Curfew

CURFEW

City of Arvada's curfew ordinance for juveniles can be found in the Arvada Municipal Code at 62-151 through 154.  Anyone under 18 years of age is prohibited from being in a public place after 10:00 p.m. on Sunday thru Thursday nights, and after midnight (12:00 a.m.) on Friday and Saturday nights.  The curfew is in effect until 6:00 a.m. the following morning.  The curfew for juveniles under 14 years of age is 10:00 p.m. every night.

The exceptions are:

  • Accompanied by a parent or someone over 21 who has legal custody of the juvenile;
  • On an emergency errand directed by a parent or guardian;
  • Going to, or returning directly home from, a school activity;
  • Returning directly home from lawful employment;
  • Attending or returning directly from an activity involving the exercise of first amendment rights of free speech, freedom of assembly or freedom of religion;
  • In a motor vehicle with parental consent for normal travel.