Pop-Up Bars & Restaurants In Chicago

Pop-ups, so hot right now!


The pop-up bar frenzy has definitely hit Chicago. Temporary bars and restaurants themed around anything from classic movies to famous chefs to holidays are popping up (literally) all over town. 


It's tough to keep up with all of them, so we're keeping a running tally here. Did we miss one? Email cm (at) do312 (dot) com and let us know!





Aloha Beaches: 90s Spring Break Pop-Up Bar

Where? Sable Kitchen & Bar (505 N. State St.)

When? March 31st to April 30th

What? Spend this Spring Break season in freezing temperatures? As if! Relive the nostalgic debauchery of MTV’s “Spring Break” with specials and other fly 90s pop culture moments through a completely decked out beach bar. Sip on 15 original Spring Break-inspired cocktails, jell-o shots and beer cocktails made with Beam Suntory and festively served in yard cups and other glassware adorned with 90s-style accessories.

How much? Free





Fyre Fest Pop-Up

Where? Replay Lincoln Park (2833 N. Sheffield Ave.)

When? May 3rd to May 19th

What? Get ready for an “immersive music festival experience!” Replay Lincoln Park has announced it will transform into the alleged former private island of Pablo Escobar in the Bahamas and host the hottest, “luxury” pop-up of the season: Fyre Festival. Guests are invited to enjoy Fyre Festival with live palm trees and rental cabanas in the perfect island paradise while sampling “gourmet cheese sandwiches” and sipping on specialty frozen cocktails from an extensive, exclusive menu featuring Ja’s Bahama Mama, A Goombay Smash, Andy’s Bahamian Blow Job Shot and more.

How much? Free