Chicago, Illinois

Chicago Scavenger Hunt: Ghosts of the Chicago River

Chicago's ghoulish sites are not for the faint of heart.

Starting Area: 24 W Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60601, United States

About by Let's Roam

You’ve never done a bar crawl like this before! A Let’s Roam Bar Hunt helps you experience nightlife in a new, exciting way. Our interactive app will lead you to six vastly different bars in Chicago focusing on spots that are unique, awe-worthy, and wildly fun. At each bar, you’ll complete a set of photo and video challenges that are equal parts ridiculous and hilarious. Can you have a conversation only in rhyme? Can you order your drinks in song? Can you win a dance-off with a stranger? Compete individually or as a team to see who can rack up the most points! Start the bar hunt any day, anytime after 4 PM and make it an epic night you’ll never forget! (If you do, don’t worry, the photos save to your phone…).

Want a sneak peek of the fun? Below are the top-rated photos challenges from teams have completed on the Ghosts of the Chicago River Bar Hunt:

Team Lemon Boyz: Capture a well-timed jumping photo.

Team Nuggets: Capture a sad photo of the team member whose phone is closest to dying.

Team Eagles: You're now on Her Majesty's service. Have team members pose as if they were on the cover of the next James Bond movie.

Team Eagles: Show your team spirit. Take a photo in your best cheerleader poses or make a human pyramid.

Team Skitso: Take an epic team photo that could serve as your next album cover.

Team Gorls?: Take a photo of a teammate standing on a man-made object.

Team Lauren Weber: Love me some nature. Take a photo of a team member loving nature!

Team Lauren Weber: Take a photo of the youngest person on your team pretending to be a dog.

Team Ghost Riders: Take a photo of your co-conspirators worshipping the team leader.

Team Shelby Anderson: Food is art too! Take a photo of a team member in front of a local restaurant.

Team Chiquita Bananas: Oscar Wilde once said "Life imitates art more than art imitates life." Have your team imitate art by posing as statues!

Team District13: Capture a well-timed jumping photo.

Team District13: Take a picture of a building or an art piece showing “symmetry”.

Team Lemon Boyz: Take a photo of your tallest and shortest members together.

Team Lauren Rolfe: Take a photo of the team standing in alphabetical order by first name.

Perfect for Anyone Looking For a Good Time bar crawls are great for the fun-lovers, craft beer enthusiasts, cocktail sippers, dancefloor stars, and anyone who wants to do their night out differently. Gather your crew, create a team and then battle it out to see who will be crowned the bar hunt champion!

We can’t wait to guide you to the best bars and watering holes in Chicago. It’s about to get wild!

Book your tickets today and get ready for the night of your life.

Chicago Leaderboards

PlaceTeam NameScore
2Dysfunctional Misfits 4300
3A Scavenger Hunt Team2756
4Already exhausted2650
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Why Do A Bar Hunt With Us?

A Let's Roam Bar Crawl is designed to get you out of your comfort zone in a fun way and help you and your friends have an epic night. Our team of amazing event planners craft the ultimate bar crawl in your city. It's a perfect way to explore your city and have an awesome time! At the end of your hunt, you'll be ready to do it in another city!

How It Works

Your Bar Hunt will lead your group across town to up to 6 unique and thrilling bars. Along the way, you and your teammates will complete fun photo challenges, test your knowledge of local trivia, and solve riddles that will bring your entire group together. by Let's Roam is a great way to explore a new city or learn more about an old favorite. Learn how it works.

Why It's The Perfect Gift

It’s an epic time for the fun-lover in your life! Our bar hunt tickets are flexible and can be used in any of our locations for up to two years. When you purchase as a gift you will receive an instant printable card for the recipient. Know someone who loves craft beers, cocktails, and can’t resist a dance floor? Gift them a Bar Hunt and they’ll be thanking you well after the bars close.

How long is a Bar Hunt?

It depends on how long you want to party! Our bar hunts take about 2 hours or all night. You can pause your bar hunt if you'd like to explore a stop on the hunt or get food along the way.

When Can I Do The Bar Crawl?

Do the bar hunt any night starting at 4:00pm, even holidays! No reservation is required for groups of less than 20. Just make your group and go!

Does everyone need a ticket?

Yes! Everyone will work together on the hilarious photo and video challenges, and everyone needs a ticket in order to participate. Compete for the high score within your group and make every bar your Superbowl. Get everyone a ticket, so they're all in on the fun!

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