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On Havana Street offers unique experiences in dining, shopping and living. We have something for everyone here, On Havana.

Our events are unique, fun, exciting and will enrich your life. Come down and check out any of our events! You will have a great time and your family and friends will thank you.

Our annual events are a blast and get bigger and better each year! Come check us out!


  • Jul 30, 2014 - December 31, 2014
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Gayle Jetchick at On Havana Street


  • Aug 4, 2014 10:00 AM - September 29, 2014 2:00 PM
  • Havana Exchange Shopping Center Parking Lot
    (Along Havana in front of Bicycle Village)
    2802 S Havana Street
    Aurora CO  80014

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There is nothing better than locally grown, fresh, organic produce!  The Havana Farmers' Market sets up every Monday from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. (or until sold out) in the parking lot at the Havana Exchange Shopping Center through October.  You will see the vendor tents set up in the lot along the Havana Frontage, south of Yale Ave, and in front of Bicycle Village. 

Here are some of the vendors:

  • Aurora Public Library Van/Summer Reading Program
  • Forest Coffee Trading Company
  • Simply Twisted Green Chili
  • Baba & Pops Handmade Pierogis (Polish)
  • Ant D's Fine Foods--James, Jellies, Pasteles, BBQ
  • Cream City Market--Wisconsin Cheese Curds that make that all important "squeak" on your teeth!
  • Char's Gourmet Jalapeno Jellies
  • Illuminada Jewerly
  • Forte Farms Fruits from Palisades, CO
  • Styria Bakery
  • J&J Salsa
  • Tana's Delights--Liquor-infused cakes and pastries
  • Rocky Mtn Rice Company--Gourmet rices and vinegars
  • Bumblebee Pastries
  • Wild Alaskan Sea Food
  • Bjorn's Colorado Honey
  • Indulgent Pantry
  • Snow Creek Ranch
  • Suenos International Dog Treats
  • Wild Alaska Seafood Products & Pastas
  • Styria Bakery II
  • Dixie Maid Pickles (a 90-year old family recipe!)
  • Cactus and Succulents

NEW THIS YEAR:  The new Aurora Public Library Mobile Van will be at the Farmers' Market every Monday.  The van is stocked full of books from the summer reading program for children and adults.  Computers with Wi-Fi are also available in the van.  The librarian can help you and your family do nutritional research on the computers so you can learn about the produce available at the Farmers' Market and help you make healthy eating choices this summer!

Havana Exchange Shopping Center is located on the east side of Havana, south of Parker Road and south of Yale.  Plug the address 2802 S Havana, Aurora CO  80014 into your GPS.  MAP

Contact Info

John the Market Manager

Gayle Jetchick


  • Aug 26, 2014 6:00 PM - August 26, 2014 8:00 PM
  • In and around the rose garden plaza at The Gardens on Havana (Former Buckingham Square Mall Site).  The rose garden plaza is located along the back row of stores south of Dick's Sporting Goods.  There are no vendor booth opportunties at this event.

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Join us Tuesday evening, August 26 at 6 p.m. for an evening of symphony music and roses as the Aurora Symphony Orchestra's brass quintet and the Aurora Singers wrap up our 2014 summer concert series.  The first 440 people in attendance will receive a ffree ice cream, frozen yogurt or frozen custard!   Bring a lawn chair and join us at 6 p.m. Viridian at The Gardens on Havana has stepped up to provide free bottled water, but we recommend you bring a nonalcoholic beverage of your own, too, since the free water goes quickly. 

We will be announcing the People's Choice Winner in our Art 2C on Havana Exhibition at this concert!


Contact Info

Gayle Jetchick 303-360-7505


  • Sep 20, 2014 10:00 AM - September 20, 2014 5:00 PM
  • This event takes place at auto dealerships and auto parts stores along the Havana Motor Mile and a dealership Show & Shine in the parking lot at The Gardens on Havana by Dick's Sporting Goods.   There are no vendor booth opportunities.

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This is a new event for 2014.  The Havana Motor Mile car dealerships and auto parts stores are teaming up on a fun, 4-wheelin' event.  The dealerships will display their 4 x 4 Trucks, SUVs and AWD vehicles.  This will be one big tailgating party On Havana Street. 

Dealership Show & Shine in the Dick's Sporting Goods Parking Lot:  We are having KYGO 98.5 radio and their big RV in the parking lot at Dick's at The Gardens on Havana doing a live remote.  The dealerships in the Havana Motor Mile will be displaying their best new and pre-owned 4x4 Trucks, SUVs and AWD in the parking lot.  Come see and compare the best vehicles for tailgating, winter weather, off roading fun and anything else Colorado Weather can throw your way!   No vehicle sales will take place at this show & shine, but if you see a vehicle you are interested in you can stop by the dealership on the Havana Motor Mile for a test drive and to get your questions answered.  KYGO Radio will be doing prize drawings throughout the day. 

