Things to do in March

As spring beings to blossom, explore local things to do!

From St. Patrick's Day Celebrations to painting and National Noodle Month – here's what's happening this month. Remember to follow mask-wearing and social distancing guidelines enforced by the Colorado State and provided by the CDC. 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.

A young man gets ready to paint

Painting a Colorado Landscape
When: March 2
Where: Painting with a Twist, Aurora

Are you looking for a way to get in touch with your creative side? Painting With a Twist Aurora is offering paint and sip classes all month long. Choose from Colorado Classics, something for the family, or a girl's night out. With more than 30 different creations to choose from, you'll find something you love during March! Book online & find more info.

Cockpit Day
When: March 13
Where: Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum

Now's your chance to get in the pilot's seat! From 10 AM to 2 PM, Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum hosts a Cockpit Demo Day on their vintage and retired aircraft. Get a close-up look at the instruments and the controls of more than five different planes, including the LTV A-7, Cessna 0-2, and more! Book tickets online.

St. Patrick's Day Party
When: March 13
Where: Dry Dock South Dock

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day in style with Dry Dock Brewing Company! From 12:00 PM – 4 PM, visitors can sip on Irish Red-Style and Pot of Gold Pilsners as they enjoy festive celebrations. Expect Irish Dancers, live music, and Irish eats from Wood Paddle Pizza Tavern. Read more about this socially distanced outdoor event.

St. Patrick's Day Dance Performance
Where: Stanley Marketplace
When: March 13 & March 17

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with the Wick School of Irish Dance at Stanley Marketplace. Watch trained Irish Dancers jig across the stage during two outdoor performances. These are free to attend!

Live Music On The West Patio With Swiss & Yilli
Where: Stanley Marketplace
When: March 14

Enjoy free, outdoor music at Stanley Marketplace. SWISS & YILLI is a musical duo from the gritty streets of sunny Nolorado. They combine funky fresh grooves with lush harmonies, great hair with stylish hats, and a vast diversity of songs to keep you captivated!

Colorado & Drive-In Theatres
When: March 17
Where: Aurora History Museum (online event)

Aurora was home to Colorado's first drive-in theater, and dozens more soon followed. Some were gone within months. Some are still alive today. Join Michael Kilgore, author of "Drive-Ins of Colorado," as he describes the people, the stories, and the giant screens that entertained millions of movie-goers. This free event is hosted by the Aurora History Museum and is free to attend. Register now!

Community Blood Drive
When: March 18
Where: Southlands

Transform a life and your own by taking an hour out of your day to donate at this upcoming blood drive at Aurora Family YMCA. Hosted by Southlands, health and safety guidelines will be met during the process. Make an appointment online before attending.

A colorful plate of pasta from Bettola Bistro in Aurora Colorado


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

If you're looking for an excuse to eat pasta, celebrate National Noodle Month in Aurora! Throughout the month of March, diners can explore one (or many!) of the city's international eateries to find the best noodle dish. Here’s our blog of the best! Go the Italian route with a bowl of handcrafted pasta from Bettola Bistro or slurp up a noodle dish from Katsu Ramen or any of Aurora's top ramen spots. Diners can also find noodle dishes from Vietnam, Japan, Burma, China, The Philippines, India, and so many more without ever leaving city limits.