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Pivot: Holiday Pop-Up Experiences

Dec 12, 2023

Positioning themselves at the heart of their communities, Pivot Hotels, offer expertly curated experiences designed for the adventure-minded traveler or savvy local. The 2023 holiday season is no exception with properties stepping up to provide guests and neighbors holiday offerings designed to create core memories and even more laughs.

From themed guestrooms – is that you, Buddy?, to family friendly donut and gingerbread decorating contests, to locally-curated shopping experiences and charitable toy-drives, the holiday cheer is strong this season. We invite you to discover some our favorite Holiday Pop-Up experiences and share your visits on social at #PivotHotels.

Atlanta, GA

The Bellyard Hotel

Tinsel Town Terrace
Open daily through December 26, 2023*

Located in the heart of Atlanta’s bustling West Midtown, The Bellyard Hotel is known for unique design, creative programming, and a robust bar-scene.

This holiday season, their flagship restaurant, Drawbar, transforms into The Tinsel Town Terrace. When you learn everything from Stranger Things to The Hunger Games: Catching Fire and The Walking Dead were filmed in Atlanta, it’s no surprise to find Drawbar channeling the Hollywood vibes. Guests will enjoy décor featuring beloved holiday movies alongside themed cocktails and snacks.

Kansas City, MO

The Fontaine

The Igloo Bar at Nine Zero One
Open daily through February 18, 2024*

Step into an enchanting winter wonderland atop Kansas City’s favorite rooftop bar, Nine Zero One at The Fontaine Hotel.

The bar’s custom Igloo Bar and Glamping Experience set the stage for the ultimate winter date night or festive girl’s night complete with themed décor, expertly crafted seasonal cocktails and bites, and Instagram-worthy backdrops.

Chicago, IL

Hotel Zachary

The Terrace Globes at Alma
Open Sunday – Thursday through early 2024*

With Wrigley Field as your backdrop, it’s hard to make a splash, but the impeccably designed Hotel Zachary, guarantees a W no matter the season.

Embracing Chicago’s snowy backdrop, the Terrace at Alma transforms into a winter hideaway with a selection of seasonally-themed globes, including Cozy Cabin, Vintage Christmas, and Apres Ski. Complete with music and board games, unique food and cocktail menus and kid-friendly menus for families, they’ll have you hoping Punxsutawney Phil sees his shadow, guaranteeing six more weeks of winter.

Rochester, MI

Royal Park Hotel

Holiday Pop-Up Bar
Open Thursday – Sunday through December 31, 2023*

With a backdrop of over million lights during Rochester, Michigan’s The Big, Bright Light Show, the charming Royal Park Hotel transforms into the city’s holiday destination with themed guestrooms, Royal Tea, and Christmas and New Year’s eve celebrations.

But at the heart of it all is the Holiday Pop-Up Bar! Here guests enjoy playful décor, such as upside-down Christmas trees, thousands of ornaments, yards of garland, alongside seasonal cocktails, and music.

  • miniature christmas tree crafted from ornaments, adding festive charm to the ambiance at royal park.
  • festive christmas room adorned with elegant decorations, sparkling lights, and holiday ornaments at royal park
Omaha, NE

The Kimpton Cottonwood Hotel

Holiday Hut Pop-Up Bar
Open Thursday – Sunday through December 31, 2023*

Heralded as Omaha’s living room, The Cottonwood retains its historic charm alongside trendy design and curated events.

Come December, it’s time to Tis’ the Season with a Toast when the city’s favorite Holiday Pop-Up Bar returns with over-the-top décor, Instagram-worthy photo ops, and a perfectly curated seasonal cocktail menu.

table adorned with festive christmas decorations, including candles, ornaments, and a beautiful center piece
Charleston, SC

The Mills House

Rebecca Illustrated Holiday Shop
Open Tuesday – Sunday through January 2, 2023

Before there was the Barbie movie, there was the grand, historic, stylish – and very pink – Mills House in the heart of downtown Charleston.

Here even the holidays are pink as the hotel hosts the Rebecca Illustrated Holiday Shop featuring Charleston-made gifts from hand-painted watercolor art, prints, cards, ornaments, and festive goodies galore. Shopping for others? Guests can also enjoy gift wrapping with custom Mills House illustrated wrapping paper.

*All dates are subject to change, holiday hours and closures apply.

  • santa claus seated next to a lavishly decorated christmas tree in the elegant surroundings of pivot hotels.
  • children talking with santa claus beside a beautifully decorated christmas tree.
  • family enjoying a game of charades in a festively decorated living room at pivot hotels during the christmas holidays.
  • children gathered around a cozy fireplace, adorned with christmas stockings and holiday decorations.