Garfield Park Beer Fest


Garfield Park Beer Fest

Celebrate spring and beer and flowers at Garfield Park’s Beer Under Glass, May 18, and stay at the nearby and affordable Best Western Plus Chicago Hotel at Hillside!

What could be better than visiting the Garfield Park Conservatory? Visiting the Garfield Park Conservatory, taking in plant and flower exhibits AND drinking craft beer from the best state craft beer brewers! 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.

Beer Under Glass Brewers: 2 Fools Cider; Alarmist Brewing; Aleman Brewing Company; Around the Bend Beer Co.; Banging Gavel Brews; Church Street Brewing Company

Corridor Brewery & Provisions; Decatur Brew Works; Elmhurst Brewing Company; Evil Horse Brewing Co. LLC; Forbidden Root Brewery; Goose Island Beer Co. Great Lakes Brewing Company; Haymarket Pub & Brewery; Horse Thief Hollow; Lake Effect Brewing Company

Light the Lamp Brewery; Moody Tongue Brewing Company; Oak Park Brewing Company; Old Irving Brewing Company; Ravinia Brewing Company; Rock Bottom – Orland Park; Spiteful Brewing; Twisted Hippo Brewing LLC; Virtue Cider; Werk Force Brewing Co.; Whiner Brewery LLC. And that’s only half of the visiting breweries!

The jewel of the Chicago Park system, Garfield Park Conservatory is located at 300 North Central Avenue in Chicago. For tickets, go online to and follow the prompts. Only persons 21 years of age and over may attend. A designated driver is encouraged.

Best Western Plus Chicago Hotel at Hillside, just minutes away from the Garfield Park Observatory’s Beer Under Glass, offers free shuttle service to and from Chicago’s O’Hare Airport. The hotel offers affordable, comfortable rooms, a breakfast bar and restaurant and much more. The hotel is pet friendly and offers AAA rates.