The Barrel is a Bavarian-style beer garden & hall with a large patio. They offer live music each Thursday-Sunday. The Barrel has a full bar with 64 rotating taps focusing on craft beer, mead, cider, wine, and craft cocktails. Bring in your own packed picnic or food from any restaurant. Food trucks will rotate throughout the summer season. Special event venue. Reservations accepted. 970-616-2090,

Elkins Whisky offers award-winning, small-batch spirits distilled and bottled right here in Estes Park. Stop in for handcrafted cocktails with incredible patio views of the Rocky Mountains. Food truck on-site, call for hours and days. Elkins apparel is also available. New tasting room 137 E. Elkhorn. 970-480-1848, 

Handcrafted beers await you at Estes Park Brewery. With names as unique as the region that surrounds it, there is a beer for every taste. Try a Trail Ridge Red, Estes Park Gold, Longs Peak Raspberry Wheat, or a Samson Stout. They have a restaurant with pub-type fare. 970-586-5421,

Rock Cut Brewing Co. has 12 taps that pour beers for all palates. Family-friendly taproom and outdoor patio. Food trucks rotate or bring your own food.

Snowy Peaks Winery offers 25 wines from Colorado including several award winners created in Estes Park. Sample many delicious varieties or a glass in a family-friendly environment. Purchase a bottle to enjoy on a picnic. 970-586-2099,