- December 17, 2021

5 Austin Christmas Pop Ups You Can’t Miss


If you really want to get into Austin Christmas, we know the place for you. Get your Santa sippin’ on at one of these five cheerful spots in Austin.

Here are 5 Austin Christmas pop ups you can’t miss!

Miracle on 5th Street
Through December 28 | The Eleanor, 307 West 5th Street

Miracle is a Christmas-themed pop-up cocktail bar that serves holiday cocktails in the most festive and nostalgic setting in the city. Featuring wall-to-wall Christmas decor that makes for the best photo ops! Want a double dose of themed cocktails in the cutest cups ever? Check out Sippin’ Santa at Nickel City too.

Illuminate Holiday Pop-Up
Through January 8 | The W Hotel Secret Bar, 200 Lavaca Street

The Secret Bar at the W has been turned into a silver winter wonderland. There is also a brand-new Fire & Ice drink menu, which is split into “Light My Fire” (think smoked, toasted, and even flaming elements) and “Ice Ice Baby” (frosty concoctions that rely on liquid nitrogen and more).

Photo courtesy of Austin Food Magazine.

Through December 24 | Geraldine’s at Hotel Van Zandt, 605 Davis Street
Soak up the festivities at Geraldine’s with craft cocktails and light bites in your very own heated igloo — complete with blankets and records to spin! Whether you are visiting the city or a born and bred Austinite, booking an evening in one of their winter igloos is the perfect Austin holiday experience.

Gibson Wonderland
Through December 24 | Gibson Street Bar, 1109 South Lamar Boulevard
Gibson has completely transformed into a Christmas wonderland! They have trees, sleighs, fireplaces, and more. Don’t forget the holiday cups of cheer. Their holiday drink menu includes things like hot spiked cider.

Little Drinks Lounge
Through December 25 | Little Drinks Lounge, 3801 South Congress Avenue
Little Drinks Lounge has officially transformed into the Nakatomi Holiday Party! For those who think Die Hard isn’t a Christmas movie, you need to take a trip out to Little Drinks Lounge. Their Die Hard holiday cocktails will definitely have you saying, “Yippee Ki Yay!”

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For more Christmas fun in Austin, check out this massive list!