July 4th Events

“Thank you to all who participated in the “Aurora the Beautiful” contest! Congratulations to the following winners:

First Place: Pat Macko

Second Place: Rachel Reight

Third Place: Sydney, Grace & Grant Langell

 Be on the look-out for a gift card in the mail!”


2021 July 4th Flyer  (1)

July 4th Fun Run 

Date: Saturday, July 3, 2021

Location: For 5K route map click here For the 1 mile route map click here.

Event Address: Bicentennial Park 115 E. Pioneer Trail – Corner of Route 43 and E. Pioneer Trail




Registration Begins

7:00am – 7:50am

Bicentennial Gazebo

1 Mile Begins


Corner of Route 43/E. Pioneer

5K/Masters Begins


Corner of Route 43/E. Pioneer

Registration: Registration is required!  Please click the link below to register. The link will redirect you to Hermes website to register.  




Pre-Registration by Friday, June 18

After June 18 and Day Of Registration

1 Mile or 5K 



Both Races



In order to receive a race shirt, please register by Friday, June 18!


  1. 1 overall winner, male and female, for the 1 Mile
  2. 1 overall winner, male and female, for the 5K
  3. Top 3 winners, male and female, for each age category, for each race:
    • 1 Mile
      • 6 & under
      • 7-9
      • 10-12
      • 13-14
      • 15-19
      • 20-39
      • 40+
    • 5K
      • 10 & under
      • 11-14
      • 15-19
      • 20-24
      • 25-29
      • 30-34
      • 35-39
      • 40-44
      • 45-49
      • 50-54
      • 55-59
      • 60+
    • Masters – 40+
      • Overall top finisher, male and female

Drive-Through Packet Pick-Up Information:

  • Wednesday, June 30
  • 4:00pm – 7:00pm
  • Aurora High School – 109 W. Pioneer Trail
  • All registrants are encouraged to pick-up their shirt and bib
  • Please note that this event could go virtual due to Covid-19 

Drive-In Movie Night 

Date: Saturday, July 3, 2021

Location: Aurora High School North Parking Lot

Address: 109 W. Pioneer Trail

Time: Dusk – 11:00pm

Movie: The Croods: A New Age

Registration: Registration is required! Please click the link below to register. Aurora residents only.

Click Here to Register!

Cost: Free for Aurora residents

  • Parking spots will be assigned by Staff on a first come, first serve basis the night of the movie. 
  • Instructions will be provided to tune into sound via FM radio.

July 4th Parade 

Date: Sunday, July 4, 2021

Location: Parade will start at Barrington Town Square and make its way down SR 306/43, ending at Aurora High School

Time: 1pm start time

Cost: Free to participate! Interested in being part of the parade? click here for the July 4th Parade Registration Form & Waiver.

July 4th Grand Marshal Celebration

Date: Sunday, July 4, 2021

Location: Kiwanis-Moore Park

Time: 2pm

Nominations: Click here to nominate someone you know for the 2021 Grand Marshal

  • Join us to celebrate the Grand Marshal at Kiwanis-Moore Park pavilion after the parade
  • Food trucks will be on site, as well as a DJ

July 4th Fireworks 

Date: Sunday, July 4, 2021

Location: Pioneer Trail ballfields 

Time: Dusk 

Aurora the Beautiful

Decorating Contest 

Date: Now -July 4th

Display your patriotism by decorating your driveway, lawn or home. Send pictures to Jenny Nichols at Nicholsj@auroraoh.com for your chance to win a prize!

ALL Event details are subject to change. Please visit auroraoh.com for the most up to date information. 

Covid-19 Information: as we come out of the worldwide pandemic caused by Covid-19, we ask that people follow medical guidance relevant to their personal situation to keep themselves and others safe. Visit ohio.coronavirus.gov for the most up-to-date information.