The inaugural River North Craft Pub Crawl will take place Saturday, May 18 from 12 p.m. to 9 p.m.
The nine-hour crawl involves 10 bars within a three-block radius. The participating bars are American Junkie (15 W. Illinois), Bull & Bear (431 N. Wells), English (444 N. La Salle Dr.), Epic (112 W. Hubbard), John Barleycorn (149 W. Kinzie), Hubbard Inn (110 W. Hubbard), Mercer 113 (113 W. Hubbard), Moe’s Cantina (155 W. Kinzie), Public House (400 N. State St.) and Rockit Bar & Grill (22 W. Hubbard).
Tickets go on sale March 28 at CraftCrawls.com for $15, but will increase to $25. The ticket includes two craft beers and discounts on 1) two domestic craft beers for $4-5 each 2) $5 Gentleman Jack Whiskey mixed drinks and 3) $5-7 gourmet burgers at all the participating bars/restaurants. There is a minimum of two craft beers at each participating bar equaling 20 different craft beers available all together.
Organizers say the crawl will donate a “significant portion of the proceeds” to Imerman Angels.