Celebrate Groundhog Day with a Pub Crawl! Check in and start your crawl at any of the locations and win fun swag along the way. A portion of the proceeds will go to support the Louisiana Association for the Blind. Get swag from the Downtown Development Authority (a cool color-changing cup) if you are one of the lucky chosen few!
Stops on the Crawl and their drink/food specials:
PARISH TACEAUX– 708 Texas St. Stop here for a special Apple Cider Margarita, and $3 local beers! Hungry? Save room for their Mardi Gras Quesadilla, a smorgasbord of delights featuring Boudain, drunken black beans made with Great Raft’s Reasonably Corrupt beer, fried green tomatoes, pickled onions, diced jalapeños, cheddar, Monterey Jack, green onions, creole Mustard
RHINO COFFEE– 624 Texas St. Get 50% off a Spiked Wooly Rhino; made with Vanilla Ice Cream, Coffee, Whiskey and just one or two strands of Rhino hair.
CRYSTAL STAIRS– 601 Texas St., features the return of the famous Backwoods Pecan Pie, a hit on the first pub crawl! It combines pecan-soaked moonshine with coconut Malibu Rum and a splash of Dr. Pepper. Hungry? Chow down on a regular or small Stuffed Shrimp meal of giant gulf shrimp wrapped in crabmeat dressing and rolled like a Cuban cigar and all the sides.
THE MISSING LINK– 504 Texas St. Stop in for a King Cake Martini and dig into crab-boil pork sausage topped with red beans & rice!
ABBY SINGER’S BISTRO (at the Robinson Film Center)- 617 Texas St.-Sweet Vermouth on the Rocks with a Twist (Phil’s drink!) $5, The Groundhog (prickly pear lemon drop) $5, Great Raft Beer $3
Nashville Hot Chicken Sliders and chips $5, PLUS a screening of the movie Groundhog Day at 10 p.m.!
NOBLE SAVAGE TAVERN– 417 Texas St. Get your PB &J ‘comfort’ drink here- A pint of Pabst Blue Ribbon and a shot of Jameson for $6, plus $2 off all Noble Savage “Munchies” [Includes Little Savages (Meat Pies), Nachos, & Potters Rounds (Bagel Chips with Hummus, Boursin, & Spinach)
EXTRAS: Stop by Gina Marie’s Antiques, Oddities and Curiosities (next to The Missing Link at 505 Texas Street) and pick up a $5 raffle ticket for a terrifying Chucky doll that will be given away that night. Gina Marie’s will be open from 5 pm- 7 pm.
After the crawl, return to Robinson Film Center for the Bill Murray movie Groundhog Day, perfectly timed to be showing on Groundhog Day. (I know, don’t ask us how they did that.) The movie starts at 10 p.m.