Continue the St. Patrick’s Day celebration and kick off the running season in Chicago at the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K. The 8K (4.97-mile) run is a Chicago tradition with a course that weaves its way through downtown Chicago, starting and finishing in Grant Park. Billy Goat Tavern on lower Michigan Ave is right…Details
Time to shed that winter coat and head to the Goat! Billy Goat Tavern on Navy Pier is your goat-to place. Whether March is acting like a LION or a LAMB, it’s a great time to head to the GOAT! The only thing better than a cheezborger inside is a cheezborger outside. Enjoy some of…Details
At Billy Goat Tavern, we embrace our temporary Irish roots to celebrate with everyone! The green beer flows, the cheezborgers are fresh, and our potatoes come in the form of chips!
But just remember: Erin Goat Bragh!
The Navy Pier Flower and Garden Show is a chance to bring spring to life! Mother Nature may not know what season it is, but you’ll find it here. The nine-day event, beginning March 19th, will feature 20+ life-sized gardens that you can walk through, daily seminars, DIY workshops and a marketplace. The 2017 Chicago Flower…Details
Traditions mean a lot at Billy Goat Tavern and the whole city of Chicago for that matter. One of those traditions is the dying of the Chicago River. Head down to see the river dyed green this Saturday. Then, before the parade starts, head on over to Billy Goat Tavern UNDER Michigan Avenue to fill…Details
After a delay in their schedule due to illness, Kings of Leon will finally be playing their scheduled January 23rd show on March 8th. If you still have your tickets for the show, stop by Billy Goat on Madison for a cheezborger and a beer. Then take the first shuttle over to the United Center…your…Details
“It was tough on Billy at first. That first year he must have gone through 25 bartenders. All of them were stealing. That’s why he used to sit in a high chair right by the stairs with that kid’s hammer that squeaked and that he used to bang on anybody he saw staring at the…Details
“Him? No. My brother, Mike, he’s in the back. George, he’s my first cousin, but I treat him like a brother. Sandy, she’s my second cousin, but I treat her like a first cousin. Him….he’s my third cousin, but I treat him like a fourth cousin, because he’s vlahos. You know what that means? Stupid.”
Mink is out. Goat is in.
We’re excited to be featured at #63 in Chicago Magazine’s “Why We Love Chicago!” Their series of spring fashion specials —“Diners, Dresses, & Dives” features a video with Bill Kurtis and photos of what happens when high fashion meets a The Goat. Check out the article. http://www.chicagomag.com/Chicago-Magazine/March-2017/Why-We-Love-Chicago/Billy-Goat-Tavern/
One morning in the early summer of 1934, a baby goat falls off a truck traveling east on Madison Street. Dazed and limping, it wanders into the Lincoln Tavern. Sianis sees the goat and sends one of his waiters out to get a baby bottle. While he is feeding the goat, a lawyer sitting at…Details