Aurora Events

Southlands Town Hall Grand Opening!

September 24, 2020

A reimagined Southlands is revealed with the grand opening of The Peak at Southlands this weekend! A laser light show on Friday night kicks off the celebration, and various events are planned all weekend long, including a sidewalk chalk art festival, sidewalk sales, tulip bulb plantings, and free fitness class demonstrations!

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Movies, Markets and Bonsai Exhibit!

September 17, 2020

The ancient Japanese horticultural art of bonsai is featured at a couple of events this weekend at the Denver Botanic Gardens. Enjoy a performance of bonsai artists creating their designs in a socially-distanced outdoor amphitheater or take your time and browse the exhibits at the Annual Bonsai Exhibition—either online at the Rocky Mountain Bonsai Society …

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Flock to the Zoo, This Weekend!

September 10, 2020

A very special event and benefit for one of Denver’s most cherished institutions, the Flock Party at Denver Zoo is a magical adult evening of experiencing the wonder of the zoo while also supporting a great cause. Get festive and mingle in a safe, socially-distanced way, with tasty bites and imaginative cocktails—all in the midst …

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Weekend Labor Day Festivities!

September 3, 2020

Just in time for Labor Day and cooler fall temperatures comes a special drive-in movie series: Film on the Rocks—at Red Rocks Amphitheatre! Not only do you get a beautiful backdrop for the drive-in screening, but many of the films are rare gems not widely circulating on the drive-in circuit. Included in the price of …

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Summertime Fun This Weekend!

August 27, 2020

The Aurora History Museum has reopened and there’s no excuse to miss out on the wealth of local treasures inside—all for FREE! In addition to the super-cool trolley on display, there’s a timely special exhibit about the Women’s Suffrage Movement, celebrating women in Colorado! Plus, you’ll find lots of outdoor things to do in and around Aurora this …

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Celebrate National Aviation Day!

August 20, 2020

It will be an exciting weekend for all things aerial at Denver’s very own Air & Space Museum—Wings Over the Rockies! To celebrate Orville Wright’s birthday, enjoy discounted entry tickets and exciting contests with cool prizes. Make and fly your own paper airplane! Take a photo of yourself in front of your favorite airplane and …

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Red Rocks Symphony Concert!

August 13, 2020

The Colorado Symphony will be performing acoustic encore shows at Red Rocks Amphitheatre this weekend! The combination of hearing an intimate performance with 20 virtuosos at the world’s best-known natural amphitheater is an experience you won’t want to miss. Make this a summer to remember for a good reason!

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Cockpit Demos and 16th Street Fair!

August 6, 2020

Two popular August events are back—with appropriate social distancing, of course! The Battle of the Burger gives YOU the chance to taste the best burgers in Denver and vote on your favorite. Meanwhile, the popular 16th Street Fair is a chance for artists to take over the 16th Street Mall and fill it with their …

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Denver Days Reimagined This Weekend!

July 30, 2020

The city-wide block party that has become the highlight of summer in Denver is re-imagined for this most unusual summer. Eight years ago, Denver Days was introduced to the Mile High City during the first week of August as a way for neighborhoods to celebrate and a chance for neighbors to get to know each …

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Back to School Tips from Teachers!

July 28, 2020

Children around the world stopped attending school this spring, to shield them and their contacts from the Covid-19 virus. And while we don’t fully understand the susceptibility of children to catch and spread the virus, there are lots of opinions circulating about the wisdom of kids returning to in-class learning. But most experts agree that …

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