Parking & Directions
RiverEdge Park is located at 360 N. Broadway, Aurora IL 60505 – just 3 miles off I-88.

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PARKING OPTIONS

Aurora Transportation Center Main Parking Lot – price varies

Parking is available across the street from RiverEdge Park in the Aurora Transportation Center/Metra Parking Lot located at 233 N. Broadway, 60505. Space is limited. If you fail to pay for parking, you will be ticketed. RiverEdge Park and the City of Aurora are not liable for damage to cars in the ATC parking lot. Handicap parking is also available in this lot. To pay for parking, use one of the pay stations located near the entrance to the Metra Station and on the north side of the lot near the post office. Pay stations accept cash (exact change only) or credit. Parking attendants will not be on duty in this lot.

ATC Lot Entry & Exit: Enter the ATC parking lot at the stoplight near the post office. When exiting the parking lot, please use one of two exits: 1) North on Route 25 (stoplight near the post office). When exiting north, you must go north on Route 25. No turning left on Route 25 from the north exit. 2) South on Route 25 (exit near the train station building). When exiting south, you must go south on Route 25. No turning right on Route 25 from the south exit.

New Parking Lot: 512 North Broadway – price varies

This parking lot is located at 512 North Broadway, approximately 500 yards south of the intersection of Illinois and Broadway/Route 25 on the west side of the street (same side as RiverEdge Park) and approximately 300 yards away from the park. Parking attendants will NOT be able to accept credit cards. This lot is not guaranteed to be open for all events.

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  • ATC Metra Lot: Zone 3404
  • 512 N Broadway Lot: Zone 3406
Aurora Transportation Center East Parking Lot – price varies

Parking is also available at the ATC lot on the east side of the tracks off Lincoln Avenue (see map). Once you’ve parked and paid, use the tunnel under the tracks to make your way to RiverEdge Park. There are many more parking options available that can be found on this parking map and address list.


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Weather Updates

WEATHER UPDATES

  • Call 630.723.2480 for recorded weather updates.
  • Text REPARK to 888777 for updates sent to your phone.

Text service is strictly for RiverEdge weather and schedule updates. Your number will not be shared or used for anything else.

Weather Ticket Policy
  • Concerts take place rain or shine, unless conditions endanger the safety of artists and the public. If inclement weather prohibits the headlining act from performing, the concert may be delayed indefinitely until conditions which have prohibited the concert have passed and the stage has been set.
  • In the event of a cancellation due to weather, a credit in the amount of the face value of your ticket will be issued to your customer account. The credit may be used towards a future ticket purchase for performances at RiverEdge Park or Paramount Theatre. NO REFUNDS WILL BE ISSUED.
  • Credits will not be issued due to weather unless the show is canceled in its entirety due to extreme circumstances, which involved evacuating the audience and/or the headlining performer completed fewer than 30 minutes of the scheduled performance.
  • Be prepared for extremes such as heat, wind or rain. Dress accordingly, as our venue’s proximity to the Fox River causes varying climate and temperature changes. Shelter from the weather is also limited inside the park.

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Tickets

TICKETS

PURCHASE ADVANCE TICKETS
  • In person: Paramount Theatre Box Office, 23 East Galena Blvd, Aurora, IL 60506. 15 minute box office parking is available in front of the theater. Open Mondays-Saturdays, 10 AM-6 PM
  • By phone: 630-896-6666
  • OnlineRiverEdgeAurora.com
PURCHASE DAY-OF TICKETS
  • In person: RiverEdge Park Box Office (Main Entrance Gate 2 Location Only), 360 North Broadway, Aurora, IL 60505. Gate 2 ticket booth opens at Noon. Other remote ticket booths open at each entrance once the park opens and sell until show time. Please visit the individual event pages for gate times.
  • By phone: 630-896-6666
  • OnlineRiverEdgeAurora.com
REMOTE BOX HOURS

Open Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., located at Paramount Theatre, 23 East Galena Blvd, Aurora, IL 60506

WILL CALL

If your tickets are waiting for you at will call, please visit any of the brown ticket booth huts outside any entrance gate. For your convenience, all ticket booths are equipped to print will call tickets.

