The match will be the first meeting between the two sides since the Darren Stride Testimonial at Eton Park in March 2003.
Albion commercial director Fleur Robinson said: "We are delighted to be able to announce this match as a great way to kick off our pre-season.
"We look forward to hosting Aston Villa and we are sure that this game will prove a popular attraction for Burton Albion supporters."
The game will be played on Saturday, July 14 and kick-off is at 3.00pm.
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