4 Holiday Pop-ups Making NYC a Winter Wonderland This Season


Greg Walsch dressed as Santa, with visitors at Greg's Trees

'Tis the season for the enchanting melody of jingling bells, the warmth of holiday cheer, and the magical allure of Christmas-themed pop-ups. In the heart of New York City, a winter wonderland will come to life with four extraordinary holiday bars and experiences this festive season. Join us as we journey through the enchanting world of these holiday hotspots and explore the joyous and spirited atmosphere.

Winter Wonderland at Somewhere Nowhere


Experience a Winter Wonderland at Somewhere Nowhere, which boasts igloo dining this winter season! Eight heated teardrop-shaped igloos overlooking the Empire State Building provide guests with a cozy refuge amidst the winter chill. Each igloo also comes with an integrated Alexa music system, allowing you to control the playlist and set the perfect ambiance for up to five guests. Delight in delectable winter cocktails like a Choctail made with Woodinville Bourbon, Trader Vic's Chocolate Liqueur, Rumple Minze, Hot Chocolate, Butter and Marshmallows and mouth watering bites curated by Executive Chef, Sandy Hall like Wagyu Beef sliders and Mushroom Crostini. These igloo experiences are available for booking Thursday through Saturday, with seating times available from 5pm - 9:30pm, now through winter's end in March 2024. The experience begins at $85 per person, and each Igloo reservation for two or more includes a bottle of champagne to elevate your winter celebration. More information can be found by visiting https://somewherenowherenyc.com/reservations/ and reservations can also be secured via OpenTable.

Jingle Bell Book & Candle in the West Village


Jingle Bell Book & Candle (141 W 10th St) is open now through December 30th featuring festive holiday signature cocktails including the Canela Navidad made with cinnamon-infused Cazadores tequila, lemon and grapefruit, the Coal for Christmas with mint & charcoal-infused Grey Goose vodka, lemon, coconut, and charcoal, the Scrooged with rosemary infused Angel’s Envy Bourbon, Bacardi black barrel rum, Christmas spice and angostura. More information can be found by visiting, https://www.bbandcnyc.com/  

Haven Ski Chalet at The Sanctuary Hotel


Haven Rooftop above The Sanctuary Hotel (132 W. 47th Street) in the heart of Times Square is getting ready for diners to celebrate this Christmas season at Haven Ski Chalet. Visitors will be surrounded by holiday decor including cranberry bundles and holly arching its way above each table, with shimmering Christmas lights overhead, evergreen garland, and flannel pillows and blankets. And guests who are really feeling the holiday spirit can order shot skis with lunch, brunch or dinner. For more information visit, www.havenrooftop.com and reservations are available via OpenTable.

Celebrate the Magic of the Holidays at Greg’s Trees 

Greg's Trees owner Greg Walsh has been selling Christmas trees to New Yorkers for over 35 years. Greg’s elves transform parks and city sidewalks into vibrant winter wonderlands with a myriad of decorations and hand-painted holiday character cutouts perfect for instagrammable moments, wreath-making stations, and a giant sleigh that will make you feel as if you’re in the North Pole. Greg also has been known to step in for Santa when he can to take photos with anyone who asks. Greg's Trees will be able to be found at six locations in NYC including Domino Park in Williamsburg, Pollyn in Williamsburg, McCarren Park in Greenpoint, The Springs in Greenpoint, Greenwood Park Beer Garden in South Slope and Murray Park in Long Island City from November 21st through Christmas Day. 

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