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Modern Colorado Industrial Wedding Venues (20 + Locations!)

March 15, 2020

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Warehouse Chic | A List of Urban Colorado Industrial Wedding Venues [Updated for 2021!]

Here in Colorado, we may be most known for our mountain views and rustic ranch weddings but don’t discount our urban swagger because we’ve got some seriously chic industrial style wedding venues available to rent as well.  Right now, it’s all the rage to buy up old historic warehouses and renovate them into really cool, urban and modern style spaces for everything from coffee shops, breweries, stores, and even wedding venues.  As a history and architecture enthusiast, I’m all about saving these cool historic places here in Colorado.  At these venues, you’ll see a ton of exposed bricks, nice large open layouts, lots of concrete, minimalist ceilings with industrial systems showing, and sometimes weathered wood due to the fact that many of these spaces are being converted from historic buildings.  At many of these sleek and modern Colorado wedding venues, you’ll also find large open windows which is one of my favorite features of the warehouse chic style of architecture.  What can I say? I’m a photographer and I’m always seeking out that good light! 

I’ve done my best to include the capacity and at least a rough idea of pricing when possible for each of these cool urban wedding spaces to help make your research easier. But, please reach out to each of these Colorado industrial wedding spaces directly for the most up to date pricing information. If you’re a city couple at heart and you’re on the hunt for a modern industrial wedding space, like a converted warehouse with some history,, be sure to check out my round-up list of these extremely unique wedding venues that Denver and the rest of Colorado has to offer below!

Bridal portraits at a Denver Industrial Wedding Venue Mile High Station

Central Denver Industrial Weddings

I’m starting with the Denver industrial wedding scene because that’s where I’m based and it’s also where the majority of these converted warehouse modern style wedding venues are located.  I’ve found that there are little clusters of them both near my neighborhood in Sun Valley/Santa Fe Arts District, but also more north in the fairly recently renamed area of “RiNo.” (This area is also known as Five Points or even Curtis Park) Check out the Mile High City’s best industrial wedding venues in this list of awesome places to get married in Denver below.

1075 Park Ave W, Denver, CO 80205
(720) 443-4411

Asterisk is brand, spanking new and named themselves after the location where they are located (if you look on a map at the intersection of Broadway, Park Avenue West, and Araphoe it forms the shape of an asterisk * Cute!)  This awesome industrial wedding venue was built in 1923 and used to be a post office garage and more recently was home to a contemporary ballet company. The Asterisk event space has been completely renovated into a gorgeous, light filled wedding venue with 8,500 square feet to work with!  They have a lot of white on the inside of their building making it nice and bright and it’s enormous size means you’ll never have to worry about your guest count. In their main hall, they have room for up to 700 guests at a seated dinner or 1,000 standing room.

They also are so lucky to have a really cool outdoor rooftop deck which can fit 160 seated guests or 250 people standing room style and it even has its own bathrooms up there too!  Their pricing ranges anywhere from $3,000-$10,000 which is all based on the spaces you want to rent as well as the dates and times so be sure to head to their site to find out more information about what they can do for you and your wedding.  They are also doing 20% off of their rental rates as a special grand opening promotion if you book before the end of March so be sure to schedule a site visit soon!

3150 Walnut St #2327, Denver, CO 80205
(303) 974-7487

Blanc is a must-see wedding venue if you are looking for something that blends a cool urban atmosphere with a soft beautiful vibe.  Blanc wedding venue is located just north of downtown Denver in the RiNo area but if you are expecting a bit of a grubby vibe, you will be completely blown away by Blanc’s beautiful outdoor garden courtyard.  There are apple trees, leafy vines, and lush plants all over the place as well as comfy stylish seating for guests to hang out in. And the indoor space is just as divine. Their exposed brick walls are the perfect shade mixing light orange and white in the most perfect blend of color I think I’ve ever seen on a wall.  And I love that they’ve painted their ceiling and it’s mechanics white.

Another bonus is that Blanc weddings are located in a really fun part of Denver in the RiNo neighborhood.  Your out of town guests will have a blast exploring all of the fun restaurants and breweries and shops in RiNo. Blanc does require that you hire a day of coordinator to rent their wedding venue.  They have their rental prices outlined on their website if you want to pore through them in more detail, but from what I’ve seen they are between $500-$1,000 for use of the boardroom and range between $2,000-$8,500 for wedding rentals.  These prices for a Blanc Denver wedding vary based on the time of year, day of the week, and time of day. Get in touch with this amazing colorado industrial wedding venue to find out how they can help with your wedding.  And if you end up loving it, be sure to get in touch with me because I’d love to be your Blanc wedding photographer!  

