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Three Holiday Pop-Ups in Las Vegas

Las Vegas celebrates the holiday season in unique and festive ways.

Now that the holiday season has arrived, Las Vegas is becoming an even more vibrant and exciting place to be. From festive decorations adorning the city’s hot spots to jubilant pop-up bars appearing in prime locations around town, there is something for everyone. Whether you are looking for a unique twist on traditional cocktails or a cozy spot to grab some seasonal beers and bites with friends, these fun holiday pop-up bars in Las Vegas have it all. We were invited to check out some of the delightful pop-ups around town and here are some of the best ones. 

Holiday Pop-Up Bars in Las Vegas

The Sand Dollar

The Sand Dollar Lounge in Chinatown and The Sand Dollar Downtown at Plaza Hotel & Casino each have exclusive holiday pop-ups to get you in the festive mood. Miracle on Spring Mountain at The Sand Dollar Lounge brings traditional Christmas vibes with a winter wonderland of holiday decorations and fun cocktails like the Christmapolitan, Grandma Got Run Over By A T-Rex, and Santa’s Little Helper. 

Holiday Cocktails at Miracle on Spring Mountain at The Sand Dollar Lounge Las Vegas | WHERE Traveler®
Holiday Cocktails at Miracle on Spring Mountain at The Sand Dollar Lounge Las Vegas (©Melanie Lee)

Visit The Sand Dollar Downtown for a completely different experience. Sippin’ Santa on Main at The Sand Dollar Downtown provides tropical holiday vibes and cocktails like the Kris Kringle Colada, Undertow Toddy and Island of Misfit Toys. 

Holiday Cocktails at Sippin' Santa at The Sand Dollar Downtown Las Vegas | WHERE Traveler®
Holiday Cocktails at Sippin' Santa at The Sand Dollar Downtown (©Melanie Lee)

Shady Grove

The festive season is here, and Shady Grove Lounge at Silverton Casino has the perfect way to get into the holiday spirit: BAD ELF Pop-Up Bar. This over-the-top spectacle will be open through January 2nd and promises a truly magical experience. Enjoy themed cocktails like the Spicy Apple Cider, Naughty Butter Beer and the Poinsettia. Visitors can also enjoy one of three Bad Elf experiences that can be purchased online in advance and include a souvenir glass, holiday cocktail, puzzle hunt, and more.

Cocktails at Bad Elf Pop-Up Bar Las Vegas | WHERE Traveler®
Cocktails at Bad Elf Pop-Up Bar Las Vegas (Courtesy Silverton Casino)

Winter at The Terrace

For a truly unique experience, make a trip to Winter at The Terrace inside Green Valley Ranch Resort Spa & Casino. Book an igloo reservation with friends and enjoy cocktails like the Polar Espresso, Sweater Weather and Winter Solstice or the Hot Chocolate Experience with milk and white hot chocolate bombs. Winter at The Terrace also features shareable beverages like the Fireside Punch and the Snow Much Fun Seasonal Shot Tree to complement seasonal bites and Campfire S’mores. 

Polar Espresso From Winter at The Terrace Las Vegas | WHERE Traveler®
Polar Espresso From Winter at The Terrace (©Courtesy Station Casinos)