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16 Pop-Up Bar Concepts

From Temporary Animal Cafes to Emoji Pop-Up Bars

— August 18, 2015 — Business
Pop-up bars combine two wonderful concepts -- experiential retail spaces and alcoholic experimentation. The pop-up concepts in this collection serve a wide range of purposes. In some cases, they're a chance for a brand to bring a new product or marketing campaign to its consumers in a truly memorable way. They can also serve to reconnect a brand with its audience by reminding them of what they love about a certain product.

Pimm's has used pop-up bars to reconnect with its target demographic -- its Heathrow Croquet pop-up and Wimbledon Tea Pot Bar are just two branded examples. Pop-up bars can also offer a niche bar experience that wouldn't lend itself to a permanent venue. For example, the Owl Bar Animal Cafe targets bird lovers with a beverage obsession.

Finally, pop-up bars offer an experiential drinking adventure that can only be created by the temporary nature of the pop-up. The traveling bar would have nowhere near the same excitement if it didn't appear in a different place each time. Pop-up bars may be temporary but the memories and impressions they create are long-lasting.
Bubble-Wrapped Bars
Bubble-Wrapped Bars
iCracked Creates an Ultra Safe Environment for Phones at the Bar
Emoji Drink-Ordering Apps
Emoji Drink-Ordering Apps
This Pop-Up Bar Offers Guests the Option to Order Via Emoji
Seasonal Pop-Up Bars
Seasonal Pop-Up Bars
Venturo's Weekend Summer Bar Serves Refreshing Custom Cocktails
Champagne Bar Pop-Ups
Champagne Bar Pop-Ups
Selfridges is Celebrating Champagne Week with a Pop-Up Champagne Tasting
Quirky Traveling Bars
Quirky Traveling Bars
Little Nan's Cocktail Den is an Ever-Changing Pop-Up Bar
Folksy Pop-Up Bars
Folksy Pop-Up Bars
The Mumford & Sons Pop-Up Bar Launches a New Album and an Exclusive Beer
Pop-Up Animal Cafes
Pop-Up Animal Cafes
Annie the Owl Bar is a Pop-Up Bar Featuring Some Nocturnal Winged Friends
Fruit Currency Bars
Fruit Currency Bars
The 'Orange Amnesty' Pop-Up Bar by Aperol Spritz Accepts Oranges as Payment
Pop-Up Bloody Mary Bars
Pop-Up Bloody Mary Bars
Vodka Brand Ketel One is Hosting a Summertime Pop-Up Bar in London
Emoji Drink-Ordering Bars
Emoji Drink-Ordering Bars
The Coconut Watering Hole Has People Order a Drink with Emojis
Savory Cocktail Pop-Up Bars
Savory Cocktail Pop-Up Bars
Crackers Brand Jacob's Hosted a Snacktail Bar in London's Soho
Opulent Champagne Eatery Pop-Ups
Opulent Champagne Eatery Pop-Ups
Krug Champagne Created an Upscale Fish & Chips Pop-Up for London
Airport Croquet Experiences
Airport Croquet Experiences
The Pimm's #CrazyCroquet Course is Located in Heathrow's Terminal 2
Vibrant Pop-Up Vodka Bars
Vibrant Pop-Up Vodka Bars
The Ciroc 'London Riviera' Pop-Up Will Be Open for Five Months
Mobile Champagne Bars
Mobile Champagne Bars
Veuve Clicquot's Pop-Up Bar Concept Offers Luxury On the Go
Branded Experiential Pop-Up Bars
Branded Experiential Pop-Up Bars
This Fun Pimm's Pop-up Teapot Bar Was at Wimbledon 2015