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Holiday Drinks in Downtown Raleigh 

Fill yourself with holiday cheer by sipping on cocktails, coffees, ciders, and beers.

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This is not a comprehensive list of downtown establishments with holiday drinks. Check back for updates/additions as the month goes on.

10th & Terrace | 616 S. Salisbury St. 

Terrace Peanut Butter Hot Chocolate with Skrewball Peanut Butter Whiskey

Take your hot chocolate to the next level by sipping on this spiked, creamy cocktail while overlooking Downtown Raleigh’s skyline.


Clouds Brewing | 126 N West St. 

Donner & Blitzen Spiced Belgian Strong Ale

No matter the time of the year, you can’t pass up on a crisp, locally-made, craft beer.


Raleigh Beer Garden | 614 Glenwood Ave

Gingerbread Man Shot

Jingle all the way down to Raleigh Beer Garden for their holiday drink menu featuring festive shots. 


Raleigh Raw Juice Bar and Cafe | 7 W Hargett St.

Spiced Apple Cider

The apple cider is juiced to order and perfectly spiced to give you a much-needed pick-me-up on those cold winter days. 


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Sir Walter Coffee | 145 E Davie St.

Peppermint Mocha Latte  

Peppermint + mocha + coffee = Christmas in a cup. 


State of Beer Bottle + Sandwich Shop | 401 Hillsborough St.

Assorted Seasonal Beers and Wine 

Don’t show up to holiday parties empty-handed, pick up some seasonal beer & wine to drink (bonus points if it’s locally-made). 


The Anchor Bar | 207 Fayetteville St.

Nutella Coquito

This Puerto Rican Christmas drink has Nutella, coconut, and rum. Need we say more?  


The Haymaker | 555 Fayetteville St.

Miracle Holiday Drinks 

Stop by The Haymaker to get into the spirit with their floor-to-ceiling Christmas decorations and Miracle menu with over 10 finely-crafted cocktails. 


Videri Chocolate Factory | 327 W Davie St. 

Peppermint Milkshake

This candy cane milkshake looks and tastes like it came straight from the North Pole.


Wye Hill Kitchen & Brewing | 201 S. Boylan Ave. 

Mulled Wine 

Enjoy a variety of toasty holiday drinks like Mulled Wine on their covered, heated patio with a great view of Downtown Raleigh.