As Thanksgiving is now in the rear view mirror, it’s officially time to break out the twinkly lights, set up Christmas trees, and bust out the ugliest red-and-green sweater around. Many of Chicago’s bars are doing the same, as more spots than ever are decking the halls with over-the-top holiday decor, special drinks in Santa mugs, festive flicks, donation opportunities, and much more. Here are 20 jolly pop-up Christmas and holiday bars across Chicagoland this holiday season.
As of August 20, the city has mandated that everyone wear facial coverings while indoors. For updated information on coronavirus cases, please visit the city of Chicago’s COVID-19 dashboard. Health experts consider dining out to be a high-risk activity for the unvaccinated; the latest data about the delta variant indicates that it may pose a low-to-moderate risk for the vaccinated, especially in areas with substantial transmission. The latest CDC guidance is here; find a COVID-19 vaccination site here.Read More