Feb. 25, 2011
-- If there's one thing that Festa Parties is great at, it's giving Chicagoans something to celebrate. Mardi Gras, traditionally celebrated in and heralded as a New Orleans gaiety, now has a home in Chicago thanks to BeadQuest! On Saturday, February 19, 2011, Festa Parties hosted its 3rd Annual Mardi Gras themed Pub Crawl through Chicago's Wrigleyville neighborhood. The familiar "Cubby Blue" was replaced with purple, green, and gold beads, feather boas, wigs, sequins - participants came out in full force and didn't let a Windy City winter keep them from baring some skin. Over 1,200 people participated in this year's event, which started at 2pm at Murphy's Bleachers. Crawlers traveled to 12 different bars, collecting and competing for numbered beads throughout the day. Although BeadQuest is on a smaller scale compared to TBOX, it still had all the manic energy and unrivaled fun that has become characteristic of Festa's events. Attendees returned to Murphy's Bleachers around 10pm for a private DJ/Karaoke party and raffle drawing. Prizes included complimentary tickets to TBOX 2011, gift certificates to Chicago's hottest bars, tailgate swag from lead sponsor Miller Lite, and Opening Day Cubs Rooftop tickets. Festa Parties took the winter doldrums, slapped some Mardi Gras beads on them, flashed them cool bottles of Miller Lite, and turned an otherwise uneventful weekend into something to celebrate!
Be sure to check out all of the other Festa fun in 2011. "Cover Your Bases III"- Festa's 3rd Annual baseball themed 'crawl- is on Saturday, April 30, 2011. Run around Wrigleyville gathering stickers from every bar, each one representing a different position on the baseball field. And Festa's flagship event, "Twelve Bars of Xmas - TBOX" is on Saturday, December 10, 2011. For more information, please visit www.festaparties.com.
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Our goal at Festa Parties is to provide our customers with unique and highly engaging entertainment services. Through joyful and relentless creativity and industriousness, we seek to produce great events like TBOX, BeadQuest, and Cover Your Bases and make sure that the greatest amount of willing participants have the greatest time that they can! We believe that pleasing the heck out of customers and convincing them to voluntarily bestow their hard-earned cash to us is the surest road to health, wealth, and happiness!