Whether you're a long-time local or someone planning your dream wedding from 2,000 miles away, Denver is an undeniably dreamy place to tie the knot. Have your wedding outside or in one of the many venues with large windows; the Rocky Mountains are a stunning natural wedding backdrop, as is the glittering city skyline. The city has a wedding venue to suit every taste, including dreamy outdoor pavilions you can completely personalize and opulent ballrooms with stunning chandeliers.
1. Denver Botanic Gardens
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Considered to be one of the top five botanic gardens in the country, the Denver Botanic Gardens is a great wedding venue for anyone who wants to tie the knot surrounded by flowers. There are two different locations to choose from; the Gardens at York Street is a colorful, lush oasis in the heart of the city, while Chatfield Farms is a charming historical farm nestled in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Both locations offer plenty of both indoor and outdoor venues with atmospheres ranging from classically romantic to exotic, and options are available for intimate gatherings as well as larger affairs.
1007 York St, Denver, CO 80206, Phone: 720-865-3500
2.Kevin Taylor's at the Opera House
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Located in the Denver Performing Arts Complex, Kevin Taylor's at the Opera House is a gourmet restaurant that does catering for all of the unique spaces in the building. The restaurant is known for its exquisite food, which is always prepared using fresh, local ingredients and presented in a visually appealing way. Clients can choose from a variety of wonderful venues, all of which offer excellent photo opportunities and plenty of parking. In addition to catering services, Kevin Taylor's offers on-site event coordinators, professional service staff, bridal suites, and a full-service bar with professional bartenders in uniform.
1345 Champa St, Denver, CO 80202, Phone: 303-640-1012
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Featuring pieces of artwork created by artists of regional and national prominence, Space Gallery focuses on presenting abstract and contemporary works. Both indoor and outdoor spaces are available; the indoor gallery is 4,000 square feet in size, and it features plenty of beautiful artwork as well as ceilings that soar to 24 feet in height. An additional 3,000 square feet of space is available in the outdoor sculpture garden, which is suitable for both ceremonies and receptions. The venue can accommodate up to 300 guests, and clients are permitted to bring their own food and beverage vendors.
400 Santa Fe Dr, Denver, CO 80204, Phone: 720-904-1088
Conveniently located right in the heart of Denver, Blanc is a chic event space that can accommodate both large and small groups. The inside space boasts exposed brick walls and plenty of natural light, while the outside garden area is sheltered by leafy trees and a charming grape arbor. A cozy fireplace heats the outdoor brick patio, and there is a rustic barn that can be used on its own or in combination with the main space. Blanc requires clients to have a day-of wedding coordinator to oversee vendors and take care of other event details, and all vendors must be approved.
3150 Walnut St, Denver, CO 80205, Phone: 303-974-748
5.Brown Palace Hotel
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Dating back to 1892, the Brown Palace Hotel is a classic wedding venue with plenty of sophisticated charm. The hotel's 5,800-square foot ballroom can accommodate up to 400 people and is a very popular wedding venue, but there are also smaller spaces for more intimate weddings. Clients can take advantage of the hotel's wedding planning specialists, who are available to help with everything from the decor to the flowers to the cake. All wedding packages offered by the hotel include catering, linens bar service, a personalized wedding cake, a celebratory champagne toast, and overnight accommodation for the bride and groom.
321 17th St, Denver, CO 80202, Phone: 303-297-3111
6. Castle Marne Bed & Breakfast
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A designated Historic Landmark building, Castle Marne Bed & Breakfast is a charming Victorian-style stone castle built in 1889 by the renowned architect William Lang. The castle is the perfect location for intimate weddings; the indoor Victorian Parlor can hold up to 25 people, the gardens have space for up to 35, and the front lawn can accommodate a maximum of 72 guests. A variety of wedding packages are available, including a full-service package that gives clients the use of an in-house wedding coordinator as well as overnight rental of all 10 rooms of the castle.
1572 Race St, Denver, CO 80206, Phone: 303-331-0621
7.Clock Tower Events
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The Daniels & Fisher Clock Tower has been a Denver landmark since 1910, and Clock Tower Events offers the unique chance to have your wedding behind the distinctive clock face. The venue boasts five floors, two balconies with excellent views, and a stationary bar on the 20th floor. Rental of the space includes tables, chairs, tablecloths, use of the sound system, a state-of-the-art monitor that can be used for slideshows, and cleaning services before and after the event. Clock Tower Events provides an in-house event manager, and clients are free to choose their own caterer and purchase their own alcohol.
