‘Tis the season for holiday dates and nights out with friends. And nothing is more festive than a holiday pop-up bar.
Pair a trip to one of these pop-up bars with ice skating or viewing holiday lights, and you have the perfect festive night out. Most require reservations and they can fill up, especially on weekends, so don’t wait to plan your night out.
Society | 2050 Central St. Kansas City, MO 64108
Wednesdays – Saturdays from Nov. 24 – Jan. 13
There are no fees to make a reservation for this pop-up bar at Society in the Crossroads.
Iron District | 1599 Iron St., North Kansas City, MO 64116
Nov. 15 – Dec. 23
Visit the insulated and heated upper deck at the Iron District for hand-crafted cocktails from the Tiki Huna Bar. Reservations are $5 per person.
Conductors Club | Union Station, 30 W. Pershing Road, Kansas City, MO 64108
Select dates from Nov. 24 – Dec. 30
This year’s theme is “Elf’d Up…Again”, based on the 2003 movie Elf. You can make reservations for $5 per person on OpenTable and it is open Fridays and Saturdays with extended hours the week of Christmas and New Years. The first round of reservations opens on November 17 at 10 a.m. and the second round opens on December 8.
Chicken N Pickle | 5901 W. 135th St., Overland Park, KS 66223
1761 Burlington St., North Kansas City, MO 64116
Nov. 17 – Dec. 30
This cozy-themed pop-up bar is happening at both Chicken N Pickle locations. You can make reservations for a table for 2 for $20, 4 for $40, and 6 for $60. Reservations include complimentary small bites. Reservations can only be made two weeks in advance, so check back for more dates throughout the season.
Misc. | 1447 Gentry St., North Kansas City, MO 64116
Select dates from Dec. 2 – Dec 30
Enjoy the vintage Christmas-themed menu with Christmas drinks, drink flights, and themed events. No reservations required.
KC Wine Co | 13875 S Gardner Rd. , Olathe, KS 66061
Fridays – Sundays Nov. 24 – Dec 17
Enjoy specialty drinks in their new black barn that will be transformed for the holidays. There will be festive drinks, food, and photo opportunities.
Faulkner’s Ranch | 10600 Raytown Rd. Kansas City, MO 64134
Nov. 25 – Dec. 23
This bar is open on Thursdays – Sundays from 4 p.m. – 11 p.m. Reservations are $15 per person for a 2 hour spot. Festive and country-themed drinks and small bites are on the menu.
Goat & Rabbit | 1804 W. 39th St. Kansas City, MO 64111
December 11 – 30
Details coming soon.
Plaza location opens Nov 23 | 4807 Jefferson St. Kansas City, MO 64112
Crossroads location opens Nov 24 | 1924 Main St. Kansas City, MO 64106
There are two Miracle Pop-Up Bars this year at the Plaza and the Crossroads district. Reservations open Nov 10 at 10 a.m. There will also be a limited number of walk-up spots available.
The Fontaine | 901 W. 48th St. Kansas City, MO 64112
Nov. 20 – February 18
This rooftop bar in the Plaza area offers heated igloos and a glamping lounge. Each has a reservation fee from $175 to $350, but you can split that fee between up to eight people in the igloos, and 20 people in the glamping lounge. Festive drinks and eats are available to enjoy in your own private heated space. Make your reservations now, as dates fill up quickly.
Boulevard Rec Deck | 2534 Madison Ave., Kansas City, MO 64108
Nov. 24 – Dec. 30
This pop-up is open Friday and Saturday nights. Seating is first-come, first-served, and there is a $5 cover charge for a two-hour seating. For groups of eight or more, reservations must be made, and a food package must be ordered.
The Hey! Hey! Club | 2700 Guinotte Ave. Kansas City, MO 64120
Nov. 20 – Dec. 30
This underground cocktail bar at J. Rieger & Co. will transform into a tropical holiday oasis. Reservations are $5 per person and are donated to the Maui Strong Fund. Walk-ins are welcome but reservations are recommended.
SERV | 9051 Metcalf Ave, Overland Park, KS 66212
Select dates from Nov. 24 – Dec. 30.
Dive into the holiday spirit with one of three themed containers: The Grinch’s Hideout, A Christmas Story Corner, and the Winter Wonderland Retreat, each offering a playful 90-minute dining experience with shared bites, themed cocktails, and a welcome snack for a $50 reservation fee, which is applied toward your $150 food and beverage minimum. For those seeking a more intimate gathering, there are two cozy igloos, The Arctic Lounge and The Polar Den, provide a private, heated space for up to 4 guests to enjoy the holiday cheer.
Calaveras Mexican Restaurant | 219 SE Main St., Lee’s Summit, MO 64063
Nov. 14 – Dec. 31
This is a family-friendly Christmas pop-up and reservations can be made for free. The restaurant will be transformed with decorations to make you feel like you are inside a snow globe. Check out this page for fun events that will be happening during the pop-up.
Tipsy Taco | 27900 N.E. Colbern Road, Lee’s Summit, MO 64086
Nov. 28 – Jan. 7
Visit Tipsy Taco and enjoy an explosion of Christmas lights and decor and festive drinks. Make reservations, because it’s a busy time of year for this restaurant!
Tom’s Town Distilling Co. | 1701 Main St. Kansas City, MO 64108
Nov. 16 – Dec. 24
Come try holiday themed cocktails like “gin-gle bells” and “salty snowman” at this holiday-themed lounge. There will be holiday music and movies to be enjoyed as well.