REDI Task Force Meeting @ Council Chambers
Oct 5 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

The REDI (Race, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion) Task Force is composed of community members and city staff who have a key role in implementing aspects of the REDI Action Plan, finalized by the City in November of 2022.

The Task Force focuses on promoting accountability for implementing the REDI Action Plan and coordinating community-wide efforts to advance equity.

The task force meets monthly in Council Chambers (911 10th St.) on the first Thursday of the month from 4:30 to 6 p.m. The public is welcome to attend.

Visit for more information on the REDI Task Force and other city initiatives to promote equity in Golden.

Golden Farmers Market @ Golden Library Parking Lot
Oct 7 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

Golden Farmers Market logoThe Golden Farmers Market, sponsored by the Golden Chamber of Commerce, takes place Saturdays, June 3 – Oct. 7 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at  10th and Illinois.

The Golden Farmers Market connects shoppers to growers of fresh produce and local vendors of artisanal food, health, beauty and wellness items.

The Golden Farmers Market welcomes SNAP Benefits and offers Double Up Food Bucks for patrons.

For more information, visit

GFD Safety Day @ Golden Fire Station 1
Oct 7 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Come out to Fire Station #1 at 911 10th Street on Oct. 7 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for a free, Fire Prevention Week Safety Day, sponsored with the help of local and regional partners.

Activities for all ages will be featured, including fire truck tours, live fire demonstrations, and the opportunity to practice hands-on fire safety skills with first responders.

Light refreshments provided.

Metro Denver Green Homes Tour @ American Mountaineering Center
Oct 7 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Find out how your neighbors are living better AND saving money at the annual Metro Denver Green Homes Tour. This year, the tour features an outstanding group of fifteen homes that have opened their doors wide in welcome, ready to inspire your eco-friendly home innovations.

All the homes are described in a large colorful booklet that is free with each $10 ticket.

Learn more and register at

Afterward, don’t miss the free Green Expo and Reception at the American Mountaineering Center from 5 to 7 p.m.

Coffee With Councilors @ Community Center Bear Creek Room
Oct 7 @ 10:00 am

A coffee cup sits near a laptop computer.Join your neighbors for Coffee with Councilors the first Saturday of the month at 10 a.m. in the Golden Community Center Bear Creek South room (1470 10th St.) unless otherwise noted on the calendar. Or if you prefer, join us online from the comfort of your own home (bring your own coffee!).

This month’s event features a discussion with Thriving Communities Director, Sarah Vaine, on Golden’s “Housing for All” affordable housing initiatives and strategies.

Bring your thoughts, ideas and questions and let’s have a conversation!

Green Expo and Reception @ American Mountaineering Center
Oct 7 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Following the Metro Denver Green Homes Tour, come out to the American Mountaineering Center for a free celebration of all things green!

Come explore an eco-friendly tiny home, visit the solar growing dome, try demo bikes and explore the EV Roundup of locally owned EV’s and new dealer models.

Enjoy free appetizers, local beverages and live music. It’s an event not to be missed!

Golden Years Reception @ Golden Community Center, Community Rooms
Oct 13 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am

Join Golden’s Parks and Recreation and Thriving Communities Departments for a Golden Years Reception on Friday, October 13 from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Learn about current programs, talk with staff, and have an opportunity to provide feedback on ways the City of Golden can support all older adults.

The event will feature brief comments at 10 a.m., followed by a roundtable discussion for community feedback. Information will be available on Guiding Golden post-event.

Light refreshments will be served.  Please RSVP online.

Questions? Email or call 303-384-8100.

Beer Tasting and Chili Cookoff @ Parfet Park
Oct 14 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Individuals, businesses and restaurants offer up their best chili for tasting and competition at Parfet Park on Oct. 14 from 1 to 4 p.m.

Sponsored by the Golden Chamber of Commerce in partnership with Coors Distributing Company, this event will showcase 30+ brands of beer, from domestic beers to imports and local specialty crafts.

Learn more and get your tickets at

Mobility & Transportation Advisory Board Meeting @ Council Chambers
Oct 26 @ 6:00 pm

The Mobility & Transportation Advisory Board offers a venue to evaluate the relationship between mobility of all types and the economy, sustainability, safety, land use, neighborhood integrity, and emergency response times; and study the importance of transportation access to health care, employment, education, housing, business, and recreational facilities.

MTAB meets on the fourth Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. unless otherwise noted.

Trick or Treat Street @ Downtown Golden
Oct 31 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

On Halloween, Oct. 31 from 3 to 4:30 p.m., downtown Washington Ave. will be closed to cars and filled instead with tiny zombies, super-heroes and other masked little ones, all ready to fill their trick-or-treat bags in a safe atmosphere with candy provided by local Golden merchants.

Bring your little ones for some sugar-saturated, non-spooky fun!

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 Did You Know?
Golden was originally chosen as the territorial capital of Colorado in 1862.

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