Things To Do in April

Spring has sprung! Enjoy these events.

After the cold and gloomy winter, cozy spring sunshine comes to make your soul smile! Get out and enjoy these events in Aurora, Co!


Plan ahead. Buy tickets, sign-up online, or do a little research before attending these events and activities.

KidX Club® Story Time With Aurora Public Library
Where: Town Center at Aurora
When: April 1

Town Center at Aurora has teamed up with the Aurora Public Library to bring storytime and fun to Aurora's kids on a monthly basis! Every first Friday of the month from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m., join us for Story Time and snacks in the JCPenney play area on the lower floor! Get your tickets here.

Colorado Rapids vs. Real Salt Lake
Where: Dicks Sporting Goods Park
When: April 2

In a thrilling clash, the Colorado Rapids take on Real Salt Lake. There is nothing better than being at a live sporting event. Whether it’s hot or cold or rainy or snowy, there’s something about the thrill of competition. The electricity in the air is something that you cannot replicate outside of that setting. Get your tickets here.

Rolling Smoke BBQ 5th Anniversary
Where: The Hangar at Stanley
When: April 2

Did someone say BBQ? This April's event at the Stanley Marketplace is one you won't want to miss! This will be the ideal family night, with live music and delicious cuisine. Rolling Smoke BBQ is known for its authentic down-home BBQ and home cooking in the Southern tradition.

Earthmade at Stanley
Where: Stanley Marketplace
When: April 15

The first Earthmade at Stanley, a one-of-a-kind Earth Day-inspired pop-up within Stanley Marketplace's Hangar building. Over 60 local merchants, eco-friendly small enterprises, and groups that promote sustainability and conservation will be on hand. Live music, adult beverages, and unique entertainment lined up throughout the weekend such as the VIP night plant swap after party!

The Denver Pancakes & Booze Art Show
Where: The Hangar at Stanley
When: April 22

Come experience one of the most significant pop-up art movements in North America in the last decade. Over the past ten years, they have been providing FREE PANCAKES and introducing you to some of the country's most promising new musicians. Over 100+ local artists will be showing over 750 works of art, FREE all-you-can-eat pancakes, live audio performances from local DJs and music producers, and live body painting & art!

Disney's Freaky Friday the Musical
Where: Aurora Fox
When: April 29

Visit the Aurora Fox Arts theatre and experience a play where an overworked mother and her teenage daughter magically swap bodies, they have just one day to put things right again before mom’s big wedding. Disney’s Freaky Friday is a delightful, little musical adventure for anyone with a perfectly imperfect family.


The following will be open throughout April, making it easy to plan your laid-back adventures in Aurora.

The Easter Bunny Is Back

Make plans and head to Southlands to get your free photo with the Easter Bunny! Review the available slots and sign up here!

Play a Round of Golf

With more than 300 days of sunshine annually, Aurora is a golfer's paradise. While most courses are playable year-round, April brings the warmer temperatures that make golfing outdoors more enjoyable. Discover Aurora's courses and choose your adventure. Here's a full description of the courses to try in the city.

Spring Bash + Splash: Weekend 1

Craft vendors will be on hand, as well as free music by Turkeyfoot and The Drunken Hearts. Purchase a ticket to sample unlimited beers from more than 30 Colorado craft brewers. Plus, come see the first-ever Bucket Banked Slalom event on Sunday!

Fly A Kite

Fly a kite at Cherry Creek State Park! What better way to spend a weekend than working together to create and fly a kite? You can watch your child's imagination go wild as they design and construct their kite, and you can relive your childhood glory days by dashing across a field while your masterpiece flies through the air.

Go for a hike

Hiking is a popular activity in Colorado, and with all of those beautiful mountains, it's easy to see why. Aurora is a great place to go for a fast trek and enjoy the beautiful weather spring has to offer. Check out a list of all the parks in Aurora here.