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Inside Chicago’s Sober Bar Scene

Sidney Madden
Sidney Madden
Posted on August 24
Four mocktails

Mocktails. (Bill Hogan / Tribune / Getty)

Whether you’re gearing up for this weekend’s sober bar crawl or already prepping for Sober October, Chicago’s sober scene has delicious mocktails and welcoming communities.

The LGBTQ-friendly space offers tea lattes, loose leaf tea, bubble tea, and kombucha. The sober bar also has a popping event calendar, like drag bingo and art nights.

The zero-proof bottle shop has fun programming like Dungeons and Dragons nights as well as queer and BIPOC sober socials.

Founders Adriana Gaspar and Héctor Díaz opened the nonalcoholic bar and wine shop this summer. They told the City Cast Chicago podcast about the sober experiences they facilitate yearround. Their walking club starts Sunday!

The nonalcoholic wine bar will be hosting after-church happy hours Sundays in September.

Join the group for queer people who are looking to socialize alcohol-free.

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