100 Things To Do In Aurora, Colorado

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Aurora is an amazing city, and a great place to start a family. From the Movie Tavern, to the Vintage Theater, you’ll find plenty of things to do, places to eat, and spots to relax. Be sure to check out our top fun things to do in the state of Colorado!

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Cherry Creek State Park

Escape from the city into this little oasis in the middle of metro that offers miles of walking & biking trails – Cherry Creek State Park

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Aurora Reservoir

Enjoy fishing off of Aurora Reservoir’s fishin pier or just take in the beautiful sights and sounds of this amazing open space you have in your backyard

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Southlands

Spend the day at Southlands, shopping, eating, drinking or skating on the ice rink!

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Arapahoe Park

Witness the thrill & joy of horse racing at Arapahoe Park

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Vintage Theater

Settle down with your popcorn and See a nutcracking performance at Vintage Theater

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Aurora History Museum

Stop by Aurora History Museum, to check out some educational and unique exhibits

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Movie Tavern

Reserve a comfy chair and go watch your favorite flick while eating a delicious dish at Movie Tavern

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Great Plains Park

Beat the heat and Splish and splash all day long at Great Plains Park

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Plains Conservation Center

Connect to your roots at Plains Conservation Center. Take a look at the Plains and People over a hundred years, ago

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The Colorado Freedom Memorial

Take some time to honor the heroes of freedom fight at The Colorado Freedom Memorial

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Launch Pad Brewery

Taste some of the most fantastic beer to be brewed in the state of Colorado at Launch Pad Brewery

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Aurora Hills Golf Course

Spend a holiday having putt putt fun at Aurora Hills Golf Course

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The Summit Steakhouse

Get a nice romance package for Valentine’s Day at The Summit Steakhouse

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Quincy Reservoir

Take in the beatiful views or go fishing at Quincy Reservoir

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Iliff Unique

Pay a visit to Iliff Unique for best deals on econdhand clothing, footwear, furniture, books & household items

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Horseshoe Park

Spend a day in the sun, playing baseball Horseshoe Park

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Dry Dock Brewing Company

Choose from tantalizingly unique beers at Dry Dock Brewing Company. They serve free popcorns!

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Stampede Mesquite Grill & Dance Emporium

Show all of your dance moves on the famous Wednesday Night of Stampede Mesquite Grill & Dance Emporium

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Fitzsimons Golf Course

Play a round of golf at Fitzsimons Golf Course – Historical Military Golf Course

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12 Mile Stables

Experience the joy of horseback riding with

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Fat Boy's Sports Bar

Try the great food and drinks Fat Boy’s Sports Bar, being able to watch sports is an added bonus

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Paint Horse Stables

Get delighted by the views of the foothills along the many miles of scenic trails of prairie and forest with Paint Horse Stables

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Town Center at Aurora

choose from 150-plus retailers to fulfill your fashion needs at Town Center at Aurora

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Escape Aurora

Think “outside of the box” to find hidden clues to your escape at Escape Aurora

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The Paintball Park Aurora

Play your strategy to win a fight at The Paintball Park Aurora

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RhymeSick

Tune up your music collection at Jerry’S Records RhymeSick

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Olympic Park

Watch a night game of Softball at Olympic Park

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Cherry Creek State Park Swim Beach

Bring your own net and ball and play volleyball at Cherry Creek State Park Swim Beach

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Bluff Lake Nature Center

Enjoy a few moments of solace and connection to nature at Bluff Lake Nature Center

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Clutch Con

Attend Clutch Con – a 72-hour gaming festival featuring tournaments, panels, competitions, dance parties, and a cosplay contest

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Quincy Dog Park

Enjoy an active walk with your pet dog at Quincy Dog Park

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Halls of horror

Prepare for a scare at Aurora’s very own Halls of horror

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Super Bungee Jump

Visit Super Bungee Jump at visit us at Town Center and show everyone that how high can you jump!

