7 Bar Crawl Business Success Stories [2024]

Updated: January 7th, 2024
Start A Bar Crawl Business

A bar crawl business is an event planning company that organizes tours of multiple bars in a specific area.

To start a bar crawl business, research the local bar scene and identify popular establishments that would attract customers.

Develop a unique theme or route for your bar crawl to differentiate it from others in the area. Secure necessary permits and licenses and establish partnerships with bars to ensure a smooth and successful event.

With careful planning and execution, a bar crawl business can provide a fun and memorable experience for customers while generating revenue for the owner.

Here are some real life success stories of starting a bar crawl business:

1. Denver Pub Crawl ($42K/year)

Tyler came up with the idea for Denver Pub Crawl after experiencing pub crawls in different countries during his travels. He noticed the differences in size and frequency of pub crawls between the US and Europe, and decided to bring the European-style pub crawl experience to Denver. By carefully researching and visiting bars, conducting test runs, and building relationships with partner bars, he successfully launched and grew the business despite the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.

How much they make: $42K/year
How much did it cost to start: $450
Current team size: 1

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On Starting A $3.5K/Month European-Style Pub Crawl Business In Denver

Denver Pub Crawl is a US-European hybrid experience for tourists and locals run by Tyler, with operations that not only were able to scale around variables like capacity and number of attendees, but also managed to grow his team from two part-time members to a team of four, including a paid intern, while answering the question of what the future looks like: continuing to push, grow, and create.

About
Tyler started Denver Pub Crawl about 4 years ago
Revenue
Tyler grew the business to $3.5K/month
Costs
It cost Tyler $450 to start the business
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So... can you actually make money with a bar crawl business?

Of course. There are millions to be made in this industry.

But how?

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So... can you actually make money with a bar crawl business?

Of course. There are millions to be made in this industry.

But how?

  1. Research real, profitable businesses and see exactly how much money they make.
  2. Study exactly what works, and what doesn’t.
  3. Take action, because now you have the roadmap.

Join Starter Story and build your next big thing:

Start Now

5. Cycle Party

Cycle Party offers Party Bike tours perfect for wedding parties, team building and just for fun. Book by the seat or rent the entire party bike.

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6. Coyote Ugly Saloon

Coyote Ugly Saloon has 20 locations around the world. Beautiful girls and booze since 1993!

Where they're located: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA

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7. Hollywood Club Crawl

4 Clubs / 1 Night / $25! Join 50 to 100+ guests as our hosts escort you to four different venues with VIP entry. Your best night out in Hollywood!

Where they're located: Los Angeles, California, USA

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