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Alley Art Festival puts local art in focus on August 25

Alley Art Festival has become a summer staple in downtown Aurora, bringing dozens of local artists to the pedestrian-friendly Water Street Mall on the last Saturday in August.   On Saturday, August 25, the eighth annual Alley Art Festival brings

Museum’s “Family Album Party” shows the faces of a city

The Aurora Historical Society is throwing a party on Friday, July 20, 2018 from 5:30-8pm to highlight the extension of their summer exhibit, “Ethnicity and Diversity in Aurora, 1834-Present” through the middle of August.  Admission is free but donations are

Who’s downtown? This week: Ian McCleary

Meet the people who make downtown tick. Learn who works in some of our architectural treasures, discover who keeps downtown looking beautiful, and see who you might pass on the street when you’re in the neighborhood. Join us in learning


Downtown Aurora is where it’s at with arts, culture, museums, and many more discoveries at every turn. Whether taking in a breathtaking stage performance or learning about the planetary sciences, we’ve got something for you. Find out more about where to visit and what to see in the City of Lights!

About Downtown Where it's @

Aurora Downtown is a nonprofit organization of downtown business and property owners within Special Service Area (SSA) #One  in downtown Aurora, Ill. Aurora Downtown is governed by a volunteer board with specific goals to enhance the downtown area.
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