Sin & Suds Beer Tour in the Loop & South Loop

Saturdays $65 / $36 no-beer; Weekdays $62 / $35 no-beer

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Bacon & Brewing Beer Tour in Lakeview & Lincoln Park

Saturdays $65 / $36 no-beer; Weekdays $62 / $35 no-beer; Sunday brunch $77 / $44 no-beer

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Pioneers & Pints Beer Tour in Bucktown & Wicker Park

Saturdays $65 / $36 no-beer; Weekdays $62 / $35 no-beer

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Beer Event Calendar

Hello Brew Crew!

Chicago is quickly asserting itself in the craft beer scene, including having incredible beer events throughout the year. Below is a calendar of the beer events for your reference. Want anymore included? Email Special shout out to Kayleigh D. for major help with the list. 



Winter Brew – January 27-28, Lincoln Square (Dank Haus, 4740 N Western); Link

Chicago Ale Fest (Winter) – January 28, Navy Pier (Grand Ballroom); Link


Cider Summit Chicago – February 11, Navy Pier; Link

Polar Beer Festival – February 11, River North (Rock Bottom, 1 W Grand); Link

Winter Wonderland of Beer – February 18, Rosemont (MB Financial Park); Link

Frost Fest Craft Beer Festival – February 25, Lakeview (800 W Waveland); Link

Uppers and Downers – February 25, Thalia Hall (1807 S Allport St); Link

Darkside V – February 26, Wicker Park (Emporium Arcade Bar, 1366 N Milwaukee Ave); Link


The Chicago Beer Festival – March 4, The Field Museum (1400 S Lake Shore Dr); Link

Windy City Brewhaha – March 4, West Loop (Revel Fulton Market, 1215 W Fulton); Link

Day & Night of the Living Ales – March 4, Bottom Lounge (1375 W. Lake St.); Link


Chicago Beer Classic – May 6, Soldier Field; Link

Chicago Craft Beer Week (CCBW) – Dates TBA, Various Locations; Link

Beer Under Glass (CCBW Opening Event) – Date TBA, Garfield Park Conservatory; Link

Maifest Chicago – Dates TBA, Lincoln Square; Link


Brew to Be Wild – June 16-17, Lincoln Park Zoo; Link

Chicago Ale Fest (Summer) – June 23-24, Grant Park (Butler Field); Link


Chicago Craft Beer Festival – Dates TBA, Lakeview (Sheffield Ave between Webster & Fullerton)

Tour de Fat – Dates TBA, Location TBA


Oak Park Micro Brew Review – August 19, downtown Oak Park; Link


St. Benedict’s Oktoberfest – September 15-17, North Center (2215 W Irving Park Road); Link

Chicago German-American Oktoberfest – Dates TBA, Lincoln Square; Link

Oktoberfest Chicago – Dates TBA, St. Alphonsus Church (Lincoln/Wellington/Southport); Link


Bacon and Beer Classic – Dates TBA, Location TBA

Festiv-Ale Beer Fest – Date TBA, Location TBA

Harvest HopDown – Date TBA, Location TBA

Local Brews Local Grooves – Date TBA, House of Blues Chicago (329 N Dearborn)

Logan Square Beer Festival – Dates TBA, Location TBA; Link

Pints for Pets – Date TBA, Location TBA (likely Revolution Brewing in Logan Square)

Rocktober BeerFest – Dates TBA, West Loop (exact location TBA)


BeerHoptacular – Date TBA, Location TBA; Link

Drink Local – Date TBA, Location TBA

Festival of Wood and Barrel Aged Beer – Dates TBA, Location TBA (likely UIC Forum at 725 W Roosevelt); Link


Brewlights – Date TBA, Lincoln Park Zoo