Pavilion at Central Park

Central Park Pavillion

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View of Central Park looking out from the pavilion
Bar, kitchen area, and tables set up in Central Park Pavilion
bar area of Central Park Pavilion

About the Pavilion

Whether it’s a birthday, wedding, or retirement party, the Pavilion at Central Park is the perfect venue for your special occasion.  Located on the historic grounds of Denver’s former Stapleton International Airport, the Pavilion is available year-round and features a large main room with soaring windows and magnificent views of both Central Park and the Rocky Mountains. 

This indoor room can accommodate 50 people and includes tables, chairs, and a staging kitchen.  In fair weather months, the Pavilion’s two outdoor patios can increase capacity to 75, allowing you to take your party outside to enjoy Colorado’s beautiful warm days or cool peaceful nights.  An on-site event facilitator is available by appointment to show this facility, and will also be present on your special day to manage the facility for you.

Only one event is permitted per day.

Review Event Facility Rules and Regulations(PDF, 225KB)

Download the facility brochure(PDF, 2MB)


Venue Details

Amenities & Features

Amenities

  • Staging kitchen (includes refrigerator, sink, and counter space)
  • Tables & chairs (Amounts can vary. We recommend confirming table and chair counts at your walkthrough, 30-45 days before your event. Furniture for indoor use only unless noted otherwise) 
  • 2 outdoor patios
  • On-site event facilitator

Tables & Chairs

Item Seats Qty

3' rounds

3-4 10
6' banquets 6-8 7
Silver Chairs 39
Folding Chairs 50

Space Availability

To view a calendar of availability and make a reservation request, click the "Get Started" button on this page. 

Capacity
Indoor only: 50
Indoor/outdoor: 75

Rental dates: Available year-round; reservation process begins November 1 for the following calendar year
Rental times: 7:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m. daily

  • Minimum rental required: 4 hours
  • Maximum rental time: 9 hours
  • All rental times must include set up, clean up and any rehearsal

Rental Fees

Hourly rental rates (4 hour minimum):

Weekdays (Monday- Thursday before 4:00PM)

$40/hour

Evenings (Monday-Thursday after 4:00PM)

$75/hour

Weekends (Friday-Sunday) & holidays

$75/hour

Registered 501(c)3 nonprofit organization may be offered a 50% discount on rental fees for activities benefitting the organization (activities booked on behalf of individuals and other nonprofit categories are excluded).

Permit Requirements

The following requirements must be met no later than 21 calendar days prior to your event date. More information will be emailed after making a reservation request.

  1. All fees paid in full

    View online payment instructions

  2. Proof of insurance coverage

    Insurance Requirements & Sample Certificate of Insurance(PDF, 985KB)
    Instructions for GatherGuard Insurance(PDF, 291KB)

  3. Walkthrough: Permit holder must complete an in-person walkthrough with an Event Facilitator (information below)

  4. Alcohol: Alcohol may be served. Any alcohol being served requires a certified bartender who is not a guest of the event.
    Alcohol Policy
    Alcohol Sale/Service Permit Requirements
    If selling alcohol: Liquor Liability is required and a Special Event Liquor Permit must be acquired from Denver Dept of Excise and Licenses

Alcohol Policy

Beer, wine, champagne and hard alcohol may be served/sold.

  • If serving or selling alcohol:  Liquor Liability or Host Liquor Liability is required with your insurance coverage.
  • If selling alcohol:  a Special Event Liquor License must be acquired from the Denver Dept. of Excise and Licenses.
  • A licensed bartender who is not a guest of the event is required for the service of any alcohol

View full alcohol policy(PDF, 182KB)

Alcohol Sales/Service Requirements(PDF, 167KB)

Open House Tours and Walkthroughs

Event Facility Tours:

Free tours are available for those who wish to see the event facility and ask questions before submitting a reservation application. Tours are open house style, and you may arrive at any point within the listed timeframe. Family and friends are welcome to attend but only person needs to register. Schedule online using this hyperlink: Book A Tour (be sure to select the CORRECT facility)

Event Facility Walkthroughs:

A walkthrough is a final logistics meeting for permit holders who already booked an Event Facility. This meeting is a requirement to obtain your approved permit. Vendors, family, and friends are welcome to attend. Only one walkthrough is allowed per event, and we suggest attending 30-45 days before the event. Schedule online using this hyperlink: Book a Walkthrough

Tour and walkthrough appointments are posted on the 25th of the current month for the following month. Dates listed online may be out of chronological order.

Location

8801 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, Denver 80238  View Map

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