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#1 Live Music Venue

The Ute Theater and Events Center has become a centerpiece in downtown Rifle. It’s owned and operated by the City of Rifle and went through an extensive renovation in 2014 that turned the facility into a state-of-the-art venue that is a major asset to our beautiful city.   The renovation included  restoring Art-Deco features, an expanded stage, removable seating for over 300 people, and state-of-the-art audio-visual capabilities.   The Ute is available for public and private events including concerts, performances, films, community celebrations, wedding receptions, private parties, and more.


Fun For the Whole Family

Fireside Lanes is the only bowling alley in the region and is located along Highway 13 just north of Rifle.  It features 12 lanes, an arcade with a pool table, full restaurant, lounge and a sports bar.  There are various leagues including mens, womens, mixed, seniors, youth and there’s even cosmic bowling on Friday nights.  Fireside is fun for the whole family and is always a good time!

Brenden Theatres

7-Plex Movie Theatre in Downtown Rifle

Brenden Theatres is located in Downtown Rifle and is the only movie theatre between Carbondale and Grand Junction.  It’s a state-of-the-art facility that features 7 screens with 100% digital projection & sound presentation including 3D capabilities. All auditoriums offer stadium seating with wall-to-wall curved screens for the ultimate viewing experience. Brenden Rifle 7 offers the latest in box office ticketing as well with internet print at home ticketing, advanced show purchasing, and VIP Movie Club Program. Their concessions menu has fresh popcorn, kettle corn, all-beef jumbo hot dogs, mega nachos, tasty pretzels, burger sliders, hot chocolate & coffee, and more!


Restaurants, Food & Beverages

A visit to Rifle presents a wide variety of options for the foodie in all of us. Culinary delights in Rifle are matched by beverage options including beer, wine, coffee, and craft cocktails as well as unique atmospheres and environments. Catering to virtually every taste, Rifle offers a multitude of exquisite cuisine ranging from the very simple to the extraordinary. Indulge your senses with the variety of dining options conveniently located throughout town.


Shopping & Specialty Retail
Rifle boasts a unique variety of shopping opportunities to discover on a shop-till-you-drop spree, antiquing adventure, or bargain-hunting escapade. Whether you are searching for unique, artisan goods made locally or stores featuring your favorite go-to must-have products, there is a shopping experience for every budget, style, and experience.


Lodging & Travel

Secure as many sunny days and cool nights in the Colorado River Valley as you can, and enjoy our warm hospitality year-round. Experience breathtaking views, great dining, and outdoor adventure. Whether you prefer a hotel, motel, or camping under the wide Colorado skies, we have the perfect accommodations for you.