The Aurora Theatre brings to the Western New York special events throughout the year.  From free family films to live concerts, The Aurora Theatre is much more than a movie theatre.

A Well Crafted Weekend !

October 28-31st

Come to East Aurora and enjoy a “Well Crafted Weekend!”

Join in for the fun of a Halloween Trick N’ Treat Parade along our “not so old fashioned” Main St.
Shop in locally owned shops offering one of a kind gifts, clothing and more.
Dine in one of our many unique restaurants offering everything.

Experience the fun of an old fashioned five and dime or a movie in a vintage theatre.
Tour one of our two National Historic landmarks or Museums or play in one of our many parks.
And in the evening, take in live music and drinks at a local bar or pub.
There is something for everyone @East Aurora!
East Aurora-a small town with historic charm and a big city feel.


Halloween Fun

Saturday October 29th
The Aurora Theatre brings to the big screen fun to the Halloween Weekend.

“Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory”

A Free Showing of the classic “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” starring Gene Wilder at 11:00 am

Howl O’ Ween Treat and Treating

There is a free Halloween movie, trick n’ treating for kids and pets, a costume contest and much more sponsored by Tres Chic Pet Boutique.  A donation of $5.00 to the Black Dog Second Chance Rescue is appreciated.  There will be pumpkin painting, a contest contest and more.  Begins at 3:00 pm

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Starts at 11:00 pm.  Tickets are $10.00 and can be purchased online through our website.  


Hollywood Holidays:

Holidays at The Aurora Theatre are a very special time. From the day after Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day, the Aurora Theatre brings families and friends together to enjoy free classic holiday films and a one of a kind display of original props, costumes and more from the movie “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” (2000).

Coming Soon: The 2016 Hollywood Holidays Event Schedule


Offering a spacious auditorium and wonderful acoustics, the Aurora Theatre has been host to many live concerts including Boxcar Willy, Dive House Union and the BBC Band.

Independent Filmmakers:

The Aurora Theatre is proud to support independent and aspiring film maker both locally and beyond. We have played host numerous screening including “The Great Chicken Wing Hunt,” “The American Made Movie” and more. We are also supporters of the East Aurora Film Academy and play host to their annual film festival.