Peoples' hands toasting glasses at Blacksmith Square Livermore.

Top Spots You Need to Visit in Blacksmith Square Livermore

Blacksmith Square in Livermore is a unique district of historic downtown Livermore that boasts live music, great food, shopping, and entertainment. Locals and visitors alike frequent the square as a go-to spot for a night out on the town! Here, the Valley’s different branches of entertainment blend together to create a convivial atmosphere. Taste our local wine and craft beer, enjoy the musical artistry of local bands, and much more on your night out at Blacksmith Square. This is just one of the many wonderful things to do in our area. Request your copy of the Purple Orchid’s complimentary Vacation Guide to experience Livermore as the locals do.

Hang Out Like the Locals at Blacksmith Square Livermore

Enjoy Live Music at Tap 25

Tap 25 in Blacksmith Square is the perfect destination for an afternoon of drinking local brews and listening to live music. Our area’s craft beer scene has exploded in the past 10 years, making way for a culture that’s dedicated to creating unique flavors using local hops. Tap 25 offers an ever-rotating list of 25 Bay Area brews. The list includes a variety of craft lagers, pale and red ales, IPAs, brown and stout ales, and Belgian and sour ales. No matter what your go-to beer is, we encourage you to try something new while you’re here! You won’t be disappointed.

Tap 25 serves small bowls of chips and peanuts, but if you work up an appetite trying all new beers, you can bring in your own food! Pack a lunch, pick something up on the way, or have it delivered! This way, you can truly create your own experience. Who says you have to pair beer with wings? In the evenings, Tap 25 doubles as an indoor music venue. Browse their rotating music calendar to find out what performances line up with your getaway.

If you enjoy the delicious beer and great live music at Tap 25, be sure to check out more of this type of entertainment in Livermore. There are various venues for seasonal live music in our area, and one is even at our resort! You can also taste more locally-sourced brews on the Tri-Valley Beer Trail.

Taste Great Food at Swirl on the Square

Swirl on the Square is a popular spot for Livermore wine, small plates, and live music in the high season. This bar and lounge has an extensive wine list. Try your favorite red, white, and bubbly or try something new. All of their wine selections are available by the glass or bottle. So, order a bottle, some delicious tapas dishes, and enjoy a full night of eating, drinking, and socializing. This lounge is perfect for diverse groups with intimate indoor seating as well as an open-air outdoor patio that’s adorned with string lights and perfect for socializing!

This bar and lounge is open year-round, but we recommend visiting from June to October! During these months, Swirl hosts live music every weekend. Fridays from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 pm., Saturday from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. and again from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., and Sundays from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Come for an afternoon show or keep the party going all night long! If sipping from Swirl’s wine list leaves you wanting more, be sure to check out other Livermore wine tasting tours on your getaway.  

Stay Near the Excitement at the Purple Orchid

View of two queen-size beds in the Grand Champion room at the Purple Orchid.

Our Livermore Valley resort and spa is less than 15 minutes from all of the excitement at Blacksmith Square Livermore. Take a quick trip over to this historic square for lunch and live food, or make it a whole night out tasting local beer and wine while listening to local artists’ craft.

Blacksmith Square is the perfect destination for a friends getaway! Book our Friend’s Getaway package during your next getaway and plan a night to visit this historic square. With this package, you can expect to have as much fun at our resort and you will on the town. This package includes a 50-minute spa treatment per guest! You’ll also have access to all of our premier amenities. Stay in one of the best rooms on the property with this package. Our Grand Champion room has two queen-size beds, views of our on-site olive orchard, and more! Enjoy the best company at the best Livermore Valley lodging.

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