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Chin up, buttercup. Visit downtown Aurora.

Have fun, support local businesses, and help flatten the curve! Here are ten things to do in downtown Aurora that will cheer you right up. 1. Stop by Sugar Skull City Sugar Skull City is happening from October 15 to

First Fridays lineup for Oct. 2 includes Roots Aurora

First Fridays will be complete with art, music, and culture as Roots Aurora joins the October 2 lineup. Look for in person (with masks), virtual, and crowd-free event options. ART: Sergio Furniture, 36 W. Downer Pl., will present Catrinas of

“Aurora” mural will be welcome sign to downtown

Aurora will soon have a new, welcoming mural along West Galena Boulevard. Local artist and muralist Josh Schultz was given the green light by both Aurora’s City Council and Aurora Downtown’s board of directors to begin work on a mural

Call for Art: Sugar Skull City

Aurora Downtown will be turning downtown into Sugar Skull City from October 15 to November 15 to coincide with Day of the Dead events during First Fridays on November 6.  Sugar Skull City will appeal to all ages and afford

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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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