• 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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  • 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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  • Historic Golden

    Visit Golden for day of shopping, dining and active relaxation!

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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

Sep
2
Wed
10:00 am TriceraTots @ Dinosaur Ridge
TriceraTots @ Dinosaur Ridge
Sep 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
TriceraTots @ Dinosaur Ridge | Morrison | Colorado | United States
TriceraTots is a story-time and craft program geared toward 2-5 year old kids. Siblings welcome! $5 per child, adults free. RSVP with Erin LaCount at tours@dinoridge.org (or send us a message on our Facebook Page). NOTE: This event will take place at the new Discovery Center located at 17681 W Alameda Pkwy, Golden, CO 80402 – Red Rocks Entrance #1. During this program the guides read 2-4 children’s books with a dinosaur theme and do a 10-15 minute craft or activity. The program typically lasts 30-45 minutes. Cost: $5 per child (1 and under is free). The payment comes with a ticket for the whole group to go through Trek Through […]
5:30 pm Neil Diamond Tribute @ The Briarwood Inn
Neil Diamond Tribute @ The Briarwood Inn
Sep 2 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Neil Diamond Tribute @ The Briarwood Inn | Golden | Colorado | United States
Don’t miss the Neil Diamond Tribute event on September 3rd! Dinner and dancing, a three course meal and a wonderful night on the outdoor patio.  The Briarwood Inn  offers fine dining in the breathtaking foothills of the Rocky Mountains! Check out their delectable menu and special events. To plan a visit, book a hotel room, make a dining reservation or learn about Golden’s shops, click here.
Sep
4
Fri
10:00 am Learn to Quilt! @ Golden Quilt Company
Learn to Quilt! @ Golden Quilt Company
Sep 4 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Learn to Quilt! @ Golden Quilt Company | Golden | Colorado | United States
Learn to Quilt! Learn all the ins and outs of quilt making in this learn to quilt class. From choosing fabric to putting on the borders, all the basics will be covered.  Make this year’s Christmas presents! Class size is limited. The Golden Quilt Company offers an array of sewing and quilting classes.  Check their website for details.  
1:30 pm Grand Opening of Clear Creek Ath...
Grand Opening of Clear Creek Ath...
Sep 4 @ 1:30 pm – Sep 5 @ 4:00 pm
Grand Opening of Clear Creek Athletics Complex
Grand opening celebration of Clear Creek Athletics Complex.  Join Oredigger fans for two days of tours, open house, ribbon cuttings and of course, the big game: Colorado School of Mines vs. South Dakota Mines.  For more information, please click here.
Sep
5
Sat
4:00 pm Mines Little Theater Presents: A... @ Clear Creek History Park
Mines Little Theater Presents: A... @ Clear Creek History Park
Sep 5 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Mines Little Theater Presents: Agamemnon @ Clear Creek History Park | Golden | Colorado | United States
The Mines Little Theater presents: Agamemnon.  The performances will be outside the hay barn at Clear Creek History Park on Sept. 5 and again on Sept  6, at 4:00 pm.  Mark your calendar now to see  Mines Little Theater present the Greek tragedy of B.C. 458, Agamemnon.
Oct
3
Sat
9:00 am Paint with Acrylics! @ Foothills Arts Center
Paint with Acrylics! @ Foothills Arts Center
Oct 3 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Paint with Acrylics! @ Foothills Arts Center | Golden | Colorado | United States
Paint with acrylics! Beginner and intermediate painters: this class provides a great foundation for continued painting. Topics include: selection of visual content, color mixing, expressive brushwork and the development of a personal painting style. Instructor: T’Alyne Dates: October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, and November 7 Time: 9am- 11am Price: $120 public/ $108 members Please check Foothills Art Center’s website for more information and to download the supply list.          
Oct
6
Tue
10:00 am Walking Tour: Courthouse Hill & ... @ Golden History Museum
Walking Tour: Courthouse Hill & ... @ Golden History Museum
Oct 6 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Walking Tour: Courthouse Hill & Colorado School of Mines  @ Golden History Museum | Golden | Colorado | United States
Walking tour of Courthouse Hill and School of Mines. – Learn about the early industries of Golden, the history of the School of Mines, and Courthouse Hill mansions and the fascinating stories of Adolph Coors and Goosetown. Historian Ed Weising will guide walkers through some of the buildings on the campus of the Colorado School of Mines and near some of the historic mines in Golden. Walking tours leave from the Golden History Center. Be sure to choose the correct day from the drop down menu when registering: July 7, August 8, September 9, October  6. For ticketing, click here. While in Golden, be sure to visit the Golden History Center to see, […]
Oct
10
Sat
9:00 am Paint with Acrylics! @ Foothills Arts Center
Paint with Acrylics! @ Foothills Arts Center
Oct 10 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Paint with Acrylics! @ Foothills Arts Center | Golden | Colorado | United States
Paint with acrylics! Beginner and intermediate painters: this class provides a great foundation for continued painting. Topics include: selection of visual content, color mixing, expressive brushwork and the development of a personal painting style. Instructor: T’Alyne Dates: October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, and November 7 Time: 9am- 11am Price: $120 public/ $108 members Please check Foothills Art Center’s website for more information and to download the supply list.          
11:00 am Homesteader’s Days @ Clear Creek History Park
Homesteader’s Days @ Clear Creek History Park
Oct 10 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Homesteader's Days @ Clear Creek History Park | Golden | Colorado | United States
Participate in living history by experiencing 19th century homesteading, explore the historic cabins, and take a lesson at the schoolhouse. Free for all ages.  To plan a Golden visit, book a hotel room, make dining reservations or learn about Golden’s shops, click here.
7:00 pm Season Opening Symphony Concert @ Green Center, Colorado School of Mines
Season Opening Symphony Concert @ Green Center, Colorado School of Mines
Oct 10 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Season Opening Symphony Concert! The Season Opening concert on Saturday, October 10, 2015 features a performance of Spanish composer Joaquin Rodrigo’s Concierto para una fiesta by guitarist Masa Ito. Mr. Ito is considered to be one of today’s top guitarists. He has won several international guitar competitions and has performed with orchestras in Japan, Europe and the United States.  Also on the program is the mesmerizing Senzemayá by Mexican composer Revueltas and the dramatic New World Symphony by Czech composer Antonin Dvorák. For symphony concert tickets, 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 […]

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