Tis the season to fill your cup with cheer, beer, wine and or your favorite cocktail. There’s no place like Syracuse to celebrate the holidays. Whether you’re coming into town to see friends and family or staying close to home the entire holiday season check out these fun bars to feel festive and merry all month long.


Coleman’s Irish Authentic Pub


A true staple on Tipperary Hill, Coleman’s spares no tinsel for this time of year. All December long their bar / restaurant will be lit up while friends get together and also get lit. Enjoy multiple trees, garland, and strung lights. It's a bar you need to check off your holiday bucket list this season. 




From the moment you step inside of Pastabilities you'll be in awe from their festive lights display. Whether you’re stopping in for a drink with your date or you’re celebrating a holiday dinner with your team, Pastabilities is truly a gem that decks the halls and the dining room. 




A go-to stop for any age group Riley’s has been decking their own halls for years with amazing decorations and beautiful lights. This bar is never empty and during the holidays they offer a seasonal dinner menu to pair with the good tidings.


The Krebs


Located in Skaneateles, The Krebs is the perfect place for a cocktail this holiday season. You are welcomed by subtle yet inviting decorations like a warm lit tree, well designed wreaths, and typically a well stoked fire. Order the eggnog and enjoy your evening drinks fireside. 


XO Taco 


From the minute you walk up to XO Taco you’ll be impressed with their fun take on holiday decorations and window art. This tequila bar and eatery is a great place to grab some friends and celebrate the holiday season with some Mexican flair. Their traditional and unique drinks will make this experience certainly worth the visit.


Kitty Hoynes


Known for their perfect pint of Guinness, Kitty Hoynes has been serving Syracuse since 1999. Come December however, they transform into a beautiful holiday escape with lights, trees, wreaths, and signs. Add Kitty's to your seasonal fun list to get the best Irish apps, delish Irish coffee, and an all around good time. 

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