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Weddings & Private Events

Congratulations on your upcoming event, and thank you for considering booking with The Barrel!

If you are looking for a non-traditional event venue, well then, you have found it!  The Barrel offers Bavarian-style Outdoor Beer Garden and a rustic Indoor Beer Hall. Our cozy mountain hideaway is nestled on Moraine Ave., giving us beautiful views of Prospect Mountain, as well as a central location to RMNP and Downtown Estes Park.

We are first and foremost a Craft Beer and Whiskey Garden and Hall featuring an excellent selection of rotating craft beer and a curated Whiskey collection. You will also find that we have an amazing selection of Wine, Mead, Cider, Specialty Cocktails and several non-alcohol options including Craft Soda, Kombucha, and Organic Lemonade.

We can seat up to 240 guests in our Beer Garden, up to 150 guests in our Indoor Beer Hall and our Private Reserve Area can accommodate events as small as 20 and as large as 75.

In addition, we have a pool table and a variety of outdoor games that you are more than welcome to utilize during your event (Must be added to your reservation four (4) weeks prior to your event).

We want to make sure you are able to host your dream event at The Barrel.  Whether that be by bringing in your own, hiring a food truck or caterer, hiring a DJ, band or creating your own Spotify playlist to play during your event, etc., we are happy to assist in making your vision a reality.  We would love for you make yourself at home in our mountain hideaway!

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Our cozy mountain hideaway is nestled in on Moraine Ave. giving us beautiful views of Prospect Mountain, as well as a central location to RMNP and downtown Estes Park. During the summer, there are frequent shuttle routes throughout town to simplify transportation for you and your guests. A parking map can also be found in the contract provided after inquiry, as we have two close parking lots on either side of our venue.


We want to make sure you are able to host your dream event, whether that be by bringing in a food truck, creating your own Spotify Playlist to be played during your event, flowers, specialty cocktails, and much more!  Our list of recommended vendors will be provided to you, but you are not limited to this list. We just ask that you keep us in the loop!


The Barrel strives to always have something for everyone!  That is why you will not only find an amazing Craft Beer and Whiskey selection, but also Wine, Mead, Cider, Spirits, Craft Soda, and Kombucha.

The Property

Entire Venue: 9,720 sq ft
Beer Garden: 4,920 sq ft
Indoor Beer Hall: 4,800 sq ft
Private Area: 560 - 770 sq ft

Seating Capacity

Entire Venue: 420
Beer Garden: 240
Indoor Beer Hall: 180
Private Area: 75

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Some of Our Recommendations

We love food, we just don’t make it here. 

Our guests are always more than welcome to order from the rotating food truck onsite, bring in their own packed picnic, have food delivered, or bring in food from any of the Estes Park restaurants.

Caterers & Food Trucks

Caterers & Food Trucks


Murphy's Resort (#1 on Tripadvisor)

Murphy's River Lodge (Top 3 on Tripadvisor)

Let them know you were referred by The Barrel when booking; discount available during the Off-Season.

Other Vendors

Check out Estes Park Wedding Association and Estes Chamber of Commerce Wedding Alliance as both are an excellent resource of Local Wedding Vendors.