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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).

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:

DCPA Education classes are held at 1101 13th St., in the Robert and Judi Newman Center for Theatre Education, at the corner of 13th and Arapahoe.

Directions to the Robert and Judi
Newman Center and Conservatory Theatre
:
Student pick-up and drop-off location:
 click to open in Google Maps  Download Education Drop off Map PDF
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
The Edge at Four Seasons | 1111 14th St., Denver
Free valet parking with purchase on the Sport & Stage three-course menu. Offered between 5-6:30pm and located just across the street, Edge makes dinner and a show a breeze — not to mention delicious.
 
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Reserve a parking spot within walking distance of the Arts Complex. Simply reserve online, present your confirmation and park. Plus, save 20% with code HOLIDAY20 now through Jan 1. Inventory is limited.
 
Valet Parking
On 13th St. between Arapahoe & Champa | Under the Arts Complex
Valet service is available Fri-Sun Nov 30-Dec 28. Fee is $25 cash payable in advance.
Fri: 6pm to 1 hour after the last performance ends
Sat & Sun: 12pm to 1 hour after the last performance ends

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.

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)!

Jan 2-31, 2015 – Down to one lane – 13th St. between Champa & Arapahoe



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


  Event Date Time
  Denver School of Nursing - Graduation
Fri, Dec 19 7:30pm
  How the Grinch Stole Christmas Fri, Dec 19 5pm
  A Christmas Carol Fri, Dec 19 7:30pm
  Forbidden Broadway Fri, Dec 19 7:30pm
  Colorado Symphony Orchestra Colorado Fri, Dec 19 7:30pm
  Nutcracker Fri, Dec 19 7:30pm
  The SantaLand Diaries Fri, Dec 19 8pm
  How the Grinch Stole Christmas Fri, Dec 19 8pm
  How the Grinch Stole Christmas Sat, Dec 20 11am
  Nutcracker Sat, Dec 20 1pm
  A Christmas Carol Sat, Dec 20 1:30pm
  Forbidden Broadway Sat, Dec 20 2pm
  How the Grinch Stole Christmas Sat, Dec 20 2pm
  Colorado Symphony Orchestra Colorado Sat, Dec 20 2:30pm
  The SantaLand Diaries Sat, Dec 20 3pm
  Colorado Symphony Orchestra Colorado Sat, Dec 20 6pm
  Nutcracker Sat, Dec 20 6:30pm
  A Christmas Carol Sat, Dec 20 7:30pm
  Forbidden Broadway Sat, Dec 20 7:30pm
  The SantaLand Diaries Sat, Dec 20 8pm
  How the Grinch Stole Christmas Sat, Dec 20 8pm
  Colorado Symphony Orchestra Colorado Sun, Dec 21 1pm
  Nutcracker Sun, Dec 21 1pm
  A Christmas Carol Sun, Dec 21 1:30pm
   Forbidden Broadway
Sun, Dec 21 2pm
  How the Grinch Stole Christmas Sun, Dec 21 2pm
  The SantaLand Diaries Sun, Dec 21 3pm

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.

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.

DCPA is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to creating unforgettable shared experiences through beloved Broadway musicals, world-class plays, educational programs and inspired events. We think of theatre as a spark of life — a special occasion that’s exciting, powerful and fun. Join us today and we promise an experience you won't soon forget.