The weather outside may be frightful, but these bar igloos offer something delightful: a cozy, themed outdoor escape to enjoy cocktails and snacks while avoiding winter winds.
AC Upper Deck
Get a birds eye view of The Banks from the igloos at the AC Upper Deck. Each can seat eight people and includes a heater. There is a food and drink minimum. $32 reservation fee. 135 Joe Nuxhall Way, The Banks, acupperdeck.com.
Head to Bridgeview Box Park at Newport on the Levee for some cozy igloo action. Each is decked in holiday decor, with food and drinks available from Rotolo. Igloos seat up to eight people and reservations are required 48 hours in advance. $40 per hour with a two-hour minimum. Newport on the Levee, 1 Levee Way, Newport, newportonthelevee.com.
IGLOOBAR at Braxton Brewing Co.
Keep cozy in one of 10 heated rooftop igloos, featuring a ski-resort theme. Order food, like a butter board or beer cheese; cocktails; and Braxton brews. Seats up to eight people for 2.5-hour time slots and includes a Bluetooth speaker. $35 to reserve. 27 W. Seventh St., Covington, braxtonigloo.com.
Enjoy frozen cocktails, ice cream, tater tots and flatbreads in a private igloo for up to eight people. Reservable for two or three hours. There is a food and drink minimum. $35 to reserve. 115 Park Place, Covington, frosthauscov.com.
Narrow Path Brewing Domes
Head to Loveland to book one of these adorable garden domes. Reserve for up to two hours and 45 minutes to enjoy some beers from Narrow Path. Seats up to 8 people. $25 reservation fee. 106 Karl Brown Way, Loveland, narrowpathbrewing.com.
The View at Shires’ Garden
The rooftop deck at Shires’ Garden has brought back its igloos and special garden greenhouses for the winter. Reservations are required in advance for parties of two, four and up to eight people to snag a spot for up to two hours. Each dome has a heater and individual speakers, plus a food and drink minimum. $50 deposit. 309 Vine St., 10th Floor, Downtown, theviewatshiresgarden.com.
The rooftop at Vista at Lytle Park will be decked out with heated “snow globes” aka igloos, full of themed winter decor, fir trees, ornaments and woodsy ephemera like cute critters and pinecones. Get hot chocolate, food and cocktails delivered. 311 Pike St., Downtown, vistaatlytlepark.com.
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