Special Events Come In!

Aurora Downtown hosts an array of amazing events throughout the year. We promote local businesses, artists, and artisans with events like First Fridays. We also host the incredibly popular Food Truck Festival during May’s First Fridays as well as a free, summer concert series at Millennium Plaza. Phenomenal events including top music acts can be found a step away at RiverEdge Park, and Broadway-quality performances are on stage at the Paramount Theatre. Outdoor events such as Alley Art Festival and Aurora Farmers Market are all well worth a visit.

Due to COVID-19, please check ahead to see if the events below are still happening. Visit Aurora Downtown on Facebook for the latest happenings, or email us to confirm.

Aurora Downtown hosts the following events:

First Fridays
First Friday of the month from April to December (no July). Due to Covid-19, First Fridays is starting in April.

Food Truck Festival
TBA due to Covid-19

Alley Art Festival
Last Saturday in August from noon to 5 p.m.

Downtown Taste
TBA due to Covid-19.

Aurora Museums After Dark
TBA from 5 to 8 p.m.

Wednesdays at the Plaza
July and August concerts from 6 to 8 p.m.

Egg Hunt on the Island
Scavenger hunt throughout downtown leading up to Easter.

Trick-or-Treat in Downtown
Saturday before Halloween from noon to 3 p.m.

Sugar Skull City

Cocoa Crawl
TBA due to Covid-19. First Fridays in December from 6 to 9 p.m.

City of Aurora hosts the following events:

Veterans Day Parade

Memorial Day Parade

4th of July parade

Aurora Farmers Market

Winter Lights

Paramount Theatre hosts the following events:

Blues on the Fox

RiverEdge Park

Paramount Theater

Local organizations host the following events:

Aurora Film Society

Fiestas Patrias

Puerto Rican Heritage Festival

Cock-A-Doodle Brew Fest

Aurora Pride Parade

City of Lights Ukulele Festival

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