The Big Fat Sunday Funday Bar Crawl is the Crawl to End All Crawls

Food & Drink, Things to Do


Written by Lauren Spoth

Published on June 7, 2017

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Drinks at Liberty Hound, one of 11 bars in the Big Fat Sunday Funday Bar Crawl

What’s better than a bar crawl? A Sunday Funday bar crawl!‘s second annual Big Fat Sunday Funday Bar Crawl presented by Compeer will feature 11 bars across the Waterfront, Canalside, and Cobblestone neighborhoods. More than just a bar crawl, the Big Fat Sunday Funday Bar Crawl is an afternoon of day drinking in Buffalo’s coolest summer spots with awesome drink specials, tasty food, live music, giveaways, and lots of fun surprises. Into it? Keep reading. (or just get your tickets now 😉 > buy tickets )
Participating bars include 716 Food and Sport, Buffalo Iron Works,LagerHaus 95, Liberty Hound, Lockhouse Distillery & Bar, Pizza Plant Italian Pub – Canalside, Buffalo RiverWorks, Swannie House, Templeton Landing Restaurant & Special Events, and The Mahony with check-in/Bar Crawl HQ/even more drink specials at Canalside Buffalo’s Beer Garden. Jägermeister will have their Ice Kühl station set up at Canalside with cornhole, bar olympics games, and info on their Big Fat Sunday Funday Bar Crawl scavenger hunt where one lucky winner will win a Jägermeister “Shotmeister” aka a state-of-the-art stainless steel shot dispenser with cooling technology designed to chill and dispense Jägermeister at temperatures below zero degrees Fahrenheit. Yes, seriously.

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Jägermeister “Shotmeister”

Drink discounts at participating bars will include $3 shots of Jägermeister, the Exclusive shot of the Big Fat Sunday Funday Bar Crawl, plus a variety of other specials that let crawlers taste the very best of what each bar has to offer including $2 off house-made cocktails, buy-one-get-one local beers, and more. (Note: these are not the drink specials at every bar, they are just examples).
Buffalo Iron Works will be featuring $3 shots of Jägermeister plus buy-one-get-one 1/2 off *all* draft beers, $1 off Bud & Bud Light bottles/well drinks/shots of Crown, Jameson, Tullamore Dew, & Casamigos tequila, $3 cans of PBR, and buy-one-get-one 1/2 slices of Pizza al Taglio!
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Snapchat at Iron Works from the 2016 Big Fat Sunday Funday Bar Crawl

Here’s a full list of all of the participating bars and their specials:

  • 716 Food and Sport – $3 Jägermeister shots and $2 off pints of One Buffalo
  • Buffalo Iron Works – $3 shots of Jägermeister, buy-one-get-one 1/2 off *all* draft beers, $1 off Bud & Bud Light bottles/well drinks/shots of Crown, Jameson, Tullamore Dew, & Casamigos tequila, $3 cans of PBR, and buy-one-get-one 1/2 slices of Pizza al Taglio!
  • Buffalo RiverWorks – $3 Jägermeister shots and BOGO 1/2 off beers half off beers
  • Canalside Buffalo’s Beer Garden – $2 discount off all alcoholic beverages
  • LagerHaus 95 – $3 Jägermeister shots, $5 Blueberry Mules, $5 Ginger Reds, $4 German Draft beers, $10.95 Loaded Nachos, & $9.95 Triple stack club sandwiches, plus the 95th customer will receive a $50 Gift certificate for future purchase
  • Liberty Hound – $3 Jägermeister shots, $2.00 off One Buffalo draft beer, $1.00 off all other local draft beer, $2.00 off John Daly & Silver Lemonade cocktails
  • Lockhouse Distillery & Bar –  $3 Jägermeister shots & $2 off their house cocktail menu plus rolling tours of the distillery and distilling process by one of their distillers starting at noon!
  • Pizza Plant Italian Pub – Canalside – $3 Jagermeister shots, $5 select draft beers, $2 off glasses of wine,  $2 off select cocktails, $2.50 slices of cheese & cheese + pepperoni pizza
  • Swannie House – $3 Jägermeister shots, $2 well drinks, $3 Blue & Blue Lights, and $4 drafts
  • Templeton Landing Restaurant & Special Events – $3 Jägermeister shots, two-for-one 16 ounce domestic draft beers, two-for-one glasses of house wine, and a $4 Templeton Cocktail (aka a spiked summer punch)
  • The Mahony – $3 Jägermeister shots, $4.00 Modelo drafts, $6.00 Moscow mules, $6.00 rum runners, $6.00 Bloody Marys, and $3.50 on all well drinks as well as $10.00 burgers, burritos, quesadillas, and salads