CHILDREN TICKETS

For Blues on the Fox and Downtown Alive! events only, children 12 and under are admitted free but must be accompanied by an adult 18 years or older. All patrons must have a ticket to enter the park, regardless of age. To reserve a free children’s ticket in advance, please call 630-896-6666. To pick up a free children’s ticket on the day of the show, please visit any of the open ticket booths at the park starting at noon on the day of the show. For all other events, only children 2 years of age and under are admitted free with an adult.

No pets allowed on event days.

Weather Ticket Policy

  • Concerts take place rain or shine, unless conditions endanger the safety of artists and the public. If inclement weather prohibits the headlining act from performing, the concert may be delayed indefinitely until conditions which have prohibited the concert have passed and the stage has been set.
  • In the event of a cancellation due to weather, a credit in the amount of the face value of your ticket will be issued to your customer account. The credit may be used towards a future ticket purchase for performances at RiverEdge Park or Paramount Theatre. NO REFUNDS WILL BE ISSUED.
  • Credits will not be issued due to weather unless the show is canceled in its entirety due to extreme circumstances, which involved evacuating the audience and/or the headlining performer completed fewer than 30 minutes of the scheduled performance.
  • Be prepared for extremes such as heat, wind or rain. Dress accordingly, as our venue’s proximity to the Fox River causes varying climate and temperature changes. Shelter from the weather is also limited inside the park.

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Event Seating

Event Seating

Please refer to the specific event page(s) for seating details.

General Admission w/ no seating provided

For general admission events with no provided seating, the entire park is open for bag chair seating. Blankets are also allowed on the grassy hill. Please be considerate of your neighbor when setting up chairs and/or blankets. Some events may restrict blanket size to an area of 4’x4’. Chairs must be non-reclining and no higher than shoulder height. Chairs with attached umbrellas/sun-visors are allowed inside the park, but umbrellas/sun-visors are not allowed to be up during artist performances due to obstruction to other patrons.

General Admission w/ seating provided

For general admission events with provided seating, guests are welcome to pick and choose their seat at the event. The provided seating is in front of the stage to just past the sound tower. Behind that is an open area for bag chair seating. Blankets are also allowed on the grassy hill. Please be considerate of your neighbor when setting up chairs and/or blankets. Some events may restrict blanket size to an area of 4’x4’. Chairs must be non-reclining and no higher than shoulder height. Chairs with attached umbrellas/sun-visors are allowed inside the park, but umbrellas/sun-visors are not allowed to be up during artist performances due to obstruction to other patrons.

Reserved Seating

For reserved seating events, you ticket will note your designated seat number. There is provided seating in front of the stage to just past the sound tower with an open area for bag chair seating behind that. Bag chairs are not allowed in the provided seating section. If you purchased a general admission ticket, you get access to the open area behind the reserved seating section. Bag chairs are allowed in the general admission area, as seating will not be provided. Blankets are also allowed on the grassy hill.

Standing Room Only Pit

For events with a standing room only pit in front of the stage, this space is first come, first served. No bag chairs allowed in the standing room only area.

View General Park Seating Map

WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBILITY & ADA SEATING

RiverEdge Park is wheelchair accessible. For your convenience, the main entrance Gate 2 at the park has an ADA only entrance lane. Only those that require ADA assistance may use the ADA only entrance lane and may be accompanied by up to three companions maximum through this area. ADA seating is available in the reserved seating sections. Please refer to the specific event page to view availability and pricing. Please note that there are 16 ADA parking spaces located at the ATC/Metra Lot, directly across from RiverEdge Park. These spots are on a first-come, first-serve basis. Even if the electronic sign in front of the lot says full, if you have an ADA vehicle, please proceed to the parking lot entrance. There will be space for you.

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Dining Options
Food and drink are available for purchase inside RiverEdge Park. Outside food is also welcome in the Park.

Food & Cooler Policy

Only soft collapsible coolers no larger than 12” W x 12” H x 12” L are allowed. All soft collapsible coolers, as well as any other personal items you bring, must fit under your chair and must be stored there once the concert begins. No outside beverages are allowed in, with the exception of 2 SEALED bottles of unflavored water per person. Bottled water must be one liter or less. All coolers are subject to inspection. One cooler allowed per patron. Food, beverage and cooler policies may vary from show to show. Please refer to your specific event page(s) for details.

