Events

Higgins’ Tavern Annual Chili Cookoff

January 31st, 2016 - 1PM
Bring in your best pot of chili, or stop by to sample and judge. All who bring chili will receive something of value in appreciation. The winner receives a trophy.

Super Bowl Sunday

February 7th, 2016
Our Super Bowl Party, Cost $60. Limited to 50 people. Open bar from 4:30 until 30 minutes after the conclusion of the game. Also includes the usual buffet during the game with raffles and prizes.

Mardi Gras Party

February 9th, 2016
Join us on Fat Tuesday, We will feature complimentary Creole Breakfast Bread Pudding, Jambalaya and Cajun Stew and beads for all.

Annual St Baldrick's Head Shaving Day

March 6th, 2016
Starting at 1pm. Jim Higgins and a number of others will be getting their heads shaved, attempting to raise money for donations to the St. Baldrick’s Foundation for children’s cancer research. More details to follow.

St. Patrick's Day Parade and St. Patrick's Day

March 12th & 17th, 2016
We will have corned beef sandwiches for $3.00 in honor of the man who drove the snakes out of Ireland. If only he could come back today and drive them out of City Hall, Springfield and Washington, D,C.. We need him now more than ever.

Cubs Opening Night at Wrigley

April 11th, 2016
As Bart Scott would say, “CAN’T WAIT!”

Kentucky Derby Party

May 7th, 2016
We will have mint juleps and other goodies.

Cubs @ Milwaukee Brewers Bus Trip & Tailgate Parties

July 23rd, 2016
We are doing this as a joint venture with Will’s Northwoods Inn. Cost $150. Includes roundtrip transportation on a luxury motor coach with refreshments on board, game ticket in the Club Level ($62 face value), tailgate parties before and after the game and more. We will leave at 1pm for a 6:10pm first pitch and return probably sometime between 11pm and midnight. We have 2 buses and 100 tickets. Reservations take with payment.

Higgins' Tavern

Higgins' Tavern is described by the owner Jim Higgins, as "a cozy neighborhood bar with a sports motif and great bar food." There are no pretensions or attitudes here - just a friendly crowd, enjoying some cold beer, bantering about sports, and tasting some of the best bar food in Chicago. The bar area is spacious and populated with friendly people, and you won't believe the terrific old beer cooler until you see it in person.

So come join us, and be prepared to enter a throwback to a time when the neighborhood tavern was truly a local gathering place.

Bottled Beer List

Anchor Steam
Bass
Beck’s
Beck’s Dark
Blue Moon
Bud
Bud Light
Coors Light* P
Corona
Corona Light
Dos Equis
Guinness**
Hacker Pschorr**
Harp
Heineken
Heineken Light
Lagunitas IPA
Lucky Buddha
Miller Genuine Draft
Miller Genuine Draft 64
Miller High Life
Miller Lite* P
Labatt Blue
Labatt Blue Light
Molsen Golden
O’Douls
Old Style
Pacifico
Redbridge***
Rolling Rock
Sierra Nevada
Smithwick’s
Smirnoff Ice
Stella
Summer Shandy
Woodchuck Cider

*On tap and bottle         **Tap only         ***Gluten Free         P Pitchers only $11

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