2022 Holiday Pop-Up Bars

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Ragan Wilson

2022 Holiday Pop-Up Bars in San Antonio

Holiday season is officially here! That means that it is time for celebration, memories and maybe some drinks. This is a time meant for us to gather with friends and family to enjoy the long year behind us and celebrate the new one approaching. A few bars in San Antonio have gone the extra mile to spread holiday cheer. Join us as we raise a glass with these local Christmas pop-up bars around our city!

Esquire Tavern

Historically known, Esquire Tavern is back again with another season of “Miracle on Commerce Street”. This pop-up Christmas bar has been a staple since it started in 2014. The bar will be transformed into a holiday treat until December 31st. Some of their specialty holiday drinks include Santa’s Little Helper, Jingle Balls Nog, Elfing Around, and more!


Miracle on Commerce Street Menu

Address: 155 E. Commerce St., San Antonio, TX, 78205. 

Chicken N Pickle

Chicken N Pickle is now taking reservations for their Snowbound: A Merry Ski Lodge. While we can’t really ski Texas, they are putting that holiday spirit into their pop-up bar! Adding on to their variety of holiday cocktails, you can purchase a limited edition shot ski. The shots come in a souvenir shot glass shaped like an ice skate for you to take home and continue the holiday cheer.

Chicken N Pickle Holiday Bar Info

Address:  5215 UTSA Boulevard, San Antonio, TX 78249

JW Marriott Hill Country Resort

For travelers and locals alike looking for a festive holiday cocktail, The Arctic Lodge at JW Marriott is here to oblige. This bar transforms in December from a water park restaurant to a holiday getaway for guests until December 30th. Their specialty cocktail menu includes nine fun and festive cocktails. One for each of the reindeer that pull Santa’s sleigh across the globe!

Address: 23808 Resort Pkwy, San Antonio, TX 78261