Rich & Bennett’s St. Patrick’s Day Pub Crawl Rescheduled Due To Coronavirus Concerns

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Rich & Bennett’s 20th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Pub Crawl has been rescheduled as a result of the ‘rapid evolution of the COVID-19 situation’, a news release said.

“We have concluded that hosting this year’s event at this time poses an undeniable risk to the public and we’re not willing to take that risk,” the news release said.

This decision was made after ongoing discussions with our partners, sponsors, vendors, health officials and CMPD regarding this difficult decision.

The Rich & Bennett’s team have stated not only is this a first but an emotional ride for them to lead to this cancellation.

At this time, Rich & Bennett’s 20th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Pub Crawl will be rescheduled for June 27.

Tonight and tomorrow’s prepay events at Whisky River are postponed and we will announce those rescheduled dates in the coming weeks. If you are unable to join us on June 27 and would like a refund, please email Please be patient with us as we work through numerous requests and messages.

There will continue to be updates on their website and social media outlets.

“Thank you again to our crawlers, vendors, partners, charities, family and friends for your support ahead of this year’s planned event. Twenty years ago, we set out to have a good time with friends,” a news release said. “We never expected to face such a grueling decision. We have always put safety first when planning this event and this year is no exception. We look forward to crawling with you in the future!”