• 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, 2015. 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

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Jun
5
Fri
5:00 pm Golden Summer Street Fair @ Washington Avenue
Golden Summer Street Fair @ Washington Avenue
Jun 5 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Golden Summer Street Fair @ Washington Avenue | Golden | Colorado | United States
The Golden Summer Street Fair kicks off the First Friday in June!  Head into Golden and walk along Washington Avenue for summer fun and family friendly entertainment.  Enjoy live music, activities for kids, and delicious food from local vendors.  Visit the beer tent, dance in the street and relax with friends and family.
Jun
6
Sat
8:00 am Golden Farmers’ Market
Golden Farmers’ Market
Jun 6 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Golden Farmers' Market @ Golden | Colorado | United States
The Golden Farmers’ Market offers local produce, Colorado wines, hand-spun cheeses, and freshly baked breads as just some of their many products. Conveniently located in historic downtown Golden next to Clear Creek, the Farmer’s Market provides the perfect place to find Colorado’s finest foods while also providing an opportunity to enjoy Golden’s natural beauty. Garden décor, specialty treats, flowers and plants, and hard to find items fill up many of the booths. Enjoy and purchase fresh fruits and veggies, frozen fish and meats, canned condiments and sweets, plus wonderful pasta and unique cooking ingredients. Several signs point the way to the Market’s location in the parking lot by 1019 10th […]
Jun
7
Sun
9:00 am Living History: Intermediate Bla... @ Clear Creek History Park
Living History: Intermediate Bla... @ Clear Creek History Park
Jun 7 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Living History: Intermediate Blacksmithing @ Clear Creek History Park @ Clear Creek History Park | Golden | Colorado | United States
Further blacksmithing skills with instructor Brice White and explore the role of the blacksmith in the developing West, especially the front range of Colorado. Bratwurst lunch and materials will be included. 9 am to 3 pm at Clear Creek History Park; members $140; non-members $155. Participants must be at least 16 years old. Youth ages 14 to 16 may participate when accompanied by a paid participating adult. Liability waiver required.  For more information call 303-278-3557, for ticketing information, click here. To plan a Golden visit, book a hotel room, make dining reservations or learn about Golden’s shops, click here.
Jun
12
Fri
5:00 pm Ansel Adams: Masterworks | Membe... @ Foothills Arts Center
Ansel Adams: Masterworks | Membe... @ Foothills Arts Center
Jun 12 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Ansel Adams: Masterworks | Member Preview Reception @ Foothills Art Center   @ Foothills Arts Center | Golden | Colorado | United States
Ansel Adams: Masterworks Member Preview reception at Foothills Art Center (FAC).  This exhibition was organized by the Turtle Bay Exploration Park, Redding, CA.  Exhibition tour management by Landau Traveling Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA ” Page photo credit: ©2014 Rondal Partridge Archives Join FAC outside in the Sculpture Garden for beverages and light appetizers and a sneak peek at the Ansel Adams: Masterworks exhibition. The photographs presented in Ansel Adams:  Masterworks reveal the importance Adams placed on the visual splendor of natural environments such as the Sierra Nevada, Yosemite Valley and New Mexico.  Landmark photographs such as Monolith, the Face of Half Dome, Yosemite National Park, California and Moonrise, Hernandez, New Mexico are […]
5:00 pm Golden Music Festival @ Clear Cr...
Golden Music Festival @ Clear Cr...
Jun 12 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Golden Music Festival @ Clear Creek History Park
Celebrate summer at the Golden Music Festival on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, June 12-14, 2015. Spread a blanket on the natural hillside amphitheater at Clear Creek History Park in Golden, Colorado, and enjoy toe-tapping live bluegrass and folk music. This is one of the region’s top live music festivals. The award-winning bluegrass, Americana, and folk tunes along with, craft beer and gourmet food are all part of the weekend long adventure. Advance ticket sales start Tuesday, May 5, 2015. Tickets are non-refundable, and the festival will be held rain or shine. To register go to GoldenMusicFestival.org The 2015 lineup features 10 different bands and a great way to celebrate the weekend. To plan a Golden visit, […]

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Golden Bicycle Cruise Rides Tonight

The Golden Bicycle Cruise rides the last Tuesday of the month June through October and includes food, live music, beer, costumes and more.

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Memorial Day Weekend in Golden

Are you a traditionalist when it comes to the Memorial Day holiday? Whether you’re a purist wanting the historical Memorial Day celebrations or you’d like to begin the summer rite of passage with contemporary activities (shopping, dining, cultural attractions) Visit Golden has it all!

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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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