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May 18, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Beer Under Glass 2018 | Friday, May 18, 2018

General Admission Hours: 6:00 – 9:00 PM
(5:00 PM admission for VIP ticket holders and sponsors)
Cost: $60 for General Admission tickets; $80 for VIP tickets



Interested in sponsorship? Learn about opportunities here.  For further questions and information about sponsorship benefits and what you can help support, contact Barb Carney, Development Director, at or call 773.638.1766 x 33.

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 Empanadas, Bub City, Chicago Lunchbox, Das Radler, Dinky Delights, Gotta B Crepes, Haymarket Pub & Brewery, Tamale 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!










2018 Brewery Lineup

2 Fools Cider
Alarmist Brewing
Aleman Brewing Company
All Rise Brewing Company
Alter Brewing Company
ALULU Brew Pub
Arclight Brewing Co.
Argus Brewery
Around the Bend Beer Co.
Arrowhead Ales Brewing Company
Ballast Point Brewing Company
Band of Bohemia
Banging Gavel Brews
Begyle Brewing
Black Horizon Brewing Company
Blue Blood Brewing Company
Blue Island Beer Company
Blue Nose Brewery
BrickStone Production Brewery
BuckleDown Brewing
Buffalo Creek Brewing
Burnt City Brewing
Cahoots Brewing
Church Street Brewing Company
Corridor Brewery & Provisions
Cruz Blanca Brewery
Crystal Lake Brewing
Decatur Brew Works
Dovetail Brewery
DryHop Brewers
Elder Brewing
Elmhurst Brewing Company
Empirical Brewery
ERIS Brewery and Cider House
Evil Horse Brewing Co.
Exit Strategy Brewing Company
Finch Beer Company
Forbidden Root Brewery
Forge Brewhouse
Gino’s Brewing Company
Goose Island Beer Co.
Great Central Brewery
Great Lakes Brewing Company
Hailstorm Brewing Co.
Half Acre Beer Company
Half Day brewing Company
Haymarket Pub & Brewery
Hop Butcher For The World
Hopewell Brewing Company
Hopvine Brewing Co.
Horse Thief Hollow
Illuminated Brew Works
Imperial Oak Brewing
JT Walker’s Brewery
Karetas Brewing Company
Kinslahger Brewing Company
Lagunitas Brewing Company
Lake Effect Brewing Company
Light the Lamp Brewery
Lo Rez Brewing
Lunar Brewing Company
Macushla Brewing Company
Maplewood Brewing Co.
Metal Monkey Brewing
Midnight Pig
Mikerphone Brewing
Misbeehavin’ Meads
Miskatonic Brewing Company
Moody Tongue Brewing Company
More Brewing Company
Motor Row Brewing
MyGrain Brewing Company
Noon Whistle Brewing
Oak Park Brewing Company
Old Irving Brewing Company
On Tour Brewing Company
Only Child Brewing Company
Open Outcry Brewing Company
Penrose Brewing Company
Pig Minds Brewing Co.
Pipeworks Brewing Company
Pollyanna Brewing Company
Prairie Krafts Brewing Co.
Ravinia Brewing Company
Revolution Brewing
Roaring Table Brewing
Rock Bottom
Saint Errant Brewing
Scorched Earth Brewing Co.
Short Fuse Brewing Company
Short’s Brewing Company
Skeleton Key Brewery
Sketchbook Brewing Co.
Smylie Brothers Brewing Co.
Solemn Oath Brewery
Soundgrowler Brewing Company
Spiteful Brewing
Tangled Roots Beverage Company
Temperance Beer Company
Ten Ninety Brewing Co.
Tighthead Brewing Company
Tribes Beer Company
Twisted Hippo Brewing
Two Brothers Artisan Brewing
Virtue Cider
Werk Force Brewing Co.
Whiner Brewery

PLEASE NOTE: All sales are final. Tickets to this event are non-refundable. Tickets have no cash value. Due to the popularity of this event, we encourage you to buy tickets as soon as possible. Tickets are sold on a first-come, first-served basis. Space is limited. Event will occur rain or shine.

Must be 21 years of age or older with valid identification to attend and participate. All ticket holders must present a valid ID when entering the event – it will be checked at the door. Please drink responsibly and use a designated driver.


May 18, 2018
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Garfield Park Conservatory
300 North Central Park Avenue
Chicago, IL 60624 United States
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