The 12 Best Holiday Pop-Up Bars in Austin

Whether you want to sit under an illuminating igloo, ice skate under the stars, or sip on a Hanukkah inspired cocktail, we’ve got you covered. Don’t be a humbug and get in the holiday spirit, go check out these pop- ups before they close!


Miracle on 5th at The Eleanor- Returning to Austin for the fifth year bringing kitschy décor and classic holiday cocktails throughout December 27th.

307 W 5th St Unit A, Austin, TX 78701


Kitty Cohen’s- Hosting their fourth annual Hanukkah pop- up all December long. Come by for their drink specials but stay for some traditional Hanukkah baked goods.

2211 Webberville Rd #3548, Austin, TX 78702


Gibson Street Bar- Gibson Wonderland is back for the month of December with winter wonderland decor and festive cocktails.

1109 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704


Geraldine’s at Hotel Van Zandt- The famous rooftop igloos are back! Buy your tickets to reserve an igloo starting December 1st.

605 Davis St, Austin, TX 78701


Mozart’s- This Lake Austin coffee shop isn’t any ordinary coffee shop, Mozart’s hosts a light show until January 6th. Tickets available here!

3825 Lake Austin Blvd, Austin, TX 78703


Nickle City-  A local favorite is transforming into Sippin’ Santa, a tiki spinoff of Miracle for the fifth year. Come Sip with Santa from 12pm to 2am every day all December long!

1133 E 11th St, Austin, TX 78702


Lala’s Little Nugget- It’s always Christmas at this local dive bar, having holiday decorations up all year. A perfect time to revisit Lala’s for some traditional egg nog!

2207 Justin Ln, Austin, TX 78757


Sunny’s Backyard- Come have a Vegan Christmas at Sunny’s, hosting a Christmas pop- up all December long. Be sure to try their boozy hot chocolate and a Secret Santa (mint chocolate chip martini).

3526 E 7th St, Austin, TX 78702


The Cavalier- This east Austin bar will be hosting a Nostalgic Noel pop- up with drinks like Rocko’s Modern Toddy and Dexter’s Laboratory. The menu which guests can peruse via Viewfinder toys is available from December 14th through December 28th.

2400 Webberville Rd suite a, Austin, TX 78702


W Austin- Enjoy an après ski theme with festive cocktails and snacks beginning December 1st to December 28th at the W’s secret bar!

200 Lavaca St, Austin, TX 78701


Fairmont- Another après ski-inspired pop- up will be on the hotels 7th floor, complete with a dazzling light show while luxuriating in a custom igloo featuring a festive food and beverage menu. Available Fridays & Saturdays from 6-10pm (December 2nd – December 30th)

101 Red River St, Austin, TX 78701


Four Seasons Hotel- Come Skate beneath the stars at Ice Rodeo at Four Seasons Hotel. Featuring an outdoor ice rink, firepits to roast gourmet s’mores, and cosy “cabins” where you can gather with friends and family over festive food and drinks. Open now until January 8th, 2023.

98 San Jacinto Blvd, Austin, TX 78701

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