Join Us for a South-Wide Happy Hour

Join Southern Living editors at some of our favorite Southern bars for the second-annual South-Wide Happy Hour on Friday, February 7. Connect with us using #SouthernHappyHour.


  • The Hound (Auburn),
    All signature cocktails half off from 2 to 6 p.m.
  • Avondale Brewing Company (Birmingham),  
    Pachyderm Pale Wheat, $2.50 from 5 to 7 p.m.
  • Carrigan’s Public House (Birmingham),
    The Best of Both Worlds stirred cocktail with scotch and gin, $6; daily punch, $5; shots of Fernet, $4 all night
  • Garage Cafe (Birmingham),
    From-scratch Bloody Marys with eight different spices, $6 from 5 to 7 p.m.
  • Good People Brewing Company (Birmingham),
    10% of proceeds from all beer sales from 5 to 7 p.m. will be donated to Two by Two Animal Rescue
  • The Collins Bar (Birmingham),
    Honeysuckle Rose cocktail with Cathead vodka, Aperol, ginger liqueur, and egg white, $6 all night
  • Fisher’s at Orange Beach Marina (Orange Beach), 
    Upstairs bar: Barrel-aged White Dog Manhattan cocktail with charcuterie board, $15; Dockside bar: Seaspray cocktail and six Point Aux Pin oysters on the half-shell, $10 from 5 to 7 p.m.


  • The Hive (Bentonville),
    Arkansawyer cocktail with gin and lavender and ginger, $7 all night
  • Capital Bar & Grill (Little Rock),
    Southern Comfortable cocktail with spiced-pear vodka, Yellow Chartreuse, and house-made pecan soda, $6 from 5 to 7 p.m.


  • The National (Athens),
    Cold Weather Mojito with Prichard’s Tennessee rum, Steen’s cane syrup, mint, and ginger beer, $6 from 5 to 7 p.m.
  • The World Famous (Athens),
    Robert Van Winkle cocktail with Prairie hand-crafted gin, Madagascar-vanilla simple syrup, and Prosecco, $6 all night
  • H. Harper Station (Atlanta),
    $6 Bufala Negra and old fashioned cocktails from 5 to 7 p.m.
  • The St. Regis Bar (Atlanta),
    The Piedmont and Bee Sting Manhattan cocktails, $14 all night
  • Paper Plane (Decatur),
    Southern Living & Dying cocktail with bourbon, absinthe, and sparkling wine, $8 all night


  • 2nd Street Speakeasy (Gainesville),
    The Spaghetti Western cocktail with High West Double Rye, Fernet Branca, sherry, local honey, and bitters, $7 from 5 to 7 p.m.
  • Dos Gatos (Jacksonville),
    Winter in Jalisco cocktail with reposado tequila and house-made spice syrup, $8; all local Intuition Ale Works and Bold City Brewery beers, $3 from 5 to 7 p.m.
  • Flora-Bama (Pensacola),
    $1 off all cocktails (including the famous Bushwacker); $2 draft beers; $2 wines all night
  • Ice Plant (St. Augustine),
    Classic cocktails, $6 from 5 to 7 p.m.


  • Bourbons Bistro (Louisville),
    2-for-1 Maple Bacon Old Fashioned, $10 from 5 to 7 p.m.
  • Garage Bar (Louisville),
    Blackbird cocktail, $6 from 5 to 7 p.m.
  • MilkWood (Louisville),
    The MilkWood, Southern Expansion, and Navy Tattoo cocktails, $6 all night
  • Proof on Main (Louisville),
    Bulleit Vardier cocktail with Bulleit bourbon, Fonseca port, Aperol, and bitters, $8 from 5 to 7 p.m.
  • The Silver Dollar (Louisville),
    Hello Trouble cocktail with Buffalo Trace, St. Elizabeth Allspice dram, green Chartreuse, Angostura bitters, and house-made vanilla syrup, $5 from 5 to 7 p.m.



