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National Western Complex

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One Complex. Endless Possibilities. The National Western Complex is the perfect venue for any occasion! We have the unique ability to accommodate parties as small as 50 or as large as 10,000+. Our team of in-house professionals assist in comprehensive planning and seamless event execution. Making your event successful is our number one goal.

- Centrally located minutes from Downtown and DIA
- In-house team to help plan your event
- Over 600,000 sq. ft. of space
- Rooms can accommodate 50-10,000+

Amenities

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General
  • Hours: Hours vary. See website for more details.
  • Miles to airport: 24
  • Miles to CCC: 3
  • Indoor Fire Code: 10050
  • Total Capacity (if applicable): 45700
  • Onsite Parking Spaces: 6500
  • Motor Coach Parking:
  • Event Space:
  • Activities/Tours for Leisure/Business groups:
  • Group Activities Description: We offer Group Activities for Stock Show Only and Tours for School Groups.
Accommodations
  • Facility & Décor Description: Denver's Best Kept Secret, the modern, user-friendly National Western Complex offers more than 600,000 sq. ft., complete food & beverage options, 6,500 parking spaces, and highest quality in-house professionals. Just minutes from downtown, thousands of hotel rooms and DIA, National Western is centrally located at I-70 and I-25.
Restaurant
  • Allow Buy Out:
  • Private Rooms Available:

Meeting Facilities

Facility Info
Meeting Rooms
  • Description Denver's Best Kept Secret, the modern, user-friendly National Western Complex offers more than 600,000 sq. ft., complete food & beverage options, 6,500 parking spaces, and highest quality in-house professionals. Just minutes from downtown, thousands of hotel rooms and DIA, National Western is centrally located at I-70 and I-25.
  • Total Sq. Ft. 550000
  • Theatre Capacity 5000
  • Catering In-house
  • Type of Venue Sports Venue, Auditorium (fixed seating), Theater/Performing Arts Venue, Special Events Venue
  • Type of Event Reception, Banquet, Meeting Theatre , Tradeshow/Expo, Meeting Classroom
  • Banquet Capacity 3000
  • Number of Rooms 5
Expo Hall
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 35000
  • Height: 14
  • Booth Capacity: 136
  • Theater Capacity: 3500
  • Classroom Capacity: 3500
  • Banquet Capacity: 3500
  • Reception Capacity: 3500
Stadium Hall
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 34000
  • Height: 14
  • Booth Capacity: 130
  • Theater Capacity: 1500
  • Classroom Capacity: 2500
  • Banquet Capacity: 2500
  • Reception Capacity: 3000
National Western Bar & Grill
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 1500
  • Theater Capacity: 150
  • Classroom Capacity: 300
  • Banquet Capacity: 300
  • Reception Capacity: 500
National Western Centennial Room
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 2000
  • Theater Capacity: 100
  • Classroom Capacity: 100
  • Banquet Capacity: 100
  • Reception Capacity: 100
Events Center
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 45000
  • Theater Capacity: 10000
  • Classroom Capacity: 10000
  • Banquet Capacity: 10000
  • Reception Capacity: 10000
Stadium Arena
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 25000
  • Theater Capacity: 5000
  • Classroom Capacity: 5000
  • Banquet Capacity: 5000
  • Reception Capacity: 6000
Hall of Education
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 90000
  • Height: 13
  • Booth Capacity: 430
  • Theater Capacity: 2500
  • Classroom Capacity: 7500
  • Banquet Capacity: 10000
  • Reception Capacity: 10000
National Western Club
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 2000
  • Theater Capacity: 250
  • Classroom Capacity: 250
  • Banquet Capacity: 250
  • Reception Capacity: 500
Full Buy Out
  • Reception Capacity: 45700
Hall of the West
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 25000
  • Height: 12
  • Booth Capacity: 120
  • Theater Capacity: 1000
  • Classroom Capacity: 1000
  • Banquet Capacity: 1000
  • Reception Capacity: 3000

Events

SKYLAB 2017
Sep 23, 2017

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Transmission incoming...our annual migration across the galaxies into worlds unknown is set for launch!

SKYLAB 2017 <p>Transmission incoming...our annual migration across the galaxies into worlds unknown is set for launch!</p> America/North_Dakota/Center
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The premier exotic animal expo. Vendors bringing all types of exotics for sale and educational purposes. Concessions will be open so bring your family and friends and spend the day with some amazing people and incredible animals!

