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Who’s downtown? This week: Ian McCleary

Meet the people who make downtown tick. Learn who works in some of our architectural treasures, discover who keeps downtown looking beautiful, and see who you might pass on the street when you’re in the neighborhood. Join us in learning

Downtown’s restaurant week “Eat Aurora” from Aug 1-5

Aurora Downtown presents the first restaurant week to celebrate downtown dining. Did you know that downtown Aurora boasts more than two dozen restaurants? Enjoy a week of discounts and specials that will only happen from August 1 through August 5.

Stolp Island Block Party on Aug 3

Join us as we party in the street at First Fridays on Aug. 3. Stolp Island Block Party is from 6 to 10 p.m. Millennium Plaza Stage: Ron Porter Trio/Bones Jugs Food Trucks: A-Town Hot Dogs; Grumpy Gaucho; Foxy’s Ice


Downtown Aurora is where it’s at with arts, culture, museums, and many more discoveries at every turn. Whether taking in a breathtaking stage performance or learning about the planetary sciences, we’ve got something for you. Find out more about where to visit and what to see in the City of Lights!

About Downtown Where it's @

Aurora Downtown is a nonprofit organization of downtown business and property owners within Special Service Area (SSA) #One  in downtown Aurora, Ill. Aurora Downtown is governed by a volunteer board with specific goals to enhance the downtown area.
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