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A collection of Sippin’ Santa drinks being served at Beachbum Berry’s Latitude 29 this year.
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Where to Find This Season’s Holiday Pop-Ups

‘Tis the season for Miracle, Sippin’ Santa, and more in New Orleans

Dust off your Santa hats and ugliest Christmas sweater, because it’s time for the return of New Orleans’s highly sought-out holiday pop-up bars (not including Snake and Jake’s of course, where it’s Christmas every day). This year’s crop of bars featuring punnily-named cocktails, over-the-top decorations, and even themed snacks promises plenty of good cheer to help get into the spirit of the season. Here’s the current list of New Orleans bars, restaurants, and menus transforming for the holidays in 2022.

If we missed one, let us know. For more festive drinks, here’s where to find hot cocktails in New Orleans this holiday season.


Outside Barrel Proof on Magazine Street, a wood-paneled, barn-like building lit up by Christmas lights.
Miracle Pop-Up is back at Barrel Proof.
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Miracle

Where: Barrel Proof (1201 Magazine Street, LGD)
When: November 22 — December 28; Daily 4 p.m. to midnight

For the fourth year, enduringly popular Christmas pop-up bar Miracle is taking up residency at hip LGD bourbon dive Barrel Proof, transforming it into a holiday oasis. In addition to a slew of returning over-the-top cocktails, there are a handful of new drinks, with names like Santa’s Little Helper, Christmas Cricket, Holiday Spiked Chai, and Grandma Got Run Over By A T-Rex.


Beachbum Berry’s Sippin’ Santa lineup.
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Sippin’ Santa

Where: Beachbum Berry’s Latitude 29 (321 N Peters Street, French Quarter)
When: November 17 — December 25; Daily 4 to 10 p.m.; Friday-Saturday 4 to 11 p.m.

It’s Sippin’ Santa time at Beachbum Berry’s, the essential French Quarter bar whose legendary founder, Jeff “Beachbum” Berry, is responsible for the Miracle bar spin-off that’s in its sixth year. The new cocktails for 2022 include Misfit Toys, Jingle Bird, Yule Tide, Undertow Toddy, and Rudolph’s Rum Rhapsody.


L’Chaim Lounge

Where: Saba (5757 Magazine Street, Uptown)
When: December 18 — 26

Saba’s adjacent cocktail lounge will transform into the L’Chaim Lounge for Hannukah, serving holiday-inspired food like latke boards and specialty salatim, and festive cocktails (loosely) inspired by Jewish pop culture icons. Visitors will find a setting with themed decorations and games of dreidel on top of seasonal food and drink.


A Very Tiki Holiday

Where: The Pool Club (550 Baronne Street, CBD)
When: November 15 — January 5, 2023; Daily 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Friday-Saturday 10 a.m. — ‘til

Find a special menu from now until well into the New Year on the 13th floor of the Virgin Hotels New Orleans — as well as heated rooftop views. The Pool Club transforms into a Very Tiki Holiday this year with ten seasonal cocktails, decorative photo ops, and weekly entertainment, daily from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 10 a.m. — ‘til Friday and Saturday.

Saba

5757 Magazine Street, , LA 70115 (504) 324-7770 Visit Website

Beachbum Berry's Latitude 29

321 North Peters Street, , LA 70130 (504) 609-3811 Visit Website

Barrel Proof

1201 Magazine Street, , LA 70130 Visit Website

The Pool Club New Orleans

550 Baronne Street, , LA 70113 Visit Website

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