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The Nest Above is a newly built, private event space providing fresh, seasonal, quality food to your table, making your special event outstanding.

The Nest Above is Bird's Nest Event Space
Full Bar, Exclusive Wine Selection & Catering 

The second story of the Bird’s Nest will be exclusively yours.  We have created a warm, stunning second-story event space.  Located close to the entrance of Rocky Mountain National Park, the Nest Above is the perfect venue with a rustic modern look framed by beautiful mountain views.

Our upstairs event space is accessible by stairs or lift and can seat up to 70 guests comfortably.  If additional room is needed we can discuss increasing numbers and a full buyout of up & downstairs at the Bird's Nest.  We can also cater to a larger event space of your choice.  

We host all special events including wedding dinners, rehearsals, bridal lunches, cooperate events, family gatherings etc.

Parties over 20 people must be at the Bird’s Nest and cannot be hosted at Bird & Jim.

Parties under 30 must meet a food minimum. 


·      Private, newly built, event space for up to 70 guests

·      Event Manager

·      2-hour rehearsal time at event space if the coupling ceremony is taking place at the Bird's Nest, 45-minute walkthrough for other events – time and date arranged with Event Manager

·      4 hour dinner event 

·      3 hour lunch/brunch event 

·      2 hours of set up a time

·      Tables and chairs for up to 80 guests

·      Cloth napkins, glassware, flatware, silverware, cake cutting service ware, no table cloths since we have beautiful custom-made wood tables--if table linens are requested quote can be provided.   

·      Limited parking reserved for family

·      Planning and walkthrough time

·      Access to photographers and florists before the event

·      Event restroom

Renting out the entire facility (meaning no service occurring downstairs at bakery) is an option.

Reserve Your Date:

To secure your special date you will connect with an Event Manager, by clicking the "Get A Quote”. Once you have agreed on an available date and time, menu planning, tasting and walkthroughs dates are determined.  What to expect moving forward, booking fee, room fee, staffing fees, food & beverage cost all broken down by event coordinator with a deposit schedule.  

Your Event Dream, Our Event Team:

A Bird's Nest Event Manager will be assigned after you fill out the form – click on the “Get A Quote" button on the event page of this website.  They will be your point of contact.  They will be there for your walkthrough, tasting, arrange the budget, menu, bar details, the timeline for event and day of payment, management, and checkout.  Our event manager arrives two hours before your event start time and stays throughout the event. Your Bird’s Nest Event Manager will be onsite on the day of your event and will help direct your vendors and decorating team, ready the event space, and take care of your getting ready requests and food and beverage/alcohol service.

Bird's Nest Staff will not decorate or load in or out your items. You will need to assign a load-out team for the end of the event to gather any items you want to keep.  Please remember that our Event Management keeps office hours that will be communicated with you.  If a personal emergency occurs, another event manager will be debriefed and onsite. 

Buffet, Stations & More:

Choose what best suits your taste and the occasion.  Our buffet menu provides packages as well as the option to choose your own signature culinary adventure for your wedding or special event.  This menu includes hors d’oeuvres, stations, platters, salads, entrees, desserts, inspired chef's tables, packages, and a la carte options.  Please keep in mind this is buffet style of serving not all you can eat.   

Sit Down, Plated and Served Prix Fixe Dinners:

With this format, your guest will have personalized menus chosen from our available items by you.  The menus will have options per course for your guest to choose from. During the planning phase, you and your Event Manager will work through the menu choices put together by our Executive Chef.  


You have the option of a hosted bar, a partially hosted bar, or a cash bar.   We have a variety of liquors, wines, cocktails, and non-alcoholic beverages available.  Pricing sheets, options, and special requests will be worked out with your Event Manager during the planning phase.  Our Sommelier can also create a wine package to meet you and your guests' taste and be present during the event. 


If we are catering your wedding or your off-site event we offer a $10 per person discount for your rehearsal dinner or pre-event at The Bird's Nest!

Please Note--Shuttles are Required:

Due to limited parking and respect for our neighbor's shuttles are required for your event.  There is no event parking.  You can come and unload earlier but all event members have to take shuttles.  

Estes Park Trolleys

Estes Park Limo | Airport Transportation service

Estes Park Shuttle

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