Neighborhood Spotlight- Arvada

With a population of more than 115,000 people, Arvada offers a small town feel with it’s cozy downtown and an abundance of older brick ranch style homes.  Arvada has plenty to offer with 90 parks, countless festivals and weekly farmer’s markets during the warmer months.  It’s also home to 125 miles of hiking, biking, and horseback riding trails.



  • The RTD G Line will soon take customers from downtown Arvada to Union Station, in downtown Denver.
  • close access to I-70 & I-76
  • Just over an hour to get to multiple ski resorts, including: Eldora, Loveland, Keystone, Winter Park and Copper Mountain
  • 30 minute drive to Denver International Airport


Places worth checking out:

  •  The Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities- one of the nation’s largest multi-disciplinarian arts centers.  Offers a year-round theater series, two art galleries, a museum and an outdoor summer stage for concerts.  They also offer classes in ceramics, dance, writing, acting and visual arts for both children and adults.


  • Apex Center– with 23,000 square feet of indoor water fun, two ice rinks, a climbing wall, cardio/weight training area, indoor playground, elevated running track, three full-sized gymnasiums, and a skate park next door, there is definitely something for everyone.


  • Olde Town Arvada– emerging as a popular and walkable hangout with dozens of restaurants, bars, boutiques, salons, breweries and more.  They organize an abundance of festivals throughout the year, including The Festival of Scarecrows for Halloween and The Saint Patrick’s Day Festival held every March.  Right next to The Arvada Library is a splash pad for kid’s to enjoy in the summertime.


Founded in 1870 and incorporated in 1904, Arvada has a rich heritage that is evident within the community.  Their abundance of family friendly events and activities and active downtown community with great accessibility, bring something to the table for everyone.  Whether you are single or raising a family, Arvada would be a great place to call home.