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
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.

Olde Golden Holiday Parade @ Downtown Golden
Dec 11 @ 10:30 am

Olde Golden Christmas ParadeBursting with Colorado charm and holiday spirit, Golden’s holiday parade is a beloved family-friendly tradition. The parade route runs along Washington Ave. from 10th St. to 13th St. and will feature elves, marching bands, floats, Victorian carolers, antique cars, the Grinch, Buffalo Bill and, of course, Santa!

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.

Mines Park Redevelopment Meeting @ Virtual Meeting
Jan 19 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The Colorado School of Mines Board of Trustees has given formal approval to begin work with a developer, Capstone Development Partners, on a public-private partnership that will reimagine Mines Park student housing and raise the total bed count from 538 to more than 1,000. Construction and renovation will begin in Summer 2022, with the first phase done by Fall 2023 and final completion by Fall 2024.

The project team is hosting the second of three meetings on Jan. 19, 6 to 7 p.m. with current Mines Park residents, Mines students and the surrounding City of Golden community as planning progresses to receive feedback on the vision for Mines Park.

How to Participate


Join the meeting on Zoom with password: 366972.


Dial in for the meeting at 253-215-8782 or 346-248-7799
Meeting ID: 932 0554 2588.
If you are calling from abroad, access international numbers to participate.

H.323/SIP Room System:

H.323: (US West) or (US East)
Meeting ID: 932 0554 2588
Password: 366972
Password: 366972

CoorsTek Rezoning Application Virtual Community Meeting @ Virtual Meeting
Mar 10 @ 5:00 pm

Join us on March 10 at 5 p.m. for a virtual community meeting to discuss the CoorsTek rezoning application to Planning Commission.

This meeting will include a staff overview of the project, the area, and a timeline of the process. The applicant will present the zoning request and provide details on each topical section of the zoning request. There will be a Q&A for each topic area so that the public can have a direct dialog with the applicant. This meeting will be recorded.

Register online in advance.

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.

Western on Washington: A Saloon Stroll @ Downtown Golden
Apr 22 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Western on Washington logoDon your Wild West best, stroll among Golden’s finest saloons, bid on unique auction items, and finish the night with a boot-scootin’ concert at the Buffalo Rose, performed by The Gnarbillys.

The fun happens in downtown Golden on Friday, April 22. Check-In at Yo-Colorado (805 12th St.) from 6 to 7 p.m., take a “stroll” through downtown Golden, then mosey on over to the Buffalo Rose for music, which gets going at 8 pm.

Tickets on sale now at

Visit an Archaeologist at the GHM @ Golden History Museum
Apr 30 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Archaeology isn’t just about digs in exotic locations far away from here. Golden has a rich history that we’re still “uncovering”! Stop by the Golden History Museum (923 10th St.) on Saturday, April 30 between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. and visit with archaeologist Amy Gillaspie while she photographs artifacts collected during the Astor House Community Archaeology Project excavation of summer 2021.

Learn more about the Astor House dig site, ask about a day in the life of an archaeologist, or just take a look at the artifacts. Amy specializes in social changes at Front Range historic sites and has also excavated at Plains sites in Colorado and North Dakota, at Classic Maya sites in Belize, and for the US Department of Defense on a World War II recovery mission in France. This a free drop-in event with NO registration required.

Volunteers and archaeologists work on the Astor House archaeology dig
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 Golden has 402 acres of open space
and maintains 253 acres of parks right within the city itself.

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