Pending City of Chicago approval, Festa’s 25th Annual Twelve Bars of Xmas will take place on December 11, 2021, in Wrigleyville, Chicago. We are thrilled to unveil the 2021 TBOX Theme – BACK TO THE 90s!!! The 21st Century has been a bumpy ride. And 2020… forget it! So #TBOX is going back to the […]
Continuing the 10-Year Tradition of BEADQUEST – Chicago’s Largest and Longest-Running Mardi Gras Party, Festa Parties (dba TBOX) is partnering with the Lakeview East Chamber of Commerce to Produce the 2020 WRIGLEYVILLE MARDI GRAS EXTRAVAGANZA!!! All details and tickets available here! Enjoy Bud Light, Bud Light Seltzer, Cruzan Rum Hurricanes, Mardi Gras Swag, Decor, Music, […]
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, […]
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, […]
Come to the Fabulous TBOX OPENING CEREMONIES 9AM December 8 at Cubby Bear – Featuring Brett Robinson of Big Brother 20!
The TBOX Opening Ceremonies are one of the most exciting parts of the WHOLE DAY and let you get your Party On at 9AM – ONE HOUR EARLIER!!! The World-Famous CUBBY BEAR has hosted us graciously since 2007, and onstage this year, we will have… NO HANDS CEREAL EATING CONTEST for Big Prizes – We’ll […]
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, […]
TBOX 2018 Sponsors AND Drink Specials: Bud Light, Effen Vodka, Fireball, Cruzan Rum, Goose Island, Maker’s Mark
This year at #TBOX2018, the 23rd Annual 12 Bars of Xmas Pub Crawl in Wrigleyville, Chicago — We are pleased to announce an awesome variety of drink specials thanks to our great drink sponsors! TBOX Bar Crawls has proudly partnered with Bud Light and Goose Island since 2014. In addition to these great beers, we […]
TBOX Bar Crawls, pioneers and innovators of the Worldwide Pub Crawl genre, have announced the 2018 theme for their flagship event, the Original Twelve Bars of Xmas Pub Crawl. The 23rd Annual Edition of this beloved Chicago Event will take place on Saturday, December 8, 2018 in 40+ Bars and Restaurants of Wrigleyville, Chicago, 10AM-8PM, […]
TBOX Founder Christopher Festa appeared on the Chicago Fox GOOD DAY CHICAGO Television Show to Talk about TBOX 2017 – the 22nd Annual Twelve Bars of Xmas Wrigleyville Pub Crawl. Click Here to See the Clip! Christopher Festa on Fox TV Morning Show in Chicago, 2017.
TBOX2017 had over 12,000 Participants crawling through Wrigleyville, Chicago, on Saturday, December 9 — However, we are sad to report we did NOT officially break the current record of 4,885 (which was just 40% of Our #TBOX!!!!) because we did not officially scan in enough people going to 10 or more bars during the crawl. […]