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India fashion xpress

Jazz up your wardrobe with the true spirit of cinematic emotions, the charm of bollywood by getting the elegant stuff from India fashion xpress

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Meadow Hills Golf Course

Hire a Golf cart to visit and play the beautiful Meadow Hills Golf Course

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Wheel Park

Practice & show off your skateboarding skills at this free facility – Wheel Park

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Monsoon Southlands

Tantalize your taste buds with some Spicy, Fresh, authentic Indian cuisine at Monsoon Southlands

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Haunted on Dearborn

Be the star of the your own horror flick at Haunted on Dearborn

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The Broomfield Bay Aquatic Park

Twist, turn and make a splash down the thrilling waterslides of The Broomfield Bay Aquatic Park

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Paul Derda Recreation Center

Enjoy indoor family recreational activities at Paul Derda Recreation Center

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Broomfield Community Skatepark

Show off how flexible your feet are at Broomfield Community Skatepark

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Bluebird Aviation

Experience mountain flying in Colorado on a scenic airplane tour with Bluebird Aviation on the Front Range of Colorado

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Colorado Adventure Segway Day Tours

Breathe in the pristine air, marvel at snowcapped peaks and view raptors in flight while gliding effortlessly on your Segway with Colorado Adventure Segway Day Tours

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Inks & Drinks - Painting Parties

Paint, Sip, Repeat at Inks & Drinks – Painting Parties

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Colorado HeliOps

See Colorado from the air aboard your own private helicopter with Colorado HeliOps!

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Aero-Cruise Balloon Adventures

Wonder at the beauty of Colorado with Aero-Cruise Balloon Adventures. Have a spectacular view of mountains as far as the eye can see

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Themescape Escape Rooms

Imagine a night at the movies only YOU and your friends are the cast! with Themescape Escape Rooms

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Rotors Of The Rockies

Soar over the valley and take in all the splendid view you can with Rotors Of The Rockies

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Centennial Canoe Outfitters

Paddle the Wild West and Beyond with Centennial Canoe Outfitters

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Lollipop Park

Let the little ones climb, run and play games at Lollipop Park

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Dart Warz

Take on foam darts in a huge battlefield at Dart Warz

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Snobahn

Strap on a pair of ice skates and Experience premier ice skating at Snobahn

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Centennial Gun Club

Get ready to take the challenge at Centennial Gun Club

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Fixed Sight Training

Test your shooting skills at Fixed Sight Training

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Monster Mini Golf

Feel the excitement and adventure of playing mini golf among a scary but cool monster décor with custom and animated props at every turn at Monster Mini Golf

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Celebrity Lanes

Roll your basketball-looking bowling ball down the alley at Celebrity Lanes

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Roxborough State Park

Hike through the gorgeous trails with stunning rock formations and plenty of wildlife at Roxborough State Park

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Deer Creek Canyon Park

Test their mettle on “The Wall,” a steep section of rocky terrain on Plymouth Creek Trail, and pedal the 2.5-mile Red Mesa Loop at Deer Creek Canyon Park

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Ridge Indoor Pools

Bring the entire family for some splish splash at Ridge Indoor Pools

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Jungle Quest

Scream your heart out in a spectacular indoor zip lining adventure at Jungle Quest

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5280 Paddle Sports

Learn the proper technique of Stand Up Paddleboarding with 5280 Paddle Sports

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K1 Speed

Fill up the need for speed at K1 speed Denver

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Arapahoe Greenway Trail

Walk or Bike the Arapahoe Greenway Trail – Dual trail system gives more room for bikes and pedestrians

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Fiddler's Green Amphitheatre

Catch a flick or a concert of rock, jazz, classical, and country music at Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre

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Belleview Park

Visit the tiny barn and take a short train ride at Belleview Park

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Front Range Ski Bus

Take a round trip to Red Rocks with Front Range Ski Bus

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Museum of Outdoor Arts

Take a guided tour of Museum of Outdoor Arts’ gallery and outdoor collection.

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Exotic Drives of Denver

Hear the roar of a V8 or V10 or flat 6 engine scream as you swiftly shift through the gears, entering and exiting corner after corner, as you traverse Colorado scenic byways with Exotic Drives of Denver

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Barr Lake State Park

Bring your Binoculars to see all the amazing birds at Barr Lake State Park

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Riverdale Golf Courses

Play on Knolls and Dunes along the South Platte River at Riverdale Golf Courses

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Brass Armadillo Antique Mall

Find millions of one-of-a-kind treasures at Brass Armadillo Antique Mall

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Anderson Park

Hang out in Anderson Park and walk the trail along the river.