  • Shoo-Fly Diner (Baltimore),
    $4 and $6 specials on beers, wine, highballs, punches and bar snacks, from 4 to 6 p.m.


North Carolina 

  • Ben’s Tune Up (Asheville),
    $5 off the Love Boat For 2 cocktail and $2 off Caribbean Comrade and Hot Date cocktails from 5 to 7 p.m.
  • The Crunkleton (Chapel Hill),
    Roycroft cocktail with with rye whiskey, Benedictine, Chartreuse liqueur, and Cherry Heering, $7 from 5 to 7 p.m.
  • Mateo Tapas (Durham),
    Gin & Winter Tonic cocktail, $12 from 5 to 7 p.m.
  • Poole’s Downtown Diner (Raleigh),
    Sir Isaac Newton cocktail with house-made apple-cinammon syrup, lemon, Angostura bitters, and apple brandy, $9 all night

South Carolina 

  • Básico at Mixson Bath & Racquet Club (Charleston),
    2-for-1 Spicy Grapefruit Margarita and Cocojito cocktails all day
  • Bay Street Biergarten (Charleston),
  • $5 Southern Living Mint Julep cocktail from 5 to 7 p.m.
  • The Cocktail Club (Charleston) 
  • A Night in Reno specialty cocktail and bacon fat-spiced popcorn, $10 all night
  • The Gin Joint (Charleston),
    A cocktail and snack for $10 plus tip all night
  • The Griffon (Charleston),
    Beer and shot combo, $5 all night
  • Warehouse (Charleston),
  • Specialty cocktails, $6 and free deviled egg with each drink from 5 to 7 p.m.
  • The Velo Fellow (Greenville),
    $5 shot and beer; $2.50 bottled beers; $.50 off all drafts from 5 to 7 p.m.


  • Mason Bar (Nashville),
    Mason Ol' Fashioned with Bulleit, dried figs, vanilla, and brown sugar for $11, and free bar snacks 5 to 7 p.m.
  • (Music City Tippler (Nashville),
    2-for-1 Mule Variation cocktails from 5 to 9 p.m.
  • Pinewood Social (Nashville),
    Stroke of Glance cocktail with rum, lemon, orange, blackberry, cinammon and soda water, $12 all night



  • Bar TNT (Alexandria),
    The Cocktail Left on the Nightstand with smoked & charred Jack Daniels, flat Coke, and H20, $4 from 5 to 7 p.m.
  • PX Restaurant (Alexandria),
    The Grop cocktail with Captain Morgan Spiced Rum, Lemon Verbena Tea, Powdered Sugar & Lemon Juice, $5 from 5 to 7 p.m.
  • The Whiskey Jar (Charlottesville),
    The Shallow South cocktail with Virginia-made A. Smith Bowman bourbon, Laird’s Apple Brandy, and peach and cherry bitters, $9; $1 off all local draft beers from 5 to 7 p.m.
  • Heritage (Richmond),
    Dixie Mai Tai with Elijah Craig bourbon, Virginia-peanut orgeat, curacao, and citrus, $6 all weekend
  • The Roosevelt (Richmond),
    Classic Southern cocktails, $6 all night

Washington, D.C.

  • 2 birds 1 stone,
    The Darkside cocktail with gin, Barolo Chinato fortified wine, and Peychaud’s Bitters, $14 all night.
  • Mockingbird Hill,
    The Carson cocktail with sherry and sweet tea, $7 from 5 to 7 p.m.
  • The Arsenal at Bluejacket,
    Half off Cashmere brew all night
  • The Passenger,
    The Scarlet Ibis cocktail with Rittenhouse Rye, Averna, dry vermouth, bitters, and an orange twist, $10 from 5 to 7 p.m.
  • The Rye Bar at Capella Hotel,
    Basil Julep cocktail with Filibuster Dual Cask Rye Whiskey, and muddled basil, $16 all night

West Virginia