Highwood Craft Beer Festival

Saturday, August 17, 2013 - 12:00 PM to 4:30 PM


HIGHWOOD, IL (AUGUST 17, 2013) – Craft beer drinkers rejoice!  The North Shore’s First Craft Beer Festival is heading to Highwood’s Everts Park (130 Highwood Avenue) on Saturday, August 17th from noon-4:30pm. The growing craft beer connoisseur population throughout Chicago’s northern suburbs can taste and appreciate specialty beers from craft breweries across the country!


Celebrating the best of local, Midwest and American craft beers, Highwood’s Craft Beer Festival will feature many seasonal and year-round brews from small local independent breweries to some of the best-known microbreweries nationwide.  Attendees will be able to sample from 35 breweries offering some 70 different beers. 


VIP and general admission tickets will go on sale June 22nd, and be available at www.HighwoodCraftBeerFest.com.  A limited number of discounted early bird tickets are available at $50 for VIP entrance starting at noon, or $35 for general admission starting at 1pm.  Attendees will receive a wristband, a brewers list card, a reusable sampling glass, drink tickets for three ounce beer samples, and a bag of pretzels with a string to make their own pretzel necklace. A variety of food and non-alcoholic beverages will be available from Highwood’s diverse restaurants. The event will also feature live entertainment from local bands.


Highwood’s Craft Beer Festival will be donating a portion of its proceeds to local charities.


This event is strictly for those 21 years of age and older. Highwood advocates responsible drinking, and recently aligned with Parents. The Anti-Drug to combat underage drinking in the community. Attendees are encouraged to take the Metra Train to the Highwood Metra stop located only ½ block from Everts Park. Designated driver tickets will also be available. For more information and to purchase tickets please visit: http://www.HighwoodCaftBeerFest.com.