The holidays are just around the corner and so are the many, many opportunities to get ‘spirited’ away or fill up on festive grub. This season, toss on your ‘ugliest’ sweater and a red velvet hat, then indulge like you didn’t make the nice list! Not sure where to jingle your bells this winter? Here are just a few Christmas-themed pop-ups coming to Calgary!



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Have you found it a chore to readjust to the snow? Check out Sippin’ Santa, where the drinks are cold – but the concept is beachy! Here guests can hang their scarves in a tropical (yet festive) venue, decorated from floor to ceiling in ribbons, bulbs and garland. It’s going to be a blast.

Where: 1530 5 St SW, Calgary, AB

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Shelter’s iconic Nightmare on 1st Street Bar is back and serving Tim Burton, moody winter realness. Also on the menu? Tasty holiday cocktails and appetizers. You won’t want to miss it, Calgary!

Where: 2600 Portland St SE #1070, Calgary



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Inspired by the holiday classic, Home Alone, Eighty-Eight Brewing co. is back with a high-energy pop-up worth writing home about! This year, they’ll even offer three themed food and beer pairings to celebrate, so check it out! Who knows, you may even run into a wet bandit or two!

When: Until December 30th, 2022
Where: 2600 Portland St SE #1070, Calgary



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Want to challenge your pallet? This month, Calgarians are encouraged to check out Pitch Black’s very special edition of dining in the dark, where guests will be blindfolded and ‘plunged’ into the darkness to enjoy a full meal taste bud-first to a soundtrack of holly jolly Christmas music. How fun!

When: Wednesday, December 21st, 2022
Where: 9823 Macleod Trail SW, Calgary,
Time: 6 pm and 8 pm
Cost: $99



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It’s back, Calgary! Serving a variety of themed cocktails in Insta-worthy mugs and glasses, Miracle of 1st Street will return to give Calgary’s Proof Cocktail Bar and floor-to-ceiling transformation. From over-the-top decor to music and more, this event is not one to be missed!

When: Until December 24th
Where: 1302 1 St SW, Calgary, AB

There you have it, friends! Just a few holiday pop-up bars you can check out in Calgary this season. We’ll keep you updated as more are announced, but until then – enjoy!