15th Annual Golden Gallop @ Downtown Golden and Virtual
Sep 19 @ 7:45 am

Golden GallopThis year the Golden Gallop will offer a HYBRID event, with an in-person race on September 19, or an option to complete a race during a ‘virtual’ race window from Sept. 11 to Sept. 19. Choose from multiple race options, including a Kid’s Fun Run, a 5K and a 10K. Whether in-person or virtual, kids, families, and friends from all over are encouraged to participate. The event raises funds for the Golden Schools Foundation which provides educational funding for seven Golden articulation schools.

Learn more and register online.

Autumn Fest 2021 @ Golden History Museum
Oct 3 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Autumn Fest logoJoin us at the Golden History Museum (923 10th St.) from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 3 for the first-ever Autumn Fest and a packed afternoon of fun for the whole family, sponsored by Golden Kids Dental and Orthodontics.

Free Family Activities

incredible chalk art
hourly puppet shows (plus hands-on stations to make your own show)
make-your-own-bubbles station
silent movie viewing
4-H petting zoo
craft stations
BIG TRUCK demo (Streets, Fire, and Police Departments)
costumed Civil War interpretation
karate demonstration
Other Fun
Westernaires pony rides ($3 per ride)
CODA Brewing Company beer garden

The best part? It’s fun for the whole family and a great way to welcome the fall season!

GPD Hosts Pictures with Santa @ Golden Community Center
Dec 8 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Santa lowers his glasses and says Golden PD Ho, ho, hosts...Santa is coming to visit the Golden Police Department, Wednesday, Dec. 8, from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Golden Community Center, 1470 10th St.

Come and meet Golden Police Officers, Elves from the North Pole, and get your picture taken with Santa!

Kids, bring your letters to Santa! Officers will be collecting letters and making sure Santa receives them.

There will be FREE cookies, coloring, crafts, and lots more!

COVID-19: Child Holiday-Themed Masks will be available. Photographs will be taken OUTSIDE. Santa is fully vaccinated. The Jefferson County Board of Health has issued Public Health Order 21-006, which requires all individuals ages 3 and older to wear a mask or cloth face covering when in indoor public spaces in Jefferson County, regardless of vaccination status.

COG Mesa

 Golden has 402 acres of open space
and maintains 253 acres of parks right within the city itself.

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