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Summer has almost arrived, and the weather is getting nicer and nicer by the day. Here in the Mile High City, we’ve been anxiously awaiting the day we can finally hit the bars and play games, all while taking advantage of the weather and soaking up the sun, and it seems like it’s finally here. Throughout the city, there are plenty of bars that have patios complete with some of our favorite lawn games. No matter what your choice game is, whether it be bocce, volleyball, corn hole or something different, chances are they have it at one of these bars. Check out the list below for some bars with the best patio games in Denver.
The ViewHouse Ballpark
2015 Market St.
Denver, CO 80215
(720) 878-2015
www.viewhouse.comOne of Denver’s favorite and most popular bars is home to not only an upstairs patio with a great view of the city, but one of the best outdoor game and lounge areas as well. ViewHouse’s lower outdoor patio has a bar, multiple cabanas, over-sized beer pong, volleyball, corn hole AND a dunk tank. Plus, you can find various other games like Connect Four and big Jenga along the outside of the turf. They also host events just about every day throughout the summer, so click the link, find something that interests you and come see why ViewHouse is home to one of Denver’s best patios.

Mile High Spirits
2201 Lawrence St.
Denver, Co 80205
(303) 226-2226
www.drinkmilehighspirits.comDenver’s favorite distillery is, of course, home to unique Colorado-inspired spirits but they also have a pretty great backyard patio as well. It’s a vibrant space mostly used for corn hole and socializing. It’s a very lively area and the corn-hole tournaments get pretty competitive. Plus, the drinks inside are second to none in the Mile High City.

2625 Larimer St.
Denver, CO 80220
(720) 437-9100
www.matchboxdenver.comMatchbox is one of the more artistic spots in town, and it’s full of scraps from other bars around Denver and pieces from the original building. Outside, you’ll find a beer garden, as well as a bocce court with an awesome graffiti backdrop. If bocce is your game, make sure you stop by Matchbox to play on a court that’s truly one-of-a-kind.

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Gibby’s Big Backyard
1555 S. Havana St.
Aurora, CO 80012
(303) 755-5944
www.gibbysbar.comGibby’s is a popular sports bar in Aurora with pool and other popular bar games inside and two full sand volleyball courts outside. They have daily food and drink specials, so it’s easy to spend a day playing volleyball, soaking up the sun, drinking cold beer and eating great food without breaking the bank. If you’re looking for a good time and some great volleyball, Gibby’s is the place to go.

FATE Brewing Co. 
1600 38th St.
Boulder, CO 80301
(303) 449-3283
www.fatebrewingcompany.comIf you’re in Boulder and looking for a good spot to spend an afternoon, stop by FATE Brewing Company. Their happy hour runs Monday thru Friday from 3-5:30 p.m., and they offer brewery tours at 4 p.m. every Sunday. Not only that, but their outdoor space includes tons of flat-screen TVs as well as lawn games such as corn hole and other favorites.

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