Bars across Nashville are making spirits even brighter and brighter this year by transforming into immersive holiday experiences. Step into your favorite seasonal movies at pop-ups inspired by ‘Elves’ and ‘Christmas Vacation’, or step back in time at a bar reminiscent of last Christmas. Nashville’s must-see seasonal pop-ups are:
Camp Bobby at the Bobby
Bobby Hotel’s popular holiday pop-up has been given a groovy feel once again in a ’70s-inspired campground in a converted 1956 Sceniccruiser. Cozy up on the top floor of the hotel in one of his famous igloos while enjoying a personal campfire and themed libations. This experience will continue until February 2023.
Westin Chalet 27
Central Tennessee may not have mountains, but Westin has launched an après-ski pop-up inspired by the French Alps, with no shortage of seasonal drinks, warm fondue, faux fur and Alpine accents. Chalet 27 will renovate his L27, Nashville’s tallest rooftop bar, through February 2023.
Buddy’s Bar at Dream
Don’t be a fluff Ninny Magin this year – take a sip! Buddy Bar, an Elf-themed pop-up bar located in Printer’s Alley-based Dream Nashville, offers a variety of thoughtful Elf-inspired snacks and drinks, including a “You Smell Like Beef and Cheese” charcuterie board there is.Bar opens daily at 4pm
Hidden Bar Holiday Getaway in Noel
This holiday-inspired pop-up might take a little while to find, but just beyond the door of Noel’s storage closet sits an immersive experience fit for any Griswold. The menu is as fun as the decor, with standouts like “It’s Christmas and We’re All in Misery” boozy coffee drinks and shots called “The Cousin Eddie.”
Whiskey Wonderland at JW Marriott
Join the whiskey wonderland pop-up at JW Marriott for a boozy winter wonderland. In-House Pastry His team has transformed the Lobby Bar into a life-size gingerbread distillery. Whiskey Wonderland invites guests to toast to seasonal festivities with signature cocktails that spotlight Tennessee’s whiskey culture.
Misfit Bar at Fairlane
The Fairlane Hotel will once again welcome Rudolph and his crew to the Misfit Bar, a festive pop-up covered in Instagram-worthy seasonal décor. Enjoy holiday cocktails such as Cuffing Season (spiked cocoa) and mezcal-based Fa La La Lit with holiday sweets and snacks.
Christmas Bar at Harpeth Hotel (Franklin) World’s Best Coffee Cups
The Harpeth Hotel in downtown Franklin hits the holiday pop-up scene with “World’s Best Cup of Coffee, Christmas Bar.” Located inside McGavock’s Coffee Bar and Provisions