1601 Arapahoe St #17, Denver, CO 80202, Phone: 303-877-0742
8. Comedy Works South
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Comedy Works South has hosted some of the biggest comedy acts in the nation, but it also offers six event spaces versatile enough to accommodate almost any event, including weddings. The spaces add up to more than 21,000 square feet in total, and they can be rented out either separately or together. All of the spaces are equipped with state-of-the-art audio and visual equipment, and some offer panoramic views of the Rocky Mountains and the city skyline. The venue will provide dedicated event staff and an on-site event coordinator, and they are also happy to help arrange a private comic for entertainment.
5345 Landmark Pl, Greenwood Village, CO 80111, Phone: 720-274-6800
9. Denver Athletic Club
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Established in 1884, the Denver Athletic Club is the city's premier member-owned club. The Grand Ballroom is perfect for anyone wanting an elegant indoor wedding, while the 9,700-square-foot Sundeck provides breathtaking views of the Denver skyline and can accommodate up to 400 people. Rehearsal dinners can be held in one of the club's twelve meeting rooms, while the Billiards Room and retro-style Bowling Alley are perfect for bachelor or bachelorette parties. The Denver Athletic Club wants its clients to have a wedding that reflects their personal taste and style, which is why they offer professional wedding planners to help arrange the details of your dream wedding.
1325 Glenarm Pl, Denver, CO 80204, Phone: 303-534-1211
10.Four Seasons Hotel Denver
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Located in the heart of the city's Theater District, the Four Seasons Hotel Denver is one of the most exclusive wedding venues in the city. Gatherings of between 10 and 500 people can be accommodated, and clients can choose from a large selection of elegant spaces such as the opulent 5,200-square-foot Grand Ballroom and the beautiful rooftop pool terrace. The hotel also offers a wide range of wedding packages, including a New Year's Eve package complete with a champagne toast, a "Secret Ceremony" package for celebrations of up to 14 people, and a special package for same sex couples.
1111 14th St, Denver, CO 80202, Phone: 303-389-3000
11. Grant-Humphreys Mansion
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Built in 1902, the Grant Humphreys Mansion is a charming neoclassical home that was originally constructed for the third Governor of Colorado. Today, the mansion is a truly elegant setting for wedding ceremonies and receptions. Both indoor and outdoor venues are available, including an elegant ballroom with a built-in stage and beautiful flower gardens. The venue can accommodate up to 150 people for a buffet-style dinner or up to 200 for a cocktail reception, and rental fees include all tables and chairs, basic audio-visual equipment, and ample parking. Clients are asked to choose from the venue's list of approved caterers.
770 Pennsylvania St, Denver, CO 80203, Phone: 303-894-2505
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Family owned and operated since 1998, Balistreri Vineyards makes handcrafted wines that are free of chemicals and offers plenty of cozy, rustic charm. An elegant ballroom with a grand staircase is available for weddings; glass doors at the back connect the room to a gorgeous garden area that can be used during the warmer months. The ballroom can hold up to 200 seated guests, but the two spaces can be combined to accommodate up to 1,000 people. Clients must bring in their own alcoholic beverages, which can be purchased either from the vineyard or from the liquor store.
1946 E 66th Ave, Denver, CO 80229, Phone: 303-287-5156
13.Kimpton Hotel Monaco Denver
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With its bold style and colorful decor, Kimpton Hotel Monaco Denver is a classically hip wedding venue. Weddings can be held in the elegant ballroom able to accommodate up to 250 people. The hotel will provide an on-site wedding coordinator to ensure that everything goes smoothly, and they host only one wedding greater than 75 people per day to ensure that the entire team is fully available to help with your event. Panzano is the hotel's exclusive caterer, and they are proud to offer seasonal menus that allow guests to choose their entree and dessert the day of the event.
1717 Champa St, Denver, CO 80202, Phone: 303-296-1717
14.Magnolia Hotel Denver
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Constructed in 1910 and carefully restored to reflect its original appearance, the Magnolia Hotel Denver has plenty of chic historical appeal. Clients can choose from two venues: The Magnolia Ballroom and the Magnolia Lounge. Located next to the hotel in a historic bank building, the ballroom boasts a stunning glass atrium ceiling and can accommodate up to 200 or 300 guests depending on the setup of the event. The Magnolia Lounge features a gorgeous rock formation and water backdrop and has enough space for up to 150 people for receptions and up to 180 people for ceremonies.
