Events

Final Fridays with the Latest Craze

Big RED Bus & The Latest Craze Present:
FINAL FRIDAYS Summer Sixteen Party Bus

Join us for the monthly Party Bus from Long Beach to Sunset Beach.
We will hit 2 Stops every last Friday of the month this Summer.

When: July 29th, Augusts 26th & September 30th
Pick-up: Gallagher Pub & Grill (2751 E Broadway, Long Beach, CA 90803)
Stops: Mother's Tavern & Gaslamp Long Beach
Time: 8pm-11pm
Cost: $20 per person (Tickets are available for all dates to purchase in advance.  Click here to purchase now!)
BYOB: 4 12 oz canned beverages only. No glass or hard alcohol.

Includes:
*Entry at Venues
*Live Music

The fine print:
1.PICK UP & RETURN: Our SUV will depart promptly at 8pm from Gallagher's Pub & Grill. Please arrive early for guest load in between 7pm-8pm. Surf Bus returns to Ghallagher's at 11pm.
2. Mother's Tavern w/ The Latest Craze (Live Band/DJ ensemble mixing multi-genres of music into one unique danceable sound!)
Sounds like: Surf, Dub, Rock, Reggae,Dance, Blues, Latin, Funk)
3. Gaslamp Long Beach (Live Music) 

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Long Beach Craft Beer & Taco Festival

We are heading to the lighthouse for Long Beach Craft Beer & Taco Festival!

This is a unique event celebrating craft beer, taco fusions and live music. The event is a collaborative effort of HGS and many breweries combining to raise money for an organization project in Long Beach to support the local community.
The event will showcase multiple local and regional breweries as well as local bands and DJ & local chefs competing for your catering business. Be sure to grab a business card from your favorite Taco Chef.
The event is a walk around outdoor event held at Shoreline Park / Light House in Long Beach, Ca.
Come support and enjoy the artisan craft of local breweries.

Come see Senor Toro Diablo, The Mechanical Bull. Enjoy all day free rides, games like Giant Jenga and Corn hole. Available for all guests.
We are selling General Admission & Transportation.

Pick-up: Dogz Bar & Grill (5300 E 2nd St, Long Beach, CA 90803)
Cost: $40
Check-in: 2:00pm in the back bar

Event Time Frame: 3:00pm – 6:00pm
Includes:
*Unlimited beer tasting at event
*Commemorative tasting cups
*Access to Gourmet Food Trucks ($2 Tacos)
*Live Music from South Bay's Tomorrows Bad Seeds
*Transportation on a Classic Open Top Double Decker

Purchase tickets here.

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August: Taste of Brews Trip

Join us for a fun-filled trip down to the Taste of Brews on August 20th. We have come up with an amazing package just for you.

When: Saturday, August 20th from 1pm to 4pm
Where: Pick-up: Dogz Bar & Grill 5300 E. 2nd St
Check-in begins at 12:00pm.

$40 Ticket Includes:
* Admission to Taste of Brews for 3 Hour Unlimited Craft Beer Tasting
* Taco Bar & Drink Specials at Dogz
* Transportation

Reservations are needed as tickets are limited.
Call 562-888-2870 today!

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Craft Beer Tasting

Craft Beer Tour Includes:

• Complimentary buffet-style light Appetizers at Glory Days (Before Tour at 11:30am)
• 3 x 4 oz. tastings at 2 Brewery Stops (Brew Masters Choice)
• Tour of brewery or Q&A with brew-master
• Coolers w/ice on-board bus to store growlers
• Discounts at breweries

Dates:
• Select Saturdays & Sundays

Pricing and Logistics:
• $60 for 1 x ‘Craft Beer Tasting and Tour’ ticket
• Tour runs 12-3p on Saturdays & Sundays
• Check-in begins at 11:30am

Important Details:
• No alcohol or tobacco products allowed on-board
• If a customer misses the bus due to late arrival they forfeit reservation/voucher
• We reserve the right to suspend a time frame based on minimum capacity
• Walk-ups welcome, but subject to availability

Pick- Up Location:
Glory Days Beachside Grill
620 Pacific coast Hwy.  Seal Beach, CA 90740

##Reservations:
• For reservations please see our booking calendar for availability
• Walk-ups are welcome per availability

Private Craft Beer Tasting & Tour
• Please email events@bigredbus.com or call (562) 852-9888 to book your private Craft Beer Tasting Tour

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Sunday Funday Pub Crawl

Pricing and Logistics:
• $60 for 1 Sunday Funday Pub Crawl ticket (Check Groupon & LivingSocial for specials.)
• Tour runs 1-4:00pm on Sundays depending on availability
• $800 to book any private Sunday Funday for up to 45 people!

Pick-up: Tilted Kilt Long Beach (6575 E. Pacific Coast Hwy, Long Beach 90803) Tilted Kilt is now closed, but we will still be picking up there.  There are restaurants nearby if you would like to get food & drinks before we roll out at 1:00pm.
BYOB: Yes, 4 12 oz canned beverages only.  No glass or hard alcohol.

Includes:
• 3 Coastal Irish Pubs
• Convertible Double Decker Bus
• Coastal Drives between Bars
• Happy Hour Prices
• Buffet-style appetizers at 3 venues
• Irish Pubs: Auld Dubliner, Gallagher’s, Irish Mist, Shenanigans, Dogz Bar & Grill, Shannon's on Pine

Questions call (562)888-2870 or email events@bigredbus.com.

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Please be responsible & don't drink and drive.  Uber or call Yellow Cab at (562) 444-5505.
Need a place to lay your head for the night?  Seaport Marina Hotel offers all Big RED Bus customers discounted rates. Give them a call at (562) 434-8451.

