First Fridays Come In!

First Fridays is a night of art, fun, music, dance, and community at local businesses and venues in downtown Aurora on the first Friday evening of the month. First Fridays in Downtown Aurora invites the community to enjoy art, music, food, theater, and more on the first Friday of the month.

First Fridays runs from February through December (NO July). First Friday venues have staggered times typically ranging from 5 p.m. to midnight.

There are no First Fridays in January or July.

First Fridays is FREE! (Theater performances not included.)

Are you an artist or business, find out more about First Fridays: First Fridays FAQ

2020 First Fridays dates:

Feb 7

Mar 6: Woman Up!

Apr 3: Virtual

May 1: Virtual

Jun 5: Pride: Virtual

NO JULY

Aug 7: See venue pages.

Sep 4: See venue pages.

Oct 2: See venue pages.

Nov 6: Day of the Dead (TBA)

Dec 4: TBA

UPDATE: Please note that due to current COVID-19 restrictions, we have been reimagining First Fridays. Visit Aurora Downtown on Facebook for the latest.

First Fridays maps are available at all venues. Free trolley rides from downtown parking areas run approximately every 15 minutes from 6 to 9 p.m.

Visit the HOME PAGE for more info on this month’s First Fridays events.

Looking for a map?

  • Visit any venue on First Fridays for a printed map of participating venues.
  • Visit Aurora Downtown on Facebook to see the event invite and any last minute updates.

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