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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!

Here is the link to our 2014 Events Brochure

Automotive Avenues Community Open House & Ribbon Cutting

  • Apr 24, 2014 5:00 PM - April 24, 2014 7:00 PM
  • Automotive Avenues

    2150 S Havana Street

    Aurora CO  80014

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Automotive Avenues is having a Community Open House and Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting with the Aurora Chamber at their new dealership at 2150 S Havana on Thursday, April 24 from 5-7 p.m. 

Join The Aurora Chamber at Automotive Avenues for Business After Hours:

GRAND OPENING EVENT:

Automotive Avenues new 2nd location in Aurora

2150 S. Havana Street

Aurora, CO 80014

Date/Time Information

Thursday

April 24th, 2014

5pm-7pm

The Chamber's Business After Hours is a great way to network - after work. Join fellow Chamber members, new members, and prospective members at this two hour event that starts the evening right!

THIS IS A FREE EVENT BUT PLEASE RSVP at http://aurorachamber.chambermaster.com/events/details/business-after-hours-04-24-2014-90508

 

Contact Info

Victoria Stone, Automotive Avenues, 303-750-5000

http://www.AutoAves.com

MAY DAY ANNUAL ROSE GARDEN CLEAN-UP

  • May 3, 2014 9:00 AM - May 3, 2014 11:00 AM
  • In the Lisa Strawn Memorial Rose Garden at The Gardens on Havana (former Buckingham Square Mall site)  See the link to the map below.

    There are no vendor booths available at this event.

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Come help with our annual rose garden clean up from 9-11 a.m. on Saturday, May 3.  Bring sturdy gloves and a pair of pruning shears if you have them.  Members of The Denver Rose Society will be on hand to instruct you on how to correctly prune shrub roses.  Our summer rose garden concert series starts May 27, so we want the garden to look beautiful for the concerts.  

We will meet at the rose garden at 9 a.m.  The clean-up will last until approximately 11 a.m.  Everyone volunteering to help with the garden clean up will receive a voucher for a free lunch.  You will need to sign a waiver at the clean-up to work in the rose garden. 

Click Here to View the Map showing the location of the Rose Garden at The Gardens on Havana.  If you want to Google Map this location, please use the address 1350 S Ironton St, Aurora CO 80012

There are no vendor booth opportunities at this event.

Contact Info

Gayle Jetchick
www.OnHavanaStreet.com
303-360-7505

CINCO DE MAYO PARTY AT THE NEW GIBBY'S BIG BACK YARD SPORTS BAR & GRILL

  • May 3, 2014 7:00 PM - May 3, 2014 10:00 PM
  • Gibby's Big Back Yard Sports Bar & Grill 1555 S Havana ST, Aurora CO  80012 

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Come tour the newly remodeled Gibby's, now called Gibby's Big Back Yard Sports Bar & Grill.  Gibby's is hosting our On Havana Street Cinco de Mayo Party on Saturday evening, May 3, starting at 7 p.m.

Enjoy drink specials and a brand new menu at Gibby's, including Mexican food favorites.  There will be mustaches and sombreros for all!  Door prize drawings throughout the evening (no purchase necessary to be eligible for a door prize). 

No cover charge. 

Contact Info

Garrett Ladd, 303-755-5944

DOTSERO IN CONCERT--JAZZ & BBQ!

  • May 27, 2014 6:00 PM - May 27, 2014 7:30 PM
  • In the Lisa Strawn Memorial Rose Garden at The Gardens on Havana SE Corner of Mississippi & Havana Google the address 1350 S Ironton, Aurora CO 80012 to pinpoint location of the garden

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There are no vendor booths available at this concert.

WHEN:  TUESDAY, MAY 27, 6-7:30 P.M.

WHERE:  IN THE ROSE GARDEN PLAZA AT THE GARDENS ON HAVANA, SE CORNER OF MISSISSIPPI & HAVANA, JUST SOUTH OF DICK'S SPORTING GOODS.

