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Boulder COVID-19 Information for Meeting Planners

Holding a safe meeting in Boulder is possible, and we can help. Take advantage of Boulder's famously inspiring outdoor setting, while our hotels, venues and restaurants safely roll out the red carpet (and some added flexibility) for you and your attendees. 

The Boulder CVB is your best resource for the latest meeting and event conditions and can assist you in making sound and safe decisions for your group. Don't hesitate to reach out to or 303-938-2088 with any questions.

Last Updated: Jan. 6, 2022 

What Is Boulder’s Current COVID-19 Safety Level? 

  • Covid Transmission TrackerBoulder County's current status is "high transmission" according to the CDC's data-tracking system. Masks are required indoors (see below), but no capacity limits or other mitigation measures are currently in place.
  • Face Coverings A Boulder County Public Health order requires that all individuals age 2 and older, regardless of vaccination status, wear a face covering in all public indoor spaces in Boulder County. Masks can be removed temporarily while you are actively eating or drinking.  

Event Capacity Guidelines

Currently, there are no capacity restrictions in place for outdoor or indoor gatherings.

  • Indoor Event Vaccine Requirement The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) has issued a public health order to require full vaccination for unseated, indoor public events with 500 or more people in metro-area counties, including Boulder County. The public health order is in effect through December 31, 2021, and can be found here.

Getting to Boulder

  • Denver International Airport (DEN) is the closest major airport to Boulder and is about a 45-minute drive away. DEN has implemented increased sanitization and safety practices.
  • Face coverings are required at Denver International Airport and on the airplane. 

Cash Incentives: Now Year-Round

Qualifying meetings can receive a cash incentive to help offset meeting-related expenses through the Boulder CVB's incentives program. Previously, this program provided funds for meetings booked in the November-April window, and the great news it is now available year-round. Ask us for more info.


Boulder hotels are open for business, and all are taking extraordinary precautions to ensure sanitization and safety and follow the American Hotel Lodging Association’s Stay Safe guidelines. They know just how to accommodate your group safely and are ready to talk to you. Let us connect you!


Restaurants are allowed to operate at 100% capacity. Restaurants and venues can now accommodate private dining for groups.

What Can Groups Do in Boulder?

Group at NCAR Weather Trail

Boulder has over 45,000 protected acres of land and is set up against the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. There are plenty of wide, open spaces, fresh air and outdoor activities for your group. 

Stay socially distanced on a guided electric bike tour or try fat bikes — the outfitter will bring the bikes to you, if you like. Go on a hot air balloon ride or have our guides arrange an outdoor scavenger hunt for you. Take a downtown mural tour or a guided nature walk. The outdoor options are endless. Check our list of things you can do right now, updated regularly.

In-Person and Virtual Tours Available

We can help arrange a virtual or in-person site tour if you would like to visit spaces you are considering. Several of our hotels also have online tours available. Just contact us at or 303-938-2088 if you're interested.


We're here to help. Don't hesitate to reach out via the contact information below. 

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Angela Fig Wirkler

Angela "Fig" Wirkler, CMP Director of Group Sales

Lindsey Rohrbaugh

Lindsey Rohrbaugh Group Sales Manager