Celebrate the holidays with these Christmas pop up bars around Atlanta

Celebrate the holidays with these Christmas pop up bars around Atlanta
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Looking for something fun to do for the holidays? Check out these pop-ups around Atlanta.

Just inside the tower lobby at Ponce City Market, the Holiday Social Bar welcomes Roof-goers with an over-the-top experience bursting with whimsical decor and holiday-inspired drinks. Check out the drink menu here.

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Everyone wants a peek at Santa’s hang out! This December, experience The North Pole at Colony Square atop The Grove Terrace. Tickets are $45 p/p and each ticket comes with all the magic of the North Pole including a photo opportunity, a live DJ, s’mores kits, outdoor fire pits, and one complimentary drink ticket to sip on a seasonal beverage. Parking will also be validated

Raise a glass to the season with Atlantic Station’s holiday cocktail hour. On Thursday, Dec. 10 and 17, holiday revelers are invited to enjoy festive libations and experience the new modern pop-up spot, The Vinyl Lounge & Sleigh Lodge, decorated with Atlanta artists’ holiday-themed albums and a record player. Tickets are on sale now for $15 a person, which includes the first cocktail.

The Sandy Springs lounge will, for the first time ever, be decked out in Christmas décor, blasting Christmas music, and serving up festive drinks and light bites at its holiday pop-up bar. Safety is a priority for the {three} sheets team so guests can expect plenty of COVID protocols in place for guests and staff alike.

Biltong Bar at Ponce City Market is “Up to Snow Good” as they transform their space into their second annual holiday pop-up: The Blitzen Room. The restaurant features swanky, vintage Christmas decor and seasonally themed cocktails from Chartreuse Hot Chocolate to Frozen Egg Nog. Check it out at Ponce City Market, Buckhead Village and Avalon in Alpharetta.

This holiday season, Joy Cafe is celebrating the most joyful time of year with its first annual Naughty or Nice Holiday Pop-up! Decked with over-the-top holiday decor and a Christmas tree anchoring the dining room, the restaurant will serve a special holiday cocktail menu with drinks served in festive and cheeky glassware. Cheery servers will don jolly gear, and the restaurant will extend their hours to 1am Tuesday through Saturday for additional merriment.

Located at Atlanta Dairies, Wonderkid is decked in holiday gear and ready to serve up Christmas off Memorial.If being inside still isn’t something you want this year, The Yard at Atlanta Dairies will be in on the fun, making Miracle a safe and accessible experience for everyone.

Kick off the holiday season at the festive pop-up bar The Blind Elf (usually The Blind Pig Parlour Bar) in Buckhead surrounded by over-the-top twinkling lights and holiday décor – and of course, a fun list of both warm and chilly themed cocktails served alongside a menu of sweet and savory bites.

Located in historic Reynoldstown just 1.5 miles east of Downtown Atlanta along the scenic Beltline Eastside Trail. This glamorous former train depot serves as a backdrop to the exotic sunken garden up front. Sippin’ Santa will be serving up the holiday-meets-paradise drink menu Atlantans have come to love.

12 Cocktail Bar is celebrating the season with a Mixmas cocktail menu, including drinks like “Sleigh Fuel” with bourbon, cinnamon, eggnog and coffee, and the “This Christmas I Gave You a Daiquiri,” made with dark rum, lime, pineapple, allspice and cherry. Reservations here are highly recommended.

Head to the Fox Theatre for a pop-up Christmas bar experience! MIRACLE, a kitschy Christmas-themed pop-up bar, will be activating a safe, one-of-a-kind holiday experience for six weeks in the Fox’s Marquee Club. Santa-approved festivities will take place every Thursday-Sunday.Patrons can reserve their own socially-distanced table and 90-minute experience that includes multiple photo opportunities against a decked out holiday-decorated club, complimentary Christmas chex-mix and cookies, and a signature Miracle Santa cocktail mug. Miracle’s famous, holiday-themed cocktail and food menu will also be available for purchase along with fun, Christmas-themed merchandise.

Best End Brewing will host a Mingle & Jingle Christmas Pop-Up this holiday season. Open Tuesday to Sunday each week, the West End brewery will have Instagram-worthy backdrops including a giant Christmas wreath and life-size inflatable hugging teddy bear. Each night, a different Christmas movie will be projected on the wall.

Yebo Beach Haus will become Yebo Ski Haus on December 1! Welcome the cooler weather with festive winter decor, and cozy up next to the courtyard fire pit while enjoying seasonal cocktails and a menu of rotating specials like Belgian Beer Cheese Fondue, Curry Pot Pie, Crispy Brussels Sprouts and more.