Golden Colorado is a popular spot for weddings. Our historic downtown provides a home base where you can host the rehearsal dinner and wedding, accommodate the guests, and provide plenty of fun things to do, all within easy walking distance!
American Mountaineering Center – Capacity: 200
The American Mountaineering Center is a beautiful facility for your upcoming mountain wedding. If you’re looking for a space to host your rehearsal dinner, wedding reception or the ceremony itself, this historic building offers the perfect backdrop for your big day.
Looking for a fun twist? Our state-of-the-art American Mountaineering Museum is a welcoming space for a cocktail reception or as a group activity for your guests. Smaller, more intimate weddings might also consider using the Museum’s arching double staircase as the ideal place to exchange vows.
While we do not provide catering, we will gladly work with you to find vendors that fit your budget and event needs. All of our event spaces can be transformed to best suit your preferences and style.
The Briarwood Inn – Capacity: 200
The Briarwood Inn
1630 8th St.
Weddings, Marketing and Sales Manager
Critically acclaimed as one of Colorado’s most romantic restaurants, The Briarwood is the perfect place to celebrate your special day. With the combination of our elegant indoor dining rooms, a brand new Garden Terrace, and all star food and service, we have it all to make your day memorable and one of a kind.
The Garden Terrace – A picturesque Rocky Mountain backdrop frames the setting of the Garden Terrace featuring natural stone elements, two water features, a fireplace, outdoor sound system, romantic wedding pergola, patio area and grassy lawn, set among a beautiful array of flowers and trees. A perfect venue for an elegant outdoor garden wedding.
Two indoor dining rooms graced with charm and elegance are perfect for an indoor reception venue. The Grand West Dining Room features tall ceilings, floor to sky windows, a cozy fireplace, and etched glass, with seating up to 120 guests. The East Dining Room is an intimate setting with hardwood floors, crystal accents and golden lighting with seating for up to 75 guests.
Clear Creek History Park – Capacity: 300
This three-acre ranch sits atop a ridge overlooking the south bank of Clear Creek and offers a pastoral setting for your event with stunning views of Golden, the river, and the surrounding foothills. The Hay Barn makes an exceptionally quaint location for ceremonies and the 1860s Reynolds Cabin is an ideal home base for busy brides preparing to walk down the aisle.
Golden History Center – Capacity: 100
Set amidst an historic rose garden, along a babbling stream and shaded by the canopy of an ancient cottonwood, there is no better setting for a private reception than the Golden History Center Terrace. Inside the museum, the West Gallery is an ideal location for indoor receptions and banquets and its modern facilities offers respite from brief summer rain showers or cool mountain nights.
Golden Hotel – Capacity: 142
800 Eleventh St.
The Golden Hotel offers one of the most idyllic wedding reception sites in the Denver Metro area. When you are looking for a hotel for weddings, look no further than The Golden Hotel.
Nestled within the Rocky Mountain foothills, The Golden Hotel is the ideal setting for your wedding- offering all the time honored traditions a couple could want to create the memories that will last a lifetime.
Our elegant event areas offer a variety of options perfect for bridal showers, rehearsal dinners, ceremonies and receptions. Our quality catering comes directly from the Bridgewater Grill, the hotels’ full-service restaurant.
The Golden Hotel has forever changed the possibilities of weddings in the Denver Metro area. There is no longer any reason to compromise.
Golden Community Center – Capacity: 200
Golden Recreation Center
1470 10th St.
Guest Services Coordinator
Located at the base of the foothills, the Golden Community Center is a beautiful oasis to hold your special day. The Golden Community Center’s spacious Community Room offers an elegant yet contemporary atmosphere for weddings, receptions and rehearsal dinners. This room will impress up to 250 guests with hardwood floors, high vaulted ceilings with chandeliers, spectacular views, and a private terrace.
Whether your event is for 20 or 200, put your mind at ease with the support of professional staff members, plenty of pre-event set up time, and the convenience of an adjoining caterer’s kitchen with an ice machine. To fit your own special tastes, you select your own caterer or we will assist you by providing a list of available caterers. The Community Center is also conveniently located close to the Clear Creek Path, making it an easy and pleasant walk to downtown Golden where dining options abound. The Community Center is conveniently located 10 to 20 minutes from the Denver-metro area. The facility is accessible from all major highways and parking is free.
Parks – Capacity: varies
19th St. & Goldenvue Dr.
Wyoming St. & Mesa Ct.
23rd & Illinois Sts.
Crawford Circle and Kimball Ave.
1300 10th St.
New Loveland Mine
1309 5th St.
N. Ford St. & Mesa Dr.
10th St. & Washington Ave.
16th Ave. & Violet St.
4471 Salvia St.
1205 Ulysses St.
White Ash Mine
1400 Iowa St
Table Mountain Inn – Capacity: 150
Table Mountain Inn
1310 Washington Ave.
Catering Director & Certified Wedding Planner
Table Mountain Inn is the ideal venue for your wedding ceremony, reception, and rehearsal dinner. Our stunning property, spectacular views, and award-winning cuisine provide an atmosphere that is both elegant and relaxed. All of your guests will feel welcome as they arrive to join you and your loved one for this very special time in your lives.
Three Tomatoes Steakhouse & Club at Fossil Trace – Capacity: 160
At Three Tomatoes Steakhouse and Club, weddings are our favorite event! Imagine exchanging your vows in our lush ceremonial gardens against the stunning backdrop of the Rocky Mountains, followed by a delightful reception in our ballroom or on our patio. From customizing your menu to layout planning to special details, our professional staff will go the extra mile to create the perfect setting for your special day.