Here’s how it works:
The Big Fat Sunday Funday Bar Crawl is a choose-your-own-adventure style crawl. Crawlers will check in at the Canalside Beer Garden where you will get a wristband, a map of participating bars and their discounts, chances to win door prizes, and your first drink special! From there we invite you to explore the list of bars in whatever order you’d like for as long as you’d like, receiving exclusive crawl perks at each spot.
A portion of proceeds from this event will go directly to Compeer. Tickets are on sale now for $10 presale or $15 “round-up” for Compeer and will be also available at the door for $15.

*The Step Out Buffalo Big Fat Sunday Funday Bar Crawl*

Date: Sunday June 25, 2017
Time: 12 – 6 pm / Check-in is from 12 – 2:30
Meeting spot: Canalside Beer Garden
Cost: $10 presale, $15 “round-up” for Compeer / $15 at the door > GET TICKETS NOW
The Big Fat Sunday Funday Bar Crawl is a 21+ event. This event is rain or shine, since most of the time crawlers will be at bars and also there’s this thing called umbrellas. *Participating venues & specials are subject to change at the sole discretion of the bars and/or promoter.
PRO TIP: Come with a group of friends – it’s more fun that way!

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Crawlers at the 2016 Big Fat Sunday Funday Bar Crawl

HUGE thank you to all of our sponsors: Compeer of Greater Buffalo, Inc.Jägermeister, Buffalo Iron Works, Buffalo Tech ConsultingMyCity Brew, Orangetheory Fitness Amherst – The Boulevard/ Orangetheory Fitness Amherst – Transit Road, & Print2Web, LLC  for helping to make this event possible!

About our presenting sponsor: Compeer of Greater Buffalo, Inc. recruits, screens, and matches trained volunteers and mentors in one-to-one supportive friendship relationships with children, adults, military veterans and seniors, who are striving for good mental health. Compeer believes that the healing power of friendship helps to change lives. Compeer volunteer friends and mentors become positive role models, help raise self-esteem, increase social and communication skills, and encourage independence for their Compeer friends. Compeer provides a fun, and flexible volunteer opportunity that fits into anyone’s lifestyle, as we only ask for a minimum of one hour per week. There are endless rewards and opportunities for personal growth and satisfaction when you join the Compeer family.
About our exclusive shot sponsor: Jägermeister is a precise blend of 56 mysterious herbs and specific spices, roots and blossoms. Unique, deep, and delicious, Jägermeister features a perfect harmony of spiciness, sweetness, and bitterness.
About the organizers: is a local website based in Western New York that informs people on the latest and greatest happenings in the area. We’re a popular and ever-growing resource for people all over the region, and now we’re bringing great events to the Queen City that encourage and support businesses in our community! Follow us ~ Snapchat (username: stepoutbuffalo) // Instagram @stepoutbuffalo // Twitter @stepoutbflo // Facebook (Step Out Buffalo)

Written by <a href="" target="_self">Lauren Spoth</a>

Written by Lauren Spoth

Lauren is the Creative Marketing Director at Step Out Buffalo aka the person who posts all those memes on social. A lover of Buffalo, food, travel, and animals, she can usually be found trying different local restaurants while planning her next adventure and asking passersby if she can pet their dog. Follow her dog-petting adventures on Instagram @laurenspoth
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