Loveland Designated Outdoor Refreshment Area

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DORA Header - Copy (2)The City of Loveland’s Downtown Outdoor Refreshment Area went into effect April 11, 2019. The DORA allows for the designation of an area where visitors are permitted to purchase alcoholic beverages from a qualified liquor permit holder within the DORA boundaries and walk around outside.

Where can I purchase a DORA beverage?

The following establishments already have the necessary qualifying liquor permit to serve DORA beverages. We expect more will become eligible and will continue to update this information.  

  1. Bishop’s Quarter
  2. Tano Bistro
  3. Ramsey’s Trailside
  4. Paxton’s Grill
  5. The Works
  6. Casual Pint
  7. Narrow Path Brewing
  8. Lyle’s Bikes, Brews & BBQ
  9. Cappy’s Craft Wine & Spirits
  10. Cindy’s Friendly Tavern
  11. Eagles
  12. Enoteca Emilia

When is the DORA in effect?

The DORA is in effect during the following approved events

Can I bring my own alcoholic beverage, pour it into a DORA cup, and walk around in the DORA?

No, only drinks purchased from qualified businesses within the DORA are allowed. No cans, glass bottles, or outside drinks are permitted within the boundaries.

What types of alcoholic beverage can I have in my DORA cup?

Beer, wine and liquor are allowable beverages to be consumed in designated DORA cups. Drinks must be purchased from a participating business.

Can I walk anywhere with my DORA cup?

Patrons can enjoy their beverage within the designated DORA Boundaries

Can I take my DORA cup back inside the establishment in which it was purchased?

Only empty DORA cups can be taken into a DORA establishments. All beverages must be consumed prior to entering.

How do I know what businesses I can go into with my DORA drink?

Businesses serving DORA beverages will have the below sticker decal displayed:
DORA Sticker

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