Pretty Wedding Portrait in Larimer Square near Larimer Social Wedding Venue in Denver

Larimer Social
1427 Larimer St, Denver, CO 80202
(720) 379-3289

Larimer Social is an urban venue located in one of my absolute favorite areas of downtown Denver, Larimer Square!  It’s on the 2nd floor of one of the historic brick buildings so it has those coveted exposed brick walls that most of these industrial style wedding venues are known for.  And this is random, but the style of this venue reminds me a little bit of what you might find down in New Orleans in one of their historic wedding venues in the heart of the French Quarter.  I think it’s mostly the cool old windows that contribute to that look.

I love that it not only has a nice large indoor space but it also has an outdoor patio surrounded by buildings making it feel very urban and cool.  It has 6,800 square feet of space to work with and can host weddings for up to 200 seated guests and 350 guests for a standing reception. Their pricing is very reasonable for the style and location of their venue as well.  A 6 hour breakfast or luncheon style reception will cost you $2,000. A Sunday-Thursday 8 hour evening rental is $3,500 and an 8 hour rental for Friday and Saturday will be $4,500. Events must end by 10 pm on weekdays and by 12 am on the weekends. Definitely check with them to make sure you get the most updated pricing and information though.

Moss Denver
200 N, Santa Fe Dr, Denver, CO 80223
(303) 534-5403

Moss is a large one story red brick restored factory building in the Santa Fe Arts District on the east side of I-25 next to the Baker neighborhood. Moss wedding venue opened in 2015 and they’ve designed one of the most well thought out industrial wedding venues in Denver. Mirrored ceiling, Huge windows take over 2 walls in the Edison Room with beautiful lights hanging from the ceiling.  This cool urban Denver wedding venue takes its name from the 10 foot accent wall in this room which features a cool reclaimed wood wall with live green moss on the other side of it. The panels of this wall can be turned either way so you have options for creating a space that speaks to your style. The Edison Room at Moss is 2,600 square feet and has space for up to 120 guests at a seated dinner and 200 people at a standing cocktail style wedding reception.

The Chandelier Room has beautiful Versailles style chandeliers hanging from a ceiling with exposed wood beams.  There is also plenty of exposed brick paired with nice clean white walls on the other sides of the room. There are large windows with cute vintage square panes in them letting in lots of natural light. They also have huge sliding barnwood doors delineating the space. They also designed their getting ready space and bathrooms to blend in with their chic industrial warehouse style with touches of warmth throughout.  The Chandelier Room is 3,000 square feet, can fit up to 200 seated guests and has space for 300 guests at a standing cocktail style reception.

Moss contracts their space for either 8 hours or 10 hours and you must hire a day of coordinator to rent their space. They have parking for up to 45 cars (after 5 pm during the week and all day on the weekends) Moss wedding costs will vary based on whether you plan to host your ceremony there or just the reception as well as which day of the week and the time of year you choose to host your wedding. Wedding pricing for Moss will cost anywhere between $4,000-$8,000 depending on your date.  Be sure to check their website for the full breakdown of what a wedding at Moss will cost.

Realm Denver is a Bright and Modern Converted Warehouse Small Wedding Venue in North Denver
Realm Denver

Realm Denver
3851 Steele St Suite 1393, Denver, CO 80205
(720) 535-4225

Realm Denver is the newest Colorado industrial wedding location to join this list of cool, modern spaces to get married at in Denver.  I’m so excited to include it because it’s a little bit different from some of the other locations in that it’s a much more intimate space for weddings and events and it has a brighter, more clean feel than some other old warehouse venues.  I actually stumbled across it when looking for an indoor portrait location with good light (so you know it’ll be great for your wedding photos!) and ended up renting it for a recent headshot session I photographed.  I’m kicking myself because I was so focused on the portrait session that I didn’t think to get a wide photo of the interior to share here, but you can see what a lovely, bright, indoor space it is below and if you head to their website they have more photos that show the size of the space better.  It’s located just north of City Park (closer to I-70) in an old one story brick building that’s been renovated into a diverse hub for a multitude of different businesses. Don’t be fooled by the “one story” description because it has super tall, 18 foot ceilings and enormous windows (that have a really awesome shade system if the sun isn’t doing what you want it to do!)  It’s truly a perfect, simple space for couples who like the modern industrial feel but don’t want to host a large event where a huge warehouse space would swallow them whole.

