On Tap: Places You Can Drink on Christmas Day

By Katlyn Moncada
In Food

Whether you don’t celebrate the holiday or need a place to escape the family parties and present-opening to grab a drink, here are some spots around town that have you covered.


SOHA Bar & Grill
Enjoy one of the 31 beers on tap or 37 from the bottle/can. It’s the bar only for the night at this neighborhood hangout starting at 8pm. 2605 Hampton Ave., Clifton Heights 314.802.7877

The Beerhouse at at River City Casino
Take a seat at the 20-foot communal table and grab one of the more than 100 types of microbrews from around the world or 30 beers on tap from 3pm-1am. 777 River City Casino Blvd., South City, 314.388.777

Halo Bar & Suite 100
The Pageant’s Halo Bar and Suite 100 open at 5pm for drinks. Stick around and rock out to the annual El Monstero concert at 8pm. 6161 Delmar Blvd., The Loop, 314.726.6161

Movie Theatres
Haven’t gotten to see Star Wars yet? Christmas Day is a great day to go to the movies, and local spots like MX Movies and the Moolah Theatre & Lounge have full bars.

Molly’s in Soulard
Head to Soulard and enjoy drinks from one of the seven full bars starting at 7pm. 816 Geyer Ave., Soulard, 314.241.6200

Blueberry Hill
This popular spot on The Loop is open for drinks and darts from 6pm-1:30am. 6504 Delmar Blvd., The Loop, 314.727.4444

Alpha Brewing Co.
Enjoy one of the microbrewery’s barrel-aged and sour brews on draught or bottle in the tasting room from 3-8pm. 1409 Washington Ave., Downtown, 314.621.2337


Dec. 26: Break out of the holiday rut Saturday for London Calling at HandleBar for some dance therapy at the Holliday Jailbreak Dance Party. Tunes provided by DJ Trash Talk and Clockwork with a photobooth and drink specials by London Vodka. 4127 Manchester Ave, The Grove, 314.652.2212

Dec. 26: Celebrate the passing of another holiday season at the 3rd Annual “A Christmas Hangover” party for live music, drinks and food. 736 S. Broadway, Downtown, 314.621.8811

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