You'll never go too long without a good beer fest in Chicago, thanks to Chicago Ale Fest. With both winter and summer renditions, drink up the best craft beers in the greater Chicago area every six months. The summer edition is held at Grant Park's Butler Fiel and more than 200 craft beers from more than 100 breweries. Knock back drafts from 4 Hands Brewing, Southern Tier, Marz Brewing, Rogue and more while enjoying views of the skyline. Each ticket includes 20 3oz samples and a portion of proceeds benefit the Grant Park Conservatory.
|Venue name:||Buckingham Fountain||Contact:|
|Cross street:||at Congress Pkwy|
|Opening hours:||Daily 8am–11pm, April–October|
|Transport:||EL stop: Red to Harrison; Brown, Orange, Pink, Purple (rush hrs) to Library. Bus: 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 10, 14, 26, 28, 126, 145, 146, 147.|
|Price:||$49, early entry $59, designated driver $19-26|