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View the full First Fridays lineup on Oct. 1

Fall is here. Celebrate the change of seasons at First Fridays and welcome fall. Learn about Hispanic heritage. Enjoy art, music, and more. There’s something for everyone to enjoy. See you there! ART ~Gary Brown Art Gallery and Studio, 7

Call for art: Sugar Skull City alebrijes

Aurora Downtown once again will be turning downtown into Sugar Skull City from October 15 to November 7 to coincide with Day of the Dead events during First Fridays on November 5. This year, Sugar Skull City will feature alebrijes,

Sept 3 First Fridays LINEUP

First Fridays will feature more than two dozen venues open with art, music, and more this Friday. Several locations will feature decorated storefronts celebrating the return of Paramount Theatre with its current production of “Kinky Boots.” On September 3, Roots Aurora

Free summer concert series starts July 14 downtown Aurora

Aurora Downtown is once again hosting Wednesdays at the Plaza, a free summer concert series at the Millennium Plaza gazebo located at 21 S. Stolp Ave. in downtown Aurora. The free series begins on Wednesday, July 14 and runs through

Guides Eat, Drink & Play


We invite you to explore downtown Aurora while living in a socially responsible world. Dine outdoors. Order take-out. Enjoy curbside service. Shop our small businesses online or in person with masks on. Order gift cards. Tune into virtual events. Join us in staying strong and supporting local. We've got this.

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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