clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile
A cinnamon espresso martini at Vinyl.
Nice Day Creative

7 Sparkling Holiday Pop-Ups in Charlotte, North Carolina

Find festive bars with themed drinks and tons of twinkling lights

View as Map
A cinnamon espresso martini at Vinyl.
| Nice Day Creative

‘Tis the season to get drunk under twinkling lights and makeout with someone in a Santa hat — but where can you find the right bar to do that? Check out our guide to all the latest holiday pop-ups in Charlotte, North Carolina. Did we miss one? Email us at carolinas@eater.com.

Read More
Eater maps are curated by editors and aim to reflect a diversity of neighborhoods, cuisines, and prices. Learn more about our editorial process.

The group behind Villa Heights bar Humbug goes naughty instead of nice this holiday season with its House of Krampus pop-up. You know, Krampus, the horned monster who steals bad children around this time of year. It’s a reservations-only experience with creative cocktails, themed snacks, and “surprises.”

El Thrifty

Copy Link

Optimist Hall cantina El Thrifty presents “A Very Tiki Christmas,” with drinks like Seashell Spritz, Frosty’s Flamingo, Tropical Sleigh Ride, and Why Grandma Got Ran Over By A Reindeer.

Billy Sunday

Copy Link

Optimist Hall cocktail bar Billy Sunday will transform into Tinseltown on November 29. Look for fun decorations and festive cocktails, like the Son of a Nutcracker, a pecan pie Old Fashioned.

Festive cocktails at Billy Sunday.
Billy Sunday/Callie Langhorne PR

The Royal Tot

Copy Link

Christmas-themed tiki takeover Sippin’ Santa lands at the Royal Tot with drinks like the Holiday on Ice with vodka, cold brew, and chile liqueur. All holiday cocktails come in themed glassware, also available for purchase.

Supperland Speakeasy

Copy Link

Reserve a seat at the Supperland Speakeasy for Toast to the Holidays, where the bartenders will lead you through four festive cocktails with food pairings from the Supperland kitchen. Tickets are $150, and ugly sweaters are encouraged.

Music-themed cocktail bar Vinyl is all decked out for the holidays with baubles hanging everywhere, and the menu features Santa’s secret recipe for cinnamon espresso martinis.

The decorations at Vinyl.
Nice Day Creative

Backstage Lounge

Copy Link

Dark speakeasy Backstage Lounge will host the Miracle pop-up for themed cocktails and “the ultimate holiday experience” starting November 22.

Humbug

The group behind Villa Heights bar Humbug goes naughty instead of nice this holiday season with its House of Krampus pop-up. You know, Krampus, the horned monster who steals bad children around this time of year. It’s a reservations-only experience with creative cocktails, themed snacks, and “surprises.”

El Thrifty

Optimist Hall cantina El Thrifty presents “A Very Tiki Christmas,” with drinks like Seashell Spritz, Frosty’s Flamingo, Tropical Sleigh Ride, and Why Grandma Got Ran Over By A Reindeer.

Billy Sunday

Optimist Hall cocktail bar Billy Sunday will transform into Tinseltown on November 29. Look for fun decorations and festive cocktails, like the Son of a Nutcracker, a pecan pie Old Fashioned.

Festive cocktails at Billy Sunday.
Billy Sunday/Callie Langhorne PR

The Royal Tot

Christmas-themed tiki takeover Sippin’ Santa lands at the Royal Tot with drinks like the Holiday on Ice with vodka, cold brew, and chile liqueur. All holiday cocktails come in themed glassware, also available for purchase.

Supperland Speakeasy

Reserve a seat at the Supperland Speakeasy for Toast to the Holidays, where the bartenders will lead you through four festive cocktails with food pairings from the Supperland kitchen. Tickets are $150, and ugly sweaters are encouraged.

Vinyl

Music-themed cocktail bar Vinyl is all decked out for the holidays with baubles hanging everywhere, and the menu features Santa’s secret recipe for cinnamon espresso martinis.

The decorations at Vinyl.
Nice Day Creative

Backstage Lounge

Dark speakeasy Backstage Lounge will host the Miracle pop-up for themed cocktails and “the ultimate holiday experience” starting November 22.

Related Maps