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Need a space to host your next corporate, non-profit or community event?  Durango offers a variety of venues from private meeting space to larger spaces for groups of all sizes and budgets.

DoubleTree Hotel by Hilton Durango at 501 Camino Del Rio

The DoubleTree by Hilton Durango offers 5,500 sq. ft. of flexible function space for your next corporate gathering or social event. Appreciate spectacular Animas River views from our 2,967 sq. ft. Doubletree Ballroom. The Riverview Boardroom, with scenic views, is perfect for capturing creativity. We offer complimentary WiFi, on-site A/V equipment, and a 24-hour business center for any last-minute needs. Our Durango wedding venues and event spaces are the perfect location for your next meeting or event.  With a total of 8 meeting rooms, we are Durango’s premier and largest meeting facility.

Contact Kristin Nielsen, Director of Sales and Marketing, Kristin.nielsen@hilton.com or Amy Dobbins, Senior Catering Manager, amy.dobbins@hilton.com


Durango Arts Center at 802 E. 2nd Avenue

The Durango Arts Center (DAC), located on E. 2nd Ave., is in the heart of the Historic Downtown. The Arts Center is one of the few remaining post-Victorian commercial spaces in Durango. Annually, the DAC welcomes and provides professional event management for more than 40 businesses, individuals and community organizations presenting a wide range of events - from theatrical performances and concerts, to workshops and yoga classes, to business meetings and weddings, and more.  The DAC has four unique spaces for rent and can accommodate groups of 12 to 200, offering great flexibility to event planners.

Click here for specifics on the spaces available for rent at the Durango Arts Center.

The DAC maintains a liquor license and bar in the Theater, and all alcoholic beverages must be purchased through DAC. A modest kitchen space is also available to support outside catering (DAC does not currently offer food service).

Click here for more information: http://durangoarts.org/facility-rentals-dac/


The Strater Hotel at 699 Main Avenue

Whether you’re organizing a large conference, a small meeting, or one-on-one get together, as Durango, Colorado’s premier historic hotel, we can help you to have an unforgettable and productive gathering. Hold a memorable event for up to 230 people while being surrounded by Victorian décor, pleasing light, comfortable furnishings, unique art collections, and easy access to restrooms, and restaurants. When it’s time to relax, step outside into the streets of downtown, Durango where there is a large variety of entertainment for all types.

Our historic hotel features five versatile banquet and meeting spaces located within close proximity of each other inside the hotel. Our comfortable spaces offer high-tech amenities including: wireless high-speed internet, audio/visual equipment, and technical support. Our friendly staff is always available to help with copies, printing, scanning, and faxing. Please view our Strater Hotel Facilities map for a detailed look at our rooms, their size, and how many people each will accommodate.

Meeting and Event Amenities and Services

From special event banquets to morning board meetings, our innovative culinary team is able to create a special menu for your event. We also offer prepared menus to help make your planning easier. Please view our sample banquet menus here.

For more information, reservations, or to request a tour of our facilities please contact Danny Ruiz at


TBK Community Room at 259 W. 9th Street

The Community Room at TBK Bank is open to any non-profit to use free of charge. The room holds a capacity of 50-60 people. The community room can be accessed from a side door making it very convenient for guests.  The space includes complimentary Wi-Fi, A/V Set up with connection cord and tables and chairs that can be arranged for any set up. The space includes a small food service area with a sink, mini fridge and a dishwasher.  Organizations can bring in their own food and drink while using the space. 

For more information contact Tess Wisher at  970-382-5703 or by email at TWisher@tbkbank.com


 Durango Public Library at 1900 East 3rd Avenue

The Durango Public Library in the North Main District, offers several meeting rooms for rent to the public for meetings and special events. Fees are based on room size and time of day. Discounted rates are offered to non-profit groups. Two large rooms on the main level can be combined for larger groups.  A smaller board meeting room is available upstairs for smaller meetings or groups. Book one of our rooms for your next meeting, workshop, luncheon, or other special event.

Quick Room FAQ

For more information regarding Room Rentals at the library, or to reserve a room please contact: Steve Scales - 970-375-3388 or steve.scales@durangogov.org 


The Durango Community Recreation Center at  2700 Main Avenue

The Durango Community Recreation Center is a great location for:

  • Wedding receptions
  • Banquets
  • Reunions
  • Club meetings
  • Parties
  • Conferences
  • Training sessions

An audiovisual screen as well as food and beverage areas are available. Full payment is required at the time of booking and a damage deposit may be required. In case of rental cancellation, ten days advance notice is required for a full refund.

