Raise the bar on patio season! Summer is here, and it’s time to soak up the sun on Cochrane’s best patios. Get ready for a refreshing lineup of outdoor experiences with picturesque views of the Rockies, tasty food and beverages, and live music. From cozy spots to lively hangouts, our weekend itinerary will take you to the best patios that have got you covered from breakfast to happy hour in Cochrane!
Don’t hit snooze on the first meal of the day
Start your day at a local favourite in Historic Downtown! Cochrane Coffee Traders serves up coffee, specialty espresso drinks, teas, and lattes, so you’re guaranteed to find the perfect brew to enjoy on the patio with the morning paper. Don’t forget to fuel up for your day with avocado toast, overnight oats, cinnamon rolls, and more made from fresh, organic ingredients.
Bask in lunchtime luxury
Don’t let the heat of the day keep you home for a siesta! Half Hitch Brewing Company’s covered, dog-friendly patio provides the perfect place to get fresh air fare. You’ll love everything on their menu, from their crowd-pleasing beers to creative cocktails. Don’t miss Saturday’s daily special of breakfast beers!
Then, get ready to raise a glass at Fallentimber Meadery. Located in the beautiful foothills just north of Cochrane, this hidden gem boasts a top-notch patio surrounded by sprawling grounds and a lush forest. So kick up your feet, soak up the views, and indulge in a delicious glass of mead. It’s well worth the drive.
Delight in a delicious dinner with a view
Prepare your taste buds for a treat at Cabeza Grande. Their summertime patio makes it a local favourite for nachos, tacos, burgers and more! Turn your happy hour in Cochrane into a fiesta to remember with their tequila flights!
With all your snacking and sipping, it’s time to unwind and digest with a stroll through one of our local parks. Visit Jim Uffelmann Memorial Park and amble along the asphalt trails, or check out the pathways surrounding the Cochrane RancheHouse to fully immerse yourself in nature. Don’t forget to watch for wildlife!
Stay the night in style
After a day of fresh air, pitch your tent at Bow RiversEdge Campground, where you can spend the evening around the fire roasting marshmallows and reminiscing about your day.
Or, relax in comfort at the Super 8 Cochrane, where you can take advantage of the free Wi-Fi and satellite TV. Whatever you choose, it’s time to put your feet up and savour the weekend.
Embrace a slow start to your morning with a stop by Texas Gate Bar & Grill to enjoy a bite on their patio. The all-day breakfast menu has something for everyone to sink their teeth into, like skillets, French toast, and other delicious fare. Then, challenge your group to a game of pool—it’s free all day!
Pair your brews with views
From morning java to post-dinner bevvies, this weekend itinerary for patio hopping in Cochrane is a wonderful way to experience our town’s vibrant dining and entertainment scene. Whether you’re looking for a laid-back happy hour in Cochrane with friends, or a romantic evening under the stars, plan your next patio discovery with us.