Del Ray Candy Cane Bar Crawl

The Del Ray Business Association brings you this fun annual Candy Cane Bar Crawl- a charity fundraiser and all around good time.

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Visit Del Ray

We did it folks- best ever!

Del Ray, this year's Candy Cane Bar Crawl was epic. Lena's Wood-Fired Pizza & Tap owner Jason Yates: “We’ve been here 55 years and I’ve never seen bonding such as this with so many people.” #VisitDelRay #holidaysindelray #candycanecrawl

What’s the latest on the crawl... The Zebra Press - GOOD News in Alexandria, VA has it covered!!

Del Ray Candy Cane Bar Crawl at Pork Barrel BBQ Restaurant - Del Ray and more photos at Del Ray Holiday Market and Shopping in Visit Del Ray
December 14, 2019
(Photos by Lucelle O'Flaherty)

We at DRCCH -“Del Ray Candy Cane Headquarters” are blown away by all the magic that has been happening!

There are so many of you that have already pre-registered and others that have volunteered and those that have sponsored and donated their time and raffle items and the list goes on! Literally so much Candy Cane ❤️❤️❤️!

This fundraiser started out 4 years ago and has grown each year allowing us to help a non profit each year! This year it is for Community Lodgings in Alexandria.

From DRCC headquarters THANK YOU for doing “a little something extra!” Thank you for being part of the Candy Cane ❤️.

Are you one of the 377!? If not you only have a little bit if time left to pre-register!

What are you waiting for!? 🤷‍♀️Grab your bells! Grab your antlers! And Go!Go!Go! Register! Pick a spot to checkin - RT's Restaurant or @lenas! ❤️
And then only 3 more sleeps til party time 😎

Want to know a few more specials?!
Lena's Wood-Fired Pizza & Tap $5 Mile IPA & miller lite draft, $6 hot cider, $6 italian red sangria and OMG - YUM $3 arancini risotto!

Live Oak $3 fairwinds lager, $5 Tito's on Tap - Cranberry Spiced Mule & $3 smoked brisket sliders! All the smoky flavor- YES!

KAiZEN TAVERN$5 draft beers, $6 Slay Ride Cocktail & $3.50 fried fish taco or philly cheesesteak taco! "You had us at taco!"

The FULL list will be out by tomorrow - this is GOOD because then you can plan your route!! Remember there will be a trolley so getting up and down the avenue will be FUN & QUICK!

Don't you just love the sweet simplicity of the Candy Cane?!

ALL the holiday stuff in Visit Del Ray in Visit Alexandria VA

#candycanebarcrawl #visitdelray #visitalexva

Did you know that you can win STUFF at the Del Ray Candy Cane Bar Crawl!?!?!

YEP!! So many cool things... Gift Cards to local businesses, restaurants, massages! Seriously like ALL the things! HOW?!

Well I am so glad YOU asked! Bring those "dolla bills y'all!" And if you forget the green stuff... no worries we take plastic too!

The Crawl in Visit Del Rayis going to be EPIC this SAT!

"It takes a lot of Candy Canes to make an ELF happy"... I am pretty sure that is what we heard Buddy say!

Candy cane SHOUT 🗯🎤out time - we have a lot more sponsors to thank. ❤️ If you see them on the street or even just in Facebook land give them a high five because they seriously do ROCK!!!

Photobooth 📸 Capital Construction (an amazing owner that is always ready to give back to his community & his company does amazing work as well!)

SNAZZY cups 🍻- The Del Ray CPA

Signs aka navigation 👣 for YOU! - The Peele Group

Lanyards 🎟📿 these make you LEGIT Crawlers - Whiskey & Oyster

Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!!

HUGE shout outs to those that make Del Ray Candy Cane Bar Crawl a ginormous success!!!

Thank you to our Trolley sponsors St. Elmo's Coffee Pub, @Delraycitizens,
Lena's Wood-Fired Pizza & Tap, Jack Taylor's Alexandria Toyota, Dental Excellence Integrative Center, The Wellness District - Del Ray Psych & Wellness, Chrysalis Chiropractic of Alexandria, Acupuncture in Del Ray, LLC, Sarah Shupe Hung L.Ac.- Acupuncture Alexandria LLC, Vital Body and Mind, The Vital Body, Modern Mobile Medicine, Salon Bisoux, CrossFit MVA, Ease Yoga & Cafe, Parkhurst Associates Mental Health Services, Core Wellness & Physical Therapy, Mind the Mat Pilates & Yoga, The Neighborhood Pharmacy of Del Ray!! Ray Mahmood - a long time resident & property owner in Del Ray! Thank you!

We truly do have an amazing community in Visit Del Ray!!
#handshelpingcandycanes #barcrawl

Does this weather make you want to snuggle up in a fuzzy sweater and sip some hot chocolate!? Yep us too! That’s ok... then we can just daydream about all the fun we will have on Saturday Visit Del Ray❤️🌲🌟💋🍺🍻🍹🍷🍾🥂❤️

Tickets are on sale :

Want a free ticket - volunteer for the event :

Get ready to party on next Saturday! Pork Barrel BBQ Restaurant - Del Ray will have a DJ spinning the hits. What better way to end the crawl than a dance party? #visitdelray #alexandriava

ALERT: Specials! Specials! Specials!
Pork Barrel BBQ$3 Miller Lites, $5 spiked apple ciders & $7 Redneck burritos!

Charlie's On The Avenue $3 Charlies Lagers, $5 Mules, & 1/2 priced mozzarella sticks and right next door at their sister restaurant - The Garden will have $3 Garden Pilsner & $5 Dark & Stormy and to keep you nice and warm $5 tomato soup and grilled cheese! YUM!!!!

