Wedding Ceremonies

Ceremonies performed by a Judicial Officer

Golden City HallThe City of Golden Municipal Judge Goodbee is now available to perform wedding ceremonies free of charge most Mondays at Golden City Hall, 911 10th Street, by appointment only.

Please contact Judge Goodbee at to reserve a date and time for your wedding ceremony.

On the day of your wedding ceremony:

  • Noon ceremonies should report to the Municipal Court at 11:45 a.m.
  • Please remember to bring your marriage license* and driver’s license.

*Please note: You MUST obtain a marriage or civil union license BEFORE your wedding ceremony. You may obtain a license from the Jefferson County Clerk and Recorder’s Office, 100 Jefferson County Parkway, Suite 2560. Cost is $30, and licenses are valid for 35 days.

Weddings & Receptions at the Golden History Museum or Golden History Park

The Golden History Museum & Park offers two unique options for wedding ceremonies and receptions.

The Golden History Park offers three acres of rustic charm close to the banks of Clear Creek and near downtown Golden and can accommodate as many as 1000 people.

The Golden History Museum offers a more cozy atmosphere with an outdoor patio set next to the creek that can seat as many as 60.

To learn more about either option, please visit

Weddings & Receptions at Fossil Trace

The Fossil Trace Golf Club is available to rent for wedding ceremonies and receptions. Both the ballroom, which seats 150 people, and the Ceremony Garden are available for large wedding parties, and Schnepf’s Restaurant at Fossil Trace offers extensive catering services for special events.

For more information and to take the first steps in reserving Fossil Trace Golf Club for your wedding festivities, visit

Fossil Trace

Wedding Receptions at the Golden Community Center

Golden Community Center front facade on a sunny day

The Golden Community Center offers facility rentals for your wedding party that will seat up to 250 people. The rooms are spacious, bright, private, and feature beautiful views.

Visit our Facilities Use & Rentals page for more information about the spaces available, including prices. You may also call the Community Center front desk for more information at 303-384-8100.

COG Mesa

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

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