 

DINING OPTIONS:

Genoa Italian Concessions

SANDWICHES, HOT DOGS & MORE
  • Italian Sausage – $9
  • Italian Beef – $9
  • Sausage & Beef Combo – $13
  • Pizza – $5
  • Bratwurst – $8
  • Burger – $7
    • with Cheese & Bacon – $9
  • Chicken Strips – $8
  • Buffalo Chicken Sandwich – $8
  • Grilled Chicken Sandwich – $8
  • Hot Dog – $4
    • with Cheese & Bacon – $7
  • Corn Dog – $5
  • Footlong Corn Dog – $8
  • Grilled Cheese – $5
    • with Bacon – $7
  • Chicken Parm Sandwich – $8
  • Veggie Sub – $7
SIDES, SNACKS & TREATS
  • Chips – $8
    • with Cheese – $10
    • with Cheese & Bacon – $13
  • Fries – $5
    • with Cheese – $8
    • with Cheese & Bacon – $13
  • Loaded Bucket of Fries – $12
  • Loaded Tater Tots – $10
  • Mac & Cheese Bites – $8
  • Fried Pickle Chips – $8
  • Cheese Curds – $8
  • Nachos – $5
  • Pretzel – $5
  • Mozz Sticks – $8
  • Spicy Southwest Plate: Chipotle Onion Rings, Jalapeno Pepper Rings, Cheese Nuggets, Mozz Sticks & Southwest Bites – $13
  • Funnel Cake – $8
  • Funnel Cake Sundae – $10
BEVERAGES
  • Root Beer Float – $6
  • Lemonade (in souvenir cup) – $6
  • Gatorade – $3
  • Pepsi Products – $3
  • Aquafina Water – $3
  • Coffee – $2
  • Hot Chocolate – $2

Main Beverage Station

BEER
$6 CANS
  • Bud Light Lime
$7 DRAUGHTS
  • Bud Light
  • Budwiser
  • Michelob Ultra
$8 DRAUGHTS
  • Founders All Day IPA
  • Goose Island 312
  • Two Brothers Domaine DuPage
SPIKED SELTZER
$6 BON & VIV (Gluten Free)
  • Cranberry
  • Prickly Pear
WINE
$6 COPA DI VINO
  • Moscato
  • Pinot Grigio
  • Cabernet
OTHER BEVERAGES
$3 FOUNTAIN DRINKS & BOTTLED WATER
  • Pepsi
  • Diet Pepsi
  • Sierra Mist
  • Lemonade
  • Aquafina

Mobile Beverage Stations

BEER
$6 CANS
  • Bud Light
  • Bud Light Lime
  • Michelob Ultra
$7 CANS
  • Founders All Day IPA
  • Goose Island 312
SPIKED SELTZER
$6 BON & VIV (Gluten Free)
  • Cranberry
  • Prickly Pear
WINE
$6 COPA DI VINO
  • Moscato
  • Pinot Grigio
  • Cabernet
OTHER BEVERAGES
$3 BOTTLED SOFT DRINKS & WATER
  • Pepsi
  • Diet Pepsi
  • Sierra Mist
  • Lemonade
  • Aquafina

Food Vendors vary by event and are subject to change.

  • Aurora Noon Lions
  • Beans, Greens, Proteins
  • Big Mamas
  • Genoa
  • Señor Taco
  • Smilin’ Dawgs
  • Umbrella Azul

NEW! STOLP ISLAND SOCIAL

AMY MORTON IS EXCITED TO ANNOUNCE THE OPENING OF HER NEWEST EATERY, RIGHT NEXT DOOR TO PARAMOUNT THEATRE.

