Rent the Boulder Theater for your Wedding, Party, Film, or Company Event!

The historic Boulder Theater is an elegant art deco venue located just steps from the Pearl Street Mall in downtown Boulder, Colorado. Public transportation is conveniently close by and several hotels are within an easy walk.

Weddings & Receptions

We'd love to help you host your Boulder wedding or wedding reception!

With a full-size stage, large dance floor, and newly installed L-Acoustics sound system, the Boulder Theater is consistently rated as one of the Best Places to Dance in Boulder Weekly's Best of Boulder list! We have an in-house bar as well as an in-house kitchen that any outside caterer of your choosing is welcome to use. Our vintage neon marquee also makes for a customizable and memorable photo backdrop.

Contact to check wedding venue availability and to get rental quotes.


Bride in front of Boulder Theater marquee

Conferences & Corporate Events

The Boulder Theater is a dynamic space, great for hosting your next conference or corporate event.

We have a substantial lobby area for numerous vendors, flexibility in creating seating arrangements and workspaces, and the ability to live stream from the venue.

Contact to check corporate event availability and to get rental quotes.

Conference entry

Film Events

Having been used in its early years as a silent film house, consistently being named Best Movie Theater in Boulder Weekly's Best of Boulder list, and with our newly installed L-Acoustics sound system, the Boulder Theater is the perfect place to host your film event. 

We host a number of film events each year including the Boulder International Film Festival, the Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival World Tour, the Fly Fishing Film Tour, Teton Gravity Research screenings, and more! 

Contact to check availability for your film event and to get rental quotes.



Whether you're celebrating a birthday, graduation, retirement, or barmitzvah or batmitzvah; or looking for a place to host a formal, company party, or celebration of life, we'd love to help you host your next big party!

With a full-size stage, large dance floor, and newly installed L-Acoustics sound system, the Boulder Theater is consistently rated as one of the Best Places to Dance in Boulder Weekly's Best of Boulder list!

Our company rented out the Boulder Theater for our annual client appreciation party and we can't say enough how happy and pleased we are with how the event turned out.

Ashley V. (2023)

Contact to check venue availability and to get rental quotes.

Technical Details


The Boulder Theater capacity is depending on your room configuration and can accomodate up to 1000 fully standing guests and 850 fully seated guests.

Venue Rental Inclusions

When you rent the Boulder Theater, your rental fee includes:

  • State of the Art L'Acoustics K3 PA with Avid S6L audio console

  • d&b Audiotechnik stage monitors with Avid SC48 audio console 

  • Flown Lighting system with 34 intelligent fixtures and Avolites control 

  • Production Manager to advance technical needs with your live entertainment 

  • Professional production staff: Audio, Lighting, and Stage Manager

  • Staging Dimensions risers: 6 - 4’ x 8’ decks with 8”- 24” legs 

  • Personalized marquee on event day

  • Facility-owned tables and chairs

  • Private dressing rooms with bathrooms, showers, and laundry 

  • Outside caterers who are licensed and insured are welcome

We are happy to discuss availability and fees for any add-ons outside of this list.

Rental Period

You may rent the Boulder Theater for a 10-hour time period, agreed upon in advance. Any overage will be billed per hour at an agreed upon amount, plus expenses.

Ticketing Information

For ticketed events, use of Boulder Theater's ticketing system is required. All ticketed events are subject to a $2.75 per ticket sold facility fee (included in ticket price) in addition to applicable box office service charges. 5% Boulder Admission Tax (Included in ticket price). Non-profit events are not subject to Boulder Admission Tax, however venue settlement MUST be with non-profit organization and 501c3 documentation is required. Otherwise, tax will be collected and paid by the venue.

Licensing Fees

The client is responsible for payment of all music license fees (ASCAP/BMI/SESAC), or the venue will retain at settlement 2% of gross box office receipts for payment.


Boulder Theater will provide some marketing for ticketed events, including website listing, social posts, and poster distribution. Additional marketing services are available for purchase.

Merchandise Split

Boulder Theater receives 20% of soft goods sold after 8.845% sales tax. A merch seller can be provided for $75 versus 5% of gross merchandise sales.

Contact us to check availability, get price quotes, and to speak to our event planning specialists

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