Cornhole Tournament with Prizes!  Get your 2-person team together to enter our tailgating "cornhole tournament" in the parking lot by Dick's at the Show & Shine.  Simply stop by the KYGO RV to register between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. the day of the event, Saturday, Sept 20!

Stop by the individual Havana Motor Mile Dealerships for a test drive and for more tailgating fun and food.  Sign up at the dealerships and Auto Parts Stores for our prize drawings including a special tailgating package from Havana Auto Parts amd fuel cards! (No purchase necessary to enter the drawings and the winners will be notified by phone. 

We are still working out the details, so check back later for more.  Guaranteed city slicker fun!

Contact Info

Gayle Jetchick, 303-360-7505


  • Oct 11, 2014 8:00 AM - October 19, 2014 3:00 PM
  • At participating restaurants in the Havana Business Improvement District, 6th Avenue to Dartmouth, Aurora CO  There are no vendor booth opportunities at this event.

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This event is open to all restaurant stakeholders in the Havana Business Improvement District. 

Restaurant owners and managers, start thinking about what you want to do to make this event extra special!  View/Print the details about the event and how you can get your restaurant involved.

Come down to Havana Street Restaurants and try something new!  Our restaurants truly do have a great selection of International wine, beer, spirits and berverages including Ethiopian wine, Horchatas, Korean Soju, British tea Vietnamese coffee, classic American Cocktails, craft, domestic and imported beers, boba, Margaritas, etc. 

Enjoy drink specials and suggested food/drink pairings for purchase at the restaurants.

CHARITY PUB CRAWL:  Saturday, October 11, 2014 from 6-10 p.m.  We are kickng off the Havana Street Libation Celebration with our first district Charity Pub Crawl.  Stop by any of the participating locations to pick up your passport and then visit at least 5 of the pub crawl sites to get your passport stamped.  While you are at the sites, be sure to enter the drawing for the $1,000 and $500 restaurant gift card packages (no purchase necessary to enter).  The pub crawl sites will be supplying free appetizers and food and will offer pub crawl drink specials for purchase.  We hope to have Uber on site to drive participants site to site for a small fee.  Participants so far:

  • Gibby's Big Back Yard
  • Havana Street Station
  • McDonough's Irish Pub
  • Whispers
  • Rusty Taco
  • Buffalo Wild Wings
  • Thai Basil

We are waiting to hear back from a few more of the On Havana Street restaurants/bars and will update this information as they sign up for this pub crawl. 

ART 2C ON HAVANA GALA:   Friday, October 17, 6 p.m. at Suss Buick GMC.  This is a black tie event.  We will be announcing the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners of our 2014/2015 Art 2C on Havana Sculpture Exhibition at this gala.  More details coming soon.

Enjoy International festivities including:

  • The All-American Cocktail Week at Gibby's.  Gibby's is bringing back famous cocktails from the 1930's and will suggest the best food pairing to enjoy with these classic cocktails.
  • A Tapas and Craft Beer fest at Cody's
  • Ethiopian and Asian libation and food fests (more details coming soon)
  • A very British tea time at The English Teacup.

All festivities are priced separately by the individual restaurants and some restaurants may require reservations.  We are still working on the details for this October event.  We will have all the details posted here on this website by October 8.

We encourage you to Drink Responsibly and please come enjoy some of our Authentic International Restaurant Cuisine, too.

Enter the free drawing at the participating restaurants for a chance to win up to $1,500 in restaurant gift cards.  No purchase necessary to enter.  The drawing willt ake place on October 20 with the winners notified by phone.

Contact Info

Gayle Jetchick, 303-360-7505

Fall Electronic Recycling Event

  • Oct 18, 2014 12:00 PM - October 18, 2014 3:00 PM
  • In the parking lot at The Stampede, 2430 S Havana, Aurora CO  80014

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Do your part for the environment.


Techno+Rescue, a Veteran-owned and operated Colorado full-service Green IT company, will have their “Green Team” and trucks in the parking lot at The Stampede, 2430 S Havana St, on Saturday, October 18, 2014, from noon-3 p.m. They will quickly unload your vehicle and safely recycle your old electronic devices domestically here in the States.  To learn more about Techno+Rescue, go to

Free Recycling:  We will accept used/old electronic devices including but not limited to PCs, CPUs, towers, laptops, notebooks, cell phones, office phones, pagers, monitors, keyboards, printers, copiers, faxes, mice, wires, cables, cords, compact fluorescent bulbs, AND TELEVISION SETS! 


