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First Fridays, Stolp Block Party on Aug 5

First Fridays returns with a block party and sidewalk sales on August 5 in downtown Aurora. Events are free. All ages are welcome. Stolp Block Party is located on Stolp Avenue between Downer Place and Galena Boulevard from 6 to

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Shop Local GUIDE

Shops in downtown Aurora are one-of-a-kind. Spend an afternoon visiting these locally-owned gems.  Visit Warehouse 55 at 55 S. Lake St. and experience what antique and vintage dreams are made of. With garage doors that open up to more than

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Dining

DINING GUIDE for Downtown Aurora

Eat Local Carry-out, dine in, and delivery options are abundant in downtown. Take a peek at our impressive dining directory HERE. Indoor dining is now fully open. Enjoy seasonal outdoor dining at several downtown locations, too! Check with dining establishments directly

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Gift Card GUIDE for downtown Aurora

Looking for the perfect gift? Buy a gift card from one of our many local businesses. Here’s a listing of several locations in downtown Aurora that offer gift cards that can be purchased online and delivered via email or you

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Shop Online GUIDE for downtown Aurora

Shop small and shop online. From gift boxes filled with chocolate and coffee, to bicycles picked up from your home and delivered back post-tune-up, here’s what some local businesses are doing to serve their customers. All Spoked Up Free curbside

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EAT

Outdoor Dining GUIDE

Soak in summer with outdoor dining at more than a dozen locations in downtown Aurora, IL. Enjoy patio dining and parklets throughout downtown Aurora. See our map below!

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Business

COVID-19 Resource GUIDE for Small Businesses

Here’s a list of links that could be helpful to small businesses as well as community members during the COVID-19 shutdown. Have additional helpful resources? Email them to us at info@auroradowntown.org. Stay well! Business Resources COVID-19 Financial Assistance The list

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Crowd-free activity GUIDE

Whether you are social distancing or enjoying some leisurely quiet time, you can find fun, crowd-free activities downtown Aurora. Take a self-guided architectural tour and find vibrant murals at every turn. Enjoy scavenger hunts and carry-out menus. Come visit! Art

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