Jun 11-Aug 13, 2017


  • Presented by: Colorado Shakespeare Festival
  • Runtime: 75 minutes before show start
  • Venue: Colorado Shakespeare Gardens
  • CU Boulder Campus, Boulder, CO 80309

75 minutes before showtime, our grounds come alive with picnickers. Whether you take advantage of our convenient preshow dining options or just grab a glass of wine in the theater, food and drink make an evening at CSF complete. The Hellems Lawn and Shakespeare Gardens are open for picnicking with friends and family.

Savory Cuisines Catering is delighted to serve you this season with a variety of fresh dining options.

Please note that pre-orders must be placed at least 48 hours before the performance.

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Pre-order boxed dinners to enjoy before performances. Your choice of meal will be waiting for you before the performance! Please note that alcoholic beverages may not be preordered.

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Order at the show

Delectable snacks, boxed dinners, and beverages will also be available for purchase prior to performances. Come early for the best selections

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Pre-performance and intermission concessions

Visit the concession stands in the back of the Mary Rippon Theatre or the University Theatre Lobby and enjoy a variety of delicious foods to enhance your experience.

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Beer from Left Hand Brewing and wine are available for sale in the Shakespeare Gardens and in both theaters. Absolutely everyone is required to show a valid photo ID to purchase alcohol.

Please note private alcohol consumption (BYOB) is not legal at any time on the CU Boulder campus. You will receive a citation from the police and will not be permitted to enter any CSF venue while it is in your posession.

Group Catering

Making your group's evening special is a breeze! Catered meals are available for groups of 10 or more people featuring menus designed especially for the festival. Your party will enjoy a catered meal complete with chairs, tables and tableclothes, set up in your own special area. Please contact Savory Cuisines Catering directly at [email protected] to schedule your event and receive details on menus and pricing!

Plan your visit

Most CU Presents performances take place on the beautiful University of Colorado Boulder campus. Take some time to explore our venues, find out how to get here and get more tips on what to do while you’re in town.

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Accessibility Services

The University of Colorado is committed to providing equal access to individuals with disabilities. If you are planning to attend an event take some time to review our accessibility services.

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