Aurora Town Square

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Welcome! Engage Aurora is an interactive, digital space for you to learn about and provide valuable input into Town projects.

This webpage will serve as a central hub for the Aurora Town Square project, where you can visit to learn more about the planned space and receive ongoing project updates. This is also a great place to interact with other members of the community and share your ideas for how the different spaces can be used, as construction of the square gets underway and the area is transformed into a vibrant destination for our community to enjoy.

ABOUT THE AURORA


Welcome! Engage Aurora is an interactive, digital space for you to learn about and provide valuable input into Town projects.

This webpage will serve as a central hub for the Aurora Town Square project, where you can visit to learn more about the planned space and receive ongoing project updates. This is also a great place to interact with other members of the community and share your ideas for how the different spaces can be used, as construction of the square gets underway and the area is transformed into a vibrant destination for our community to enjoy.

ABOUT THE AURORA TOWN SQUARE PROJECT

With two community spaces and unlimited possibilities, Aurora Town Square is a place where young and old can come together in all seasons to enjoy art, theatre, music, shopping, community events and activities.

Aurora Town Square includes two key spaces – a vibrant outdoor square and a new community facility that will feature a flexible performance hall with seating for up to 250 people and a variety of multi-purpose programming spaces that will bring life and energy to our downtown core.

Aurora Town Square is a key part of Aurora's exciting downtown revitalization plan.

  • February 2024 Newsletter

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    Check your inbox and dive into our February newsletter! Discover exclusive updates, including the latest progress on the Treasure Hill Bridge. Or click here to subscribe.

  • New Year, New Newsletter

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    It's a new year and we've got news to share! If you didn't catch our first newsletter of 2024, check your inbox! Or click here to subscribe.

  • 2023 Timelapse

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    We're building our vision and 2023 was a big year – Town Square progressed into the final phase of construction! Highlights include a focus on the Treasure Hill Bridge — from structural connections to the metal panel roof system, work on the outdoor square, including the installation of wood top Amphitheatre seating, diverse plantings and a concrete planter wall, the planting of our large holiday tree, installation of catenary lights, along with paving the north parking lot adjacent to Victoria Street. Inside the new addition, progress includes drywall, electrical, and mechanical works, the installation of the passenger elevator and feature staircase, painting and floor tiling, and luminous bronze hardware. Outside, exterior metal siding panels were installed and work on the bronze veil commenced.

  • Construction Notice: Monday, December 11

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    On Monday, December 11 from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. a crane will be on site at Church Street for the construction of catenary light poles. There will on-duty police officers present with signage to direct pedestrians and car traffic. When necessary, traffic may be diverted and turning movements may be restricted at times. Please cross at designated crosswalks, exercise caution, and stay alert walking near the construction zone.

  • Calling all Young Artists (ages 16-24)!

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    We are collaborating with Oddside Arts and Aurora Cultural Centre on an exciting public art mentorship opportunity for young artists (ages 16-24), called ‘Future Grounds’.

    Eight artists will be selected to create a series of temporary, large-scale public art installations with an augmented reality (AR) twist for Town Square’s grand opening.

    Selected artists will collaborate with the Toronto-based public art collective, Oddside Arts, during the design process.
    *Deadline to apply: December 17, 2023
  • Your December Newsletter is Here

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    We've got mail! Our December newsletter landed in inboxes this afternoon! It's packed with news, updates from our partners (Aurora Cultural Centre, Aurora Museum & Archives, and Aurora Public Library), along with exciting updates at The Square! If you haven't subscribed, don't miss our January edition, click here.

  • November 2023 Newsletter

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    Exciting drone footage, a summer timelapse, partner events you don't want to miss, and popular new totes... We've got lots of updates in our November newsletter, check your inbox!

    Missed this update? Click here to subscribe.

  • Timelapse Summer 2023

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    Throughout the warmer months, construction progressed on the outdoor square, including the install of the metal panel roof system on the Treasure Hill Bridge, installation of the beautiful wood top Amphitheater seating, diverse plantings along the south and east elevations of the new Museum & Cultural Centre and Aurora Public Library, along with work on the north parking lot adjacent to Victoria Street.

    Follow Aurora Town Square on Facebook and Instagram @AuroraTownSquare for exclusive updates!


  • Town Square Trailer

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    We are so excited to share our new Town Square trailer, which premiered at the August 24 and 31 Movies in the Park! Learn more about The Square and join in the excitement as we look forward to sharing details about our grand opening celebrations later this year!


  • Your October News

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    Aurora Town Square is a dynamic community facility and vibrant outdoor square. Soon, it will offer unlimited possibilities for arts and culture, entertainment, shopping, dining, and more.

    Central to this transformative space is a remarkable 32,000 square-foot addition to the beloved Church Street School. Within this expansion is a stunning flexible Performance Hall, with seating for up to 250 patrons, and a variety of multi-purpose arts programming spaces.

    Read more in our October newsletter! Don't miss out on exclusive updates, click here to subscribe.

Page last updated: 06 Feb 2024, 07:43 AM