All advance ticket sales for events at Macky occur through the show’s sponsor. Please consult the events calendar for ticketing information.
The only on-site ticket sales occur at the door the evening of the performance. The Macky Auditorium box office is located in the west lobby and generally opens one hour prior to show time. Only tickets for that evening’s performance will be available.
Will Call tickets are available in the Macky Will Call box office, typically located in the East Lobby, one hour prior to show time. To pick up in advance or make inquiries about your tickets, please contact the presenting organization.
Please contact the show’s sponsor with inquiries about the content or running time.
Please see our Seating Chart for a tour of auditorium seating.
Yes, Macky Auditorium is wheelchair accessible. We strive to provide excellent service to all Macky patrons and we take all reasonable measures to accommodate guests with disabilities. There are designated wheelchair spaces on the main floor of the auditorium and there are two wheelchair accessible entrance ramps into the building. Please see the Accessibility section for more information.
Macky Auditorium is located at the intersection of 17th Street and University Avenue in Boulder on the CU campus. In Boulder, take Broadway to University Avenue or Arapahoe Avenue to 17th Street. To chart driving directions online, use the address “17th Street and University Avenue”. For detailed driving information, please view the section Directions.
Parking near Macky can sometimes be difficult, especially if there are multiple events occurring on or around campus. We recommend that you allow for extra time in planning your arrival at Macky. Some parking options are: the metered parking along University Avenue, the Euclid Avenue Autopark, street parking around Boulder High School and 17th Street, and street parking in the University Hill neighborhood. In addition, most University lots are available to the public on weekdays after 5 p.m. and on weekends for a small fee. Signage at the lots will indicate policy and cost. For more parking information, please visit Parking or call University Parking Services at 303-492-7384.
Yes, to be dropped off at the front of the building enter campus at the intersection of 17th Street and University Avenue. At most Macky events there will be parking attendants on site to assist with directions and parking. For events occurring Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m., please contact the Macky office at 303-492-8423 for specific instructions.
For schedules for the HOP/JUMP/SKIP and other bus routes, contact the Boulder/Denver RTD at rtd-denver.com, 303-299-6000 or 800-366-7433.
Please contact the show’s sponsor with inquiries about content or running time.
There is no uniform dress code for events at Macky; patrons come dressed in everything from blue jeans to suits and cocktail dresses. The standard policy of “no shirt, no shoes, no entry” is enforced. Please contact the show’s sponsor for show specific recommendations.
Because Macky is located on a university campus, most of our employees are students. As such, we typically do a round of hiring in late August and occasionally in early January. However, we will sometimes have opportunities for non-students, usually as Stage Technicians. For information about employment opportunities at Macky, please follow this link to University of Colorado employment search site. The link will take you directly to the Macky Auditorium employment search page.
There are currently no available opportunities to volunteer at Macky Auditorium.