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Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Denver, Colorado

Red Rocks Amphitheater

Rodney Tanaka/Denver Theatre and Arenas Division

Anchored by sandstone walls that rose over time from the prehistoric ocean floor, the Red Rocks Amphitheater includes a 30,000-square-foot underground Visitor Center with a restaurant and bar, interactive educational displays, and a Performer Hall of Fame.


The Red Rocks Amphitheatre is located 15 miles west of Denver, in Morrison, Colorado.
Red Rocks Park & Amphitheatre
Visitor Center
18300 W. Alameda Parkway
Morrison, CO 80465

Calendar of Events and Tickets:

The calendar of events includes graduations, concerts, and special events. Tickets are available through Ticketmaster.

Parks and Trails:

How many concert venues boast nature trails and a Visitor's Center. At an Elevation of 6,200 feet above sea level, Red Rocks Park is in a unique transitional zone where the Great Plains meet the Rocky Mountains. This diverse environment allows the visitor to see plants, birds and animals of both regions. The park is open from 5AM to 11PM, daily free of charge. In the event of a performance visitors to the park will be instructed as to when the park will close.

About the Amphitheater:

Located at the base of the Foothills inside Red Rocks Park, the amphitheater is anchored by two large sand stones reaching three hundred-feet high, offering natural acoustics to its summer concert lineup and annual film series.

Hotels Near the Amphiteatre:

The Amphitheare maintains a list of hotels which are nearby.

Visitor's Center:

Red Rocks is open year round. October through April hours are 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. daily. In the Visitor Center, you are welcome to tour the exhibits featuring the music history, geology, paleontology, and the Civilian Conservation Corp. The full tour takes approximately an hour to complete.

ADA Considerations:

The Red Rocks Amphitheatre outlines their ticketing and parking policies which serve to make the venue accessible to those with limitations.


In addition to Ship Rock Grille, a full service restaurant and bar, they also offer a wide variety of concessions to appeal to all: bratwurst, gyros, pizza, hot dogs, sandwiches and wraps, nachos, pretzels, candy and more. Beverage service includes soft drinks, draft and bottled beer, frozen lemonade, frozen margaritas and cocktails. Considering dinner at the Ship Rock Grille? Reservations are strongly recommended: 303-697-4939.

Red Rocks Amphiteater - Hiking, Music, Weddings, Education and More:

In Colorado, Red Rocks Amphitheater offers concert goers and visitors another way to harmonize with nature. Located 15 miles west of Denver, Red Rocks’ open-air theater offers panoramic views of the city. 

Inside Red Rocks’ 868-acre park, visitors can also take advantage of hiking trails leading to plenty of plants, flowers, birds and animals. The park is open daily, and it is free to the public.

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