COST:  FREE! 

The fantastic contemporary jazz group, Dotsero, returns for a second year to our FREE summer rose garden concert series.  Dotsero brings high-energy smooth jazz delighting audiences around the world.  They have performed at the Winter Park Jazz Fest, the Cancun Jazz Fest and West Palm Beach Sunfest. 

The first 325 people in attendance at this Dotsero concert will receive a Lil' Hoagie BBQ Sandwich from the new Dickey's Barbecue Pit, courtesy of On Havana Street!  We recommend that you bring a bottle of water or stop and pick up a soft drink at one of the many On Havana Street merchants to enjoy with your Lil' Hoagie.

Bring your lawn chair or blanket and join us for a wonderful, free night of jazz to kick off our summer concert series.  Everyone in attendance will receive a ticket for the door prize drawings (no purchase necessary). 

Contact Info

Gayle Jetchick
303-360-7505

7th Annual Cruzin' Havana Car Show & Poker Run, Presented by Havana Auto Parts

  • Jun 14, 2014 10:00 AM - June 14, 2014 5:00 PM
  • Along the Havana Corridor, 6th Avenue to Dartmouth.  Five festival sites--one new site in 2014 yet to be determined.

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VENDORS--WE WILL HAVE VENDOR BOOTH INFORMATION POSTED HERE BY APRIL 2014.
 
Cruzin' Havana is presented by Havana Auto Parts!  Please note the new times for the 2014 event:  10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
 
See over 5,000 of the region's best classic cars parked at five festival sites & in a poker run along Havana Street in Aurora CO (click on the map links below).
 

FAQ's:

 
HOW DO I ENTER MY CAR?   There is no need to "sign up" or "enter" your car--just come out to one of the festival sites listed below. This is a free event. 
 
COST:   Free, there are no entry or registration fees, so bring the family! 
 
FESTIVAL SITES/POKER RUN STOPS:  Four of the sites will be the same as the 2013 event, but we working on one new site for 2014.  Stay tuned. 

HOW DO I SIGN UP FOR THE POKER RUN?  Get your poker run registration sheet at the POKER RUN BOOTH AT ANY OF THE FESTIVAL SITES.  The Poker Run with a grand prize of a 5 day/4 night ocean cruise for two! 
 
Fuzzy Dice Roll at each festival site with a chance to win gas cards (no purchase necessary to win).  Free Cruzin' Havana Hat Pin to the first 1,000 registering for the poker run.  Free Cruzin' Havana calendar/program.  
 

Five Festival Sites with classic cars, music and food from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.  CLICK THE LINKS TO VIEW THE MAPS:  POKER RUN ROUTE MAP


VENDOR BOOTH INFORMATION AND APPLICATION FORM 

SPONSORSHIP AND PROGRAM AD OPPORTUNITIES
 

Food Vendors--you can start now to apply for your Temporary Food License at Tri County Health Dept...Here are the Links.  The deadline to submit these forms to Tri County with a copy to accompany your Cruzin' Havana booth application is May 15, 2014:

 

Contact Info

Gayle Jetchick, On Havana Street, 303-360-7505
Dick Thompson, Old Car Council of Colorado, 303-939-5533

HAVANA FARMERS' MARKET AT HAVANA EXCHANGE SHOPPING CENTER

  • Jun 16, 2014 10:00 AM - October 28, 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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BECOME A FARMERS' MARKET VENDOR:  The 2014 Farmers' Market is looking for Vendors!  Check out the Vendor Application and Info at http://denverfarmersmarket.com/VendorApp_form.html

Get all the detailsabout the market at at:  http://www.denverfarmersmarket.com

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:

  • Forte Farms
  • Rocky Mountin Rice Co
  • Snow Creek Ranch (gourmet Black Angus beef)
  • Styria Bakery
  • and more!

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.