Colorado Exotic Pet Expo <p>The premier exotic animal expo. Vendors bringing all types of exotics for sale and educational purposes. Concessions will be open so bring your family and friends and spend the day with some amazing people and incredible animals!</p> America/North_Dakota/Center

5150 Rize & Shine Car Show
Sep 30, 2017 - Oct 1, 2017

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5150 Rize & Shine Car Show at the Colorado Tattoo Convention & Expo 2017! Come to the fan favorite competitions during the car show! Come enjoy the amazing cars and see the fan favorites! * Hot Wing Contest * Pepper Eating Contest *...

5150 Rize & Shine Car Show <p>5150 Rize &amp; Shine Car Show at the Colorado Tattoo Convention &amp; Expo 2017! Come to the fan favorite competitions during the car show!</p> <p>Come enjoy the amazing cars and see the fan favorites!</p> <p>* Hot Wing Contest<br />* Pepper Eating Contest<br />* Trophies &amp; Cash Prizes<br />* Music<br />* $30 Entry Fee / Free Weekend Passes</p> <p>Kids 10 and under are FREE</p> America/North_Dakota/Center

ENDUROCROSS
Sep 30, 2017

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Round 3 of the 2017 AMA EnduroCross Series comes to the National Western Events Center bringing with it the top off-road riders on the planet. Witness the non-stop action as the world’s best hard-enduro riders take on nature’s most extreme...

ENDUROCROSS <p>Round 3 of the 2017 AMA EnduroCross Series comes to the National Western Events Center bringing with it the top off-road riders on the planet.</p> <p>Witness the non-stop action as the world’s best hard-enduro riders take on nature’s most extreme elements—boulders, logs, river rocks, the firepit and the dreaded Matrix—all brought indoors to form one treacherous track for a night of unpredictable excitement.</p> <p>EnduroCross racing is an experience like no other, giving fans an up-close look at wild off-road racing action from the comfort of your own seat. See the best amateur and pro riders compete for top honors as SuperEnduro World Champion Colton Haaker, two-time EnduroCross Champion Cody Webb, ISDE Champion and global extreme specialist Kyle Redmond and more battle each other among Mother Nature’s most unforgiving obstacles. Be there for an evening of heart-pounding motorcycle mayhem, one night only at the National Western Events Center!</p> America/North_Dakota/Center

DreamHack
Oct 20, 2017 - Oct 22, 2017

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The World's Largest Digital Festival – Esports | PC LAN Party | Console | Tabletop | Cosplay | Gaming | Hackathon | Questing

DreamHack <p>The World's Largest Digital Festival &#8211; Esports | PC LAN Party | Console | Tabletop | Cosplay | Gaming | Hackathon | Questing</p> America/North_Dakota/Center
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What is a Ranch Rodeo? Ranch rodeos consist of teams of cowboys or cowgirls from different ranches competing against each other in events that mimic their everyday work on the ranch. Ranch rodeos differ from the more common “Pro Rodeo” in...

National Western Invitational Ranch Rodeo <p>What is a Ranch Rodeo? Ranch rodeos consist of teams of cowboys or cowgirls from different ranches competing against each other in events that mimic their everyday work on the ranch.</p> <p>Ranch rodeos differ from the more common “Pro Rodeo” in several ways. For starters, the contestants are not professional rodeo cowboys — they usually are full-time ranch hands who compete in ranch rodeos for fun or bragging rights. Also, the events in ranch rodeos are similar to the tasks commonly performed on a ranch, and the equipment and tack used are the same as those used during everyday ranch life. And finally, instead of competing as individuals, the contestants in ranch rodeos compete as a team representing the ranch they work for.<br />National Western’s Ranch Rodeo consists of 8 teams competing in four events: Sorting, Double Mugging, Cut &amp; Brand and Wild Cow Milking.</p> America/North_Dakota/Center

National Western Stock Show & Rodeo
Jan 6, 2018 - Jan 21, 2018

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Bulls and broncs, cowboys and cowgirls - rodeo's biggest superstars perform amazing feats of athleticism during each performance of this professional rodeo. Showcasing the elegance and athleticism of the world's top reining horses, the...

