Sundown mostly brings on quiet when it comes to Frisco, CO, nightlife. There are plenty of places to eat, drink and be rowdy, but this town is not Times Square in New York City, and most locals and guests like it that way. Frisco, CO, nightlife begins at town center at The Barkley Ballroom, a live music and dancing venue that accommodates up to 500 revelers, five nights weekly. Wednesdays are reserved for bluegrass, a musical style dear to Summit County, but the Barkley hosts jam bands and blues artists with DJs filling the dance floor on other nights. Many of the restaurants and brewpubs along Main Street also feature live music. True brew fans will want to sign up for a Summit County brewery tours, which hits six locations throughout the area with your fearless leader as the advanced designated driver. The July 4th holiday brings out the best in all the local mountain towns, but barring drought, Dillon and Frisco will often hold a combined fireworks’ display over the reservoir. Mountains? Colored light reflections over the water? Boom. Happy hours are popular in advance of Frisco, CO, nightlife, especially after a day on the water at Lake Dillon. In summer, the the local grill fires up some tasty specials and frozen drinks to cool things off as day turns to night. In winter, it’s all about getting in front of a fireplace at a bar on Main Street.
Beyond Frisco, CO, Nightlife
Bar hoppers and culture vultures will want to go beyond Frisco, CO, nightlife and head over to Breckenridge, just 9 miles south on Highway 9. Along the town’s historic Main Street, late night partiers will find plenty of live music, cocktails and dancing. Many of Breckenridge’s best known daytime events include creative or rowdy add-ons after sundown. For example, during the International Snow Sculpting Championship, a Fire Arts Festival heats up the nighttime sky. Check out this page whenever you're on the nightlife prowl.