Continued from 22 Unique Denver Event Venues
Location: 2127 Larimer
Great For: Company Meetings, Parties
2127 Larimer is an event space designed with both work and play in mind. Its meeting spaces include access to dependable A/V equipment, trusty WiFi, and everything you’d expect from a space that regularly hosts corporate teams for day-long brainstorming sessions. At playtime, the Studio features high ceilings, plenty of natural light, and rooftop access that affords offers 360-degree views of the mile-high city.
Location: 1510 Clarkson Street
Great For: Concerts, Presentations
Denver’s music scene and the Fillmore Auditorium are inseparable. Built in 1905, the auditorium has been filled with the sounds of Marilyn Manson, James Blunt, Five Iron Frenzy, and Erykah Badu. A quality choice for concerts and performances in the Capitol Hill neighborhood.
Location: 930 W. 7th Ave
Great For: Corporate Parties
A 60,000 square-foot ballroom in the acclaimed North Wynkoop development, the Mission Ballroom is both a premier concert facility and a fabulous event destination for award banquets, company parties, and galas. Thanks to its moving stage, the space has a flexible maximum capacity ranging from 2200 to 3950.
Location: 2845 Larimer St.
Great For: Receptions, Parties
Not one but two spaces, Beckon and Call are starkly designed, cleverly named restaurants that regularly play host to private parties. One black and one white building, the two venues all have one thing in common: Instagram fame. Located on hipster favorite Larimer St., Beckon | Call look as good on an invitation as they do in person.
Location: 1350 Curtis Street
Great For: Performances, Presentations
Called “Broadway’s Home Away from Home,” the Buell Theatre is the obvious choice for musicals making a stop in Denver while on national tour. The 2,839-seat theatre allows beverages inside its three-story nod to the performing arts. (Translation: your guests can be entertained and served at the same time.)
Location: 7711 E Academy Blvd
Great For: Parties, Receptions
Locals know the Wings Over the Rockies as the museum of record for engineers, aviation enthusiasts, and all-around curious people. But come nightfall, the museum plays host to private events — more than 200 of them each year. Where else can you bring in antique airplanes without paying for them, or find hangar-height ceilings?
Location: 1400 Curtis St.
Great For: Performances, Concerts
Boettcher Concert Hall’s claim to fame is as the inventor of the “symphony hall in the round” concept. With 80% of seats located within 65 feet of the stage, this performance venue gives every one of your guests–well, 80% of them–the feeling of VIP status. Product launches, all-hands meetings, and epic performances are all fair game for the 2679-seat theatre.
Capacity: 500 Standing / 220 Seated
Location: 1301 Spruce St
Great For: Company Retreats, Weddings
Sometimes, a blank slate is simply too bare; an ornate venue, too over-the-top. Rembrandt Yard struck the ideal “not too hot, not too cold” middle-ground that event planners love. The art gallery and venue has creative touches that warm the space, yet enough wiggle room to allow design-conscious planners to put their own touch on their event. A fabulous place for a team brainstorming session.
Location: 2000 Lawrence St
Great For: Meetups, Networking Events
Have an axe to grind? We can’t help you. Need an axe to throw? That, we can assist with. DAGAR (short for Downtown Art Gallery and Axe Room) is exactly what it sounds like: a modern art gallery space with a twist. That twist offers beer, art, and therapeutic axe throwing for small parties of 50 and under.
Location: 701 S. Franklin St.
Great For: Wedding Receptions
Here’s a fun fact: the city of Denver invested in something called the “Beautiful Project” in the 20th century. Among its fruit is the Washington Park Boathouse, built in 1913, renovated in 2012, and offering stunning views of Washington Park’s flowerbeds ever since. An event space is so iconic, it’s on the US National Register of historic places.
Location: 3563 Wazee Street
Great For: Team Parties
It’s a craft winery, a cellar, and a 7,000 square-foot venue. It’s one of Denver’s hidden gems for custom wine blending, and it’s classified (and licensed) by the city as a vintners restaurant — a fancy designation that permits it to serve its own wine, imported wine, and a limitless variety of beer and spirits. It’s known as Bigsby’s Folly, and it’s an informal event space ideal for wine-centric team celebrations.