You seriously are going to LOVE this year's Del Ray Candy Cane Bar Crawl!

[12/08/19]   Thanks for all the Candy Cane Bar Crawl love... we just hit 200 likes❤️😎

Specials!! For the crawl here a few sneak peeks -
Hops N Shine there will be $4 specials - beers, moonshine, wings, pretzels & pulled pork sandwiches!

Northside10 there will be $5 Sierra Nevadas & Black Cherry Sangria alongside Pulled pork & chili Mac!

And.. for your yummy guilty pleasure Catch On The Ave.will have Santa's Cookies Cocktail - "peppermint schnapps, dark creme de cacoa, half & half, garnished with a candy cane!"

IF you have not bought your ticket yet ... what are you waiting for?!?!?

Did someone say Costume Contest?!?!?! 🙉🙊🙉Yes! Yes they did!
the Del Ray Candy Cane Bar Crawl in its 4th year of having an awesome party is having a contest! Kiskadee will be our host for these shenanigans and the rules are simple!
1. Wear FESTIVE 🎄 stuff. Ugly sweater. Candy stripes. Santa costume. Shoot you can dress up like Cousin Eddie if you want!
2. Take a photo in front of Kiskadee shop on the 14th from 1-5:45.📸
3. Tag Kiskadee & #visitdelray
4. Post on IG
5.And you just may win some cool Del Ray Stuff!😎

Want to score a free ticket to the Bar Crawl? Sign up to be a volunteer!! We have several spots available check it out here:

That was a long holiday weekend! Happy Monday Y'all!
#visitdelray #candycanebarcrawl #holidayseason

Surprise! The official countdown is here the 4th Annual Del Ray Candy Cane Bar Crawl is 2 weeks away ... only 14 short days!
This year we have 15 stops for you along the crawl! YES - 15!! Del Ray will be in full swing!

Lena's Wood-Fired Pizza & Tap, RT's Restaurant, Stomping Ground, St. Elmo's Coffee Pub, Pork Barrel BBQ, Evening Star Cafe, KAiZEN TAVERN, Live Oak, Charlie's On The Avenue, @TheGardenDelRay, @catchontheave, @hopsnshine, Cheesetique Del Ray, Del Ray Pizzeria, Northside10

Y'all!!! We have shirts this year! Took 3 years of you all asking "where are the bar crawl shirts” and this year... they are HERE!! We have womens t-shirts, mens t-shirts AND by popular demand...LONG SLEEVE (unisex)!
Pre-order your shirt - when you buy your ticket!

Buy tickets & pre-order shirt here:

Del Ray Candy Cane Bar Crawl's cover photo

Del Ray Candy Cane Bar Crawl's cover photo

Check out this awesome cocktail & food list from RT's Restaurant- one of our bar crawl start locations this year! RT’s is the oldest and longest run bar & restaurant on the crawl. A must visit! #visitdelray #visitalexandria #candycanecrawl

Hops N Shine

We are excited to announce that Hops N Shine will be one of three new bars on this years Crawl! Be sure to include them on your list of “must” stops. #visitdelray #alexandriava #candycanecrawl

Hops N Shine: Craft Beer and Moonshine & Secret Garden: Outdoor Patio Escape

Have you gotten your tickets yet?? The first 200 registrants get a 16oz Bar Crawl collectors cup, generously sponsored by Ted Phillips - The Del Ray CPA. Register now!

All Hallows Eve is upon us... Be careful. Be safe. Be thinking about December 14😎

What are your dreams about?!?
#forgetsugarplums #candycane #barcrawl

With all this prep to get dressed up next week... it got us thinking! What to wear to the Candy Cane Bar Crawl!?!?
#uglysweater #itisalmosttime

2019 Candy Cane Bar🍻 Crawl!
A Del Ray favorite - December 14🍥
Mark your calendars because you won’t want to miss it!
We will post details here as the elves get everything organized...
In the meantime - share the page, invite your friends & get your sweaters ready😉

[10/04/19]   Save the Date! 12/14/19

4th Annual Del Ray Candy Cane Crawl

Take a break from holiday preparations, don your most festive attire, and join the Del Ray community for an afternoon of cheer, cocktails, and raffles for a great cause! The 4th Annual Del Ray Candy Cane Bar Crawl takes place Saturday, December 14 from 1-6pm.

Participating restaurants: Rt's Restaurant, Hops N'Shine, Northside10, Cheesetique Del Ray, Catch on The Ave, Stomping Ground, Pork Barrel BBQ, Del Ray Pizzeria, St. Elmo's Coffee Pub, Evening Star Cafe, KAiZEN Tavern, Live Oak Restaurant, Charlie's On The Avenue, The Garden, and Lena's Wood-Fired Pizza & Tap

Advance tickets are $15 ($20 at the door), and include drink specials at each of the participating restaurants, 50/50 raffles, a grand prize raffle, festive costume contest, and more. Check-in starts at 12:00 pm at Lena's Wood-Fired Pizza (401 E Braddock Rd) & RT’s (3804 Mt Vernon Ave). You must check-in at one of the starting restaurants between 12-3pm. Participants can crawl to other restaurants starting at 1pm. Late check-in available at Pork Barrel BBQ (2312 Mount Vernon Avenue) only after 3:00pm.

A portion of the proceeds from the event will be donated to Community Lodgings, an incredible Alexandria nonprofit that works to lift families from homelessness and instability to independence and self-sufficiency through transitional housing, affordable housing, and youth education programs.

Don't miss this fun holiday event!

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