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In the mood to put on an ugly sweater, surround yourself with festive holiday lights, and drink a spiked hot cocoa or two? Well—you’re just in luck! You can celebrate the holidays all season long at these fun pop-up holiday bars and eateries. Located all over the US, these festive spots are the perfect place to get cozy, be jolly, and surround yourself with tinsel, garland and mistletoe galore.

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Photo Credit: Melissa Hom via Miracle on Ninth Street

The Multide Cocktail, Photo Credit: Melissa Hom via Miracle on Ninth Street

Miracle on Ninth Street: New York, NY

Located in the East Village, Miracle on Ninth Street serves boozy beverages with a holiday decor backdrop. Special drink features include the mulled red wine “Bad Santa” and the “Snowball Old Fashioned,” with gingerbread bourbon as the star ingredient. A Christmas Story fans will appreciate the “You’ll Shoot Your Rye Out,” which is loaded with pumpkin-spice rye whiskey and finished off with a marshmallow syrup. These drinks contain Christmas cheer- inspired ingredients and are served in festive glassware. If you plan to be in NYC, this is the place to stop for a warm, wintertime drink.

Inside Mace Bar: 649 E 9th Street (Hours: Nov 24–Dec 24, Mon-Fri 4pm–2am; Sat-Sun, 2pm–2am)

Photo Credit: Frosty's Christmas Bar

Photo Credit: Frosty’s Christmas Bar

Frosty’s Christmas Bar: Chicago, IL

Looking for a more club-like holiday drinking experience? In Chicago, Frosty’s Christmas Bar offers bar goers three festive floors to explore as they celebrate the season. With five lounges, each room has a set theme. Spend time exploring Winter Wonderland, Nutcracker Nightclub, Santa’s Workshop, Naughty or Nice Lounge and Frosty’s Bar as you sip seasonal cocktails along with friends. Wondering what to wear? Christmas suits and ugly sweaters are welcome!

Frosty’s Christmas Bar: 809 W Evergreen St (Hours: Nov 30–Jan 7; Wed-Sun 6pm–4am)

Photo Credit: BAITA

Photo Credit: BAITA

BAITA: New York, NY

NYC’s Eataly offers a cozy Italian Alps-inspired holiday pop up experience. Located on the 14th floor at their NYC Flatiron location, BAITA is a warm escape from the chilly temperatures outside, featuring beautiful city views, and delicious Northern Italy inspired eats. Enjoy shareable raclette or beef shank paired with a holiday-inspired housemade beer or mulled wine. The delicious traditional foods, warm holiday lights and cozy heaters are sure to transport you right to Italy, even if just for the evening.

Inside Eataly: 200 5th Ave (Hours: Daily through spring from 11:30am–11pm)

Photo Credit: Craft Hall Pop Up Restaurant

Photo Credit: Craft Hall Pop Up Restaurant

Craft Hall Pop Up Restaurant: Philadelphia, PA

FCM Hospitality is gearing up for the holidays with their Craft Hall Pop Up Restaurant. This festive eatery will be set up at City Hall alongside the Philly Holiday Tree. They’re partnering with Lost Bread Co. Bakery and Barefoot Wines to offer a mix of yummy treats for all to enjoy. The set up includes clear tents with garland, wreaths, lights and fire pits. It’s the perfect spot for a comfortable and festive hangout with friends while enjoying pastries, smoked meats, wine, seasonal cocktails and craft beers.

Craft Hall: North Broad Street, City Hall, Philadelphia, PA (Hours: Nov 24–Dec 23; Daily from 11am–9pm)

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Photo Credit: Fa La La Christmas Bar

Photo Credit: Fa La La Christmas Bar

Fa La La Christmas Bar: Leesburg, VA

Captain Catoctin’s Crabs and Concoctions may have recently closed, but a temporary holiday-themed pop up bar has opened up in its place! Fa La La Christmas Bar features holiday-themed cocktails along with a variety of exciting special events. Sip on a “White Christmas,” which is a peppermint White Russian or celebrate with a Christmas shooter, like the appropriately named “Cookies and Milk.” Special events include Ugly Sweater Night and Christmas Movie Trivia Night.

Fa La La Christmas Bar: 14 Loudoun St SE (Hours: Through New Year’s Eve; hours vary)

Photo Credit: Jenn Wong via Nightmare Before Christmas Pop Up

Cranberries Zombie Cocktail, Photo Credit: Jenn Wong via Nightmare Before Christmas Pop Up

Nightmare Before Christmas Pop Up: Los Angeles, CA

Are you feeling both spooky and jolly? We have just the place for you! Since mid-October, Good Housekeeping has been offering a mix of Halloween and Christmas fun at their Nightmare Before Christmas Pop Up Bar featuring holiday horror-worthy cocktails that are to die for. We dare you to savor a “Pumpkin King Eggnog” or a “Cranberries Zombie.” No matter which drink you choose, you’re sure to appreciate the flavors and spirit of both holidays.

Nightmare Before Christmas Pop Up: 5635 N Figueroa Street (Hours: Wednesdays through December 27; 7pm–midnight)

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Natasha Gabrielle
Natasha is a freelance writer, blogger and traveler. After spending the last 2 years living and working in South Korea, she continues to travel the world and document her adventures at LiveLearnVenture.com.
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