If you have documents that need to be shredded, Curbside, Inc is providing confidential document shredding for free for the month of October 2014 for Aurora residents and businesses (with ID) at their offices at 15686 E Batavia Drive in Aurora (303-343-7096).  If you are an Aurora resident or Aurora business owner you can drop off unlimited quantities of paper to be shredded for free. Curbside is open Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Witness your documents shredding at the Curbside facility on Wednesday only by calling for an appointment (303-343-7096) and paying $25 for up to 10 boxes. 

Curbside offers free document shredding all year round for seniors, military personnel and first responders at their facility at 15686 E Batavia Drive in Aurora (303-343-7096).

Recycling Event Site Map


Contact Info

Gayle Jetchick


  • Oct 25, 2014 12:00 PM - October 25, 2014 4:00 PM
  • The Gardens on Havana, Mississippi & Havana (Former Buckingham Square Mall Site

    There are no Vendor Booths available at this event.

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When:       Saturday, October 25, from 12 noon to 4 p.m.

Where:      The Gardens on Havana, Mississippi & Havana (Former Buckingham Square Mall Site)

Cost:         Free

What:         Quick schedule...Please click the link to the Event Landing Page above for more details.

12-noon to 4 p.m.:  Go Trick-or-Treating at the merchant shops at The Gardens on Havana

12-noon to 2 p.m.:  Get your picture taken in costume for free in the Rose Garden Plaza Spooky Photo Kiosk.  By getting your picture taken, you will automatically be entered into the costume contest.  Click the link to the Event Landing Page above to see the costume contest categories and prizes.  No purchase necessary to enter or win prizes.  We have the photographer from noon to 2 p.m. only, as the photographer has another event to attend after that, so we will stop taking professional photos right at 2 p.m.  You are welcome to bring your own camera and get more pictures of your family in costume using the Spooky Halloween Kiosk backdrop, too.  The photo shoot and costume contest will be cancelled if it rains or snows.

2 p.m.:  Bring your pets in costume to enter the Petco Pet/owner costume contest!  Register at Petco at The Gardens on Havana.  See the separate event listing below on this page.

There are no vendor booths available at this event.

Contact Info

Gayle Jetchick, 303-514-0958

$1,000 Holiday Shopping Spree!

  • Nov 29, 2014 8:00 AM - December 20, 2014 12:00 PM
  • There are no vendor booths available at this event.

Everyone could use a little extra Holiday Cash!  Ten (10) lucky people will win $100 each in our $1000 shopping spree.  We will have entry boxes and forms available at the following locations by Thanksgiving.  Enter at the locations below from November 29, 2014 through noon on December 20, 2014.  The drawing will take place on December 22, 2014.  The winners will be notified by phone.  We will also be printing entry forms in the Aurora Sentinel and the Villager Newspapers.

  • The Summit Steakhouse, 2700 S Havana
  • Havana Street Station, 1911 S Havana 
  • Key Bank at The Gardens on Havana
  • The English Teacup, 1930 S Havana
  • Noodles & Company at The Gardens on Havana
  • Klassye Creations, 2790 S Havans
  • Massage Envy at The Gardens on Havana


  • Nov 29, 2014 2:00 PM - November 29, 2014 4:00 PM
  • Go caroling through the Gardens On Havana..

    There are no vendor booths available at this caroling event.

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Meet up with the Aurora Singers at Toys & Babies "R" Us at The Gardens on Havana at 2 p.m. on Saturday, November 29, to go caroling.  We will be going store-to-store through The Gardens on Havana singing your favorite Holiday carols and spreading the good cheer.  The Aurora Singers have a new director, James Leguna, who is adding lots of enthusiasm and new carols to their repertoire.  They have a new and exciting "Fa La La" ready to go! 

Contact Info

Gayle Jetchick 303-360-7505


  • Dec 6, 2014 1:00 PM - December 6, 2014 4:00 PM
  • At retail centers and car dealerships along the Havana Street, 6th Avenue to Dartmouth.

    There are no vendor booths available at this event.

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Everyone has a Secret Santa on Saturday, December 6.  The Havana Business Improvement District will be purchasing gift cards from its stakeholder retailers and restaurants and candy canes for our Santas to distribute to unsuspecting shoppers to thank them for shopping On Havana Street.  This is our way to support our own merchants and show appreciation to you, our customers.  All you have to do is be out at any of the retail centers or car dealerships along Havana Saturday afternoon, December 7 and be on the look out for Santa Claus. (Our Santas will be out and about along Havana for 2-4 hours or until they run out of gift cards and candy to distribute.) 

Contact Info

Gayle Jetchick

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