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Murals add diversity to city story

This year could be the biggest year ever for murals in Aurora. By the end of fall, there will be more than two dozen completed works of public art downtown Aurora.  Jenn Evans, director of Aurora Public Art, has worked

Sept 3 First Fridays LINEUP

First Fridays will feature more than two dozen venues open with art, music, and more this Friday. Several locations will feature decorated storefronts celebrating the return of Paramount Theatre with its current production of “Kinky Boots.” On September 3, Roots Aurora

Free summer concert series starts July 14 downtown Aurora

Aurora Downtown is once again hosting Wednesdays at the Plaza, a free summer concert series at the Millennium Plaza gazebo located at 21 S. Stolp Ave. in downtown Aurora. The free series begins on Wednesday, July 14 and runs through

Guides Eat, Drink & Play


We invite you to explore downtown Aurora while living in a socially responsible world. Dine outdoors. Order take-out. Enjoy curbside service. Shop our small businesses online or in person with masks on. Order gift cards. Tune into virtual events. Join us in staying strong and supporting local. We've got this.

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.