Bootlegger’s Bash

Looking to party like it’s 1929? Join The History Museum and the Studebaker National Museum at Bootlegger’s Bash from 6-10pm on Friday, April 26.

Bootlegger’s Bash is a campus event that invites you to dance, drink, and eat like you’re on Gatsby’s VIP list. Enjoy live music by Truth in Jazz and DJ Jack Shellac, specialty cocktails with spirits provided by Journeyman Distillery, Roaring ’20s programming, and more!
Costumes and period attire encouraged; no G-men allowed! Must be 21+ to attend. Prices do not include ticket fees.

Event Highlights:
-Immerse yourself in the Art Deco era with special performances from Truth in Jazz!
-Learn to dance with Vintage Swing South Bend.
-Gramophone DJ Jack Shellac.
-Flappers & Fellas Fashion Show (Costume Contest).
-Special lectures from distilling to prohibition in South Bend!
-Enjoy specialty cocktails with spirits by Journeyman Distillery.
-And more!

General Admission (The Bee’s Knees): $30
($40 at the door)
Includes food and drink for purchase, and access to all event programming.

VIP (The Mob Boss): $100 (Pre-sale only)
All General Admission benefits plus open bar, private VIP lounge, heavy hors d’oeuvres, and more!

Click here for pre-sale tickets! Prices subject to increase at the door.

Event Map and Schedule

  • January 1, 1970
  • 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm