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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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Contact Info

Gayle Jetchick at On Havana Street


  • Sep 23, 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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Only 2 more weeks to take advantage of the 2014 Havana Farmers' Market!

Get all the detailsabout the market at at:

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
  • 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!)

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


  • Oct 11, 2014 8:00 AM - October 25, 2014 4:00 PM
  • At various locations along Havana Street at the East Denver/West Aurora border.

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You have probably driven Havana Street to avoid the I-225 RTD Light Rail Construction.  For two weeks in October, we invite you to get off the main drag and delve into the nooks and crannies of Havana Street to discover a unique, vibrant community at the border where Southeast Denver meets West Aurora at our East West Fall Fest. 

At our East West Fall Fest you can experience authentic International cuisine & beverages, a tapas & tea festival, Oktoberfest,  the unveiling of our incredible Art 2C on Havana sculpture on the street exhibition, a free electronic recycling event and family fun at our 4th Annual Spooky Walk Halloween Trick or Treating at the Gardens on Havana.  Come rediscover Havana Street!

Where?  On Havana Street where East Denver meets West Aurora.

When:  October 11-25, 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.


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.  PET COSTUME CONTEST AT PETCO--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.  View/Print the Petco Costume Contest flyer

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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