• 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

    If you think Golden is refreshing, wait until you tour the Coors Brewery, the largest single-site brewery in the world. The self-guided tour includes a ride through historic downtown Golden, beer tasting (for 21+) and a visit to the Coors & Co gift shop.

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  • Olde Golden Christmas

    Experience small town, authentic holiday charm at Olde Golden Christmas in historic downtown Golden. The month long magical celebration includes a candlelight walk, parades, free horse-drawn carriage rides, shopping, and more

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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

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

Nov
29
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12:00 am Be a Tool 5K Run & Elf Parade @ Welcome Arch
Be a Tool 5K Run & Elf Parade @ Welcome Arch
Nov 29 @ 12:00 am
Be a Tool 5K Run & Elf Parade @ Welcome Arch | Golden | Colorado | United States
The Be A Tool 5k Run and Elf Parade is being held to help support the growth of the Neighborhood Rehab Project. Proceeds from this race will go directly toward future projects in 2015. Race Details: Start time:  8 am 5K |  9:30 am Elf Parade Location:  5K starts under the Welcome Arch on Washington Avenue | Elf Parade starts at Parfet Park at 10th & Washington Avenue Entry Fee: 5K Run & Elf Parade Combo – Adults $35 | Youth (under 12) $15 Elf Parade Only: $10.00 Adult or Child Walk up registration: 5K Adult $40 Event Details: Elf Parade: Starting at  at Parfet Park and proceeding south to 12th Street to […]
12:00 am Golden Elf Contest : $500 Shoppi... @ Golden, CO. businesses
Golden Elf Contest : $500 Shoppi... @ Golden, CO. businesses
Nov 29 @ 12:00 am
Golden Elf Contest : $500 Shopping Spree @ Golden, CO. businesses | Golden | Colorado | United States
Golden Elf Contest! Shop and dine in Golden on Small Business Saturday for a chance to win a $500 holiday shopping spree or $100 cash prize when you find a Golden Elf and post a selfie photo on Visit Golden’s Facebook page or Instagram account using the hashtag “GoldenElfontheRun.” Enter as many times as you find elves. This contest is one-day only, so head to Golden and shop small to win big. Golden Elf Businesses: Art on the Brix Avenue Gifts Baby Doe’s Clothing Bean Fosters Coffee Tea and People Place and used Bookstore Café 13 Creekside Jewelers Dagatto’s Panini Bistro El Dorado Mexican Restaurant Foothills Art Center Golden Goods Golden […]
Dec
4
Thu
7:00 pm Holiday Concert presented by Jef... @ Green Center - Colorado School of Mines
Holiday Concert presented by Jef... @ Green Center - Colorado School of Mines
Dec 4 @ 7:00 pm
Holiday Concert presented by Jefferson Symphony Orchestra @ Green Center - Colorado School of Mines | Golden | Colorado | United States
The holiday concert presented by Jefferson Symphony Orchestra will satisfy both the classical music lover’s desire for a performance of a significant composition and enough festive music for everyone’s need for holiday cheer. Breaking with tradition, this year’s concert will take place on a weeknight instead of a Sunday afternoon. This year’s holiday concert takes place on Thursday, December 4 at 7:00 pm at the Colorado School of Mines Green Center in Golden. The program begins with Igor Stravinsky’s well-known Firebird Suite. This exciting composition for ballet is considered Stravinsky’s breakthrough piece because of its instant popularity with audiences and critics alike when it first premiered in 1910. The second half of […]
Dec
5
Fri
6:00 pm Olde Golden Christmas Candleligh... @ Foothills Art Center
Olde Golden Christmas Candleligh... @ Foothills Art Center
Dec 5 @ 6:00 pm
Olde Golden Christmas Candlelight Walk @ Foothills Art Center | Golden | Colorado | United States
Experience the beauty of the holiday season while walking down Washington Avenue, candle in hand, singing holiday carols during Golden’s hometown Olde Golden Christmas Candlelight Walk on Friday, December 5, which offers an authentic way to start the season of lights and is open to all.  Gather at Foothills Art Center at 6 pm at 15th and Arapahoe Streets, for pre-walk caroling, dancing and pictures with Santa.  Visitors can purchase candles from the Golden Chamber of Commerce or bring their own. Festive dress is encouraged. The walk will begin at 6:30 pm and will end in Parfet Park for the annual Christmas Showcase emceed by Ed Greene from Channel 4 and […]
6:00 pm Olde Golden Christmas with Golde... @ Golden History Museums
Olde Golden Christmas with Golde... @ Golden History Museums
Dec 5 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Olde Golden Christmas with Golden History Museums @ Golden History Museums | Golden | Colorado | United States
Christmas with Golden History Museums will be celebrated at all three sites for festivities from 6 to 9 pm. Admission is free to all three locations in the evening. Olde Golden Christmas Festivities: Golden History Center: Stroll through the museum and visit their newest exhibit, Calendar Girls to Cowboys: The Art of Selling Coors. Clear Creek History Park: Try a chestnut roasted by the Kiwanis Club of Golden. Peek in the windows while and enjoy decorations for a Clear Creek Christmas. Astor House Museum: See beautiful decorations and create a Christmas craft while while chatting with volunteers in Victorian clothing. This 1887 boarding house has recently renovated exhibits and special holiday activities and crafts ( […]
Dec
6
Sat
11:00 am Free: Kids Card Creation Station @ Foothills Art Center
Free: Kids Card Creation Station @ Foothills Art Center
Dec 6 @ 11:00 am
Free: Kids Card Creation Station @ Foothills Art Center | Golden | Colorado | United States
Free: Kids Card Creation Station! Use Foothills Art Center’s  materials to create holiday cards for friends and family. Nothing matches a handmade card and Foothills Art Centers instructor will be there to help.  Kids are guaranteed to leave with something beautiful. A wide variety of media will be available. 11:00 am – 1:00 pm Foothills’ current exhibit is their annual Holiday Art Mart.  Make sure to visit the Main Gallery for fabulous fine art and crafts made in Colorado. Over 100 Colorado artists offer ceramics, fiber, glass, jewelry, paintings, woodworking, photography, holiday items and much more. Visitors will be immersed in a unique holiday marketplace atmosphere featuring an array of options for […]
11:00 am Museum Open House & Pottery Sale @ Golden History Center
Museum Open House & Pottery Sale @ Golden History Center
Dec 6 @ 11:00 am – 4:30 pm
Museum Open House & Pottery Sale @ Golden History Center | Golden | Colorado | United States
A museum open house & pottery sale is open to the public as a part of Olde Golden Christmas at Golden History Museums.  Browse locally made pottery and select some gifts for the holiday season. This museum open house is a free event for the public to view the Golden History Center’s current ongoing exhibition: Calendar Girls to Cowboys: The Art of Selling Coors.  The exhibit is a tribute to the ads and advertising of Coors Beer. While there’s no beer on tap, guests are free to get reacquainted with “America’s Fine Light Beer”. Get ready to shoot some pool in the presence of over a dozen rare and classic […]

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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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