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Jul
8
Mon
2019
ARTSWEEK GOLDEN 2019
Jul 8 – Jul 14 all-day

ARTSWEEK GOLDENJoin in a week-long celebration of the arts! ARTSWEEK GOLDEN includes activites that will take place throughout Golden such as yarn-bombing of Golden sculptures, performance art, sidewalk chalk masterpieces, plein air painting, and much more.

The festival will culminate in the Foothills Fine Arts Festival with more than 100 national artists exhibiting their works in downtown Golden at Arapahoe and 12th Street.

Learn more and see the full schedule of events at Artsweekgolden.org.

Aug
17
Sat
2019
29th Annual Golden Fine Arts Festival @ Downtown Golden
Aug 17 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Fine Arts FestivalA Golden icon for nearly three decades, Golden Fine Arts Festival is a prestigious juried art show located in the heart of historic downtown Golden.

With its prime location and free admission to the public, this premier event draws over 35,000 visitors over 2 days to enjoy art, live performances, craft beer, food vendors, and children’s activities.

The established art fair will be limited to 136 artists selected through a competitive jury process. Cash prizes are awarded to 1st and 2nd place winners in nine categories, as well as Best of Show and Best of Colorado honors.

Aug
18
Sun
2019
29th Annual Golden Fine Arts Festival @ Downtown Golden
Aug 18 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Fine Arts FestivalA Golden icon for nearly three decades, Golden Fine Arts Festival is a prestigious juried art show located in the heart of historic downtown Golden.

With its prime location and free admission to the public, this premier event draws over 35,000 visitors over 2 days to enjoy art, live performances, craft beer, food vendors, and children’s activities.

The established art fair will be limited to 136 artists selected through a competitive jury process. Cash prizes are awarded to 1st and 2nd place winners in nine categories, as well as Best of Show and Best of Colorado honors.

Sep
28
Sat
2019
Colorado Mountain Fest @ American Mountaineering Center
Sep 28 @ 8:00 am – 8:00 pm

Colorado Mountain Fest logoJoin friends and family for a weekend celebrating outdoor adventure and Colorado lifestyle!

This family-friendly event is free and open to the public with a vendor village featuring gear demos and giveaways, a film festival, entertainment, food trucks, craft beer garden from Odell, and more.

Sign up for sports clinics and free outdoor skills seminars led by top athletes and brands in a variety of disciplines, from mountain biking to climbing, outdoor photography, trail running, and fly fishing. They will even have Mini-Mountain Fest for the kiddos so they can have fun, while you get after it.

Learn more and register online at CMC.org.

Sep
29
Sun
2019
Colorado Mountain Fest @ American Mountaineering Center
Sep 29 @ 8:00 am – 8:00 pm

Colorado Mountain Fest logoJoin friends and family for a weekend celebrating outdoor adventure and Colorado lifestyle!

This family-friendly event is free and open to the public with a vendor village featuring gear demos and giveaways, a film festival, entertainment, food trucks, craft beer garden from Odell, and more.

Sign up for sports clinics and free outdoor skills seminars led by top athletes and brands in a variety of disciplines, from mountain biking to climbing, outdoor photography, trail running, and fly fishing. They will even have Mini-Mountain Fest for the kiddos so they can have fun, while you get after it.

Learn more and register online at CMC.org.

Nov
30
Sat
2019
Small Business Saturday @ Golden Visitors Center
Nov 30 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

a man and woman shopping on small business saturdayKick-off the holiday season during Small Business Saturday on Nov. 30! Shop and dine in Golden all day long. Doing business in Golden helps our entire community by providing jobs, supporting local business owners, and stimulating the economy. It’s a perfect chance to support your city and help Golden thrive while also finding great gifts for your friends, family, and for you.

Stop by Visit Golden’s Shop Small Welcome Station from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Nov. 30 to pick up a tote bag and sip a hot drink before experiencing all of Golden’s five shopping areas. The welcome station will be located in front of the Golden Visitors Center, 1010 Washington Ave. (weather permitting) and will be marked by balloons.

Learn more at www.VisitGolden.com.

Dec
7
Sat
2019
GHS Holiday Bazaar 2019 @ Golden High School
Dec 7 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Hoiday Bazaar flyer with snowmen. December 7, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.Come do some Christmas Shopping at the Annual Golden High School Holiday Bazaar held by the PTA of Golden High. With one-of-a-kind gifts from over 90 different local artists, you can make a big dent on your holiday shopping list.

This is a fund raiser for the students at Golden High School, helping with scholarships, after prom party, grants, and more.

The Holiday Bazaar will be held at the Golden High School, 701 24th St, Golden on Saturday, December 7 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Includes free parking and admission.

Jul
10
Sat
2021
Foothills Fine Arts Festival @ Downtown Golden
Jul 10 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Fine Arts FestivalEnjoy a diverse array of artwork from over 100 artists in this nationally juried arts festival.

With its prime location and free admission to the public, this premier event typically draws more than 35,000 visitors over 2 days to enjoy art, live performances, craft beer, food vendors, and children’s activities.

Jul
11
Sun
2021
Foothills Fine Arts Festival @ Downtown Golden
Jul 11 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Fine Arts FestivalEnjoy a diverse array of artwork from over 100 artists in this nationally juried arts festival.

With its prime location and free admission to the public, this premier event typically draws more than 35,000 visitors over 2 days to enjoy art, live performances, craft beer, food vendors, and children’s activities.

Aug
21
Sat
2021
31st Annual Golden Fine Arts Festival @ Downtown Golden
Aug 21 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Golden Fine Arts Festival logoA Golden icon for three decades, Golden Fine Arts Festival is a prestigious juried art show located in the heart of historic downtown Golden, Colorado happening August 21-22.

With its prime location just 20 minutes west of Metro Denver and free admission to the public, this premier event traditionally draws over 30,000 visitors (pre-COVID) over 2 days to enjoy art, live entertainment, beer and wine gardens, and food vendors.

The event, rich in community tradition and a well-established reputation, is limited to 100 artist booth spaces. If social distancing restrictions are in place, booth spaces may be limited further. Artists are selected through a competitive jury process selected by art professionals. Traditionally, over half of participating artists travel to Golden from outside of the state of Colorado. Colorado is also home to many talented artists who participate at the event each year. Cash prizes are awarded to 1st and 2nd place winners in nine categories, as well as Best of Show and Best of Colorado honors.

Produced by the Golden Chamber of Commerce, Golden Fine Arts Festival is a favorite of those who value an attentive and welcoming ‘home hospitality’ of Golden, Colorado for artists and patrons alike. Visit www.goldenfineartsfestival.org before you go for more information, and to ensure there are no additional, pandemic-related restrictions implemented.

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

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