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Four Holiday Pop-Ups to Catch in Chicago

As the holiday season comes to a close, you can still catch these fun pop-ups in Chicago.

With the holidays upon us, Chicagoans and visitors are looking for fun, festive ways to celebrate and get into the holiday spirit. Fortunately, the city has a number of seasonal pop-up bars that offer an array of unique activities and experiences. From themed cocktails and food menus to exclusive decorations and entertainment, these four bars have everything you need to make your holiday season even more special. Whether you're in search of places to take friends or family out for a good time or just looking for a cozy spot to relax with some eggnog and holiday tunes, there's something for everyone at these one-of-a-kind spots. Catch them before the end of the season!

Chicago Holiday Pop-Up Bars

Christmas Club

Enjoy the holiday season a little longer at Christmas Club. The pop-up bar is open through late January 2023, so you can take in the best of the holidays for an extra month. The bar boasts two floors with three party rooms and three bars. You'll find occasional appearances by Santa and other holiday favorites, and there's no cover charge at Christmas Club. On New Year's Eve, Christmas Club is the perfect place to ring in the new year with a party price of only $75 per person. Spend your evening enjoying festive cocktails, a delicious dinner buffet and party favors that will make you feel like a VIP. As midnight approaches, count down the seconds with a special champagne toast to welcome in the new year. Book your tickets here.

Frosty's Christmas Bar

Frosty's Christmas Bar is an extravagant holiday getaway for adults in the heart of Chicago. Guests can expect to be delighted with cocktails, festive photo experiences, vibrant lights and music that keeps the party going late into New Year's Day. With four bars spread over three levels, Frosty's offers a unique holiday experience unlike anything else. Whether you're looking for a fun night out or memorable holiday photos, you won't want to miss out on Frosty's! Frosty's Christmas Bar is open until January 1, 2023, and tickets can be purchased here.

The Hampton Social Streeterville

The Hampton Social Streeterville has a special rooftop pop-up with holiday cocktails that guests can enjoy every Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The pop-up includes some of the prettiest festive decors you'll find, great views from the rooftop, and fun themed cocktails like the Mistletoe Kiss. To add to the spirit of the season, $1 from every Mistletoe Kiss sold goes to benefit Meals on Wheels America. Book your reservations online at OpenTable.

Nutcracker Christmas Pop-Up Bar

Celebrate the last of the season at Nutcracker Christmas Pop-Up Bar. Perfect for a night out with friends, the bar offers exclusive packages that include entry and drinks. The Let's Get Toasty packages include entry and one alcoholic or non-alcoholic drink for $35 per person. The Christmas Starts Here package includes a cocktail or mocktail from the Signature Drink menu, a Santa hat and Christmas lightbulb necklace, and reserved seating for $43 per person. Nutcracker Pop-Up Bar is open through New Year's Eve, and reservations can be made at OpenTable