818 17th St, Denver, CO 80202, Phone: 303-607-9000
15.Mile High Station
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Situated in the former Midwest Steel and Ironworks building, the Mile High Station is a versatile event space that retains many of its original architectural features including its distinctive "I-Beam" steel structure. The space boasts modern additions as well, including a gorgeous brick bar, an elevated mezzanine, custom-made chandeliers, plasma TVs, and an in-house audio-visual system. Clients are asked to choose from a list of approved caterers, which includes some of the finest catering companies in the city. The venue can accommodate anywhere between 100 and 700 people, while the main floor has enough space to accommodate up to 350 for a formal dinner.
2027 Old West Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80204, Phone: 720-946-7721
16. Moss Denver
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Moss Denver is one of the newer wedding venues in the city, but the building itself dates back to the early 1900s. Made primarily of brick and steel, the stylish space boasts large windows and atmospheric steel I-beams. The venue can accommodate up to 200 guests, and clients are asked to choose from a list of approved food and beverage vendors. The rental fee includes the use of tables and chairs, and the venue also rents out a selection of unique, hand-crafted furniture for anyone who would like to enhance the decor of their event.
200 Santa Fe Dr, Denver, CO 80223, Phone: 303-534-5403
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Formerly known as the McPhee-McGinnity mansion, the Parkside Mansion
is a charming craftsman-style home that dates back to the turn of the 20th century. Weddings can be held in the elegant grand ballroom featuring original hardwood floors, a vintage chandelier, and gorgeous decorative ceilings, while the mansion's craftsman-style staircase is perfect for taking photos. In addition to this space, the venue offers a large bridal suite with a full bathroom and a mimosa station, a groom's room with a fireplace, bar, and leather furniture, and a rooftop patio that provides excellent views of the nearby City Park.
1859 York St, Denver, CO 80206, Phone: 720-328-9532
18.Savoy at Curtis Park
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Tucked away on the second floor of a landmark building in the historic Curtis Park Neighborhood, the Savoy at Curtis Park was formerly a private social club. Today, it is a versatile event space with plenty of historic charm. The space boasts maple and cherry wood floors, pressed tin ceilings, and nine foot windows that let in plenty of natural light and provide stunning views of the mountains and the city skyline. Recent renovations restored the room to its original configuration, and the space can now accommodate up to 275 people depending on the style and layout of the event.
2700 Arapahoe St, Denver, CO 80205, Phone: 720-644-9292
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As part of the Helen Bonfils Theatre Complex, the Seawell Ballroom is ideal for anyone who has their heart set on having a dramatic, theatrical wedding. The space is 10,000 square feet in size, and it boasts theatrical-grade lighting, sound, design, and video capabilities that make it easy to bring your vision to life. The ceiling is studded with thousands of fiber-optic gems that allow it to transform into a star-filled canopy, and the mirror-lined walls add extra flair to the space. Wedding packages are available, and with the exception of wedding cakes, food and beverage services are provided exclusively by Epicurean Catering.
1350 Arapahoe St, Denver, CO 80204, Phone: 303-572-4466
20.Artwork Network Gallery & Event Center
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With its exposed brick walls, high ceilings, and hardwood floors, Artwork Network Gallery & Event Center is ideal for anyone who wants to have their wedding in a unique metropolitan setting. Beautiful pieces of contemporary art are displayed all throughout the space; the gallery constantly rotates through thousands of different works done by hundreds of artists, ensuring that the setting for every wedding is truly unique. The 3,000-square-foot space has an open floor plan with movable walls, and it can accommodate up to 150 people for a seated dinner or 300 for a cocktail reception with room for a dance floor.
878 Santa Fe Dr, Denver, CO 80204, Phone: 303-578-3534
21. The Studios at Overland Crossing
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Open since 2012, the Studios at Overland Crossing is a state-of-the-art event venue located in a renovated building from the early 1880s. The venue offers 4,000 square feet of space and the adjacent South Studio is an additional 3,500 square feet; this extra space is great for ceremonies or for cocktail hours. Rental fees include tables, chairs, barstools, three custom-built mobile bars, and audiovisual equipment. Digital LED mood lighting packages are available. Customers are free to choose from the venue's selection of catering partners or bring their own, and Peak Beverage must be used for professional bartending services.