Seasonal Kitchen & Steakhouse
5 E Galena Blvd

STOLPISLANDSOCIAL.COM

MAKE RESERVATION


altiro latin fusion

Tapas-Style Inspired Latin Fusion
1 S Stolp Ave
(630) 800-1973
VIEW WEBSITE

BALLYDOYLE IRISH PUB

American / Irish Pub Food
28 W New York St
630-844-0400
VIEW WEBSITE | VIEW MENU

CHARLIE’S SILVER SPOON CREAMERY

Ice Cream Shop
6 E Downer Pl
630-340-4074
VIEW WEBSITE | VIEW MENU

ENDIRO COFFEE

Coffee Shop / Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
29 W New York St
VIEW WEBSITE VIEW MENU | VIEW VIRTUAL TOUR

GILLERSON’S GRUBBERY

American / Pub Food
33 W New York St
630-340-3719
VIEW WEBSITE | VIEW MENU | VIEW VIRTUAL TOUR

HOLLYWOOD CASINO’S FAIRBANKS STEAKHOUSE

Fine Dining: Please call for reservations
1 W New York St
630-801-7333
VIEW WEBSITE | VIEW MENU

HOLLYWOOD CASINO’S EPIC BUFFET

Buffet
1 W New York St
630-801-1234
VIEW WEBSITE

HOLLYWOOD CASINO’S TAKE TWO DELI

Casual, Deli-style Food
1 W New York St
630-801-1234
VIEW WEBSITE | VIEW MENU

JAKE’S BAGELS AND DELI

Breakfast / Lunch, Deli-style Food
220 N Broadway
630-906-0332
VIEW WEBSITE | VIEW MENU

JIMMY JOHN’S

Fast Food / Sandwiches
160 S. River St
630-844-2334
VIEW WEBSITE | VIEW MENU

LA QUINTA DE LOS REYES

Authentic Mexican Food
36 E New York St
630-859-4000
VIEW WEBSITE | VIEW MENU | VIEW VIRTUAL TOUR

NEW CHINA HUT #3

Chinese / Cantonese Food
140 S River St, Suite 100
630-966-2626
VIEW WEBSITE | VIEW MENU

SUBWAY

Fast Food / Sandwiches
5 E Downer Pl
630-801-4848
VIEW WEBSITE | VIEW MENU

TACO GRILL & SALSA BAR

Authentic Mexican Food
31 N Broadway
630-618-4781
VIEW WEBSITE | VIEW MENU

TAQUIERA EL TIO

Authentic Mexican Food
81 S River St
630-844-6603
VIEW WEBSITE | VIEW MENU

TECALITLAN MEXICAN RESTAURANT

Authentic Mexican Food
35 S Broadway
630-892-8059
DIRECTIONS

TREDWELL COFFEE

Artisan Coffee, Lattes, Light Food & Pastries
14 W Downer Pl #18
(630) 844-1418
VIEW WEBSITE | VIEW MENU

TWO BROTHERS ROUNDHOUSE

American Food / Brewery
205 N Broadway
630-264-2739
VIEW WEBSITE | VIEW MENU

U SAMBA? BRAZILIAN RESTAURANT

Brazilian Comfort Food
37 W New York St
630-897-3903
VIEW WEBSITE | VIEW MENU

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Lodging

LODGING

Make a weekend out of it! Plan your stay with one of the local hotels listed below.

Holiday Inn Express & Suites – Aurora/Naperville

0.4 miles away – walking distance!
111 N. Broadway | Aurora, IL 60505
630-896-2800

Holiday Inn Express – Oswego

4.6 miles away
2055 Wiesbrook Drive | Oswego, IL 60543
630-844-4700

Holiday Inn – Aurora

5.4 miles away
2424 W Sullivan Road | Aurora, IL 60506
630-806-7400

Homewood Suites by Hilton

6 miles away
4320 Meridian Parkway | Aurora, IL 60504
630-978-2222

Hampton Inn & Suites – Aurora

6.8 miles away
2423 Bushwood Drive | Aurora, IL 60506
630-907-2600

Comfort Inn & Suites – Geneva

9.4 miles away
1555 E Fabyan Parkway | Geneva, IL 60134
630-208-8811

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Rules, Regulations & Policies

Rules, Regulations & Policies

PLEASE NOTE: These policies do not apply to rental events. Please refer to the specific event page for details.

