Independence Festival

Come join us to celebrate Independence weekend on our new Event Lawn in The Aurora Highlands!

SATURDAY, JULY 1, 2023 • 6-9pm

Our festival promises fun for the whole family!

Concert by The Crush, an exciting music duo playing all of your favorite songs from the 50’s to current day. 

Hot dogs, tacos, cotton candy, popcorn and drinks!

Sparklers & glow sticks! Balloon twister and face painting!

About The Crush

The Crush is an exciting music duo playing all of your favorite songs from the 50’s to current day.

Sara is a Colorado native with a Music/Communications degree from the University of Wyoming.  From there, she pursued a recording career, recording an album in Los Angeles.  She was a featured singer on the hit NBC show, Hit Me Baby One More Time.  Sara was also a featured artist on the Norwegian Cruise Lines.  After relocating to Las Vegas, she was a regular on the Fremont Street  Experience in various production shows.  Headlining in Legends in Concert, Sara’s impersonation of Carrie Underwood was dead on.

Ty is a singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist from the Baltimore/Washington DC area. Upon relocating to Los Angeles, he worked with many musicians and songwriters leading to multiple song placements in film and national television in the U.S. and Canada. After relocating to the Las Vegas area, he has played with many popular shows including Tony and Tina’s Wedding, Rock of Ages, Jersey Boys Las Vegas, and Jersey Boys 2nd National Tour.  Ty is currently working with Classic Albums Live, Abbamania Canada, and the #1 Wedding band in Colorado, The Diamond Empire Band.

Sara and Ty, as The Crush, are thrilled to play the hits for you !!!

Directions to Our Visitor Center

E-470 Beltway – Exit The Aurora Highlands Parkway (Exit 22) – 2 miles North of I-70

Address for Google Maps: 3900 E-470, Aurora, CO 80019

Address for Apple Maps: 3900 E-470 Beltway, Aurora, CO 80019

Once you reach the Visitor Center turn right on 38th Place, drive one block to Main Street. The event will take place on The Aurora Highlands Event Lawn on the northeast corner of 38th Place and Main Street.

For exact directions to the Event Lawn on Google Maps search for “Aurora Highlands Carousel.”

Let us know if you’ll be joining us!


Photographs may be taken at this event. By participating in this event, you hereby grant The Aurora Highlands the right, but not the obligation, to photograph you and use your likeness in any and all forms and media and for any legitimate purpose. If you would prefer not to have your photo taken, it is your responsibility to inform the photographer of said preferences. The photographers will do their best to honor your preferences.

The Aurora Highlands Event Lawn