About Macky Auditorium, CU-Boulder

Parking around Macky is limited and usually a fee is assessed. Please allow extra time when driving to a concert as you may have to park several blocks away from the building and walk. Consider using ParkMobile which allows for payment by phone or smartphone app. ADA parking is available on Pleasant Street, right in front of Macky.

Using public transportation or a ride-share service (Uber/Lyft) is encouraged when attending our concerts at Macky. The closest RTD bus stops to Macky are along Broadway and Arapahoe. Ride-share drivers have free access to the front of Macky on Pleasant Street, for dropoff and pickup.

Here are CU parking options closest to Macky:

  • Euclid Parking Garage: Within a 10-minute walk, Euclid Parking Garage (Lot 205) is located southeast of Macky on Broadway and Euclid, at the Center for Academic Success and Engagement.
  • Lot 204: Within a 10-minute walk, is located just south of Euclid Parking Garage.
  • Folsom Parking Garage: Within a 12-minute walk, the Folsom Parking Garage (Lot 396) is located east of Macky off Stadium Drive/Folsom.
  • Street Parking: Parking is also available along University Avenue and side streets surrounding Macky.*Please note that Lot #380 adjacent to Macky is reserved for handicapped and donor parking.

Celebrating more than 100 years hosting the best performing arts, lectures and entertainment events, Macky Auditorium is one of the most valuable and recognizable historical spaces on the CU Boulder Campus and a premier venue in the Front Range. With capacity for over 2,000 patrons, Macky Auditorium is located near the intersection of 17th Street and University Avenue in Boulder.