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What: 3rd Annual Highwood Craft Beer & Music Festival

When: Saturday, September 12, 2015 from Noon to 9 PM

Where: Everts Park, 111 North Ave, Highwood, IL 60040

What:  25 Breweries, 50 Different Craft Beers to Sample

Live Music

Food: Highwood’s Best Restaurants

To Benefit: Moraine County Food Pantry


The 3rd Annual Highwood Craft Beer Festival will take place at Everts Park in Highwood, IL, just North of Highland Park and the North Shore of Chicago’s number one dining and entertainment destination.

The Highwood Craft Beer Festival will feature over 25 breweries & 50 different Craft Beers. Many will be great brews from the best Midwest Craft & Micro breweries and some from right here in the Chicago area.

Each GA ticket holder will get 20, 3 OZ beer samples, VIP ticket holders will get 25, 3 OZ. beer samples

Our event is to benefit the Moraine County Food Pantry we are asking all beer festival participants to bring food that we can donate to the Food Pantry. Please click here to learn more about the food pantry as well as the food items needed.

Breweries to include: (Last years brewers list) 4 Hands, Ale Asylum, Ale Syndicate, Anderson Valley, Bells, Begyle, Berghoff, Big Shoulders, Brooklyn Brewery, Craft Brew Alliance, Deschutes, Finch’s, Goose Island, Greenbush, Lagunitas, Lake Bluff, Lake Effect, Mickey Finns, New Belgian, Only Child, Oskar Blues, Revolution, Rogue, Smylie, Stone, Temperance, Ten, Ninety, Tighthead, Transient Artisanales, Two Brothers, Wyders Cider

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Great food will be provided by some of Highwood’s best restaurants & local food trucks. (sold separately) 

The event will be held in the very beautiful Everts Park, in Downtown Highwood just ½ block away from the Metra Train Station. Our event will have a great layout of breweries along the path that runs in a circle around the park and we will have food vendors placed between the breweries so it will never be a long walk to find food.

Highwood IL is known as the jewel of the North Shore when it comes to dining & entertainment not to mention the many great event including the Wednesday night Farmers Markets and the world Famous Pumpkin Fest in October that draws over 100,000 people.

Directions to Highwood: Highwood is North of Downtown Chicago located between Highland Park & Lake Forest along Chicago’s North Shore. For those of you Driving to Highwood We have Great Directions here:  Everts Park, Metra Train. Highwood is just 3 stops north of the Ravinia Park stop


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Must be 21 to enter the event The event is rain or shine. Under extreme condition, we have the right to cancel the event, and will notify festival goers via email. Responsible drinking? ​​The Festival encourages responsible drinking. Designated drivers are allowed admission at a discount and will receive unlimited free water. There is convenient Taxi and Metra train service to Highwood.


Official Sponsor:


Art of Beer  Knauz-mini