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Celebrate the Season at Our Holiday Pop-up Bar

Happy's is back for another year of merriment + mirth


DECEMBER 2018 – Back for a second year of merriment and mirth, the annual over-the-top holiday bar Happy’s takes over The Tank this holiday season once again. Open every Thursday, Friday and Saturday evening from 5 p.m. – 12 a.m., and Sundays from 2-7 p.m. through 12/30, Happy’s is an outpouring of all things holiday: strong drinks, warm vibes, seasonal tunes, and twinkling lights galore. 

The bar, designed and operated by Land and Sea Dept., features a menu of festive cocktails by Land and Sea Dept. beverage director Paul McGee, as well as beer and wine available for purchase. 

The Chicago Athletic Association hotel and Land and Sea Dept. have collaborated on programming to help guests enjoy Happy’s to the fullest extent of the season, including karaoke, workshops, live music, and more. Check out the full lineup below, and stay tuned for further announcements to keep the holiday spirit – whatever your holiday of choice may be – burning all season long: 

Thursday 11/29: Custom Chainstich Embroidery with Vichcraft 
Friday 11/30: Bingo 
Saturday 12/1: Karaoke 
Thursday 12/6: SAUCED Night Market Before Xmas
Friday 12/7: Bingo
Saturday 12/8: Happy’s Hanukkah Celebration
Sunday 12/9: Family Fun
Thursday 12/13: Custom Oil Blends with dōTERRA & Button Making with Busy Beaver
Friday 12/14: Bingo
Saturday 12/15: Karaoke
Sunday 12/16: Family Fun
Thursday 12/20: Custom Chainstich Embroidery with Vichcraft
Friday 12/21: Gift Auction with Moonrise Collective
Saturday 12/22: Charlie Brown Christmas Live 
Sunday 12/23: Family Fun
Thursday 12/27 – Sunday 12/30: Happy’s Last Weekend

Want to break with office holiday party tradition, and jazz things up a bit this year? Happy’s is available for holiday parties, too – visit chicagoathletichotel.com/holiday-parties to learn more, and start impressing your office today.   

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