Contact Info

John the Market Manager
303-809-2865

Gayle Jetchick
303-360-7505

http://www.denverfarmersmarket.com

FACE VOCAL BAND IN CONCERT JUNE 24, 2014

  • Jun 24, 2014 6:00 PM - June 24, 2014 7:00 PM
  • In the Lisa Strawn Memorial Rose Garden at the east end of Garden Drive at The Gardens on Havana.   There are no vendor booths available at this event.

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Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 6-7 P.M.

Cost: Free

Last summer when Face Vocal Band from Boulder performed at the dedication of the Colorado Freedom Memorial they brought the house down!  If you missed this fantastic group of young men performing their unique acapella style of music, you now have another chance to catch the show.  Better yet, Mark Megibow, the "beat box artist" with Face now lives in the area of the Havana District, having moved here from Boulder.  Mark is excited to have his group perform in his own community.  You won't want to miss this concert!  Bring your lawn chair or a blanket and join us.

Link to the Face Vocal Band website:  http://www.facevocalband.com/

The rose garden is located at the east end of Garden Drive at the former Buckingham Square Mall Site.  From Dick's Sporting Goods, go south on South Ironton about half a block.  The garden is located in the plaza by the big 30 foot tall obelisk sculpture. 

View/Print the Map of the Rose Garden Plaza

There are no vendor booth spaces available at this event.

Contact Info

Gayle Jetchick
www.OnHavanaStreet.com
303-360-7505

FROZEN TREATS PROGRESSIVE PARTY!

  • Jul 13, 2014 12:00 PM - July 13, 2014 4:00 PM
  • At 6 ice cream, frozen yogurt and frozen custard shops along Havana Street.  There are no vendor booth opportunities at this event.

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It's National Ice Cream Day!  Get your free samples of ice cream, frozen custard and frozen yogurt & enter the drawing for a chance to WIN FAMILY PACKS OF TICKETS TO WATER WORLD! 

No purchase is necessary to enter for a chance to win one of two Family Packs of Water World tickets.  Each Family Pack includes 4 general admission tickets, 4 personal pizzas and drink--a $140 value!  Simply pick up a drawing registration sheet at the participating shops listed below on Sunday, July 13 from 12-noon to 4 p.m. at the event.  The drawing for the Water World tickets will take place at 5 p.m. on Sunday, July 13, 2013, with the winners notified by phone. 

HOW DOES THIS WORK?

  • Stop in for FREE SAMPLES of ice cream, frozen custard and frozen yogurt and pick up your registration sheet at the participating shops listed below.  
  • Each participating shops will stamp your registration sheet to indicate that you visited the shop and received your free sample. 
  • Once you have 4 stamps on your registration sheet from 4 different shops listed below, deposit your stamped registration sheet in any of the entry boxes located at the participating shops to enter the drawing for the Water World Family Packs of Tickets.  You are welcome to visit all 6 shops and get your free samples from each if you have time, of course! 
  • At 5 p.m. we will draw two names and those two lucky people will each win one family pack of Water World Tickets.  We will notify the winners by phone.

PARTICIPATING SHOPS:

  • Good Times Burgers & Frozen Custard, 1105 S Havana
  • Hamburger Stand Tastee Freez, 938 S Havana
  • Neveria Tia Mary, 352 North Havana
  • Menchie's Frozen Yogurt, 10601 E Garden Drive at The Gardens on Havana
  • Baskin Robbins, 1155 S Havana
  • Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers, 1103 S Iola St, at The Gardens on Havana 

Contact Info

Gayle Jetchick 303-360-7505

http://www.onhavanastreet.com/frozentreats

TUESDAY, JULY 23 ROSE GARDEN CONCERT: Six Foot Joe & The Red Hot Rhinos Big Band/Swing Concert

  • Jul 22, 2014 6:00 PM - July 22, 2014 8:00 PM
  • The Rose Garden Plaza at The Gardens on Havana (former Buckingham Square Mall).  There are no vendor booth opportunities at this event.