Room Rental Details

Rental Form (pdf)


Chapman HillChapman Hill Rink and Pavilion at 500 Florida Road

The Chapman Hill rink and pavilion is a great place to have birthday parties, banquets, reunions, club meetings, parties, and trainings. For more information or to arrange a rental, please contact CJ Fuss at (970) 375-7395.

Click here for details on rental fees


La Plata County FairgroundsLa Plata County Fairgrounds & Events Center at 2500 Main Avenue

The La Plata County Fairgrounds, located on 32 acres in the heart of Durango, is the center of our community’s activity.  The property includes a 10,000 square foot exhibit hall as well as 5 additional meeting rooms, three of which convert into the River Ballroom.  The outdoor lawn featured mature trees, perfect for wedding ceremonies.  Other facilities on site are a rodeo arena, covered pavilion for livestock shows, covered patio, a picnic shelter and two baseball fields.

Fairgrounds Brochure

For more information Contact Emily Spencer     emily.spencer@co.laplata.co.us     or by phone at 970-382-6468. 


Elks Lodge Durango at 901 East 2nd Avenue

Ballroom accommodate up to 235 people. Amenities include a semi professional kitchen, dance floor, stage, full service bar and separate restrooms. For more information on renting this facility call 970-247-2296 or by email at durangoelks@mydurango.net


VFW Post 4031 at 1550 Main Avenue

Newly renovated large hall, is complete with incredible acoustic sound for concerts or a band for your special occasion. The ballroom is 35x50 feet and can accommodate up to 320 people. Each rental includes tables and chairs. The space is perfect for holiday parties, weddings, anniversaries, concerts, quinceanera, retirement parties, or a celebration of life! Our large hall can be decorated for any occasion and comes complete with a serving area, stage, large dance floor, plenty of table and seating area, a private bar is available and a kitchen area is available.

Catering information: alcohol must be purchased and consumed on the premises. Food can be catered or cooked on site (we have a kitchen available

The outdoor space can be rented separately. It is located on the Animas river by the Main Avenue bridge. The space includes picnic tables, barbecue grill, and horse shoe pits. This is adjacent to Rotary Park which can be rented from the City of Durango for use of the Gazebo and additional parking.

For more information call (970) 247-0384 or (419) 902-4320


Powerhouse Science Center at 1333 Camino del Rio

Located in Downtown Durango, The Powerhouse Science Center venue is comprised of several indoor and outdoor options ideally suited for all of your needs. Historic with a touch of the scientific, the Powerhouse Plaza, the Southern Ute Indian Tribe Energy Gallery, and the Boiler Room offer a host of amenities to accommodate large, formal gatherings to casual, cocktail-style events.

Overlooking the Animas River, the expansive outdoor Plaza easily seats 150 guests, while the indoor Theater and Gallery – equipped with state-of-the-art sound and lighting systems – can comfortably hold 30 to 300 guests.

For more information please contact Charlotte Ford at charlotte@powsci.org and by phone at 970-259-9234 ext 103. Facility tours are available by appointment.


The D&S Grange at 479 Main Avenue

Venue description: Rustic and ranch/agricultural themed building with working fireplace and an open and spacious feeling. Size/number of people it can accommodate: approximately 2,400 square feet. Lecture style capacity: 150. Sitting table capacity: 100

Additional available space: D&S Railroad Museum, (no food, drinks OK). The Museum is open to the public until approximately 6:30PM. Exclusive access granted to the museum after 6:30PM. The Snack Shack: a small building outside of The Grange that can be used as a food prep area or satellite bar. It is well-lit, has electricity,  cold water, and a three compartment sink. 40’x40’ tent (summer months only) for more covered space directly outside of the Grange.

Included amenities: 100 chairs, 6 cocktail tables, ten 60” round tables, ten 8’ rectangular tables,  small stage,  free parking, bar options (hosted or cash) with all alcohol being purchased from and served by the Durango & Silverton.

Contact Alicia Special Event Coordinator at 970-385-8866 or astevenson@durangotrain.com


Durango Space at 101 W. 11th Street, Units 108 & 109 (crossroads/Alpine Bank Building)

DurangoSpace, Durango’s premiere coworking facility. Located downtown, this well-designed shared office is outfitted with the latest

DurangoSpace, Durango’s premiere coworking facility. Located downtown, this well-designed shared office is outfitted with the latest technology and plenty of parking. DurangoSpace features Four professional Conference Rooms (from 2 people to 8 or 10 people)
We are supporting our members with super-fast Internet (50 Mbps download & upload speeds), Desert Sun Coffee, hot water & tea service, filtered water, shared kitchen and ergonomic seating and workspace.   Priced from $29/hr to $42/hr.   Call for an estimate for your meeting.

