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Call to Artists: New gateway mural RFP, proposals due Feb. 12

Aurora Downtown’s Streetscape committee will be funding a second gateway mural designed to welcome visitors into downtown. The organization of downtown business and property owners is seeking artists for proposals due February 12. The theme of the mural will be

Love Local Days from Feb 1-14 in downtown Aurora

Love is in the air! Visit downtown shops and restaurants from Feb. 1 to Feb. 14 and enjoy fun giveaways, raffle prizes, and local shopping at its best. Starting on Monday, February 1 until Sunday, February 14, shop downtown merchants

December specials kick off “Aurora Express” in downtown Aurora

This December, visit downtown Aurora for “Aurora Express,” a themed, festive holiday display featuring storefronts decorated with trains and other modes of transportation from yesteryear to today. Enjoy art by local artists in storefront windows and local photography on display

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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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