8 Holiday Hotspots for Your Winter in New York

Freezing but make it festive! Winter pop ups are back in full swing for your viral reels and Tiktoks in New York.

Attend Merry Marseille at Bar Marseille (190 Beach 69th St) starting Friday, November 18th for a dose of holiday cheer! Enjoy the eclectic flavors of the French Riviera, inspired by North Africa, Italy, Greece, and Spain, while seated in the newly decorated indoor dining space bedazzled with all the wooden accents of a cozy log cabin including a faux fireplace. Dine on warm winter menu highlights including French Onion Soup with Gruyere and Crostini, Escargot with Prosecco, Garlic Herb Butter, and Toasted Baguette or Beef Bourguignon served with Mashed Potatoes.

Jingle Bell Book & Candle (141 W 10th St) will make its debut from November 25th through December 30th featuring festive holiday signature cocktails including the Canela Margarita made with cinnamon-infused tequila, lemon and grapefruit, the Coal for Christmas with mint, charcoal-infused Tito's vodka, lemon and coconut, and a new Gingerbread Espresso Martini.

Haven Rooftop above The Sanctuary Hotel (132 W. 47th Street) in Midtown is ready for diners to celebrate this Christmas season at their Haven Ski Chalet! Visitors will be surrounded by holiday decor with cranberry bundles and holly bedazzling each table, shimmering Christmas lights overhead, evergreen garlands, and flannel seating pillows. A Christmas Eve Prix Fixe Menu will be offered from 5pm - 9pm on December 24th for $79 per person and guests can ring in the new year from this Midtown rooftop steps away from the Times Square revelry.  

The largest outdoor beer garden in Manhattan's Lower East Side! Winter cocktails are back including Boozy Black & White Hot Chocolate, German Mulled Wine and Spiked Eggnog! The Winter Wonderland is complete with a selfie-ready ornament wall, and hung holiday decorations to match the seasonal cocktails.

It's winter rooftop season in New York and the Barbie-ed out après ski set up at the Moxy Time Square has neon pink log walls, faux pink taxidermy, and more ski themed items to change the official Christmas color from red to pink. Plus, there's hot pink Instagrammable and Tiktok friendly desserts and drinks to match! 

The Skinny
The holidays are upon us, and no matter if you have been naughty or nice, the Lower East Side staple The Skinny (174 Orchard Street) welcomes you to experience its annual anti-holiday pop-up Naughty or Nice this holiday season. The bar will be decked in floor-to-ceiling over-the-top gaudy Christmas decor and will boast interactive games and a calendar full of surprises.  Expect events to place you on the naughty list like seductive burlesque performances on Friday nights, mouthwatering holiday-inspired food and cocktails that will make you feel good about being bad, LIVE music and maybe if you are lucky you might get a glimpse of Naughty Santa. Stop by for all the anti-holiday debauchery kicking off December 1st through the end of January. 

Somewhere Nowhere is launching outdoor igloo seating for the winter season on November 18th! Visitors can sample a new a la carte menu featuring Wagyu Sliders and Warm Lobster Rolls from inside eight intimate igloos with 360-degree views of Manhattan’s majestic skyline as far as the eye can see and faux fireplaces. New Yorkers seeking seasonal cocktails and bites can enjoy the expansive bi-level lounge that sits at the top of the Renaissance New York Chelsea Hotel and 5,000 square feet of luxury day and nightlife all holiday season till May 2023. 

Ten Hope is bringing holiday vibes to Brooklyn with three heated igloos and one oversized yurt, which each fit up to eight guests beginning on December 1st. Each will be weatherproof and heated, providing a posh space for dining all winter long.  Experience delightful Mediterranean cuisine while wrapped up in a cozy bubble-like booth, keeping you toasty while you dine all winter long.

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