Stay well. Ways to support small businesses in downtown Aurora during coronavirus (COVID-19).

As our community rallies together to stay well, here are some ways to support our incredible business community in downtown Aurora and keep our local economy healthy.

Bike Tune Up – All Spoked Up

Bring your bike in to All Spoked Up at 14 W. Downer Pl. They have quick turn around times even when busy and can schedule a spot ahead of time to minimize your time without a bike.  Call them to schedule an appointment (630) 801-9005.

*UPDATE: All Spoked Up will pick up and deliver your bike. Call them to schedule an appointment.

Theatre Tickets – Paramount Theatre

Buy your season tickets now to see Rock of Ages, Cinderella, Groundhog Day, and Ragtime. Buy two shows, get two shows free HERE.

Sign up for Summer Camp – SciTech Hands On Museum

Downtown museums are currently closed as a precautionary measure. Visit their Facebook pages and websites for re-opening details. In the meantime, peruse their summer offerings as it’s the perfect time to sign up for camps like “Chef” and “Race Car Engineering,” and get the kids excited about summer fun. Camp listings HERE.

Eat Local

Eating is essential. Carry-out and delivery options are available. Take a peek at our impressive dining directory HERE.

Tip the same amount you would if you dined in. Stock up on gift certificates/gift cards for a rainy day or to give friends/family/teachers year-round.

Drink Local

Add a six-pack of beer or a bottle of wine to your carry-out or delivery order from local restaurants.

Buy Plants – Branch Gardens

Plants help clean the air. That’s a good thing! Go stock up on your greenery while you are hunkering down. Pop into Branch Gardens, 77 S. Lake St., and grab some plants for home and office. The garden shop reopens on May 1.

Shop Spring

Vintage markets. Home decor shops. Cute boutiques. Now is the time to spruce up the house or wardrobe for spring. Shop online or via Facebook or Instagram: Cotton Seed Creative Exchange*, Offbeat Thrift, The Hope Chest, Warehouse 55, Wyckwood House*, and Victoria’s Vintage Flair.

Ask if the store offers local delivery or curbside pick-up.

*These stores sell soap and cleaning products.

You can also buy a gift cards for later use or to give as a gift to someone who might be affected financially during this time.

Coffee To Go

Endiro Coffee: Order pick-up. Call (331) 256-6683.

Tredwell Coffee: Open everyday for curbside pickup from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Buy a Gift Card HERE.

Society 57: Buy a Gift Card or book an event HERE.

Buy gift cards and share with friends and co-workers.

Virtual First Fridays

Join us for Virtual First Fridays on May 1. We’ll bring live art, music, and more to you as you stay at home.

Stay Well

Whatever you are doing to stay well, your support of small businesses in downtown Aurora is appreciated. As news is changing daily, please check Facebook pages and websites for up-to-date hours and news for businesses.

Thanks for making the downtown community amazing. Stay well!