Looking for the perfect place to wed in Denver? You’re in luck, because the choices for downtown Denver wedding venues are diverse, inspiring, and totally exciting. From hotel ballrooms with killer views to sprawling gardens hidden in the center of the city, there are downtown Denver wedding venues to fit every couple’s style.
Whether you’re a Colorado native or are answering the siren call of the Rocky Mountains, head to the heart of the city for eight downtown Denver wedding venues you won’t want to overlook.
Tucked away in the Santa Fe Arts District, this century-old building has been reimagined as a wedding venue dripping in industrial-chic accents. The factory-style windows let in tons of natural light, while contemporary details (think exposed brick, floor-to-ceiling moss walls, and Edison bulb light fixtures) bring your celebration to the 21st century. The flexible space can be transformed to fit your vision - and up to 200 guests! - all within easy access to Denver’s downtown attractions.
The Curtis - A Doubletree by Hilton
Color-loving couples will fall head-over-heels for the pop culture inspiration found throughout this downtown Denver wedding venue and hotel. This trendy spot is located across the street from the Denver Performing Arts Center, and you see that creative spirit everywhere you look. The Four Square Ballroom has vibrant carpeting, artistic accents, and an eye-catching chandelier that’s perfect for lighting your dance floor. The adjacent outdoor terrace is perfect for an al fresco ceremony or a late-night lounge, and each can easily welcome over 200 guests. This contemporary setting is perfect for couples seeking true city style.
The University Club
An historic clubhouse in the heart of Downtown, the University Club has an intellectual vibe that gives events a serious dose of Victorian glamour. The club itself was founded to bring together family and friends over good food, drinks, and entertainment - what more could you want from a wedding venue? Seat your loved ones for dinner in the College Room, where collegiate seals grace the stained glass windows, then tuck into the Member’s Bar for an after-dinner drink surrounded by dark leather and warm wood. One of the few historic buildings left in downtown Denver, this inviting venue is a haven amongst the bustle of the city.
The Denver Museum of Nature & Science
Want spectacular skyline views without leaving the city? The Denver Museum of Nature and Science is one of our favorite downtown Denver wedding venues, offering big city convenience, a beautiful natural setting, and a dozen event spaces to fit whatever you might have planned (check out Jill and Rich's wedding for some cool inspo!). Located on the Eastern edge of City Park, the museum boasts atriums with towering ceilings and floor-to-ceiling windows, a rooftop terrace with westward views over the skyline and the foothills of the Rockies (perfect for sunset cocktails!), and incredible exhibition halls where you can immerse yourselves and your guests in discovery.
The Ritz-Carlton, Denver
The Ritz-Carlton, Denver has it all: Luxurious rooms, a newly-renovated ballroom, fantastic catering, and a reputation for service that will have your guests grinning. Located on Curtis Street, just a few blocks from Coors Field and Union Station, the centrally-situated downtown Denver wedding venue makes the best of all the city has to offer. The Ballroom can seat up to 500 guests, while more intimate event spaces are the perfect fit for smaller groups. The Terrace offers abundant outdoor space, and Elway’s Restaurant seamlessly combines steakhouse dining with a relaxed sports bar atmosphere. (It is named after the famed quarterback and Broncos GM, after all!)
Grant Humphreys Mansion
If you’re on the hunt for an elegant and refined venue for your Denver wedding, you’ll love Grant Humphreys Mansion. Built in 1902, this estate was the home of Colorado’s third governor and is everything you could want in an historic venue. Exterior columns and balconies give way to a grand staircase, cozy fireplaces, and perfectly appointed rooms. Behind the mansion lie manicured gardens, a charming spot to say “I do.” When you’re ready to dance, head into the ballroom, where an elevated stage is ready and waiting for your DJ or live band.
Foodies, rejoice! The Lobby, a creative restaurant known for its brunch service, is available as a downtown Denver wedding venue. The historic building has been transformed into a contemporary American restaurant, pairing exposed brick and Old West charm with creative cocktails, Colorado craft beers, and mouthwatering meals like espresso-crusted venison with blue cheese grits or hop-cured pork belly with fried Brussels sprouts. Local artists’ works cover the walls, giving your guests a true taste of Colorado - literally!
JW Marriott Denver at Cherry Creek
Modern couples will love the clean lines and sleek spaces at the JW Marriott in Cherry Creek. This urban retreat combines contemporary design with western touches, surrounded by some of Denver’s best shopping and restaurants. The Blue Bell Ballroom has a wall of windows to fill your celebration with natural light and the Grand Ballroom has space for up to 175 for dinner and dancing, but it’s the hotels’ newest event space, Fireside, that takes the cake. This indoor-outdoor space can accommodate up to 130 people, no matter the weather. Glass walls open up to a patio finished with lounge furniture and two roaring fire pits, the perfect place to nibble on s’mores or take in the night sky between sets on the dance floor.