Builing systems exposed is a part of the industrial wedding venue look in Denver Colorado

Rag + Bale Event Center
1401 Zuni St Suite 106, Denver, CO 80204
(720) 320-1113

Shifting gears back over to the Sun Valley side of I-25 you’ll find Rag + Bale Events venue (formerly known as Shyft) which is an extremely cool industrial style wedding venue just a block south of Mile High Station and Ironworks.  This area is by far and away the next up and coming area of Denver with historic industrial buildings being renovated and Meow Wolf being built here too. There is a W line light rail station that runs through just south of Rag + Bale connecting it to Union Station and all the way over to the western suburbs of Denver as well. I live within walking distance of this incredible wedding venue and it’s one of the most convenient locations in all of Denver being right between I-25 and the South Platte River, Colfax to the North and the 6th Avenue freeway to the south.

Rag +Bale is located inside the Steam on the Platte industrial warehouse that has been completely renovated and now houses a bunch of different businesses.  Rag + Bale takes up a huge first floor space on the southeast side of the building. They have everything urban couples love about renovated warehouse style wedding venues like exposed brick (they have both creamy white brick and black brick which so great for variety in your photos!), tall ceilings, and unfinished ceilings showing all of the building systems and of course, cool lighting.  I am very fond of their gigantic wall of east windows letting in a ton of natural light. I recently photographed some headshots inside their space and I didn’t even have to set up my own lighting in their space which is very rare for me. I love Rag +Bale Events so much not only because their industrial warehouse venue is so stylish and cool on the inside, but also because their mission involves staying engaged with the people in this historically at risk neighborhood.  They not only host events but they also host an awesome pay what you can yoga class so that the people in the neighborhood can participate. It’s pretty cool to know that your wedding costs will directly benefit their non-profit, One Good Turn. Get in touch with them to find out how they can help with your wedding!   

833 Santa Fe Dr, Denver, CO 80204
(720) 996-0680

We’re going to jump back over that pesky I-25 highway to find ourselves back in the Santa Fe Arts District to talk about what an incredible wedding venue Skylight is.  A Skylight Denver wedding features what else, gigantic skylights in its ceiling which along with the row of unique large front windows lets in a ton of natural light into this industrial Denver wedding venue on Santa Fe Drive.  It has a history of being an art gallery so the light in here is perfect. They also painted their brick walls white so it creates an even brighter space which us photographers can’t get enough of!

It is quite a large wedding venue at 4,176 square feet and can hold up to 200 guests at your wedding.  They also have a large courtyard space in the back adjacent to the alley with a fun urban vibe with string lights  hanging overhead. One incredibly unique selling point for Skylight wedding venue in Denver is that they allow 24 hour rentals (10 am-10 am) so you’ll have plenty of time to create the space of your dreams and get it all cleaned up the day after.  They also allow later hours than most wedding venues I’ve seen with the party needing to be moved indoors after 10 pm and alcohol needing to stop by 2 am. This place is an incredible industrial blank space in one of the coolest Denver neighborhoods and is ready for you to put your own personal touches on it. Prices range from $3,500-$6.500 but be sure to check with them directly for up to date pricing information!

Wash Park Studio
900 S Pearl St, Denver, CO 80209
(303) 638-7627

Last, but definitely not least for the Central Denver industrial style renovated warehouse wedding venues is a place called Wash Park Studio.  As mentioned in their name, they are located in the heart of one of Denver’s most beloved neighborhoods, Washington Park about 10 min south of downtown Denver.  The Wash Park Studio wedding venue is probably one of the most modern looking of the Denver industrial wedding spaces because the building is a little newer than the others.  It still features the modern industrial features of large windows, hickory wood floors, wood ceiling beams and exposed red brick walls. I love the cozy fireplace nook and the fact that they have a shuffleboard game too!  This Denver industrial event space is a little bit on the smaller side compared with some of the places listed above so it would be better for those looking to host a more intimate wedding. Be sure to get in touch with the folks at Wash Park Studio to find more information about pricing and capacity.