GENERAL INFORMATION
  • Be aware that some performances may include haze, aromatics, strobe lights and/or other special effects.
  • Proper attire required. Shirts and shoes must be worn at all times inside the park.
FOOD & COOLER POLICY

Outside food is welcome in the Park. Only soft collapsible coolers no larger than 12” W x 12” H x 12” L are allowed. All soft collapsible coolers, as well as any other personal items you bring, must be clear of aisles and walkways. No outside beverages are allowed, with the exception of 2 SEALED bottles of unflavored water per person. Bottled water must be one liter or less. All coolers are subject to inspection. One cooler allowed per patron. Food, beverage and cooler policies may vary from show to show. Please refer to your specific event page(s) for details.

ITEMS SUBJECT TO INSPECTION

Bags, coolers, backpacks and other items will be subject to inspection upon arrival. Patrons who choose not to subject their personal belongings to a security search will not be permitted to enter the park.

ITEMS NOT ALLOWED

Alcohol, cans, glass of any kind, hard coolers, hydration backpacks, tables, grills, flags, pets, audio recording devices, professional cameras, tablets, GoPros, boom boxes, bikes, in-line skates, skate shoes, scooters, roller skates, skateboards, wagons, laser pointers, pocketknives and weapons of any kind, including toy weapons such as toy guns or knives. Conceal and carry is not permitted at RiverEdge Park. No pets are allowed at RiverEdge Park concerts and events except for service dogs.

ITEMS ALLOWED

Food, sealed plastic bottled water (2 bottles per person, one liter or less per bottle – no hydration backpacks), empty reusable plastic or aluminum water bottles, sunscreen, bug spray, service animals and umbrellas (may only be used during rain delays and not during artist performances). Each patron is allowed 1 personal purse/satchel and 1 bag OR cooler OR backpack no larger than 12” W x 12” H x 12” L.

UMBRELLA POLICY
  • Umbrellas and chair umbrellas are allowed inside RiverEdge Park but may only be used during rain delays.
  • Umbrellas and chair umbrellas are not allowed to be open during artist performances due to obstruction and safety to other patrons. You will be asked to put your umbrella away when the show begins or resumes.
  • Please be cautious when using umbrellas in highly trafficked areas.
CHAIR & BLANKET POLICY
  • Chairs must be non-reclining and no higher than shoulder height. Chairs with attached umbrellas/sun-visors are allowed inside the park, but umbrellas/sun-visors are not allowed to be up during artist performances due to obstruction to other patrons.
  • Small blankets are allowed inside RiverEdge Park on the grassy hill only.
  • Please be considerate of your neighbor when setting up chairs and/or blankets. Some events may restrict blanket size to an area of 4’x4’.
  • For some events, benches may be set up in front of the stage for patron seating. Standing on these benches is not permitted.
  • PLEASE NOTE: Chairs with attached umbrellas/sun-visors are allowed in the general admission section, but umbrellas/sun-visors are not allowed to be up during artist performances due to obstruction to other patrons.
WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBILITY & ADA SEATING

RiverEdge Park is wheelchair accessible. For your convenience, the main entrance Gate 2 at the park has an ADA only entrance lane. Only those that require ADA assistance may use the ADA only entrance lane and may be accompanied by up to three companions maximum through this area. ADA seating is available in the reserved seating sections. Please refer to the specific event page to view availability and pricing. Please note that there is a limited number of ADA parking spaces located at the ATC/Metra Lot, directly across from RiverEdge Park. These spots are on a first-come, first-serve basis.

STROLLERS

Strollers are allowed if you are bringing a small child to the park. All contents of the stroller are subject to inspection upon arrival. All policies still apply to strollers and their contents. Please be considerate of your neighbor when positioning your stroller within the park. All patrons over the age of 2 require a ticket for entry. For Blues on the Fox and Downtown Alive! events, children 12 and under get free admission but still require a ticket – visit any of the ticket booths with your child to obtain a free ticket for entry.

SPORTING EQUIPMENT
  • You are welcome to bring bag toss, Frisbee and other sporting equipment into the general admission section; however, you may be asked to put your toys away if such activity is considered disruptive to other patrons.
  • Bag toss, Frisbee and other sporting equipment are allowed on the grass area only. Once the show begins, you may continue to play depending on show attendance or be asked to move behind the grassy hill away from patrons to avoid disruption and obstruction.
DRONES

Drones are not allowed to be flown in or around RiverEdge Park on performance days. This is in accordance with Illinois rules governing drone flight which prohibits drones to be flown above large groups of people; over stadiums and sporting events; over unprotected people and/or over people without their consent.

