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Directions to our theatres

All of our theatres are located in the Denver Performing Arts Complex in downtown Denver, which takes up the blocks between Speer Boulevard and 14th Street, and between Arapahoe and Champa streets. The intersection of 14th and Curtis streets is a good pick-up and drop-off location for all theatres (see map below).

Advisory: Due to structural maintenance on the Arts Complex garage, entry via 13th Street is limited. Please plan to arrive early to ensure that you arrive to your ticketed performance on time.

Don't forget to view our calendar of downtown events to make note of days when parking might be more difficult.

 Directions to the theatre drop-off location:
Map of theatres within the Complex:
 click to open in Google Maps  Download DCPA Complex Map PDF

Directions to our classes:

During our child and teen summer programming, our drop-off and pick-up location is on 13th Street (see map below). Enter 13th Street from Arapahoe Street. From there, students waiting to be picked up will always be on the right-hand side of the street in the theatre loading dock area. Cars may line up on the right-hand side to wait for students.

Directions to the Robert and Judi
Newman Center and Conservatory Theatre
:
Student pick-up and drop-off location:
 Click to open in Google Maps
 Summer Class Drop-off Map







Parking Alerts
Denver Center for the Performing Arts
To provide you with exemplary customer service, the DCPA sends emails prior to your ticketed event that provide parking alerts, tips and helpful links to make the most of your visit.
 
Featured Parking Partner
Oceanaire | 1400 Arapahoe St. — across from the Arts Complex

Enjoy free valet parking when you buy Oceanaire’s Partnership with DCPA package. This 3-course dinner is $65 per person and includes valet parking with proof of a DCPA ticket for that night’s performance. See the menu

 
Parking Panda
 
Reserve a parking spot within walking distance of the Arts Complex. Simply reserve online, present your confirmation and park.  Inventory is limited.

Questions: 303.607.9093
 
Arts Complex Garage
Entrances off of Arapahoe and 13th
Rates vary; payment by cash or credit card is due upon entry. Wheelchair accessible spaces are located on levels 3, 4 and 5. During peak times, alternate parking is suggested.

Advisory:
Due to structural maintenance on the Arts Complex garage, entry via 13th Street is limited. Please plan to arrive early to ensure that you arrive to your ticketed performance on time.

Questions: Dial 311
 
Colorado Convention Center Garage
Entrances off of Speer & Champa
Rates vary; payment by cash or credit card is due upon entry. Wheelchair parking is available on all three levels of the garage. This garage is connected to our theatres by a pedestrian bridge

Questions: 303.228.8071

 
Restaurant Partners
Offers vary
Many of our restaurant partners offer parking validation or valet services. Leave your car before dinner, enjoy the show and come back afterward to pick it up.
 
Downtown Lots
Rates Vary
Many downtown parking lots and garages are within walking distance to our theatres.

What else is happening the day of your show? If there's another DCPA show in the Complex, a different arts performance or even a Colorado Rockies game, it could affect how long it takes to get here and park. Please check the time and date of your show ticket against the list below. We update it regularly to ensure you can prepare to arrive in plenty of time.

 

IMPORTANT TRAFFIC/PARKING ALERT(S)!

Advisory: Due to structural maintenance on the Arts Complex garage, entry via 13th Street is limited. Please plan to arrive early to ensure that you arrive to your ticketed performance on time.



Event Locations
Denver Performing Arts Complex Sports Authority Field Pepsi Center
Coors Field Colorado Convention Center


  Event Date Time
  Collegiate Prep Graduation Tue, May 26 7:00pm
  Defending the Caveman Wed, May 27 7:30 pm
  CEC Middle School Graduation Wed, May 27 4:00pm
  Children's Hospital Concert Thu, May 28
  Bobby G Awards Reception Thu, May 28 5:00pm
  Bobby G Awards Thu, May 28 6:00pm
  Defending the Caveman Thu, May 28 7:30 pm
  Denver School of the Arts Graduation Thu, May 28 10:00am
  CSO Turn Over the Keys Thu, May 28 7:30pm
  Defending the Caveman Fri, May 29 7:30 pm
  New America School Fri, May 29 7:00pm
  CSO A Weekend of Star Wars Fri, May 29 7:30pm
  Emily Griffith Technical Collegiate Fri, May 29 10:00am
  Donor Alliance Sat, May 30 12:00pm
  Defending the Caveman Sat, May 30 2:00 pm
  West Legacy High Graduation Sat, May 30 5:00pm
  Donor Alliance Sat, May 30 2:00pm
  Murmuration- Denver Theatre District Sat, May 30 7:00pm
  CSO A Weekend of Star Wars Sat, May 30 7:30pm
  Defending the Caveman Sun, May 31 2:00pm
  Opera CO Reception Sun, May 31 1:30pm
  Neil Diamond World Tour 2015 Sun, May 31 8pm

Avoid the cost and hassle of parking downtown with these options:

Taxis:  

A taxi stand is available just across 14th Street at The Curtis Hotel. Or, our staff is happy to call a cab from the Helen Bonfils Theatre Complex.

Bus: 

RTD offers more than 15 bus routes that pick up and drop off within one block of the Denver Performing Arts Complex. When planning your route to the Complex, put in "Speer Boulevard and Arapahoe Street" as your cross streets to get the best results.

When using RTD’s Access-a-Ride service, please specify that the Denver Performing Arts Complex is your destination. The address on file is 1101 13th St., but drivers receive should receive an alert that your drop-off location is 14th & Curtis street, the main entrance to all theaters.

Light Rail:

RTD Light Rail lines D, F and H all make stops at 14th & Champa, beneath the Colorado Convention Center. When planning your route to the Complex, put in "Speer Boulevard and Arapahoe Street" as your cross streets to get the best results.

Ride-sharing Services:

Both Uber and Lyft operate in Denver, with the option to use a mobile app to quickly request and pay for an affordable ride to and from anywhere in the Denver metro area. If you want to drive yourself (and still avoid parking), one-way point-to-point car rental memberships like Car2Go and Zipcar are also available.

Bike Sharing:

For the casual night out, Denver is host to a B-cycle bike sharing program, with more than 80 bike stands located around the Denver metro area. The closest bike pick-up and drop-off to our theatres is located right next door at the Convention Center.





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