Colorado Industrial Wedding Venues with Modern Renovations done to Historic Warehouse Spaces

East Denver Wedding Warehouse Venue Spaces

East Denver Industrial Wedding Venue Spaces featuring Renovated Warehouses with Modern Touches

The Hangar at Stanley Marketplace
2501 Dallas St #135, Aurora, CO 80010
(720) 588-2500

For those looking for a restored warehouse wedding venue in Denver be sure to head over to the east side of town to take a look at The Hangar at Stanley Marketplace in the Stapleton neighborhood.  Those new to Denver may not know this, but long before DIA was built we had a little airport called Stapleton Airport. I have vague memories of my family going to pick up my dad in our station wagon at Stapleton Airport (at the gate back then!) after his business trips working for Xerox.  Talk about a late 1980’s Colorado family! These days, they’ve turned one of the old airport hangars at Stapleton into a really cool bustling marketplace with a ton of shops, restaurants, breweries and even wedding venues!

The Hangar at Stanley Marketplace is a huge, cool-looking industrial style event venue with the most space of any of the venues featured on this list with 18,500 square feet.  It is seriously massive and features soaring ceilings dripping with string lights and a huge outdoor patio available to use as well. They have room for anywhere from 700-1,100 people depending on the style of reception hosted indoors and space for 500-940 people on the patio.  If you plan to use both spaces they can fit an amazing 1,200-2,000 guests in their space! Events end by 10 pm Sunday-Thursdays and by 11 pm Friday and Saturdays. Be sure to get in touch with them to find out more information about pricing.

South Denver Industrial Style Wedding Venues

South Denver Metro Area Wedding Venues with an Industrial Chic Vibe featuring converted warehouse spaces just south of the downtown Denver area.

The Studios at Overland Crossing
2205 S Delaware St, Denver, CO 80223
(720) 206-7657

The Studios at Overland Crossing is an industrial wedding venue a little more off the beaten path in South Denver near Evans and Santa Fe Drive. It’s a restored warehouse located in a 1920s building that used to be a furnace manufacturing plant. Despite being located in south Denver, it’s still a convenient location due to its proximity to the Evans light rail station.  Though it has a bit of an unassuming exterior, once you step inside it is truly magical. It has painted white brick walls, string lights galore hanging from the exposed vaulted wood beam ceiling, and a nice amount of windows letting in natural light. There is 4,000 square feet of space to work with inside the Center Studio and there is 3,500 square feet of space in the adjoining South Studio.

I love that they are quite flexible and allow early access on the day of your wedding for decorating and you can wait to clean out the decor the following morning. Their parking lot is also perfect for those who might be interested in hosting food truck wedding catering at their reception. You will be required to hire a professional day of coordinator to rent their space.  One other cool DIY aspect of The Studios at Overland Crossing is that they do allow you to supply your own alcohol as long as you use Peak Beverage as your licensed bartending service. Their prices are simple too with Sunday-Thursday weddings costing $6,000 and Friday-Sunday weddings priced at $6,500. Get in touch with them to schedule a site visit!

Boulder Industrial Wedding Venues in Colorado

Denver isn’t the only place that has options for finding an industrial wedding venue in Colorado. Boulder has some great options for urban wedding venues with an industrial feel.  These Boulder Colorado industrial wedding venues below all have great features found in many renovated warehouse spaces like historic buildings and exposed brick. Check them out! 

Modern wedding at Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art with a classic historic brick building

Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art
1750 13th St, Boulder, CO 80302
(303) 443-2122

The Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art was one of the first places that came to mind for me when thinking of “industrial style” wedding venues in the Boulder area.  It’s an art museum so the light in there is great. They rent out the 2nd floor of their museum for weddings and it’s got all of the great industrial vibes that couples looking for urban chic space want while also located inside a historic building with lots of charm.  It has tons of gorgeous exposed red brick, lots of windows, and all of the contemporary art adds an extra cool touch to weddings hosted here. Check in with the staff at BMOCA to find out more information about hosting your wedding there!

The Riverside
1724 Broadway, Boulder, CO 80302
(720) 443-2322

The Riverside is an awesome historic industrial wedding venue in Boulder, Colorado located just a little bit south of the Pearl Street Mall.  The Riverside is housed in an old 1914 brick building with exposed brick walls on the inside, wood floors, and lots of windows and has an incredible amount of charm.  They also have a great outdoor space with patio string lights hanging overhead next to the river that you can use for your wedding celebration too! Below I’ve outlined the available spaces at The Riverside along with their sizes and capacity.

