Aurora Borealis Festival

A Celebration of Light

The Aurora Borealis Festival is a visual sensation of illumination and lighting effects from video mapping, aerial drone shows, light installations, and interactive engagement, unlike any other experience in Colorado.

The Aurora Borealis Festival: A Mesmerizing Celebration of Light and Art

Prepare to be dazzled as the Aurora Borealis Festival mesmerizes audiences with a colorful, dramatic, and interactive spectacle of light like no other. Drawing inspiration from the natural wonder of the Northern Lights, the event features an awe-inducing drone show and breathtaking illumination installations that will ignite the night sky, leaving everyone spellbound.

But it's not just about the visuals, it's about capturing the essence of Aurora's welcoming, uniting, eclectic, and creative culture. The festival brings an immersive and unforgettable experience, reflecting the city's vibrant spirit. From captivating light displays to interactive art installations, every corner is a testament to the creativity and diversity that defines Aurora.

Beyond being a feast for the senses, the Aurora Borealis Festival fosters collaboration and pride within the community. Civic and community leaders, municipal agencies, nonprofit organizations, and Aurora citizens come together to make this event a resounding success. It's a celebration of unity, showcasing the power of collective efforts coming to life in a radiant display of harmony.

An event of this magnitude draws visitors from far and wide, putting the city on the map as a must-visit destination. Not only does the festival offer an extraordinary entertainment experience, but it's a golden opportunity to strengthen the city's reputation as a hub for creativity and innovation. The festival shines a spotlight on Aurora's cultural richness and Visit Aurora's dedication to creating an unparalleled experience.

So, mark your calendars and get ready to witness the magic of the Aurora Borealis Festival. Prepare to be amazed as light and art converge to create a transcendent spectacle, as Aurora stands united in our pursuit of creativity, community, and collective pride. Join us as we paint the skies with luminescence and showcase the true essence of Aurora's spirit, a beacon of creativity, unity, and boundless imagination.

Interactive Illumination Installations

Fun Fact: Aurora is the name of the Roman "Goddess of the Dawn," personified by the celestial phenomenon “Aurora Borealis.” The Aurora Borealis Festival features lighting installations that utilize the latest trends in video mapping, LED, and computer-controlled animation that engages the audience creating lasting memories. Guests control the movement of light through their actions!

Drone Light Show

HireUAVPro, a local company and national leader in drone art has created the effect of the cascading and undulating visual experience of the Aurora Borealis. From that curtain of light, various images emerge that celebrate what is uniquely Aurora. Enjoy the spectacle with two presentations each night of the festival.

Gift Bazaar

Support Aurora’s local creatives, artisans, creator community, and small businesses by visiting the marketplace. With the Aurora Borealis Festival happing during the pre-holiday season, guests can find unique, handmade gifts, crafts, and arts!

Flavors of Aurora Food Court

With over 300 international eateries, Aurora is renowned for its variety and diversity of authentic foods from around the world. This culinary showcase provides the opportunity for guests to delight in the flavors from Aurora's restaurants, caterers, and food trucks.

Entertainment Stage

Don't miss an array of concerts, performances, and cultural experiences nightly on the entertainment stage.

Get ready. It's coming soon!

The inaugural Aurora Borealis Festival is set to begin November, 2024.

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