Golden Farmer’s Market @ Golden Library Parking Lot
Oct 3 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

Golden Farmer's Market vendor offers giant jugs of hand sanitizer while wearing a mask.Golden Farmers Market runs every Saturday through October 3 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the parking lot just west of the Golden Library on 10th and Illinois streets in historic downtown.

Know Before You Go!

  • Wear a mask
  • NO pets are allowed
  • Pay via card vs cash
  • No consumption of food
  • Please pre-order from vendors
  • Bring only one family member vs whole family
  • No touching of produce or products
  • Please stay home if you are not feeling well
Whale of a Used Book Sale @ Jeffco Fairgrounds
Oct 14 @ 9:00 am – Oct 18 @ 5:00 pm

Colorado’s largest and most popular used book sale is back at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds from Wednesday through Sunday, Oct. 14 – 18. The sale is from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday through Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday. Friends Night is on Wednesday, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

To ensure social distancing, no more than 50 shoppers will be allowed entry at the top of each hour, and shoppers have 50 minutes to shop before they are required to check out so that another 50 shoppers can come in.

To guarantee entry at a time of your choosing, you’re encouraged to register in advance online for $5/person. Registration opens on September 30. Each paid registration includes one complimentary book of your choosing (a few exceptions apply). Register at

COG Mesa

 Golden was named after Thomas L. Golden,
a gold prospector who arrived in Jefferson County in 1858.

Additional Resources

City of Golden, Colorado
COG Mesa