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Saturday, August 5th 2017

Welles Park | 2333 W Sunnyside Ave, Chicago, IL 60625

Chicago's largest "Craft Beer Party in the Park" is back and will once again be hosted within the beautiful Welles Park.

Festivities will commence at 12:00 PM for ImBIBE members and Illinois Craft beer summer passport holders with more than 20 stickers. General Admission will begin at 1:00 PM. The festival will conclude at 4:00 PM.

Our General Admission experience will include:
Local craft beer (check the list for all the participating breweries!)
3 hours of entertainment
Food for purchase from Fountainhead and Taco in a Bag

NEW THIS YEAR!

The Illinois Craft Brewers Guild has partnered with the Sierra Club to help promote their #SaveTheGreatLakes Campaign! Visit their booth to sign the petition that will be sent to Congress!

For Illinois craft beer passport holders with at least 20 stickers:

TimeOut Chicago will be joining us as well and will be raffling off tickets to board the Mystic Blue Cruise on Tuesday, August 15 from 7:00-9:00 PM! Winners will enjoy a 2-hour scenic cruise on Lake Michigan, two complimentary glasses of wine, music, and more! There will be 8 pairs of tickets raffled off. More information about the event

The ICBG will also be raffling off 8 beautiful stainless steel growlers!

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Chicago's largest "Craft Beer Party in the Park" is back and will once again be hosted within the beautiful Welles Park.

Festivities will commence at 12:00 PM for ImBIBE members and Illinois Craft beer summer passport holders with more than 20 stickers. General Admission will begin at 1:00 PM. The festival will conclude at 4:00 PM.

Our General Admission experience will include:
Local craft beer (check the list for all the participating breweries!)
3 hours of entertainment
Food for purchase from Fountainhead and Taco in a Bag

NEW THIS YEAR!

The Illinois Craft Brewers Guild has partnered with the Sierra Club to help promote their #SaveTheGreatLakes Campaign! Visit their booth to sign the petition that will be sent to Congress!

For Illinois craft beer passport holders with at least 20 stickers:

TimeOut Chicago will be joining us as well and will be raffling off tickets to board the Mystic Blue Cruise on Tuesday, August 15 from 7:00-9:00 PM! Winners will enjoy a 2-hour scenic cruise on Lake Michigan, two complimentary glasses of wine, music, and more! There will be 8 pairs of tickets raffled off. More information

The ICBG will also be raffling off 8 beautiful stainless steel growlers!

Located in the growing and prospering 47th Ward, Welles Park features 15-acres of open land and is located in the heart of Lincoln Square at Lincoln and Montrose Avenues. The park is known as a gathering place for musicians, sports, and fitness enthusiasts of all kinds. The park is also known for its green, wrought-iron, European-style gazebo on the west side of the park and sits as a centerpiece for the Lincoln Square community.

PLEASE NOTE:

*All ticket sales are final--NO REFUNDS. Event will be held rain or shine! *Must be 21 years of age or older with valid ID to participate in this event. *The entire event runs between 12:00-4:00 PM. ImBIBE and Drink Illinois passport (with more than 20 stickers) ticket holders get access from 12:00- 4:00 PM and General Admission from 1:00 - 4:00 PM. *Non-beer drinking guests do not need a ticket to the fest. However, anyone found sharing beer will escorted from premises.

Additional Event Information:

TRANSPORTATION: We encourage attendees to drink responsibly and take public transportation. Although there is street parking, public transportation via the brown line is strongly encouraged. For directions using public transportation visit www.transitchicago.com.

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Craft Beer Under the Sun

ImBIBE & Passports with 20 or more stamps - Entry: 12pm - 4pm

General Admission - Entry: 1pm - 4pm

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