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How do I get to the Denver Coliseum?

Located off I-70 just east of its intersection with I-25. Use the Brighton Boulevard or Washington Street exits. The Coliseum is also serviced by RTD bus route 48: East 48th Avenue / Commerce City. Call RTD for schedules and connections information at 303-299-6000.

**ALERT** Due to construction in the area, before planning your visit to the Coliseum, please visit this link to see construction and traffic impacts, road closures, RTD information and more.

Lyft/Ride-Share: Lyft is the official rideshare partner of the Denver Coliseum. Download the app, request a ride, and a driver will take you to Lyft's pickup and drop-off spot. New to the Lyft app? Take $5 off your first 2 rides with code DENCOL10.

 

Where do I park?

Our main parking lot is located on the West side of the building and we encourage you to carpool. Parking fees vary by event. Please park as directed by Traffic Control staff. Cars blocking or impeding traffic, or illegally parked are subject to relocation. If your vehicle is relocated, contact a staff member for assistance.

Accessible Parking is available in the designated parking lot located directly south of the main entrance for up to 20 vehicles. Vehicles must display the proper identification, placard or license plate. 19 additional parking spaces are available at the southwest corner of the Coliseum near the main parking lot. The inside walkway is located on the same level as the main entrance, so this entrance is best suited for wheelchair access.

Does my child need a ticket?

Although the promoter of some shows may have a different policy, all guests 2 years old and older are required to present a ticket for admission. Children under the age of 2 are required to sit on the lap of the adult and to not interfere with anyone else's seat. Please keep in mind that while event may be all ages, they may not be appropriate for young children and children must be supervised closely by a responsible adult.

Can I buy tickets at the Denver Coliseum Box Office?

Yes. On days that we are hosting events, the Denver Coliseum Box Office is generally open one hour prior to door time. Some events may have extended Box Office hours. You may call 720-865-2475 to confirm.

The Box Office and ticket Will Call is located at the east (main) entrance to the Coliseum. Ticket Will Call opens 1 hour prior to doors opening.

In addition to events at the Denver Coliseum, you may purchase tickets for events at the Colorado Convention Center, Bellco Theatre, Red Rocks Amphitheatre and many Denver Performing Arts Complex shows at the Denver Coliseum Box Office on Saturday’s only from 11 am – 3 pm. Please check www.AXS.com to make sure tickets are still available before arriving.

What items are prohibited?

For the safety of our guests and artists the following items are prohibited:

  • Food and beverage (bottles, cans, coolers)

  • Alcohol, marijuana and illegal drugs*

  • Audio and video recording devices (e.g. professional cameras)

  • Weapons (e.g. toys, guns, knives, chains, studded/spiked jewelry)

  • Helium baloons

Guests and their possessions are subject to search prior to entering the Coliseum. Please have all bags open and ready for inspection upon arrival. Coliseum Management reserves final decision on items brought into the venue.

*In order to provide a safe and comfortable environment for concertgoers, there are policies and procedures in place at the Denver Coliseum to restrict drugs of all types from entering the venue as well as their use, distribution and sale. However, the following procedures are in place to accommodate patrons requiring the legitimate use of prescription medications while attending an event:

  • Patrons should only bring the quantity of medication needed for the duration of the show; please leave excess medication at home or in your vehicle.

  • Prescription medication must be in the original prescription container with the patient's name and dosage listed on the label.

  • At entrances, venue medical staff will verify the medication and name on the label match the actual medication and patron's identification.

  • Patrons with more medication than is necessary for the duration of the show will be asked to return the excess medication to their vehicle. In instances where this is not possible, the medication will be stored with medical staff in the first aid room at the South Ramp entrance or disposed.

What Accessibility features are available for patrons?

Accessibility features and information can be found on our Accessibility page.

Where is Lost & Found located?

Lost & Found items are turned in to the Coliseum office (Lower Door 1) during the show. If you should lose an item, contact an event staff member before you leave the Coliseum or call (720) 865-2475. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., excluding holidays.

Do you have an ATM?

Yes! There are two ATMs located inside the main doors and one locaed inside Door 4 (located on the southwest side of the building).

Is smoking permitted?

Smoking inside the Denver Coliseum is strictly prohibited by City Ordinance. For some events there will be a smoking area outside the front lobby of the building.

May we consume alcoholic beverages?

Beer, wine and cocktails are sold at most events in the Coliseum. Guests wanting to consume alcoholic beverages must have proper government-issued identification showing proof of age 21 or older. Any person observed drinking alcoholic beverages without proper ID will have their drink confiscated and be subject to age verification and possible ejection or citation. You may not bring alcoholic beverages into the Coliseum.

May I bring audio or video recording devices?

Video and audio recording devices are not permitted. However, some performances allow small, point and shoot cameras or cell phones. This decision is made by each individual show, not by the Coliseum.

How do I find out about upcoming events?

The easiest way is to go to our Event Calendar page. All performances are posted there as soon as they are confirmed. You may also sign up for event alerts here.

Where is “Will Call/Box Office” located?

The Box Office and ticket Will Call is located at the east (main) entrance to the Coliseum. Ticket Will Call opens one hour prior to doors opening.

Where do I buy tickets?

Thanks to our partnership with AXS.com as our ticketing agency, you can now purchase tickets for Denver Coliseum, Colorado Convention Center, Bellco Theatre, Red Rocks Amphitheatre and many Denver Performing Arts Complex shows at the Denver Coliseum box office from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. every Saturday. Additionally, the Denver Coliseum box office is usually open one hour prior to door time on the day of the event. For tickets to an upcoming event, please also visit our Event Calendar or go to www.support.axs.com.

What is the seating capacity of the Denver Coliseum?

It depends on the event, but for a concert the Coliseum can seat up to 10,000 people.

What hotels are near the Denver Coliseum?

The Denver Coliseum is located only 3 miles from the heart of Downtown Denver via Brighton Boulevard. There are many hotels to choose from as well as many hotels located near the former Stapleton Airport on Quebec Street at I-70.

Visit our Area Hotels page for a list of nearby lodging options. 

How do I get a job at the Denver Coliseum?

Visit our Employment Opportunities page for additional information. 

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