Things to do in September

Summer's finale doesn't mean the adventure ends! Embrace September with open arms and immerse yourself in a month-long array of our signature activities!

Welcome the sweater weather and crisp breeze as September unfolds, bringing with it a season of refreshing temperatures and fun festivities.


Remember to plan ahead and mark those calendars! Buy tickets, sign-up online, or research before attending these events and activities to begin the fall season!

Colfax Canvas Mural Fest
September 16
Fletcher Plaza, 9800 E. Colfax Ave, Aurora, CO 80010

Visit Aurora is proud to be a sponsor of the Colfax Canvas! Immerse yourself in a vibrant mural journey at the Arts and Culture District of Aurora (ACAD). Unearth 10 mesmerizing new murals, each a testament to Aurora's vivacious creativity. Step into a world of cultural richness where art mingles with flavors, melodies, and camaraderie. Join us in celebrating Aurora's limitless ingenuity, where every brushstroke tells a story. Your presence is the final stroke that completes this exceptional masterpiece!

Labor Day Weekend Drive-In Movie - Top Gun: Maverick at Sam’s No. 3
September 2
Sam’s No. 3 Aurora, 2580 S. Havana Street
September starts with a cinematic flair! Join On Havana Street for a Labor Day Weekend Drive-in Movie extravaganza. Relax, grab your popcorn, and buckle up for the screening of Top Gun: Maverick! An unforgettable way to kick off the month!

Pictures on the Plains
September 7, 14
Arapahoe County Fairgrounds, 25690 E. Quincy Ave. Aurora, CO 80016

Bundle up and visit the Arapahoe County Fairgrounds for an enchanting evening with loved ones at Pictures on the Plains! Grab your blankets and chairs and get ready to enjoy Back to the Future and Top Gun: Maverick under the starlit sky. Popcorn’s popping, excitement brewing—let the cozy movie night begin!

Stanley Summer Series
September 10
Stanley Marketplace, 2501 Dallas St, Aurora, CO 80010

Summer's finale is approaching, but the fun's not over yet! Don't miss the grand finale of the Stanley Summer Series at Stanley Marketplace. Discover local produce, artisanal treasures, and groove to the tunes of homegrown talent. Let's bid adieu to summer in style!

Film on the Field
When: September 30
Where: Stanley Marketplace, 2501 Dallas St, Aurora, CO 80010

Close out September in Style at Stanley Marketplace’s grand finale of Film on the Field, honoring Hispanic Heritage Month with the heartwarming Coco! Bring your picnic blankets and lawn chairs, and let’s make it a memorable movie night under the stars.

Southlands Wine Walk
September 14
Southlands, 6155 S. Main St, Aurora, CO 80016

Get ready to uncork and unwind at the Southlands Wine Walk this September! Enjoy multiple wine and beer-tasting stations from various vendors as you sip, savor, and stroll along Main Street. Clink a glass or two, or maybe a few!

S'mores on the Shore
September 15, 22, 29, & Oct. 6
Aurora Reservoir, 5800 S. Powhaton Rd, Aurora, CO 80016

Embrace the crisp charm of autumn nights at the Aurora Reservoir. Gather your pals and gather 'round the fire pit for a s’more’s soirée by the shore! Sink your toes into the sand, relish in chocolatey classics, and jam out to music on the beach to complete this unforgettable fall evening.

Agricultural Festival
When: September 16
Where: Plains Conservation Center, 21901 E. Hampden Ave, Aurora, CO 80013

Embrace a day of discovery at the Agriculture Festival! Uncover the roots of food, nature, and agriculture through wagon rides, interactive homestead tours, and a vibrant celebration of sustainable living. Join the City of Aurora and the Denver Botanic Gardens in exploring Colorado’s high plains and cultivating a future of mindful choices and healthy environments!

Aurora Mini-Con
September 23
Aurora Central Library, 14949 E. Alameda Ave, Aurora, CO 80012

Don your superhero capes at Aurora Mini-Con, brought to you by the Aurora Public Library! Immerse yourself in a world of comics, cosplay, gaming, and beyond. This free festival offers a chance to celebrate pop culture through comic-themed crafts, panels, exhibits, and even a cosplay contest and much more!

Denver Salsa Bachata Congress 2023
September 28 – October 2
Hyatt Regency Aurora-Denver Conference Center, 13200 E. 14th Place, Aurora, CO 80011

Get ready to move and groove at the Denver Salsa Bachata Congress, the ultimate dance event in Colorado! Embark on a dance journey through Bollywood, Samba, Salsa, Bachata, and more. Learn from global pros, immerse in workshops, live music, and electrifying performances. Don’t leave your dance shoes behind—secure your tickets for a weekend of music, dance, and fun!

Want more fall festivities in Aurora?

Whether you're seeking that pumpkin spice fix, some fall shopping, or in search of the best local spots to soak in the fall foliage, rest assured, we've got you covered throughout the entire season! Check out more of our Fall events by visiting the link!