• Plan your Golden Adventures 

    Discover our world-class recreation, award-winning breweries (both big and small) and amazing museums and cultural attractions this summer.

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  • Fossil Trace Golf Course 

    It’s time to dust off your clubs and hit the nine iron!

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  • Golden Music Festival

    Purchase your tickets starting May 1, 2016.

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  • Children’s Theater

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Welcome to Golden CO home to the Coors Brewery, the largest single-site brewery in the world, offering free tours daily. Enjoy a dozen history museums, world-class outdoor recreation including Clear Creek Trail and Whitewater Park, and historic charm.

Plan Your Visit

Book a hotel room, make a reservation for dinner or find the perfect gift at one of Golden’s shops.

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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

Plan your visit to the Coors Brewery and discover our cool city and cold beer.

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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

Apr
29
Fri
7:00 pm “You Can’t Take It With You” @ Miners Alley Playhouse
“You Can’t Take It With You” @ Miners Alley Playhouse
Apr 29 @ 7:00 pm – 10:45 pm
"You Can't Take It With You" @ Miners Alley Playhouse | Golden | Colorado | United States
Fresh off its Broadway run, You Can’t Take it With You introduces audiences to the freethinking Sycamore Family and the mayhem that ensues when their daughters fiance brings his conservative, straight-laced parents to dinner on the wrong night. “You Can’t Take it With You” is one of the most popular plays of modern times! Experience live theater at its best at Miners Alley Playhouse. Opening Night is Friday, March 25, 2016! Regular Show Times: Friday & Saturday 7:30 pm | Sunday – 6:00 pm | Closing Sundays – 2:00 pm
Apr
30
Sat
7:00 pm “You Can’t Take It With You” @ Miners Alley Playhouse
“You Can’t Take It With You” @ Miners Alley Playhouse
Apr 30 @ 7:00 pm – 10:45 pm
"You Can't Take It With You" @ Miners Alley Playhouse | Golden | Colorado | United States
Fresh off its Broadway run, You Can’t Take it With You introduces audiences to the freethinking Sycamore Family and the mayhem that ensues when their daughters fiance brings his conservative, straight-laced parents to dinner on the wrong night. “You Can’t Take it With You” is one of the most popular plays of modern times! Experience live theater at its best at Miners Alley Playhouse. Opening Night is Friday, March 25, 2016! Regular Show Times: Friday & Saturday 7:30 pm | Sunday – 6:00 pm | Closing Sundays – 2:00 pm
May
5
Thu
5:45 pm Free Meditation Book Club @ Golden BodyWorker
Free Meditation Book Club @ Golden BodyWorker
May 5 @ 5:45 pm – 7:30 pm
Free Meditation Book Club @ Golden BodyWorker | Golden | Colorado | United States
Free Meditation Book club at Golden Bodyworker.  Wendy Armstrong, owner of Golden Bodyworker, is a certified Energy Practitioner for Joey Klein’s Conscious Transformation.  The club will teach you how to quiet the mind and focus on various techniques of meditation in “The Inner Matrix”.   Course materials are “The Inner Matrix: A Guide to Transforming Your Life and Awakening Your Spirit,” by Joey Klein.
May
12
Thu
5:45 pm Free Meditation Book Club @ Golden BodyWorker
Free Meditation Book Club @ Golden BodyWorker
May 12 @ 5:45 pm – 7:30 pm
Free Meditation Book Club @ Golden BodyWorker | Golden | Colorado | United States
Free Meditation Book club at Golden Bodyworker.  Wendy Armstrong, owner of Golden Bodyworker, is a certified Energy Practitioner for Joey Klein’s Conscious Transformation.  The club will teach you how to quiet the mind and focus on various techniques of meditation in “The Inner Matrix”.   Course materials are “The Inner Matrix: A Guide to Transforming Your Life and Awakening Your Spirit,” by Joey Klein.
Apr
29
Fri
10:00 am Mountain Standard Clay Exhibition @ Foothills Art Center
Mountain Standard Clay Exhibition @ Foothills Art Center
Apr 29 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Mountain Standard Clay Exhibition @ Foothills Art Center | Golden | Colorado | United States
Mountain Standard Clay at Foothills art Center!   This exhibition replaces Foothills Art Center’s longstanding biennial exhibition, Colorado Clay.  Included in this exhibition will be juried and invited ceramic artists all who hail from the Mountain Standard Time Zone.  April 16 – June 12, 2016. Photo: Cloud Bottle by Sam Chung Mountain Standard Clay Exhibition Preview  April 15, 5:00 – 8:00 pm Hours: Tuesday – Saturday, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm -Sundays, 12:00 – 5:00 pm – Closed on Mondays. Foothills Art Center offers adult and kid education classes as well as lectures and discussions with an art related theme.  www.foothillsartcenter.org
7:30 pm Jefferson Symphony Orchestra Spr... @ Central Presbyterian Church
