Wynkoop Plaza at
Denver Union Station

Wynkoop Plaza at Denver Union Station features approximately 30,000 square feet of public space just outside the doors of Denver’s multi-modal transit hub featuring vibrant restaurants and retail.

Interested in hosting an event at Wynkoop Plaza?

The Plaza is divided into two distinctive public plaza spaces. Event Area 1 is on the south end of the Plaza and encompasses the fountains that remain on for the enjoyment of everyone throughout the summer months. It is approximately 18,000 square feet, including the fountain. Event Area 2 is located on the north end of the Plaza and includes raised perennial beds, trees and granite bench seating; it is approximately 15,250 square feet in size.

Wynkoop Plaza is managed and regulated by the Regional Transportation District (RTD) and Wynkoop Plaza Events LLC (WPE), an affiliate of the Downtown Denver Partnership, which provides event planning services. Event planning services include the issuing of permits for non-commercial events and activities. Generally, events that are open to the public are encouraged.

WPE has issued certain guidelines describing the application and permitting process for special events, programming and daily uses which can be found in the Rules and Regulations below. Please be sure to review the Rules and Regulations and Permit Guidelines before applying for a permit. Any activity that requires a permit or license must first apply for a permit pursuant to WPE’s guidelines and may be subject to a fee.


Applications must be submitted at least 60 days before your desired event date for approval. Applications submitted fewer than 30 days prior to your desired event date may not be approved.

Application Fee: $25

If you are submitting an application fewer than 60 days from your desired event date, you will need to pay the late fee.

Late Application Fee: $100.

Wynkoop Plaza at Denver Union Station (DUS) is located on the east or, Wynkoop Street, side of the DUS building. In addition to fountains, flowers and trees, you’ll find farmer’s markets, outdoor performances and more at Wynkoop Plaza.

Please note Wynkoop Plaza Rules and Regulations as well as Event Fees below prior to submitting an application.

Application for Special Events, Programming and Non-Commercial Use Permits

Wynkoop Plaza is an ideal location for your special event. Apply now.

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