Live performances, pop-up events, and family fun!
It might be a short month, but Aurora is in no shortage of fun things to do. Between special Valentine’s Day Weekend activities to celebrating national stout month at our craft breweries and even a flash mob, there is plenty to try in February.
Plan ahead. Buy tickets, sign-up online, or do a little research before attending these events and activities.
KID’S CRAFTS AT STANLEY
When: Tuesday, Feb. 12
Where: The Hangar at Stanley | get directions
The Crafty Chassis truck will be rolling into the Hangar at Stanley Marketplace with all the supplies to make the perfect Valentine’s Day card. Kids aged 4-12 are welcome to participate from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Review pricing here.
KUMAMON VISITS MISAKI AT STANLEY
When: Thursday, Feb. 14
Where: Misaki inside Stanley Marketplace | get directions
Perfect for kids, Kumamon is visiting Stanley Marketplace’s Misaki Sushi Resturant at 4:00 PM. Internationally recognized, Kumamon is one of Japan’s most loved characters and mascots. There will even be a dance session to learn the Kumamon dance! More details here.
VALENTINE’S DAY PAINT & SIP
When: Thursday, Feb. 14
Where: Dry Dock South Dock | get directions
Sign up for this love-themed paint & sip and receive a free pint of Dry Dock’s beer. Open to couples and singles, this event never disappoints. Learn more about tickets and pricing here.
VALENTINE’S DAY BEER PAIRING
When: Thursday, Feb. 17
Where: Peak to Peak Tap & Brew | get directions
Have a special dinner and beer pairing at Peak to Peak Tap & Brew. With three different courses, visitors will need to RSVP to this event. Learn more about the menu and purchase your tickets online here.
TWO22 BREW FOOTIE PJ PARTY
When: Friday, Feb. 22
Where: Two22 Brew | get directions
Join the celebration! Two22 Brew will be throwing a gathering in honor of their 5th anniversary. Opening at 2:00 PM, enjoy beer sampling, pizza, sweets, and prizes for the best PJs. Bonus, there’s even a 5K race happening at 5:30 PM. Learn more here.
PEOPLE’S BUILDING COMEDY SHOW
When: Wednesday, Feb. 20
Where: The People’s Building | get directions
Settle in for an evening of laughs at The People’s Building starting at 8:00 PM. With only a $5.00 cover, you can enjoy more than five different comedians guaranteed to make you laugh. Hosted by Katie Bowman, this is a must-see event. Learn more about the comedians here.
THE BEATLES TRIBUTE SHOW & CONCERTWhen: Sunday, Feb. 24
Where: Stanley Marketplace | get directions
Hear the music that defined a generation at Stanley Marketplace. Presented by Neighborhood Music, enjoy flash mobs and free concerts throughout the day. Learn more about scheduling here.
Take it easy. The following will be open throughout February, making it easy to plan your laid-back adventures in Aurora.
SEE A SHOW
Between the Vintage Theatre, Aurora Fox Arts Center and Aurora Symphony Orchestra there are events or shows happening nearly every day of the month. From cartoon music played by the orchestra at Stanley Marketplace to boundary-pushing cultural productions at the Aurora Fox, there’s a lot to choose. Check out the Aurora Cultural Art’s District Calendar to get started.
CELEBRATE STOUT MONTH
Common across Colorado, Stout Month is a celebration of the dark malted beer enjoyed by enthusiasts and adventurous casual drinkers alike. Stouts are rich in flavor and often infused with sweetness from dark chocolate and even coconut. Ready to try some of your own? Head over to any of the Aurora breweries to try a sampling. It’s likely many restaurants and local pubs will have stouts on tap. Many breweries are hosting special tappings, check our Facebook page for events. Or if beer isn't your thing, stop by the Infinite Monkey Theorem inside Stanley Marketplace for tasty wines on tap!
GO ON A FOOD TOUR
Spend a day eating your way through the city. From Korean BBQ and Taiyaki ice cream to Ethiopian eats and hole-in-the-wall taquerias, Aurora has more than 250 ethnic restaurants for you to discover. Check out our Ethnic Eateries blogs to get started and select your top picks. If you only have an afternoon, visit On Havana Street, Aurora’s international foodie destination.
ICE SKATING AT THE POND
Enjoy the last full month of outdoor ice skating at Southlands Lifestyle Center. The Pond is open throughout the month and offers rentals. Located in the central plaza, visit their website while planning your visit.