Boulder is a great place for a meeting or convention. Known as a center for innovative thinking where mountain personality meets a unique, entrepreneurial spirit, just 30 minutes from downtown Denver. Cresting over the hill on highway 36 into Boulder, it’s easy to see why this intriguing town has been dubbed “the city nestled between the mountains and reality.”
An Inspired Setting:
As a hub for tech startups and a center for national research, Boulder’s ambitious, entrepreneurial spirit creates an energizing backdrop. And the gorgeous Rocky Mountain views and blue Colorado skies add inspiration that will have your attendees grinning from the moment they arrive.
Hot Dining Scene:
Another smile-inducing reason to meet in Boulder? A sizzling culinary scene has earned Boulder the title of America’s Foodiest Town by Bon Appétit magazine. That translates to incredible meals, dozens of stunning restaurant venues, patios with mountain breezes and plenty of group-friendly options — from laidback brewpubs to award-winning restaurants fit for VIPs.
With a large variety of hotels, sports venues, University of Colorado facilities and other creative spaces, there’s a place for every type of meeting, large or small. And room blocks range from cozy mountain lodges to upscale downtown hotels. Meeting planners can choose from chic gallery spaces to a laid-back brewery tasting rooms.
Tons to See and Do:
Attendees will be lured by ultra-walkable Boulder and the appeal of shopping or sipping cappuccinos in historic downtown on Pearl Street; touring breweries, distilleries and wineries; joining locals on wildflower-carpeted hiking trails; biking along Boulder Creek or exploring some of the West’s best arts and culture at galleries and museums. See our group activities.
We’re here to help! The Boulder Convention & Visitors Bureau offers free conference and meeting services to make your meeting or event a complete success. Small to mid-sized meetings are our “sweet spot” — as we know all the nuances of events and meetings for groups up to 300. Don’t hesitate to reach out.
Fig Wirkler, CMP
Director of Sales
Group Sales Manager
Whether you are an intimate group of 10 or planning a gathering for 600, you will appreciate the opportunity of having a large presence without the hype of a big city. Either indoors or outdoors, Boulder has the ideal setting for you.
|Capacity||600 ppl / 10,000 square feet|
|Meeting Spaces||15 hotels, multitude of unique venues|
|Largest Theatre||1,000 ppl|
|Largest Classroom||600 ppl|
|Largest Banquet||650 ppl|
|Largest Reception||1,000 ppl|
|Restaurants||Over 200 within the City of Boulder|
With over 2,000 guest rooms and on site banquet facilities, Boulder offers first-rate hotels and unique meeting facilities that cater to your groups’ needs. Boulder is a town that comes to life each day and night much like other metropolitan areas, but with a unique, small town feel found only in Boulder.
Choose Boulder for your wedding location and your photos will look amazing! Picture the beautifully slanting rock faces of the Flatirons, brick-paved Pearl Street’s historic architecture, a farm dinner in a field of flowers — all can set the scene for your dream wedding in Boulder.
Located exactly where Colorado’s plains meet the Rocky Mountains, Boulder is the perfect nature-meets-urban location, where blue skies and mountain views are an ever-present backdrop for creative venues, great hotels and the town’s talented chefs, caterers, musicians, florists and other in-the-know vendors.
Boulder is just 45 minutes from Denver International Airport, nestled in the foothills at a gentler elevation than high-mountain locales, yet with mountain views and outdoor beauty to spare. Pre- and post-wedding, your guests will love exploring nature trails, touring a tea factory, sampling beers at 20 breweries, perusing the colorful farmers’ market, and dining at renowned restaurants that have earned Boulder the title “America’s Foodiest Town.”
And did you know that the Boulder Convention and Visitors Bureau offers complimentary wedding information and services? We’ll connect you to Boulder’s most inspiring hotels and venues, from a hand-carved Persian teahouse to a shady patio on the banks of Boulder Creek, and point you toward great vendors — all to help your personal vision come to life.
For more information and recommendations please visit http://www.bouldercoloradousa.com/meetings-and-groups/weddings-reunions/