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 at several locations in downtown Aurora throughout the holidays.

Also, join us at this year’s Cocoa Non-Crawl. Buy your Cocoa Non-Crawl mug kit at Society 57, Aurora Regional Fire Museum, Wyckwood House, Tredwell Coffee, and The Cotton Seed Creative Exchange for $15.

December “Aurora Express” Specials


Altiro Latin Fusion, 1 S. Stolp Ave.

New Altiro Family To-Go packages available that serve families of 2 to 8. Available daily.

La Quinta de los Reyes, 36 E. New York St.

Mexican Hot punch only $5 (with Tequila $8). Any Fajita plate 20% off (must mention “Aurora Express Discount”) for the entire month of December.

Tredwell Coffee, 14 W. Downer Pl. Ste. 18

$1 off hot cocoa with Cocoa Non-Crawl card. Buy a Holiday Drink and get a pastry half off from Dec. 1 to Dec. 24.


Christian Science Reading Room, 34 W. Stolp Ave.

Sale on Bibles, children’s books, and posters throughout December.

Do or Dye Designs, 24 S. Stolp Ave.

Shop the salon for stocking stuffers including jewelry, hair clips, and must-have lashes.

Eyeland Optical, 26 E. Downer Pl.

December End of Year Sale includes half off Designer and Luxury Eyeglasses and Sunglasses. 

Happy Daze, 20 N. Broadway

15% off all glass

Oxie Affordable Optical, 131 W. Galena Blvd. (pictured)

$100.00 Gift Certificates for only $75. $25 off all Ray Ban Sunglasses. Until January 1. 

The Hope Chest, 36 N. Lincoln Ave.

All Christmas merchandise will be discounted starting Dec. 1.

The Cotton Seed Creative Exchange, 8 N. Broadway

Aurora Express merch: a paint-by-number kit with wine glass, train coasters, pillows, and more.


Balderas Beauty Salon, 25 N. Broadway

Stop in for a candy cane.

Gracie G. Photography, 80 S. River St. Ste. 104

Christmas Mini sessions only $265 for 10 beautifully edited images via a digital download link.

Latrice Murphy Design and Photography, 61 S. Broadway

Snap a photo of the store window and tag Latrice Murphy Design and Photography, or use the hashtag #LMDPAuroraExpress, to be entered into a mini session giveaway. Two 2021 mini sessions will be given away live on their Insta stories in December.

Pure Skin Solutions, 26 S. Stolp Ave.

Lunchtime glo peel for only $65.

Zen Loft Wellness Center, 6 W. Downer Pl.

Gift Certificates available.