‘Twas the Week Before Christmas

‘Twas the week before Christmas, when all through San Diego,

All the locals were stirring, the bar scene was en fuego.

PB Shore Club was prepping for their big onesie event,

Sure that those who love Red Bull Slushies, on Christmas, will be present.


Polite Provisions is packed with guests wall to wall,

This holiday pop up for sure decked the halls.

Here you can sip festive drinks with mint and bourbon,

Décor is just like Santa’s North Pole…but urban.

When out at UTC, Raised by Wolves is a must-try,

Their Vegan Egg Nog on Nitro tastes creamy like pie.

Once you step through the doors, so stylish and grand,

a future trip to this spot will surely be planned.


If you’d rather a beer, we’ve got just what you need,

Port Brewing’s Santa’s Little Helper is more likely your speed.

No matter if you have been naughty or nice,

Notes of cocoa, roasted coffee and hops will suffice.


Jamaican hot chocolate awaits at Miss B’s,

Nutmeg, cinnamon and allspice here are key.

Those twenty-one and up can sip on Coquitos,

A tropical coconut eggnog that’s been froze.

Now whisky! Now cocktails! Now champagne and beer,

For adults, Hilton’s Yule Lodge is sure to bring cheer!

Holiday by the Bay is a family affair,

So that children can play, without a worry or care.


Hipster Craft & Commerce has been overtaken,

By Dr. Seuss’s Whoville…don’t be mistaken.

Silent Night, Mole Night is a drink you should taste,

Toasted marshmallows and bourbon, it won’t go to waste.


And then, in a twinkling, you can walk through a door,

Into the Grinch’s lair, False Idol is no more.

As you check out the scene, and are turning around,

You’ll see Ten Grinches Plus Two, with matcha, being downed.

To skate by the sea, you should bundle yourself up,

And keep warm with an Island Breeze in your cup.

Malibu rum and tropical juice sure are swell,

It’s not Christmas in SD without visiting Hotel Del.


His eyes – how they twinkled! His suit a bright red!

Fashion Valley mall Santa is nothing to dread.

Stop by Stacked for a Burnt Sugar Old Fashioned,

Then choose gifts for your loved ones and flee from the action.


If you’re more of bruncher, you aren’t left out,

Breakfast Republic knows what mimosas are about.

For the season – Cranberry Mint is the flavor,

You’ll be tempted to chug, but its best to just savor.

East Village has is a distillery, so happy and bright,

The ladies at You and Yours, are bringing such delight.

Peppermint and gin…in the Cindy Lou Who,

With cranberry cordial will make you say, “Woohoo!”


Now speak not a word, but head straight to PB,

Bub’s Mule of the Month, you’ve really got to see.

Blue Redbull, bitters and a blue candy cane,

Ginger beer and Crown Royal, it also contains.


With so much to do, be sure not to miss out,

Christmas is right around the corner, no need to pout.

Just head to these spots, good for making spirits bright –

“Happy Christmas to all San Diegans, and to all a Good-Night!”

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