Denver Coliseum is an indoor arena, owned by the City and County of Denver, operated by its Theatres and Arenas division and is located in Denver, Colorado. The arena holds 10,200 people and was built in 1951.
A wide variety of events are held throughout the year including: Disney on Ice, RATM, Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus, The Denver March Pow Wow, the Denver Coliseum Mineral, Fossil, Gem, and Jewelry Show, Christian events, cheerleading competitions, high school sports playoffs, motivational seminars, Mexican dances, roller derby, music concerts & other miscellaneous events. Beginning in 2012-13 Central Hockey League season the venue will host a new CHL team in Denver. The team name was announced on May 17, 2012 as the Denver Cutthroats.
The coliseum is located in Denver's Elyria-Swansea neighborhood. It currently sits atop the stop where the Denver Pacific Railway broke ground on its Cheyenne line in 1868.
Opened in 1952, today the Denver Coliseum is home to the National Western Stock Show and hosts a multitude of other events including: rodeos, ice shows, motor shows, circuses, concerts, dances, exhibits and trade shows.