Skip Main Navigation
City Offices to be Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday City of Arvada offices will be closed Thursday and Friday, November 26 and 27, for the Thanksgiving holiday. Our offices will open during regular...
Skip to Content

Sand in the City

  • Published
  • Updated
  • by City Manager

Ralston Park at 64th and Simms
Saturday, June 27: 12 – 8 p.m., Luau starting at 5 p.m.
Sunday, June 28: 12 – 5 p.m.

Colorado’s Premier Beach Party, in the Heart of Arvada!

The Arvada Chamber of Commerce’s 3rd annual Sand in the City Festival is Arvada’s signature event and Colorado’s premiere beach party, expected to attract 15,000+ visitors from all over the Denver Metro area. The two-day festival offers FREE fun for the entire family, including:

  • Luau party on Saturday evening featuring Polynesian FiaFia
  • Access to view 12 GIANT sand sculptures created with 150 tons of sand!
  • The Kids Zone, featuring activities for kids of all ages, including a huge sandbox with buried treasure, bouncy castles, face painting, and a make-n-take crafts area!
  • More than 80 local food, beverage and artisan vendors – plenty of shopping options!
  • Craft beer and spirits
  • Head to for a full list of festival events