TBOX 2020 Tickets will be just FIVE DOLLARS! Save the Date 12/12/20

#TBOX2020 will be Festa’s 25th Annual Original TWELVE BARS OF XMAS BAR CRAWL in Wrigleyville, Chicago, on December 12, 2020. Tickets will go on sale for just $5! Given the current COVID-19 Situation, we will be waiting until we get the Green Light and All-Clear to hold the event and start selling tickets. To help […]

After TBOX2019 – Photos, Contests, Prizes, Survey, Next Events!

Thank you everyone who attended TBOX2019!! We hope you had a blast! View Photos & TAKE OUR SURVEY & View 2020 Event Dates If you did NOT get TBOX Gloves, Bag, or Koozie, we have some left! Go to the LAKEVIEW EAST CHAMBER OF COMMERCE OFFICE during biz hours at 3138 North Broadway thru Jan […]

What’s With the Cereal Shots at the TBOX Bar Crawl?

The #1 Question we get is… What’s With the Cereal!?!? And CEREAL SHOTS!! The Short Version:  We Started bringing sugary cereal to TBOX as a joke / energy snack… and it evolved into Edible Confetti! And doing a “CEREAL SHOT”  became a TBOX tradition… The Long Story, as Told by TBOX Founder Mister Festa… Back […]

TBOX 2019 Theme is Announced – Do You Like MEMES?!?!

We’re thrilled to announce the theme and present the poster for #TBOX2019, Festa’s 24th Annual Original Twelve Bars of Xmas, The World’s Largest and Longest Running Pub Crawl. The 2019 Theme is… MEMES!!!  TBOX will be “Meme-Box” Read more below the graphic…   TBOX Founder and President Christopher Festa is a big fan of Memes, […]

The Story of TBOX Featured in Chicago Tribune AND RedEye Newspaper Cover

Read this great article from The Chicago Tribune, and their entertainment newspaper, The RedEye, on the History of the TBOX Pub Crawl in Wrigleyville, Chicago. The Tribune interviewed TBOX Founder Christopher Festa, and published this great story of how the Original Twelve Bars of Xmas Bar Crawl started with a handful of people in 1996, […]

TBOX 2018 Featured on WCIU TV at Elf’d Up Christmas Pop-Up Bar!

TBOX was again featured on THE JAM on WCIU, one of Chicago’s Most Popular Feature TV Programs, for a SUPER EARLY MORNING Pre-Party the Week Before TBOX2018!  Check Out Founder Christopher Festa and the Gang at the STRETCH BAR 3485 N Clark – Where they had the ELF’D UP POPUP CHRISTMAS BAR!  It was just […]

New Pop Up Christmas Bars Will Make TBOX 2018 Festive AF!

… and by “AF” we mean “AS FESTIVE AS FESTIVE CAN BE!!!” At TBOX2018, the 23rd Annual 12 Bars of Xmas, you’ll have a new treat — many of the bars will be even more decked out to the nines in holiday adornment, and 3 of the bars on the route are totally transforming into […]

TBOX 2018 Ticket Includes Awesome CHICAGO FLAG BAG!

We’ve got a big surprise this year for #TBOX2018 Participants – with your ticket, you get our super-cool CHICAGO FLAG DRAWSTRING GYM BAG with the design of the Chicago Flag, the Stars, the Stripes, and “TBOX – Chicago’s Party People” — courtesy of our Sponsors – Bud Light, Goose Island, Fireball, Maker’s Mark, Effen Vodka, […]