National Western Stock Show & Rodeo <p>Bulls and broncs, cowboys and cowgirls - rodeo's biggest superstars perform amazing feats of athleticism during each performance of this professional rodeo. Showcasing the elegance and athleticism of the world's top reining horses, the hard-hitting competition of Denver Professional Bull Riders Chute-Out and the Mexican Rodeo Extravaganza, this event has something for everyone.</p> America/North_Dakota/Center
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Beautiful spins and powerful stops mingled with original costumes and musical themes make up the $20,000 RAM Invitational Freestyle Reining, one of National Western Stock Show’s crowd favorites. Reining was developed from the moves a cow...

National Western $20,000 RAM Invitational Freestyle Reining <p>Beautiful spins and powerful stops mingled with original costumes and musical themes make up the $20,000 RAM Invitational Freestyle Reining, one of National Western Stock Show’s crowd favorites. Reining was developed from the moves a cow horse is asked to perform during regular ranch duties. Competitive patterns include spins, stops, rollbacks, speed variations, and directional changes. However, unlike standard reining classes which require competitors to perform a specified pattern, freestyle reining allows exhibitors to use costumes, music, themes, props and special effects lighting to add to their presentation.</p> <p>The National Western Stock Show invites the nation’s top reiners, making the $20,000 RAM Invitational Freestyle Reining unique to any horse show in the world. Even if this is your first horse show, you’re sure to love reining’s elegance and athleticism.</p> America/North_Dakota/Center
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A show jumping competition with a rock-and-roll atmosphere, the Gambler’s Choice Jumper Stake features high level jumpers and a uniquely designed course to produce a high-energy performance in an exciting InIt2WinIt series qualifier! Each...

National Western $10,000 Monarch Casino Gambler’s Choice Jumper Stake <p>A show jumping competition with a rock-and-roll atmosphere, the Gambler’s Choice Jumper Stake features high level jumpers and a uniquely designed course to produce a high-energy performance in an exciting InIt2WinIt series qualifier! Each rider jumps the course of 10 to 14 fences starting at 4-feet 6-inches in height. Each fence carries a point value based on its degree of difficulty. The riders decide their own path around the course but can only jump a fence twice, either direction, and only if it’s still standing.<br /><br />The daring nature of the horse and rider pair comes into play as the faster, higher jumping horses can get around the course faster and cleaner, thus accumulating the most points. Final scores are determined by adding the total points and subtracting any penalties for exceeding the time allowed. Once the initial jump course is finished and points tabulated, each rider then has the option of taking the Joker fence with the risk of gaining a large number of points or losing those points with a knockdown.</p> America/North_Dakota/Center
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National Western’s Wild West Show features the color and pageantry of the Old West. Fans of all ages can reminisce of Wild West legends, including Buffalo Bill, Annie Oakley and others. The show is full of quick draw antics and cowboy...

National Western Wild West Show <p>National Western’s Wild West Show features the color and pageantry of the Old West. Fans of all ages can reminisce of Wild West legends, including Buffalo Bill, Annie Oakley and others. The show is full of quick draw antics and cowboy entertainment, painting the story of how the West was won. Patterned after the great Buffalo Bill shows of yesteryear, the show features nonstop action that brings guests into the original ways of the West.</p> America/North_Dakota/Center
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Pronounced “gron pree”, the term translates from the French as “big prize”. The formal night event of the National Western Stock Show, the total prize money is more than $40,000, drawing the top horses and riders from across North America....

National Western $40,000 Grand Prix <p>Pronounced “gron pree”, the term translates from the French as “big prize”. The formal night event of the National Western Stock Show, the total prize money is more than $40,000, drawing the top horses and riders from across North America. Grand Prix jumping requires absolute cooperation and teamwork between horse and rider. It takes a special animal and a special person to compete at this level of competition. You will not see any better show jumping competition than the Grand Prix.</p> <p>Each competitor jumps one round over a course of 10 to 14 jumps from 4-feet 6-inches in height and higher. The top horses accumulating the least number of faults are required to jump a second round over a course of 8 to 12 jumps, raised in height from the previous round. The spreads (width) of all jumps ranges from five to six feet. Final scores are determined by adding the total faults incurred in both rounds and adding any penalties for exceeding the time allowed in either or both rounds. In the event of a tie for first place, a jump-off will occur, with time deciding the winner should there be another tie.</p> America/North_Dakota/Center

National Western Xtreme Dogs
Jan 15, 2018 - Jan 16, 2018

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Dog lovers unite! Bringing you an all-new show full of amazing tricks, aerial stunts and comedy antics all performed by man’s best friend, Xtreme Dogs is one of the National Western’s hottest family events. The cast thrills audiences with...

