Frequently Asked Questions

Why is Red Rocks Amphitheatre so special?

Red Rocks Amphitheatre is a unique concert venue in a stunning natural setting. Its stage and amphitheater seating are dominated by Ship Rock, Creation Rock, and Stage Rock, huge red stone monoliths dating back millions of years. This remarkable setting — combined with world-class performers, quality acoustics, and terrific views — means Red Rocks should be on every music fan’s bucket list.

Does Red Rocks Amphitheatre get cold at night?

Red Rocks Amphitheatre is located near Denver, Colorado, and its weather is typical of the surrounding region. As such, the daytime can be hot, mild, or cold, and the temperature drops at night. Guests should bring clothes that suit the conditions.

How long is it from Denver to Red Rocks Amphitheatre?

Red Rocks is about 15 miles from downtown Denver, CO. It is an easy drive with plenty of parking at the venue. Alternatively, several shuttle bus companies run services between larger towns and Red Rocks Amphitheatre on event days.

Do they sell food at Red Rocks Amphitheatre?

There is a restaurant at Red Rocks Amphitheatre, along with several food and drink outlets. At a typical show, you’ll be able to choose from options like:

  • Hot dogs and burgers
  • Fried chicken
  • Fries and sides
  • Nachos
  • Beers, wines, sodas, and water stands

Many visitors also choose to eat in the surrounding towns of Morrison, Golden, and Denver or bring their own snacks.