Food and Drink

  • Chicken Tarragon Salad Croissant with fresh tarragon, fresh fruit salad, cookie and bottled soda or water

  • Mediterranean Chopped Dinner Salad

    with Romaine, bell peppers, cherry tomatoes, onions, cucumbers, black olives, feta and balsamic dressing. Option to add chicken breast or shrimp by preorder.
  • Spinach, Strawberries, Mandarin Orange & Pineapple with Almonds and Poppy Seed Dressing

    Option to add chicken breast or shrimp by preorder
  • Delicious Gourmet Cookies from the UMC Bakery

    White Chocolate Macadamia Nut, Chocolate Chip, Snickerdoodle, and Flourless Fudge Almond Cookie

Whether you stock your own picnic basket, take advantage of our convenient preshow dining options, or just grab a glass of wine in the theatre, food and drink make an evening at CSF complete.

UMC Events Planning & Catering is delighted to serve you this season with a variety of fresh dining options:

Dinner in the Shakespeare Garden

Pre-order boxed dinners and dinner salads to enjoy before performances at Mary Rippon AND University Theatres. Your choice of meal will be waiting for you before the performance!

Preorder boxed dinners and dinner salads now

Snacks, boxed dinners, dinner salads, and beverages will also be available for purchase prior to performances in Mary Rippon Theatre. Come early for the best selections or pre-order your dinner (above) to ensure you get the choices you want. 

Shakespeare Garden menu


(Pre-performance and intermissions)

Enjoy sandwiches with a fruit salad, cookies, candy, and a wide selection of beverages including coffee, bottled Pepsi products, bottled tea and water, Douglas Hill wines, and Left Hand Brewing beers.

Mary Rippon Theatre concessions menu
University Theatre concessions menu


Wine and beer are available for sale in the Shakespeare Garden and in both theatres (except for University Theatre matinees) Everyone is required to show a valid photo ID to purchase alcohol.

Beer and wine menu

Please note private alcohol consumption (BYOB) is not legal at any time on the CU-Boulder campus. You could receive a citation from the police.

Effortless catering for groups

Making your group's evening special is a breeze! Catered meals are available for groups of 10 or more people featuring full-course menus designed especially for the festival. Your party will enjoy a catered meal complete with chairs, tables and tableclothes, set up in your own special area. Group dining menus include:

  • Street Tacos with your choice of two fillings: Carne Asada, Honey Chipotle Chicken, Potato Chorizo, or Grilled Portabella Mushrooms (gluten-free & vegan), with dessert and beverage (10 person minimum)
  • Artisan Mini Sandwiches with Dijon Potato Salad, fruit salad, dessert and beverage (10 person minimum)
  • BBQ with choice of Texas Beef Brisket, Carolina Pulled Pork or Macaroni and Cheese, two sides, dessert and beverage (15 person minimum)
  • Custom Options available by request 

Reservations are required for catered parties, click here to get started or call Kate Hubka at 303-492-8833.

Your dinner and concessions purchases help to support the Colorado Shakespeare Festival, thank you!