Steamboat Winter Nightlife Guide

The Steamboat Springs nightlife scene is ideal for visitors who enjoy casual atmosphere, local beer or cocktails and live music. In fact, Steamboat Springs is home to a great local bluegrass and country music scene. Here is the lowdown on some of the best bars in Steamboat Springs:

Many Steamboat’s pubs, grills and breweries offer local beer and cocktails long after they stop serving a full menu. Popular establishments like Mahogany Ridge Brewery and Grill, The Tugboat and The Boathouse Pub transform from low-key, reasonably priced restaurants in the daytime to hopping bars with live music at night.

If late-night adventure is on your radar, then head to The Tugboat, a locals’ hangout, or to The Ghost Ranch, which offers live music and entertainment. Other Steamboat Springs bars to check out include Dos Amigo’s, Outlaws, Cantina and Blue Stage Pizza.

Popular Steamboat Springs Après Spots

Après-ski is a lively scene at Steamboat, and your vacation wouldn’t be complete without joining the fun.

Carl’s Tavern offers great eats, a casual atmosphere, creative cocktails and specials from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Be sure to try one of the rustic-inspired cocktails, which incorporate local ingredients and liquors, like The Flying Norseman, Carl’s Old-Fashioned or Carl’s Cider.

T Bar, a ski in, ski out bar, offers beer, bites and fun. T Bar is open daily from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Slopeside Grill serves a full selection of starters ranging from grilled artichoke to tater tots alongside a nice lineup of draft, bottled and canned beers, wine, champagne and cocktails. Don’t miss the “winter warmers,” like the Snuggler, which is peppermint Schnapps with hot chocolate.