaturday, Sep 16 - 17 2017
TimeSAT: 1pm
SUN: Noon
PriceSAT: Free until 5pm; $10 after 5pm SUN: Free until 5pm; $5 after 5pm KIDS 12 & UNDER: Free both days
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THIS IS A RENTAL EVENT PRODUCED BY THE AURORA HISPANIC HERITAGE ADVISORY BOARD.

Celebrate the sound, culture and taste of Mexico at Fiestas Patrias. From the delicious food to the variety of musical acts to the children’s play area, there’s something for everyone at this fun festival right on the Fox River. Experience the rich heritage of Mexico at Fiestas Patrias – don’t miss this exciting event.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 16

TICKETS: Free until 5pm; $10 after 5pm; Kids 12 & Under Free All Day

1pm Gates Open
1-2pm Bajo Llave
2-2:30pm DJ
2:30-3:30pm Jilguerillos
2:30-4pm DJ
4-5pm Escuela de Rancho
5-5:30pm MC
5:30-6:15pm Banda Potrillos
6:15-6:30pm DJ
6:30-7:15pm Grupo Veloz
7:15-7:45pm MC
7:45-8:45pm Rieleros del Norte
8:45-9:15pm Mariachi & Ballet Folklorico
9:30-10pm Grito de Independencia

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 17

TICKETS: Free until 5pm; $5 after 5pm; Kids 12 & Under Free All Day

11am-12pm Downtown Aurora Parade
Juan Reyna Named Grand Marshal of 2017 Fiestas Patrias Parade
12pm Gates Open
12:45-1:25pm Parade of Nations
1:30-2:15pm Nuevo Ejemplo
2:15-2:30pm DJ TitoLatino
2:30-3:15pm Live Mariachi w/ Ballet Folklorico performance
3:15-3:45pm DJ TitoLatino
3:45-4:30pm Dragones Rock
4:30-5pm DJ TitoLatino
5-5:45pm Stacie Sandoval y su Orquesta
5:45-6:15pm DJ TitoLatino
6:15-7pm Banda Arrazadora
7:15-8 pm Alerta Zero

Artists and schedule subject to change


PLEASE NOTE:

All events at RiverEdge Park are General Admission. Guests are welcome to bring lawn chairs.

Events at RiverEdge Park will take place rain or shine.

The Fiestas Patrias parade will result in some road closures. Please see the list and map below.

  • River Street will close at approximately 8:45 a.m. to begin parade staging and won’t reopen until approximately 12:45 p.m.  It will be closed from Downer south to Gale.
  • Downer from Broadway to Stolp will be closed from 9 a.m. until 12:15/25 p.m.
  • Downer from Stolp to Middle for the parade from 10:45 to approx. 12:15
  • Benton will also be closed from approximately 10:45 a.m. until about 12:15 p.m.
  • Access to the Stolp Garage will be closed from 10:00 a.m. to approximately 12:15/20 p.m.

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OUTSIDE FOOD ALLOWED. 12″X12″X12″ SOFT COOLERS ONLY. 2 SEALED WATER BOTTLES PER PERSON ALLOWED. BAG CHAIRS AND PERSONAL/PROFESSIONAL CAMERAS ALLOWED. LEARN MORE about RiverEdge Park policies. Please note: Some policies do not apply to this event.