Things to do in June

Time to gear up for summer with laid-back adventures!

Enjoy live music, farmer’s markets, beer tasting, BBQ Fests, Father's Day Celebrations, and more. Remember to follow mask-wearing requirements at some private businesses. View updated COVID-19 community resources to assist you in planning your visit.


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

Stanley Farmers Market in Aurora Colorado

Farm & Flea
When: June 4
Where: Stanley Marketplace

Explore a produce-driven market every Friday through the end of August. Join Stanley weekly from 9 AM - 1 PM with 20+ vendors from around the area, alongside the 50+ Stanley tenants, fresh produce and libations, live entertainment, and more! So, pack up the kids, grab a friend or two and bring the whole family over to the Stanley Farm & Flea! Tickets not necessary.

Forging On – Theatre Event
When: June 4 – June 6
Where: The People's Building

Enjoy in-person (or virtual) theatre! Enjoy a fundraiser cabaret starring Colorado's most celebrated vocalists! Accompanied by Eric Weinstein, Anna High, and Randy Chalmers will perform songs that champion forging new paths, rising from the ashes, strengthening, and change. Help fuel the fire by joining us for this exceptional performance. Buy tickets now.

Colorado Welcomes Sign at Capital Six Brewing Company
When: June 7
Where: Capital Six Brewing Company

Sip on brews as you paint a custom Colorado-themed welcome sign, perfect as a gift or posted in front of your home. The class is $45 and includes all materials as well as step-by-step instructions. Capital Six Brewing & BBQ has a full-scale kitchen in addition to wine, beer, and cocktails.

A woman does yoga in Aurora Colorado

Outdoor Yoga with Puppies
When: June 6
Where: Stanley Marketplace

Puppies plus yoga? Count us in. Enjoy a one-hour Vinyasa (flow) yoga class by Vibe Wellness with puppies from Mile High Lab Mission, a local rescue organization. Attendees can get Vibe merch and Vitamin B shots. Register online.

Beer League Launch
When: June 9
Where: Cheluna Brewing Company

Join Cheluna inside Stanley Marketplace for their second-ever Beer League. Stop by their launch party on June 9 to meet new people, explore different craft beers, and get passionate about Aurora's small businesses. Sample beverages, determine their styles and earn points. Sign up online.

Wonderland: Alice's Rock & Roll Adventure
When: June 11 – June 27
Where: Aurora Fox Arts Center

Gear up for an in-person musical production! Lewis Carroll's classic tale gets a rockin' reboot in "Wonderland: Alice's Rock and Roll Adventure!" In this new musical by Rachel Rockwell and Michael Mahler, little Alice leaps through that legendary looking glass and embarks upon a journey to find herself! With more than a dozen performances, select your timeslot and buy tickets online.

Summer Midday Market
When: June 12
Where: Town Center at Aurora

With fresh selections for the whole family, there’s so much to love about Midday Market at Town Center At Aurora! This program unites the community, bringing shoppers together to support local businesses, food trucks, farmers, and artisans. At each market, shoppers and their families can stock up on produce and home goods, meet local market vendors, learn a new craft, make a new recipe, and much more! Enjoy live music and visit Lilly Pad Princess (From the movie Princess & The Frog).

A hand holds a Dry Dock beer in Aurora Colorado

Father's Day Comedy Night
When: June 19
Where: Dry Dock Brewing Company North Dock

Join Dry Dock Brewing Company for a Comedy Night celebrating Father's Day on June 19 at North Dock. There will be no shortage of dad jokes. Headliner, Allan Goodwin, has performed nationally on the comedy show LAUGHS on FOX. There will be other performers in the lineup, too! Book your table today to ensure you, and your dad get a spot.

America, Meat Dave Comedy & BBQ Tour
When: June 24
Where: The Hangar at Stanley Marketplace

Dave Williamson is hitting the road to perform Stand Up Comedy in BBQ restaurants across the country. The show will be a traditional stand-up show followed by an audience Q&A with Dave, Terry Walsh (Owner of Rolling Smoke), and special guest Adrian Miller aka The Soul Food Scholar. Grab tickets for this event before they sell out!

The Brew Hut's 26th Anniversary Party
When: June 26
Where: The Brew Hut inside Dry Dock South Dock

Celebrate 26 years of providing home brewers with the tools they need to succeed. Expect a mini "beer fest" vibe as Dry Dock play host to some of their brewery friends who were once homebrewers. Plan on joining us, Dry Dock Brewing Co, Bent Barley Brewing Co, Seedstock Brewery, Launch Pad Brewery, Lone Tree Brewing for a milestone celebration that will primarily occur outdoors. No admission pricing.


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

Farmers Market at Southlands in Aurora CO

Southlands Farmer's Market
When: June 5, 12, 19, 26
Where: Town Square at Southlands

Every Saturday from 8 AM to 1 PM, enjoy locally grown foods, including Colorado-famous produce, fresh dairy products, delicious baked goods, homemade salsas, honey, flowers, and more one-of-a-kind items. Stop by and support Aurora's local farmers.

Sunday Music Series at Stanley
When: June 6, 13, 20, 27
Where: West Patio at Stanley Marketplace

Explore no-cost, live music outdoors at Stanley Marketplace. For the entire month of June, music will be performed by all female-led bands. Bring your appetite to enjoy eats and beverages from inside Stanley Marketplace. The music starts at 1 PM and ends at 4 PM.

A little girl holds a cookie inside Stanley Marketplace

Find the Best Ice Cream

Who doesn't want a sweet treat!? Aurora is filled with more than a dozen ice cream locations that will leave everyone pleased. Try something classic like Sweet Cow Ice Cream inside Stanley Marketplace, or go for something creative like Snowl On Havana Street. Follow this blog to find ice cream. Not interested? No problem. Aurora has a long list of sweet treats; find the best locations here.