Craft Beers at the Zoo
Jun 18

Craft Beers at the Zoo

  • Lincoln Park Zoo

Two days to go wild, craft beer lovers! Don't miss Lincoln Park Zoo’s third annual craft beer festival, Craft Brews! Savor a selection of 75-plus specialty brews produced by more than 35 local and regional breweries at this one-of-a-kind event. Beer tasting stations will be set up throughout the zoo’s beautiful gardens during this after-hours experience just for adults. Plus, enjoy food for purchase, DJ entertainment, lawn games and views of the zoo’s amazing animals!

Craft Brews is expected to sell out early, so purchase your tasting pass today. (A limited number of VIP tickets will also be sold. VIP tickets include exclusive beer tastings, snacks and access to a private lounge and restrooms.)

6–10:30 p.m.
For participants ages 21 and older
General Admission Tickets: $49
VIP Tickets: $79 (limited quantities)
Designated Driver Tickets: $20

What Everyone Receives:
20 different 3-ounce samples of more than 75 brews
Souvenir tasting glass
DJs playing in various areas throughout the zoo
Food available for purchase

VIP Admission Extras Featuring Band of Bohemia:
VIP area at Café at Wild Things rooftop deck!
Exclusive Band of Bohemia brew samples and complimentary culinary brewhouse paired snacks.

Chicago's Premier Brewpubs and Breweries Under One Roof
11:00 am11:00

Chicago's Premier Brewpubs and Breweries Under One Roof

  • Band of Bohemia

We've teamed up with the James Beard Foundation and The Illinois Restaurant Association to host "Chicago's Premier Brewpubs and Breweries Under One Roof" at Band of Bohemia on Monday, May 1 from 11am-6pm.

This open-house style event will feature Chicagoland's leaders in the brewing industry, including Half Acre, Three Floyd's, Revolution, Off Color, Forbidden Root, Pipeworks, and 18th Street. Dark Matter Coffee will also being hanging out with us! 

$25 at the door includes entry, a custom James Beard Foundation glass, and access to all showcased beers. Food can be purchased a la carte. 

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