Central Park Event Space

All applications must be submitted no later than 30 days in advance. Reservations can be made up to one year in advance.

The Central Park Recreation Center Event Space is unavailable to rent on all city holidays.


Venue Details

Amenities & Features

  • Wi-Fi
  • Sound System
  • Projector and screen
  • Catering Kitchen (includes warming over, commercial refrigerators and ice maker)
  • Tables
  • Chairs 

Rental Fees

Rental Fees

  • Saturday/Sunday and Holidays - $1200 (any 6 hour block from 3:00-11:00pm)
  • Nonrefundable $250 due at time of booking 30 days or more in advance
  • Full amount due 14 days in advance (if paid in full and cancelled more than 14 days in advance all but $250 refunded)
  • Nonrefundable $250 due at time of booking 30 days or more in advance
  • Full amount due 30 days in advance (if paid in full and cancelled more than 30 days in advance all but $250 refunded)

The Central Park Recreation Center Event Space is unavailable to rent on all city holidays.

Alcohol Policy

Alcohol Policy

  • Beer, wine, champagne and hard alcohol may be served.
  • If serving alcohol:  Liquor Liability or Host Liquor Liability is required with your insurance coverage.
  • 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)

Frequently Asked Questions

How many people can the space hold?
50 seated | 65 standing

What is the rental fee & what does it include?

All Central Park Recreation Event Space rentals include:

  • Catering kitchen access
  • Tables & chairs, including basic setup & tear-down of center-owned tables/chairs/equipment
  • A/V equipment, including a projector
  • Setup time listed on rental permit

Can additional time be rented?
You may add up to 2 hours for $200/hr.

How much is the deposit & when is the balance due?
A non-refundable $250 down payment is due at time of booking and is applied toward total rental fee.

What forms of payment are accepted?
Visa, MasterCard, Discover, Cash, Check, and Money Orders.

What is the cancellation policy?
Cancellation at any time will result in forfeiture of the $250 down payment. Cancellation fewer than 30 days prior to the event will result in forfeiture of the full balance. 

Is insurance required for my event?
Yes—general liability insurance is required for all events. Liquor liability coverage is required for all events serving alcohol.

Can I serve alcohol?
Yes—host liquor liability insurance is required in addition to general liability coverage. Event hosts are also required to hire a TIPS or ServeSafe certified bartender that is not a guest of the party.

Alcohol service may begin 30 minutes after the closure of Central Park Recreation Center.

How much parking is available for event guests?
Parking cannot be guaranteed as it is a public lot for users as well as Recreation Center patrons. Parking becomes more easily accessible outside of the Recreation Center's operational hours.

Do you have a list of preferred vendors?
No, but we do recommend that licensed and insured vendors are used to protect yourself from potential legal liability.

Are there any restrictions within the event space?

  • Balloons, rice, bird seed, glitter & confetti are not permitted
  • Tape, nails, staples, tacks, etc. cannot be used to affix anything to walls or windows
  • No items may be hung from the celling
  • No open flames (other than chafing dishes) are permitted, including grills, propane burners & propane heaters
  • No tenting or side walls may be erected on the outside patio

Are there any noise restrictions?
Per City Ordinance, sound from amplified music must not exceed 60 decibels at a distance of 25 feet from the permitted structure.  

Open House Tours and Walkthroughs

Walkthroughs are 30-minute appointments for current permit holders to complete their floor plan and day of logistics with an Event Facilitator.  Walkthroughs are schedule on Sundays and Tuesdays when the facility is available.  Parties may sign up for 2 consecutive appointments if they feel 30 minutes will not be sufficient.

Open Houses are blocks of time where the facility will be available for the public to view the space before submitting an application.  Event Facilitators will be present, but paperwork for current permit holders will not be completed during these times.

Location

9651 E. Martin Luther King Jr Blvd., Denver 80238  View Map

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