Golden Bicycle Cruise 2021 @ Celebration Plaza @ Calvary Episcopal Church
Sep 28 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

The Golden Bicycle Cruise is back in 2021!

The family-friendly event, sponsored by the Golden Community Commons group, takes place on the last Tuesday of the month, June through September. Golden Bike Cruise

New Location: Celebration Plaza next to the Golden Episcopal Church.

Check the theme and get your costume ready! Food, drink and music start at 5:30 p.m., the ride starts at 7 p.m.


  • June: “Hometown Heroes” with music by Marafiki
  • July: “Red, White & Blue” with music by Chris Thompson and Friends
  • August: “Disco/80’s” with music by Dorado
  • September: “Zombies” with music by Weatherbee and the Gnarbillys


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!

Veterans Day Ceremony @ US Marine Corps Memorial
Nov 6 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

The United States Marine Corps Memorial Foundation will hold the annual ceremony for Veterans Day on US Marine Corps Memorial LogoSaturday, November 6 at 2 p.m.

The ceremony, honoring veterans and the 100 year anniversary of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, will feature Guest Speaker Cmdr. Jason Pratt, USN (Retired) along with a music program. The 13 US troops fallen on August 26th will also be honored, and a parade float of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier will be on site.

This year the USMC Memorial has been expanded to collect donations for the Toys for Tots program.

Bring your donations for the Toys for Tots donation drop-off from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Arrive early; parking is available in the commercial lots across the street.

Learn more about, and donate to, the USMC Memorial remodel project.

Olde Golden Candlelight Walk @ Foothills Art Center
Dec 3 @ 6:30 pm

Candlelight NightsExperience the beauty of the holiday season with a walk down Washington Ave., candle in hand, singing carols this Friday, Dec. 3.

The pre-walk holiday show starts at 5 p.m. on the stage at 10th and Washington. The walk starts at 6:30 p.m. at Foothills Art Center on 15th St. and will culminate with a short, live entertainment program, and lighting of the lights.

GHS Holiday Bazaar @ Golden High School
Dec 4 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Golden High School Holiday Bazaar with free admissionCome do some holiday shopping at the Annual Golden High School Holiday Bazaar held by the GHS PTA.

With plenty to choose from and a variety of goods from over 70 different vendors, you can make a big dent on your holiday shopping list.

This is a fundraiser for the students at Golden High School, helping with scholarships, grants, and more.

The Bazaar will run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 4 at Golden High School, 701 24th St. Includes free parking and admission.

Jefferson Symphony Holiday Concert @ CSM Green Center
Dec 5 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Jefferson Symphony OrchestraThe Jefferson Symphony presents Mozart’s “The Marriage of Figaro Overture” and selections from Bizet. Conducted by the esteemed William Morse, and featuring soprano Emily Murdoch and tenor James Baumgartner, the JSO returns to the Colorado School or Mines Green Center (924 16th St.) for their 69th season.
Please note that proof of vaccination and masks are required to attend this performance.
For tickets and more information, visit
Jingle on the Avenue – Holiday Character Mingle @ Downtown Golden
Dec 18 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Spend a magical day in Golden meeting and mingling with family favorite holiday characters along Washington Avenue!

Christmas elves pose around a Christmas tree on the sidewalk


Homestead for the Holidays with GHM
Dec 18 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Come out to the Golden History Park on Dec. 18 from 5 to 8 p.m. for Homestead for the Holidays and experience the winter season just like the pioneers did! Stroll through the Golden History Park with the whole family—take in the colorful lights and decorations, make a craft that you get to take home, and bask in the season!

Advanced registration is required.

2022 Annual Easter Egg Hunt @ Parfet Park
Apr 16 @ 10:00 am

Easter Egg HuntThe Kiwanis Club and the Golden Chamber of Commerce will host their annual Easter Egg hunt this year on April 16 at 10 a.m. in Parfet Park.

On the morning of the hunt, thousands of plastic eggs are spread throughout Parfet Park with different areas for different age groups. Once the bell sounds, kids clean the park in no time, so don’t be late!

All kids up to the age of 10 are welcome to participate.

CASA Champions for Children Breakfast @ Marriott Denver West
Apr 21 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am

Champions for Children Breakfast 2022CASA of Jefferson and Gilpin Counties will host its annual Champions for Children Breakfast on Thursday, April 21 from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. at the Marriott Denver West in Golden.

April is Child Abuse prevention month so there is no better time for members of our community to come together to focus on CASA’s important work of advocating on behalf of child abuse and neglect victims in Jefferson and Gilpin counties.

RSVP to reserve your spot, learn more about CASA, and apply to be a volunteer.

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

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