Things to do in February

Welcome February with open arms as it unfolds a vibrant calendar of exciting activities and so much more all month long!

Dive into the festivities, embrace the winter chill, honor Black History Month, and craft plans for the perfect Valentine’s Day celebration. Here’s to even more memorable moments in February!


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

Space Explorers: The Infinite
When: February 3 - May 5
Where: Stanley Marketplace | Directions

Embark on a cosmic journey like never before! Dive into the awe-inspiring universe with Space Explorers: The Infinite, a groundbreaking immersive experience presented by Infinity Experiences, Felix & Paul Studios, and PHI Studio in collaboration with the Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA). Amplify your senses and explore the galaxy inspired by NASA missions. This spatial odyssey promises to captivate, educate, and transport you to the cosmos. Channel your inner astronaut and get ready for an otherworldly adventure right here in Aurora!

When: February 3 - 25
Where: The Aurora Fox | Directions

Enjoy an evening of laughter with a showing of ‘ART,’ one of the most successful comedies and the winner of the Tony Award (Best Play), Olivier Award (Best New Comedy), and NY Drama Critics Award (Best Play). Brace yourself for fits of laughter as you immerse in the hilarious tale of wits and humor as three friends navigate their journey after stumbling upon a priceless painting.

Lunar New Year On Havana Street
When: February 4
Where: Stampede | Directions

Embark on a vibrant journey as On Havana Street hosts its first-ever Lunar New Year celebration to embrace the arrival of the Year of the Dragon! Experience the mesmerizing allure of traditional lion dancers, martial arts demonstrations, engaging crafts, music, and a diverse array of local vendors representing cultures from around the world. Honor the rich traditions of Asian culture while creating unforgettable moments with friends and family.

Lunar New Year Festival
When: February 9
Where: Town Center at Aurora | Directions

Ignite the festive spirit as we usher in the Year of the Dragon at the Town Center at Aurora! This event marks Colorado’s first state-recognized Lunar New Year holiday. Experience an unforgettable celebration filled with traditional lion and dragon dances by the Guiding Mountain Dragon & Lion Dance Association, delectable Asian cuisine by Krazy Dumplings and Over Rice Thai, and other cultural crafts. Mark your calendar for this lively event, and get ready to welcome the New Lunar Year in style!

Black Figures Who Shaped Aurora
When: February 10
Where: Aurora History Museum | Directions

Celebrate Black History Month in Aurora! As one of the most diverse cities in the U.S., February is a time to acknowledge and express gratitude to the influential black figures who have significantly shaped our vibrant history. Join the Aurora History Museum in honoring the extraordinary lives of our city's prominent African American citizens who have left an indelible mark. Immerse yourself in our community's history, and don't forget to support local black businesses in Aurora – discover more on our blog!

How Nature Can Change Your Life in a Year with Nelson Holland
When: February 25
Where: Aurora History Museum | Directions

Embark on an inspiring expedition with Nelson Holland, widely known as @FatBlackAndGettinIt, as he ventures into the picturesque mountains and expansive outdoors, dedicated to fostering a more inclusive and accessible outdoor culture in Colorado. Join him in breaking down barriers for hiking newcomers, outdoor novices, and individuals aspiring to embrace a more active lifestyle, all against the breathtaking backdrop of majestic mountain vistas.

Galentine's Day Bestie Bash: Sip, Shop, Create
When: February 13
Where: Town Center at Aurora | Directions

Celebrate Galentine's Day with your best gal pals at the Town Center at Aurora! Enjoy sipping while crafting with the Bestie Bead Class. We love our besties, and what better way to indulge in Galentine's Day festivities than showing your appreciation by indulging your creative side to make the perfect gift? Make personalized jewelry with your girls while sipping on refreshing mocktails and jamming to live music!

Things to Do All Month

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

Celebrate Black History Month

February is Black History Month! Celebrate the incredible contributions of the black community in Aurora by checking out local Black-owned businesses!


The Pond at Southlands Shopping Center is still open through February 25! Visitors can rent skates on-site and enjoy the ice underneath the twinkling lights. There is a small admission fee, so remember to purchase tickets in advance.

Enjoy a Winter Hike

Enjoy a winter hike on Aurora's popular trails or enjoy a cup of coffee on one of the benches along the path. If you have a mountain bike, it would also be a perfect place for a winter bike ride. After fresh snow, consider packing your snowshoes for a hiking adventure. If you’re craving more exploration, dive into our blog for more trails that are perfect for a refreshing hike.