Holiday-Themed Bars in Chicago
Skip hosting an ugly holiday sweater party at your home and host it at a pop-up bar instead! During the holidays, Chicago is full of Holiday Themed Pop-Up Bars that are bound to make the most of your holiday spirit. Here are just a few worth checking out. 👇
The Nutcracker Pop-Up Christmas Bar
The Nutcracker Christmas Pop-Up is the ultimate Christmas destination! This bar is open 6 weeks a year and once the clock hits 6 PM, their guests must be 21 or older. They offer reserved seating so if you’re hoping to visit, make sure to plan accordingly or feel free to join their waitlist. You can expect 2 levels of holiday fun, 3 different bars, and 4 flights of Christmas Cocktails!
Frosty’s Christmas Pop-Up
One of the largest pop up’s is Frosty’s Christmas Pop-Up! This 3 level bar is a winter wonderland, and it even features 2 dance floors! From sensational seasonal cocktails to wonderfully interactive holiday photo experiences, lights, and music; you’ll find it easy to party all night! Book your table now for 4 or less, and make sure to go with a card in hand since they are officially cashless! Also, make sure to order “The Grinch” or “Rum Punch” when you go.
8 Crazy Nights
Throw on your best menorah sweater and head down to 8 Crazy Nights! Come with an appetite to enjoy matzo ball soup, latkes, rabbi’s red hots, or a messiah melt. If you pair that with one of their festive drinks like their Blue Hot Toddy or a Mensch Mule, you’ll definitely be feeling joyous. You can find this blue sparkle pop-up in Wrigleyville, be sure to be there when they light the menorah. 🕎
The Grinch Pop-Up Bar
At The Grinch Pop-Up Bar in Wrigleyville, come for holiday cheer, interactive photo ops, festive drinks, seasonal food, and more! Grab your closest friends and family and come out to this one-of-a-kind experience. Each ticket you buy includes a holiday shot crafted by one of their mixologist, which would be perfect to have with their birria tacos or delicious cinnamon and flakey buñuelo. From photo contests, specialty holiday cocktails, and even FREE stuff, paying this bar a visit should be a no-brainer.
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