Here you'll find information on the venues participating in the Independence Film Fest Events. Please contact the Buena Vista Chamber of Commerce and Leadville Chamber of Commerce for further information on these venues: 719-966-3005

Event Venues


iffc Union Depot
132 W B Street Pueblo

Grand Junction

iffc The Historic Avalon Theater 645 Main Street (at 6th St.)
(970) 242-2188

KAFM Radio Room
1310 Ute Avenue (at 13th St.)
(970) 241-8801

La Bamba Mexican Restaurant
546 Main Street (between 5th & 6th Streets)
(970) 256-0800

Pablo’s Pizza
319 Main Street (at 3rd St.)
(970) 255-8879

626 on Rood Restaurant
626 Rood Avenue (near 6th St.)
(970) 257-7663

Leadville, Salida, Buena Vista

iffc The Tabor Opera House (Leadville)
815 Harrison Ave.

With its original facade and some of its original fixtures and magnificent hand-painted scenery, the historic Tabor Opera House is a Leadville landmark. The Opera House remains intact much as it must have been on opening night, November 20, 1879. It is one of only a few “Tabor” associated buildings still standing in Colorado.

Silver City Cinema Silver City Cinema (Leadville)
115 West Sixth Street – just off Harrison Ave.
(behind the Lake County Courthouse)
(719) 486-8107

In the heart of old downtown, Leadville’s only 35mm movie theater.

National Mining Museum Nat’l Mining Hall of Fame & Museum (Leadville)
120 W. 9th (just around the corner from Leadville City Hall and The Old Church)

The nation’s only museum dedicated the fascinating history of mining, is located in the former Leadville High School built in 1899.

IFFC Royal Gorge Route Railroad (Canon City)
The Historic Royal Gorge Route Railroad is located in west Canon City at the Santa Fe Depot. Take Royal Gorge Blvd. (HWY 50) to the west end of town and turn south on 3rd. Street.
888-724-5748 or 719-276-4000

Experience the world’s only ‘Cinema Train’ on board the Historic Royal Gorge Route Railroad, considered to be one of the most scenic train rides in the world.

Silver Dollar Saloon Silver Dollar Saloon (Leadville)
315 Harrison Avenue

Opening in 1883, this is one of Leadville’s oldest and most unique establishments. It has been the Silver Dollar since 1935. The majestic antique back bar made by the Brunswick Company, and the original tile floor, still remain in use today.

Scarlet Tavern (Leadville)
4th & Harrison
(719) 486-9928

Leadville’s historic tavern in the center of old downtown is one the region’s most popular gathering spots.