Starbucks Pops Up: Astor Place in NY, The Grove in LA, Pioneer Court in Chicago

Friends of Starbucks in Chicago, Los Angeles and New York can join in the celebration today by visiting Starbucks holiday pop-up experiences and share in tastes of the season like never before.

Click here to see downloadable versionsToday Starbucks celebrates the launch of the holiday season in stores nationwide with the arrival of Starbucks handcrafted holiday beverages in the iconic red cups. Starbucks invites customers to bring a friend to participating company-operated and licensed stores in the U.S. and Canada on Nov. 18-21 from 2-5 p.m. to receive a free beverage when purchasing a holiday beverage of equal or lesser value, which includes the Caramel Brulée Latte, Peppermint Mocha, Gingerbread Latte, Eggnog Latte, Peppermint White Hot Chocolate and Peppermint Hot Chocolate. Also debuting today are the new Starbucks VIA® Ready Brew Christmas Blend and Starbucks® Christmas Blend Espresso Roast, as well as the celebrity-designed (STARBUCKS)RED Ceramic To-Go Cup and Card by Jonathan Adler.

Starbucks will host holiday pop-up experiences open to the public in New York at Astor Place, in Los Angeles at The Grove and in Chicago at Pioneer Court on November 16 from 7a.m.-5p.m. (local time).

To celebrate the season today by visiting unique holiday pop-up experiences, where attendees can create and share a free personalized postcard – with a special “buy one, get one” offer for a Starbucks® handcrafted beverage – to send greetings to friends and family. For more information on ways to share the season, visit

(Starbucks)RED Jonathan Adler Ceramic To-Go Cup (Photo: Business Wire)Savor Each Moment with Starbucks Holiday Beverages

The return of the iconic red cups also brings the beloved Starbucks® holiday beverages, including:

  • Caramel Brulée Latte – A holiday show stopper, this combination of rich caramel, espresso and steamed milk is topped with a cloud of whipped cream and shimmery caramel pieces.
  • Peppermint Mocha – For true peppermint fans, this combination of espresso with bittersweet chocolate, peppermint flavored syrup and steamed milk is topped by whipped cream and chocolate curls.
  • Gingerbread Latte – With the flavor of freshly baked gingerbread, this beverage combines espresso, gingerbread flavored syrup and steamed milk, topped by whipped cream and ground nutmeg.
  • Eggnog Latte – This wildly popular interpretation of holiday eggnog layers rich espresso with subtle spices, the perfect choice for chilly mornings or cozy afternoons.