Artsweek Golden

JUNE 17-23, 2024

JUNE 22 & 23, 9 AM – 5 PM

ARTSWEEK GOLDEN, June 17-23, 2024, a week-long celebration of the arts in Golden! 2024 has been a banner year for the arts in Golden, with multi-million dollar arts investments, the opening of new downtown arts venues and more! There will be many opportunities to explore Golden’s revitalized arts scene all week long. ARTSWEEK GOLDEN is orchestrated by Foothills Art Center and the centerpiece is GOLDEN ARTSWEEK FESTIVAL, June 22 & 23 from 9 am – 5 pm. This free, juried arts festival features 70 local and national artists in downtown Golden at 12th & Arapahoe Streets, just outside the new Foothills Arts Center Astor House. Phenomenal art, art open houses, music, kids’ art activities and more! 

We would love for you to be a part of it, so please join us for one or all of the events that we have scheduled! Schedule of events coming SOON.

We’re so excited to see you during our ARTSWEEK GOLDEN FESTIVAL! Here are a couple of things to keep in mind before you visit:

  • The festival is on Saturday, June 22, and Sunday, June 23 from 9 am – 5 pm
  • The festival is located at 12th & Arapahoe, Golden, CO
  • The festival is FREE to attend; no tickets are required to visit.

Getting to the Event and Parking


  • Ride your bike and park securely at one of the NEW on-site bike racks you will find at the event! Be sure to bring your bike lock!
  • Drive to a satellite lot and take the FREE SHUTTLE.  Park conveniently and free of charge at the Jefferson County Human Services building, (900 Jefferson County Parkway, Golden, 80401) (MAP) and hop on the free, dedicated shuttle right to the entrance of the event.  Shuttles run continuously for the duration of the event.
  • Ride the RTD W Line to the Jefferson County Government Center/Golden Station and hop on the free shuttle which will run continuously for the duration of the event.

If you have to drive, there are public parking options walkable to the event:


  • Clear Creek Lot –Space is limited, and it fills up quickly. (MAP) Located at 10th Street and Archer Street
  •  Colorado School of Mines Lot K –(MAP) Located at the corner of 11th Street and Maple Streets


  • Jackson Street North Public Garage (MAP) located on Jackson Street between 11th and 12th Streets. Offers paid parking using a parking app or kiosk.
  • Jackson Street South Public Garage (MAP) located on Jackson Street between 12th and 13th Streets. Offers paid parking using a parking app or  kiosk.
  • Street Parking – all of downtown Golden and the 10th Street corridor is paid parking.  Use the kiosk or the HONK parking app.
  • Colorado School of Mines Garage at McNeil Hall (MAP) offers paid parking using a parking app.

For more information about prices and where to park, visit the Park Golden website.

Mon, 6/17


Sketch and paint on a small sketchbook. Learn how to paint on the go. Paint with a sketchbook, sharpie, and travel paints. What a way to experience more of your travels or pleasant afternoons than with a sketch. This class includes a sketchbook, sharpie, and a travel set of paints.

  • Golden City Brewery, 920 12th St Building 2, Golden, CO 80401
  • 1-5 pm
  • $90 Members/ Non-Members & Friends $120

Mon, 6-17

GOlden City Brewery give Back Day

Your favorite brewery is supporting Foothills Art Center for ArtsWeek Golden by donating 10% of the proceeds to FAC. Stop by, hang out with friends, stock up on some cans, and kick off artsweek!

  • Golden City Brewery, 920 12th St Building 2, Golden, CO 80401
  • 11 am – 7 pm

Wed, 6/19


Watch aerialists fly high and dance in the sky from The Circus Foundry. The aerialist at begin at 6 pm at The Golden Mill.

  • Golden Mill, 1012 Ford St, Golden, CO 80401
  • 6-8 pm
  • Free

Wed, 6/19

GOLDEN MILL Give back day

On Wednesday, June 19th, the Golden Mill is continuing their support for Foothills Art Center during ARTSWEEK by donating a portion of their sales. Join us for an awe-inspiring performance by The Circus Foundry’s aerialists, soaring high and dancing in the sky, starting at 6 pm

  • Golden Mill, 1012 Ford St, Golden, CO 80401
  • 6-8 pm

fri, 6/21


Join local artist Pat Conrad on a plein air sketching walk along Clear Creek. We will stop in a few locations to do some drawings and learn techniques. Make sure to bring a pencil, sharpener and a sketch book!

  • Meet at Astor House, 822 12th Street
  • 10 am – 12 pm
  • Free

Sat&Sun, 6/22-23


Located in the heart of downtown Golden with 91 artist booths, all within easy walking distance of the dozen restaurants and outdoor cafes, and five craft beer gardens.

  • 12th & Arapahoe, Golden, Colorado
  • 9 am -5 pm
  • Free