Macky Auditorium Concert Hall

University of Colorado Boulder

Promoters and event presenters can rent Macky Auditorium for a variety of events including concerts, lectures, conferences, films, religious services and commencements. We are more than happy to discuss the possibilities with you. Please contact us to discuss the availability of dates and to get an estimate of costs. 303-492-8423 orĀ

Macky is a largely self-funded unit of the University of Colorado Boulder and does not receive direct funds from student tuition or fees. Costs vary depending on the type of event, but will generally include these five categories of charges:

Facility Rental

Generally $1,500 or 10% of the gross ticket sales, whichever is greater. Multi-day event rental prices available. Special pricing for on-campus units available.

Equipment Rental

This includes any equipment used for your event such as sound and lighting systems, piano, risers, props, etc.


Macky Auditorium Concert Hall requires renters to use our staff of experienced professionals for your event. This includes stage technicians, house manager, ushers, box office staff, EMTs, and custodian.

Security & Parking

Depending on the type of event and expected attendance, fees may be assessed associated with venue security and parking services. Determination of necessary services are made in consultation with the University of Colorado Police Department and Parking and Transportation Services.


Powered by Vendini, Macky Ticketing offers a competitive and flexible fee structure with fast and secure online ticketing experience for your patrons. Includes print-at-home, mobile, phone, box office and will call services. A minimum service charge of $200 will be assessed for events with tickets sold for free.

Policy for the rental of Macky Auditorium (Adopted August 20, 2014)