For more than 100 years, the Colorado Chautauqua has been THE choice for parties, weddings, meetings and retreats. We offer indoor and outdoor options for a truly inspiring and memorable event. Your event photos will feature stunning Flatiron views and Chautauqua’s experienced events staff will work closely with you from start to finish to ensure your event is extraordinary.


Just 10 minutes from downtown Boulder and 45 minutes from Denver International Airport, Chautauqua is the perfect place to plan your next meeting or retreat! In addition to our beautiful and historic meeting spaces, your team will enjoy over 40 miles of hiking trails, contemplative gardens for de-stressing, and a wide range of other outdoor adventures. Let our team take care of everything from snacks to activities to your audiovisual needs.

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With its breathtaking views and charming venues, Chautauqua is the perfect location for your special event. Plan your ceremony, cocktail hour, reception and guest accommodations all at the same time and experience the convenience of working with Boulder’s best wedding planners. And, don’t forget the beautiful photos you will bring home as a memento of your special celebration at Boulder’s most scenic and popular visitor destination.

Social Events

Whatever your reason for gathering, Chautauqua will make the occasion unforgettable. Host your birthday party, bar/bat mitzvah, anniversary, graduation, celebration of life, or long-awaited get together here. The Dining Hall is available to cater your event and Chautauqua has a variety of beautiful venues to meet your needs.


With dozens of charming cottages available, including full kitchens and porches, as well as two lodges, your guests will enjoy the privacy and comfort of home while in close proximity to a wide range of recreational and cultural activities. We offer both pet-free and pet-friendly lodging options and some cottages are fully accessible. Group rates are offered when confirming 6 or more cottages. Stay with us!

Retreats & Experiences

Make your group’s stay at Chautauqua special with custom experiences! Enjoy a wide range of unique and engaging activities including guided hikes, meditative mandalas, private concerts and more. For longer stays with more unforgettable experiences, talk to our events team about custom retreats for your group!


Catering menus feature fresh Colorado-bistro cuisine using local ingredients and are customized to meet the unique needs of your event. Let our experienced event team support you from start to finish!

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