• Golden Ticket

    The Golden Ticket is your chance to SAVE and WIN at Golden businesses just as a thank you for visiting Golden. The Golden Ticket is your passport for fun, exciting entertainment, delicious food and drink and great deals!

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  • Golden Visitors Center

    Stop by the Golden Visitors Center to pick up informational brochures, grab directional maps or learn suggestions for things to see and do.

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  • Coors Brewery Tours

    Adolph Coors established the Coors brewery in Golden in 1873 on the banks of Clear Creek. Today, MillerCoors is the second largest beer company in America, capturing nearly 30 percent of US beer sales and the Coors Brewery Tour attracts 300,000 visitors to Golden each year.

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Welcome to Golden where you’ll discover our small town charm comes with world-class recreation; over 20 cultural attractions; affordable dining and eclectic shopping; and of course, the world’s largest single site brewery, the Coors Brewery Tour.

Plan Your Visit

In the time it takes you to drive into the mountains, you can bike, hike, shop, eat, raft, ride, tour and drive back home.

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Things to Do

Welcome to Golden where you’ll discover with our small town charm comes world-class recreation, including hiking, mountain-biking and water sports

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Coors Brewery Tour

The Coors Brewery Tour explores the world’s largest single-site brewery.

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About Golden Colorado

Welcome to Golden where you’ll discover our small town charm comes world-class recreation, including hiking, mountain-biking and water sports; over 20 cultural attractions; affordable dining and eclectic shopping; and of course, the world’s largest single site brewery, the Coors Brewery Tour.

Golden is a place of history mixed with contemporary fun. You can experience the Old West at the historic Clear Creek History Park, climb aboard the trains at the Colorado Railroad Museum or travel the Lariat Loop featuring Buffalo Bill’s Grave and Museum on Lookout Mountain, just to name a few of the adventures you can have in Golden.

No matter if you enjoy the arts or the outdoors, Golden is the place for adventure for the whole family. Our attractions rival any town in Colorado and with most being free, your next vacation won’t break the bank! Come Play in Golden with us and experience “Where the West Lives!”

Be sure to “follow” and “like” us on Twitter and Facebook, and we’ll keep you in the know on all Golden’s events and activities. You can also sign up for Golden’s monthly E-newsletter, the Golden Nugget, for deals, travel tips, local’s secrets and more.

To book your lodging or find a restaurant, we have everything you need to know in the “Plan Your Visit” section of the website. Save 5% to 20% off your next purchase with a Golden Ticket, available at the Visitors Center or on the Coors Brewery Tour. Win up to $500 cash when you scratch your Golden Ticket at over 85 participating businesses.

Upcoming Events

Oct
22
Wed
10:00 am Free Day for Watermedia Exhibit @ Foothills Art Center
Free Day for Watermedia Exhibit @ Foothills Art Center
Oct 22 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Free Day for Watermedia Exhibit  @ Foothills Art Center | Golden | Colorado | United States
Scientific & Cultural Facilities District Free Day – On Wednesday, October 22, 2014 there will be a free day made possible by funding from the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD). Visitors will enjoy free admission all day, with a free self-guided family art activity available from 10:30 am-12:30 pm. The current exhibit at Foothills Art Center (FAC) is the 41st annual Rocky Mountain National Watermedia (RMNW) exhibition, regarded as one of the top watermedia exhibitions in the country, from September 13 through October 26, 2014. The exhibition is a collection of 68 distinct works of art from 616 entries, making 2014 one of the more exclusive exhibitions in recent years. Since […]
Oct
28
Tue
10:00 am Free Day at Quilt Museum @ Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum
Free Day at Quilt Museum @ Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum
Oct 28 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Free Day at Quilt Museum @ Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum | Golden | Colorado | United States
This SCFD Free day is free for visitors to explore the scope of quilting, from bed coverings of the 1800’s to contemporary art pieces. The museum hosts quarterly exhibits, tailored tours, and programs for adults and youth. For the researcher and quilt enthusiast, the Sandra Dallas Library contains over 3000 volumes featuring out-of-print literature, technique resources, historic patterns and research documents. Eugenia Mitchell, an 80-year-old Golden resident of humble means had a generous spirit and a passion for quilts. Her vision for a quilt museum was accomplished in 1990. Since then, the museum continues to serve as a trusted repository for treasured family heirlooms, historically significant quilts and cutting-edge contemporary […]
Oct
30
Thu
6:00 pm Yeti Night @ American Mountaineering Center
Yeti Night @ American Mountaineering Center
Oct 30 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Yeti Night @ American Mountaineering Center | Golden | Colorado | United States
Yeti Night! Ready Yetis? The American Mountaineering Museum’s ever-popular Yeti Night at the Museum is happening Thursday, October 30 from 6-9 pm! Be prepared for a fun night of music, brews, mask-making, storytelling and more. Guests must be 21 years of age to purchase beer.
Nov
13
Thu
11:30 am Tea Time in Golden @ Astor House Museum
Tea Time in Golden @ Astor House Museum
Nov 13 @ 11:30 am – Nov 14 @ 12:00 pm
Tea Time in Golden @ Astor House Museum  | Golden | Colorado | United States
Tea Time at the Astor House is  a time-honored tradition with lunch, dessert, and of course, tea, presented by servers in Victorian dress. Enjoy “Christmas at the White House” with Abraham Lincoln, performed by John Voehl. Experience 5 Christmases with the Lincolns (1860-1864), see how Abe spent the holiday, celebrated, and had a key role in the image of Santa Claus we have today. Built in 1867 when Golden was the capital of Colorado territory, the Astor House stayed in continuous operation as a boarding and rooming house until 1971, serving legislators, miners, and students. With one of the first bathtubs in town, the Astor House also attracted trail-dusted visitors willing […]

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Museum Hopping in Golden

Already checked leaf peeping off of your autumn to do list? Then how about an autumn afternoon spent museum hopping in Golden? After all, Golden is home to more than 20 cultural attractions and museums. Here’s a round-up of what’s happening at six fantastic Golden museums this fall.

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Experience Colorado’s fall foliage in Golden

There’s no better place to be this autumn than Golden CO where you can view Colorado’s amazing fall foliage and also enjoy a cold beer and great autumn events.

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Golden Nugget of Fun

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Points of Interest

Traveling to Golden? We have four major highways (I-70, Hwy 6, Hwy 58 and C-470) that lead to Golden. No matter if you are coming from the East or West, North or South, Golden is conveniently located at the foothills of the Rockies just 20 minutes from downtown Denver.

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