Venues / Picnic Shelter


Situated near two beautiful hiking trails with an outstanding views of the Flatirons, the Picnic Shelter is the ideal location for casual gatherings, picnics and get-togethers. The covered, open air Picnic Shelter accommodates up to 75 people.

You are welcome to provide your own food and beverage for your picnic. Alcoholic beverages are prohibited in the Picnic Shelter unless your event is catered through the Chautauqua Dining Hall.


For more information or to book an event, please call us at 303-952-1618, or email

***NOTE: Reservations for events between June through September will be confirmed after the summer Auditorium program schedule is announced.