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December: Holiday Waterfront Tour of Lights

Come fly with us on the worlds' largest double -decker sleigh!! Enjoy the lights along one of the most beautiful waterfronts in the world. You will enjoy multimillion dollar homes in full décor along with the famous floating Christmas trees of the enchanting Alamitos bay.

Dates: Runs first Sunday of December 4th-December 26th; every evening except Saturday & we are closed on December 25th.         

• Times: 5:30pm-6:30pm, 6:45pm-7:45pm, 8:00pm-9:00pm 
• Pick-up Location: Tilted Kilt (6575 E. PCH, Long Beach 90803)
• Cost: Pricing starts at $13 per person (early bird pricing). Book before December 1st for early bird pricing.

Includes:
• Santa Claus Photo Ops
• Live Christmas music on board
• Hot Chocolate & Cookies
• Waterfront Tour of Lights (includes Naples, Belmont Shore, Bay Shore Ave & Belmont Heights

Reservations: Call (562) 888-2870 or email events@bigredbus.com
Private Waterfront Tours are available.

Interested in a Private Holiday Waterfront Tour of Lights?  Call us and we can make it happen for you for groups of up to 50 people.

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October: Oktoberfest

Beers, Brats, Bus, AND ENTRY for $30!!
Ziga Zaga Ziga Zaga, oi oi oi!! We're heading to Old World in Huntington Beach to celebrate Oktoberfest. Everyone meets at Dogz Bar & Grill, for a pre-party with Brats, Beers & music! Once everyone has had a brat and has a nice chicken dance buzz, we'll load the bus and roll to HB to have a blast old world style! 

Date: Sunday, Oktober 22nd
Time: 12:00-4:30pm
Cost: $30
Pick-up: Dogz Bar & Grill (5300 E. 2nd St. Long Beach, 90803)

Includes:
• Pre-party with Loads of Brats, Beers, music, and fun atmosphere
• Bus ride to and from event with coolers of beers on-board
• Entry to Old World, fun Oktoberfest day!!
• Dachshund Races (dog races) starting at 3pm

Reservations: Yes, please call (562) 888-2870.

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May: Cinco de Mayo Pub Crawl

Date: May 5th
Time: 4:00pm-7:00pm
Pick-up: TBD
Cost: $25 per person
Pick-up Location: Acapulo (6270 E. Pacific Coast Hwy. Long Beach, 90803)

• Happy Hour Specials at 3 venues (on select drinks & food)
• Musica de Mariachi on board
• Coastal Waterfront Tour on an Open-top Double-Decker Bus
• Perfect Atmosphere for Poncho’s, Sombreros & Maracas
• Piñata raffles for best dressed!
• Lots more surprises to be announced!

Reservations: Call (562) 888-2870 or email events@bigredbus.com

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March: St. Patrick’s Day Pub Crawl

You do the drinking we’ll do the driving!
There is nothing more fun than St Patrick’s Day on the Big RED Bus! Get ready to rock’n’roll, we’ll visit 3 Irish Pubs in 3 crazy hours. Our participating pubs are a great place to have a pint of Guinness, some smooth Irish whiskey, and maybe an Irish Gig if the mood shall strike you! All transportation between pubs is along the gorgeous Southern California coastline; the views are amazing from the second story vantage point, and the partying on the bus between pubs is legendary fun. Don’t miss this crazy party!

Date: March 17th
Time: 12:00pm-3:30pm

Price: $30
Pick-up: Dogz Bar & Grill (5300 E. 2nd St. Long Beach 90803)

Includes:
• 3 Irish Pubs w/ no lines or cover charge + drink specials
• Taco Buffet
• Cruising the coastline on a topless Double-Decker Bus
• St Paddy's day SWAG for all passengers
• MORE surprises on-board
Reservations: Call (562) 888-2870 or email events@bigredbus.com
We also have a St. Paddy’s Day Sunday Funday. Call for more details & pricing.

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February: ScotsFest Pub Crawl

We are heading down to the Queen Mary for year number 4 of Scotsfest! Don't miss out on this fun-filled day of Pub Crawling & Scottish Festival adventure. Get on-board for an endless family-friendly party that spills from one wild episode to the next. You'll be fed, enjoy a complimentary Beer, visit 2 Irish Pubs, see the Queen Mary, enjoy traditional Scottish games, & hear the bagpipes.

When: Saturday, February 13th from 10:30am-4:30pm
Cost: $50 for a round-trip ride to the Scottish Festival with Pub stops & more...
Pick-up Location: Legends Sports Bar
(5236 E 2nd St, Long Beach, CA 90803)

Includes:
• Ticket to Scottish Festival
• Access to Queen Mary
• Double Decker Bus & Trolley Transportation
• Complimentary 'Welcome' Bevvy
• 10% off kilt and/or accessories at Festival Vendor
• 23% of Sport Kilt 'Original' Sport Kilt Package w/ online 'promo code'
• Pre-festival pub stop at Auld Dubliner w/ light appetizers included
• Post-festival pub stop with drink specials on alcohol at either Gallagher's or Shenanigans
• Free Bloody Mary with purchase of breakfast at Legends Sports Bar

What You Need to Know:
• Seating is limited.
• Valid only for Scottish Festival on February 13th.
• Reservation includes ticket to the Scottish Festival.
• Registration is required. Please call 562-888-2870 with a credit card number to secure your seats.
• Pick up & drop off is at Legends.
• Check in begins at Legends at 10:30am
• Must be 21+ with a valid ID to consume alcohol
• Parking available around 2nd St. Please give yourself time to find parking for free in the residential streets or there is a paid lot a Chase Bank and behind Legends.
• No cancellations or refunds.
Reservations: Yes, please call 562-888-2870 for reservations.

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