Indie BookStore & Wine Bar

A bookshop for wine lovers. A wine bar for book shoppers. And a fabulous cafe, too. BookBar is an independent bookstore in the Tennyson Street arts district of Denver, Colorado.

Literary Events + Meeting Space

BookBar is the perfect place to read and sip or meet and discuss. Join us for our unique literary events and let us host your book club or community meetings.

Stay with Us

BookBed opened in Fall 2015. This one bedroom apartment above BookBar is the perfect location for authors and book lovers. With book themed decor throughout, full kitchen, laundry, private balcony and entrance, this is the perfect get away for the literary minded. Visit family nearby, write your book, or take a break from your book tour—right above Denver's favorite bookstore wine bar.

Daily Happy Hour 

Mon-Fri 3-6pm
$2 off all wine, beer and pizzettas

Tuesdays & Thursday 4-5pm
1/2 all wines and kids meals for Happier Hour Story Time participants

Friday 3pm-10pm
Specialty beer or wine cocktail 

Saturday all day
Specialty beer or wine cocktail 

Sunday 10am-3pm
$15 bottomless mimosas

CLOSED to the public 6 pm everyday but Monday

BookBar will be closed to the public every night (except Mondays) from October 17th to November 18th. 

Purchase tickets through DCPA at

Event date: 
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 6:00pm

Cheetahs, Writing, and Publishing OH MY!: A conversation with Erin Hunter

BookBar Wed, 10/17/2018 - 9:21am

Gillian Philip is one of the authors under the pen name, Erin Hunter. She has written for the Survivors series, along with Inbali Iserles. She lives in the northeast Scottish Highlands with her husband, three dogs, two cats, and hamster.

2nd Annual BookBar Children's Bookfest

BookBar is teaming up with the Rocky Mountain Chapter of the Society of Children's Book Authors and Illustrators to put on our second annual Children's BookFest! Bring the whole family to celebrate all things kid-lit. Meet award-winning Colorado and visiting authors & illustrators at a festival of readings and story times, a carnival of our bookish community partners, magic, food and more! Dress up as your favorite books character for a prize. Kids and their families of all ages are welcome. Read, snack, and discover new favorite books to share. 

Event date: 
Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 10:00am