Whiskey Warm Up Weekend

Whiskey Warm Up Weekend
February 07 – 08, 2015

Daily 1pm – 4pm
Admission: Single Ticket: $45, Pair of Tickets: $80
Riverside Plaza, Downtown Estes Park
Festivals & Special Events Kids/Family Seminars & Classes

Join Estes Park for the Winter Warm-Up this weekend with family activities downtown around the ice rink. Stay for Whiskey Warm-Up on Saturday, February 7th, a whiskey tasting event and celebration – sure to get you toasty from the inside out. Special whiskey-themed events, packages and specials will be happening throughout the weekend.
Friday, February 6th:
Start off the weekend with dinner and live music throughout the village!
Saturday, February 7th & Sunday, February 8th:
Family Activities:
11am – 4pm. $5 per person entry. Free entry with Whiskey Warm Up ticket.
Saturday & Sunday family activities abound near the Riverwalk location of the Ice Skating Rink. Children and adults alike can enjoy a face painter, pony rides, a s’mores bar, sandy candy, photo cut-outs and more. Don’t miss the Winter Warm Up Art Walk throughout Estes Park, gallery maps are located at the Cultural Arts Council of Estes Park.

Whiskey Warm Up Tasting Event- Saturday, February 7th
1pm – 4pm 
Riverside Plaza, outdoor area

The Whiskey Warm Up is a true celebration of the tradition of warming up from the inside out. Dress warm to sip on selections of Colorado whiskeys from a variety of local distilleries next to the heat of one of the fire pits in the beautiful outdoor Riverside Plaza. Browse local cigar shops selling special handmade stogies and watch expert demonstrations of the fine art of hand-rolling cigars! Sway to the toe-tapping sounds of live music from the popular bluegrass band, Chain Station
Learn more about the styles, tastes and smells of whiskey from a local distillery’s knowledgeable educators, who will be presenting live snapshot seminars throughout the event:

• Feisty Spirits will be hosting the Organic Grain to Glass Distillation Discussion and Tasting. Expert, Alex will bring newly released spirits to taste during the seminar. She’ll go over their process and then offer a guided tasting of a limited release whiskey!

Taste spirits from these Colorado distilleries: Breckenridge Distillery, Golden Moon Distillery, KJ Wood Distillers, Stranahans Colorado Whiskey, Feisty Spirits, Laws Whiskey House, Syntax Sprits, Dancing Pines Distillery, Spirit Hound Distillery, Distillery 291 and Peach Street Distillers.

After the event, head over to Dancing Pines Distillery’s tasting room (located next to Bond Park and within walking distance from the Whiskey Warm Up Event) to enjoy an finale reception with drink specials and fun!
Ticket prices:
Single Ticket, $45
Pair of Tickets, $80

Whiskey Paring Menus Throughout the Weekend:
 Estes Park Pie Shop & Bakery will be serving up special whiskey themed-desserts including Whiskey Cake and savory Whiskey Brownies! 
Moon Kats Tea Shoppe offers a full course of delicious whiskey inspired fare: Scotch Broth Soup, The Tipsy Tabby Sandwich, Jack & Coke Chocolate Cake and a Brown Butter-Bourbon-Cherry Koffee Cake with Pecan Streusel!