Emerge from hibernation with an evening of delicious sweets and crunchy treats! On 4/20, Ravenswood businesses are teaming up for the first ever Munch March, an evening of bite-sized snacks and exploration. Enjoy a fantastic selection of appetizers, desserts, beverages, and candies as you stroll between shops and restaurants along Montrose Avenue. The munching and marching happens on Wednesday, April 20th from 5:30 to 8:30 pm. There will be a mix of sweets, alcohol, and meat/vegetarian savory bites.
This event is 21+ and will be held rain or shine. Proof of vaccination will be required for ticket holders and participating locations will be required to follow up to date CDC guidelines and City of Chicago public health guidance in order to reduce the spread of COVID. Please plan to have a mask on your person. In the event of a COVID surge, the Munch March may be postponed.
Participating Ravenswood Businesses
- Amy’s Candy Bar
- Anna’s Thai Kitchen
- Bayan Ko
- Chicago’s Pizza
- First Slice Pie Café
- Gnome Brew
- Hilary’s Cookies
- Lucila’s Alfajores
- The Ravenswood Tavern
- Spoken Café
- Urban Brew Labs
- Vin312 Winery
- The Wolcott Tap
The Munch March is a unique opportunity to sample a variety of our neighborhood’s flavors and menu items in one evening. It’s also a fun way to explore and support the vibrant mix restaurants, taverns, and shops along Montrose Avenue. First, you’ll visit check-in at First Slice Pie Café (1969 W Montrose) to get your wristband, punch card, and event map. Then, you’re off to sample some snacks and check out some cool local businesses!
Tickets are $22.00 each in advance and $25 day of (if available). Save with the Ravenswood Buddy Bundle and get 4 tickets at only $20 each. Tickets include 10 tasting-sized portions of desserts, appetizers, and beverages, a Ravenswood canvas tote bag, and some goodies from our partners.
Munch March After Party
Got the late night munchies? Stop by the Munch March afterparty at My Buddy’s. First, you’ll see some hilarious Chicago comedians perform in the Joke-e-okie Stand-Up Showcase. After that, it’s time for late night karaoke! (9pm, 4416 N Clark St, $6, 21+)
After Party Food & Drinks Specials
- $4.20 Sloppy Joes
- $4.20 Mini Cheese Quesadillas
- $4.20 Chips & Salsa
- $4.20 Well Cocktails
- $4.20 Select Shots
My Buddy’s is donating $1 from all Munch March After Party food and drink sales to Cannabis Equity Illinois Coalition. The Coalition is a grassroots nonprofit that advances equity in Illinois by elevating community voices and collaborating with partners to create change in the cannabis industry through their pillars of business, community, and legislative policy. Learn more about their work at cannabisequityil.org.