Agora Room: 1320 square feet.  Can fit 150 guests standing or 120 seated.
Creek Room: 470 square feet can fit an intimate 20 people standing or 18 people seated.
The Patio: 2,050 square feet can fit 150 people standing or 100 seated for dinner.
The Cafe has 525 square feet and can fit 40 guests standing or 30 seated guests.
The Loft has 560 square feet and can fit 50 guests standing or 30 seated for dinner.
Be sure to check in with The Riverside to find out more information about their availability and pricing!

The Studio Boulder
3550 Frontier Ave Suite A2, Boulder, CO 80301
(720) 378-8015

Another unique wedding venue in Boulder with an industrial chic vibe is a place called The Studio Boulder.  It’s both a co-working space and wedding venue with 2,900 square feet of space for your wedding celebration.  It’s a well designed space with room for small intimate weddings of 20 on up to large weddings of 350 guests. As a vintage camper enthusiast, one of my favorite things about The Studio in Boulder is that they have a cute renovated airstream trailer inside their space.  They also have a nice outdoor patio with bistro tables and seats with a large glass garage door that opens up to it. There is an extended venue space that is available to rent for an extra cost as well in case you need a little extra space at your wedding. The base rate for private parties at The Studio is $2,600 but definitely check in with them for a more complete idea of what it will cost to rent this awesome modern wedding venue in Boulder.

Longmont Renovated Factory Style Industrial Wedding Venues

Although I have lived in Denver longer than I lived in Longmont, it will always hold a special place in my heart since I grew up there.  Growing up there, it was a fairly quiet, sleepy little city that was far enough away from Denver that it didn’t quite count as a suburb of that metropolis (although with all of the sprawl in the Denver metro area that is probably up for debate now).  In the years that I’ve been away, I’m always surprised by what a bustling little city it has become. There way more fun shops and restaurants along the downtown area and it does have some great wedding venue options these days. I particularly love the renovated industrial style wedding venue described below!

The Saint Vrain
635 3rd Ave, Longmont, CO 80501
(720) 534-2635

Heading north to my hometown of Longmont, you’ll find one of Colorado’s coolest renovated warehouse wedding venues in the entire state at a place called The Saint Vrain. It is located in the old historic area of Longmont’s quaint main street business district.  The Saint Vrain has been home to many businesses throughout its over 100 year history including something called the “White Elephant Livery” (What?!), a Dodge dealership, and a sheet metal manufacturing business. But, as a Longmont kid growing up in the 80s and 90s, I remember it most as the Saint Vrain Glass and Upholstery Company.  We would drive home from St. John’s Catholic Church on Sundays past this building and even now, 20 plus years later I can still picture their distinctive painted logo featuring the text of Saint Vrain made to look like some sort of iron. It’s somehow one of the images from my hometown imprinted on my brain. In fact, this old school painted sign is still there and I hope they never get rid of it!  I moved to Denver after high school in 2000, so I wasn’t around for the era of the consignment shop that took over for a decade in 2006, but I am happy that it has now been renovated into a gorgeous industrial wedding location for Boulder County couples.

The St Vrain weddings are now the epitome of stylish renovated warehouse wedding venues.   It’s probably one of the most luxe industrial wedding venues featured on this whole list.  I love all of their gorgeous furniture and lighting that they added to the already beautiful industrial bones of this building.  It of course features lovely exposed red brick walls, open ceilings showing the wood trusses, and lots of natural light on the upper level which used to be the automobile showroom.  They even have a stylish little patio with string lights hanging overhead out back with garage doors that open up to it. It has space for up to 250 guests and they already have all of the beautiful furniture you’ll need to comfortably host them. If you like how this sounds and be sure to head over to their website and schedule a venue tour to find out what the Saint Vrain can do for you.   They’ll be able to explain what the St. Vrain wedding costs will be. Keep me in mind as your Saint Vrain wedding photographer, I’d love to photograph you up in my hometown!

Cool lighting is another feature of Industrial wedding venues

Fort Collins Urban Loft Industrial Vibe Wedding Venues

When I think of Fort Collins, I actually am reminded of my own hometown of Longmont although this college town in the north of Colorado is larger.  Still, it has a very similar downtown with quaint, historic old red brick buildings most of them only one or two stories tall. Many of Colorado’s front range towns are more known for their kick-ass outdoor settings and not their urban panache.  But, despite being a nature lover’s paradise, Fort Collins has some pretty incredible modern urban style venues to choose from. Check out what I found for Northern Colorado industrial wedding venues below!

