2017 Independence Park Beer Fest

4th Annual Independence Park Beer Fest!

Come enjoy local craft beers, unique food trucks, live music and support your local park!  This year, our funds raised will benefit the independence park special recreation group’s efforts to get new jackets and uniforms for the Special Olympics Winter games.

Tickets are limited, get yours today!  Event will take place RAIN or SHINE!  Online Ticket Sales will end the day of the event at 11am!

Independence Park Beer Fest
Saturday, September 16th
Independence Park

This is a 21 and over event. No kids, No pets!  

All proceeds support Independence Park, including the special recreation group!

Participating Breweries:

Alarmist Brewing & Taproom
Band of Bohemia
Begyle Brewing
Blue Moon Brewing Company
Dovetail Brewery
Empirical Brewery
Half Acre Beer Company
Haymarket Pub & Brewery
Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Co.
Lagunitas Brewing Co
Lake Effect Brewing Company LLC
Marz Community Brewing
Old Irving Brewing
Ravinia Brewing Company
Sierra Nevada
Town & Country Distributors

As participating breweries are confirmed, we will update the list!


Live music!
Live performance by Lunar Ticks starting at 4pm!
Live performance by Smokin’ Cattails at 6pm!

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

Buy Tickets Now!

One ticket per attendee. Must be 21+ to enter event, no pets, no children!.

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 16th at 11am!

Tickets are available at the door for $50 each.

Buy a T-Shirt!

Available in a women’s and men’s style (Men’s shown above). Beer Fets logo on the front and the back will display the participating breweries logos!


Merchandise sales have closed, a limited selection of items will be available at the Event

Buy a Sweatshirt!

Available in a unisex style. Same great design as the t-shirt! The back of both designs will display the participating breweries logos!
Color: Heather Navy

Merchandise sales have closed, a limited selection of items will be available at the Event

Buy a Hat!

New this Year! Hat with mesh back, great Beer Fest Logo on the front! One size fits most people with snapback closure.

Merchandise sales have closed, a limited selection of items will be available at the Event

To add a Merchandise and Tickets, add one to the shopping cart and use the continue shopping button to return to this page
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:

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!

Plus, if you sign up for two Volunteer slots, you’ll get a FREE Beer Fest T-Shirt!

Signup link will be posted shortly, if you’re interested in volunteering, email info@independenceparkchicago.com.

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

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