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If you really want to know a place, you must explore and live like a local. Aurora has miles of trails, independent microbreweries, amazing local restaurants, a thriving cultural scene, and popular festivals and events to keep you busy all season long. Do as the locals do and check out some of our BIG hot spots. Click here to check out fun things to do across the city.

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Celebrate Flavor

Check out the vast collection of ethnic and independent and award-winning restaurants across Aurora. The interactive YUM Guide can help you find new eateries to try.


Celebrate the Unexpected

Aurora's Art in Public Places program features more than 240 individual pieces of art across the city's public spaces, ranging from outdoor sculptures and mural to functional works integrated into architecture. Check out the Aurora Collection Guide for a complete list of art and locations. 


Celebrate Your Spirit

The Stanley Marketplace is home to more than 50 independently owned Colorado businesses all in one place - a true locals spot. Renovating the old Stanley Aviation building in the northwest tip of Aurora, this unique location quickly became a hot spot in the Stapleton Aurora area. Like-minded restaurants, shops and services all dedicated to embracing the ideas of sustainability, creativity and community, make this marketplace a must-visit destination.


Celebrate Space
With 97 developed parks and more than 7,500 acres of open space, it's no wonder people keep saying Aurora's got space. From playground to bike trails, sports parks to fishing, there's a whole log going on in Aurora's active side.
Here are a few resources to help you find the best spot for you:
97 Local Parks
10 Bike and Trail Maps
3 Nature Centers
13 Open Space Areas
2 Reservoirs


For more information, visit AuroraGov.org/PROS. 

Celebrate a Great Deal

Across Aurora, we offer fun, family-friendly, FREE activities to keep you busy all year long. Click on each listing for more information.  
Holiday Tree Lighting
Aurora History Museum
Aurora Public Libraries
Art in Public Places
Colorado Freedom Memorial
Plains Conservation Center and Morrison Nature Center


Celebrate the Game

Whether you're a golf enthusiast or just like to get out and hit a few balls, we've got you covered. From beginner to expert, with five year-round courses around the city, Aurora is where it's at. Here are more reasons to set a tee time at one of our courses:

1. Some of the lowest green fees in the region.
2. A discount Premier Card that never expires. 
3. Lessons available from PGA and LPGA pros. 
4. Kids play FREE with an adult.
5. Events to keep you busy all year. 
6. An easy to use mobile app that let's you book your tee time anytime and anywhere from your mobile device. 

Visit AuroraGolf.com for more information. 


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till searching for great ideas, our partners at Visit Aurora are always sharing hot new places to see in Aurora. Check it out!

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