2016 Independence Park Beer Fest

3rd Annual Independence Park Beer Fest!


Come enjoy local craft beers, unique food trucks, live music and support your local park!  Tickets are limited, get yours today!  Event will happen RAIN or SHINE!  Online Ticket Sales end the day of the event at 11am!

Independence Park Beer Fest
Saturday, September 17th
Independence Park

This is a 21 and over event!  

All proceeds support Independence Park!

Participating Breweries

Alarmist Brewing
Ale Syndicate
Aquanaut Brewing
Around the Bend Beer Co.
Half Acre Beer Co.
Haymarket Brewing Company
Illuminated Brewing Co.
Lagunitas Brewing Co.
Lake Effect Brewing
Motor Row Brewing
Old Irving Brewing
Old Town Abbey
Pollyanna Brewing

Plus a selection of great beers from Town & Country including:

Henry’s Hard Ale
Jack O’Traveler
New Belgium
Revolution Brewing
Sam Adams
Sierra Nevada
Truly Spiked

More breweries are being confirmed, we will update the list as they come in!


Live music from Annalise and the Backsliders plus opening band Grooved Surface!

Brought to you by Independence Park Advisory Council, in partnership with Friends of the Parks.

Buy Tickets at the event!

One ticket per attendee. Must be 21+ to enter event.

Price includes: Live music, Independence Park Beer Fest tasting glass and 4 hours of beer from the best brewers around. Beer Fest t-shirts and tasty treats from local food trucks available for purchase. Rain or Shine. Tickets are limited! Online Ticket Sales end Saturday September 17th at 11am!

Price: $50 at the event.

Buy a T-Shirt!

Available in a women’s and men’s style. Men’s a solid grey T-Shirt with Fest Logo, Women’s a Grey and Blue Baseball T-Shirt, front designs  as shown above. The back of both designs will display the participating breweries logos!

T-Shirt Sales online are now closed! There will be a limited number of shirts/sizes available for purchase at the event.

Pre-ordered T-Shirts and tickets will both be available at check-in on the day of the event. If you’d like to buy a T-Shirt, but not an event ticket, Email info@independenceparkchicago.com to arrange a drop off/pickup.

We Need Some Volunteers!

We need volunteers to make this event happen.  Please click on the link below to sign up to help! We’re using VolunteerSpot to organize our upcoming Sign-ups.

Here’s how it works in 3 easy steps:

1) Click this link to see our Sign-Up on Signup.com: http://signup.com/go/NtQMCz

2) Review the options listed and choose the spot(s) you like.

3) Sign up! It’s Easy – you will NOT need to register an account or keep a password on signup.com.

We’re not asking anyone to work the whole time (unless you really want to!) volunteers are expected to purchase tickets for the event.  To show our unending appreciation for those of you who volunteer, you’ll get access to the VIP bathrooms (aka “not porta-potties”) as well as the VIP snack table!  New this year – if you sign up for two Volunteer slots, you’ll get a FREE Beer Fest T-Shirt!

 If you have any questions about volunteering contact IPAC at info@independenceparkchicago.com

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