It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and there’s so much to do in Atlanta this holiday season! One of our holiday favorites is going to all of the adorable and dazzling Holiday pop-up bars! Enjoy specialty cocktails in your own heated igloo, or under crazy lighting displays at one of these incredibly fun and festive bars in the city.
Here are our favorite holiday bars that have ~popped up~ in Atlanta for the holidays.
1. Holidays on the Roof at Ponce City Market
This holiday season, Ponce City Market have transforming their rooftop into a Winter Dreamland complete with igloos for outdoor dining and a Skate the Sky ice skating rink for their annual Holidays on the Roof event! Due to popular demand, this option is kid friendly during the day, making it the ultimate festive outing for the whole family!
Where: The Roof at Ponce City Market, 675 Ponce De Leon Ave NE, 30308
2. The Blind Elf at The Blind Pig Parlour
The Blind Pig Parlour is one of Atlanta’s favorite speakeasies. Every year, this legendary bar annually gets an insane makeover for the holidays, and this year is no different. With tinsel, dazzling lights, Christmas trinkets, and so much more. This Buckhead beauty needs to be seen to be believed! There’s even special drinks like the Polar Express Martini and the Mama Clasmopolitan!
Where: 128 E Andrews Dr NW, Buckhead, 30305
3. Wonderland at Willow Bar
Cozy on up in your very-own igloo at this enchanting bar at the The Kimpton Sylvan Hotel’s Willow Bar. This festive dining experience is a must for those who are searching to get into the spirit of the season through seasonal cocktails, a tempting holiday menu, and gorgeous décor.
You’ve got to try all their holiday drinks, but we recommend the Alpine Negroni, Dulce de Leche, and Light the Fire cocktails most of all!
This luxurious winter wonderland will make you feel cozy and bright this holiday season!
Where: 374 East Paces Ferry Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30305
This new tradition has everything you’re looking for to get into the jolly spirit! Guests at Tinsel Tavern can expect twinkling lights, shiny tinsel, holiday-inspired cocktails and small bites, and, of course, photo opportunities that will perfectly capture the holiday memz!
And there will also be tons of amazing events! Get ready for a Holiday Karaoke Party on December 2nd, an Ugly Sweater Party on December 16th, and a Dancing Elves Silent Disco on December 23rd!
5. Monk’s Meadery Holiday Bar
This holiday pop up bar is full of amazing holiday events to get you into the jolly spirit! Aside from their delicious holiday and classic meads, Monk’s Meadery is transforming into a winter wonderland of activities!
They’ll be hosting a gingerbread house decorating contest, an ugly sweater trivia night, a Yule Ball, and even a Mistletoe Mix and Mingle!
Check out their instagram if you want to stay up to date on all the events! @monksmead
Where: 579 North Highland Avenue Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30307
6. Miracle Bar Atlanta
Miracle Bar is back in Atlanta, and it’s merrier than ever before! Between the absolutely dazzling holiday decor and the delicious, professionally-developed cocktails, you’ll leave feeling jolly and bright!
We suggest trying out Bad Santa to warm up those colder ATL evenings. Served hot in a novelty mug, with aged Jamaican rum, velvet falernum, mixed spice butter, oat milk, and nutmeg!
And they don’t take reservations, so get there first to get a spot!
Where: Tapa Tapa, 931 Monroe Drive, 30308
7. Noche Buena at Buena Vida Tapas
8. Happy Who-lidays at Mercantile Social
If you’re a fan of the Grinch, then prepare to paint the town green at this beloved pop-up bar in Alpharetta. Mercantile Social is famous for their charming pop-ups, and it’s time for the Grinch to take center-stage this holiday season!
Grab a grinchy drink like the Holiday Cheermeister Fudge Judge (it’s as crazy and delicious as it sounds) or the Mayor of Mule Ville!
Where: Mercantile Social, 20 N Main St, Alpharetta 30004
9. Rockin’ Around The UrbanTree at UrbanTree Cidery
UrbanTree Cidery is the perfect place to get into the festive holiday spirit! With crafty cocktails, over the top decor, and jolly vibes, you can count on UrbanTree to turn even the grouchiest Grinch into an excitable Cindy Lou Who! Check out UrbanTree Cidery for all the deets on this fabulously festive addition to the holiday pop-ups in Atlanta.
Where: 1465 Howell Mill Rd NW, 30318
10. Holiday Rooftop at 5Church’s Virtue
Midtown Atlanta’s sexiest rooftop bar has had a totally over the top makeover for the holiday season, and we LOVE it! With festive light installations, s’mores, fire pits, and holiday cocktails, head to this beloved ATL rooftop to kick off your festive season. For more information, click here.
And get there fast, they don’t take reservations!
Where: 1197 Peachtree St NE #528, Atlanta, GA 30361
11. Mingle & Jingle at Best End Brewing
Get ready to mingle and jingle at Best End Brewing’s Christmas-themed pop-up, Mingle & Jingle. With gorgeous lights and holiday decor taking over the ceiling, it’s hard NOT to get into the spirit of the season at one of Atlanta’s most beloved breweries!
Grab a drink and get festive at Mingle & Jingle this holiday season!
Where: 1036 White St SW, 30310
12. Pink Christmas at The Cape Restaurant and Beach Bar in Alpharetta
It’s time for Atlanta’s one and only PINK CHRISTMAS! The Cape Restaurant and Beach Bar gets into the festive spirit every year with a dazzling pink holiday makeover!
You’ll be transported into a pink winter wonderland, full of delicious cocktails, like “The Naughty List,” which is made with Boschendal brut rosé and toped with cotton candy and a candy cane, or their Peppermint Espresso Martini, which is lined with a crushed peppermint rim!
Where: 1635 Old 41 Hwy NW unit 403, Kennesaw, 30152
Get into the holiday spirit at one of these amazing holiday pop up bars!