• 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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  • Golden Music Festival

    Celebrate summer at the Golden Music Festival on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, June 12-14, 2014. Sit on a rustic hillside amphitheater in Golden’s Clear Creek History Park for one of the region’s top live music festivals. If the award-winning bluegrass, Americana, and folk tunes aren’t enough, craft beer from Golden’s own Mountain Toad Brewing and gourmet food will keep you satisfied all weekend long.

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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

Feb
28
Sat
5:00 pm Denver Restaurant Week @ The Bri...
Denver Restaurant Week @ The Bri...
Feb 28 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Denver Restaurant Week @ The Briarwood Inn
The Briarwood Inn will be participating in Denver Restaurant Week Feb 20 – March 1st.  They will be offering a special three course menu for $30 per person as well as featured wines.  It is a great opportunity to get out and dine! The Briarwood Inn is known for its breathtaking location in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. To plan a visit, book a hotel room, make a dining reservation or learn about Golden’s shops, click here.
Mar
1
Sun
4:00 pm Three Tomatoes Grille & Denver R... @ Three Tomatoes Grille
Three Tomatoes Grille & Denver R... @ Three Tomatoes Grille
Mar 1 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Three Tomatoes Grille & Denver Restaurant Week @ Three Tomatoes Grille | Golden | Colorado | United States
Three Tomatoes Grille is offering an exclusive menu during Denver Restaurant Week. This week is a great time to visit Three Tomatoes Grille and enjoy their four course delectable dinner paired with the finest view in Golden. Special Limited Time Menu: 1st Course: Shrimp Poke; 2nd Course: House Salad, House Soup; Lunch: Sliders; Dinner: Fondue’d Filet or Grilled Salmon or Baked Penne; 4th Course: Signature Fossil Cake. Lunch: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm | Dinner: 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm To plan a Golden visit, book a hotel room, make a dining reservation or learn about Golden’s shops, click here.
Mar
3
Tue
4:00 pm Exclusive Weddings Open House Ev... @ Three Tomatoes Grille
Exclusive Weddings Open House Ev... @ Three Tomatoes Grille
Mar 3 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Exclusive Weddings Open House Event @ Three Tomatoes Grille @ Three Tomatoes Grille | Golden | Colorado | United States
Exclusive Weddings Open House Event at Three Tomatoes Grill.  Discover all that Three Tomatoes Grille has to offer for weddings at their exclusive Open House event. Their venue spaces offer beautiful ambience and romantics views, amid the Table Mesa Mountains and Fossil Trace Golf Club. Come and experience the Garden, their unique indoor spaces and meet their preferred vendors. All venue spaces can be fully customized according to clients’ preferences, thanks to the creativity of their professional theme and decor designers. Please RSVP by 2/26 to or by calling 303.433.3332 and mentioning this event.
Mar
1
Sun
10:00 am Celebrate the Irish @ The Briarw...
Celebrate the Irish @ The Briarw...
Mar 1 @ 10:00 am – 9:00 pm
Celebrate the Irish @ The Briarwood Inn
Celebrate the Irish at The Briarwood Inn  during the month of  March. Fine dining in the breathtaking foothills of the Rocky Mountains!  The Briarwood will be celebrating the Irish for the month of March by offering a special three course menu for $39 with inspirations from Ireland! Enjoy dance performances by the Reed School of Irish Dance the first three Sundays of March between 10-2pm.  They are a nationally recognized dance team. Special event will be a fantastic Irish Whiskey Tasting on St. Patrick’s Day! To plan a visit, book a hotel room, make a dining reservation or learn about Golden’s shops, click here.
10:00 am Nature Workshop at Lookout Mount... @ Lookout Mountain Nature Center
Nature Workshop at Lookout Mount... @ Lookout Mountain Nature Center
Mar 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Nature Workshop at Lookout Mountain Nature Center @ Lookout Mountain Nature Center | Golden | Colorado | United States
A nature workshop at Lookout Mountain Nature Center offers participants the opportunity to make a nest box.  Explore the world of cavity nesting birds through a short presentation. After the presentation, build a nest box to set up in the backyard. This is a great way to provide habitat and observation of the neighborhood  birds. Supplies and information:  Bring a  power drill with medium sized Phillips-head and drill bits. Some extras will be provided if needed. Materials will be pre-cut and ready to assemble. 15 nest boxes are available. Only two builders per box please. The boxes are small and there isn’t enough work for more than 2 people per box. […]
12:00 pm Buffalo Bill Birthday Celebratio... @ Buffalo Bill Museum & Grave
Buffalo Bill Birthday Celebratio... @ Buffalo Bill Museum & Grave
Mar 1 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Buffalo Bill Birthday Celebration @ The Buffalo Bill Museum and Grave  @ Buffalo Bill Museum & Grave | Golden | Colorado | United States
Buffalo Bill Birthday Celebration @ Buffalo Bill Museum & Grave.  Celebrate the birthday of one of America’s greatest legends, William “Buffalo Bill” Cody. In the grand tradition of parties, the Buffalo Bill Museum and Grave will host the annual Buffalo Bill Birthday Bash on Sunday, March 1, from noon to 4 p.m. Sing Happy Birthday, eat cake, play games and maybe even learn a thing or two on this very festive FREE day. Join the Museum staff at Noon for a ceremonial cutting of the cake by a photogenic collection of Buffalo Bill look-alikes. Then wander through the Museum exhibits, visiting with costumed volunteers as they discuss the Native Americans, […]
Mar
2
Mon
10:00 am Celebrate the Irish @ The Briarw...
Celebrate the Irish @ The Briarw...
Mar 2 @ 10:00 am – 9:00 pm
Celebrate the Irish @ The Briarwood Inn
Celebrate the Irish at The Briarwood Inn  during the month of  March. Fine dining in the breathtaking foothills of the Rocky Mountains!  The Briarwood will be celebrating the Irish for the month of March by offering a special three course menu for $39 with inspirations from Ireland! Enjoy dance performances by the Reed School of Irish Dance the first three Sundays of March between 10-2pm.  They are a nationally recognized dance team. Special event will be a fantastic Irish Whiskey Tasting on St. Patrick’s Day! To plan a visit, book a hotel room, make a dining reservation or learn about Golden’s shops, click here.
6:00 pm Brian Hornbuckle @ The Buffalo Rose @ The Buffalo Rose
Brian Hornbuckle @ The Buffalo Rose @ The Buffalo Rose
Mar 2 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Brian Hornbuckle @ The Buffalo Rose  @ The Buffalo Rose | Golden | Colorado | United States
Brian Hornbuckle, blues player, every Monday night at The Buffalo Rose. Brian Hornbuckle is a third generation musician whose roots lie heavily in the blues. Playing bass with his father’s band at a young age, Brian was quickly educated in the art of performance and professionalism which has served him well over the last 18 years of his professional musical career. Stop in The Buffalo Rose every Monday for a great chance to meet people and enjoy live music from blues to heavy metal. Buffalo Rose was built in 1859 and is titled “the oldest bar in Colorado”. They have a full menu including a kids menu; they are child friendly and children are welcome […]

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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