Spread Holiday Cheer(s) With These 5 Awesome Holiday Spots in Alpharetta

In Events & Entertainment, Food + Drink, Outdoor Adventures

The tree isn’t the only thing getting lit this holiday season! Restaurants and gathering spots across Alpharetta are decked to the nines with their best holiday décor, from bright lights to ornaments, nutcrackers, garland, and more. Across the city, you can find festive pop ups where the magic of the holidays truly comes to life. If you’re looking for ways to raise holiday spirits, let us play the part of Rudolph and guide you to 5 don’t-miss locations!

Grinch Pop-Up at Mercantile Social

Through December 31, 2022
The Who-lidays are alive at Mercantile Social’s Grinch Pop-Up! Featuring a fully decorated restaurant interior, creative themed cocktails and delicious food specials, this pop-up will leave you with anything other than resting Grinch face. Try the Grincherbread Martini, an espresso martini topped with whipped cream, peppermint flakes, and a gingerbread man so cute you won’t want to eat him! If your heart didn’t already grow 3 sizes before your visit, it certainly will after a few of these fantastic sips.

Mercantile Social, Downtown Alpharetta

Malvi Mallow at Avalon

Through January 16, 2023
Malvi Mallow is bringing delicious, sweet treats to the Avalon Boulevard including their famous hot chocolate. If you are looking for a holiday sip that is kid-friendly or your spirits are high enough without an adult beverage, this hot chocolate topped with a melty marshmallow is sure to jingle your bells!

Malvi Mallow, Avalon

Elf’d Up at Up on the Roof

Through December 31, 2022
Get Elf’d UP at Up on the Roof and immerse yourself in a wall-to-wall festive experience, including Instagram-worthy photo opportunities, Christmas themed drink specials and more holiday cheer than you’ll know what to do with. For a classic holiday drink with a twist, try the “Frozen Nakatomi Nog” made with Remy 1738, Cruzan rum, Pedro Ximenez sherry, whole milk, demerara sugar, egg, and nutmeg. If eggnog has never been your fancy, warm yourself to the core with the “Baby It’s Cold Outside!”, including warm winter spiced apple cider, Woodford reserve, amaretto Disaronno, vanilla, angostura, finished with a cinnamon and sugar rim. You’ll be holly, jolly all evening long!

Up on the Roof, Downtown Alpharetta

Christmas at The Cape Restaurant & Bar

Through December 31, 2022
If you love all things pink, then don’t miss a chance to visit The Cape Restaurant & Bar for a holiday drink! With pink trees covered in ornaments of confection perfection and colorful cocktails, your “merry meter” will go off the charts. Try the Clausmopolitan for a beautiful drink made from vodka, cranberry, lime, Combier, orange bitters, polished off with a peppermint rim or the Christmas Cowboy for bourbon mixed with rum, yuzu, ginger, lime, pepper and star anise. We just know you’ll be tickled pink after your visit!

The Cape Restaurant & Bar, Avalon

Santa’s Secret ‘Stache at Avalon

Through December 31, 2022
Get into the spirit of the season at an immersive holiday pop-up experience at Avalon, dreamt up from the creators of Atlanta’s popular Santa’s Fantastical. Over-the-top themed cocktails like the Jingle Juice, the Mele Kalikimaka, and the Rum Rum Rudolph will sleigh your holidays!

Santa’s Secret ‘Stache, Avalon

Still looking for more ways to crank up the holiday happiness? Check out our Holiday Happenings page to go whizzin’ like a merry-go-round around Alpharetta! Avoid running over Grandma with your reindeer after a day of full of fun when you stay the night at any of Alpharetta’s 30 modern hotels and share your adventures with us by tagging us @AwesomeAlpharetta and using our hashtag, #AwesomeAlpharetta!