What to do in Aurora this Labor Day Weekend

It’s our ceremonial goodbye to summer, here are a few ways to spend your three day weekend in a Colorado fashion.

Start your weekend early with live music

at the Lake House at Cherry Creek State Park
When: Thursday, August 31
Where: The Lake House at Cherry Creek State Park at 4800 S Dayton St. Greenwood Village, Colorado 80111

Get the weekend rolling with Masontown’s live performance at the Lake House at Cherry Creek State Park. Their acoustic vibe combined with the sweet sounds of Colorado bluegrass and a touch of jazz make them an easy-listening group perfect for after work relaxation.

Grab a bite to eat

at the Food Truck Rodeo
When: Friday, September 1
Where: Aurora Municipal Center Great Lawn at 15151 E Alameda Pkwy. Aurora, CO 80012

Nothing like kicking off the weekend with an exciting lunch! From 11 am to 2 pm, a variety of trucks will be serving their best on the Great Lawn. From sandwiches to mac & cheese, you’ll find something unexpected.

Sign up

for the Rocky Mountain Brews Run
When: Saturday, September 2
Where: Cheluna Brewing Company inside the Stanley Marketplace at 2501 Dallas St. Suite 148, Aurora, CO 80010

Break out your running shoes, you’re going to want to sign up for this brew race! After racing this flat course with views of the snowcapped Rocky Mountains, enjoy a Cheluna brew on the house. Feeling even more competitive? Gear up for their “Beer Olympics” games after the race.

Stock up

on local goods at the Southlands Farmer’s Market
When: Saturday, September 2
Where: Town Square at Southlands at 6155 S. Main Street Aurora, CO 80016

What’s a farmer’s market without fresh veggies and homemade jam? You won’t be disappointed with Southland’s more than 40 vendors specializing in local produce, unique bites, freshly baked bread and handcrafted home goods.

Attend a live performance

at the Wings Over The Rockies Air & Space Museum
When: Sunday, September 3
Where: 7711 E. Academy Blvd. Denver, Colorado, 80230

The groundbreaking inventions and creations of DaVinci and Michelangelo are being brought to life in a multi-media performance hosted by the Wings Over The Rockies Air & Space Museum. The “DaVinci & Michelangelo: The Titans Experience” performance draws parallels to many things we use in our everyday lives.

Take on

the Colorado State Fair
When: Friday, August 25 – Monday, September 4
Where: Colorado State Fairgrounds

Summer wouldn’t be completed without a trip to the state fair! Between live performances, pig races and the ranch rodeo, you’ll definitely get the full fair experience. We didn’t even mention the food!

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