Things to do in June

Get ready for the ultimate summer bash in Aurora! The temperatures are rising, and the fun is just getting started!

Aurora is the perfect spot to kick off the summer season, from waterparks to picnics, farmers markets, fairs, and more.


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

Southlands Wine Walk
When: June 13
Where: Southlands | Directions

Calling all wine lovers! Southland’s Wine Walk is back with many local and distant vendors to sample, sip, and savor! Stroll along Main Street and Town Square for a fun and laid-back afternoon with your friends, and enjoy live music while sipping a glass or a few! Prepare for the best of wine o’clock, and, as they say, uncork and unwind this summer!

Sounds of Southlands
When: June 1 - 29
Where: Southlands | Directions

Southlands is back with Sounds of Southlands. Occurring every Thursday of the month, Sounds of Southlands is a fun event where you can sit back and enjoy local talent while enjoying the summer breeze. Bring your lawn chairs, grab some Fro Yo from Tutti Frutti, and enjoy the jams on Town Square.

Park Lights and Movie Nights 
When: May 28  - June 13 
Where: Parks Locations Vary

If you love spending time at your local parks, you’ll want to check out Park Lights and Movie Nights! This free and family-friendly summer series is the perfect event to spend quality time with your loved ones under the stars while watching your favorite movies from Barbie, Puss in Boots: The Last Wish, Finding Dory, and more!

Legendary Ladies of Colorado
When: June 22
Where: Aurora History Museum | Directions

Brush up on your Western history with the Legendary Ladies of Colorado! Explore the history and incredible stories of Maude Nelson, an inductee into the Women’s Baseball Hall of Fame; Juana Navarro Alsbury, a survivor of the Battle of the Alamo; Jessie Benton Fremont, adventurer, author, and wife of John C. Fremont, and Josie Bassett, moonshiner, rustler, and homesteader.

Havana Street Global Night Market 
When: June 29
Where: Leezakaya | Directions

Prepare to savor spring and summer flavors as a beloved market returns! Make your way to Aurora’s premier street to celebrate the city’s diverse culinary scene! Indulge in a culinary adventure along Aurora’s best foodie block, sampling the best global cuisine from local vendors at Havana’s Global Night Market. Explore various handcrafted artisanal goods and more, adding a touch of flair to your summer nights.

Havana Street Pride Festival 
When: June 2
Where: Stampede | Directions

MissFitts Entertainment and Bonfire Event Co. proudly present the inaugural Havana Street Pride Festival! Dive into Aurora's vibrant celebration of love, unity, and acceptance. During the day, experience an exciting, family-friendly market featuring delicious local food trucks, dynamic performances, and a marketplace with LGBTQ+ vendors. As the sun sets, the festivities continue with an electrifying 21+ evening bash at the Stampede. Get ready for a lineup that promises to dazzle with burlesque artists, roller skaters, drag performances, and more!

Shamrock Foodservice Warehouse Grand Opening 
When: June 14
Where: Shamrock | Directions 

A new addition has just landed in Aurora! Step into culinary bliss with the Grand Opening of Shamrock Foodservice Warehouse Aurora! Explore this top-notch grocery catering to the needs of restaurateurs, event planners, food truck fans, and more! Whether you need to stock up and buy in bulk or are looking to level up your skills around the kitchen, the Shamrock Foodservice Warehouse is home to all the supplies you need to perfect the perfect dish or party. Celebrate with the Aurora Community by extending a warm welcome to Shamrock and joining in the festivities with live chef demos, exclusive giveaways, savings, delicious food trucks, and an honorary ribbon cutting! You don't want to miss out!

Pictures on the Plains
When: June 22, 29
Where: Arapahoe County Fairgrounds | Directions

Spend the evening under the stars while watching your favorite movies at Pictures on the Plains. This is the perfect outing for the family. Not only are there fan-favorite showings of the Secret Life of Pets and Moana, but you can enjoy pre-movie activities like outdoor games and food trucks before grabbing the popcorn. Don’t forget to bring that picnic blanket and extra lawn chairs!

Exchange Intercontinental 
When: June 27
Where: Aurora Municipal Center | Directions

Embark on a global journey without leaving Aurora with Aurora Sister Cities! At the Spring Intercontinental, immerse yourself in various cultures through international cuisine, captivating performances, inspiring art, and meaningful community connections. This event celebrates the vibrancy of our diverse community, offering an exciting opportunity to explore the world without leaving your backyard.

The Lighting Thief: Percy Jackson Musical
When: June 1 - 23
Where: The Aurora Fox Arts Center | Directions

Go on a mythical adventure as Percy Jackson navigates triumphs and tribulations in his quest to find Zeus’ stolen lightning bolt and bring peace to Mount Olympus. The Lightning Thief Musical promises a fun outing exploring the Greek mythological hit based on Rick Riordan’s best-selling fantasy novel! What’s better than fantasy Greek gods, half-blood sidekicks, and a riveting quest?

Things to Do All Month

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

Rebel Marketplace 
When: June 1 - June 29
Where: Del Mar Park | Directions

The beginning of Rebel Marketplace’s 5th season begins June 1! Shop from amazing local vendors, including fresh produce, handmade goods, art, and other unique finds! The market occurs every Saturday until August 31! 

Southlands Farmer's Market
When: June 13 - 27
Where: Southlands | Directions

Embrace the summer season with a trip to Southland’s Annual Farmer’s Market. Shop local with fresh produce, handmade artisan goods, and more!

Wright's Carnival 
When: June 21 - July 7 
Where: Town Center at Aurora | Directions

It’s time for the ultimate seasonal fun: carnivals and fairs! Head to the Town Center at Aurora for an unforgettable experience at Wright's Carnival. Indulge in classic treats like cotton candy and corn dogs, and enjoy thrilling rides and exciting carnival games for a fantastic evening of family fun.