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Larson's Ski & Sport

Have an absolute winter blast skiing & snowboarding at Larson’s Ski & Sport

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Colorado Railroad Museum

Lose track of time year-round at Colorado Railroad Museum’s and 15-acre railyard featuring over 100 engines, cabooses and coaches

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Denver Adventures

Get a a huge variety of guided activities in the Rocky Mountains close to Denver including ziplining, mountain biking, hiking, trail running, rafting, snowshoeing and skiing at Denver Adventures

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Lariat Loop National Scenic Byway

Drive the Lariat Loop National Scenic Byway for Spectacular colors and vistas

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Clear Creek Whitewater Park

Swim, kayak or tube at Clear Creek Whitewater Park

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North Table Mountain Park

Hike to North Table Mountain Park for a unique perspective atop the mesa

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Heritage Square Family Entertainment Village

Head to Heritage Square that is home to an amusement park, human maze, alpine slide, dinner theater and unique shops in a quaint Victorian style village

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Colorado Paragliding

Try paragliding as the new form of flying with Colorado Paragliding

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Miner's Maze Adventureland

Get lost with your family, hang with your adrenaline junky friends, have a date with that special someone, celebrate your birthday, bring your youth or day care group at Miner’s Maze Adventureland

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Comedy Works South

Have a bunch of laughs at Comedy Works South

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Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge

Come walk the many easy hiking trails, take the self-guided Wildlife Drive auto tour, observe more than 330 species of wildlife, and explore the Visitor Center at Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge

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88 Drive-In Theatre

Watch a movie from the conveniene of your car seat while the sound comes to you through your car’s FM stereo or portable radio at 88 Drive-In Theatre

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Goldstrike Adventures

Experience the thrill of striking gold with Goldstrike Adventures at virtually the same locations as the first gold explorers in the mid 1800’s

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Hidden Mesa Open Space

Explore the less known – Hidden Mesa Open Space

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Full Rut Archery

Awake your inner “Robin Hood” at Full Rut Archery

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Sky Zone Trampoline Park

Flip into a foam pit, Play dodge ball, or just jump & bounce all day long at Sky Zone Trampoline Park

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Springvale Park Disc Golf Course

Stop in to challenge a friend at Springvale Park Disc Golf Course

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X-Arena

Visit X-Arena – a venue that combines concepts from American Gladiators, Wipeout, and Ninja Warrior, and you will be the leading character!

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Miller Activity Complex

Take your family to Miller Activity Complex and choose from the wide range of activities – both indoor & outdoor

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Gateway Mesa Open Space Park

Take in the expansive views of the Rocky Mountains extending from Pikes Peak on the south to Longs Peak on the northwest at Gateway Mesa Open Space Park

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Arts and Spirits LLC

Get out of the house for an evening of fun painting class instruction with Arts and Spirits LLC

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Denver Botanic Gardens

Spend a couple hours & Get swept away with natural beauty at Denver Botanic Gardens

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Denver Museum of Nature & Science

Experience the natural wonders of Colorado, Earth, and the universe with Denver Museum of Nature & Science

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Mount Evans Scenic Byway

Pack a picnic and go for a ride at Mount Evans Scenic Byway

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Denver Zoo

Get to know any of Denver Zoo’s 3,800 animals representing more than 650 species

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Washington Park

Bike around the ponds at Washington Park

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Downtown Aquarium

See the adorable ALIVE Mermaids at Downtown Aquarium

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Elitch Gardens Theme Park

Visit 120 years old Elitch Gardens Theme Park – that offers 50 rides, live entertainment, shopping and dining

Aurora, is a great city to be in! Whether or not you’re just visiting or staying for the week, Fun Things To Do has your back and it’ll never be boring again! You deserve to know what the best attractions are. Be sure to contact us if you have any additional fun activities or feedback that you’d like to include!