Get your costumes ready and pump up your tires! The Golden Bicycle Cruise is back for another fun season of music, beer, food, and the always popular costume-themed cruise rides around Golden.
Golden-based New Terrain Brewing Company will pour two local brews each night, while local bands provide the music and Bob’s Atomic Burgers provides the food. If you plan on purchasing food or drinks, please note that this is a cash-only event.
There are prize drawings for adults and kids during every ride. Adults earn prize tickets with the purchase of beer, and kids can earn tickets by (1) showing up (2) wearing a costume and/or (3) bringing nonperishable food donations for a local food pantry.
The family-friendly event, sponsored by the Golden Community Commons group, takes place on the last Tuesday of the month, May through September. Gather at 6 p.m. in the parking lot next to the library for music, food and beer. Ride starts at 7 p.m. and ends back at the library lot where the fun continues until 9:30 p.m.
The Public Art Commission (PAC) has the responsibility of promoting, selecting, acquiring and maintaining public art in the fulfillment of the City’s Art in Public Places program.
PAC meets on the first Thursday of each month from 9 to 10:30 a.m. These meeting are open to the public.
Please view our Public Art Commission page for more information on PAC responsibilities and to view a list of commission members. Visit our Agendas, Minutes, Web Casts and Schedules page to view agendas and meeting minutes.
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
The Historic Preservation Board has a number of responsibilities regarding the preservation and upkeep of Golden’s many historic sites.
The Board meets on the first Monday evening of each month in public hearing at 6:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted on the calendar. Study sessions may be scheduled the third Monday of each month.
To see agendas, minutes and audio recordings of past meetings, please visit our Agenda, Minutes, Web Casts, Schedule page.
The Planning Commission, established in 1948, affords residents the opportunity to actively participate in the planning of the City and its welfare; to learn all facets of the regulations governing such functions; interact with a wide variety of citizens participating in the shaping of Golden’s future; and assume an active role in any regulation changes involving zoning and subdivision activity.
Planning Commission public hearings are held on the first Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. Planning Commission Study Sessions recur on the third Wednesday of each month.
To download the agenda for the next meeting, or view archived agendas, minutes or listen to audio from past meetings, please visit the Agendas, Minutes, Web Casts and Schedules page. Visit the Planning Commission page to learn more about their responsibilities and duties.
The Golden City Council meets every second and fourth Thursday at 6:30 p.m., unless rescheduled due to holidays or other events happening in the City.
To download the agenda for the next meeting, or view archived agendas, minutes or web casts from past meetings, please visit the Agendas, Minutes, Web Casts and Schedules page.
Visit the Council Members & Commentaries pages to read about and find contact information for Mayor Laura Weinberg and all six council members.
When the City of Golden bought the old Coors building at 311 10th St., we were left with a lot of extra furniture! Since we plan to demolish the building, we need to get rid of everything inside; and we want our community to get first pick! Stop by the building from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 10 for a community yard sale. Items for sale include office chairs, small and mediumsized filing cabinets, bookcases, office tables, café tables and chairs, and more. The first several customers will also receive a free white board with their purchase. If you would rather do your yard sale shopping online, we have items posted on GovDeals. Just search for Golden, CO.
The Golden Urban Renewal Authority (GURA) implements urban renewal projects consistent with community values.
The Golden Urban Renewal Authority meets on the second Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. To learn more, visit our GURA page. To view agendas, minutes and webcasts for GURA meetings, visit our Agendas, Minutes, Web Casts and Schedules page.
The Economic Development Commission (EDComm) was established by Golden City Council in June of 1999 and consists of seven members. The purpose of the Economic Development Commission is to provide leadership, education, and the tools necessary for the Golden community to optimize appropriate economic opportunities. Their duties include developing a structure and strategy for marketing/promoting the Golden community.
To download the agenda for the next meeting, or view archived agendas, minutes or listen to audio from past meetings, please visit the Agendas, Minutes, Web Casts and Schedules page.
The Economic Development Commission meets regularly on the second Tuesday of each month starting at 6:30 p.m. If a meeting must be rescheduled for some reason, the date will be noted on the Community Calendar.
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 www.WhaleSale.org.