Conference room options for group meetings:

·Conference Room #8 (Board Room): Meeting space for 4 to 10 people, normally set for eight. 60” by 72” square - double Hon Huddle series worktables, Mobile white board (upon request), house phone, Polycom Sound Station (conference) phone, Fast Track Internet, white noise “soft” sound, sound dampening panels, and a flat screen monitor for presentations (upon request).

·Conference Room #10 (Best One-on-One): Meeting space for 2 to 4 people, Round 42” table, house phone, white noise “soft” sound, Fast Track Internet, Lisa Mackey photography, 

·Conference Room A: Meeting space for 2 to 4 people, Round 36 1/2” table, white noise “soft” sound, our economy meeting space. Two side chairs in coworking foyer (Unit 109) for guests. 

·Training Room/Flex Space #12: Meeting & training space for 4 to 8 people, twin 3-way floor lamps, 45” flat screen digital output flat panel screen, two Hon Huddle series worktables, 18” by 72” side table, roll around white board, back up coworking space.  

Call 970-828-1340 or contact us via the web: http://durangospace.com


R Space at the Rochester at 734 East 2nd Avenue

Come see our community-driven flex space for coworking, collaboration, innovation, training and networking.  Memberships will be offered a variety of flex desks, meeting, training and conference rooms and high speed internet - all in a space that is inspiring, supportive, convenient and tech savvy. The largest meeting room space can accommodate up to 50 people. Other small rooms can accommodate 2-20 people.

Suitable for all types of corporate events, wedding receptions, advertising events etc.

Call (970) 422-1285 for more information.


Ecosphere Building at 776 East 2nd Avenue

Located with the beautiful Durango Downtown Historic District, Ecosphere Environmental Services offers our second floor conference room by appointment to area businesses and organizations. The building was entirely renovated and remodeled in 2016 as professional offices spaces primarily for Ecosphere’s technical staff. With the addition of a third floor we also rent office space to other complimentary businesses or professionals. The conference room is equipped with modern teleconferencing capabilities, WIFI and wall mounted presentation boards. Other amenities include large flatscreen TV w/ DirecTV, men’s and women’s restrooms down the hall, a refrigerator, a water dispenser and use of the rooftop patio and barbeque grill. The office building is a modern, quiet professional building decorated with local photographic images of landscapes, mountain ranges, wildlife and cultural resources. We are across the street from Steamworks Brewing Company, Cyress Café and the Durango Arts Center.  We look forward to your visit.

The large conference table accommodates 10 people. Additional chairs (6-8) are available to place around the perimeter of the room and/or to comfortably add another 2 seats at the table. In total, the room comfortably accommodates 16 people, 18 if everyone is friends.

Contact information: Machelle Richburg or Mike Fitzgerald @ 382-7256; or machelle@ecosphere-services.com or fitz@ecosphere-services.com regarding availability. Rates are generally $20/hour for non-profits and $35/hr for other entities.


The Rickhouse at Durango Craft Spirits at 1120 Main Avenue, Suite 2

We offer a unique and affordable space for your next meeting or special event. We can accommodate groups up to 40 people in our 1,100 square foot rickhouse. Groups will arrange their own catering. Alcoholic beverages must be purchased from the distillery, per state liquor laws. Complementary wi-fi is available. Handicap accessible. Two restrooms and a coat room.

Contact Amy McCardell at amy@durangospirits.com or 970-247-1919.


Durango Cannabis Discovery Center at 965 Main Avenue

The Durango Cannabis Discovery Center Offers 2400 sq. ft. of unique space available for meetings, receptions, fundraisers and any other special occasion. The interior was renovated in 2018 and boasts an open floor plan and complete remodel. The space includes interactive exhibits, restrooms, and a sound system. Located right on Main Avenue in downtown Durango, everything is just a walk away. LET YOUR NEXT EVENT BE A JOURNEY OF DISCOVERY!

For more information, reservations, or to request a tour of our facility please contact Max Progar at 970-946-9221 or at lovegrowingit@gmail.com.


Hermosa Roasters at 738 Main Avenue

Hermosa Coffee Roasters is now available for private events from special celebrations to team meetings. The cafe offers multi-use space with a full kitchen that offers catering services. Services can include our full bar offering wine, craft beer, cocktails, mixed drinks and more. 

For more information contact mainavenue@hermosacoffee.com

Add your meeting space to our list by contacting Tanya at Tanyac@downtowndurango.org

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