Our Community

Arvada_HeadWelcome to Arvada! If you are just visiting or planning on relocating to Arvada, you’ll find these links very helpful to learn more about our great community!

Arvada Visitor Center

A one-stop-shop resource for the best ways to explore Arvada.

Arvada History

Learn about our rich history. Arvada’s story began with Colorado’s first gold discovery…

Parks and Recreation

The Arvada Modelers Airpark is part of an expansive and diverse group of recreational amenities in the City of Arvada. Explore our growing network of 140 parks and over 125 miles of trails…


The City of Arvada hosts many, many free or low-cost events, festivals and activities. In addition to the Arvada Visitor Center the Community Calendar provides a listing of current events and activities

Harvest Festival

Arvada is home to one of the oldest community events in Colorado, the Arvada Harvest Festival. The Harvest Festival and Parade have been a community tradition since 1925. Learn more about this grand tradition held annually the weekend after Labor Day!

Arts and Culture

The City of Arvada is committed to hosting and providing arts and cultural events. Arvada is also home to the Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities which was founded through a unique collaboration between the citizens and government of Arvada.

Ask Arvada (Service and Information 24/7)

If you still haven’t found what you are looking for, or just want to learn more about our dynamic, diverse and historic community, you can Ask Arvada!