A Chocolate Affair
Saturday, February 4th 11am-3pm
If you dream of chocolate then bring your friends and family to Olde Town for a day of delicious chocolate therapy. Indulge in chocolate aromas that permeate each venue, and sample bites of chocolate as you enjoy the chocolate-focused activities like the Taste of Chocolate, Chocolate Treasure Hunt, Chocolate Cookie Contest, Kids’ Stories, Balloon-Tying, and Face Painting, Carriage Rides, and Lamp Post Hearts.
Ladies Only Sample Tour
Thursday, May 3rd 4pm-8pm
A special evening awaits you in Olde Town, where can “sample” all there is to offer. Bring your mother, daughter, or girl friends for a fabulous girls’ night out! Purchase an event bracelet and get a map of samples made available by our local businesses.
Sundays, June 3rd through September 23rd
As the beautiful Colorado weather arrives you’ll continue to find the delicious taste of farm fresh food picked just for you, at the Farmers Market held in Olde Town Square. Every Sunday, the Market will be packed with a colorful bounty of fruits, vegetables, and fun. Support local agriculture and buy direct from Colorado farmers while shopping in our historic downtown district.
National Night Out
Tuesday, August 7th
You can be a crime fighting hero! On this special night, our downtown district and communities across the nation join hands against crime and drugs. Join us for the potluck BBQ and safety demonstrations in Olde Town Square to send a message to criminals: Our neighborhood is organized and crime will not be tolerated, we put the unity in our community.
Flicks in the Square
Fridays in August
Get out of the house this summer and enjoy a relaxing evening under the stars. Sit back with free family friendly outdoor movies in Olde Town Square. Movies start at dusk. Sponsored by:
Festival of Scarecrows
Saturday, October 13th
Town Square will become a pumpkin patch and scarecrows of all shapes and sizes will stand guard throughout Olde Town. Bring costumed kids for the parade, navigate the corn maze, find a perfect pumpkin and be sure to vote for your favorite scarecrow – the winners will receive prizes – or enter your own scarecrow into the contest. Click here for the entry form.
Trick or Treat Street
On the spookiest night of the year, bring the family to Olde Town for a safe and friendly night of trick-or-treating. Local merchants welcome little ghosts and goblins for a haunting good time.
Celebrate the Holidays
We invite you to experience a touch of holiday charm this season. Celebrate the holidays with us this season and find that unique gift only found in one of our many authentic boutiques and enjoy dinner in our locally owned restaurants.
Tuesday, December 6th
Celebrate Lagniappe (lawn-yahp) as our local business owners thank their loyal customers with small gifts of appreciation. The Mayor will begin the festivities by lighting the Tree in Town Square. Olde Town will glow with holiday lights, carolers will sing traditional holiday songs, and Santa will be waiting to meet young children and listen to the Holiday wishes.
Our Signature Events Provide Something for Everyone.
Limitless family fun can be found at each of our annual Signature Events. To appreciate Arvada’s culture, shopping, dining, and historical assets bring your family and friends to any of our events that reflect the vibrancy and character of downtown Arvada. Scroll down to find other events celebrated in the heart of our downtown business district.
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