Things to do in March

As spring approaches, feel the warmth of March and dive into local festivities!

Celebrate Women’s History Month, Easter, and embrace the luck of St. Patrick’s Day, and discover the exciting events unfolding in Aurora!


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

Women in Libraries
When: March 2
Where: Aurora History Museum | Directions

Commemorate Women’s History Month with an enriching event hosted by the Aurora History Museum: "Libraries and Women’s Work." Delve into an interactive discussion spotlighting the pivotal role women have played within libraries from the 1920s to the present day. Explore the fascinating origins of public libraries, including the remarkable journey of the Aurora Public Libraries, which emerged from the efforts of a women’s club. Discover the many contributions of librarians and uncover the stories of remarkable women who have left indelible marks on the history of libraries.

Sage Blessing and Stories with Doug Good Feather
When: March 30
Where: Aurora History Museum | Directions

Embark on a profound journey with a unique experience featuring a sage blessing and captivating traditional stories shared by Doug Good Feather. As a member of the Standing Rock Lakota Nation and descendant of Grandpa Chief Sitting Bull, Doug shares not only traditional tales but also showcases indigenous artifacts, offering a glimpse into the heritage of his people. Moreover, gain a deeper understanding of his impactful endeavors at the nonprofit organization Spirit Horse Nation and Lakota Way Healing Center, where his dedication to indigenous culture and community shines brightly.

Urban Cowgirl Grand Opening
When: March 2
Where: Stanley Marketplace | Directions

Step into the vibrant world of Urban Cowgirl, the latest gem gracing the Stanley Marketplace, as we celebrate its grand opening in style! This women-owned boutique blends modern flair with rustic charm and Western roots, ensuring a shopping experience like no other. While you shop, immerse yourself in a day filled with festivities. Enjoy Boots & Bourbon, where complimentary drinks and bespoke bourbon cocktails await, perfectly complementing your shopping excursion. As you explore, groove to Colorado’s own country artist, Ryan Hutchens. For a truly memorable experience, unleash your creativity and fashion by crafting a custom hat. Add this to your calendar for a fun day of shopping, sipping, and singing.

Living Gallery Photography Show
When: March 30
Where: Stanley Marketplace | Directions

For those with an extra passion for fashion, check out the Living Gallery Photography Show, an exquisite collaboration between acclaimed photographer Tony Gallagher and fashion designer Skye Barker Maa of Factory Fashion! This event promises a unique fusion of haute couture, runway splendor, and an unexpected twist. Witness the transformation of fashion editorial photographs into living, breathing works of art as models grace the gallery space in the garments shown on the runway. Continue the celebration by commemorating the retail launch of Factory Fashion, Skye|AIRE, and Peach & Penny!

St. Patrick's Day Celebration
When: March 9
Where: Town Center at Aurora | Directions

Get ready to shamrock and roll at the Town Center at Aurora this St. Patrick’s Day! Join this fun-filled celebration packed with Irish flair, featuring captivating Irish step performances by the Celtic Steps and toe-tapping tunes from the Queen City Rovers. Quench your thirst with green beer served by Helga’s Haus Bier Garden because what's St. Patrick’s Day without a little green-flavored fun? But that's not all – there's face painting and a host of other exciting activities to enjoy! Make sure to mark your calendar for this jampacked event, and don’t forget to wear your best shade of green!

Bunny Bonaza: Easter Fun at Town Center at Aurora
When: March 23
Where: Town Center at Aurora | Directions

Get ready for the egg-extravagant celebration at the Town Center at Aurora with the Bunny Bonanza! Ring in Easter in style with an array of exciting activities with an Easter-themed craft station, and participate in a lively social media contest where you can showcase your photo alongside the Easter Bunny following an exclusive meet and greet. Plus, groove to the beats of the live DJ for a fun family experience.

Dancetopia 2024
When: March 2
Where: The People's Building | Directions

Get ready to groove all day long at Dancetopia 2024! Prepare to lace up your dance shoes and immerse yourself in a full day of electrifying performances and live music. This isn't your average dance class – Dancetopia 2024 offers an eclectic array of dance forms spanning salsa, Indian classical dance, traditional folk interpretations, Brazilian drumming, Samba Pagode music, belly dance, and more. It's a cultural extravaganza that invites the entire community to join in the celebration. Dancetopia 2024 welcomes everyone for an engaging and active cultural experience right here in Aurora.

When: March 4 - 27
Where: Vintage Theatre | Directions

Prepare to be transported through time as Deborah Persoff, hailed as the First Lady of the Vintage Theatre, embodies the iconic First Lady of the United States, Eleanor Roosevelt. Delve beyond the surface as this historical storytelling unravels the many layers of Eleanor. Experience an intimate glimpse into her personal struggles, triumphs, and the profound impact she left on American history.

Colorado Humanities Presents: Annie Oakley
When: March 22
Where: Mission Viejo Library | Directions

Journey back in time and celebrate Women’s History Month with a captivating tale featuring one of Buffalo Bill's Wild West's most iconic figures – the legendary sharpshooter Annie Oakley. Presented by Colorado Humanities and brought to life by Elsa Wolff, this engaging and historically rich storytelling event promises an unforgettable experience. Whether you're a seasoned history buff or simply curious about the remarkable life of Annie Oakley, this event offers an intriguing exploration of the indomitable American markswoman.

Gem in the Ocean
When: March 23 - April 14
Where: The Aurora Fox | Directions

Prepare to be transported into the spellbinding world of “Gem in the Ocean,” the acclaimed 2005 Tony Award Nominee for Best Play by August Wilson. This production marks the commencement of The Aurora Fox's exploration of Wilson's monumental ten-play opus, 'The American Century Cycle,' a sweeping narrative chronicling the experiences of Black Americans across the 20th century. Immerse yourself in the captivating tale of Citizen Barlow as he embarks on a profound and mythical odyssey, ignited by his fateful encounter with a 285-year-old spiritual guide. You don’t want to miss this unforgettable theatrical experience.

Things to Do All Month

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

Embrace 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.

Enjoy Easter Fun

This year, Easter hops into March! Join the fun with the Easter Bunny, and don't miss your chance to catch him before he hops away!

Discover the excitement at Southlands Clock Tower, where you can snap photos with friends, family, and the Easter Bunny. Plus, join the Town Center at Aurora for the Besties and Bunny + Easter Crafts event for unforgettable moments with your furry friends and, of course, the Easter Bunny himself! Continue the celebration at the Town Center at Aurora by experiencing the Sensitive Bunny event, offering a calm environment for those with special needs to enjoy time with the Easter Bunny. And for Easter festivities with a twist, head to Dry Dock Brewing for Hoppy Hour with goodies for the kiddos and delicious beermosas for adults! Lastly, don't forget to hunt for eggs and indulge in Easter Brunch at Heritage Eagle Bend Golf Club. Let the Easter celebrations begin!

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day

Feeling the luck of the Irish? Dive into our blog for the ultimate guide on the best spots to celebrate St. Patrick's Day this year! Then, amp up the festivities by exploring our events page and filling your calendar with even more St. Paddy's Day fun!