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Chief Hosa Lodge

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The Lodge is less than 30 minutes from Denver in the mountains of Genesee Park, Exit 253 off westbound I-70.  
The Chief Hosa Lodge, designed by architect Jules Jacques Benois Benedict became the city’s first mountain lodge opening in 1918. Using timber and stone from the immediate area, Benedict designed the lodge to blend into the hillside. He named the lodge after a Southern Arapaho tribal leader who was given the honorary title ‘Hosa’ by the Ute tribe, which meant ‘peaceful and beautiful’.

Featuring sweeping views of the Continental Divide, along with its stone and log construction, the Chief Hosa Lodge is the ideal venue for a rustic Colorado wedding and is a National Historic Site. 

Only one event is permitted per day.

 

Venue Details

Amenities

  • Staging kitchen (cold prep only)
  • Large patio
  • Bridal room
  • Gas fireplaces
  • On-site event facilitator
  • Parking for 40 vehicles & 4 ADA accessible vehicles
  • Tables and chairs:
Item Notes Size  Quantity 
 6 ft. round table   seats 8-10  29" high  4
 5 ft. round table  seats 6-8  29" high  10
 8 ft. banquet table   seats 8-10  29" high  6
 6 ft. banquet table   seats 4-6  29" & 30" high   2
 4 ft. banquet table   seats 2-4  30" high  4
 Sweetheart table   seats 2   30" high  1
 Mahogany chairs   indoor use only    17.5"W x 18"D x 30.75"H    125
 White chairs   outside use only     17.5"W x 18"D x 30.75"H    125
 High chair      2
 Booster seat      2

Capacity: 125

Square footage: 3,340


Available dates:
Year-round

  • High season: May 1 - September 30 + every Friday, Saturday and Sunday in December
  • Low season: October 1 - April 30 + Monday-Thursday in December


Available times: 
7:00AM - 11:00PM daily

  • 4 hour rental minimum
  • Rental times must include set up, clean up and any rehearsal

Hourly Rental Fees High Season Low Season
Monday - Thursday, AM $135/hr $110/hr
Monday - Thursday, PM $135/hr $110/hr
Friday AM $215/hr $160/hr
Friday PM $350/hr $270/hr
Saturday AM $300/hr $240/hr
Saturday PM $480/hr $270/hr
Sunday AM $270/hr $190/hr
Sunday PM $270/hr $215/hr

 

High Season: May 1 - September 30 | Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays in December
AM = 7:00am-4:59pm | PM = 5:00pm-11:00pm

Kitchen Fee: $200/day

Beer wine, champagne and hard liquor may be served but NOT sold.

View full alcohol policy

Schedule a Tour:
Free, guided one (1) hour tours are available for parties who wish to see the interior of a venue and ask additional questions before submitting a reservation application. Registered tour attendees are invited to bring one guest. View instructions on how to check availability and schedule a tour.

Schedule a Walk-through (for permit holders only):
A one (1) hour walk-through with a DPR Event Facilitator is required to obtain your approved Event Facilities Permit. The walk-through will cover day-of event logistics. Permit holders are strongly encouraged to bring any vendors, family or friends who will play a role in your event and need to see the venue prior to your reservation date. Permit holders are limited to one walkthrough. View instructions on how to schedule a walk-through.

Visit the DPR Online Service Center.

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Tour and walk-through schedules are updated on the 20th of each month. 

Walk-throughs do NOT need to be scheduled earlier than 60 days prior to your event date.

 
Contact Us

Rental Inquiries:
Event Venue 
Events Coordinator
park.permits@denvergov.org   


Parks Permit Office
201 W. Colfax Ave
Dept 1.G.1 (1st floor)

Office Hours
8:00AM - 4:00PM

Phone: 720.913.0700
Fax: 720.913.0778
park.permits@denvergov.org


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