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Riverside Events is a premier wedding venue situated in Boulder, Colorado. This historic site dates back to the year 1914. While today it serves as a charming spot for couples to exchange their vows, this venue once also served as a candy shop, photo studio, restaurant and bar, and even a private residence. Through its many years in use, the building itself has retained its historical touches with the exposed brick and reclaimed wood flooring found throughout the spaces. Now, located near Boulder Creek, couples can enjoy their ceremony and reception right near the downtown area.

Facilities and Capacity
At Riverside Events, you have the option of choosing from indoor or uncovered outdoor spaces. The indoor spaces are beautifully lit from the large windows. With features such as exposed walls, you will have a stunning rustic backdrop for your ceremony and reception. Each room can also be transformed depending on your wedding style and size. Couples are welcome to invite up to 250 of their friends and family. There are also outdoor spots available that you can choose from. For example, the patio area is perfect for relaxing on with your guests while enjoying the scenic views that surround it. Reception sites are also available. Whatever your style or size is, you will be sure to find an accommodating space at Riverside Events.

Services Offered
To make your wedding planning process much easier, Riverside Events provides each couple with a list of their preferred local vendors. This helps ease couple鈥檚 stress by providing them with quality musicians, decorators, caterers, and more that they can choose from. All inclusive packages are another option the team provides to couples. This also makes each couple鈥檚 planning process less stressful because the packages cover many services and amenities. The team also provides a variety of planning services such as day-of coordination, full planning, partial planning, referrals, timelines, and to-do lists. Decorations such as the following can be included too:

  • Altar/arches
  • Audio equipment
  • Chair covers
  • Chairs
  • Dance floor
  • Lighting
  • Photobooth
  • Tables
  • Tents
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Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?

Yes

Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?

No

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Chairs
China
Clean Up
Flatware
Glassware
Linens
Set Up
Tables

Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?

Cake Cutting

Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

Bartender(s)
Champagne Toast
House Wine
Open Bar

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

3

Describe your venue:

Art Gallery
Historic Building
Waterfront

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor
Uncovered Outdoor

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception
Bridal Shower
Engagement Party
Elopements
Rehearsal Dinner

What event services do you offer?

Accommodations
Bar Services
Catering Services
Clean Up
Event Planner
Event Rentals
Get Ready Rooms
Liability Insurance
Outside Vendors
Pet Friendly
Wifi

What catering services do you offer?

Buffet
Cocktail Reception
Dessert
Family Style
Hors d'oeuvres
Outside Cake
Plated
Server(s)
Stations
Tastings

What bar services do you provide?

Bartender(s)
Cash Bar
Champagne Toast
House Beer
House Liquor
House Wine
Limited Bar
Liquor License
Open Bar
Premium Liquor
Signature Drink
Specialty Beer
Specialty Wine

What event items are available?

Altar/Arch
Audio Equipment
Chairs
Chair Covers
Dance Floor
Lighting
Photo booth
Tables
Tents

What food and beverage items are available?

Barware
China
Flatware
Glassware
Linens

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Shuttle

What months are included in your peak season?

May
June
July
August
September
October

What months are included in your off-peak season?

January
February
March
April
November
December
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4.5 out of 5 rating
21 Reviews
  • Quality of service
    4.5 out of 5 rating
  • Average response time
    4.5 out of 5 rating
  • Professionalism
    4.6 out of 5 rating
  • Value
    4.3 out of 5 rating
  • Flexibility
    4.6 out of 5 rating
90% Recommended by couples

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Diane R. Married on 01/12/2020
5 out of 5 rating

Great spot for our holiday party!

We had our holiday party at the Riverside this year and it was a great success! We had about 160 people and everyone enjoyed the space and loved the ambiance. 聽We fit well in the main large room and it was nice to have the other two smaller rooms for more intimate conversations. The food was fantastic and the party assistants at Riverside were great too! I was taken very well care of every step of the way. For decor, I simply brought in about 12 dz strings of 100 white lights which they strung up for me that afternoon and brought in several flower arrangements from next door and the place looked great! We've had small off-site meetings there as well and are always well taken care of. Did I 聽mention the food was great!
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Alia Married on 10/15/2017
5 out of 5 rating
We cannot say enough good things about this venue and the staff! I was an incredibly unorganized bride, and Sara was so patient and helpful each step of the way. She was super responsive and helped think of so many little things to make day-of operations go more smoothly for my husband and I. We really felt like the staff did an incredible job working the event, and kept us and the immediate family very well taken care of. They made plates of food for us to make sure we got to eat, set aside a small two-person table with champagne and appetizers for a post-ceremony pre-reception quite minute, and had our drink orders down so well that I don't think either of us personally visited the bar. The venue was perfect for our late afternoon - evening ceremony and reception; we absolutely loved the string lights on the balcony and the fire pit was a nice touch as well. We got a ton of compliments from our guests on the space; the red brick and open lighting really does wonders.
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Jaclyn Married on 08/21/2017
5 out of 5 rating
I cannot say enough great things about The Riverside and all of it's staff! I was part of a group that recently held a charity event there and it is an incredible venue in the middle of Boulder with a huge patio overhanging the creek. The layout was perfect as far as space for dancing, a bar, eating and tables. The staff was so attentive and nice. Truly made the night so much more enjoyable! Sound and lighting was great! Parking was easy. This venue is awesome and I would recommend it to groups of all sizes!!
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2 Endorsements
The Event Troupe The Event Troupe Wedding Planners

Boulder Riverside is a beautiful location for your wedding. As a wedding planner, I found the venue to be easy to use, friendly and so beautiful!

WOW Weddings WOW Weddings Wedding Videographers

It's always a pleasure when we have the chance to work with this company. We highly recommend!

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Riverside Events frequently asked questions

Riverside Events includes the following items and services for wedding events in its starting site fee:
  • Chairs
  • China
  • Clean Up
  • Flatware
  • Glassware
  • Linens
  • Set Up
  • Tables
Riverside Events includes the following items and services in its wedding catering costs:
  • Cake Cutting
The bar service starting price at Riverside Events includes:
  • Bartender(s)
  • Champagne Toast
  • House Wine
  • Open Bar
The space offered by Riverside Events for wedding events is known for:
  • Art Gallery
  • Historic Building
  • Waterfront
Riverside Events offers the following indoor/outdoor options for weddings:
  • Indoor
  • Uncovered Outdoor
Riverside Events offers the following types of wedding events:
  • Ceremony
  • Reception
  • Bridal Shower
  • Engagement Party
  • Elopements
  • Rehearsal Dinner
Riverside Events offers the following services for wedding events:
  • Accommodations
  • Bar Services
  • Catering Services
  • Clean Up
  • Event Planner
  • Event Rentals
  • Get Ready Rooms
  • Liability Insurance
  • Outside Vendors
  • Pet Friendly
  • Wifi
Riverside Events offers the following furniture and decor items for weddings:
  • Altar/Arch
  • Audio Equipment
  • Chairs
  • Chair Covers
  • Dance Floor
  • Lighting
  • Photo booth
  • Tables
  • Tents
Riverside Events is recommended by 90% of couples who have used their services. Their overall rating is 4.5 out of 5 with the following breakdown: 4.6 in flexibility, 4.6 in professionalism, 4.5 in quality of service, 4.5 in average response time and 4.3 in value.

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