Find your happy place while sipping on a themed-cocktail and feasting on holiday treats at one of the many Holiday Pop-Up Bars in Nashville. We’ve included a variety from 21+ only to fun for all-ages. Add some of these to your list of favorite things to do this Christmas season.
Hidden Bar at Noelle
Step beyond the storage closet doors and be transformed into the Griswold’s memorable holiday gathering. The beloved holiday movie comes to life in the Hidden Bar, with nostalgic moments from the film and Christmas Vacation-inspired cocktail and snack menus.
It’s going to be the hap-hap-happiest Christmas! Spreading holiday cheer November 2 thru January 7.
Tuesday-Thursday, 5pm-Midnight; Friday, 5pm-1am; Saturday, 4pm-1am; Sunday, 4pm-Midnight.
Rare Bird Rooftop at Noelle
Not all birds fly south for the winter. Snow Birds travel 13 flights up to a cozy winter chalet under the sparkling lights of the Nashville skyline. Sip and delight with warm seasonal cocktails around the enclosed rooftop bar or snuggle around the cozy fireplaces with warm blankets and the ones you love. Don’t forget to dress for the outdoors!
Monday-Thursday, 2pm-8pm; Friday-Saturday, 12pm-Midnight; Sunday, 12pm-8pm.
TENN at Holston House
This winter, Holston House is broadcasting An Old Fashioned Christmas in Bar TENN. Filled with Rat Pack style entertainment and traditional Christmas flavors and décor, this is a can’t miss event. Join us from November 9th – December 29th as we spread holiday cheer throughout Music City.
Rooftop Lounge at Bobby Hotel
Escape the city 10 stories above downtown Nashville’s Arts District with The Rooftop Lounge at Bobby Hotel’s “Camp Bobby” winter pop-up experience! Enjoy campground-inspired drinks and bites under a 70’s-inspired decorated igloo. Feast on Disco Fries while sipping on a Happy Camper and warming up around personal campfires at the 70’s camper-inspired lounge in Bobby’s retrofitted 1956 Scenicruiser.
Monday-Thursday: first seating at 2pm, last seating at 8:45pm; Friday: first seating at 2pm, last seating at 10:30pm; Saturday: first seating at Noon, last seating at 9:30pm; Sunday: first seating at Noon, last seating at 7:15pm.
Get in the spirit of the holidays with Christmas cocktails and snacks at Nashville’s favorite Christmas pop-up located in the penthouse of the Fairlane Hotel! The fun begins November 18.
Monday-Thursday, 4pm-10pm; Friday, 4pm-11pm; Saturday, 2pm-12pm; Sunday, 2pm-10pm.
Parlour Bar in Dream Hotel
Dream Nashville unwraps Buddy Bar, an elf-themed holiday pop-up in Parlour Bar (located just off of the lobby). Guests can expect holiday libations like the Cotton Headed Ninny Muggins, festive mocktails, and a pairing of themed bites, including the You Smell Like Beef And Cheese charcuterie board. If smiling’s your favorite, then make your way to Printers Alley beginning on November 17.
Monday-Wednesday, 4pm-Midnight; Thursday, 4pm-1am; Friday-Saturday, Noon-1am; Sunday, Noon-Midnight.
Grand Hyatt Nashville
Enjoy the holiday season while saving the penguins! Grand Hyatt Nashville presents Penguin Express. Penguin Express pledges to help save penguins by supporting Oceana and its mission to protect the world’s oceans. Experience the Antarctic in Nashville at this philanthropic pop-up. Penguin Express is open November 25 – January 2 and features special events for all ages including Breakfast with Santa, Movie Night, Dueling Pianos, Kids Cookie Decorating Class, Silent Disco and a New Year’s Day Penguin Plunge.
L27 Rooftop Lounge at Westin Nashville Hotel
L27 Rooftop lounge transforms into a French Alps-Inspired Chalet 27 floors above downtown Nashville! Take in the winter white wonderland while enjoying chalet-worthy cocktails and bites November 16, 2022, through February 20, 2023.
The Pool Club at Virgin Hotels Nashville
Situated on the 14th floor of the hotel, the indoor-outdoor space transports guests to a toy store-themed escape in the heart of Music City complete with over-the-top decor, comforting dishes, festive cocktails, and more. The experience is brought to life with larger-than-life toys, colorful Christmas trees, arcade games, a massive ball pit, and a walking piano that allows guests to be transported back in time to FAO Schwarz, the classic New York City toy store.
The themed menu includes Kevin’s Room Service Order which includes a variety of ice cream and toppings inspired by the Home Alone series and served in a Clawfoot Tub and Fireside S’mores to roast tableside. The themed cocktail menu includes seasonal drinks like Snow Bunny with Ghiradelli hot cocoa, french vanilla, vodka, toasted marshmallows, served in a classic holiday mug and Gotta ‘Ketchum’ All with spiced orange infused vodka, ginger beer served with a Pokémon training card. The experience is yours for the taking, now through through January!
Sunday-Thursday, 11am-Midnight (Kitchen closes at 10pm); Friday-Saturday, 11am–1am (Kitchen closes at 10pm).
Pearl Diver in East Nashville transforms into the premier xmas drinking spot! It’s even bigger and better than last year.
For the 2022 holiday season, Miracle is proud to partner with Seva Foundation, a global nonprofit eye care organization that works with local communities around the world to develop self-sustaining programs that preserve and restore sight.
Sunday-Thursday, 5pm-1am, Friday-Saturday, 5pm-2am
Nicky’s Coal Fired
Beginning November 26th and running through December 28th, Nicky’s Coal Fired will kick off a month-long holiday celebration with their annual “Saint Nicky’s” pop-up! The popular Nations restaurant will be decked out from head to toe in over the top holiday decor and offer a limited-time special menu featuring festive libations such as the Frozen Eggnog made with Chopper Tiki’s eggnog churned in a frozen cocktail machine, sprinkled with nutmeg and a Gingerbread Old Fashioned with Woodford bourbon, gingerbread syrup, Woodford bitters and a gingerbread cookie. The Saint Nicky’s menu will feature Green Christmas tree pasta, with Nicky’s Classic Bolognese.
On Monday, December 12th, from 4pm to 6pm, guests and their furry friends are invited to take pictures with Santa.
On Friday, December 23rd Nicky’s Coal Fired will also be hosting a Feast of the 7 Fishes dinner.
Sunday-Thursday, 4pm-8:30pm; Friday-Saturday, 4pm-9:30pm.
Elves are taking over at Birdsong Social this holiday season! As a tribute to Santa’s favorite side-kick, the restaurant will be transformed into North Pole, an elf-inspired, family-friendly holiday pop-up. Launching December 1st, the event will run through the entire month and features a signature menu of “Buddy’s Bites”, desserts from “Santa’s Breakroom”, hot chocolate, milk and cookies, and a variety of holiday-themed cocktails, including the Son of a Nutcracker and Cup of Christmas Cheer.
On Sunday, December 4th, Santa himself will make an appearance during Santa Brunch from 11am to 2pm. Guests will have the chance to dine with Santa, take photos, and tell him their Christmas wishes. Reservations for Santa Brunch are required.
Sunday-Thursday, 11am-9pm; Friday-Saturday, 11am-10pm.