The holidays are here, the most wonderful time of the year! And what better way to celebrate Christmas and New Year than with a delicious drink? 

The holiday season brings great opportunities to enjoy festive drinks with friends and family. If you're looking for the perfect place to enjoy nightlife holiday cheer in Bradenton and Sarasota, you've come to the right place. We've compiled a list of the top bars for holiday drinks in Bradenton and Sarasota. 

So sit back, relax, and get ready to find your favorite holiday drink spot. Cheers!

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Pangea Alchemy Lab
5.0  5 Rating (1)
1564 Main St, Sarasota FL, 34236
Head to Pangea Lounge in downtown Sarasota this holiday season to experience their special Holidazed Cocktails menu. From Silver Bells to X-MAS HEAD served hot, you're sure to find the perfect handmade craft cocktail to suit your taste. Relax in their European-style lounge and enjoy the stunning festive atmosphere.
Mandeville Beer Garden
4.8  5 Rating (10)
428 N Lemon Ave, Sarasota FL, 34236
Mandeville Beer Garden is the only one of its kind in the Sarasota region – a family-friendly restaurant with a unique setting that both kids and dogs can appreciate.
To make their drink selection even more special, they have added a few new sours from Arkane Aleworks on their taps for the holiday season! Must visit!
Sage SRQ
4.4  5 Rating (1)
1216 First Street, Sarasota FL, 34236
To experience the best of Sarasota dining, begin with a drink on the swanky fourth-floor deck at Sage, one of the city's top restaurants and bars. Enjoy the breathtaking views of downtown and Sarasota Bay from this rooftop spot that will certainly make you sigh with delight.
Their culinary skills are reflected in the craft cocktails they make. Their seasonal cocktail menu is crafted to perfectly accompany their dining menu, and their Rendered Speechless cocktail is a must-try.
4.5  5 Rating (1)
6240 S Tamiami Trail, Sarasota FL, 34231
These Holidays treat yourself to outstanding American cuisine, modern wines, whiskeys, and handcrafted cocktails at Grillsmith in their fun pub settings.
For a limited time from December 5th to February 19th, 2023, GrillSmith is offering three unique Winter Wonderland Hand Crafted Cocktails, Northern Lights, Toasted Marshmallow Martini, and Apple Butter Old Fashioned. Highly recommended to celebrate the spirit of the holiday season!