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Brighton is strategically located 20 miles north of downtown Denver, 20 minutes from Denver International Airport, and boasts excellent vistas of the Rocky Mountains. With a diverse population of approximately 34,000, there is lots to do locally and regionally.
- The Armory Performing Arts Center is a local historic landmark that serves as modern venue for a wide range of cultural arts.
- Eye for Art Program providing free public art shows within the Brighton City Hall building,
- Brighton’s Anythink Library
- Eagle View Adult Center
- Recreation Center
- Brighton Oasis Family Aquatic Park
- Parks and Recreation
- State-of-the-art Platte Valley Medical Center
- Shopping in Historic Downtown or at Prairie Center
- Low crime rate and inclusive mindset make it a great place to raise a family while enjoying a balanced lifestyle.
Annual and much anticipated events include Culturefest, Fourth of July, Eggstravaganza, Market Day, Ecofair, and the Festival of Lights (the second largest holiday parade in Colorado).
In 2011 and 2012, Brighton achieved national recognition as one of America’s Promise Alliance’s 100 Best Communities for Young People. We also have a new and vibrant award winning Senior Center
Cost of Living
Brighton’s Housing costs remain among the lowest in the metro area. Median value of owner-occupied homes in Brighton is over $205,000. We have a home-ownership rate of 73.3%.
Residents can choose from a variety of housing options, to include executive housing and high quality, low maintenance rental units.