The #TBOX2021 Theme – BACK TO THE 90s!!!

TBOX 2021 - #TBOX2021 - TBOX2021 - Chicago Twelve Bars of Xmas - 90s Themed - 1990s Bar Crawl in Wrigleyville, Chicago Christmas Bar Crawl

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 […]

Wrigleyville Mardi Gras Extravaganza – February 22, 2020!

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, […]

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 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, […]

TBOX 2018 Theme Announced – TOY BOX!!

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 TV Appearance! Chris Festa on Fox-32 News to Talk #TBOX2017

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.

TBOX 2017 Surpasses 240% of World Record Largest Pub Crawl!!!!!

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.  […]