TBOX 2021 1990s Costume Ideas – BACK TO THE 90s!

TBOX 2021 is going BACK TO THE 90s!!!

December 11, 2021 in Wrigleyville, Chicago will be our 25th Anniversary of TBOX – Festa’s ORIGINAL Twelve Bars of Xmas, the World’s Most Spectacular, Largest, Longest-Running Holiday Pub Crawl, founded 1996!  We’ve had a special theme each year since 2009 (in addition to the holidays) – and this year it’s BACK TO THE 90s!

Everyone dressed up some way – either Christmas / Holiday Themed, OR, the year’s theme, the 1990s.  If you’re looking for some ideas, you can search the web, but here’s a laundry list (especially for those not grown up by then!)


  • Grunge – Grunge Music was HUGE in the 90s… Flannel… Pearl Jam, Nirvana, Soundgarden, Alice in Chains, Stone Temple Pilots, the Seattle Sound swept the World
  • FRIENDS – The TV Show actually went to 2004, but is indelibly associated with the 90s.  Ross, Chandler, Joey, Rachel, Monica, Phoebe… Gunther.. Ugly Naked Guy (PLEASE NO!)… Central Perk
  • Seinfeld – If you’re into Seinfeld, here’s your chance to show it! It’s gold, Jerry! Gold!
  • Old Technology – Windows 95, CDs, VHS Tapes, Blockbuster Video, Big Ol’ Computer Monitors, Portable DiscMan Players, Non-Flat TVs, Y2K, Those Damn 100 Hours Free AOL Discs in the Mail, AOL Messenger, Yahoo!, Web 1.0 Pre-Social Media Websites….
  • 90s Movies – Pulp Fiction, Forrest Gump, Titanic, A Few Good Men, Jurassic Park, Saving Private Ryan, Goodfellas, Silence of the Lambs, American Beauty, Shawshank Redemption, There’s Something About Mary, Reservoir Dogs, Ace Ventura, Dumb & Dumber, Thelma & Louise, Fight Club, Office Space, A League of Their Own, Home Alone, Groundhog Day, Encino Man, Wayne’s World, Tommy Boy, Billy Madison, Austin Powers, Swingers, The Big Lebowski…
  • 90s Music – Green Day, TLC, Offspring, Smashing Pumpkins, MC Hammer, Biggie, Spin Doctors, Tupac, Oasis, Alanis Morisette, Hootie and The Blowfish, Spice Girls, Boy Bands, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Whitney, Counting Crows, Lenny Kravitz, Third Eye Blind, Bush, REM….
  • 90s TV – X-Files, Frasier, Martin, The Nanny, 90210, Melrose Place, Mad About You, Ally McBeal, Home Improvement, In Living Color, Wings, ER, Married with Children, Full House, Saved By the Bell, Fresh Prince…
  • More 90s Stuff – Princess Diana, Monica Lewinsky (!!!), The Chicago Bulls Dynasty, Deion Sanders, Sammy Sosa & Mark McGwire on Steroids, Crystal Pepsi, The Macarena, Tamagotchi…

Have Fun!!