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



Chicago on Tap – April 26, 2018, Thalia Hall; Link 


Chicago Beer Classic – May 5, 2018, Soldier Field; Link

Illinois Craft Beer Week – May 18-25, 2018, Various Locations; Link

Beer Under Glass (ICBW Opening Event) – May 18, 2018, Garfield Park Conservatory; Link


Maifest Chicago – TBA, Lincoln Square; Link

Beer Camp Presented By Sierra Nevada – TBA, Navy Pier, Link

Craft Brews at the Zoo – TBA, Lincoln Park Zoo; Link

Chicago Ale Fest (Summer) – TBAGrant Park (Butler Field); Link


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

Tour de Fat by Fat Tire – TBA, Northerly Island, Link


Oak Park Micro Brew Review – TBA, downtown Oak Park; Link


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

St. Benedict’s Oktoberfest – TBA, North Center (2215 W Irving Park Road); Link

Beer Mansion Presented By Brooklyn Brewery – TBA, Morgan’s on Fulton (950 W Fulton St b, Chicago, IL 60607); Link

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

Würst Music & Beer Fest  – Dates TBA, West Loop (exact location TBA)


Beer Circus – October 1, noon-5 PM, Lagunitas brewery (2607 West 17th Street); Link.

Bacon and Beer Classic – Dates TBA, Location TBA

Festiv-Ale Beer Fest – Date TBA, Location TBA

Harvest HopDown – Date TBA, Location TBA

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

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


BeerHoptacular – November 4, 2017, Cinespace Chicago Film Studios; Link

Festival of Wood and Barrel Aged Beer – November 10-11, 2017, UIC Forum at 725 W Roosevelt; Link


Brewlights – December 7, 2017, Lincoln Park Zoo; Link.



Winter Brew – TBA, Lincoln Square (Dank Haus, 4740 N Western)

Chicago Ale Fest (Winter) – TBA, Navy Pier (Grand Ballroom)


Cider Summit Chicago – TBA, Navy Pier; Link

Polar Beer Festival – TBA, River North (Rock Bottom, 1 W Grand)

Winter Wonderland of Beer – TBA, Rosemont (MB Financial Park)

Frost Fest Craft Beer Festival – TBA, Lakeview (800 W Waveland)

Uppers and Downers – TBA, Thalia Hall (1807 S Allport St)

Darkside VI – TBA, Wicker Park (Emporium Arcade Bar, 1366 N Milwaukee Ave)


The Chicago Beer Festival – TBA, The Field Museum (1400 S Lake Shore Dr)

Windy City Brewhaha – TBA, West Loop (Revel Fulton Market, 1215 W Fulton)

Day & Night of the Living Ales – TBA, Bottom Lounge (1375 W. Lake St.)