The Rialto Theater is turning 100 years old!


The Northern Colorado community is invited to join the celebration festivities.

The Centennial Celebration originally scheduled for May 15 and May 16, 2020, has been postponed.  A new date will be announced soon along with other event specific details – check back for updates.

Presented by the Rialto Theater and The Community Foundation of Northern Colorado. 

Decades – 100 Years at the Rialto

Since our opening in May of 1920, the Rialto has enjoyed a close relationship with the many area performers who have used our stages and facilities to showcase their events. As a community theater, the Rialto has benefited on many levels from these partnerships, and as such, we would like to celebrate their talents by throwing a concert to remember. Join us later this year, as we take a journey down memory lane as we dance and sing through the last 100 years.

Featuring the talent of several of our long-time community rental partners.

March Cohn 

The celebration will continue the following night with an evening concert featuring Grammy-award winner, Marc Cohn. Cohn is an American folk rock singer-songwriter and musician who has the reputation of being a musician’s musician. He is best known for his song, “Walking in Memphis” and has toured all over the globe.

Face Vocal Band 

Internationally acclaimed Face has been captivating audiences with their infectious energy and endearing love of performance.  Face Vocal Band will be the featured opening act on Saturday.

Additional Event Details

The Centennial Celebration is presented by the Rialto Theater and the Community Foundation of Northern Colorado.  The Community Foundation of Northern Colorado serves as a community think tank, a catalyst for community projects, and a service provider to philanthropists and nonprofit organizations. Additional sponsors include the Sethre Family Fund, Rez.Church, and Bank of Colorado.

For more information about the Rialto or the Centennial Celebration, please contact the Rialto Theater at (970) 962-2120.  To learn more about sponsor and vendor opportunities, please contact Steve Lemmon at