We Scoured the Metro for KC’s Holiday Pop-Ups So You Don’t Have To

This time of year, we could all enjoy a drink served up in a Santa hat while we’re surrounded by the tidings of the holiday season. To save you the trouble of searching them out, we scoured the Kansas City metro and here’s what we found. It’s the ultimate guide to Kansas City’s holiday pop-up scene. 

Christkindlmarkt at The Campground

December 16-18
1531 Genessee St.

The Campground’s second annual pop-up is complete with festive drinks and food that complement a European-style open-air market where you’ll find locally made gifts to put under the tree.

Enchanted Tiki Bar at Powell Gardens

Open through December 30
1609 NW US Highway 50

During Powell Gardens’ Festival Lights, the gardens’ signature glass-domed conservatory will be transformed into a holiday-themed enchanted tiki bar complete with island cocktails, tropical plants, and music. Mele Kalikimaka!

Home Alone at Conductor Club

Open through January 1
30 W. Pershing Rd.

Pierpont’s Conductor Club is a year-round rotating themed cocktail bar. This holiday season the pop-up is inspired by the classic holiday film Home Alone with decorations, themed cocktails, and small plates influenced by the movie.

Lord of the Drinks by Vignettes

Open through December 31
2376 Armour Rd.

Have you longed to spend your holidays in Hobbiton? This holiday pop-up brings the fictional world of Lord of the Rings to life with craft cocktails, shots, appetizers, and live music every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday night.

Merry & Brite at PH Coffee

Open through December 24
2200 Lexington Ave.

This pop-up bar has a full menu of cocktails and mocktails made with local ingredients in the PH Coffee Social Gallery every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. Each evening will offer entertainment from a local performer.

Miracle Kansas City

Open through December 26
Miracle on the Plaza: 4807 Jefferson St.
Miracle at Town Center: 4311 W. 119th St.
Miracle at Power & Light: 1323 Walnut Dr.

Miracle has become a holiday pop-up staple in Kansas City over the last few years, and this year the pop-up has three locations spanning the metro. Order up holiday cocktails and shots like Jingle Balls Nog, SanTaRex, and more. Small plates are also available.

Nine Zero One Igloo Bar at The Fontaine

Open through February 12
901 W. 48th Pl.

You’ll feel like you’re enjoying drinks at the North Pole at this pop-up. Experience one of Kansas City’s most popular rooftop destinations. Nine Zero One igloos are back with immersive and festive decor, cocktails, food, and photo opportunities.

Rec Deck the Halls at Boulevard Brewing Company

Open through January 2
2534 Madison Ave.

Boulevard’s first annual pop-up serves up a menu of magical cocktails built around Boulevard beer, hard seltzers, and Fling Craft Cocktails. With keepsake glassware, nibbles, shuffleboard courts, and special events, Boulevard has lots in store for you.

Santa’s Bakeshop at Martin City Brewing Co.

Open through December 31
411 E 135th St.

This second annual holiday pop-up has treats for the whole family. From Santa’s Sweets to hot chocolate and ice cream, there’s something for everyone

Tinsel Town at Tom’s Town

Open Through December 31
1701 Main St.

See Tom’s Town transformed into a Christmas wonderland. This holiday pop-up serves elevated themed cocktails and small plates.

Silver Bell Supper Club at Canary

Open through December 30
3835 Main St.

Get a full holiday dining experience at Canary’s pop-up. Holiday decor complements a winter-themed cocktail menu and chef Mark Dandurand’s seasonal cuisine. The pop-up hosts live music every Sunday evening.

Sippin’ Santa at Julep

Open through December 31
4141 Pennsylvania Ave.

Tiki meets Christmas at Julep’s Sippin’ Santa. Enjoy inspired cocktails and bites and purchase unique glassware as a holiday souvenir to take home (or give as a holiday gift).

Snowbound at Chicken N Pickle

Open through January 8
1740 Burlington St.

You’ll feel like you just got off the slopes at this pop-up. Snowbound offers summit views, a gondola, a cozy atmosphere, and outdoor firepits along with a menu of cocktails and craft bites.

Snowglobe Christmas Bar by Dempsey’s Burger Pub

Open through January 2
623 Vermont St., Lawrence, Kan.

If you’re looking for a drive out of the city, head over to Snowglobe—Lawrence’s only holiday pop-up. Heads up: you might be blinded by the sheer number of lights strung throughout Snowglobe.

Winter Wonderland at The Dining Experience

December 18-19
1601 Broadway Blvd.

While Kauffman Center’s The Dining Experience hasn’t officially reopened, there will be a special engagement pop-up series. Winter Wonderland will be complete with small plates, specialty, cocktails, and of course, transformed into a Winter Wonderland.

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