Golden Ticket

Golden Ticket

The Golden Ticket program encourages people to shop and dine in Golden with a chance to save up to 20% off purchases or even win $500! It is scratched in front of the participating merchant at the time of the sale and surrendered at that time. More information about Golden and a list of participating Golden Ticket merchants can be found on

How do businesses join the Golden Ticket Program?

Interested merchants contact Visit Golden to discuss this popular program. When they agree to join they are given a “Your Golden Ticket Accepted Here” sign for their window. A special Golden Ticket icon is added to their merchant profile on the website and they are included on Golden Ticket promotional materials and social media posts. Please contact Visit Golden at with any questions.

Who pays out the $500 winners?

The $500 winner is directed to take their winning ticket to the Golden Visitor Center. Golden Visitor Center volunteers will take the winner’s contact information and submit it to Visit Golden for payment. Then the winner will receive a check in the mail.

Where are Golden Tickets distributed?

Golden Tickets are distributed by the Coors Brewery tour guides at the completion of their bus tour back to the main visitors’ parking lot. Golden Tickets are also available at the Golden Visitors Center and some community events.

How many cash prize winners have there been?

In 2017 there were 79 $10 winners and four $500 winners!

What does it say on the ticket?

The ticket states:  “Discount or cash prize only valid when scratched in presence of participating business. Discounts limited to items priced at or below $300. Not valid on sale items or with any other offers. Other restrictions may apply. Cash prizes can be redeemed in person at Golden Visitors Center. Odds of winning cash prize 1 in 200. Odds of winning grand prize one in 10,000.”

COG Mesa

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

Additional Resources

City of Golden, Colorado
COG Mesa
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