• 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

Apr
3
Fri
6:00 pm Vinyasa Yoga and Vino @ PranaTonic @ Pranatonic
Vinyasa Yoga and Vino @ PranaTonic @ Pranatonic
Apr 3 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Vinyasa Yoga and Vino @ PranaTonic @ Pranatonic | Golden | Colorado | United States
Vinyasa Yoga and Vino at PranaTonic! First Friday Frolic at PranaTonic includes a Vinyasa Yoga Class from 6:00 – 7:00 pm and then a glass of vino after. Join their fantastic instructors for a great start to the month.
Apr
4
Sat
9:00 am Easter Bunny Express @ The Color... @ Colorado Railroad Museum
Easter Bunny Express @ The Color... @ Colorado Railroad Museum
Apr 4 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Easter Bunny Express @ The Colorado Railroad Museum @ Colorado Railroad Museum | Golden | Colorado | United States
All aboard the Bunny Express at the Colorado Railroad Museum on Saturday, April 4, 2015. The Museum will be open from 9:00AM – 5:00PM, ride & activities will operate from 10:00AM – 4:00PM. Be transported into spring with an Easter tradition at the Colorado Railroad Museum. The whole family can hop on the Bunny Express Train featuring their 1880s vintage passenger coach and experience what it was like to travel 100 years ago. The Easter Bunny and Spike the Railyard Hound will be on-hand with special, spring treats. And, the Depot General Store has perfect gifts available for this year’s Easter baskets. So hop on board the Bunny Express Train and lose […]
10:00 am Easter Egg Hunt @ Parfet Park
Easter Egg Hunt @ Parfet Park
Apr 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Easter Egg Hunt @ Parfet Park | Golden | Colorado | United States
Easter Egg Hunt! The Kiwanis Club and Downtown Merchants Association join forces each year to put on an Easter egg hunt in Parfet Park. Bring the little ones to the park ready to find some eggs, but be sure and get there early. The hunt starts right at 10 a.m. and doesn’t last long with so many little eyes looking for the brightly colored  treasures. The Easter eggs hold candy and special offers from the Golden Downtown merchants. To plan a Golden visit, book a hotel room, make a dining reservation or learn about Golden’s shops, click here.
10:00 am Hand Blown Easter Eggs @ Spirits... @ Spirits in the Wind Gallery
Hand Blown Easter Eggs @ Spirits... @ Spirits in the Wind Gallery
Apr 4 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Hand Blown Easter Eggs @ Spirits in the Wind Gallery @ Spirits in the Wind Gallery | Golden | Colorado | United States
“Hand Blown Easter Eggs” by Paul Lockwood at Spirits in the Wind Gallery offers Easter eggs in various designs, colors and sizes. Spirits in the Wind Gallery, a showcase for Premier Art of the New West changes exhibits and themes on a monthly basis. The gallery fits perfectly into the historic atmosphere of Golden, Colorado, where Ute, Arapaho and Cheyenne tribes once roamed. The Gold Rush of 1859 lured so many pioneers to the area that for a period of Colorado’s history Golden was the territorial capitol. Truly one of the finest western galleries in Colorado; they pride themselves with Art of the New West by national and local artists. Visitors […]
12:00 pm Opening Day @ Miners Maze Advent... @ Miners Maze Adventureland
Opening Day @ Miners Maze Advent... @ Miners Maze Adventureland
Apr 4 @ 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Opening Day @ Miners Maze Adventureland   @ Miners Maze Adventureland | Golden | Colorado | United States
Miner’s Maze Adventureland offers the perfect place to get lost with the family, hang with adrenaline junky friends, have a date with that special someone, celebrate birthdays, bring a youth or day care group, or challenge a co-worker for team building fun.  Experience the giant maze, bungee trampoline, water walkers, ropes course, rock climbing, and much more. Arrive solo or with a group, Miner’s Maze Adventureland has opened a new dimension of reality where safe, affordable, and hands-on entertainment will get you LOST! Use your Golden Ticket at Miners Maze Adventurland! Hours: Sat.and Sun:  April 4 – May 17 |Open every day:  May 23 – Aug. 30
May
16
Sat
7:00 pm West Side Live Presents! @ Jefferson Unitarian Church
West Side Live Presents! @ Jefferson Unitarian Church
May 16 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
West  Side Live Presents! @ Jefferson Unitarian Church | Golden | Colorado | United States
Experience performing arts in an intimate venue!  West Side Live! presents award winning clarinetist Roger Campbell leading the hottest sextet since the Big Band Era! Swinging hard since 1997, this extraordinary group of musicians has performed thousands of concerts around the world for jazz festivals, clubs, weddings, summer concerts, and more. They conquer dizzying charts by the likes of Benny Goodman, Artie Shaw, and Lionel Hampton. It’s tight, fun, exciting, danceable, and hugely popular among the jazz and swing crowds. West Side Live! Presents is an independent performing arts series based in Golden, Colorado. Each season, West Side Live! Presents offers a diverse variety of musical and dramatic genres including […]
May
26
Tue
5:30 pm 2015 Golden Bike Cruise Ride
2015 Golden Bike Cruise Ride
May 26 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
2015 Golden Bike Cruise Ride
The Golden Family Friendly Bicycle Cruise! 2015 promises to be a great season to get out on bikes with family and friends! Please join the cruisers on the last Tuesday of each month from May through October, and ride the wonderful bike paths of Golden! tis month’s theme is Mime Time! Once again, the New Belgium Brewing Company will be pouring their fabulous Fat Tire Amber Ale and one other summer brew. The High Road Bluegrass Band, the Lookout Mountain Boys and other local bands will be serving up great music, and there will be food and fun for everyone! As always, there will be prize drawings after every ride, so […]
May
29
Fri
5:30 pm 14th Annual Living Landmarks Dinner @ Mt. Vernon Country Club
14th Annual Living Landmarks Dinner @ Mt. Vernon Country Club
May 29 @ 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm
14th Annual Living Landmarks Dinner @ Mt. Vernon Country Club | Golden | Colorado | United States
The 14th Annual Living Landmarks dinner, hosted by the Golden Landmarks Association will celebrate this year’s Living Landmark honorees: Charlie and Janine Sturdavant: founders of Golden City Brewery) Carole Lomond: publisher and author Mike Bestor: retiring Golden City Manager The Golden Civic Foundation The honorees will be celebrated at a banquet and silent auction at Mount Vernon Country Club on Friday May 29th. To purchase tickets, visit Eventbrite or call Golden Landmarks at 303-279-1236.

From the Blog

Breeze into Spring Break in Golden

Spring break activities can include thinking about a new garden, going to a live theater performance or kicking back and taking the Coors Brewery Tour. You can do all these this month in Golden!

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Pot o’ Gold in Golden

Searching for gold on St. Patrick’s Day this year? Head no further than Golden’s bars, taverns and breweries where you’ll find liquid gold in glasses, bottles and cans.

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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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