Buddy Bar Crawl Set For May 26th on Farmington Road

Buddy Bar Crawl

Celebrate America and join central Illinois patriots for a day of friendship, fellowship, and beverages on Farmington Road! The Buddy Bar Crawl is BACK May 26th with stops at Crusens, Duck’s, The Trolley, and Country Club BBQ.

There will be lots of good times, cold drinks, awesome people, delicious food, and prizes to win! Who doesn’t love that? Prizes include an autographed Brian Urlacher Chicago Bears helmet and VIP Tailgate N Tallboys passes!

Order your shirt and join the fun to help support Best Buddies mission of inclusion in Central Illinois!!! Click here for the Buddy Bar Crawl Facebook Group with details on the day AND how to order your shirt.

If you are good with technology, send $30 on Venmo to @buddybarcrawl with the following:

1) first and last name(s)

2) shirt size(s)

3) how many wristband(s)

4) the number of years you’ve attended buddy bar crawl (if this is your first year put ”rookie”)

You can also donate an additional $5 per person for the wristband with pizza buffet access after 6pm at Crusens on Farmington Road. Early shirt and wristband pickup are available May 25th from 6-10pm at Duck’s on Farmington Road.

You can also get your shirts and wristbands from 9-11am at Crusens on Farmington Road on May 26th. The Buddy Bar Crawl officially starts at 11am at Crusens, The Trolley at 1pm, Country Club BBQ from 3-5pm, then back to Crusens for the pizza party and music by Kyle Yap!

This year’s Buddy Bar Crawl is made possible by these amazing businesses: Batteries Plus, The Designed Solutions, The Wiseman Home Team, Supreme Auto Sounds, CB Authentics, and Xtreme Dzignz.

At the Buddy Bar Crawl, there will be a new Champion of the Year candidate selected to follow in other’s footsteps! Money raised from this event will support them for the 2024 Best Buddies Champion of the Year which will be October 18th at Warehouse on State.

Join us for a drink, a fun day, and a great cause!


Best Buddies® is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to establishing a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment, leadership development and inclusive living for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Founded in 1989 by Anthony K. Shriver, Best Buddies is a vibrant organization that has grown from one original chapter to nearly 3,000 elementary school, middle school, high school, and college Friendship and Promoter chapters worldwide. Today, Best Buddies’ nine formal programs — Middle Schools, High Schools, Colleges, Citizens, e-Buddies®, Jobs, Ambassadors, Promoters and Inclusive Living— engage participants in each of the 50 states and in 56 countries and territories, positively impacting the lives of over 1.3 million people with and without disabilities around the world. In many cases, as a result of their involvement with Best Buddies, people with intellectual and developmental disabilities secure rewarding jobs, live independently, become inspirational leaders and build lifelong friendships. For more information, please visit www.bestbuddies.org or connect with us via Facebook, Instagram and more.