went on sale today, and organizers say they’re selling fast.
The three-day event takes place November 1-3 (a Friday, Saturday and Sunday) and features tours of local coffee shops from western Johnson County to Raytown.The Caffeine Crawl’s website
is selling tickets for guided bus tours, bike tours and discounted passes that allow you to carpool with friends between shops. One-day passes cost $24-32 apiece, and a three-day pass costs $80.
The Kansas City Caffeine Crawl is organized byThe Lab, a local marketing company that specializes in the beverage industry. The Lab is also planning Caffeine Crawls in Denver and Omaha
Each stop on the tour features coffee tastings (some shops will have tea and artisan chocolate tastings, too) and short, informational talks by baristas and other local coffee experts.
Plan to go? It might be a good idea to start building your caffeine tolerance now.
Here’s a list of local coffee shops participating in this year’s Caffeine Crawl, which kicks off Specialty Coffee and Tea Week in Kansas City.
Foo's Fabulous Frozen Custard
Mud Pie Vegan Bakery Coffeehouse
Oddly Correct Coffee Roasters
One More Cup
About The Coffee with PT's Coffee Roasting Co.
Annedore's Fine Chocolates
Benetti's Coffee Experience
Broadway Cafe Roasting Company
Christopher Elbow Artisan Chocolates
The Filling Station
Black Dog Coffeehouse
E.F. Hobbs Specialty Coffee
Homer's Coffee House
Parisi Artisan Coffee
The Roasterie Coffee and Tea
(the factory, at 1204 W. 27th St.)
For more info on Kansas City’s blooming coffee scene,check out this story in Ink.
What’s your favorite local coffee shop? Tweet us @chowtownkc.