Night Clubs in Denver, Colorado for 16 & Up

By Simone Watts
Denver has several nightclubs for those 16 years and older.

Teenagers 16 years of age and older who want to experience nightlife have several options available Denver, Colorado. Those who like music can attend concerts on select nights at performance venues such as Hi-Dive and The Marquis Theater, both of which have restaurants attached. For teenagers who like dancing, Grizzly Rose offers a 2,500-square-foot dance floor in addition to an arcade room and pool room, open to an all-ages crowd on Sunday nights.

Hi-Dive

Hi-Dive is an entertainment venue that offers concerts to teenagers 16 years old and up on select nights. The club, which opened in 2003 in southwest Denver, features concerts several nights of the week, in addition to a pool table and a pinball machine. Alcohol is served to patrons over 21 years old in a separate section of the venue. Next door to Hi-Dive is The Sputnik, a restaurant run by the same owners, which serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Concertgoers can check their website for upcoming 16-plus events.

Grizzly Rose

Grizzly Rose is a country nightclub that features live music, dance lessons, an arcade room and a pool room. Country stars such as Taylor Swift, Garth Brooks and Faith Hill have performed on the Grizzly Rose stage since the club opened in 1989. This venue is one of the few in Denver that offers a weekly all-ages night on Sundays. Doors open at 6 p.m. and there is a $5 cover.

Marquis Theater

The Marquis Theater is a concert venue in downtown Denver where teenagers 16 years of age and older can attend concerts on select nights. The club was named "Best All Ages Club" in 2008 by the Westword, a Denver alternative weekly newspaper. The Marquis Theater is attached to Marquis Pizza, where clubgoers can grab a slice of pizza before and after shows.

About the Author

Simone Watts has written for television, radio and print titles including "SPIN" and "Village Voice" since 2004. Based in New York City, she holds a Bachelor of Arts in journalism from Columbia College Chicago.