Street View of Main Street Louisville

Head north to Louisville to check out these shops and restaurants offering a treat to accompany the Summer heat.

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Illustration by Emily Burrowes.

1. Crystal Springs Downtown Taproom

The old town taproom is a welcoming environment with a cozy indoor space as well as outdoor seating in their spacious Beer Garden. With 13 taps, they offer a wide variety of beer options in addition to hard seltzers perfect for a Summer’s day.

2. Punch Buggy Shave Ice

Owner Neige LaRue opened Colorado’s only all-natural authentic Hawaiian-style shave ice storefront in the heart of Louisville. Using 100% pure cane sugar and no artificial flavors or colors, Punch Buggy Shave Ice offers flavors like pineapple, lemon, watermelon, coconut and more.

3. Yoga Junction

Founded by Melissa Williams, Yoga Junction offers various classes catered to different abilities. Attend their annual Yoga in the Park Series offered each Summer, $5 Friday Night Happy Hour Yoga, kids and teen classes, family yoga, as well as free and discounted classes throughout the entire year.

4. Moxie Bread Co

Located in a historic 19th-century home, Moxie’s original Louisville location is first and foremost a community bakery. Step inside and choose from menu items like their Mission Sourdough, Olive Ciabatta or Cinnamon Raisin Boule.

5. The Singing Cook

Specializing in unique and essential cooking items that will add style to any kitchen, The Singing Cook is your local source for bakeware, gadgets, cookware, dishtowels and much more. Browse their selection of specialty foods including an array of products proudly made right in Colorado.

6. Little Horse Vintage and Books

Visit Little Horse Vintage and Books for a curated selection of vintage audio equipment, vinyl records, rare and collectible books, art, unique home goods, gifts and mid-century modern furniture. You’ll find something new every time you visit!

7. Bittersweet Café and Confections

Founded by Patrick and Azadeh Walsh, with their daughter Jasmine in charge of the children’s menu, Bittersweet Café and Confections is a gathering spot with great coffee, eats and conversation. Grab a bakery item and continue on your way through downtown, or stop in for a sit-down meal.

8. Acme Fine Goods

Stop in to find an independently owned and operated men’s shop with curated brands, knowledgeable staff and thoughtful gifts. Shop their unique apparel, footwear, bags, accessories and more.