Jefferson Symphony Orchestra Spr... @ Central Presbyterian Church
Apr 29 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Jefferson Symphony Orchestra Spring Concert @ Central Presbyterian Church | Denver | Colorado | United States
Jefferson Symphony Orchestra joins forces with the Evergreen Chorale for a powerful performance of Guiseppe Verdi’s dramatic Requiem. For further information, call the Jefferson Symphony office: (303) 278-4237.  For ticketing, click here. Jefferson Symphony Orchestra (JSO) is currently celebrating its 63rd Anniversary Concert Season. What began as a small chamber ensemble in 1953 has grown to one of the most well regarded community symphonic orchestras in Colorado comprised of over 75 members from across the Front Range area. Under the leadership of Maestro William Morse, Music Director and Principal Conductor, the orchestra continues to bring innovative musical programming to the community. To plan your visit, book a hotel room, make a […]
Apr
30
Sat
9:00 am Ride the Rails Saturdays @ Colorado Railroad Museum
Ride the Rails Saturdays @ Colorado Railroad Museum
Apr 30 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Ride the Rails Saturdays @ Colorado Railroad Museum | Golden | Colorado | United States
Ride the Rails Saturdays. Catch a ride behind one of the Museum’s steam or diesel locomotives in passenger cars from different eras in Colorado railroad history or on the uniquely Colorado Galloping Goose. Rides operate 10:00AM to 4:00PM. In 2016 each Ride the Rails Saturday (and the occasional Sunday) will feature a unique theme with exclusive activities, performances and experiences. Ride Tickets: Adults (16+) $4, Children (2-15) $2. Colorado Railroad Museum members receive $1 discount per ticket. Tickets are available for purchase at the door, no reservations required. There’s something amazing about trains. The familiar whistle has always promised adventure. The gentle rock of the rails has set the rhythm […]
10:00 am Mountain Standard Clay Exhibition @ Foothills Art Center
Mountain Standard Clay Exhibition @ Foothills Art Center
Apr 30 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Mountain Standard Clay Exhibition @ Foothills Art Center | Golden | Colorado | United States
Mountain Standard Clay at Foothills art Center!   This exhibition replaces Foothills Art Center’s longstanding biennial exhibition, Colorado Clay.  Included in this exhibition will be juried and invited ceramic artists all who hail from the Mountain Standard Time Zone.  April 16 – June 12, 2016. Photo: Cloud Bottle by Sam Chung Mountain Standard Clay Exhibition Preview  April 15, 5:00 – 8:00 pm Hours: Tuesday – Saturday, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm -Sundays, 12:00 – 5:00 pm – Closed on Mondays. Foothills Art Center offers adult and kid education classes as well as lectures and discussions with an art related theme.  www.foothillsartcenter.org
7:00 pm Jefferson Symphony Orchestra Spr... @ Green Center, Colorado School of Mines
Jefferson Symphony Orchestra Spr... @ Green Center, Colorado School of Mines
Apr 30 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Jefferson Symphony Orchestra Spring Concert @ Green Center, Colorado School of Mines | Golden | Colorado | United States
Jefferson Symphony Orchestra joins forces with the Evergreen Chorale for a powerful performance of Guiseppe Verdi’s dramatic Requiem. For further information, call the Jefferson Symphony office: (303) 278-4237.  For ticketing, click here. Jefferson Symphony Orchestra (JSO) is currently celebrating its 63rd Anniversary Concert Season. What began as a small chamber ensemble in 1953 has grown to one of the most well regarded community symphonic orchestras in Colorado comprised of over 75 members from across the Front Range area. Under the leadership of Maestro William Morse, Music Director and Principal Conductor, the orchestra continues to bring innovative musical programming to the community. To plan your visit, book a hotel room, make a […]

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Camping near Golden CO

Thinking about tent camping this weekend or beyond in Jeffco Open Space? Please be aware that permits to camp at all three designated campgrounds must be obtained prior to arrival.

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Golden Summer 2016 Event Preview

Ahhh, the “Golden Days of Summer.” Those bright and care-free days that are filled with friends, family and unexpected adventures like eating fresh peaches from the Golden Farmer’s Market, strolling along Clear Creek with a four-legged friend, browsing for artwork at the Golden Fine Arts Festival, laughing with friends in a summer cruiser ride or hiking North Table Mountain for spectacular sunsets. There’s no better place to experience the beauty and recreation of summer than in Golden, Colorado. Add these events and ideas to your summer “to do” list and you’re sure to make Golden memories.

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