Santa Pub Crawl Benefits Salvation Army Saturday

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Last year the Santa Pub Crawl brought more than 1,500 toys and more than $4,500 to benefit The Salvation Army.  This year it will be held Saturday at various locations. 

This event is an opportunity for Chattanooga-area adults to mingle and celebrate the holidays while simultaneously contributing to a great cause, said officials.  The event benefits the Salvation Army Angel Tree.  All participants should bring a toy (toys only, brand new, unwrapped) to donate to a child for Christmas and dress festively.

Sponsors include Sweetwater Brewing, Hutton & Smith, Pints & Pedals, I-HEART Radio: KISSFM 103.7, wUSy 101 and ROCK105. 

Here is the schedule for 2017: 

3-6 p.m. Registration and Kick-off
Clydes & Feed

5-7 p.m.
Honest Pint & Jack's Burger Bar 

6-8 p.m. 
Chattanooga Billiard Club 

7-9 p.m. 
Jefferson's 

9-11 p.m. 
Hair of the Dog and Sing It or Wing It

Late Night
Southside Social
Regan's Place (to be confirmed) 

Busses will run from the Southside to Downtown from 6-8 p.m.  There will be raffles and drink and food specials at all locations during their scheduled times. 

Same as years past, there will be Salvation Army Angel Tree receptacles at each stop on the crawl, so bring toys to give to children in need.  

For more information visit the Facebook page or the Salvation Army website

 



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