Emporium Popups are a series of rotating bar/music/shop experiences. Accessible from both the street and through Emporium Logan Square, 2367 N Milwaukee Ave in Chicago.

Emporium Popups:

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


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.