After an adventure-filled day, why not hit the town?! Downtown Breckenridge has vibrant and entertaining nightlife. From live music on the lawn at Rocky Mountain Underground to playing billiards at Brooklyn’s to dancing at Cecilia’s, there’s something for everyone. Check out our 10 favorite Breckenridge bars…
RMU is a great place to hang out if you’re looking for live music, craft cocktails and a fun local vibe. The front porch that sits on Main Street is a great place to soak up the sun, enjoy your favorite draft beer and hang out with friends. From May through September enjoy their backyard beer garden with live music every Tuesday – Saturday. They also offer yoga on Wednesday and Sunday mornings, hold ski press clinics, outdoor education classes, fundraisers and a weekly community mountain bike ride every Thursday at 5pm.
Après offers fine craft beers, 28 rotating to be exact, and award-winning handcrafted cocktails. It’s a perfect spot for après-ski or late night! At Après, you feel just like you would in your own home. The atmosphere is relaxing and comfortable, a place where you can bring your own snacks, play games, listen to good music and enjoy your favorite beverage.
Check out Breckenridge Brewery for an authentic, mountain-inspired brewpub experience. This historic establishment is the third-oldest craft brewery in Colorado and has been bringing smiles to the faces of locals and visitors alike for years. This inviting local microbrewery offers some of the best views in town, delicious craft beers and tasty bites. Looking for a brewery tour? The brewery is right behind the bar so talk to the bar and brewery staff to learn while enjoying a pint.
Photo courtesy of The Blue Stag
Head to The Blue Stag for an evening around the fire-pit with good drinks and great company. This classic mountain establishment offers a drink menu with over 40 rotating craft bottle beers, a wide variety of whiskeys and numerous expertly crafted cocktails.
This classic Irish Pub provides a fun, local atmosphere, live music, and all of the libations. Ladies, head to Napper Tandy’s on Friday! From 9-11pm, ladies drink free. Dance the night away to one of their rotating local DJs. It’s also a great place to catch your favorite football game, local band and any event after party.
Brooklyn’s Tavern and Billiards is a fun, New York–themed sports bar with all kinds of entertainment. Get your game on with their five pool tables, two Foosball tables, pinball machines and more. Enjoy rotating local DJs, some friendly competition on a billiard table and your favorite beverage with friends.
Photo courtesy of Breck Insider | Gold Pan Saloon
Come enjoy your favorite cocktail or beer and experience some Breckenridge history at The Gold Pan. This saloon having stood for over 140 years, outlasted Prohibition and boasts the longest continuous liquor license west of the Mississippi. Today, locals and visitors alike continue to enjoy the atmosphere, listen to music, and enjoy craft libations. Attached is the Colorado Carboy Winery that offers Carboy wines in bottle and on TAP!
Frequently voted as one of Breckenridge’s best sports bars, Ollie’s reels in locals and visitors every night of the week. For the sports enthusiasts, Ollie’s has 16 HD TV’s throughout the restaurant and bar and has every major sports package so you never miss any of the action!
If you’re looking to get down on the dance floor, Cecilia’s is the place to go. Cecilia’s late night atmosphere is fun, can be rowdy and is home to Breckenridge’s largest dance floor and infamous dance pole. They offer bottle service all of our tall tables and booths for any occasion. Ladies, on Thursday night, enjoy $2 calls from 9pm-1am! Cheers.
If you’re looking for another poppin’ local hang out with dancing, Liquid Lounge is another fun spot. With DJ’s spinning your favorite songs and great drink and shot specials everyday, you’ll enjoy this Breckenridge bar any night. Feeling spontaneous on a Monday? Ladies, you get to drink for free from 10pm-1am.
For more information on dining and drinking in Breckenridge, check out our guide to après-ski and our favorite Breckenridge restaurants. Enjoy this adventurous party town with us. Be responsible and have fun!
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