PARK MAP

Download a general park seating map.

RECYCLING

Recycling receptacles are available throughout the park.

LOST & FOUND

For lost items, please contact 630-896-6666. Items found will be held for 60 days.

FIRST AID

First Aid is located inside the box office near the Main Entrance Gate 2.

SMOKE-FREE

There is no smoking or smoking devices of any kind allowed INSIDE RiverEdge Park; however, you may smoke outside any of the entrance gates. Exit and re-entry are allowed, but a wristband or stamp is required for re-entry. No alcohol allowed outside of the park. PLEASE NOTE: RiverEdge Park is a smoke-free park.

ALCOHOL POLICY

Anyone wishing to purchase alcohol must get a wristband as they enter the park. EVERYONE (no matter how old you think you look) must provide a valid form of identification to prove they are 21 or over to receive a wristband. Wristbands are void if tampered with or removed.

TICKET POLICIES
  • Concerts take place rain or shine, unless conditions endanger the safety of artists and the public. Concertgoers may call the RiverEdge Park WeatherLine at 630-723-2480 to check the status of a concert if inclement weather is pending. Patrons may also text REPARK to 888777 for weather alert updates. If inclement weather prohibits the headlining act from performing, the concert may be delayed indefinitely until conditions which have prohibited the concert have passed and the stage has been set.
  • In the event of a cancellation due to weather, a credit in the amount of the face value of your ticket will be issued to your customer account. The credit may be used towards a future ticket purchase for performances at RiverEdge Park or Paramount Theatre. NO REFUNDS WILL BE ISSUED.
  • Credits will not be issued due to weather unless the show is canceled in its entirety due to extreme circumstances, which involved evacuating the audience and/or the headlining performer completed fewer than 30 minutes of the scheduled performance.
  • Be prepared for extremes such as heat, wind or rain. Dress accordingly, as our venue’s proximity to the Fox River causes varying climate and temperature changes. Shelter from the weather is also limited inside the park.
CHILDREN TICKETS
  • For Blues on the Fox and the Downtown Alive! Concert Series, children 12 and under are admitted free but must be accompanied by an adult 18 years or older. All patrons must have a ticket to enter the park, regardless of age. To reserve a free children’s ticket in advance, please call 630-896-6666. To pick up a free children’s ticket on the day of the show, please visit any of the ticket booths at the Park starting at noon on the day of the show.
  • Children 2 years of age and under are admitted free to all events.
  • For questions regarding the appropriateness of a performance for children, please reference the show page or contact the box office.
CAMERAS & RECORDING

Camera phones and digital cameras with a pop-up lens are allowed. ALL other digital and non-digital still cameras, video cameras, tablets and GoPros are not allowed inside the Park.

ARTIST MERCHANDISE

Select artists will have merchandise available for purchase during their performance. Unfortunately, autographs are at the discretion of the artist. Listen for announcements about artist signings before the performance or at intermission.

PLAN TO ARRIVE IN A TIMELY MANNER

When traveling, please give yourself enough time to drive, park, walk, enter at the gate and find your place to sit. The park opens 1-2 hours before show time. Please refer to the specific event page on RiverEdgeAurora.com.

MISCELLANEOUS
  • ATM located on site
  • Re-entry points at each gated entrance. Wristband/stamp required for re-entry.
  • RiverEdge Park is entirely wheelchair and handicap accessible.
HOW TO PURCHASE TICKETS
In person, in advance:

Paramount Theatre Box Office, 23 East Galena Blvd, Aurora, IL 60506. 15 minute box office parking is available in front of the theater. Open Mondays-Saturdays, 10 AM-6 PM

In person, day of show:

RiverEdge Park Box Office (Main Entrance Gate 2 Location Only), 360 North Broadway, Aurora, IL 60505. Open Noon until show time. Remote ticket booths are available at each entrance when the park opens. Please visit the individual event pages for gate times.

By phone:

630-896-6666

Online:

RiverEdgeAurora.com

RiverEdge Park has the right to change the rules, regulations and/or policies at any time. Entering grounds grants RiverEdge Park permission to use photo/video in which you may appear.

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