Drinking Holidays

St. Patrick's Day Goings-On: From Refined to Rowdy

Whether you prefer shotgunning green beers or savoring 25-year whiskey, we'll tell you where to toast the Emerald Isle.

03/11/2015 By Caroline Ferguson

‘Tis the Season

And Now for Some Unexpected Holiday Cocktails

Because you already know where to go for nogs and toddies

12/11/2014 By Jeremy Buben

A Midsummer Night's Drink

Where to Eat and Drink This Solstice Weekend

At least three pigs will give their lives this weekend in the name of solstitial revelry. Worth it.

06/18/2014 By Caroline Ferguson

Holiday Boozing

5 Bars Open on Christmas Day, Part 3

Merry drinking to all, and to all a good night.

12/17/2013 By Sara Hendrickson

Holiday Boozing

5 Bars Open on Christmas Day, Part 2

Fa la la la la, la la la drink.

12/12/2013 By Sara Hendrickson

Holiday Boozing

5 Bars Open on Christmas Day, Part 1

All we want for Christmas is a nice stiff drink.

12/10/2013 By Sara Hendrickson

Holiday Boozing

10 Bars Open on Thanksgiving

Just in case you didn’t get enough to drink at dinner.

11/25/2013 By Sara Hendrickson

Holiday Buzz

Holiday Stock-Up Popup at Glass Distillery

Because what could better complement holiday shopping than vodka tasting?

11/14/2013 By Molly Warinsky

Tis the Season

The Sauced New Year's Drinking Guide 2012

It's not tough to find a bar that's open on New Year's Eve. But here are some spots with no cover charge, plus the establishments that will be waiting for you when you wake up the next day.

12/26/2012 By Anna Chatilo anna-chatilo

Holiday Boozing

The Sauced Guide to New Year's Eve Parties 2013

If you're looking for an option somewhere between fancy dinners and bars that are simply open.

12/21/2012 By Anna Chatilo anna-chatilo

Oeno Files

These Sparkling Wines Are Made in Washington

A few of these are widely available for your New Year's Eve consumption.

12/19/2012 By Allecia Vermillion

Tis the Season

The Sauced Christmas Drinking Guide 2012

Need to retreat for a drink or three over Christmas? These bars are open Christmas Eve, Christmas Day—or both.

12/18/2012 By Anna Chatilo anna-chatilo

Critic's Notebook

Here They Are: The Best Seattle-Area Restaurants and Bars for Holiday Merrymaking

As chosen by you, the readers of 'Seattle Met.' And what fine taste you have!

12/10/2012 By Kathryn Robinson

Advent Imbibing

It's Back: Rob Roy's Advent Calendar of Cocktails

The bar's alcohol-fueled advent countdown beats the pants off your typical chocolate-filled model.

12/03/2012 By Allecia Vermillion

Imbibing Agenda

Holidays on Vines: St. Nick's Winter in Woodinville

'Tis the season for tree lightings, special pours, and holiday swag from Woodinville wineries.

11/26/2012 By Julie H. Case

Holiday Boozing

Holiday Drinking Guide 2011

Which watering holes are open Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve, and New Year’s Day? We got on the horn to find out.

12/16/2011 By Stephanie Rubesh

Holiday Boozing

The Hot Toddy at Bathtub Gin

Best in the city?

12/08/2011 By Christopher Werner

Holiday Boozing

Met Maps: Bars Open on Thanksgiving

Thirteen watering holes where the drinks will flow.

11/23/2011 By Christopher Werner


This Thursday, Mexico celebrates 200 years of independence.

The least you could do is have a drink.