Where was Holidate filmed? The Mall and Filming Locations

Sloane and Jackson
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The new romantic comedy starring Emma Roberts and Luke Bracey is set in Chicago. According to a map on the film, the comic duo lives in the Logan Square neighborhood and the suburb of Evanston respectively. However, Holidate was entirely filmed in and around Atlanta.

Sloane and Jackson are both single and hate being alone on holidays; When they accidentally found each other, the two strangers decide to become their second half only for all the festive occasions in the next year.

Emma Roberts is known for her roles in American Horror Story and Unfabulous, and Luke Bracey was featured in Point Break and Hacksaw Ridge. The main cast is completed by Manish Dayal as Faarooq (who also plays a doctor on The Resident series), Andrew Bachelor as Neil, Kristin Chenoweth as Aunt Susan, and Jessica Capshaw as Abby. Here is our spoiler-free Holidate filming locations report:

Holidate Mall
The fictional Lakeview Mall is the background for several key scenes in the movie. The filmmakers took over a large section of the Gwinnett Place Mall in Duluth for filming. This is the same shopping center used in Stranger Things, the Starcourt Mall. Before the location scouts of the popular Netflix series found it, this wing of the complex was half abandoned, with many storefronts vacant.
(You can open all the locations on Google Maps clicking on the links below in the captions ↴)
Image courtesy of Netflix - Map


Holidate Club
Sloane and Jackson have a great night out filmed in the former Opera Atlanta dance club, now called Domaine. Located at 1150 Crescent Ave in Midtown Atlanta, this is the kind of gorgeous nightclub that you expect to see in a Hollywood movie. The venue ranked as one of the top nightclubs in the country. This domed historical building was once an actual opera house. Throughout decades, it has hosted high-profile Dj and musicians including Prince, Kanye West or David Guetta, just to name a few. Image courtesy of Netflix and Google Maps


Irish Pub Drehorte
During Saint Patrick's Day, the cheerful couple is celebrating in Rí Rá Irish Pub at 1080 Peachtree St, also located in Midtown Atlanta. After ten years, this beautiful bar and restaurant is now permanently closed. So why not to use the place to film your next movie? Image courtesy of Netflix and Google Maps


Holidate house
Sloane's place (at least the exterior) is Wilburn House, a condominium building on 11th Street near Piedmont Park in Midtown Atlanta. Image courtesy of Netflix - Map

On Location in Chicago
Holidate also features a few establishing shots of the city of Chicago, like this one pictured of the iconic Reid Murdoch Center alongside the LaSalle Street Bridge. Image courtesy of Netflix - Map

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