It’s a Miracle! Popular Holiday Pop-Up Bar Goes Global

miracle holiday pop up bar cocktails

Launched in 2014 at Mace in New York City, the Christmas-themed pop-up bar, Miracle, has been delighting patrons with its mix of holiday whimsy and delicious cocktails. This year, Miracle is back and bigger than ever: expanding to over 50 locations globally.

The cocktail menu, which will be available at all Miracle locations, features drinks such as the Snowball Old Fashioned pictured below (gingerbread bourbon, wormwood bitters, and lemon zest); How The Gimlet Stole Christmas (gin, sage, and pine and caraway cordial); the Run Run Rudolph (blanco tequila, coffee liqueur, iced hot chocolate, and Mexican spices); and our personal favorite, the Yippie Ki Yay Mother F****r! (Barbados rum, cachaça, Trinidad overproof rum, purple yamand coconut orgeat, and pineapple). The cocktails were created by Miracle manager Joann Spiegel and Nico de Soto, bartender at Mace and Da Nico.

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Every cocktail will be served in custom Cocktail Kingdom Miracle glassware (including mugs, coupes, highballs, and rocks glasses). In select locations, patrons will have the opportunity to buy the glassware, with 10 percent of all sales donated to Action Against Hunger. (Sounds like a solid stocking stuffer to us.)

Not only will guests find liquid cheer by the sleigh-full, but each of the locations will be outfitted with enough nostalgic Christmas decorations (and Christmas tunes) to make Ralphie Parker jealous. The team behind Miracle didn’t stop there, though. For some of the 50-plus locations (Chicago, New Orleans, and New York City), patrons will be treated to Sippin’ Santa, the company’s tiki-themed Christmas bar.

miracle pop-up snowball old fashioned

Launched the day after Thanksgiving, you’ll have until Christmas Eve to have yourself a merry little Christmas at one of these pop-ups. If you want to know if you can experience a potable miracle, too, check out the full list below.

  • Asheville, NC – Miracle on Wall Street (at MG Road)
  • Athens, Greece – Hosted at The Trap
  • Atlanta, GA – Miracle on Monroe (by Big Citizen)
  • Atlanta, GA – Miracle Two (by Big Citizen)
  • Austin, TX – Miracle on 5th Street at The Eleanor (by The Roosevelt Room)
  • Baltimore, MD – Miracle on Magothy Beach (at Mutiny Pirate Bar & Island Grille)
  • Boston / Cambridge, MA – Miracle at Kimpton Marlowe (Lobby Bar)
  • Charleston, SC – Miracle on East Bay Street (at The Gin Joint)
  • Chicago, IL – Miracle on Dearborn Street (at Brando’s Speakeasy)
  • Chicago, IL – Sippin’ Santa (at Lost Lake)*
  • Cincinnati, OH – Miracle at The Overlook Lodge
  • Cleveland, OH – Miracle at The Spotted Owl
  • Delray Beach, FL – Miracle on Delray Beach (at Death or Glory)
  • Denver, CO – Miracle on Little Raven (at Wayward)
  • Detroit, MI – Miracle at The Skip
  • Fort Worth – Miracle in Cowtown (at Proper)
  • Hong Kong – Hosted at The Lily & Bloom
  • Los Angeles, CA – Miracle on Sante Fe (at Westbound)
  • Louisville, KY – Hosted at Rye
  • Madison, WI – Miracle on King Street (at Lucille)
  • Malden, MA – Miracle at Mystic Station
  • Milwaukee, WI – Miracle at The Outsider
  • Minneapolis, MN – Miracle at Lawless
  • Montreal, Canada – Hosted at Nexus Bar
  • Montreal, Canada – (Deluxe version)
  • New Orleans, LA – Sippin’ Santa (at Latitude 29)*
  • New York, NY – Sippin’ Santa (at Boilermaker)*
  • New York, NY – Miracle on 9th Street (at Mace)
  • New York, NY – Miracle on the Harbor (at Pier A Harbor House)
  • Orlando, FL – Miracle on Orange (at The Courtesy Bar)
  • Panama City, Panama – Miracle on aMano
  • Paris, France – Hosted at Glass
  • Philadelphia, PA – Miracle at In The Valley (ITV)
  • Pittsburgh, PA – Miracle on Market (at The Original Oyster House)
  • Quebec, Canada
  • Raleigh, NC – Miracle at The Haymaker
  • Rio, Brazil
  • Sacramento, CA – Miracle on 21st Street (at The Red Rabbit Kitchen and Bar)
  • San Diego – Hosted at Polite Provisions
  • San Francisco – Miracle PCH
  • Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Seattle, WA – Miracle on 2nd (at Rob Roy)
  • Sherbooke, Canada
  • Springfield, MO – Miracle on Walnut (at Missouri Spirits)
  • South Bend, IN – Miracle at The General (by Render Kitchen & Bar)
  • St. Louis, MO – Miracle STL
  • Tucson, AZ – Hosted at Elvira’s
  • Washington, D.C. – Hosted at Mockingbird Hill
  • Waterbury, CT – Miracle at Highland Brass Co.
  • Winston-Salem – Hosted at Bar Pina
  • Worcester, MA – Miracle at The Citizen

*Indicates a Sippin’ Santa location