Dickens Opera House




The Dickens Opera House is a gorgeous historic venue located right in the heart of Downtown Longmont. Built in 1881 by a relative of Charles Dickens, this lavish 19th century space offers modern conveniences with historical character and high levels of detail. Wed your beloved on a dramatic stage while your guests look on from the house. Take stunning photographs of your perfect day by posing throughout this stunning venue, enjoying the city views outside and the refined architectural detail. Once you’ve finished preserving your wedding in full color, enjoy a few finely made cocktails at The Dickens Tavern below. End your evening with a delectable dinner and dancing in the converted stage room, which boasts a sleek infusion of modern and 19th century architecture that is difficult to find anywhere else! For a more intimate affair, The Tavern offers a few cozier settings such as the beautiful Presidents Room, Tin Room, or Wine Vault. The Dickens Opera House is practically made for the couple that wishes to throw a unique and dramatic affair.

Venue Style

Historic/Landmark Building, Event Center


Indoor Ceremony, Indoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 300 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 300 guests

Time Restrictions

Set up time can start at 11:00AM. Events must end by midnight.

Rental Fees

The rental fee is $500 for a ceremony and reception and includes 6 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. The fee for a ceremony only wedding is $500. There is a food and beverage minimum applied to all events. Additional hours can be arranged for a fee. Please inquire with venue coordinator for pricing. A refundable security deposit of $500 is required.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Dickens Opera House is estimated at between $4,063 and $9,493 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Wedding planning services
Bride's dressing area
Groom's dressing area
Dance floor
Podium and/or stage
Coat check room
Venue set up and clean up
Votive candles
Day-of coordinator
Kitchen for prep only
Large parking lot
Tables and chairs included for up to 125 guests
Linens, china and silverware included for up to 100 guests
Glassware included

Special Restrictions

All food and beverage handled by venue
Food & beverage minimum
Venue must approve all decorations
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Catering provided by venue
Amplified music OK indoors only
Smoking outside only
Alcohol must be provided by venue
Music must end by midnight