428 Linden Street | Old Town Fort Collins
This unique location nestled on the north side of downtown along the river, allows for flexibility and creativity. Beautiful views of the city and river, the natural light and open floor plan makes for endless photography possibilities. The simplicity of polished concrete flooring, a monochromatic color scheme and industrial fixtures, assists our clients to create their dream event. All audio and visual equipment is included, as well as tables, chairs, wireless internet, and more.
Block One Events is only two blocks from Old Town Square and New Belgium Brewery, walking distance to clubs, bars, entertainment, restaurants, the whitewater park, and MUCH more! Thank you to all of our clients who have voted Block One a top-rated venue in Northern Colorado. We will continue striving to be the best venue Fort Collins has to offer!
MAX OCCUPANCY - 191 GUESTS
West Patio 350 Sq. Ft. (35ft x 10ft) *** Holds about 25 ppl
North Patio 180 Sq. Ft. (30ft x 6ft) *** Standing room only for about 25 ppl
East Patio 800 Sq. Ft. (50ft x 16 ft) *** Holds about 50 ppl for an outdoor wedding or function
Prow 600 Sq. Ft. (30ft x 20ft) *** Holds about 50 ppl for an outdoor wedding or function
This terrace is located on the East side of the building, directly below the patios.
A tiered, landscaped structure with natural seating areas, overlooking the river.
Natural steps and stones, native plants, and flowers make this the perfect spot for an outdoor ceremony.
Even though the event space capacity is 191 guests, we recommend capping your outdoor wedding reception to 150 guests.
Only 1 event will be booked at a time
Lounge cannot be rented separately
4102 sq.ft. of event space and 900 sq.ft. of lounge space (similar to a green room)
20 round banquet tables (72"D, 30"H)
seats 8-10 people
8 rectangle tables (30"W x 96"L)
seats 6-8 people
10 tall cocktail tables (24"D, 42"H)
no barstools included
Tables may be rearranged however you choose, it is your responsibility to move and setup. Tables may or may not be set up upon your arrival. Clients do not need to put away tables and stack chairs at the end of event.
191 black banquet chairs (32” H x 21” W x 18” D, seat 17.75” H)
4 Sonos speakers mounted on walls. Allows you to play your own background music. Download Sonos phone app with wifi connection
10ft x 10ft portable projection screen with height adjustment
Projector | Epson - Pro EX9220 1080p Wireless 3LCD Projector Black
Microphone | Samson - Stage X1U Wireless Microphone with USB receiver (bring your own AA batteries)
Separate sound system included for presentations | Bose L1 Model 1S with B2 bass and ToneMatch multichannel audio engine
City Noise Ordinance is strictly enforced, which means all music must end by 10:00pm
Dimming light system
Hanging bistro string lights
4 portable dry erase boards (beetle kill pine on other side), can also be used as a partition (7ft x 6ft)
Free wireless internet
Portable Bar (beetle kill pine)
Piano (Black Baby Grand) - it remains in the NW corner of the room at all times.
Trash Cans and Janitorial Supplies (trash bags, cleaning products, mops, brooms...etc).
No white padded wedding chairs
No decorations or easels
No onsite management during event
No onsite parking
No kitchen (all though there is a water source, prep area, freezer, and fridge located in the lounge)
Food Trucks must park along Linden Street. The parking spaces on Linden Street are not our property and monitored by the City of Fort Collins. You need to contact them directly about renting parking spaces https://www.fcgov.com/parking/
Contact the food truck of your choice and discuss your needs directly with them. They will know how to accommodate your event.
Food carts are allowed on the property, however, they will have to fit on the handicap ramp to make it to the patios. Contact the food cart of your choice and have them tour the building exterior.
Yes, you can bring and serve your own alcohol.
Block One Events does NOT hold a liquor license. No cash bar allowed. No exceptions.
You cannot charge your guests for alcohol on our property unless you are a non-profit organization with a special events permit from the City of Fort Collins’ liquor licensing authority.
Only non-profit organizations can sell tickets to their events that include alcohol.
Special event permits for non-profit organizations selling alcohol: Click on the link for special event permit information. https://www.fcgov.com/cityclerk/liquor.php
Peak Beverage (Beverage Catering, Bartenders, Bar Equipment, Bar Packages - One Stop Shop)
Brix Wine & Spirits (Bartenders, Call-Ahead Shopping, Event Services)
Free Pour (Just a Bartender or Entire Package)
Party-Liquor (Custom Event/Wedding Packages)
BeMixxed Bartending (Mobile Bartending Services)
ONEHOPE (Fun Wine Selections and Ideas - Look for the glitter bottles)
Decorating the event space the night before is not an option. You will need to actually book the event space the night before and pay based on evening event pricing. In this case, it is best to book a full day rental from 7am - 11pm which allows you to arrive early in the morning to begin setup and decorating (rather than an hourly charge, we offer a discounted flat rate for full day rentals).
All decoration set up and clean up is the responsibility of the client.
No holes, tape, nails, staples, tacks, or stickers may be attached to walls or concrete
No glitter, confetti, silly string, rice, birdseed, or fireworks (and the like)
No open flames or candles.
Sidewalks, steps, entrance halls, corridors, elevators, stairwells, walkways, and stairs, shall not be obstructed or used for any purpose other than ingress or egress.
Nothing may be attached to the ceiling or light fixtures.
You will need to find your own public parking.
No onsite parking at Block One Events.
We recommend driving around the neighborhood prior to your event to learn about parking options.
Watch public parking signs and street signs. Most parking on our street is a 2 hour limit.
The Block One parking garage at this building is ONLY for building residents and employees (no exceptions).
There is no designated loading zone. You may park a vehicle at the top of the parking garage ramp while you unload then move your car to a parking spot (just don't block the sidewalk).
Downtown Parking Map - (Includes parking garage information)
Must rent space for a minimum of 4 hours
Monday - Sunday | 7am - 11pm
All personal items must be removed, all guests out, and cleaning of space must be completed by 11pm.
Event insurance is required for EVERY event.
$1,000,000.00 or greater liability limit
PFS Insurance - 970-522-8888 (Lisa Hoffman is our local contact)
THINK ABOUT SCENARIOS AND DISCUSS WITH YOUR INSURANCE PROVIDER.
What if your event gets cancelled or your engagement is called off?
Will the insurance company reimburse me if I need to cancel and cancellation deadlines have passed?
What if the venue is damaged due to weather or construction defects and they cancel my event?
What if I over-served alcohol to someone and they got into a car accident on the way home?
Injuries on the property?
Food poisoning from catering company?
An assistive animal bites one of my guests?
Will I be reimbursed for stolen gifts?
Intoxicated guests caused significant damage to the venue?
Pricing depends on number of guests, month, day of week, number of hours, and time of day
Non-profits receive a 20% discount
Ranges from $60/hr - $300/hr
Ranges from $800 - $4000
“Block One Events”
Write event date on memo line: xx/xx/xxxx
Accepted forms of payment/cashier’s check, money order, wire transfer, credit and debit cards
Card payments add a 2.5% fee to total
Block One Events
428 Linden Street
Fort Collins, CO 80524
Across breezeway from Block One Events door entrance
Located on the wall in the lobby next to elevator/bathrooms
Lobby door hours Mon-Fri 9am - 4pm
60 days or more prior to event start date = 100% refund
less than 60 days prior to event start date = 50% refund
Email - Use inquiry form below.
Call Mon - Fri 9am - 4pm, 970-420-3692
Visit - By appointment only
All tours & appointments scheduled via phone only
No night/weekend appointments due to events already scheduled
Tours Mon - Fri 9:00am - 3:30pm