It’s time to deck the halls…with eggnog and hot toddies. From tequila-filled afternoons with naughty elves to a cozy cocktail delight in an igloo, check out these five pop-up holiday bars in Las Vegas that will make your season oh-so cheery and bright!
Nightmare Before Xmas at Mas Por Favor Taqueria y Tequila
Rev up the reindeer, Sandy Claws is coming to town for the return of Mas Por Favor’s Nightmare Before Xmas. All ages are welcome on Fridays and Saturdays until Dec. 28, from noon to 3 p.m. The themed holiday bar in Las Vegas will bring the magic of The Nightmare Before Christmas to life. Sip on spellbinding cocktails and mocktails while immersing yourself in this one-of-a-kind whimsical adventure for the whole family.
For more information: www.masporfavorlv.com.
Winter at the Terrace at Green Valley Ranch
Even the grouchiest Grinch will start singing “Holly Jolly Christmas” at Green Valley Ranch casino’s seasonal holiday pop-up bar experience. Enjoy wintery cocktails, an array of Champagnes, an all-new hot chocolate cart with cocoa bombs and flavored marshmallows, and s’mores roasted over a fire pit at Winter at the Terrace. Best of all, it’s served in cozy heated igloos. The holiday experience will be open Sunday through Thursday, 4 to 9 p.m., and Friday and Saturday, 4 to 11 p.m., through December. In January and February, the lounge will be open on Friday and Saturday from 4 to 11 p.m. Reservations recommended.
For more information: www.greenvalleyranch.com.
BAD ELF Pop-Up Bar at Silverton Casino
The elves are back in town! The popular Las Vegas cocktail hideaway, Shady Grove Lounge at Silverton Casino, is transformed this holiday season into BAD ELF Pop-Up bar with over-the-top spectacles, open daily until Jan. 1, 5 to 11 p.m. Visitors will get into the holiday spirit with festive twinkling lights, wrapped presents, oversized ornaments and dozens of elves suspended from the ceiling. Enjoy special events throughout the season, including the ugly sweater party on Dec. 14 and the singles mingle party on Dec. 28.
For more information: silvertoncasino.com.
Miracle on Spring Mountain
For a nostalgic, fully immersive holiday bar in Las Vegas, look no further than Miracle on Spring Mountain at Sand Dollar Lounge. Sip cocktails among over-the-top traditional decorations. Festive libations include On Dasher, made with gin, vanilla liqueur, marshmallow, cardamom, black pepper, lemon, cream, egg and soda; Bad Santa, a concoction of aged Jamaican rum, velvet falernum, mixed spiced butter, oat milk and nutmeg; and, of course, Naughty, gingerbread-spiced rye, and Nice, cinnamon-spiced bourbon, shots. Christmas attire is highly recommended and this one-of-a-kind pop-up experience is open until Dec. 31. Miracle on Spring Mountain operates on a first-come, first-served basis.
For more information: miracleonspringmountain.com.
Ski Lodge at Superfrico
‘Tis the season to be tipsy and where better to imbibe than at the Ski Lodge, produced by Superfrico. This après-ski bar at The Cosmopolitan Las Vegas offers an intimate yet high-octave energy with the tastiest Whi-ski flight and Ski Nog you ever sipped. Pair your seasonal sips with a toasty s’mores mountain campfire kit and signature square pizzas. Open nightly 4 p.m. to late, and reservations are not accepted.
For more information: spiegelworld.com.