Summer isn’t over yet! With inspiration from the Aurora Sentinel, check these must-dos off your list.
Celebrate the cultures that make Aurora one of the most diverse cities in the U.S. at the annual global fest on August 17. Learn more about this admission-free event.
Catch live performances, drag shows, and soak up the summer sun at the Aurora Reservoir during the annual Aurora Pride Fest happening on August 3. Read more about this event.
Bring the kids to explore an Alice in Wonderland themed-adventure inside Gaylord Rockies during Summerfest. Read more online.
View family-friendly movies at the Square throughout July and early August. These admission-free movies are located at Southlands Lifestyle Center.
With miles of open trials, choose to explore them on horseback. Check out this blog to discover the best horseback riding outfitters in Aurora.
Attend the annual Aurora Arts Festival during the weekend of July 20-21. This year’s theme, Arts on the Block will take place on the Fletcher Plaza. Read more online.
Arapahoe County FairExplore the Arapahoe County Fair from July 25-28. There will be craft beer competitions, rodeos, and a tractor pull. Read more online.
Enjoy unlimited burgers and vote for your favorite at the annual Denver Burger Battle happening on August 1. Grab your tickets before they sell out.
There are lots of ways to enjoy patio season in Aurora. Read more about our top 10 must-visits this summer.
Partake in craft beer sipping inside the WWII-era hangar at Wings Over the Rockies on August 10. Grab your tickets before they sell out.
Round out the summer with more than 100 artistic creations at the Stanley Arts Festival happening September 7-8. Read more about this admission-free event.
Enjoy something sweet on a sunny day. Bring the kids along to enjoy one of the dozens of locally owned ice cream shops in Aurora. Sweet Cow Ice Cream, Snowl, and Imagirifik are local favorites.
The Hangar at Stanley Marketplace is home to Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel traveling exhibit from now until mid-August. Learn more about what to expect.
This inclusive square-dancing event is open to everyone. Don’t miss your chance to get out on the dance floor. Read more online.
The city is alive with music this summer. Attend one of the many outdoor concerts on the beaches for Cherry Creek State Park or near Stanley Marketplace. Review all the listings in this blog.
With more than half a dozen courses to choose from, summer is the best time to play some of the city’s courses. Check out our top picks in this blog.
Discover why Colorado is the craft beer capital of America as you take a self-guided tour of Aurora’s local craft breweries and cider locations. See who’s on the list.
Experience nature without ever leaving city limits on the Aurora sections of the High Line Canal Trail. Discover trail segments online.
On Havana Street has the largest concentration of international eats in the city. From Ethiopian and Egyptian to Korean and Japanese, try a variety of dishes. Check out the Ethnic Eateries series to get started.
Summer brings out fresh and interesting flavors in craft beer. Try a fruity-IPA or opt for a shandy. Discover our list of craft breweries to get started.
Running now through late September, visitors can explore the sights and sounds of the city from previous generations. Read more online.
Take a break from beer and enjoy refreshing, award-winning cider inside Haykin Family Cider’s cozy taproom.
Attend a family-friendly major league soccer game just outside Aurora. The Colorado Rapids are playing a handful of home games throughout the summer. Check their schedule online.
View some of the 240+ city-owned public works of art located throughout the city. Many are located off lightrail stations for on-the-go viewing. Read more online.
Snack on tasty lobster, enjoy an open bar and live music inside The Hangar at Stanley Marketplace on August 16. Grab your tickets online.
With 300 days of annual sunshine, watch the sun dip behind the majestic Rocky Mountains from a variety of local parks in the city.
Attend free comedy shows at Stanley Marketplace on Wednesday’s throughout the summer. Just leave the kids at home. Read more online.