Where to Celebrate the Rockies' Home Opener

Take me out to the ballgame

Get ready baseball fans! Colorado Rockies Home Opening Day 2018 is Friday, April 6. The opponent is the Atlanta Braves and first pitch is at 2:10 PM. Get downtown early to enjoy these opening day bar specials.

10 Barrel Brewing
Made especially for baseball season, sip the Yellowbelly beer before and after the game. If you are sporting 10 Barrel gear during your visit, the Yellowbelly is half price. (2620 Walnut St.; 720-573-8992)

Avanti Food & Beverage
Opening Day begins with a Tailgate at Avanti starting at 10 AM. Enjoy American Grind hot dogs and beers on the lower patio. Extended happy hour from 10 AM to 6 PM. (3200 Pecos St.; 720-269-4778)

Blake Street Tavern
Enjoy an opening day on the patio at Blake Street with food and drink specials beginning at 9 AM. Located just one block from Coors Field. (2301 Blake St.; 303-675-0505)

Great Divide
Come hang out at the Opening Day Open House at the brewery. Enjoy $5 beers including the totally fresh Heyday IPA, tacos and a cookie pairing from Good Sugar. The fun begins at 10 AM. (2201 Arapahoe St.; 303-296-9460)

After the game on Friday, Jackson’s Denver is having a Opening Day Premium party featuring all-you-can-drink for $25 from 9 PM until midnight. (1520 20th St.; 303-298-7625)

With a patio that overlooks downtown Denver and Coors Field, Marcella’s is offering some freebies all opening weekend long. Guests receive one free glass of sangria, draught beer or house wine if they present a ticket before the game or a ticket stub after. Guests must also purchase a food item to receive the free drink. There will also be passed trays of pizza tasters, mini meatballs, brurheinschetta and prosciutto snacks all weekend long. (1801 Central St.;

Marco’s Coal-Fired Pizzeria
Enjoy live music on opening day from Kyle Biddy. Guests can also enjoy glasses of Juicy Goodness by Left Hand Brewing for $5. (2129 Larimer St; 303-296-7000)

Paramount Café
Opening Day at Paramount on the 16th Street Mall features Happy Hour from 11 AM-7 PM Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Enjoy Happy Hour pricing and guests will have a chance to win tickets to upcoming games all weekend long. (519 16th St.; 303-893-2000)

Poka Lola Social Club
Join the pre- or post-game party at Poka Lola as they celebrate the bar’s first Opening Day Celebration. Beginning at 10 AM enjoy food and drink specials, an Absolute Bloody Mary Bar, games in Maker’s Alley, live DJ and a live broadcast of the game. Snack on $2 Coney dogs, $3 corn dogs, $4 tacos and $5 hamburgers. (1850 Wazee St.; 720-460-2725)

Prost Brewing Company
With a large patio overlooking downtown and Coors Field, enjoy a $10 Prost beer and brat special all day on April 6. (2540 19th St.; 303-729-1175)

Rhein Haus/Wally's Wisconsin Tavern
These neighboring bars will be offering $1 beers 11 AM to 2 PM for guests who have tickets to Rockies games. Show your ticket at the Rhein Haus for $1 pints of Rhein Haus Lager. Show your ticket next door at Wally's and receive a $1 Coors Light. Limit one beer per person at both locations. Both bars will have this offer all season long too. (1415 Market St.; 303-800-2652: 1417 Market St.; 303-800-2652)

Sports Column
Catty corner from Coors Field, Sport Columns is going old school and offering $2 hot dogs and $2 Coors, Coors Light or Miller Lite drafts all day long. There is also free popcorn for everyone. (1930 Blake St.; 303-296-1930)

Tavern LoDo
Join Tavern and radio station Alice 105.9 for the Opening Day Beer Garden Party in Tavern’s parking lot across from Coors Field. Enjoy giveaways, DJs and drinks all day long. Guests can also gnaw on BBQ from one of the nation’s best pitmasters. (1949 Market St.; 303-299-0100)

ViewHouse Ballpark
The ViewHouse downtown will open at 8 AM on opening day to get you fueled for the game. Sip the Purple Sky cocktail on the rooftop overlooking the stadium. Enjoy $3 Coors Lights, courtyard DJ, ticket giveaways and eat and drink specials. If you didn’t get tickets to the game, watch it on the 190-inch LED TV. The party continues all weekend long with Baseball Brunch on Saturday and Sunday beginning at 10 AM. Saturday also features a hot dog eating contest. See website for details. (2015 Market St.; 720-477-4364)


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