National Western Center

National Western Center

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Event Types Welcomed

  • Adult Social Events
  • Corporate Social Events
  • Expo/Competitions
  • Family Reunions
  • Professional Meeting / Training / Conference / Retreats
  • Wedding Ceremonies
  • Wedding Receptions
  • Youth Parties
  • Youth Retreat/Camps


Step into a world of unique experiences at our one of a kind venue! Nestled in North Denver, the Stockyards Event Center (SYEC) sets the stage for extraordinary events, from intimate gatherings to grand celebrations and provides ample parking for guests.

With its modern architecture and versatile spaces, the SYEC offers endless possibilities for your next event. Whether you’re planning a corporate conference, large concert, or a lively social soirée, our expert team is here to bring your vision to life.

Indulge your guests with culinary delights crafted by our renowned caterers, who specialize in creating menus tailored to your tastes. Our attentive staff will ensure every detail is taken care of, leaving you free to enjoy the event.

From state-of-the-art audiovisual equipment to customizable lighting options, our venue is equipped with everything you need to create a truly memorable experience.

Conveniently located just 10 minutes from downtown Denver, and along the RTD N Line, our venue is easily accessible for guests coming from near and far.

Elevate your event to new heights at the SYEC. Contact us today to begin planning your unforgettable occasion!


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Meeting & Event Spaces

  • Max Capacity: 1000 guests
  • Largest Classroom Style: 1000
  • Largest Theatre Style: 630
  • Largest Auditorium Seating: 1800
  • Largest Arena Seating: 800
  • Largest Seated Reception: 800
  • Largest Standing Reception: 2000
  • Maximum Casual Dining Seating: 600

Food & Beverage Options

Catering options

Featured Amenities

  • A/V Equipment
  • Accessible Facilities
  • Air Conditioning Air Conditioning
  • Dance Floor
  • Eco-Friendly
  • Flexible Floor Plan
  • Hosted Bar
  • In-House Catering
  • Lactation Station
  • Near Public Transit
  • Near Water
  • Outdoor Space
  • Overnight Rooms
  • Paid Parking
  • Pet Friendly
  • Private Parking
  • Running Trails
  • Scenic Views
  • Sports Facilities
  • Taxi
  • Theater Seating
  • Train
  • VIP Room
  • WiFi
  • Meditation Yoga & Meditation

Venue Location + Transportation


5004 National Western Drive ,
Denver, Colorado 80216


  • LyftLyft
  • TaxiTaxi
  • TrainTrain
  • UberUber

Nearby Airport

  • Denver International Airport - 15 minutes

Nearby International Airport

  • Denver International Airport - 15 minutes


  • Onsite Parking: Yes
  • Car Charging Stations: No

Things to Know


  • Must Use In-house Catering: No
  • External Catering Allowed: Yes
  • Can Bring in Own Food: no
  • Cultural Catering Available: Yes
  • Food and Beverage Onsite: Yes
  • Do you offer tables, chairs, and linens?: No


  • Guest Wi-Fi: Fee
  • Onsite Tech Support: Yes
  • Wi-Fi in meeting space: Yes
  • Equipment Available On-Site:
    • Projector Screen
    • Microphones
    • Sound System

Venue Policies

  • Alcohol Consumption: Yes
  • Smoking Permitted: no
  • Cannabis Industry-Friendly: No
  • Cannabis Consumption: No
  • Eco Friendly: Yes
  • ADA Accessible: Yes
  • Family Friendly: Yes
  • Pet Friendly: Yes