Don’t-Miss Drinking Events in Salt Lake City This December

‘Tis the season to drink and be merry! Sure, it may be starting to get cold, but that’s no reason to stay inside this month. There’s too much to do and too many drinks to sip in Salt Lake City for that!

No matter how you feel about this time of year, there’s a boozy event for you this December in the best downtown area in the beehive state.

The Spooky Scrooge: Goth Prom @ Area 51

Not a fan of the holidays? Heed Blink-182 and have Halloween on Christmas instead! Pop into Area 51 as your punk self to protest this holiday cheer—or dive into your darker side and come as a ghoul!

Whether you are a grinch at heart or just feel like a scrooge this season for some reason, Goth Prom is guaranteed to be a night you’ll wish never ends.

Goth Prom — December 3rd

The Day Dreamer: Beach Drinks @ Caputo’s Market & Deli

Dreaming of getting away to a tropical island this December? No need to spend your savings on a plane ticket when you can transport your senses to tiki paradise at Caputo’s instead! 

Who says winter can’t feel like summer? While it would surely be cool to travel to a warmer country, you can travel through the world of tropical cocktails, sugar cane spirits, and tiki classics right here in Salt Lake City. 

Beach Drinks — December 7th 

The Do Gooder: The 5th Annual Toys For Tots Bar Crawl @ Twist Bar

Does giving get you into the Christmas spirit? Dress up as your favorite holiday figure, grab a donation for Toys For Tots, and head over to Twist for a Christmas bar crawl you’ll never forget!

This event is so generous, it will also give you something in return: two complimentary drinks or shots, cuisine specials, photography services, and a pretty amazing after-party—all while providing Christmas for children in need!

The 5th Annual Toys For Tots Bar Crawl — December 10th

The New Ager:  Mixology and Moon Magic: New Year Intentions @ Cocktail Collective

Is manifesting your jam? What better way to jumpstart your “new year, new you” than by honoring the moon and harnessing its magic for your highest good? 

Not only will you get to sip cocktails at this stellar celebration but concoct them yourself and mix in your intentions for the new year. Since they’ll be inspired by crystals and cosmic energies, you’ll be guaranteed to have a good time and show the universe your gratitude.

Mixology and Moon Magic: New Year Intentions — December 17th

The Music Lover: Merry Tunes All Month Long @ Lake Effect

The sound of sleigh bells might get some people giddy, but music is the only thing that truly makes others’ souls sing. If that’s the case for you, our music calendar is sure to make you very merry indeed!

Skip the off-tune caroling and come to Lake Effect for a constant stream of moving melodies all month long. While you’re at it, why not rent out one of our floors or lounges and make your own event for your friends and family?