Arvada Elks

Adding value to our community since 1963

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The Arvada Elks Lodge #2278 is celebrating 154 years of the (BPOE) Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks.

Kitchen lease opportunity at the Arvada Elks. The Arvada Elks is looking for a caterer to lease our kitchen. Potential to provide Lodge lunches and meals for Lodge functions as well as serve as the Lodge approved caterer for our event rentals.

Please contact Terry Knabe 303-489-1981 or Terry Nuss 303-489-4095 for more information.

Ongoing Events

Most of our events require an active membership to the Arvada Elks. Guests may be invited, but in most cases must by accompanied by an Arvada Elk member.  Please check the EVENTS page for the most up to date information.


Members and Their Guests  Welcome

Every 2nd and 4th Wednesday

(6:30pm – 9:00pm)

Dinner Time!

Members and Their Guests Welcome

Every Friday

(5:30pm – 7:00pm)

Auxiliary Breakfast

Members and Their Guests Welcome

3rd Sunday Every Month (excluding July)

(8:30am – 10:30am)

Over 1,000 Arvada Elks Members!

The Arvada Elks are always welcoming new members!

Famous Elks

Presidents: Famous Members:
  • John F. Kennedy
  • Gerald Ford
  • Harry Truman
  • Franklin D. Rosevelt
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • Clint Eastwood
  • Ben Affleck
  • George Patton
  • Buffalo Bill
  • Vince Lombardi
  • Mickey Mantle

Years In Business

Arvada Lodge Members

Millions of Dollars Elks Raised in 2019

Special Fundraiser Events

NEW Lodge Meeting Dates

Lodge meeting every 1st and 3rd Thursday at 7:00pm.  
BoD/House meeting every 2nd Thursday at 7:00pm.
Orientation every 4th Thursday at 7:00pm.

Ongoing Fundraisers

If you shop at King Soopers, you can help the Lodge earn cash rewards!  Sign up / log on at or with the King Soopers app.  (You will need your email and loyalty card to sign up)

Go to MY ACCOUNT, then SAVING AND REWARDS.  Look for COMMUNITY REWARDS,  Choose ENROLL NOW,  Use the FIND AN ORGANIZATION and Search for ARVADA ELKS #2278 (organization number WT896, category Civic Organizations),  When that comes up, choose ENROLL.

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Thank you for supporting our Lodge!

Latest News

ENF Beacon & Spotlight Grants

On Thursday night, January 28th 2022, The Arvada Elks Lodge #2278 made two donations prior to the lodge meeting. These two organizations are very meaningful and helpful to not only the Arvada community but to the Metro Denver Area.  RALSTON HOUSE - Awarded $3500...

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Scholarship Information

REMINDER - The Legacy scholarship is still available. Go to to get started. This is a scholarship for children and grandchildren of members in good standing. It is a $4,000 total scholarship. There are only 400 available so get it in as soon as you...

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Respect your efforts, respect yourself. Self-respect leads to self-discipline. When you have both firmly under your belt, that's real power.

– Clint Eastwood, Elks Member

Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom.

– George S. Patton, Elks Member