These 4 Winter Pop-Up Bars In Illinois Are Sure To Elevate Your Spirits This Season
It wasn’t too long ago that the main “pop-ups” of the holiday season were jack-in-the-boxes and pop-up books. Now, there’s a more adult way to get your pop-up on, and it’s taking over Illinois this season. At these four bars in Chicago and beyond, you’ll find the perfect place to raise a glass of Christmas cheer with your friends and loved ones, and party like you’re elves who just finished making their last present of the season.
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The next time someone asks you what’s poppin’ this Christmas, the answer won’t just be the chestnuts roasting over the open fire or the crackle of logs. You can report back from the premier pop-ups in the state, and pride yourself on a holiday done right.
What bars do you love that transform during the Christmas season? Leave us a comment with your favorite picks!
Benjamin Clancy is the Illinois and Indiana writer at Only In Your State, a doctoral candidate at UNC Chapel Hill in Communication, and an artistic type who has attended the Vermont Studio Center residency in poetry writing and makes something like music as "little other." They grew up in Austin, Texas and currently live in Chicago, IL with their partner, two dogs, and a cat. Get in touch by emailing email@example.com.
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