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Tuesday, July 22, 6-8:00 p.m.:  Enjoy a free concert featuring the big band/big horn sounds of the 1930's-1950's and more contemporary music like the Blues Brothers!  We will have Six Foot Joe and the Red Hot Rhinos performing live in the rose garden.  They are fantastic!!  Bring your lawn chair and join us.  

Get your free slice of pizza!  The new Papa Johns Pizza at The Gardens on Havana and StevO's Pizza are sharing the duties of delivering take-out pizzas to the rose garden for our Pizza Party at the concert!  The first 400 people in attendance will get a free piece of pizza!  We are ordering 25 large (8 slice) pizzas from Papa Johns and 25 from StevO's for a total of 400 pieces.  The pizza is being paid for by On Havana Street.  Just for fun, StevO's Pizza will be arriving in their new, funky pizza delivery truck.

The rose garden is located at the east end of Garden Drive at the former Buckingham Square Mall Site.  From Dick's Sporting Goods, go south on South Ironton about half a block.  The garden is located in the plaza by the big 30 foot tall obelisk sculpture.  For a Google Map, use the address 1350 S Ironton St, Aurora CO  80012 to see exactly where the rose garden plaza is located.

Contact Info

Gayle Jetchick
303-360-7505

AURORA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA BRASS QUINTET & AURORA SINGERS IN CONCERT & ICE CREAM SOCIAL

  • 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 400 people in attendance will receive a free ice cream sundae!  Bring a lawn chair and join us at 6 p.m.

Contact Info

Gayle Jetchick 303-360-7505

HAVANA MOTOR MILE 4-WHEELIN' CITY SLICKER JAMBOREE

  • Sep 20, 2014 10:00 AM - September 20, 2014 4:00 PM
  • This event takes place at auto dealerships and auto parts stores along the Havana Motor Mile.  There are no vendor booth opportunities.

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 dealers will feature their 4 x 4 and AWD vehicles.  This will be one big tailgating party On Havana Street.  Free hotdogs on a stick!  Test drive our 4 x 4s and try out the special tailgating packages.  We encourage beards and camo at this event, so we will be giving away cash prizes for the best beard and best camo outfit!  Register for the prize drawings, like a $400 tailgate package from Havana Auto Parts.  (No purchase necessary to register for the prize drawings.)   We are still working out the details, so check back later for more.  Guaranteed city slicker fun!

Contact Info

Gayle Jetchick, 303-360-7505

HAVANA RESTAURANT WEEK

  • 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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SAVE THE DATES: OCTOBER 11-19, 2014!   IT'S HAVANA RESTAURANT WEEK!  Havana Restaurant Week offers diners a reason to try new restaurants and celebrate with a week of dining out!  You have to eat anyway, so why not take advantage of the special menus and offers at Havana Street Restaurants.

LIST OF PARTICIPATING RESTAURANTS AND THEIR SPECIAL MENUS/OFFERS WILL BE POSTED HERE BY OCTOBER 1, 2014

WIN RESTAURANT GIFT CARDS!  You will also have a chance during Havana Restaurant Week to enter the drawing to win gift cards to Havana District Restaurants (no purchase necessary).  Stay tuned, more details coming by September 2014.

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.

FREE RECYCLING OF USED ELECTRONIC ITEMS:

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 www.technorescue.com

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! 

NO DOCUMENT SHREDDING WILL TAKE PLACE AT THIS EVENT

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
Gayle@OnHavanaStreet.com
303-360-7505

5th ANNUAL SPOOKY WALK TRICK-OR-TREATING EVENT

  • 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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EVENT LANDING PAGE:  www.onhavanastreet.com/halloween

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

HOLIDAY CAROLING WITH THE AURORA SINGERS

  • 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

SECRET SANTA SATURDAY ON HAVANA STREET

  • 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
303-360-7505

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