What's New in Aurora

Stay informed about Aurora's latest happenings and developments!

Keep an eye out for exciting updates and news on the city's newest developments.


If you're an avid golfer or enjoy getting some tee time, you must check out the Gaylord Rockies recent addition, the Topgolf Swing Suites. The partnership with Topgolf is providing another exciting experience for guests to explore and enjoy. Featuring cutting-edge golf and interactive gaming simulators, these suites are perfect for socializing with friends or honing your skills in private practice sessions. Beyond golf, indulge in various sports and carnival games, catering to every sports enthusiast's taste. With food and beverage service available, the suites offer the perfect blend of fun and relaxation for up to eight guests per bay. 

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The Aurora Highland Developments

Embark on a journey to Aurora's vibrant new community, The Aurora Highlands. This dynamic development reshapes the Front Range with new homes, fresh opportunities, and a revitalized sense of community pride. With an expansive master plan designed to foster connectivity, The Aurora Highlands is poised to become a thriving hub for residents. From diverse residential villages to over 21 miles of trails, 12 neighborhood parks, and 20 pocket parks featuring captivating art installations, The Aurora Highlands offers an unparalleled living experience. With plans for a Civic Center on the horizon, this neighborhood caters to a wide range of residents and interests. Discover the vision and forthcoming developments of The Aurora Highlands and be part of this exciting new chapter.

Learn more about what awaits here.

Umi by Daniel Popper

Introducing Umi, a towering 21-foot art installation crafted by Daniel Popper, now gracing Hogan Park as part of the Aurora Highlands Art in the Park series. Umi symbolizes the essence of "Gaia," representing the harmonious union of woman and tree. This awe-inspiring addition to Aurora's cultural landscape showcases the city's commitment to artistic expression and creativity. Dive deeper into Umi's design inspiration, and be sure to pay her a visit at The Aurora Highlands for an unforgettable experience!

Find Umi here

Painted Prairie Developments

Discover the latest developments unfolding in the vibrant Painted Prairie neighborhood of Aurora. The neighborhood is set to be anchored by its charming town center, which features a picturesque urban park at its core, with Painted Prairie promising to be a dynamic community hub. From inviting communal spaces to enticing dining options and boutique hotels, residents, locals, and visitors alike will immerse themselves in the essence of greater Aurora. Explore the planned 55-acre urban Town Center for an insight into its exciting vision here. But wait, there's more! As the Painted Prairie Park system expands, anticipate the unveiling of three new parks in 2024: The Park at Town Center, Ruby Park, and Violet Park. These additions not only enhance the greater Aurora area but also provide another avenue for Coloradans to relish the beloved outdoor experiences they cherish.

The Benson Hotel & Faculty Club

Experience unparalleled luxury right here in Aurora. Introducing The Benson Hotel & Faculty Club, a luxurious boutique hotel that pays homage to the spirit of the American West. Nestled at the heart of the Anschutz Medical Campus and the Fitzsimons Innovation Community, The Benson stands as a vibrant focal point, welcoming a diverse array of guests—from business leaders to students, doctors, and artists. Book your stay to immerse yourself in its stunning rooms, evoking the beauty of Colorado's plains and mountains. Then, indulge your palate at The Common Good, its chef-driven restaurant, where you'll savor the local flavors of Colorado. Plus, you can join The Common Good for its 2024 Supper Club Dinner Series, featuring innovative menus inspired by unique culinary expressions.

Learn more here to plan your visit.

The Gaylord Rockies Resort & Convention Center Expansions

Exciting enhancements and expansions are on the horizon at the Gaylord Rockies Resort & Convention Center! While you might have thought renovations were recent, guests can anticipate even more with upcoming developments, including new dining experiences, a redesigned Grand Lodge, and the addition of a new event pavilion. Stay in the loop about Gaylord's expansion plans by clicking the link for more information.

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