Whether your tastes are lavish or simple, or whether you turn to us for your rehearsal dinner or your wedding reception (or both!), we offer a wide range of menu options to cater to every need. But at Three Tomatoes Steakhouse and Club, providing a great meal for your wedding rehearsal or reception is just the icing on the cake (pun intended). We can also make additional arrangements for you, including flowers, music, lighting, entertainment, tents, specialty themes, and even valet parking. Any detail that would make your day more perfect, we’ll handle it, so you don’t have to. And you can be assured your specially planned wedding dinner will be prepared with only the finest seasonal ingredients, because that’s what we’re known for.
Golden Area Churches
1320 Arapahoe Street
1805 Washington Avenue
17707 West 16th Avenue
HILLSIDE COMMUNITY CHURCH
103 North Ford Street
CHRIST THE ANSWER CHURCH
705 Ulysses Street
CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER DAY SAINTS
15605 W 32nd Avenue
CHURCH OF CHRIST WESTSIDE
13789 W 8th Avenue
GOLDEN CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE
17455 W 16th Avenue
FAIRMOUNT BIBLE CHURCH
15100 W 48th Avenue
GOLDEN CHURCH OF CHRIST
1100 Ulysses Street
ISLAMIC CENTER OF GOLDEN
619 19th Street
17701 West 16th Avenue
FIRST UNITED METHODIST
1500 Ford Street
SAINT JOSEPH CATHOLIC CHURCH
969 Ulysses Street
JEFFERSON UNITARIAN CHURCH
14350 W 32nd Avenue Golden
LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN COMMUNITY CHURCH
534 Commons Drive
MORRIS BETH LIPOLDT- Christian Science
14266 W 46th Avenue
NEW HOPE LUTHERAN CHURCH – The West
16600 W 50th Avenue
RED ROCKS CHURCH
18301 W. Colfax Avenue
ROCKLAND COMMUNITY CHURCH
17 S. Mt. Vernon Country Club Road
TABLE MOUNTAIN BAPTIST CHURCH
16735 W 63rd Place
WIDE ACRES BAPTIST CHURCH
955 Kilmer Street
The Golden Hotel – 62 rooms and suites
The Golden Hotel
800 11th St.
Well-appointed rooms include views of Clear Creek, the mountains, or downtown. The lobby includes craftsman-style furniture and Western art. The hotel offers 62 rooms and suites. Their full-service restaurant offers views of Clear Creek and an outdoor patio during the warmer months. 303-279-0100.
The Table Mountain Inn – 74 rooms and suites
The Table Mountain Inn
1310 Washington Ave.
The Table Mountain Inn has served downtown Golden since the 1920s. It features adobe-style architecture and southwestern decor. The hotel offers 74 guestrooms. The full-service restaurant is popular with locals as well as hotel guests. 303-277-9898.
Pansy’s Parlor Bed & Breakfast – 4 rooms and suites
This exquisitely restored home is in the 12th Street Historic District, and offers four spacious and comfortable guestrooms, a large living room, and is just one block away from downtown. 303-278-6616.
The Dove Inn Bed & Breakfast – 8 rooms and suites
This lovely old house serves as a Bed & Breakfast, and is extremely convenient to downtown, located half a block away from Washington Avenue. They offer eight guestrooms. 303-278-2209.
The Golden Bed – 1 studio
The Golden Bed
1422 Ford Street
This two room suite is in a 130 year old Victorian house. The bedroom has a queen sized bed and a private bath. The living room has a large plasma TV, fireplace, microwave, small fridge and coffee maker. Enjoy the beautiful view from the large balcony off the living room. 720-363-2427.
The Silk Pincushion – 3 rooms, one suite
The Silk Pincushion
1523 Ford St.
The Silk Pincushion is a stately home in the East Street Historic District. They have three guestrooms and one carriage house suite that includes a full kitchen. 303-278-8813.
Stage Stop Guest Cottages – 2 one bedroom cottages
Clear Creek RV Park – 33 RV sites, 3 tent sites
Clear Creek RV Park
1400 10th St.
This popular RV park is run by the City of Golden. It is right on Clear Creek, next to the walking trail, offering easy walking distance to downtown’s stores and restaurants as well as Coors and the CSM campus. 303-278-1437.
Dakota Ridge RV Park – 141 RV sites
Dakota Ridge RV Park
17800 West Colfax Avenue
Conveniently located near I70, this RV park has a heated outdoor swimming pool and hot tub, trash pickup, and public storage. The clubhouse offers a fitness center, billiard room, fireplace, complimentary coffee bar, and game library. Propane is also available. 303-279-1625
Hampton Inn Denver-West/Golden – 121 rooms
17150 W. Colfax Avenue
Enjoy a free hot breakfast in this hotel providing premier room amenities not far from shopping and close to the mountains. A gym/fitness center is also on the premises. 303-278-6600
Courtyard Denver West/Golden – 106 rooms and 4 suites
Courtyard Denver West/Golden
14700 W. 6th Avenue
Located along Highway 6, access to Golden is easy. The lobby offers private media pods and lounge seating plus all the amenities you would expect from a Marriott. 303-271-0776
Residence Inn Denver West/Golden – 88 suites
If you need accommodations for a longer stay, the Residence Inn offers apartment-style rooms with an in-room kitchen and plenty of space. Pets are welcome.