Holiday Pop-Up Bars in Charleston

January 1, 2024

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

November 14, 2023 – January 1, 2024

Neighborhood: Downtown | Westside

Harold’s Cabin Holiday Pop-Up – White Christmas will take place from Tuesday, November 14, 2023, through January 2024. 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.

Hours of Operation

  • Tuesday to Thursday: 4:00pm to 10:00pm
  • Friday to Saturday: 11:00am to 10:00pm

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Miracle Pop-up at Handcraft Kitchen & Cocktails

November 20, 2023 – December 31, 2023

Photo Credit: Miracle

Neighborhood: Mount Pleasant 

The annual Miracle Pop-up at Handcraft Kitchen & Cocktails in Mount Pleasant is opening on Monday, November 20, 2023. Enjoy Christmas decor galore, specialty holiday drinks, festive mugs that will be for sale, and festive bites. Miracle Bar pop-ups take place all over the world! This pop-up will be open daily until the end of December. Handcraft is also hosting, Breakfast with Santa reservations during the first and second weekends of December. Reservations can be made on Resy.

At the end of this year’s season, Miracle will donate 10% of all proceeds from the sale of Santa Pants, Christmas Carol Barrel, and Santa Heads signature glassware to the Seva Foundation, a global nonprofit eye care organization that works with local communities around the world.

Hours of Operation

  • Monday to Friday: 3:00pm to 11:00pm
  • Saturday: 10:00am to 11:00pm
  • Sunday: 10:00am to 9:00pm


Little Pine at Little Palm

November 16, 2023 – January 8, 2024

Neighborhood: Downtown | Lower King 

The Little Pine at Little Palm holiday pop-up bar will take place Thursday, November 16, 2023, through Monday, January 8, 2024. Guests can expect festive cocktails, themed decor, and cozy cabins. This holiday season sip seasonal beverages inside private Gondolas that are available for up to 4 guests. Each private gondola is setup with holiday decor and includes cocktails and bites for 90 minutes. A food and beverage minimum of $200 is only applied for reservations after 4:00pm daily.

Hours of Operation

  • Monday to Thursday: 11:00am to 11:00pm
  • Friday to Saturday: 11:00am to 1:00am
  • Sunday: 11:00am to 8:00pm

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Sippin’ Santa

November 24, 2023 – January 1, 2024 

Neighborhood: Downtown | Upper King

The festive Sippin’ Santa Pop-Up Bar at Prohibition will launch on Friday, November 24, 2023. Guests can enjoy festive cocktails in Sippin’ Santa’s signature Christmas mugs and glassware as well as specialty dinner, brunch and lunch menus created for the holiday season. *Christmas mugs and glassware will be available for purchase.

Hours of Operation

  • Monday to Friday:11:00am to 10:00pm
  • Saturday to Sunday:10:00am to 10:00pm

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Bar Mashmas

November 27, 2023 to December 31, 2023

Neighborhood: Downtown | Eastside + Mazyck-Wraggborough

Bar Mash is hosting its annual Bar Mashmas festive holiday pop-up bar from November 27, 2023 to December 31, 2023. Bar Mashmas is decorated with holiday decor and features speciality cocktails, hot cocoa, and speciality holiday menu items.

Hours of Operation

  • Monday to Saturday: 4:00pm to 10:00pm.

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Emeline’s Winter Courtyard

November 24, 2023 – January 20, 2024

Frannie and The Fox

Neighborhood: Downtown | Ansonborough

This winter reserve your own personal yurt in Emeline’s festive Winter Courtyard. Guests can reserve a Yurt that can accommodate up to 4 guests or a large party Yurt that accommodates up to 8 guests. Enjoy cozy cocktails, firepits, shareable plates, and fondue specials.

Hours of Operation

  • Wednesday to Friday: 4:00pm to 10:00pm
  • Saturday to Sunday: 12:00pm to 10:00pm

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Blind Tiger

November 29, 2023 – December 20, 2023

Blind Tiger

Neighborhood: Downtown | French Quarter

The Blind Tiger Pub has been transformed this holiday season with vast holiday decorations, festive cocktails, and drink specials. The Blind Tiger also hosts 12 Days of Christmas food and drink specials and events. Head to the Blind Tiger Instagram to view the upcoming specials. 

Hours of Operation

  • Monday to Sunday: 11:00am to 2:00am

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November 19, 2023 to December 27, 2023

Neighborhood: Downtown | Upper King

The popular rooftop bar, Ritual has decorated for the holidays and has a menu of fun festive cocktails to enjoy this holiday season. Ritual is also hosting holiday themed movie Mondays at 7:00pm up until Monday, December 18, 2023. Ritual will serve hot cocoa, candy, popcorn, hot coffee, and cider on Movie Mondays. Head to their Instagram for more details.

Hours of Operations

  • Monday, Wednesday, Thursday: 4:00pm to close
  • Friday: 12:00pm to 11:00pm
  • Saturday and Sunday: 11:00am to 11:00pm

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