Block One Events
428 Linden St, Fort Collins, CO 80524
(970) 420-3692

Block One Events is a super cool brand new industrial style modern wedding venue in Fort Collins. It’s located on the northeast side of the cute downtown area along the river.  This industrial wedding venue features polished concrete floors, tons of natural light pouring through its walls of windows, and an open ceiling with it’s systems exposed. It’s in a very modern building but also has outdoor space that you can use for your ceremony and cocktail hour. The indoor space is quite large with 4102 square feet and can host up to 191 people.  However, Block One recommends capping your wedding at 150 people if you plan to use the outdoor terrace for your ceremony. In addition to the large outdoor terrace, Block One has 4 different patios of varying sizes that are also included in your rental.

A Block One Wedding costs anywhere from $60-$300 per hour (with a minimum of 4 hours) or you can rent it for a full day (generally from 7 am-11 pm) for anywhere from $800-$4,000.  The price depends on the day that you want to book. One plus about renting this venue is that they allow you to bring and serve your own alcohol, but they do not have a liquor license so you cannot host a cash bar.

Everyday Joe’s Coffee House
144 S Mason St, Fort Collins, CO 80524
(970) 224-4138

Another awesome industrial style wedding option in Fort Collins is the Everday Joe’s Coffee House located just one block off of the vibrant College Avenue in the cute downtown area.  This incredible building features nice tall open ceilings with wood beams and dainty string lights hanging overhead, exposed brick, and large industrial historic style windows with lots of square panes at the front of the building.  It is an art gallery coffee shop with an eclectic vibe and they allow it to be rented out for weddings. Be sure to get in touch with the good folks at Everyday Joe’s to find out more about pricing and availability.

Colorado Springs Industrial Wedding Venues

Colorado Springs is Colorado’s 2nd largest city and they have their own great selection of cool, historic factories that have been renovated and wedding warehouse venues to choose from. They have lots of interesting industrial venues ready for you to tour. Check out the options for finding a cool industrial wedding venue in Colorado Springs in the list below.

Clay Venues
10 N. Wahsatch Ave Colorado Springs, CO 80903
(719) 377-3804

One of the best industrial wedding venues in Colorado Springs is Clay Venues which is located right in the downtown area of the city.  Clay Venues is a versatile, chic, modern wedding location with a tall wood ceilings with exposed beams, lots of windows letting in great light, and nice bright white walls making it a clean slate for decorating your wedding.

As with most wedding venues, you’ll pay according to the time of year and day that you want to host your wedding.  At Clay Venues Industrial Urban wedding venue, the cost to host your wedding in their space ranges from $3,000-$5,500. They have the available dates listed right there on their website so be sure to check it out if you think they might be a good fit for your cool urban Colorado Springs wedding!  

The Loft at Colorado Springs
2506 W Colorado Ave ste c, Colorado Springs, CO 80904
(719) 445-9278

The Loft at Colorado Springs is located in the Loft Music Venue in the Old Colorado City area of Colorado Springs.  This industrial inspired wedding venue is located in an old brick building that doubles as a historic concert venue.  They have a cool little elevated stage, wood floors, ceilings showing the building systems, and exposed brick walls. And if you want a mix of industrial wedding photos with some nature, it’s very close to Garden of the Gods.

You’ll have access to this unique wedding venue from 10 am until 11 pm.  Pricing at The Loft at Colorado Springs ranges from $3,750-$9,475 depending on your wedding date and how much you want included in your package.  (They have options for adding on food, flowers, event planning, and more!)

Cool lighting can add a lot of warmth to industrial wedding venues in Denver Colorado

Pueblo Warehouse Weddings with an Urban Chic Vibe

Pueblo’s nickname is Steel City because once upon a time it was one of the largest producers of steel in the country.  Because of its heavily industrial past, I knew there would be some really cool urban warehouse wedding venues that have been updated for use at private events. I love the options I found and have described them below.  Take a look!

Olde Town Carriage House Wedding Venue in Pueblo is a Historic Industrial Style Wedding Venue
Olde Town Carriage House Industrial Wedding Venue in Colorado

Olde Town Carriage House
102 S Victoria Ave, Pueblo, CO 81003
(719) 543-1012

The Olde Town Carriage House in Pueblo, Colorado is located inside a really neat historic building built in 1893.  The Olde Town Carriage House is a Pueblo industrial wedding venue with a history of being the host of many different kinds of businesses throughout the years (starting with a carriage building operation which it’s named after).  The Olde Town Carriage House is located along the revitalized River Walk area of Pueblo which is full of photo opportunities.

