Things to do in February

Explore winter activities, including Denver Zoo free day, Valentine's Day events, and live music happening this month in Aurora, Colorado.


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

Amadeus by Peter Shaffer
WHERE: The People's Building
WHEN: February 2-18

If you are looking for something new to do on your next date night or want to take your family out for a fun evening, consider catching a play at one of the People's Building. Peter Shaffer’s Amadeus is a reimagining the lives of Antonio Salieri and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. The play, brought to life with the music of Mozart, is a tale of jealousy and betrayal... and perhaps even murder. Find tickets here.

First Friday Live Music
WHERE: FlyteCo Tower
WHEN: February 3

Live music is a great way to spend your Friday night. Whether you want to dance, sing along or enjoy the ambiance, FlyteCo tower is one best places to catch live music on Friday nights. Join Brian Herndon Connelly on first Fridays for live music in the upstairs 360 Bar. He has a deep breadth of covers and originals for your entertainment. Free for all.

10th Annual Dante's Wingferno!
WHERE: Dry Dock Brewing CO
WHEN: February 4

Dante's Wingferno is an elite wing-eating competition whose goal is to raise money for the Firefighters of Aurora Benevolent Fund. Competitors ask their family, friends, and community to support their sacrifice. The challenge is to raise funds on a per-wing basis and eat all the nine wings that make up the challenge on the day of the event. The top prize, which includes a catered big game party, goes to the competitor that raises the most money! Donations benefit Firefighters of Aurora Benevolent Fund Inc. Get Tickets Here.

Denver Zoo Free Day
WHERE: Denver Zoo
WHEN: February 5

Denver Zoo is offering seven Community Free Days throughout 2023 for anyone in the community. To provide the best experience for all guests, they offer a limited number of tickets for each Free Day, using an online lottery system. Anyone who wants to attend a Free Day must register online during the open lottery period for a chance to obtain up to five vouchers for its corresponding Free Day. Check out the lottery schedule here.

Paint Your Pet Date Night
WHERE: Dry Dock Brewing Co
WHEN: February 9

A one-of-a-kind Painting with a Twist Aurora event at Dry Dock South Dock! This is a great way to spend time with friends and family while creating something unique. All attendees must purchase tickets in advance as space is limited. Show your furry pals how much you love them by creating a masterpiece! Purchase tickets here.

Cockpit Demo Day
WHERE: Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum
WHEN: February 11

Get an up-close look inside select aircraft at the museum and learn all about the history of the aircraft, instruments, and controls! Featured aircraft in February: Cessna O-2A (Wheelchair accessible) -Murray Model T helicopter (Wheelchair accessible) - General Dynamics FB-111A - Convair F-102A - Bartoe Aeromarine Skyote.

Hearts of the Community Dance
WHERE: Town Center at Aurora
WHEN: February 14

2023 is a year of community partnerships and supporting everyone within that community. This year, Valentine's Day will showcase the inaugural "Hearts of the Community" dance. Individuals 14+ with developmental disorders are encouraged to register for this first-of-its-kind event for the Town Center.


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

Celebrate Valentine’s Day

Schedule a couple’s massage at Relache Spa & Salon at Gaylord Rockies or Hand & Stone Massage. Do a little chocolate tasting and wine pairing at the Wine Experience Café and World Cellar, or pick up a last-minute gift at Southlands. Spend the morning at Denver Biscuit Company inside Stanley Marketplace to get fueled up for the rest of the day.

Sip on Boba Tea

Try something new in Aurora! As Colorado’s third-largest city, you can try dozens of boba tea shops. The best news? Each shop has something a little different to enjoy. At Snowl, sip on tea alongside your Taiyaki ice cream. At Happy Tea, order a drink adorned with fresh fruit.

Hit the Slopes at Winter Park

Need a boost this winter? Try skiing or snowboarding! If you’ve been a winter hater, skiing or snowboarding might convert you into a winter lover. Because powder days, bluebird days, and all days with snow mean, it’s the best time of the year! Get your lift ticket here.

For more events in Aurora, Co, visit our events page!