Below is basic info for navigating the 12 Bars of Xmas on Saturday December 8! Have a blast.

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845AM – Opening Ceremonies at Cubby Bear featuring Brett Robinson of Big Brother 20! This bar opens 1 hour & 15 Minutes before the other bars – enjoy one of the most exciting parts of the day and get a ton of CEREAL and STICKERS and ROCK OUT!  NO HANDS CEREAL EATING CONTEST and Official Cereal Dump 🙂

10AM-Noon – Kickoff Parties – if you have chosen a kickoff bar, go to that bar with your Entry Card and you’ll get priority entrance if you arrive BY 1030AM.  You will either get free breakfast, 3 $3 Drink Cards at the Door, or Entry to Deuce’s Santa Baby Experience. If you are not at a Kickoff Bar, go to any of the other 15 bars you’d like!

10AM-6pm – Get A CEREAL SHOT and Take a Pic of Video – Cereal Kiddie Pools at Murphy’s, Outside Rizzo’s, Outside Sluggers, Outside Roadhouse 66

10AM-8PM – Hours of TBOX requiring Wristband Entrance for All Venues

8PM – Closing Ceremonies at Cubby Bear, Featuring the Band HELLO WEEKEND and the Grand Finale!  Band plays for several hours – TBOX PEOPLE ONLY UNTIL 10PM


Click Below to Download TBOX MAP to Your Phone!  This is also on Your Badge. Please note: VINES is Closed and DEUCES SANTA BABY may not be available for free entry after 1130AM as it is a very popular attraction, but there are 31 total bars!

Note – The Restaurants and Bars in the Hotel Zachary block and Wheelhouse Hotel are NOT participating in #TBOX2018. If you are in costume and in “full TBOX mode”, we request that you do not disturb their clientele, but patronize the participating 31 TBOX bars for your food & drink. Please Have a Blast, Party Responsibly, and Respect Our Wrigley Neighbors! Thank you!

TBOX Bar Crawl Event Map


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TBOX TIPS

  • Wear Comfortable Shoes that you won’t be afraid to ruin – it gets messy!
  • Please PACE YOURSELF and DRINK RESPONSIBLY and IN MODERATION if you choose to consume alcohol, so you can be SAFE and ENJOY THE WHOLE DAY
  • Visit the NFL NBC Sunday Night Football Experience and Fireball Experience by Rizzo’s!
  • Don’t Wait in Long Lines – We have 31 Bars and many have no lines most of the day – you can have fun in every bar!
  • Go to At Least 12 bars (duh!)
  • Go to the Opening and Closing Ceremonies – they give you the FULL TBOX EXPERIENCE
  • Wear a Crazy Costume

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  • EAT FOOD!!! (Besides Cereal)
  • Get a Cereal Shot at one of our CEREAL POOL STATIONS by Murphy’s, Rizzo’s, Outside Roadhouse 66, and Outside Sluggers on Clark Street
  • Collect AS MANY STICKERS AS YOU CAN
  • Take Public Transportation or Uber / Lyft – Do Not Drive!
  • Over 100 Couples have gotten married who met at TBOX — so be on the Lookout if you’re so inclined!! Also, many shorter-term relationships start at TBOX 😉
  • Be Careful Crossing the Street, and Please Respect The Neighborhood and try not to wander off onto any side streets. Use our Trash Cans and Our Porta-Potties as needed!
  • Please DO NOT STICK STICKERS on ANYTHING EXCEPT PEOPLE! We appreciate it! Stickers a are unique TBOX Tradition and we want to keep them off any public or private property!
  • Take Lots of Pictures and Enter Them in our photo contest – post them in the TBOX GROUP
  • Meet Mister Festa and Get your picture with him! 🙂
  • Sit in Santa Claus’s Lap at Closing Ceremonies
  • HAVE A GREAT TIME AND MAKE NEW FRIENDS – The Best Part of TBOX!!!

ADDRESSES OF EVERY BAR ON TBOX and LINKS TO THEIR FACEBOOK PAGES

EAST SIDE OF CLARK & Sheffield / South of Addison