Calendar

Jul
4
Mon
2022
Independence Day (offices closed)
Jul 4 all-day

City administrative offices will be closed on July 4th in observance of the Independence Day holiday.

Please celebrate safely!

4th of July Celebration
4th of July Festival @ Lions Park
Jul 4 @ 11:00 am – 9:30 pm

July 4 CelebrationThere will be NO fireworks in Golden this year, but lots of opportunity to celebrate at the 4th of July Festival in Lions Park, organized and hosted by the Golden Lions Club.

The celebration is an opportunity for families, friends, and neighbors to get together at Lions Park on 10th Street to enjoy food, fun and live music while celebrating our great country.

Bring your own picnic, or food will be available for purchase from American Legion Golden Post 21 and two specialty food trucks. Drinks will also be available for purchase from Coors, Golden City Brewery beer, and Bonacquisti Wines (Denver’s Urban Winery).

Live Music Schedule:

  • 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. — Meniskus (Rock Nouveau)
  • 3 – 6 p.m. — Ryan Chrys & the Rough Cuts (Modern Outlaw Country)
  • 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. — Something Underground (Rock)
  • Parking Guidelines for the Lion’s Club 4th of July Celebration in the City of Golden
    • We encourage all attendees to arrive early! If you have picnic materials, lawn chairs, and other cumbersome items to drop off, you may drop those off at Lion’s Park prior to finding a place to park.
    • If you park along 10th Street, the first two hours are free, and each additional hour is $2 to a maximum of $8/day. You MUST REGISTER your vehicle on the ParkMobile app or at a nearby pay station, even if you are planning to stay less than two hours.
    • There is FREE parking available in the Clear Creek Parking Lot, located at 304 10th St. Other parking is available in the parking garages located on Jackson Street, between 11th and 13th Streets.
    • The Kayak Drop-Off Lot is reserved for parking for Handicapped individuals, along with Lion’s Club event volunteers. No public parking will be available in that lot.
    • Please be aware that if 10th Street becomes too crowded near Lion’s Park, there is a chance that it will become closed to traffic. So, please arrive early!
Jul
6
Wed
2022
CANCELED: Planning Commission Meeting @ Council Chambers
Jul 6 @ 6:30 pm

Please note: This meeting has been canceled.

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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.

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.

Jul
7
Thu
2022
Public Art Commission Meeting @ Council Chambers
Jul 7 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

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.

ARTSWEEK GOLDEN: Stories Worth Telling Festival @ Buffalo Rose
Jul 7 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

ARTSWEEK GOLDENJoin us at the Buffalo Rose (1119 Washington Ave.) on Thursday, July 7 from 6 to 8 p.m. for a night of storytelling by Colorado filmmakers.

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ARTSWEEK GOLDEN returns July 7 – 15 with a week-long celebration of the arts courtesy of Foothills Art Center and the Golden Public Art Commission (PAC).

Plein Air painters, aerialists, a film screening and art trivia are just some of the activities with an art-oriented focus that will be free to the public. Walk downtown and along the north side of the creek and see if you can discover all 14 “Itty Bitty Art Projects” sponsored by the PAC.

For a complete listing of all events happening during ARTSWEEK GOLDEN, visit www.foothillsartcenter.org.

Jul
9
Sat
2022
Golden Farmers Market @ Next to the Golden Library
Jul 9 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

Golden Farmers' MarketThe Golden Farmers Market this year opens Saturday, June 4, 2022 and runs through Saturday, October 8, 2022.

Shop local and fresh at the Golden Farmers Market, sponsored by the Golden Chamber of Commerce. Local growers and artisanal vendors offer a wide selection of produce, prepared food and health, beauty and wellness items. The market welcomes SNAP Benefits and offers Double Up Bucks for its patrons.

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) logoLook for the market in its customary location next to the Golden Library at 10th & Illinois Streets, on Saturday mornings from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

For more information, visit GoldenFarmersMarket.org.

The market accepts SNAP and offers Double Up Bucks.

ARTSWEEK GOLDEN Festival @ Downtown Golden
Jul 9 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

ARTSWEEK GOLDENEnjoy a diverse array of artwork from over 100 artists in this nationally juried arts festival from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday in downtown Golden at 12th and Arapahoe.

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ARTSWEEK GOLDEN returns July 7 – 15 with a week-long celebration of the arts courtesy of Foothills Art Center and the Golden Public Art Commission (PAC).

Plein Air painters, aerialists, a film screening and art trivia are just some of the activities with an art-oriented focus that will be free to the public. Walk downtown and along the north side of the creek and see if you can discover all 14 “Itty Bitty Art Projects” sponsored by the PAC.

For a complete listing of all events happening during ARTSWEEK GOLDEN, visit www.foothillsartcenter.org.

Jul
10
Sun
2022
ARTSWEEK GOLDEN Festival @ Downtown Golden
Jul 10 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

ARTSWEEK GOLDENEnjoy a diverse array of artwork from over 100 artists in this nationally juried arts festival from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday in downtown Golden at 12th and Arapahoe.

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ARTSWEEK GOLDEN returns July 7 – 15 with a week-long celebration of the arts courtesy of Foothills Art Center and the Golden Public Art Commission (PAC).

Plein Air painters, aerialists, a film screening and art trivia are just some of the activities with an art-oriented focus that will be free to the public. Walk downtown and along the north side of the creek and see if you can discover all 14 “Itty Bitty Art Projects” sponsored by the PAC.

For a complete listing of all events happening during ARTSWEEK GOLDEN, visit www.foothillsartcenter.org.

Jul
11
Mon
2022
ARTSWEEK GOLDEN: 4th Annual Plein Air Event Reception @ Foothills Art Center
Jul 11 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

ARTSWEEK GOLDENThursday through Saturday, artists at all skill levels will be in various locations throughout Golden painting outside, on location. See the finished works on display at a Plein Air Event Reception at the Foothills Art Center, 809 15th St. on Monday, July 11 from 5 to 7 p.m.

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ARTSWEEK GOLDEN returns July 7 – 15 with a week-long celebration of the arts courtesy of Foothills Art Center and the Golden Public Art Commission (PAC).

Plein Air painters, aerialists, a film screening and art trivia are just some of the activities with an art-oriented focus that will be free to the public. Walk downtown and along the north side of the creek and see if you can discover all 14 “Itty Bitty Art Projects” sponsored by the PAC.

For a complete listing of all events happening during ARTSWEEK GOLDEN, visit www.foothillsartcenter.org.

Golden Urban Renewal Authority Meeting @ Council Chambers
Jul 11 @ 6:30 pm

GURA logoThe 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. in Council Chambers and members of the public are welcome to attend. 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.

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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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