Emporium Popups is a series of rotating bar/music/shop experiences.

Emporium Popups Included:

Supercollider! (December 7-23, 2018):
Emporium Popups, Dark Matter Coffee, and Friends Present – Supercollider! A cluster of creativity, community and collaboration. Fueled from a decade of frienergy and incorporating a celebration of 10 years of Half Acre Beer Big Hugs, this transmission of Dark Matter is an evolution of our relationships in Chicago and around the world.

Goodbar (November 9 – December 2, 2018):
As the holiday season and the Chicago Winter approach, Emporium Popups and Emporium Chicago have decided to use the pop-up space at 2367 N. Milwaukee Ave in the Logan Square neighborhood of Chicago as a hub for charity benefitting those in need across our city and our country.

The Void (October 11 – November 3, 2018):
Emporium Popups and Solemn Oath announce The Void, a twenty-four day spectacle of beer, collaboration, friends, music, and good vibes born from the SOB family. Most nights will feature events with partners including Cards Against Humanity, Plant Shop Chicago, Aux Cord DJs/These Days, Inhuman Conditions, Holy Mountain Brewing, and Cigar City Brewing.

Yes We Cann: A Cannabis Popup (October 5-7, 2018):
MOCA – Modern Cannabis and Emporium Popups are partnering with local dispensaries and more for a weekend of cannabis education workshops, cannabis-inspired cocktails, and much more!

The Dog’s Day: A Pop-PUP Bar & Doggo Play Place (August 31 – Sept 30, 2018):
Emporium Popups is partnering with & benefiting local canine crusaders One Tail at a Time (“OTAT”), a No-kill dog rescue center in Bucktown dedicated to rescuing & finding homes for all breeds of dogs, comprehensive support to their adopters, and community outreach.

3 Floyds ‘Cimmerian Ark of Carcosa’ Pop-Up Bar (August 10 – 25, 2018):
An immersive & interactive experience showcasing the 3 Floyds Brewing brand & aesthetic. A mashed up interpretation of ancient Egyptian art/architecture, Conan The Barbarian, & the first Indiana Jones film, Raiders of the Lost Ark.

Warpigs Brewing ‘Four Phantoms’ Popup Bar (August 3 – 5, 2018):
Come celebrate the 1st anniversary of the legendary beer collaboration of 3 Floyds & Mikkeller.

Emporium Miniature Golfing Club (June 29 – July 28, 2018):
A 6-hole mini-golf course; inspired by previous Emporium Pop Ups projects!

Junipero Disco (June 1-23, 2018):
A queer popup brought to you by A Queer Pride, Deep Eddy Vodka and Emporium: JUNIPERO DISCO!

Soul Master Peace Popup (May 25-27, 2018):
Aliens bring art, music, & an immerse out-of-this-world experience to Logan Square!

Pipeworks Brewing: Recurring Pipedream (May 11-20, 2018):
The magical neon rainbow dream wonderland returns with some of the best beers in the galaxy & plenty of exciting events & guests!

Tequila Corralejo Taqueria Throwdown (May 1-5, 2018):
what better way to celebrate the Cinco de Mayo holiday than a tequila-fueled taco “truck” throwdown of proportions?!

SoSS: Society of Sordid Sorcery (April 2018):
our most magical popup yet & the re-release of the popular beer Polyjuice Potion by Central State Brewing!

The Dollhouse by GRLS (March 1-31):
 Celebrating National Women’s Month!

Love Shack by Campari (February 14-17):
 Lovey-dovey mush & gush popup bar.

The Light Times Bar (January 17-February 10):
 A popup bar dedicated to the light times.

No L’s Hip Hop Holiday Popup Bar (December 7-31):
 A popup dedicated to hip hop culture & the holidays, this popup bar features DJs, hip hop themed drinks, decor, & much more.”

Tommy’s Planet (November 29-December 2):
 A popup dedicated to the cult-favorite film “The Room” by Tommy Wiseau, in association with The Disaster Artist movie. “The Best Worst Popup Bar Ever!”

Friendsgiving (November 22, 24 & 25):
 A fundraiser & Thanksgiving party.

Uprise 20 Year Retrospective (November 15-November 19):
 Uprise Skateboards 20th anniversary party.

Haunted Emporium III: House of the Dead (October 13-November 4):
 A haunted popup bar in partnership with Revolution Brewing.

the upside down popup
The Upside Down (August 18-October 1):
 A Stranger Things popup bar.

Please note: Due to demand, The Upsidedown is only accessible via the front entrance at 2367 N. Milwaukee. The Emporium Logan Square entrance will NOT be open. We apologize for any inconvenience.

run the jewels bannerStay Gold: Run The Jewels (August 2-6): In collaboration with Run the Jewels, Pipeworks Brewing Co., & Interboro NYC, this popup merges music, beer & more. Merch will be available from RTJ, Pipeworks, and Trackstar.

Bottle Rocket (June 8 – July 29): Emporium’s homage to the great Chicago block party, this popup features games in the “yard,” a charcoal BBQ DJ booth, interior power lines (complete with shoes), and when you check out expect a parking ticket.

Pdubz Pipedream: May 18 – 27, 2017: Presented by Pipeworks Brewing Co. and Emporium, this popup featured Pipeworks beer on draft as well as beer cocktails and other cocktails. Game tournaments and other “contests” were held with other local breweries.

Bit Bash: May 11 – 13, 2017: Local indie game collective Bit Bash worked with Emporium to bring this indie game popup to life. It featured several locally-created games and game-inspired cocktails.

Branca Bar: Feb. 8 – May 7, 2017: A collaboration with Fernet Branca, this popup featured industry-inspired drinks, bocce ball, and rotating beer takeovers.

Surf: Summer 2016 – February 2017: An experimental “endless summer” project, Surf was a bar and restaurant featuring swinging seats, fresh-squeezed cocktails, and a fake beach.