CAVE AFTER DARK
Unique Events for Adults 21+
Cave After Dark is a popular series of themed events for adults 21 and older at Cave of the Mounds National Natural Landmark. Each event includes a unique at-your-own-pace cave experience and theme-related reception in our Visitor Center with live music and cash bar. These special events sell out fast, so reservations are required.
Cave After Dark – Underground Cocktail Lounge
Saturday, December 15 6-9 PM
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Underground Cocktail Lounge has become one of our most popular events and a holiday season tradition here at Cave of the Mounds.
Cocktail Tasting Inside the Cave
- The Really Old Fashioned
- Jingle Juice
- Jolly Gin Fizz
- Berry Blitzen
- Naughty or Spice
- The Red Nose Rudolph
- Ho Ho Ho-t Toddy
Live Jazz Inside the Cave
Cave of the Mounds welcomes Mambo Blue, a Latin jazz quintet performing salsa repertoire of jazz standards (and maybe a few holiday tunes) featuring Vince Jesse (guitar), Paul Muench (piano), John Mesoloras (bass), Roberto Rengel (percussion), and Jim Huwe (drums).
At-Your-Own-Pace Cave Tour
A Cave After Dark event is a truly unique opportunity to explore the cave at your own pace. Staff are available throughout the cave to answer your questions.
Live Jazz and Cash Bar in the Visitor Center
The festivities continue above ground with live jazz by The Nighttime Quartet featuring Matt Hollander (guitar), Abe Sorber (vibraphone), Francis Deck (bass), and Chris Chambreau (drums). Cash bar in the Visitor Center features Wisconsin wine and beer and select cocktails.
Sample Cocktails in the Cave
Sample cocktails along the Cave Tour route.
The Really Old Fashioned
Jolly Gin Fizz
Naughty or Spice
The Red Nose Rudolph
Ho Ho Ho-t Toddy
Celebrate the Holiday Season in Style
Get into the Holiday Spirit with food, friends and fun!
Enjoy Live Jazz Above and Below Ground
Enjoy live jazz in the Cave by Mambo Blue and in the Visitor Center by the Nighttime Quartet.