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What to Love

  • Over 125 miles of hiking, biking, and horseback riding trails
  • Ability to maintain small-town charm in a bustling and trendy city
  • Olde Town’s business district is comprised of vast local dining and recreation options

People & Lifestyle - Living in Arvada

Moving to Arvada entails a fine mix of suburban life and a bustling business district, making it a unique city. With proximity to all local commerce and entertainment, while maintaining a small-town charm, residents take great pride in Arvada. There’s a strong sense of community and a love of nature in this city.
Arvada is made up of many families and young professionals. The dense suburban feel, highly rated public schools, and numerous recreation and entertainment options create an alluring draw for young couples and professionals looking to settle down.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping in Arvada

Arvada, CO is home to a wide variety of local shops and boutiques, entertainment, and fantastic cuisine. There’s sure to be something for every style and taste.
Be sure to check out some local shops during your days of browsing Arvada’s streets. Lovely Boutique is fabulous for unique, fashionable clothing. Balefire Goods is full of curated art and artisan jewelry. Arvada CenterPlace Shopping Center is sure to have something for everyone.
Arvada’s dining scene is vast and ranges from coffee shops to fine dining. Some favorites are The Yak and Yeti for award-winning Indian food and beer, Homegrown Tap & Dough for wood-fired pizzas, and La Dolce Vita for a quick morning boost or a homey place to work.

Things to Do in Arvada

With many different parks, festivals, and unique entertainment options, this lively and active community is sure to have events and recreational activities that everyone will enjoy.
The Arvada Harvest Festival is the second largest running festival in Colorado. The St. Patrick’s Day Celebration is highly recommended for a day of fun. Olde Town is great for summer events like August’s Friday night’s “Flicks in the Square” and the Sunday farmers market that runs from June through September.
The Arvada Center for Arts and Humanities is one of the nation's largest multidisciplinary arts centers and offers year-round theater series and art exhibitions. Home to many different parks and recreational activities, Arvada has something for everyone. Check out Ralston Central Park, Wolff Park, or many of Arvada’s dog parks. The Arvada Center and Apex Center are also great resources.

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