First Fridays Aurora + Food Truck Fest 2022

May 6, 2022

5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Downtown Aurora

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May 6 is First Fridays + Aurora Downtown’s annual Food Truck Festival
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Check out art shows, live music, and nearly 30 food trucks. Enjoy food trucks at First Fridays on Friday, May 6.
SUPERJUMBO, 105 E. Galena Blvd.
DoomCo Sofubi Pop Up shop: DoomCo + a variety of Sofubi + Superjumbo variant launch of Maneki-Astro
5 to 9 p.m.
Gallery 1904, 1 E. Benton St. Lower Level
Art Comes Alive: A Teen Art Exhibition. 2nd annual teen art show showcasing the creative spirit of local youth
5 to 9 p.m.
Congressman Bill Foster – Congressional Art Competition, 1 E. Benton St. 3rd Floor
2022 Congressional Art Competition – The Artistic Discovery feat. high school art students
5 to 8 p.m.
Artesan Lofts Art Gallery, 2 S. Stolp Ave.
‘Dive Deep’ Photography and Wearable Art by Emily Laurich
6 to 8:30 p.m.
Waubonsee Community College, 18 S. River St.
Pottery Sale, live jazz feat. the Victor Garcia Latin Quintet at 7 p.m., t-shirt silk screening with William Estrada from 6 to 8 p.m., student art exhibition, photo demos, face painting stations
5 to 9 p.m.
Gary Brown Art Gallery and Studio | Mark Radina Stained Glass, 7 S. Broadway
New retro lamp art display created by artist, Randy Meyers, also known as “The Recreator” + antiques and art.
5 to 9 p.m.
The ArtBar at Two Brothers Roundhouse, 205 N. Broadway
ArtBar: The Tavern Show | Celebrate the return to the Roundhouse Tavern with new art from over three dozen local artists
7 p.m. to Midnight
Seven Setting Suns Art Gallery, 14 W. Downer Pl.
Reckoning: pretty persuasions. Art by Vincenzo Valenziano
6 to 10 p.m.
Aurora Public Art at The DLP Art & History Center, 20 E. Downer Pl., 3rd Floor
(Re)volution: Kyle Reeves’ painting retrospective 1999-2021
6 to 9 p.m.
The Cotton Seed Creative Exchange, 64 S. River St.
Grand re-opening: Live music feat. Jazzquatch and Simply Connie | Mural Signing by Artist Hailey | free mural prints to first 100
5:30 to 9 p.m.
Altiro Latin Fusion, 1 S. Stolp Ave.
Live Spanish Rock feat. Damián Rivera
7 to 9 p.m.
Endiro Coffee, 29 W. New York St.
First Fridays art + music
6 to 9 p.m.
Tavern on Broadway, 24 N. Broadway
Music by Michael Rawls
8 to 10 p.m.
Tredwell Coffee, 14 W. Downer Pl. Ste 18
Live music feat. Emma Lee
5 to 9 p.m.
Aurora Tap House, 134 W. Downer Pl.
Cinco de Mayo Fiesta feat. DJ Alex J
9 p.m.
Food Truck Festival, Benton Street bridges
More than two dozen food trucks. Free to enter + live DJ
5 to 9 p.m.
Aurora Regional Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, 105 E. Galena Blvd. 8th floor
The Latino Mirror: Craft table to make a design mirror, wine, cheese table
5 to 8 p.m.
Christian Science Reading Room, 34 S. Stolp Ave
Flower Power: Free small plants
6 to 8 p.m.
French 75 Gallery and Lounge, 56 E. Galena Blvd.
May-day! May-day: a First Fridays in May special craft cocktail for the evening
5 p.m. to Midnight
Aurora Public Library, 101 S. River St.
Feel the Beat: Library Card Design Contest winner reveal, Chinese dance by Hao Dance + Japanese drumming by Tsukasa Taiko
5:30 to 8 p.m.
McCarty Mills Taproom and Bottleshop, 140 S. River St.
Latin House DJs, Featured Artist Dzhelasi, Killer Taste Buds Pop Up
5 p.m. to Midnight
G.A.R. Museum, 23 E. Downer Pl.
The Smithsonian’s Righting A Wrong: Japanese Americans and World War II
5 to 9 p.m.
Aurora Historical Society at The DLP Art & History Center, 20 E. Downer Pl.
Portraits of the Past: Dozens of oil and photographic portraits from the 1840s to 1980s
6 to 9 p.m.
Zen Loft Wellness Center, 6 W. Downer Pl. upstairs
Live music by Flowtation, performance by Magnolia Belly Dance, shop I of the Angeles + local vendors, Business Collective members, Reiki, readings + massage therapy.
5 to 9 p.m.
Wyckwood House, Address TBA
Music by Nick Gutierrez. Pop Ups with Emily Piltaver, Synergy Art Studio + Michelle Parker’s Chi-cuterie
5 to 9 p.m.
Society 57, 100 S. River St.
Craft Cocktails
5 to 9 p.m.
Hope Chest, 34 N. Lincoln Ave.
Storewide Sale (exclusions apply) and giveaways
4 to 7 p.m.
All Spoked Up, 14 W. Downer Pl. Ste 10
Grande Clam: Handmade Croc charms ranging from chickens to plants, an assortment of decals of positive daily reminders, vegan leather key fobs + fun items
6 to 9 p.m.
Undisputed Vintage, 14 W. Downer Pl. Ste 8
Keeping it green pop up! Shop plants and hand painted pots as well as vintage clothing
5 to 9 p.m.

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