2205 S Delaware St, Denver, CO 80223, Phone: 720-206-7657
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With its location at the intersection of downtown and uptown, Warwick Denver offers a unique perspective of the Denver skyline. There are several different venues to choose from, including two elegant ballrooms with floor-to-ceiling windows that provide incredible views of the city. The cozy Randolph's Restaurant and Bar has large windows and a dramatic fireplace, and it is ideal for hosting events like rehearsal dinners and bridal showers. The hotel is also happy to set aside a room block for your wedding guests; the spacious rooms are all equipped with private walk-out terraces that offer amazing views.
1776 Grant St, Denver, CO 80203, Phone: 303-861-2000
23.Wash Park Studio
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With exposed brick walls and hickory floors, Wash Park Studio is a cozy venue known for its inviting atmosphere. The large windows let in plenty of natural light, and the soaring exposed wood-beam ceiling creates a true loft-style experience. A high-end sound system allows guests to play the music of their choice directly from a tablet or smartphone, and the excellent climate-control system ensures that all your guests will be comfortable. The space has a maximum occupancy of 110 people for a cocktail reception or 96 people for a sit-down dinner, and ample free street parking is available.
900 S Pearl St, Denver, CO 80209, Phone: 303-638-7627
24.Washington Park Boathouse
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Designed by Jules Jacques Benios Benedidct as part of the early 20th century City Beautiful project, the Washington Park Boathouse is a lovely outdoor venue with spectacular flowerbeds. The venue is only available to rent between April 15th and October 15th, and it can accommodate up to 150 people. Clients should be aware that they are responsible for catering and DJ services as well as the rental of tables, chairs, and any other desired furniture. Hard liquor is not permitted here, but beer, wine, and champagne may be served. In addition to the boathouse, the venue offers a prep kitchen and bridal suite.
701 S Franklin St, Denver, CO 80209, Phone: 720-913-0766
25.Wellshire Event Center
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Located on the Wellshire Golf Course, the Wellshire Event Center is one of the most romantic wedding spots in Denver. There are a number of different spaces to choose from, including beautifully landscaped gardens and a mountain view pavilion that can fit up to 380 guests. As a full-service venue, Wellshire offers catering services, beverage packages, and decor and music options. The venue also offers experienced event managers who are available to help with every aspect of the wedding planning and will be at the event on the day-of to ensure that everything goes smoothly.
3333 S Colorado Blvd, Denver, CO 80222, Phone: 303-759-3333
25 Best Denver Wedding Venues
- Denver Botanic Gardens, Photo: Courtesy of vasanty - Fotolia.com
- Kevin Taylor's at the Opera House, Photo: Courtesy of LElik83 - Fotolia.com
- Space Gallery, Photo: Courtesy of tonefotografia - Fotolia.com
- Blanc, Photo: Blanc
- Brown Palace Hotel, Photo: Brown Palace Hotel
- Castle Marne Bed & Breakfast, Photo: Castle Marne Bed & Breakfast
- Clock Tower Events, Photo: Courtesy of arinahabich - Fotolia.com
- Comedy Works South, Photo: Courtesy of pompixs - Fotolia.com
- Denver Athletic Club, Photo: Denver Athletic Club
- Four Seasons Hotel Denver, Photo: Four Seasons Hotel Denver
- Grant-Humphreys Mansion, Photo: Courtesy of Yana - Fotolia.com
- Balistreri Vineyards, Photo: Courtesy of Lijuan Guo - Fotolia.com
- Kimpton Hotel Monaco Denver, Photo: Courtesy of Kadmy - Fotolia.com
- Magnolia Hotel Denver, Photo: Magnolia Hotel Denver
- Mile High Station, Photo: Mile High Station
- Moss Denver, Photo: Moss Denver
- Parkside Mansion, Photo: Parkside Mansion
- Savoy at Curtis Park, Photo: Savoy at Curtis Park
- Seawell Ballroom, Photo: Seawell Ballroom
- Artwork Network Gallery & Event Center, Photo: Artwork Network Gallery & Event Center
- The Studios at Overland Crossing, Photo: The Studios at Overland Crossing
- Warwick Denver, Photo: Courtesy of Angelov - Fotolia.com
- Wash Park Studio, Photo: Wash Park Studio
- Washington Park Boathouse, Photo: Courtesy of nataliakabliuk - Fotolia.com
- Wellshire Event Center, Photo: Wellshire Event Center
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