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 and beer - 10% off all books

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

Saturday all day
Specialty beer or wine cocktail 

Sunday 10am-3pm
$15 bottomless mimosas

CBA Awards Celebration

Join us at the Colorado Humanities Colorado Book Award celebration on May 18, 2019 at the Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities, 6901 Wadsworth Blvd, Arvada 80003 at 4:30 p.m.

Event date: 
Saturday, May 18, 2019 - 4:30pm

Denver Writes Songwriting Workshop


Learn more about Bradley Weaver and Denver Writes. Sign up for the workshop

Event date: 
Saturday, May 18, 2019 - 10:00am

Why We Are Giving Away The Mueller Report

BookBar Mon, 05/06/2019 - 8:49am

BookBar’s non-profit organization, BookGive, is providing complimentary copies of The Mueller Report, published by our friends at Melville House Publishing. Regardless of which side of the political divide you may fall, we can all probably agree on the importance of this report. We recognize that, for some, purchasing books is a luxury.

At The Inkwell

At the Inkwell Denver's 3rd reading event of 2019 brings five phenomenal poets to read for you! Get there early, it's going to be packed! Why? Check out our incredible lineup of featured readers! Organized and hosted by Hillary Leftwich:

Event date: 
Saturday, May 18, 2019 - 4:00pm

Denver Science Fiction and Fantasy Reading Series no. 10

*Please note this month's SFF Reading Series is on the THIRD Saturday of the month, rather than the second. We'll be back to the regular schedule next month.*

Event date: 
Saturday, May 18, 2019 - 7:00pm