Celebrating 60 Years at The Fort

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60 Years of Shinin’ Times 1963 ~ 2023

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The Fort’s “Shinin’ Times” 60th Anniversary Party

The Fort 60th Anniversary PartyFriday February 17, 2023
5:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Celebrating 60 years of Shinin’ Times at The Fort. A “walk about” party featuring cocktails, all you can eat bites and live entertainment.

Including a musical tribute to Sam Arnold and Ian Tyson

The Fort’s 60th Anniversary Silver Oak Dinner with vintner Tim Duncan

The Fort's 60th Silver Oak WinesThursday March 16, 2023
5:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Celebrating 60 years at The Fort with a Silver Oak Wine Pairing Dinner. Hosted by vintner Tim Duncan.

The Fort’s 60th Silver Oak Wines and Bison Tenderloin Pairing featuring Silver Oak Wines. Hosted by Tim Duncan of the Silver Oak Family. Special appearance by Bob Dineen of Rocky Mountain Natural Meats and Holly Arnold Kinney, Owner of The Fort. Learn about wines, the bison industry and how they are all related to The Fort!

Featured cuisine includes Rocky Mountain Oysters Rockefeller, Fresh Oysters on the Half Shell, Buffalo Meats, Truffle Au Gratin, and our signature Chocolate Negrita.

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The Fort’s 60th Whisky Tasting in the West

The Fort's 60th Whisky TastingThursday April 13, 2023
5:00 PM to 9:00 PM

The Fort’s 60th Whisky Tasting of West and Hearty Beginners. Featuring whiskies both new and old. Paired with The Fort’s signature bites.

The Fort’s 60th Whisky Tasting of the West and Hearty “Beginners”. Will be exploring the history of whisky at Bent’s Fort from the 1830’s and sampling whiskies served at that time by historian Rex Rideout. Also be served is new and upcoming whiskies of Colorado.
Whiskies will be served along side some of The Fort’s hearty beginners (appetizers).

The Fort’s 60th “Sam’l’s Favorite Pig Pickin’ Whole Hog BBQ”

The Fort's 60th Pig Picking' BBQ PartyThursday May 18, 2023
5:00 PM to 9:00 PM

The Fort’s 60th “Sam’l’s Favorite Pig Pickin Slowly Roasted Whole Hog BBQ Party”. Featuring the whole Hog, BBQ with all the fixins’ & drinks.

The Fort’s 60th “Sam’l’s Favorite Pig Pickin” whole hog BBQ cooked by Smok Barbecue. The Fort will be serving all the sides including jicama coleslaw, Mill grits with goat cheese, green chile corn bread, heirloom BBQ campfire beans, and “Pig Pickin’ ” cake!
Hosted on our East Covered Patio featuring award winning views of downtown Denver. Will have live music, plenty of bites, and our bourbon hailstorm, the first cocktail served in Colorado in 1845. Cash bar available for all other beverage options.

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