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Beer Under Glass

  • Garfield Park Conservatory (map)

Join us for our largest fundraiser of the year and the kick-off event to Illinios Craft Beer Week!

Celebrate the continuation of warm weather at our 9th annual Beer Under Glass! This year’s event will again be brought to you by the Garfield Park Conservatory Alliance (GPCA) in partnership with the Illinois Craft Brewers Guild.

Enjoy the Conservatory’s eight indoor display houses and outside gardens after-hours as you sip on samples from over 100 local brewers in your souvenir glass. Beer Under Glass is a fundraising event benefiting GPCA’s programming and mission while celebrating and raising awareness of Illinois’ growing craft beer industry.

Ticket sales and GPCA memberships support our mission to change lives through the power of nature and connect people to plants.

General Admission begins at 6:00 PM and ticket holders will enjoy samples from over 100 different local and out of state breweries. Food will be available for purchase from some of Chicago’s favorite food trucks along with a selection of food vendors located throughout the Conservatory.  Food vendors include:  5411 EmpanadasBub CityChicago LunchboxDas RadlerDinky DelightsGotta B CrepesHaymarket Pub & BreweryTamale Spaceship and Smylie Brothers.  Food items will be priced at $5, $8, $10.  Cash or credit accepted.  Please note there is no ATM on site.

VIP Admission begins at 5:00 PM and ticket holders will have first access to brews from over 100 Illinois breweries and receive $8 worth of food tickets (good all night) to redeem at some of Chicago’s favorite food trucks and restaurants that will be participating this year.

Thank you to our 2018 Beer Under Glass Sponsors!

Earlier Event: May 17
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Later Event: May 19
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