Big Things are Happening in Aurora


Aurora has miles of trails, independent microbreweries, amazing local restaurants, a thriving cultural scene, and popular events to keep you busy all season long. Visit them all and show the love for local business!
Click here to check out fun things to do across the city.


As the city of Aurora follows the Safer at Home order placed by Governor Polis, there are many businesses and restaurants offering takeout and curbside services, and some beginning in-person service. Be sure to check with the local businesses for their hours of operation and any safety measures in place. 

Explore Aurora
Love Your Local Eateries

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. (Some restaurants providing curbside or takeout orders during this time. Contact the restaurants for more information.)

Check out why Aurora is a "destination-worthy food city."

Love Your Local Artists

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. For a little fun you can have at home, click here to download and print the Aurora coloring book!

Love Your Local Markets

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. Many Stanley businesses are offering curbside service - visit for information. 

Love Your Local Trails
With 97 developed parks and more than 8,000 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 lot 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 If you visit these spaces, please observe social distancing practices. 

Love Your Local Hot Spots

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

Love Your Local Links

Aurora golf courses are currently closed, but check back when the Stay-at-Home order is lifted.

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 for more information. 

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