Thursday, July 7, 2011

Travelixir: Festivus in July!

Travel bug? Feeling grounded? TRAVELIXIR: Festivus in July to the rescue! Come join Chicagoans who love to travel, those that aspire to travel, and HI-Chicago guests and get your wings back.

WHEN: Wednesday, July 20th from 7-10pm

WHERE: Butterfly Social Club, 722 W Grand Ave - right off the Grand Blue Line stop

WHAT: A FREE party sponsored by HI-Chicago and STA Travel to help you beat your wanderlust blues

A travel photo contest - party-goers vote on their favorite, and the winner gets a $150 travel voucher (good for airfare, accommodations, and other travel-related costs)

AND EVEN MORE: Free giveaways, food samples, world music DJ, dancing, networking with like-minded internationalists

DRINK SPECIALS: $5 Absolut cocktails & $1 off all beers (and free shot with the purchase of any beer!)

E-mail with 1 photo from your travels that depicts a holiday or festival (Holi in India, Carnivale in Brazil, Semana Santa in Spain, a hot dog eating festival in Texas - be creative!). Include a title for your photo. Submit your photos by Tuesday, July 19th at 5pm. You must be present at the party to win! Follow the photo submissions on HI-Chicago's Facebook page:

Come join us & become part of Chicago's hostelling community!

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