• 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

Sep
25
Thu
7:00 pm Golden Earth Days Workshop – Joe... @ Jefferson Unitarian Church
Golden Earth Days Workshop – Joe... @ Jefferson Unitarian Church
Sep 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Golden Earth Days Workshop - Joe McCabe @ Jefferson Unitarian Church | Golden | Colorado | United States
Golden Earth Days and Colorado Renewable Energy Society – Jeffco Chapter presents: Joe McCabe: California’s Rule 21 impact on photovoltaics nationwide There will be beverages and snacks provided. Attendees will also have the chance to network with professionals.  There is no cost for this event, but donations are accepted. Become a fan of Golden Earth Days at https://www.facebook.com/GoldenEarthDays/events. This presentation highlights the importance of the California Public Utility Commission proposed changes to Rule 21 and how it relates to the past and future of PV in the US. There is a paradigm shift in how utilities in California now view distributed generation from photovoltaics. Previously, inverters were to drop off the grid if there were […]
Sep
27
Sat
8:00 am Day Out With Thomas the Train @ Colorado Railroad Museum
Day Out With Thomas the Train @ Colorado Railroad Museum
Sep 27 @ 8:00 am – 5:30 pm
Day Out With Thomas the Train @ Colorado Railroad Museum | Golden | Colorado | United States
Thomas the Tank Engine will be chugging into the Colorado Railroad Museum for the annual Day Out With Thomas the Train event. All Thomas fans are invited to come spend the day with their favorite No. 1 engine. For 65 years, children have been captivated by the courageous adventures of Thomas and his engine friends. A Day Out with Thomas is an exciting way for children and grown-ups to enter the world of Thomas & Friends. The event provides an opportunity for kids to ride on board a train led by Thomas & have their pictures taken with Sir Topham Hatt, the controller of Thomas’ railway. For the first time at […]
Sep
28
Sun
7:45 am Golden Gallup – 5 & 10K Race @ Golden's Welcome Arch
Golden Gallup – 5 & 10K Race @ Golden's Welcome Arch
Sep 28 @ 7:45 am
Golden Gallup - 5 & 10K Race @ Golden's Welcome Arch | Golden | Colorado | United States
The Golden Gallup 5 & 10K race is Golden’s biggest annual run.  On September 28, it will explode into galloping motion for the ninth year running. Starting again beneath the City’s famous ‘Welcome’ arch, right in the center of historic downtown Golden, and finishing in leafy Parfet Park besides gushing Clear Creek, the Golden Gallop will lead its runners on 5k and 10k loops. Click here for registration and information. Schedule of Events  8:00am – 10k race starts 8:15am – 5k race starts 10:00am – Awards 10:30am – Kid’s Fun Run This event is sponsored by The Golden Schools Foundation which is involved with a variety of programs that help mobilize ideas, leadership, public […]
8:00 am Day Out With Thomas the Train @ Colorado Railroad Museum
Day Out With Thomas the Train @ Colorado Railroad Museum
Sep 28 @ 8:00 am – 5:30 pm
Day Out With Thomas the Train @ Colorado Railroad Museum | Golden | Colorado | United States
Thomas the Tank Engine will be chugging into the Colorado Railroad Museum for the annual Day Out With Thomas the Train event. All Thomas fans are invited to come spend the day with their favorite No. 1 engine. For 65 years, children have been captivated by the courageous adventures of Thomas and his engine friends. A Day Out with Thomas is an exciting way for children and grown-ups to enter the world of Thomas & Friends. The event provides an opportunity for kids to ride on board a train led by Thomas & have their pictures taken with Sir Topham Hatt, the controller of Thomas’ railway. For the first time at […]
Oct
11
Sat
7:00 pm 3rd Annual Black & White Night @ Golden History Center
3rd Annual Black & White Night @ Golden History Center
Oct 11 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
3rd Annual Black & White Night  @ Golden History Center | Golden | Colorado | United States
The 3rd Annual Black & White Night celebrates the opening of GHM’s newest exhibit (to be announced). The event is a festive evening with music, sumptuous desserts, cocktails, silent auction and fun entertainment. Proceeds from the ticketed event benefit Golden History Museums’ education and preservation programs. Black-and-white attire is suggested to help create the full effect for this one-of-a-kind night. 7-10 pm, Saturday, October 11, 2014, at the Golden History Center. Tickets: $20 individual member; $25 individual non-member. Tickets go on sale Sept. 2, 2014.

From the Blog

Thomas the Train Rolls into Golden

Enjoy a Day Out with Thomas the Train at the Colorado Railroad Museum in Golden CO. Children of all ages will enjoy the moving engine and fun activities.

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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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