Some would say November and December in Charleston are the most fun and festive months. While there are many parties and events taking place leading up to the holidays, the holiday pop-up bars are a must-see. Some of the most popular hotels and bars transform their space with festive decor and themed cocktails to get in the holiday spirit. And best of all, they’re all photo- and video-worthy. Here is Charleston Guru’s guide to the top holiday pop-up bars to check out this season.
Holiday Pop-Up Bars in Charleston
Harold’s Cabin Holiday Pop-Up
Neighborhood: Downtown | Westside
Harold’s Cabin Holiday Pop-Up will take place from Tuesday, November 8, 2022, through January 2023. Guests can expect holiday decor, Ugly Christmas Sweater events, private rooftop igloo packages for parties of up to six, festive drinks, and seasonal menu items. The pop-up will exclusively take place upstairs and on the rooftop of Harold’s Cabin. For igloo inquiries and private holiday parties, reservations can be made over the phone: (843) 793-4440.
Miracle Pop-up at Handcraft Kitchen & Cocktails
Neighborhood: Mount Pleasant
The annual Miracle Pop-up at Handcraft Kitchen & Cocktails in Mount Pleasant is taking place from Monday, November 21, 2022, through Saturday, December 31, 2022. Enjoy Christmas decor galore, specialty holiday drinks, and festive bites. Miracle Bar pop-ups take place all over the world! This pop-up will be open daily.
Sippin’ Santa Pop-Up Holiday Bar
Photo Credit: Bonny’s Hideaway
Neighborhood: Downtown | Upper King
The Sippin’ Santa Pop-Up Holiday Bar will take place at Bonny’s Hideaway starting Monday, November 21, 2022, and continuing through Saturday, December 31, 2022. This pop-up is in collaboration with the Miracle franchise and Tiki legend Jeff “Beachbum” Berry. Guests can expect a festive menu, surprise visits from Santa, and a ton of holiday fun. This pop-up will take place daily from 11:00am to 2:00am. There will also be a Sippin’ Santa Pop-Up Holiday Bar at the Wild Dunes Resort in Isle of Palms taking place from Friday, November 25, 2022, through Saturday, December 31, 2022. This pop-up will be open from Wednesday through Sunday from 5:00pm to 10:00pm.
Little Pine at Little Palm
Photo Credit: Little Palm
Neighborhood: Downtown | Lower King
The Little Pine at Little Palm holiday pop-up bar will take place Wednesday, November 23, 2022, through Saturday, December 31, 2022. Guests can expect festive cocktails, themed decor, and cozy cabins. Make sure to check out their Polar Plunge Series taking place during their holiday pop-up. The Polar Plunge Series will be hosted by Chubbies and occur on November 23, December 4, and December 18. Guests can enhance their holiday spirit with a chilly dip in the pool!