National Western Xtreme Dogs <p>Dog lovers unite! Bringing you an all-new show full of amazing tricks, aerial stunts and comedy antics all performed by man’s best friend, Xtreme Dogs is one of the National Western’s hottest family events.</p> <p>The cast thrills audiences with their athletic prowess and surprisingly unpredictable antics. Trained to run, jump and retrieve at incredible speeds and jump and soar to unbelievable heights, they have become the world’s most popular dogs.</p> <p>From tunnel relays to mastering mazes, National Western’s Xtreme Dogs is full of non-stop action choreographed to your favorite music. This is a show that will leave fans of all ages laughing and cheering throughout the entire show.</p> America/North_Dakota/Center
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The wine and roses event of the National Western Stock Show, An Evening of Dancing Horses ® brings the best equestrian talent together in front of live music. Enjoy an evening full of formal dressage, reining, liberty and other talent from...

National Western Presents an Evening of Dancing Horses <p>The wine and roses event of the National Western Stock Show, An Evening of Dancing Horses ® brings the best equestrian talent together in front of live music. Enjoy an evening full of formal dressage, reining, liberty and other talent from around the world.</p> America/North_Dakota/Center

National Western Draft Horse Show and Pull
Jan 19, 2018 - Jan 21, 2018

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Witness firsthand the immense horse power of these gentle giants. Featuring the workhorses of yesteryear, the National Western Draft Horse Show and Pulling Contest offers the beauty, grandeur and sheer force of today’s draft horses. The...

National Western Draft Horse Show and Pull <p>Witness firsthand the immense horse power of these gentle giants. Featuring the workhorses of yesteryear, the National Western Draft Horse Show and Pulling Contest offers the beauty, grandeur and sheer force of today’s draft horses. The long weekend boasts cart, team, unicorn, 4-horse, 6-horse &amp; 8-horse hitch classes as well as various working horse events including the ever popular Feed Team Race within four ticketed performances.</p> America/North_Dakota/Center

Rocky Mountain Horse Expo
Mar 8, 2018 - Mar 11, 2018

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The Colorado Horse Council, Inc. is a grass-roots, all-breed, non-discipline specific organization dedicated to linking the horse owners and the horse industry of the State of Colorado into a powerful, common voice in order to protect their...

Rocky Mountain Horse Expo <p>The Colorado Horse Council, Inc. is a grass-roots, all-breed, non-discipline specific organization dedicated to linking the horse owners and the horse industry of the State of Colorado into a powerful, common voice in order to protect their common equine interests through legislation and education. It also employs a full-time contract lobbyist, who works with the State Legislature on horse and agriculture-related issues.</p> America/North_Dakota/Center

Denver Home Show
Mar 16, 2018 - Mar 18, 2018

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Get inspired, excited and ready to move forward with your home projects at the Denver Home Show Friday, March 17 through Sunday, March 19 at the National Western Complex. Three days only to shop, compare and save with nearly 400 experts...

Denver Home Show <p>Get inspired, excited and ready to move forward with your home projects at the Denver Home Show Friday, March 17 through Sunday, March 19 at the National Western Complex. Three days only to shop, compare and save with nearly 400 experts under one roof. Get renovation ideas from Matt Blashaw of HGTV's Ellen's Design Challenge and Vacation House for Free. Plus, explore the Tiny Home Village for the latest trends in small space living. From kitchens and baths to landscaping and more, don't miss the Denver Home Show. For information and discount tickets go to homeshowdenver.com.</p> <p>Single day tickets are priced as follows:</p> <ul> <li>Adults: $11 at the box office or $9 online at <a href="http://www.homeshowdenver.com/">www.homeshowdenver.com</a> </li> <li>Seniors (60+): $11 Buy One Get One Free (only available at the door any day)                                                                                              </li> <li>Children (12 and under): FREE</li> <li>Hero Day (FRIDAY ONLY): Military and First Responders in uniform or with valid ID are FREE; $5.00 on Saturday and Sunday</li> </ul> <p> </p> America/North_Dakota/Center

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