This cool industrial wedding venue in Pueblo can accommodate up to 300 guests in their large reception room with exposed brick walls and tall ceilings with wood beam rafters.  And as you’ve read before, I love natural light and this room has lots of windows which allow good light in depending on the time of day. Be sure to check in with them to find out their availability and how much it costs to rent this historic industrial wedding venue. 

Pueblo Colorado Industrial Wedding Venue Rivers Edge Banquet Hall
Rivers Edge Banquet Hall in Pueblo, Colorado

Rivers Edge Banquet Hall
102 Oneida St, Pueblo, CO 81003
(719) 251-6373

Another great option for hosting a modern, chic, industrial style wedding along the River Walk area in Pueblo is the Rivers Edge Banquet Hall.  Rivers Edge is a little smaller than Olde Town Carriage House, but it has a similar vibe inside with cool exposed brick walls and large historic windows.  The capacity at this awesome renovated warehouse space is a max of 175 guests. 

Their pricing is incredibly reasonable too.  It ranges from $525-$825 depending on the date you want to host your wedding. They offer catering through the Classic Catering Company but if you want to bring in your own food or use another caterer, there is a $200 fee ($100 of this fee will be returned to you if the space is left clean) If you’re looking for a cool historic warehouse style brick building along the Riverfront Walk area of Pueblo definitely get in touch with them and schedule a venue tour!

Wedding Venue Shyft at Mile High inside the Steam on the Platte renovated warehouse

Colorado Mountain Industrial Warehouse Style Wedding Venues

As I mentioned at the beginning of this article, Colorado’s mountain towns aren’t known for their urban vibes.  You’re definitely more likely to find a lodge with animal heads on the walls than a renovated warehouse space that has been converted into a chic industrial wedding venue in the Colorado mountains.  But, not all is lost. Below are the options I managed to find for Colorado industrial chic weddings in the mountains!

Salida SteamPlant Event Center
220 W Sackett Ave, Salida, CO 81201
(719) 530-0933

The Salida SteamPlant Event Center is one of the only renovated warehouse wedding venues I was able to find in the mountains of Colorado!  It’s located in the heart of downtown Salida right next to the Arkansas River which is the life blood of Salida. I love that couples in this part of Colorado aren’t limited to rustic lodge style weddings and can host a cool urban affair that one might find in the heart of Denver!  This restored factory wedding venue was built in 1887 by the Salida Electric Edison Light Company and exactly 100 years later was bought for the city of Salida which turned it into a theater. Since then it has been renovated into an entire complex which now hosts weddings, theater productions, galas, art shows, community events and much more.

I love that they preserved so much of the buildings historic architecture leaving it full of charming exposed brick walls, soaring 30 foot ceilings, and hardwood floors.  It’s an amazing indoor/outdoor industrial wedding locale with not only the ballroom available for rent with room for up to 180 guests, but the riverside plaza is available as well.  Others have used the outdoor plaza space for both the ceremony and for dancing under the starry sky with string lights hanging overhead. This would be an incredible destination wedding option in Colorado far from the beaten path of your typical ski resort wedding.  Salida is an outdoor enthusiast haven with a ton of fun to be had both on the river and in the quaint downtown area with incredible mountains not far away. It is well worth a trip to Salida to check it out. Get in touch with them to find out their availability and pricing information.

There you have it!  This is my complete list of the best industrial wedding venues you can find in Colorado.  If you are the owner or manager of a Colorado industrial wedding venue that you think would belong on this list, be sure to get in touch with me to tell me about your venue!  

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If you are a couple on the hunt for a cool urban renovated warehouse wedding venue and you still need a photographer too, I would love to be your Colorado wedding photographer!  Head over to the WEDDINGS page of my site and get in touch to tell me about your wedding plans!


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  1. Natalie says:

    Hi April, GREAT list & thanks so much for including the Salida SteamPlant Event Center! You really did your research to find us 🙂 Couples looking to plan their wedding at the SteamPlant can get started here: http://steamplantwedding.com/real-weddings/

  2. So awesome you took the time to write this! Super helpful. Thanks so much.