Summer traffic in the mountains can often back up. There will be NO LATE SEATING until intermission, so plan ahead!
Information below is for our summer performances in Central City, Colorado. You may also want directions to our Denver Administrative & Box Offices.
Directions to the Central City Opera House:
The street address of the Central City Opera House is: 124 EUREKA STREET CENTRAL CITY, CO 80427
Central City is less than 40 miles from Denver. Take I-70 west* into the mountains and Exit 243 for an eight mile drive on the safe and scenic Central City Parkway. As you enter Central City, turn left at the stop sign onto Main Street. At the end of the street, turn left onto Eureka Street. The Opera House is up the street on your left at 124 Eureka Street. [*Note, there is major construction on I-70 this summer in addition to normal summer mountain traffic back-ups; you may want to use an alternate route.]
ALTERNATE ROUTE FROM GOLDEN:
US-6 to I-70 West
From Golden, take Clear Creek Canyon/US-6 west to SR-119 (right). In Black Hawk, turn left (Southwest, in front of Bullwhacker’s Casino) onto Black Hawk/Gregory Street and continue as it changes names to SR-279, Main Street, Lawrence Street and finally Eureka Street by the Opera House.
FROM BOULDER (SCENIC):
Take Broadway south. Go west on Canyon Blvd [SR-119]. Bear left (South) onto SR-72 [continues as SR-119]. Continue south and west on SR-72 [SR-119] to Black Hawk. In Black Hawk, turn left (Southwest, in front of Bullwhacker’s Casino) onto Black Hawk/Gregory Street and continue as it changes names to SR-279, Main Street, Lawrence Street and finally Eureka Street by the Opera House.
FROM IDAHO SPRINGS OR ANY LOCATION WEST ON I-70:
Follow I-70 East past Idaho Springs, then follow the CONSTRUCTION DETOUR signs for Exit 243. (The exit has been moved slightly due to the Twin Tunnels Expansion Project. Please plan accordingly as there is no late seating until intermission.)