‘Tis the season for all things festive and a lil’ boozy. For the holiday season, check out one of the many holiday bars in Toronto. They’re serving us the most festive drinks around – for a limited time only.

From our favourite local bars to annual holiday pop-ups, seven festive experiences are open in Toronto, whipping up Christmas in a glass. And if you’re looking for that perfect holiday picture, rest assured that each holiday bar is decked out in the most festive decorations possible – ready for any captured moment.

It’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas, that’s for sure. But act fast before the holidays are over. These holiday pop-ups won’t be around for much longer.

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Here are 7 holiday bars in Toronto to enjoy this festive season:

The Thirsty Elf

Fairmont’s holiday experience is back with its kitschy decor, Christmas sweaters, and stunning annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony right in the heart of the hotel.

Get ready to sip on the most cheerful and festive cocktails as you get into the spirit of Christmas.

When: November 22nd to December 22nd
Where: Fairmont Royal York, 1OO Front Street West
Cost: Varies

Folly Brewpub


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Decorated from roof to floor, Folly Brewpub’s Folly Jolly Christmas bar is back for the festive season. If the drinks don’t get you feeling cheery (though we’re sure they will), the decor definitely will.

When: December 2023
Where: 928 College St

Tinsel Town

This Christmas-themed pop-up has brought all the elves, presents, tinsel, and festive tunes for the joyous occasion. Stop by and enjoy warm winter drinks, and creative creations off its Christmas cocktail menu.

When: Until December 24th, 2023
Where: 45 The Esplanade, Toronto, Canada, M5E 1W2

Little Sister – Java Jingle

If there’s one holiday bar you have to check out in the city, it’s the Java Jingle Holiday bar at Little Sister. There are two locations, decked out in the best and most festive Christmas decor around.

Step into the winter wonderland, adorned with twinkling lights, holiday garlands, and a welcoming fireplace. And of course, the holiday-themed cocktails you can’t miss out on.

When: Until the holidays are over
: 102 Portland Street & 2031 Yonge Street

Project Gigglewater

Project Gigglewater’s holiday-themed bar is back with its festive cocktails and special menu. And a dollar from every cocktail will go to Toys for Tots Canada. They’re open daily from 6 PM to 2 AM. Check out their delicious holiday offerings here.

When: Until December 31
: 1369 Dundas Street W

Miracle Toronto

Nothing says holiday season in the city like a festive cocktail bar, and this year, Toronto‚Äôs iconic Miracle pop-up bar is making a comeback. If you‚Äôve never been, Miracle is more than a holiday-themed pop-up cocktail bar ‚ÄĒ it‚Äôs basically a Christmas fever dream in real life.

When: Until December 30th, 2022
: 875 Bloor Street West

Mistletoe’s & Margarita’s pop up

The third annual Mistletoe’s and Margarita’s is back at Papi Chulo’s. You can expect some festive cocktails and the best holiday vibes around. They decorate their interior from head to toe with the most joyous decorations for the season.

They only take walk-ins and the kitchen is open late!

Where: 121 Ossington Avenue

Happy drinking!!!