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The South Pole at Geraldine’s

December 17, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 6:00 pm, repeating until December 21, 2019

- Free admission

This holiday season, Geraldine’s is treating Austin to some TexMas hospitality—South Pole-style. From December 17-21 starting at 6 p.m., the restaurant perched on the fourth floor of Hotel Vandt will have a holiday pop-up complete with a snow machine, cozy igloo lounges on the pool deck with views of downtown Austin, an artisan market, holiday-themed cocktail menu, appearance by Southern Santa, and of course, the return of Geraldine’s annual Motown Christmas performance.

Geraldine’s Igloos will be available by reservation for parties of eight or less. Each igloo will be decked out in TexMas décor with record players, board games and more. The holiday menu will include Do-It-Yourself S’Mores and cocktails including a large-format Cowhand Coffee, Ho Ho Horchata and Santa’s got Yolks—all available in the igloos or at the bar.


Southern Santa Kickoff | December 17
Holiday hero Southern Santa will open The South Pole pop-up with DJ Bird Peterson and photo ops under The South Pole installation.

Holiday Market | December 17-21
The artisan market is the perfect destination for last-minute shopping. The market will be open December 17-21 from 6-9 p.m. and will feature local Austin brands such as To The Moon, Son of a Sailor, Aspen Hatter, Mana Culture and Noah Marion. Austin Music Foundation will also be there with a gift wrapping station for last-minute shoppers.

The Return of Motown Christmas | December 21
Southern Santa will return for his finale to host Geraldine’s annual Motown Christmas showdown featuring music from Tje Austin at 10 p.m.


December 17, 2019
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free admission
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Geraldine’s Austin
605 Davis Street
Austin, Texas, 78701
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